Delicious recipes to help strengthen the immune system in anticipation of winter


As we approach the end of autumn and begin to feel the arrival of winter with cold weather, it is very important to support our immune system in order not to succumb to the seasonal transition and start winter well. Healing soups, energizing healthy desserts, hot dishes rich in vitamins and proteins, and much more – in our article. Here are some delicious recipes to help boost your immune system:

Carrot and ginger soup

Who will refuse a fragrant, tasty and hearty soup that will strengthen the immune system and warm you in the cold?


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 small onion
  • ½ kilogram of carrots
  • 2-3 cm fresh ginger
  • 1 teaspoon powdered turmeric
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 4 cups water or vegetable stock
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • Pinch of black pepper


  • In a large saucepan, start sauteing the diced onions and carrots in olive oil.
  • Cook for about 5 minutes until softened.
  • Then add the ginger and turmeric and stir for a few minutes.
  • Add salt and water/vegetable juice.
  • Close the lid and continue cooking for another 10 minutes.
  • Then pass all the ingredients through a blender and achieve a homogeneous consistency.
  • Add the coconut milk and black pepper last and serve after boiling for a few more minutes.

Cabbage salad with tangerines

One of the most delicious fruits associated with the winter season is undoubtedly the mandarin. But with this recipe, you can get more of this healthful fruit and support your health while improving your table.


  • 1 small bunch of cabbage
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tangerines
  • ¼ cup shelled pumpkin seeds
  • A pinch of salt and freshly ground black pepper

For sauce:

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed tangerine juice
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • A pinch of salt and pepper


  • Combine sauce ingredients in a jar with a lid, shake well and set aside.
  • Take 1 tablespoon of olive oil and chopped cabbage leaves in a deep bowl.
  • With your hands, massage the leaves, as if kneading them, until they soften slightly and become a brighter green color.
  • Add a pinch of black pepper and salt to the leaves and stir.
  • Also add mandarin slices and unpeeled pumpkin seeds.
  • After adding the dressing and mixing thoroughly, the salad is ready.

Peppers stuffed with cauliflower rice

A recipe that will conquer all those who do not like cauliflower: Stuffed Peppers with Cauliflower Rice…


  • 2 green or red bell peppers
  • ½ cup grated cheddar cheese
  • A pinch of salt and pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ½ cup tomato sauce

Cauliflower Rice:

  • 1 head of cauliflower
  • 3 medium onions
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • a teaspoon of salt


  • Cut the cauliflower into large pieces first. Then run it through a food processor to make small pieces (the size of beans).
  • Finely chop the onion.
  • Melt the butter in a frying pan, add the cauliflower and fry.
  • Preheat oven to 175 degrees.
  • Cut the peppers in half vertically and remove the seeds.
  • Boil the peppers in enough water to cover them in the pot for a few minutes and drain.
  • Brush the peppers.
  • Combine the tomato sauce with the cauliflower rice, add salt and pepper and stir to combine.
  • Put the rice in the peppers, sprinkle it with grated cheddar cheese and place in the oven.
  • It can be served 15-20 minutes after preparation.

Chicken with broccoli and lemon

It can be said that broccoli, like cauliflower, does not have many lovers. But when paired with the right sauces and flavors, it can become a favorite of many.


  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 350 grams chicken breast
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 200 grams of broccoli
  • 200 ml chicken broth
  • 1 heaping teaspoon cornmeal
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • zest of ½ lemon
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • handful of cashews
  • a pinch of salt


  • Cut the chicken fillet into cubes, put in a frying pan with oil and fry for about 5 minutes.
  • Remove the chicken from the pan and add chopped broccoli and crushed garlic to the same pan, fry for 2-3 minutes.
  • In a separate bowl, combine the cornmeal, chicken broth and honey and pour over the broccoli. While stirring for a few minutes, return the chickens to the pot.
  • Cook the broccoli and chicken in the skillet for about 5 more minutes, then add the lemon zest, lemon juice, cashews, and salt and mix well.
  • Close the lid and let it brew for a while.
  • You can then serve it with rice or noodles if you like.

pumpkin energy balls

From sweet to savory, we have a complete collection of immune-boosting balls this time with pumpkin, the star of many fall recipes. Here are the materials you will need:


  • ½ cup almond flour
  • ½ cup pumpkin puree
  • 2 pitted dates
  • 2 tablespoons melted coconut oil
  • ¼ cup coarsely chopped raw cashews
  • ¼ cup unshelled pumpkin seeds
  • 1 tablespoon flaxseed
  • 2 teaspoons of chia seeds
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • a pinch of salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon honey


  • Place the dates in a small bowl of warm water. Let stand for a few minutes and strain.
  • Combine all ingredients except melted coconut oil and run through a food processor.
  • For about 30 seconds, place all the ingredients in the robot and add the melted coconut oil.
  • Continue until you get a smooth consistency.
  • Then form small balls from the pieces of the mixture and roll them up.
  • It can be served after it has been in the refrigerator for about 30 minutes.

Vanilla Smoothie Matcha

How about a smoothie recipe that you can make for breakfast or a snack and support your holistic health by replenishing all the energy you need?


  • 2 pitted dates
  • ½ cup plant milk
  • 5 small carrots
  • ½ ripe banana
  • ½ teaspoon matcha powder
  • ½ teaspoon pure vanilla extract


  • Combine all ingredients in a food processor and continue beating until smooth.
  • Keep shooting for about 2 minutes.
  • If desired, add a handful of ice and continue processing until smooth.
  • Garnish with a cinnamon stick if desired and serve.

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