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Stave off colds and flu with a rooibos power smoothie

Stave off colds and flu with a rooibos power smoothie

If you’re looking for natural ways to beat the cold and flu season, give your immune system a much-needed nutrient boost with one of these delicious, antioxidant-packed Rooibos smoothies.

Green Rooibos Smoothie

Ingredients for 1 serving:

1 small apple, cored

5 cm piece cucumber

1 stalk celery, including leaves

1/4 cup flat-leaf parsley, including stems

1 cup baby greens (your choice of spinach, chard, kale)

1/8 slice of lemon (including rind)

10 ml lemon juice

1 kiwi peeled

1/4 cup raw almonds

1 Tbsp chia or sunflower seeds (optional)

1 cup brewed Green Rooibos tea, chilled

6-8 ice cubes

 Step-by-step

  • Combine all ingredients except ice cubes in a high-powered blender.
  • Blend on high until smooth.
  • Add ice cubes one at a time until fully crushed and mixed.
  • Serve immediately.

 

Handy tip:

  • Add an extra peach or lemon flavoured rooibos tea bag

 

 

 

 

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