Don't want a rough, challenging detox plan that involves you buying all these random herbal ingredients, or even worse, a water detox? Well, then you should turn your attention towards smoothies which are loaded with nature’s whole foods. They are super easy to make and easy to digest as well. While also making your detox diet a bit more pleasant. All the mentioned ingredients are readily available at your local stores or supermarkets.
So, here is a compiled list of the best detox smoothies which most certainly will aid you in your quest for weight loss, while giving you much needed energy to get on with your day.
By utilising fresh produce, organic if feasible, plus a blender, you can make these easy detox smoothie recipes without breaking a sweat all whilst saving some quid in the process as well.
1) Caribbean Seas Smoothie
Like normal water, coconut water aids your body in cleansing your body and keeping you hydrated as well. The electrolytes from coconut water are especially helpful and provide more energy to your body than sports energy drinks. Potassium, an electrolyte, helps out your body to monitor your fluids constantly, thus enabling your body to work efficiently.
- 1 cup chopped mangoes.
- 1 tbsp lime nectar
- 1 cup coconut water(unsweetened)
- ½ tsp cayenne powder
2) Orange Mix-Berry Smoothie
Citrusy fruits are very bitter, these acidic fruits help the body immensely when detoxing. Oranges particularly, being acidic, are also rich in Vit C and the fibre in them is allows for healthier bowel movement.
- 1 Orange
- 1/4 cup of water
- 1 cup of mixed berries
3) Green Honey Dew Mint Smoothie
Cucumbers work as a detox aid, enabling the excretion of waste materials via the kidneys, hence preventing the body's necessity to cleanse waste through our skin.
- ¼ of cucumber.
- 1 cup of honeydew
- ½ cup of pear juice
- 1 tbsp of lime nectar
- ¼ cup of mint leaves
4) PPG Smoothie
Ginger helps out with your circulation, encouraging healthy sweating and stimulating liver function, therefore helping your body in its efforts to detoxify.
- ¾ cup of pawpaw
- ¾ of cup diced peaches.
- ½ a pear
- 1 tsp peeled, shredded ginger.
- A handful of mint leaves
- 1 cup of water
5) Flaxseed-Avocado-Cherry Smoothie
Foods’ abundant in omega-3 fatty acids like flaxseed and avocado can assist in the cleansing process by lubricating your gastric walls, absorbing damaging toxins, and then assisting to get rid of those harmful toxins from the body.
- 1 cup of blueberries
- 1/2 cup of fresh cherries.
- 1/4 cup of avocado.
- 1 tsp wheat germ
- 2 tsp flaxseed (grounded)
- 1/4 cup of water
6) Glowing Skin Smoothie
Antioxidants found in red berries can help neutralise free-radical damage, which also supports your skin in fighting the ageing process. Berries also assist in controlling blood sugar levels and the flax and avocado have omega-3 fatty acids, which are excellent for the skin and also aid against any inflammation in our bodies.
- 2 tsp ground flaxseed
- 2 tsp wheat germ
- ½ avocado
- 7 strawberries
- ½ cup of cherries
- ½ cup of blueberries
- 4 ice cubes
7) Black Seed Smoothie
Blackseed, also known as black cumin seed, is a very good detoxifying agent on its own, but putting it in a smoothie, just makes it much more delectable!
- 1 cup smoothie milk or non-dairy milk if you’re vegan.
- 2 tbsp premium black seed (grounded).
- 1 frozen banana chopped.
- 2 tsp black tahini
- 1 Medjool date.
- ½ tsp of ground cinnamon
- 1 tsp of pure vanilla extract
- 1 tsp of raw cacao nibs, for garnish
- 1 heaping tablespoon chopped fresh mint. (You can use peppermint extract as an alternative)
- 7 ice cubes
These detox smoothies are nourishing and delicious and depending on your needs, you can choose a smoothie to suit.
Benefits of Smoothies
In a blended form, smoothies are easier for your digestive system to break down into nutrients and easily into a digestible form for maximum detox impact.
In our busy lives, we often don't look after our nutritional health as well as we could. Smoothies are packed with energy and make a healthy nourishing snack and remember children love smoothies!
Make your kids and yourself a healthy smoothie and they will reap the benefits both mentally and physically. You can make lovely cleansing and detox fruit smoothies, black seed smoothies, vegetable smoothies as well as adding in powder supplements such as maca, greens, ground chia seeds for bowel health!