4 smoothies to boost your immune system!


Here are 4 of my favourite morning smoothies which will help boost your immune system whilst we are going through the uncertainty of COVID-19.


THE GREEN SMOOTHIE

INGREDIENTS:

1 banana

200 g baby spinach

250 ml fresh apple juice

1 lime

METHOD: 1. Peel the banana and cut into nice big slices on a chopping board – ideally you want to use frozen bananas, so try to remember to do this the day before. 2. Put the banana and spinach in a blender and pour in the apple juice. 3. Cut the lime in half and squeeze all the lime juice into the blender. 4. Secure the lid and blitz until smooth, then serve.



THE PURPLE MACHINE

INGREDIENTS:

2 pears

150 g frozen blueberries

100 ml fresh apple juice

METHOD: 1. Remove the stalks from the pears, then use a knife to cut into quarters, removing and discarding the cores. 2. Put the pears and blueberries in a blender, then pour in the apple juice. 3. Secure the lid and blitz until smooth, then serve.



VITAMIN C SMOOTHIE

INGREDIENTS:

2 cm piece of ginger

1 carrot

200g frozen mango

200 ml fresh orange juice

1 lime

METHOD: 1. Use a teaspoon to scrape all the skin off the ginger, then finely grate onto a board. 2. Peel the carrot, then trim and roughly chop it. 3. Put the ginger, carrot and frozen mango in a blender, then pour in the orange juice. 4. Cut the lime in half and squeeze all the lime juice into the blender. 5. Secure the lid and blitz until smooth, then serve.



THE IMMUNE BOOSTING WHITE SMOOTHIE

INGREDIENTS:

1 banana

3 tablespoons ground almonds

250 ml milk

runny honey, to taste

METHOD: 1. Peel the banana and cut into nice big slices on a chopping board – ideally you want to use frozen bananas, so try and remember to do this the day before. 2. Put the banana, ground almonds, milk and honey in a blender. 3. Secure the lid and blitz until smooth, then serve

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