30+ Immune Boosting Recipes

March 5, 2024
Amanda [Writer]

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These immune-boosting recipes will help you enjoy a balanced, nutrient-packed diet that will help keep your body functioning at it's best.

30+ Immune Boosting Recipes

Looking for some delicious Immune-Boosting Recipes? Then you have come to the right place! I have plenty of nutrient-loaded foods that will give your body all the fuel it needs to stay healthy.

Unfortunately, there is no one magic food that will fight off all illnesses. Your body needs a mix of vitamins and minerals to function at its best. Of course, some nutrients are more powerful than others. Vitamin C, Vitamin A, Zinc, Vitamin E, and Vitamin D are often considered the powerhouses of healthy living. And, while they are absolutely fantastic, you need a little bit more than just some Vitamin C in order to stay healthy!

Juice in two mason jars with oranges and ginger.

These delicious recipes are packed with all different types of tasty, healthy immune-boosting foods that will keep you feeling good. And, they are not only nutritious, but they are also so flavorful and mouth-wateringly good! These are healthy, immune-boosting recipes that you will actually want to eat + drink.

Add a few of these incredible easy immune-boosting recipes to your weekly meal plan and hopefully, they will help you get through every season. I know I have been eating these tasty foods like crazy to get my immunity up! It isn't hard to eat nutritious foods when they also taste this good.

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Easy Immune-Boosting Recipes

These incredible, immune-boosting foods will help support your body, improve your immune system and help keep you healthy. Loaded with vitamins, minerals, probiotics, antioxidants and polyphenols, there is just so much goodness in each of these dishes. You will probably need to make them all!

Immune Boosting Smoothies + Juices

Healthy drinks are nice and easy to work into your daily routine. These smoothies and juices are quick to put together but will help give your immune system a nice boost.

Two glasses of bright green Kale Lemonade

Healthy Kale Lemonade

This Healthy Kale Lemonade is a quick, healthy option for a great detox or immune system boost with a tasty, refreshing element during those hot sunny days. Vegan option available.

Glass of Apple Cider Vinegar Detox Lemonade with a honey dipper

Apple Cider Vinegar Detox Lemonade

This Apple Cider Vinegar Detox Lemonade is a quick, healthy option for a great detox or immune system boost with a tasty, refreshing element. Vegan option available.

Small glasses filled with Super Green Detox Smoothie.

Super Green Detox Smoothie

This Super Green Detox Smoothie is the best way to drink your breakfast with plenty of healthy immune-boosting greens at once. Made with only vegan ingredients: tart green apple, creamy avocado, hydrating cucumber, and even a hint of spice from jalapeño!

Two Turmeric 'Wake Up' Smoothies with straws.

5-Ingredient Turmeric "Wake Up" Smoothie

This 5-Ingredient Turmeric 'Wake Up' Smoothie recipe is a delicious and simple way to enjoy a quick, easy breakfast while gaining awesome health benefits from the turmeric, flaxseeds and peaches. Boasting a hint of sweetness and spice, his smoothie is the perfect meal option for the entire family. Ready in 1, 2, 3!

Closeup of a Pineapple Citrus Smoothie with a straw

Anti-Inflammatory Pineapple Citrus Smoothie

Start your mornings on a sunny note with this naturally sweet Anti-Inflammatory Pineapple Citrus Smoothie made with pineapples, orange juice, turmeric, honey, yogurt, lemon, and lime. It truly tastes (and looks!) like a tropical sunrise in a glass with health benefits! Vegan option available!

Two glasses of Celery Pineapple Detox Mocktail

Celery Pineapple Detox Smoothie

Add a touch of sweetness to your day with our refreshing, non-alcoholic Celery Pineapple Detox Mocktail! Crafted with just 5 simple ingredients--- It's easy to make and destined to be your new favorite go-to drink!

Apple next to a glass of Cucumber Ginger Lemon Detox Juice.

Cucumber Ginger Lemon Detox Juice

When it comes to this Cucumber Ginger Lemon Detox Juice, it’s all about the spicy ginger and mint flavors paired with the bit of tartness from the lemon, green apple and freshness of the cucumber and thyme. Great as a detox or a boost in digestion, overall, this recipe is completely natural, easy to make, and perfect for any day or season. All vegan + gluten-free ingredients.

Glasses of Apple Cranberry Ginger Lemon Detox Juice on a table with lemon pieces and cranberries.

Apple Cranberry Ginger Lemon Detox Juice

Great as a detox or a boost in digestion and immune system support; this recipe is completely natural, easy to make, and perfect for the Fall, Winter, or any season.

Grapefruit Apple Cider Vinegar drink with fresh rosemary in a glass.

Grapefruit Apple Cider Vinegar Detox Drink

Make a refreshing and healthy Grapefruit Apple Cider Vinegar Detox Drink with rosemary, honey and freshly squeezed citrus juice for a detoxifying tonic that tastes great.

Up close shot of juice in a mason jar with oranges and ginger.

Morning Glory Detox Juice

Start your day right with our Morning Glory Detox Juice, a refreshing mix of carrots, apples, oranges, ginger + turmeric, brimming with hydrating and detoxifying goodness. It's the perfect way to kickstart your day with a nutritious boost!

Two glasses of smoothies on a white wood table.

Jamaican Pineapple Smoothie

Get those tropical vibes going with our easy-to-make Jamaican Pineapple Smoothie recipe! This sweet + refreshing blend is amped up with warm spices like cinnamon, nutmeg + allspice. Paired with some Greek yogurt, frozen or fresh sweet mango, pineapple, and, of course, banana for that comforting creaminess, plus a hint of kale for a healthy twist. It's like a sip of pure sunshine in the colder months. You’ll love this healthy smoothie recipe for breakfast or an afternoon snack. 

Bottled detox juices in mini bottles.

Best Detox Green Tea Shot Recipe

Kickstart your day with a dose of vitality through this wholesome and effortlessly whipped-up Detox Green Tea Shot Recipe—A perfect way to refresh and revitalize!

Wooden bowl of Citrus Ginger Turmeric Ice Cubes with Tea

Citrus Ginger Turmeric Ice Cubes and Tea (aka Wellness Shots)

When it comes to these Citrus Ginger Turmeric Ice Cubes and Tea, it’s all about the spicy ginger and citrusy flavor from the orange paired with the bit of tartness from the lemon that comes naturally sweetened and infused with turmeric. Great as a detox or a boost in digestion, or energy booster, overall, this recipe is completely natural, easy to make, and perfect for any day or season

Green Sugar Detox Juice in a glass filled to the brim

Cleansing Sugar Detox Juice

This Cleansing Sugar Detox Juice is a quick, healthy option for a great detox or immune system boost with a tasty, refreshing element. Made from freshly-squeezed lemon and orange, apple cider vinegar, cucumber, kale, carrots, ginger, apple, and parsley, this juice is bursting with nutrients as well as amazing health benefits which include a boost in digestion, cleansing/detoxing properties, metabolic aide, and more. All vegan ingredients. No sugar added.

Two glasses on smoothies with fresh strawberries.

Immune Boosting Strawberry Banana Poppyseed Smoothie

This fruity and rich Immune-Boosting Strawberry Banana Poppyseed Smoothie is the perfect way to kick-start your day and it makes for a refreshing sip for the entire family!

Up close shot of tea with honey stick.

Starbucks Medicine Ball Tea

Try out the refreshing and soothing blend of flavors from Starbucks' famous Medicine Ball Tea in a whole new way! Turn your regular ice cubes into a revitalizing immune-boosting treat that's quick + perfect for any occasion.

Glass of Honey Grapefruit Cucumber Thyme Tea

Honey Grapefruit Cucumber Thyme Tea

This Honey Grapefruit Cucumber Thyme Tea recipe is a healthy combination of sweet, tart, and fresh flavors. Naturally sweetened with raw honey, this tea serves great as a powerful dose of antioxidants, boost in digestion, and boost in your overall immune system; made from grapefruit, cucumber, thyme sprigs, and lime juice. Can be served hot or cold, is easy to make, and perfect for any day or season, especially during the cooler months. Vegan option available.

Dark-purple Spinach Blueberry Smoothie with a metal spoon in a tall glass

Easy Spinach Blueberry Smoothie

This healthy and easy Blueberry Spinach Smoothie recipe is an antioxidant-packed vegan breakfast with five simple ingredients that make you feel your best.

Healthy Immune-Boosting Recipes

These tasty immune-boosting foods will help your body get the nutrients it needs in order to stay healthy. Hopefully, these easy immunity-boosting recipes will keep you feeling good and also eating well!

Granola in a trifle bowl with green napkin and oranges.

Superfood Honey Orange Granola

Dive into the deliciousness of our Superfood Honey Orange Granola recipe! Packed with sweet raw honey, hearty oats, warming spices, fresh orange juice, almonds, cranberries + chia seeds! It's perfect as a cereal in the morning, a snack in between, or to sprinkle on anything for that extra orange flavor kick. Enjoy its crunchy golden clusters anytime, anywhere!

Up close shot of soup in a white bowl with a spoon and peppers.

Jamaican Immune-Boosting Green Veggie Swamp Soup

Packed with broth, ginger, garlic + a bunch of green goodness, it's nature's flu shot in a bowl to keep you feeling AMAZING! Completely Dairy-free + Freezer-friendly. Gluten-free + Vegan Option.

Closeup of a bowl of Sweet Potato Veggie Soup

Fall Detox Sweet Potato Veggie Soup

This Fall Detox Sweet Potato Veggie Soup is sure to keep you warm and comforted throughout the cooler months of the year. A great nourishing and healthy alternative, this soup boasts of its major flavor factor and comes loaded with major nutrients that help to aide your digestive system and immune system.

Two bowls of ramen on a brown wood table with green onion garnish.

Nourishing Homemade Chicken Ramen

Get ready to slurp up some Nourishing Homemade Chicken Ramen that's as cozy as it is nutritious! Packed with flavorful chicken bone broth, zesty ginger, and garlic, this easily upgraded ramen is a game-changer. Vegan + Gluten-free Option.

Cookies on a plate with milk and almond butter with garnish.

Superfood Breakfast Oatmeal Cookies

These Superfood Breakfast Oatmeal Cookies [Vegan + Gluten-Free] are a healthy, satisfying and energizing option for the perfect grab-n-go breakfast for the entire family.

Overhead shot of Broiled Maple Cinnamon Grapefruit with Strawberries

Broiled Maple Cinnamon Grapefruit Strawberries

Your next start to the morning needs this Broiled Maple Cinnamon Grapefruit + Strawberries, made with roasted grapefruit, a cinnamon-infused maple sauce, yogurt, granola, and fresh strawberry slices. Perfect for any grapefruit lover! Plus, it is full of vitamins and minerals that will help boost your immune system.

Closeup of Roasted Carrot Soup with Cheesy Croutons

Roasted Carrot Soup + Cheesy Croutons

This Roasted Carrot Soup + Cheesy Croutons recipe is a great way to enjoy those veggies with added flavor and perfect comfort! Made from herb-roasted carrots, vegetable stock, heavy cream, onions, garlic, and an array of herbs + seasonings, this soup is one that the whole family will love time and time again. Also, all the vitamins and minerals in the carrots will make you feel so good!

Overhead shot of a Vegan Jamaican Power Bowl


This Vegan Jamaican Power Bowl is the next best thing for the colder season! Absolutely comforting, easy to make, and the perfect dairy-free + meatless weeknight meal option that comes full of nutrients. Made with roasted Jerk butternut squash, brussels sprouts, baby potatoes, tomatoes, sweet peppers, along with quinoa and a quick stew red peas, there are plenty of toppings on this tasty Jamaican bowl. To add more flavor, there's a homemade garlic dressing that is truly amazing. With all of that, you can’t go wrong with this Jamaican vegan recipe for dinner!

Two Orange Salmon Bowls with Farro

Orange Salmon Bowl with Farro

This Orange Salmon Bowl with Farro is the next best thing for the entire family! Absolutely comforting, easy to make, and the perfect healthy weeknight meal option, this salmon bowl is one that is sure to be a favorite repeat meal in your house. Cooked farro topped with orange salmon, broccolini, and a simple veggie 'salad'-----all that you can’t go wrong with for dinner. 

Overhead shot of a bowl of Baked Sticky Orange Cauliflower with Quinoa

Crispy Baked Orange Cauliflower Bites

Crispy Baked Orange Cauliflower Bites are a delicious healthy recipe of a reinvented version of orange chicken. They're ultra crispy and smothered in a sticky sweet orange sauce and topped with sesame seeds. Super easy to make in under 45 minutes. All vegan ingredients and an easy gluten-free option.

Salad tosser in a bowl of Blood Orange Kale Salad

Quick + Easy Blood Orange Kale Salad

Sometimes you're just craving a healthy, light salad for lunch. If that sounds like you every now and then, you don't need to suffer a boring plain old bowl of greens. Instead, add a splash of color, flavor, and nutrients with fresh fruit. This time of year, I'm always trying to eat more citrus. It's full of vitamin C to provide an immune-boosting dose of nutrients. 

Up close shot of bowl of soup with grilled cheese and spoons.

Creamy Roasted Red Pepper + Tomato Soup

This Creamy Roasted Red Pepper + Tomato Soup recipe is one for the books that can be enjoyed during the cooler months. All those immune-boosting red peppers are just a bonus!

Overhead shot of a bowl of Nourishing Chicken Noodle Soup

Nourishing Chicken Noodle Soup

This Nourishing Chicken Noodle Soup is sure to keep you warm and comforted throughout the cooler months of the year and you're guaranteed to be satisfied while highly nourished with the immune boosting food + nutrients included in every bite. A great weeknight option or weekend addition. Slow Cooker + Gluten-Free options.

Spoon in a bowl of Jamaican chicken soup on a brown wood table.


This Nourishing Jamaican Chicken Soup recipe is sure to be the next best soup you'll ever make and you're guaranteed to be satisfied while highly nourished with the nutrients included in every bite. A great weeknight option or weekend addition in spite of the season, this soup boasts of it’s major flavor factor and comes loaded with chicken, carrots, onions, garlic, potatoes, corn, dumplings, seasonings + herbs, and chicken broth. Slow Cooker + Gluten-Free options.

Overhead shot of two Savory Chickpea Quinoa Buddha Bowls


This Savory Chickpea Quinoa Buddha Bowl is a healthy option for a quick lunch or dinner and comes packed with nutrients and works perfectly for meal prep. This bowl consists of quinoa, roasted butternut squash, green peas, carrots, tomatoes, chickpeas, sweet peppers, and drizzled with a creamy homemade carrot ginger dressing. This Buddha-styled meal is a great vegan + gluten-free staple for the entire family. Make ahead option!

Chopped salad in a yellow platter with two serving spoons.

Lemon Pepper Chicken Chopped Salad

Indulge in the ultimate freshness with our Best Lemon Pepper Chicken Chopped Salad! Packed with immune boosting foods like tender lemon pepper chicken, crisp veggies, and a zesty dressing come together in a burst of flavor that's perfect for a satisfying meal anytime.

Recipes That Will Help Boost Your Immune System

I hope you give a few of these immune-boosting foods + drinks a try. They are seriously good and will hopefully give your body the nutrients it needs in order to not get sick! Enjoy!

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