With an autumnal chill well and truly in the air, we caught up with the girls at Imbibery Lily Rogath & Meryl Zises to find out the cold-busting juice, smoothie and soup recipes they’re blending up in their kitchen now.

Immune Boosting Smoothie

  • 1 whole kiwi
  • 1 cup baby spinach leaves
  • 1/2 cup papaya (or mango if more accessible) J
  • Juice from 1/4 lemon

Blend all together & serve.

Flu Shot

  • juice 1/4 red bell pepper
  • juice from 1/4 lemon
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • dash of oil of oregeno

Blend together and shot!

A Hot Cold-Busting Soup

  • Steam 1/2 head cauliflower
  • Soak 1/4 cup cashews in water for at least 2 hours (make a salt water solution to activate them)
  • Roast one whole piece of garlic
  • Place all the ingredients in a blender with water or vegetable broth.
  • Place in a pot to warm up.

Enjoy for a warming meal or snack anytime of day.