7 Delicious Recipes To Help Support Your Immune System
Stand up to cold season like a boss with these restorative and nutritious meals packed with immune-supporting vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. A lot of these foods are common flavor boosters like garlic, ginger, and mushrooms (along with a few wild cards like kimchee and miso), making eating your way to good health this winter easy, affordable, and tasty.
Miso Mushroom Ramen
This delicious miso mushroom ramen is the perfect meal when you're not feeling 100%. Mushrooms contain beta-glucan, which can lower your inflammatory response and kick your immune system into high gear. Miso is rich in probiotics, which contain friendly bacteria that can have a powerful impact on your immunity.
Braised Coconut Spinach + Chickpeas With Lemon
This coconut spinach and chickpeas dish offers a big hit of vitamin C from the dark leafy greens and lemon, plus tons of vitamin A from the sweet potato, along with garlic, ginger, and ghee, which may reduce inflammation due to its butyric acid content.
Grounding Winter Salad
Your grandma's advice about chicken soup is actually true. Gut-healing bone broth, garlic, and veggies make this soup a soothing meal for when you're feeling depleted. Research found that particular anti-inflammatory properties and amino acids in chicken soup can help reduce symptoms of respiratory infections.
Ginger Peanut Stew
Ginger and turmeric strike again with their anti-inflammatory and cold-preventing powers in this rich ginger peanut stew, while cilantro (or coriander) can help remove heavy metals from the body.
Kimchee Fried Rice
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