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8 Dietitian-Approved Smoothie Recipes to Boost Your Immune System

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Smoothies are a great way to get a lot of immune-boosting vitamins and minerals into your diet - and sneak in some extra greens if you don’t always eat enough of them throughout the day. 

Below are eight dietitian-approved recipes packed with Vitamin C, an essential vitamin in fighting infection, sickness and disease. These recipes also have other major vitamins and minerals needed to keep us healthy overall such as Vitamin A, B12, D, E and K. 

Not only are these immune-boosting smoothies super tasty, quick to make, and easy to keep around to refuel after a workout, but they are also extremely versatile. The keys to a good smoothie are a base, some greens or berries, a healthy fat, adequate fiber, and protein if you’re looking to stay lean and increase muscle, but anything you add in to or take out from the recipes below won’t be too impactful on the overall taste. You can build these smoothies up to help with muscle growth, thin them down to aid in weight loss, or find a happy medium to provide you with a healthy snack or meal.

Some favorite additives in smoothies you might consider are protein powders, chia or flax seeds, ground oats, collagen and/or probiotic supplements. 

You can also make a bulk batch of these and keep them in your fridge or freezer for a quick go-to option when you’re short on time.

Very Berry Smoothie

Very Berry

  • ½ cup of milk of choice

  • 5-7 strawberries

  • 1/3 cup of blueberries

  • 1/3 cup of raspberries

  • 2 scoops of vanilla protein powder

  • 1-2 tbsp of chia or flax seed

Green Goddess 

  • 1/2 cup of milk of choice

  • 1 handful of spinach

  • 1 kiwi

  • ½ a banana 

  • ½ cup of mango

  • 2 scoops of vanilla protein powder

  • 1 tbsp of chia or flax seed 

Peaceful Zen 

  • ½ cup of milk of choice

  • 2 handfuls of spinach

  • 1 tbsp of grated fresh ginger (peeled)

  • ½ cup of sliced peaches

  • ½ a kiwi

  • 2 tbsp of honey

Chunky Monkey

  • ½ cup of milk of choice

  • 1 handful of spinach

  • 1 tbsp of nut butter of choice

  • ½ a banana

  • 2 scoops of chocolate protein powder

  • 1 tsp of cacao powder

Oat and Fruits

  • ½ cup of milk of choice

  • 1 banana

  • ¼ cup of raw almonds

  • ½ cup old fashioned oats

  • ½ cup vanilla or plain Greek yogurt

  • 1 tsp maple syrup 

Green Monster

  • ½ cup of coconut water

  • ½ banana

  • 1 handful of spinach 

  • 2-3 tbsp of lemon juice

  • 1 tbsp of fresh ginger

  • ¼ cup of blueberries

  • ¼ cucumber

Cup O’ Joe

  • 1 cup of cold coffee

  • 1/3 cup of milk of choice

  • 1 banana

  • 1/3 cup of plain or vanilla greek yogurt

  • 1 scoop of protein powder

  • 1 tbsp of flax seed

Slim Trim

  • 1/2 cup of coconut water

  • 1 banana

  • ½ cucumber

  • 1 handful of spinach 

  • 1-2 tbsp of fresh ginger

  • 1 tsp apple cider vinegar

To get a personalized nutrition plan and train with Nikki Finkenthal, Registered Dietitian & ACE C.P.T., visit here.