5 Immune-Boosting Foods to Feed Your Family Now
Cooking for your family can feel like a herculean task during normal times, but then again, these times are not normal. When you can, keeping health in mind helps - especially when deciding what to eat. We put together a list of five foods that can help boost the immune system and a few simple ways to use them when prepping meals for your loved ones.
How can you use these foods in a meal? Try the recipes below!
Breakfast or Snack
Grab the peanut butter and berries or banana to craft Animal Toast Faces.
Make this Summer Limeade, an American Heart Association (AHA) recipe, for a vitamin C kick and refreshing citrus drink.
Side Dish #1
Make these Sweet Potato Fries from ChopChop Family for a full day’s value of beta carotene.
Side Dish #2
Try these super-simple Roasted Broccoli* from Two Peas & Their Pod for vitamin C and K, which are important for bone health.
Prepare this Tailgate Chili from AHA for a hearty dose of fiber and other key nutrients.
*It can be tough to keep fresh vegetables in the house, especially now. However, frozen vegetables are just as nutritious as fresh ones and won’t go bad before you have a chance to eat them.