The Best Detox Smoothie Recipes


Let’s face it, we all overindulge during the holidays – and sometimes throughout the year, too. There’s nothing wrong with that but, when you’re looking for ways to shed that excess holiday weight and detox, it could be smoothie time. That’s why we thought we’d round up these delicious detox smoothie recipes for you. Enjoy!

Smoothies

Purple

Berries are full of antioxidants and fibre, so what better to throw in the blender than a handful of berries? This one’s super tasty, you’re going to love it (and so will your body!).

Ingredients:

1 ½ cups berry mix
½ cup coconut milk
1 cup purified water
⅛ cup rolled oats

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Brown

Cacao is an antioxidant-rich superfood that will have your body singing for more. Filled with magnesium and vitamin C, cacao’s benefits are endless and include heart health, feel good chemicals (hello, chocolate-induced happiness) and mental health. Plus, it tastes great!

Ingredients:

1 cup milk of your choice (almond, coconut, hemp, raw milk)
1 frozen banana
½ cup fresh or frozen berries
1 tablespoon cacao powder
½ tablespoon cacao nibs
1 tablespoon chia seeds
A dash of sea salt
A little honey, stevia, or maple syrup to sweeten

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Green

We all know that green smoothies are good for you but, unfortunately, if you’re not used to drinking them, they can taste a bit strange. That’s why this mixture of fruit and veg is just the thing to detox your body and get you hooked on the benefits of green smoothies!

Ingredients:

1 cup spinach or kale leaves
1 cup romaine leaves
½ cup chopped cucumber
½ cup chopped celery
1 small pear (or ½ large), cored and chopped
1 frozen banana, chopped
1 cup water or coconut water
1 tablespoon of fresh mint
1 tablespoon of fresh parsley
½ to 1 whole lemon, juiced
½ tablespoon chia seeds
¼ inch slice ginger root, peeled
pinch of cayenne
pinch of cinnamon
pinch of turmeric

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Orange

The combination of ginger and orange will pick you up and have you feeling right as rain in no time. Embrace the detox, it’ll taste delicious – who would have thought that something so simple could be so good for you?

Ingredients:

1 banana, peeled and frozen
¼ inch ginger, peeled and minced
½ cup mango slices, frozen
¼ cup orange juice
¼ cup water
4-5 ice cubes

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Yellow

This summery smoothie is great for those looking to rid their bodies of toxins (especially after the holidays!). This one is perfect for anyone and everyone with a raging sweet tooth – it’s like dessert in a glass, but it’s good for you!

Ingredients:

1½ cups water
1 cup chopped pineapple
1 cucumber
1 lemon
12 dates

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