BEST Immunity Boost Juice to fight cold & flu
Whether you're trying to avoid catching sick, or you're trying to get over your sickness, this little drink will do the trick to fight away those bugs. Packed with antioxidants and vitamin-c. And bonus, it's really tasty to sip on this healthy juice.
Servings 3 (1/2 cup) servings
- 2 oranges
- 1 lemon
- 2 carrots (or 1/4 cup (60 ml) 100% carrot juice if not using juicer)
- 3 tbsp ginger fresh, chopped
- 2 tbsp turmeric fresh, chopped
- 1 tbsp manuka honey (or local honey, or agave for vegans)
- 1 tbsp warm water
If using a juicer
Carefully cut skins away from lemon and orange. Chop carrots into large chunks. Chop ginger and turmeric into small pieces.
Using a juicer add oranges, lemon, carrots, ginger and turmeric.
Mix together honey and warm water and pour into juice to sweeten, mix well. Chill juice in fridge.
When ready to drink, divide juice between small cups (1/2 cup per serving). Sip and enjoy.
If juicing by hand
Juice lemon and orange with a hand juicer and pour into a medium/large jar. Add 1/4 cup (60 ml) carrot juice.
Mix together honey and warm water, and pour into juice to sweeten. Mix well.
Peel and chop ginger and turmeric into thin slices. Add to juice and let steep for a couple hours, or overnight depending on how strong you like the spiced flavours. Keep juice chilled in fridge, sealed tightly.
When ready to drink, divide juice between small cups (1/2 cup per serving). Use a small strainer to catch any slices when pouring. Sip and enjoy.
Juice will keep in fridge for up to 3 days. Stir or shake well before serving.
Nutritional information is a rough estimate.
Calories: 105kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 32mg | Potassium: 481mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 6990IU | Vitamin C: 69mg | Calcium: 66mg | Iron: 2mg