Vitamin C rich smoothie to fight the flu blues this winter!

▴ Vitamin C rich smoothie to fight the flu blues this winter!
You can add some collagen, or chia seeds, or hemp hearts, or any other supplements. But make sure to add them right before blending.

     The winters this year are unforgiving along with the yearlong scare of COVID being instilled in all of us, we all are looking at healthy food options to keep our health in the topmost condition as it’s not anywhere near fun to fall sick when the weather is so cold.

 

What better than Vitamin C rich smoothie in an attempt to keep up the health well!

 

Vitamin C truckload Smoothie

Preparation Time: 5 minutes

Serving: 1 

What Ingredients are needed?

1/2 cup frozen mango

1/2 cup frozen strawberries

1/4 cup blackberries

1/2 cup frozen pineapple

1/2 cup frozen banana

200 ml milk or orange juice

1 Tablespoon roasted and ground flaxseed/ Chia seeds/ the seeds of your choice

 

Instructions

  1. Allow the frozen pulp to sit for a few minutes so that it softens slightly and then blenderize the frozen fruits together.
  2. Now add the roasted ground flaxseed and milk or orange juice, and blend on high speed until very smooth.
  3. Pour into a tall glass and top with whole blackberries or any other fruit pieces of your choice, chia seeds, or anything else you prefer!

 

Additional Notes:

  • To increase the Vitamin C content more, you can use lemon juice, orange juice instead of milk.
  • Use of frozen fruit is better otherwise your smoothie won't be thick and creamy. Yet, if you prefer, you can use fresh fruits as well.
  • Drink immediately or else it will separate out and not be of a smoothie consistency.
  • You can make use of almond milk, nondairy milk alternatives as well.

 

Which fruits are high in vitamin C?

Strawberries, kiwi, mango, citrus fruits, pineapple, papaya, and watermelon are all high in vitamin C content so you can.

 

What else can I add to the smoothie?

You can add some collagen, or chia seeds, or hemp hearts, or any other supplements. But make sure to add them right before blending.

 

 

Tags : #medicircle #vitaminc #covid #cold #winterfoods #flu #cough #collagen #chiaseeds #flaxseeds #smoothierecipe #recipe

About the Author


Rabia Mistry Mulla

'For vessels to change their course, they have to be hit by a strong wind first!'
So here I am penning down my thoughts on health and research after 6 years of planning Diets.
Being a Clinical Dietitian & a Diabetes Educator I always had a thing for writing, alas, been hit by the winds towards a new course!
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