Delicious, refreshing and good-for-you drink. This immunity boosting juice has citrus, turmeric root, ginger root and honey and is loaded with vitamins and antioxidants. This is a must have drink in your everyday repertoire, especially during the winters and flu season.
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I believe in eating well and arming your body to cope with any seasonal illness or in general to be healthy. It is not always easy to eat a balanced meal at all times. We all know that with our busy schedules these days, many a times we choose to eat and feed our families something, anything really quickly. And it is totally ok.
On days/ weeks like that, I add this juice or a smoothie that is also filled with lots of good stuff, to our routine. Our family loves these Blueberry Almond Butter Smoothie, Strawberry Peach Smoothie and Oatmeal Date Smoothie.
I love serving my family this Immunity Boosting Citrus Juice, because
- It is delicious and loaded with vitamins and antioxidants, which helps boost your body’s immunity.
- It has Turmeric, and the curcumin in it has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.
- The Orange and Lemon in this is rich in Vitamin C, which is also an antioxidant and helps with reducing cell damage.
- It has Ginger, which also has great anti-inflammatory properties
- It has Honey, which is an antiseptic and antibacterial.
How to make Immunity Boosting Juice with Citrus, Turmeric and Ginger
- Prepare the ingredients by peeling the oranges (if you are using whole oranges instead of juice), scrubbing the ginger, scrubbing and peeling the turmeric root and juicing the lemon.
- Combine and blend all the ingredients in a powerful blender like the Vitamix.
- Serve cold.
- Use a high powered blender like the Vitamix or Blendtec, so there is no need to strain anything.
- You can add a pinch of black pepper to this at the end, as the black pepper helps the curcumin in the turmeric to absorb better.
- You can add celery, greens or any other fruit or vegetable to this as well.
- If fresh turmeric root is hard to find, use good quality organic turmeric powder.
- I would use fresh ginger for this and not ground ginger or skip it, if you don’t have it.
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Immunity Boosting Citrus Juice with Turmeric and Ginger
- 2 cups orange juice freshly squeezed preferred
- 1 apple cored and sliced
- 2 inch turmeric root peeled and roughly sliced
- 1 inch ginger scrubbed and roughly sliced
- 1 lemon juiced
- 2 tbsp honey
- 1 cup ice
- Add all the ingredients to a high powdered blender and blend till smooth.
- Pour into glasses and serve immediately.