Winter is here with a bang and along with it are those nasty colds that affect us all during the colder months. If you’re looking for a great and easy way to stave off the winter blues (without resorting to a bunch of meds), check out these two great juices! They both use H2coco’s brand new Supergreens range, which is packed with superfoods such as spirulina, cucumber, chlorophyll and beetroot, so they make a great base for cold-fighting smoothies! They’re also super easy to make and will make quick work of your cold!
Supergreens Cold Crusher
Runny nose and aching head? Call on the Supergreens Cold Crusher drink to save you!
- 1 cup H2coco Supergreens
- 5 Romaine lettuce leaves
- 1 inch Ginger
- Handful of Parsley
- Stick of Celery
- Pour a tall glass of H2coco Supergreens into a blender.
- Add in a couple of Romaine lettuce leaves, a thumb of ginger, two stalks of celery and a handful of parsley.
- Blend until it reaches a smooth consistency.
That’s it! And just by adding those three extra ingredients, you are giving your body the vitamins it needs to fight off those colds! Romaine lettuce is packed with Vitamin A and C, which are both known as powerful immune boosters. Ginger and celery are full of antioxidants, anti-inflammatory properties and contain therapeutic compounds like gingerol and quercetin. Parsley is also filled with antioxidants and Vitamin C, vital nutrients needed in preventing colds.
Red Hot Healer
If it’s a scratchy throat and a blocked nose that is giving you problems, then look no further than our Red Hot Healer!
- 1 cup H2coco Super Reds
- ½ cup carrot juice
- 1 Orange (peeled or juiced)
- 1/2 Lemon (peeled or juiced)
- Thumb of Ginger
- 1 tsp Turmeric
- Pour a tall glass of H2coco Supergreens + Reds into a blender.
- Throw in carrot juice, oranges, lemons, a thumb of ginger and a teaspoon of turmeric.
- Blend until smooth and creamy.
Oranges and lemons are packed with Vitamin C, which benefits your immune system by reducing inflammation and aiding in digestive health. Carrots and ginger are both high sources of antioxidants, which defend the body from harmful bacteria, viruses and inflammation. Ginger also helps numb those scratchy throats and clear stuffy sinuses. Turmeric is high in medicinal properties; it has powerful anti-inflammatory effects and is a very strong antioxidant.
So if you’re feeling that cold starting to creep up this winter, reach for a bottle of H2coco Supergreens and Supergreens + Reds, and whip up one of these great juices. You’ll be feeling 100% in no time!
You can buy H2coco Supergreens on our online store here or at available retailers.