6 easy rooibos recipes to boost your immune system

6 easy rooibos recipes to boost your immune system

Boost your immune system with these delightfully easy recipes made with our unique red espresso® Rooibos tea. Owing to its finer cut and espresso method of preparation, red espresso® Rooibos has 10 x more antioxidants than regular Rooibos tea and 5 x more than green tea.

The unique antioxidant found only in Rooibos tea, called Aspalathin, helps fight free radicals in the body that can cause premature ageing, heart disease and cancer. Drinking red espresso® Rooibos means you are getting ten times more of the goodness of these antioxidants in your body.

Enjoy our red espresso® Rooibos in these 6 easy ways. And make staying healthy this winter delicious and fun:

1. Start your day with a detox shot of red espresso® - with or without honey


Recipe for a Rooibos red espresso®

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Prepare red espresso® rooibos – as you would coffee – using your coffee appliance:
        
  2. Enjoy straight up  with or without honey OR use it to make your favourite red drink

    2. Add red espresso® as an antioxidant-rich booster shot to your breakfast smoothie

    Recipe for a berry red smoothie

    Ingredients

    Instructions

    1. In a blender, add:
      - 6 blocks of ice
      - 3 tablespoons of yoghurt
      - 1 handful of fresh/frozen berries
      - 1 banana (optional)
      - A healthy squeeze of honey
      - 1 teaspoon red espresso® Rooibos smoothie powder
    2. Blend and serve

    3. Add a red espresso® shot to your water bottle to replenish yourself during your workout

    Simply add 1 x 60ml shot of red espresso® Rooibos to your water bottle to start to reap the benefits of hydrating your body and getting the antioxidants!

    4. Drink red espresso® at the office to help reduce your work stress

    Try having a Rooibos red cappuccino® in the afternoon to calm your mind and take 5 minutes for yourself to recharge.

    Recipe for a Rooibos red espresso®

    Ingredients

    Instructions

    1. Prepare red espresso® Rooibos – as you would coffee – using your coffee appliance:
          
    2. Add equal parts steamed and foamed milk
    3. Serve with honey and cinnamon

      5. Add ginger, lemon and honey to red espresso® for a strong, powerful, immune-boosting tea

      Recipe for a red hot toddy

      Ingredients

      • 25 ml honey liqueur or whisky
      • 110 ml
      • red espresso® Rooibos
      • 1 tsp honey
      • 2 slices ginger
      • 1 tsp lemon zest
      • 1 tbsp lemon juice
      • 2 cloves
      • 1 large mint sprig

      Instructions

      1. Combine all ingredients in a small pot and bring to the boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 2 minutes.
      2. Serve immediately and drink warm.

      6. Enjoy red espresso® with milk and honey before bed to ensure a good night’s sleep.

      Recipe for a Rooibos red latte®

      Ingredients

      Instructions

      1. Prepare red espresso® Rooibos – as you would coffee – using your coffee appliance:
            
      2. Add steamed milk
      3. Cap with foamed milk
      4. Serve with honey and cinnamon

        Perfect for the whole family to enjoy anytime of the day or night, even before bed

        Who knew enjoying a delicious Rooibos red cappuccino® or red latte® could be so good for you?

        Disclaimer: The information on this blog is for educational purposes only and is not intended as medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. If you are experiencing symptoms or need health advice, please consult a healthcare professional.

        Click here learn more about exactly how antioxidants help the body in our article “A Step-by-Step Guide to Antioxidant Foods and Drinks”.

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