10 Vitamin C-Packed Recipes
Immune system-boosting vitamin C is important to keep your body functioning properly. Lucky for us, it's found in some pretty delicious foods. From flavorful citrus recipes (these Lemon Chicken Citrus Bowls will become a part of your permanent rotation) to veggie-packed mixes (we're looking at you, Broccoli, Orange, and Watercress Salad), you're going to want to bookmark this collection of vitamin C-rich recipes.
Citrus Roasted Salmon
This 5-ingredient roasted salmon is simply gorgeous. With limes, oranges, and fresh dill, this recipe features an impressive vitamin C content. Not to mention, salmon is rich in omega-3s (an immunity boosting nutrient).
Ombré Citrus Salad
Grapefruit, pomegranate, and three types of oranges (yep, count 'em—THREE types of oranges), make this salad a vitamin C-packed powerhouse.
Winter Greens and Citrus Salad
This colorful salad is an incredibly healthy mix of blood and navel oranges, kale, spinach, and endive. The icing on the vitamin C-rich cake? Bright, flavorful lemon juice.
Crispy Chicken Thighs with Grapefruit, Olives, and Feta
We think grapefruit is one of the tastiest ways to enjoy citrus. Lucky for us, this impressive dinner recipe makes good use of our favorite pink fruit. The bright flavor balances the warm, earthy flavors found in the other ingredients.
Lemon Chicken Citrus Bowls
Holy moly! This nutrient-packed recipe covers 100 percent your daily vitamin C goal. But that's not all: It also fulfills 10 percent of your daily potassium requirements. It doesn't get better than that, folks.
Broccoli, Orange, and Watercress Salad
Citrus gets all the glory when it comes to immunity, and that's kind of a shame. Did you know broccoli is actually one of the most vitamin-rich foods there is? Together, citrus and broccoli make this salad an immune-boosting powerhouse.
Caribbean Sweet Potato Soup
Sweet potatoes are absolutely packed with vitamin C. But this recipe adds turmeric to the mix—and that's an immune boosting gamechanger.
Kale, Kiwi & Apple Juice
Kale, kiwi, and apple juice—oh my! This nutrient-packed juice is super heavy on the vitamin C.
Citrus Sunrise Smoothie
This tropical smoothie offers 100 percent of your daily vitamin C needs. Need we say more?
Grilled Oysters with Lemon-Garlic Butter
You know lemon juice is packed with vitamin C. But did you know oysters (thanks to the mineral selenium) have immune-boosting benefits all their own?