Foods to Eat When You Have a Cold: This cold and flu season, keep yourself hydrated and fortified with these vegan and vegetarian recipe ideas.
Have you stayed healthy this winter? I sincerely hope so.
However, I keep seeing news stories about epidemic flu levels.
I looked unsuccessfully in store after store for generic Mucinex, only to find out that EVERY SINGLE STORE was sold out.
I spent several days looking suspiciously at each person who coughed in my general direction– I’m fairly sure that I’ve been exposed to some epic germs.
If you, like me, caught one (or one million) of those germs, these foods to eat when you have a cold will help soothe your throat, fill you with nourishment, and ease your way back onto the road to health.
Both the drinks and foods listed are filled with healthy ingredients like onions, ginger, turmeric, and garlic.
What to Drink When You Have a Cold
These drink recipes are here to sooth your throat, to boost your immune system, and to help you sleep.
Want to boost your probiotic intake?
Try making one (or all) of these naturally fermented drinks!
And of course, you may want to sooth a sore throat. Try these warm and soothing drinks!
Foods to Eat When You Have a Cold
Some of these recipes are here to help clear your sinuses or sooth your throat.
If your sinuses are congested, try this spicy noodle soup from Healthy World Cuisine.
If you want a savory and hearty soup, try these soba noodles in shiitake mushroom broth from Meg is Well.
And if you want something nourishing and healthy, try these turmeric oats from Lauren Caris Cooks.
What’s your favorite sick-day recipe? Let me know in the comments!
There is no cure for the common cold. These recipes will not ‘cure’ your cold, but instead will hopefully help you feel better by filling you with nourishing ingredients and throat-soothing liquids.
Also note, I am not a doctor, and nothing here should be considered medical advice.