Immune Boosting Wellness Drink
I know everyone is getting ready for the holidays but It’s also cold and flu season! Avoid getting stuck at home sick with these immunity boosting wellness shots.
It’s made with just 5 simple ingredients and easy to make. Just juice and strain. If you don't have a juicer you can easily blend all these Ingredients and strain it. Just don’t forget to strain it. The texture isn’t very fun when it’s not strained
Wellness Drink Ingredients
Pineapple - Pineapples contain bromelain which is a enzyme with anti-inflammatory properties. It fights infections and kills bacteria. It’s a natural flu fighter. Also a great source in vitamin C.
Orange - Orange is a excellent source of vitamin C. It supports your immune system and may be effective in fighting against the common cold. You could also substitute other type of citrus like tangerines, clementines, or mandarins.
Lemon- Lemons are packed with nutrients including vitamin C, B-complex vitamins, calcium, iron, magnesium, potassium, and fiber.
Turmeric- Turmeric helps fight infections. Its anti-inflammatory qualities relieves symptoms of cold and flu.
Ginger- Ginger is a strong anti-inflammatory and antioxidant. It boost immune health.
(Optional ) Cayenne peppers: Cayenne activates your circulatory system which aids in combating cold and flu.
** This recipe is to help keep your immunity up. If you are sick with a sore throat omit the oranges and lemon because the acid can be a irritant to a sore or inflame throat.
These shots are :
Sweet with a spicy kick
Rich in Vitamin C
You can make these shots as spicy or fruity as you like. I make mines sweet with a spicy kick. If you aren’t used to ginger shots I wouldn’t go to heavy on the ginger! Taking it for the first time may surprise you because of its spicy taste. Remember, a little goes a long way.
When I make these for my children I like to juice a little extra pineapple or orange and add it in their drinks so they aren’t scared away by the spiciness of the ginger.
Prep all your fruits. Slice the peels off the citrus fruits and cut them into quarters. Slice the skin off the pineapples and cut them into chunks.
Wash your ginger and turmeric. You do not have to take the skin off.
How to drink
These are best when fresh so I recommend just pouring into a glass and drinking it right away.
I also pour these into a squeeze bottle and gradually take shots of these throughout the day until it’s gone.
If you don’t drink right away no problem. Store in the refrigerator for up to 25-72 hours depending on your juicer recommendation.