Immune-Boosting Foods You’ll Love & Ask for More Of

Everyone is working to improve their overall health and wellbeing as we move into the new year. For those that love to eat, that means learning about immune-boosting foods that can help you stay healthy.

Immune-Boosting Foods You’ll Want to Add to Your Menu

Believe it or not, there are a wide variety of immune-boosting foods that can be added to your favorite meals to help you feel your best. Curious? Here are several immune-boosting foods you can eat either alone or mixed into your favorite dishes:

Immune-Boosting Fruits

Fruits should be considered a staple in any healthy diet because they are rich in vitamins, natural sugar, fiber, antioxidants, minerals, and even water! If you’re looking for fruits to add to your menu that will help you boost your immune system, you’ll want to consider those high in vitamin C, folate, and potassium, including:

  • Avocados
  • Lemons
  • Limes
Immune-Boosting Veggies

Like fruits, vegetables are a great source of vitamins and minerals that help keep your immune system functioning correctly. A few immune-boosting veggies you’ll want to include in your routine are:

  • Bell peppers
  • Jalapeños
  • Chili peppers
  • Tomatoes
  • Onions
  • Black beans
Immune-Boosting Proteins

Proteins play a crucial role in your immune system because they help build and repair body tissue and help your body fight off viral and bacterial infections. Some significant proteins to add to your routine include:

  • Oysters/shellfish
  • Poultry
  • Fish
Other Immune-Boosting Must-Haves

Of course, there are plenty of other immune-boosting must-haves that you’ll want to consider keeping in your pantry, including:

  • Garlic
  • Cumin
  • Cinnamon
  • Allspice
  • Oregano
  • Cloves
  • Turmeric
  • Ginger
  • Salsa
  • Cilantro

Some Fresh Mex Favorites Made with Immune-Boosting Foods

Just because you’re looking to include more immune-boosting foods into your daily routine doesn’t necessarily mean you have to eliminate some of your favorite meals! In fact, here at Chevy’s Fresh Mex, we have several dishes that are filled with immune-boosting foods!

 Fresh Table-side Guac

Guac is a favorite amongst diners, and for good reason! Our fresh table-side guac is made with the best immune-boosting ingredients, including Avocados, jalapeños, Pico de Gallo, and fresh lime juice.

Border Wings

If you’re looking for a fun and flavorful way to add some extra chicken into your diet, then you’ll want to give our border wings a try.

Sante Fe Chopped Salad

Our delicious Santa Fe chopped salad includes several immune-boosting foods, including grilled chicken breast and fire-roasted red peppers.

Slow-Roasted Carnitas

The slow-roasted carnitas is another dish that is packed with immune-boosting foods, such as oranges and garlic, as well as fresh lemons, which are full of vitamin C—which is essential for your immune system.

Mesquite-grilled Veggie Burrito

If you’re looking for an immune-boosting burrito, then look no further than our Mesquite-grilled Veggie Burrito. This dish features fresh salsa and Pico de Gallo—and it’s packed with black beans.

Mexicampi Shrimp

This shellfish dish is an excellent one for those looking for immune-boosting foods as it’s packed with shrimp (an immune-boosting protein), as well as fresh garlic and a variety of citrus juices providing vitamin C.

Enjoy Healthy Foods in all Your Favorite Recipes

Just because you are looking to eat healthier in order to improve your overall health and wellbeing doesn’t mean you have to give up some of your favorite recipes.

Yes, proper nutrition does play a vital role in your overall health. No, you don’t have to sacrifice the good stuff in an effort to eat better. With such a variety of immune-boosting foods available, there are countless ways to add extra vitamins and minerals to your daily routine. Want to give one of our immune-boosting dishes a try? Then order online for delivery today!

Of course, we also provide curbside pick-up for those of you too busy to cook. You don’t even have to get out of the car. We bring it to you! It’s convenient and even more so with kids in the car. Order for pick-up today.