GOT A COLD – TRY THIS COLD-FIGHTING LATTE RECIPE

cold-fighting

INTRODUCTION

Cold got ya down? Well, this recipe is a tasty way to feel better when a cold’s got you feeling like you’ve been run over by a truck — more than once!

COLD-FIGHTING INGREDIENTS

  • Ginger — There’s evidence that immune-supporting ginger may help prevent colds, soothe a sore throat, clear congestion, and calm inflammation.
  • Turmeric — this natural inflammation fighter and powerful antioxidant gives a knock-out punch to oxidative compounds by neutralizing free radicals and boosting the body’s antioxidant capacity. This is a fancy way of saying it’ll help fight that cold.
  • Medicinal mushroomsMaitake, shiitake, reishi, and cordyceps mushrooms have been shown to be potent cold-fighting fungi. And they’re easy to add to your diet.

COLD-FIGHTING LATTE RECIPE

COLD-FIGHTING LATTE RECIPE

Recipe by Courtesy of The Better Nutrition Programr Course: UncategorizedDifficulty: Easy
Servings

1

servings
Prep time

5

minutes
Cooking time

5

minutes

Give this cold-fighting latte recipe a try when you’re down with a cold.

Ingredients

  • 2 thumb-sized pieces of turmeric (about 1.5″)

  • 2 thumb-sized pieces of ginger (about 1.5″)

  • 1/2 tsp black pepper

  • 6 oz unsweetened non-dairy milk

  • 1 tbsp powdered coconut creamer

  • 2 tsp medicinal mushroom immune powder blend

  • A few drops of stevia, to taste (or your preferred sweetener)

Directions

  • Blend all ingredients fully and enjoy at room temp or heated.

CONCLUSION

Cold and flu season is no fun for anyone — especially if you’ve got an autoimmune disorder. Cold-fighting foods can really help you feel better and make a huge difference in your recovery. If you need more in-depth help, contact me and I’ll send you my Cold Prevention and Treatment Guide.

Give this recipe a try and let me know what you think. Hope you enjoy it!

***Disclaimer: This post is for informational purposes only and should not be construed as medical advice***

About the author

Susan Taylor, RDN LD is a registered dietitian / nutritionist with 20+ years experience in the nutrition field.  Susan has worked in a variety of clinical settings including hospitals, longterm care, rehab, and private practice. She currently enjoys life in the Charleston, SC area and is always looking for ways to fit in a little more beach time.