Monday, 21 January 2013

Supposed Cold Cures- 1

Or just drink beer...

1. Lemon, Ginger & Honey Flu Remedy

Lemon, Ginger & Honey Flu Remedy
This is the classic combo for a reason; even if it doesn't cure you, it will make your mouth happy. Instructions here.

2. Flu Buster Clementine Creamsicle Smoothie

Flu Buster Clementine Creamsicle Smoothie
Creamy, delicious, and vegan for good measure. Hopefully people who don't have the flu are allowed to drink this too. Recipe here.

3. Classic Chicken Noodle Soup

Classic Chicken Noodle Soup
Smitten Kitchen's recipe is super basic but tastes exactly the way you want it to (i.e., way, way better than what comes out of a can).

4. Apple Cider Vinegar Elixir

Apple Cider Vinegar Elixir
Some people swear by cider vinegar to cure every ailment known to man — so it can't hurt to try it, right? Get the recipe here.

5. Sage Tea

Sage Tea
Word is that sage can help fight bacteria and soothe throat inflammation. Just pour boiling water over fresh (2 Tbsp) or dried (1 Tbsp) sage (and add lemon or honey if that's your jam).

6. Asian Noodle Soup (Vegan)

Asian Noodle Soup (Vegan)
Soba noodles and tofu are the ideal solution for vegans in need of a cozy noodle soup. Get the recipe here.

7. Homemade Cough Remedy

Homemade Cough Remedy
Mix cider vinegar, honey, cayenne, and ginger into a cough syrup that's guaranteed to taste way better than Dimetapp, even if it's not a fun purple color. Recipe here.

8. Ginger & Lemon "Cure For Colds" Cake

Ginger & Lemon "Cure For Colds" Cake
This pretty recipe is raw and vegan, so it must be extra good for you. It's pretty involved, though, so you might want to guilt a healthy friend into making it for you.

9. Spicy Lemon-Ginger "Intensi-Toddy"

Spicy Lemon-Ginger "Intensi-Toddy"
This recipe kicks up your basic lemon/honey deal with cayenne pepper, cloves, and cinnamon. Fight sinus congestion with FIRE.

10. Chicken And Vegetable Wonton Soup

Chicken And Vegetable Wonton Soup
You can make this gingery Asian-inspired soup any time and freeze it. Then, even in the depths of a flu, you'll be able to reheat and eat. Use store-bought wontons if you're not up to all that filling, folding, and frying. Or just, you know, order wonton soup on Seamless...

11. Moxie's Cold Cure-All

Moxie's Cold Cure-All
This recipe includes immune-boosting echinacea, so it's worth drinking even if you're not sick yet. Which you might do, since it actually tastes good.

12. Kimchi Fried Rice

Kimchi Fried Rice
Kimchi is a magical food that's definitely good for you, and rice is great if you're not up to eating anything too crazy. Recipe here.

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