Do you start your day with your regular coffee? Well, stop right there. It’s time you change your daily routine for the sake of good health. Give your day a kick start with a decent drink that is stacked with anti-inflammatory properties and ingredients which will promise to give your immune system the required boost. The power ingredient here is the turmeric which you can find easily in your pantry.
Want to learn how to make different delicious turmeric-based smoothies? Read on.
Immune Defender Smoothie:
- 1 cup strawberries
- 1 cup green kale
- ½ peeled orange
- 2 Tablespoons of unsalted sunflower seeds
- A pinch of honey and turmeric powder
- 1 cup unsweetened Almond milk
Blend all the ingredients together.
Fruity Turmeric Smoothie:
- ½ cup frozen mango
- ½ cup frozen peach
- 1 cup coconut water
- ½ cup lime juice
- 1 teaspoon of turmeric powder
- 1/8 teaspoon of grated black pepper
- Hemp seeds
- Grated Turmeric root
Blend the first six ingredients in a blender and top with hemp seeds and turmeric root as desired.
Pineapple Smoothie with Turmeric:
- 1 cup frozen diced pineapple
- 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
- 1 tablespoon shredded coconut
- 1 tablespoon chia seeds
- ½ peeled lime
- 1 cup of coconut water
- A pinch of black pepper
- 1 sprig of mint
Blend all the ingredients together until it’s smooth in texture. Drinking this smoothie regularly fights off immune-related problems and reduces body inflammation.
Vitamin C Smoothie:
- 1 orange
- ½ lime juice
- ½ lemon
- 2 tablespoons raw honey
- Pinch of turmeric powder
- ½ inch ginger
- Add water as required
Take one orange and extract all its juice in a juicer. Meanwhile, add all the liquid ingredients to the blender. Add the extracted orange juice, ginger, honey and turmeric powder. Blend it well until smooth. A glass of this smoothie is a great detoxifier and also, excellent for your immune system.
Master Immune Boosting Smoothie:
- 1 small orange
- 1 ripe mango
- ½ lime juice
- 1 tablespoon nut butter of choice
- I teaspoon turmeric
- 1 cup coconut milk
- 1 small beet root, cut into chunks
- ¼ cup fresh pomegranate juice
- I teaspoon honey
- ½ cup water
- 5-6 fresh mint leaves
Put all the solid ingredients in the blender in the form of chunks and blend well. Add all the liquid and powder ingredients afterwards and give it a blend again. This will give the smoothie a nice maroon color. You can also season it with chia seeds if you like. This smoothie is an excellent detoxifier for an everyday use.
Tropical Turmeric Cleansing Green Smoothie:
- 2 cups of fresh kale
- 2 cups of coconut milk
- 2 cups of pineapple
- 1 cup mango
- ½ juice of lemon
- 1 tablespoon fresh ginger
- ½ teaspoon to ½ ground turmeric to taste
Take all the fruits in the form of chunks and put them in the blender. Then take the ginger in the form of a paste or solid. Blend all of them until it gives a smooth texture. Further add all the liquid ingredients, giving it a last blend until smooth. Enjoy your smoothie!
You should give these recipes for smoothies a try, and you would feel a great difference in your health in a few days. Turmeric fights off inflammation and makes your immune system stronger and these smoothies can help you fight off some dangerous ailments.