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[RECIPE] Sweet Sensation Immune Booster Smoothie

This immune-boosting smoothie is both satiating and nutritious, ticking all the important boxes for a quick winter breakfast or snack option.

Rich in immune-boosting nutrients, this is the ideal way to strengthen your immune response to ward off winter bugs.

Ingredients

  • 1 frozen banana
  • 1 cup frozen pineapple, diced
  • 2-3 cups of spinach
  • 1 knob of fresh ginger, peeled
  • 1 knob turmeric root, peeled
  • ½ tbsp natural honey
  • 1/8 tsp ground black pepper
  • ½ cup coconut milk

Ginger has antiviral and antibacterial properties. It contains powerful anti-inflammatory phytonutrients, which may help to ease congestion and relieve sore muscles.

Method

  1. Add the ingredients to a blender and blitz until smooth. Add milk to thin it out if need be.
  2. Enjoy!

Author: Pedro van Gaalen

When he’s not writing about sport or health and fitness, Pedro is probably out training for his next marathon or ultra-marathon. He’s worked as a fitness professional and as a marketing and comms expert. He now combines his passions in his role as managing editor at Fitness magazine.

When he's not writing about sport or health and fitness, Pedro is probably out training for his next marathon or ultra-marathon. He's worked as a fitness professional and as a marketing and comms expert. He now combines his passions in his role as managing editor at Fitness magazine.

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