Let food support your immune system
As we are rolling into fall and spending more time inside. It is important to support your immune system by eating a colorful plate without add sugars. Those sugars are inflammatory to the immune system and with fall allergies, colds, viruses and COVID going around there is no need to inflame the body more than necessary.
Help support your body by eating the colorful fall fruits and vegetables like:
Using the fresh garlic, ginger and horseradish you can make a fire cider to help support your gut which in turns will help support your immune system. Try out the recipe below. I love a good shot of fire cider in the morning or sometimes in the late afternoon. You can also enjoy it in a variety of recipes, even mocktails.
You can use the Fire Cider to make a vinaigrette,
Add a tablespoon to your smoothie
Add a couple of tablespoons to soups or curries
a dash to your herbal tea or in a mocktail
Holiday Fire Cider Mocktail
Place ice cubes in 400 ml cocktail glass. Arrange orange peel strip along inside of glass. Add fire cider, orange juice, salt and cinnamon. Top with sparkling water. Sir and enjoy.
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Mary is a life long advocate for helping others take control of their own health. She enjoys running, yoga, crew, SUP boarding, and hiking. She enjoys reading, and creating.