You’ve purelled, you’ve sneezed, and you’ve cough drop-galored. While no one thing can guarantee a sick-free zone, Physio Logic’s Clinical Nutritionist, Michelle Miller, MSACN; and Nutritional Educator & Registered Dietitian, Rachel Naar, RD, wanted to share some of our favorite immune-boosting recipes. These are easy to drink and much on (slurping allowed), and will help satisfying cravings with vegetables at the forefront.

Buckwheat Hot Toddy contains food that boosts immune system.

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1. Buckwheat Hot Toddy

When it comes to soothing cold and flu-like aches and pains, a warm Hot Toddy spiked with ‘the good stuff’ can definitely do the trick on a cold night. Buckwheat honey also lends the benefits of antioxidant-rich honey as well as a dark, molasses-like sweetness. << Click Here for the Recipe >>

Asian-inspired Chicken Soup contains food that boosts immune system.

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2. Asian Chicken Noodle Soup

What is so obliging about this hearty chicken soup is that you can add any vegetables that suit your fancy: napa or Savoy cabbage, mushrooms, Chinese broccoli, broccolini, onions, leeks, mustard or turnip greens, celery or whatever tickles your fancy. << Click Here for the Recipe >>

Coconut Spinach and Chickpeas contains food that boosts immune system.

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3. Braised Coconut Spinach & Chickpeas with Lemon

This spicy, tangy dish of greens was designed to be served over a sweet potato. See? Both comforting and your daily dose of vegetables, all in one dish. << Click Here for the Recipe >>

Golden Vegetable Soup

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4. Golden Vegetable Soup

Turmeric is in the spotlight for super immunity foods at the moment, but with its pungent flavor and oftentimes off-putting texture, it can be a hard sell. A rich and creamy Golden Vegetable soup disguises turmeric into a silky puree with Vitamin A-rich sweet potatoes and carrots. << Click Here for the Recipe >>

Grounding Winter Salad contains food that boosts immune system.

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5. Grounding Winter Salad

Roasting vegetables—especially root vegetables—gives them a grounding energy, which has an incredible power to connect us back to the earth’s core. << Click Here for the Recipe >>

If, when you’re done trying all these recipes, you want to learn more about how you can use Clinical Nutrition at Physio Logic as part of a healthy lifestyle, contact us. Use the form below to get started.