Exercise, can do wonders for our immune system but recovery is also an essential part of strengthening your disease-fighting defenses. Try adding this omega-3 infused Citrus Ginger Shake to your fitness routine for a holistic recovery.
Supplements for omega-3 oils are available in liquid and capsule form, but if you have trouble swallowing a capsule, try poking one with a pin and squeezing the contents into a delicious Citrus Ginger Shake.
1/2 cup (125 mL) fortified soy milk, chilled
4 oz (113 g) plain soft tofu
Freshly squeezed juice from 1 orange
2 tsp (10 mL) lemon juice
1 tsp (5 mL) grated gingerroot
1 Tbsp (15 mL) hempseed or flaxseed oil, or liquid from 1 fish oil capsule
In high-speed blender, combine all ingredients, except oil. Whirl at high speed until smooth and creamy. Add oil and give it a quick pulse. Pour into glass and enjoy. Jazz it up with a pinch of cardamom, if you wish.
Each serving contains: 350 calories; 14 g protein; 20 g total fat (2 g sat. fat, 0 g trans fat); 26 g total carbohydrates (19 g sugars, 3 g fibre); 89 mg sodium