IMMUNITY BOOSTING SMOOTHIE RECIPES

Eat your food as your medicines. Otherwise you have to eat medicines as your food.
— Ratan Tata

Smoothies boosted with wholesome supplements can be a powerful medicine to shield against colds + flus this winter season. Unlike synthetic solutions that leave a not-so-natural aftertaste, nourishing smoothies like our recipes below taste delicious and will only leave you wanting more. 

 

VEGAN ONE SHOT IRON BOOSTER

 

This vegan iron infused smoothie contains 100% of your recommended daily intake of iron. Also combined with over 100% RDI of vitamin c, this recipe will strengthen your immune system, hydrate your body & your tastebuds will thank you. 

INGREDIENTS

4g (1 teaspoon) VITUS IRON+C
300g watermelon
¼ cup no added sugar pomegranate or berry juice
½ teaspoon lemon rind
1 tablespoon lemon juice
2 tablespoons chia seeds
1 cup ice

METHOD
Add all ingredients to blender/nutribullet (add chia seeds and VITUS powders last) and blend until smooth. 

 

VITAMIN C IMMUNITY BLEND

 

Escape winter with this tropical super green smoothie that tastes just like summer. Infused with vitamin c, renowned for its immunity enhancing benefits, this smoothie packs a cold + flu fighting punch that is perfect for a nutritious start to any morning. 

INGREDIENTS
4g (1 teaspoon) VITUS VITAMIN C
½ small ripe pear
½ cup frozen mango
½ cup of pineapple
½ light coconut milk
Handful of kale
Handful of English spinach
1 cup coconut water ice cubes


METHOD
Add pear, mango and pineapple to the blender first. Follow with kale and English spinach. Add liquid. Finally add ice cubes and VITUS powder and blend until smooth and vibrant green.
 

VEGAN MINT CHOCOLATE SMOOTHIE

Is your mouth watering yet? Rich in plant fibre, this delicious blend of ingredients supports gut health which can have a profound impact on your overall immunity and general health and wellbeing. 
 

INGREDIENTS
4g (1 teaspoon) VITUS DIGESTIVE
1 tablespoon hemp seeds
3-4 deseeded Medjool dates
¼ cup avocado
2 tablespoons goji berries (soak first if desired) 
2 tablespoons of cacao powder
¼ cup (loosely packed) chopped fresh mint
1 cup coconut water
1 cup coconut water ice cubes
2 cups ice
 

METHOD
Add all ingredients to the blender (except ice) and blend until smooth. Then add ice and blend again until thick and creamy.