Looking to revive yourself and increase your dipping energy levels this summer? How about going the Detox way with these yummylicious drinks?
Lemons have ascorbic properties, which makes lemons excellent antioxidants. This recipe is a complete no-fuss and allows you to work with just 4 ingredients:
Mix 2 tablespoons of freshly squeezed lemon juice and 2 tablespoons of pure maple syrup with 8 ounces of Beloka sparkling mineral water. Lace it with a hint of cayenne pepper and there you are. To garnish, add freshly chopped mint leaves or decorate with a lemon wedge.
Veggie detox drink
This one is a fine blend of primarily green vegetables, and is nothing but healthy. Oh, and like they all say—let’s go green!
Here is what you would need:
- 3 carrots
- 3 kale leaves
- 2 celery stalks
- 2 beets
- 1 turnip
- ½ bunch of spinach
- ½ cabbage
- ½ bunch of parsley
- ½ onion
- 2 garlic cloves
The procedure is simple: chop, add Beloka mineral water and blend into fine puree. To retain all nutrients, do not strain.
Dandelion tea, a great source of Vitamin A, Potassium, Iron and Calcium, works to eliminate body toxins through your liver and kidneys. The recipe calls to infuse 1 dandelion root tea bag with 60 oz of distilled water. Seduce with a dash of pure cranberry juice.
Fruit detox drink
You all know: fruits are high in fiber, and are great sources of essential Vitamins and Minerals. What you must not know: they make an excellent detox drink! In a blender, add:
- 8 oz. of orange juice
- 4 oz. of Beloka mineral water
- ½ cup strawberries
- ½ inch slice of ginger
- 1 small garlic clove
- 1 tablespoon flax oil
- 1 tablespoon lecithin granules
- 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
- 1 tablespoon of protein powder
Orange and Ginger smoothie
If too much indulgence has got you down, we have this perfect detox smoothie for you. Blend 1 peeled banana, 1/2 cup mango slices and 1/4 cup orange juice with 1/4 cup water and about 4–5 cubes of ice and a dash of sparkling water.
Don’t forget to spruce up the concoction with 1/4 inch ginger that has been peeled and minced. It is believed, ginger fires up the body’s natural detox system.
With these recipes in hand, going detox should be exciting, and—delicious.