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Smoothie Recipes Loaded with Winter Superfoods
Who says you can't make smoothies when temps drops below 65 degrees? Not us. In fact, making a morning smoothie in the winter is a fast way to get in a ton of vitamins and minerals that will help keep your immune system strong as you steer through cold and flu season. Try one of these smoothie recipes that use the best of winter's superfoods—and squirrel away those sicks days for when you really need them, like when you want an extra day at the ski resort.
Pomegranate not only keeps your heart healthy, a glass of it has more antioxidants in it than red wine (sad, but true). Keep your defenses at the ready this winter with this smoothie that helps protect against diseases like cancer and Alzheimer's.
Get the recipe: Pomegranate Citrus Smoothie
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Kale is the Beyoncé of the leafy green world. Take advantage of it in its peak season with this winter green citrus smoothie. Low in calories and high in vitamins, folate, and magnesium, it's the one smoothie staple that can start your day out on the right foot.
Get the recipe: Winter Green Citrus Smoothie
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It's easy to feel lost in the berry department once strawberry and blueberry season has run its course. But blending cranberries into your smoothie is an easy way to bulk up your breakfast. Toss some in with this Winter-y Berry and Kale Smoothie to help keep your blood pressure low and improve your urinary tract health.
Get the recipe: Winter-y Berry and Kale Smoothie
My Fussy Eater
Not only is ginger a proven stomach soother, it has a warming effect and helps stimulate circulation. Make this juice before bundling up for an easy (and healthy) way to get toasty from the inside out.
Get the recipe: Immunity-Boosting Carrot-Ginger Juice