Keep your immune-boosting smoothie kick going with this great recipe by Chef Abby! It includes ingredients with incredible health benefits:
Spinach - Provides B Vitamins and iron, which your body uses to make blood cells
Mango - Contains Vitamins A and C which help make your overall immune system stronger
Dark Fruits - Contains phytochemicals which strengthen your immune system and can help fight cancer
Carrots - High in Vitamin A
Ginger - Good for gut health and can sooth an upset stomach
Chef Abby is going live on Facebook to demonstrate how to make a few favorite recipes! She is making "As Good As a Greek Restaurant Hummus", "Vegan Mayonnaise", and "Homemade Pita Chips".
Cooking demos are a great way to learn how to cook new things in the comfort of your home. You can watch the chef cook and then try it or you can cook alongside (with the blessing of being able to pause, rewind, and rewatch as much as necessary!).
Read more for the recipes and leave a comment on this blog and tell us at Whole Health Everyday about your experience cooking with Chef Abby or any future cooking demos you would like to see!
These smoothies contain immune boosting benefits!
Cardamon - Has virus-fighting manganese plus minerals, antioxidants, and vitamins (like Vitamin C) that help detoxify blood, aid your digestive system and support your immune system.
Turmeric - Is wonderful because it has antioxidants, antibacterial, antiviral, anti-carcinogenic, and anti-inflammatory properties that all help to prevent and fight diseases.
Cinnamon - Did you know cinnamon has the highest amount of antioxidants among the most popular herbs and spices? It contains manganese, iron, fiber, calcium, vitamin K and has anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, and anti-diabetic benefits that all support a strong immune system.
Nutmeg - This ingredient also has antioxidants that benefit your immune system. Nutmeg is rich in potassium, calcium, iron, and manganese that help your digestive system and joint pain (in addition to there immune boosting powers!).
A great way to boost your immune system (because we can all use more of that right now!) is to eat fermented vegetables because they offer increased probiotics, enzymes, vitamins, and fatty acids. One of our favorites is Chef Rebecca's Sauerkraut 2 Ways!
Looking for an immune-boosting recipe?
Chef Rebecca has a recipe that utilizes spirulina - a powerhouse ingredient that has inflammation-fighting properties, which as we learned in Chef Paige's "Support Your Immune System" blog, helps bolster our immune systems! It's also a great antioxidant and contains high levels of protein and vitamins.
Citrus is still in full swing this time of year! Chef Corey's recipe for burnt orange slices is a unique take on candied oranges that will have you falling in love with oranges all over again (or even for the first time!).
Chef Dan has a recipe that is exploding with flavor and nutrition! Broccoli falafels are made with a broccoli slaw to make a healthy twist on a Middle Eastern favorite. Then, his spicy harissa and dill yogurt sauce top off this gyro wrap for a meal you'll be coming back to. Try out this recipe and let us know what you think!
Butter can be a point of tension when starting a new diet. If you're going dairy-free or reducing fat, but you need butter for cooking or baking, what can you do? Chef Rebecca has crafted a butter-less butter recipe that is so tempting and desirable, people are making the switch regardless of diet choices!
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Wishing for a warm and hearty side dish? OhSheGlows.com has shared a wonderful recipe for Roasted Butternut Squash with Kale and Almond Pecan Parmesan that could even serve as a main course! This recipe also shares how to make your own non-dairy cheese alternative. Read on to find the recipe and leave a comment with your thoughts.
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