Lemon Ginger Detox Drink – Why make things complicated? It doesn’t take a lot of bells and whistles to help the body detox. This one lists its ingredients right in the title, it’s simply combines lemon and ginger with water so your stomach can get ready for the food you’ll eat that day. This is a great drink to enjoy in the morning when you first wake up, about 30 minutes before you eat breakfast.
Orange Surprise – Only four ingredients in this recipe means that they’re keeping it very wholesome, and only foods that are known to help cleanse the body have been invited to the exclusive party. Surprise! There’s no oranges here. They’re referring to the color of the drink caused by the carrots. You’re also getting the powerful benefits that are in celery, the goodness of apples, and some lime for a nice citrus twist that helps to pull this drink together.
Green Smoothie – Anytime they add avocado to the mix you know you’re going to get a smooth texture, healthy fat, and a soft flavor. They also include cucumber for its hydration properties so you’ll be able to flush out more toxins. They even show you how to keep this recipe vegan, which also keeps it dairy free, and also makes it Paleo friendly. You might not notice it once it’s finished, but it contains plenty of healthy nuts, so you get the benefits of nuts, without having to crunch them up. Flax seed gives you an omega-3 surprise so you’ve got a well-rounded detox smoothie.
Golden Detox Drink
Turmeric is not only a metabolism boosting spice, it also contains detoxifying power, helping the liver break down toxic chemicals. Ginger also adds cleansing qualities, and organic lemon juice with cayenne pepper is reminiscent of the detox lemonade diet. The overall effect is you’re getting a powerful blend of spices with just enough sweetness added to make it taste good and keep you drinking it. The boiling makes sure that all of the ingredients get equally dispersed.
Whole Food Spicy Green “Juice”
If you don’t like to eat spinach, but know you should because of all of its impressive health benefits, this is a pretty good compromise. You’re using a copious amount of it, and adding in other ingredients like cucumbers and ginger to make sure that you get a well-rounded experience. The spice comes from the ginger, so if you’re not a fan, you can take it out but then you’re missing out on its cleansing effect. Overall this is a refreshing beverage that you can use to detox, or just as a pick-me-up when you need it.