anti-oxidant burst smoothie


By Shalini Kolluri


Boost your immune system during the winter. If you are currently battling a running nose and a sore throat, it is time to take foods that combat those nasty bugs! Vitamin C is a powerful anti-oxidant that reboots the immune system and if taken every other day, it can prove to be really useful in keeping you up and going.

Here are a few foods that are are awesome during winter:-

Broccoli – exceptionally high in antioxidants.

Carrots – full of the antioxidant beta carotene.

Berries – packed with antioxidants but few calories.

Green tea – powerful antioxidant.

Oranges – just one contains your entire daily requirement of vitamin C.

Red capsicum – massive hit of vitamin C

This smoothie recipe is a vegan breakfast smoothie containing strawberries, mango and orange.


1 cup soy milk / 2% milk

1 ripe banana, sliced

1/4 cup mango slices

1/4 cup orange juice (freshly squeezed)

1/2 cup strawberries (you could use frozen fruit medley for more authentic taste)

1/2 teaspoon powdered ginger or a a pinch of grated ginger ( optional)

1 table spoon honey (optional)


Combine milk, banana, fruit, honey and powdered ginger in a blender until smooth. Pour into a glass and serve immediately.





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