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30 Detox Drinks for Cleansing and Weight Loss

How often do you perform a full-body detox? If you don’t have enough time to do the entire procedure, find an instant solution. If you can’t think of any, just keep reading this article.

Liver detox programs are of utmost importance, because the liver takes part in almost every process in the body. Some drink recipes provide the same effect as regular detox procedures. The only thing you should take care of is picking the right ingredients. We’ll give you a hand in this one. Try the following 30 drinks, and enjoy their detox effect.

 

  1. Matcha-mango-pineapple smoothie

Matcha provides an amazing antioxidant kick. Pineapples and mango will give you enough vitamins and minerals that aren’t contained in other fruits.

Ingredients:
  • 25 tsp. matcha green tea
  • 1 cup pineapple
  • 1 cup frozen mango chunks
  • 1 scoop protein powder
  • 1 tsp. honey
  • 1 tbsp. pineapple juice
  • 1 cup water
Preparation:

Blend the ingredients until smooth, and enjoy!

Recipe Source: Miss Kait

 

  1. Pomegranate-pineapple-lemon juice

Pomegranates do miracles when it comes to detox fruits. Scientists have revealed that pomegranates contains more antioxidants than green tea. It’s even better to know that Matcha tea is the benchmark of antioxidants. Pineapple chunks provide sweetness, vitamins and minerals. Lemon juice boosts metabolism, and provides enough vitamin C.

Ingredients:
  • ½ cup pomegranate juice
  • 1 cup pineapple, chopped
  • ½ lemon, juiced
  • 1-inch piece of ginger
  • 1 ½ cup water
Preparation:

Blend the ingredients, but leave the pomegranate juice aside. Strain the mixture, and add in the juice. Serve it on the rocks.

Recipe Source: Zesty South Indian Kitchen

 

  1. Love your greens

This juice will provide you with all the nutrients contained in leafy green veggies. Lemons will give them an extra kick.

Ingredients:
  • 4cups baby spinach
  • ½ head of collards (about 6 leaves)
  • 1 English cucumber
  • ½ bunch of parsley (about 1 cup lightly packed)
  • ½ bunch of cilantro (about ½ cup lightly packed)
  • ½ lemon, juiced
Preparation:

Turn on the low setting of your juicer, and proceed. Juice everything but the lemon juice. Stir it in the resulting juice, and enjoy!

Recipe Source: Healthful Pursuit

 

  1. Dieter’s dream water

Ingredients:
  • a large pitcher of cold filtered water
  • 1 lemon, thinly sliced
  • ½ cucumber, thinly sliced
  • a handful of frozen cranberries
  • small bunch cilantro (remove the stems)
  • small bunch Italian parsley (remove the stems)
Preparation:

The simplest recipes provide awesome results. This is just a simple recipe of infused water. Let it rest overnight so the ingredients release their juices.

Combine the ingredients in the pitcher, and keep it in your fridge overnight. Refill the pitcher throughout the day to get the maximum of its ingredients.

Recipe Source: Art and the Kitchen

 

  1. Super hydration juice

Hydrate your body. Most people deal with dehydration due to their excessive consumption of coffee, soda, and other dehydrating drinks.

This recipe will hydrate your body, and boost your metabolism.

Ingredients:
  • 2 large cucumbers (peeled)
  • 2 apples (cores removed)
  • ½ beet (peeled)
  • 1 fresh mint (packed)

Preparation:

Juice the ingredients in order, and serve this juice on the rocks. Garnish with a few mint leaves.

Recipe Source:  Recipe Corner

  1. Red and green festive cocktail

Kale and pomegranate make the perfect combination. Antioxidants in pomegranates prevent free radical damage, and kale will give you enough protein, fiber, and phytochemicals. This mighty combo also contains cranberries and mint, and each of these provides a healthy portion of essential nutrients.

Ingredients:
  • 4-6 kale leaves
  • 1 cup pomegranate arils
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen cranberries
  • 1 pear, cored
  • 1-inch piece of fresh ginger, peeled
  • 6-12 mint leaves
  • Stevia
Preparation:

Juice the ingredients, and strain the juice if you prefer it smooth. Always drink it freshly prepared. These ingredients are just enough for 2 servings.

Recipe Source: Ricki Heller

  1. Rainbow veggie juice

It’s made from veggies with the colors of the rainbow. Carrots give the orange color, you got the yellow color from your lemons, cilantro, celery, parsley, and romaine are green, and your tomatoes and peppers are red. Yes, we don’t have blue, but there was no food that could fit in this recipe.

Ingredients:
  • 3 medium-sized carrots, peeled and sliced
  • 2 Meyer lemons, peeled
  • 1-2 red bell peppers, seeded and sliced
  • 4 tomatoes, sliced
  • 2 heads of romaine lettuce
  • 1 bunch of celery
  • large handful of parsley
  • large handful of cilantro
  • 1 English cucumber, peeled and chopped
  • 1 inch of ginger root
Preparation:

Juice the ingredients, and transfer the juice in a large jar. Drink it within 48 hours.

Recipe Source: So Let’s Hangout

  1. Citrus and green tea detox smoothie

This tasty smoothie is rich in antioxidants. It will also provide enough protein, fiber, potassium, and vitamins.

Ingredients:
  • ½ banana
  • 1 grapefruit, peeled
  • 1 orange, peeled
  • ½ cup Greek yogurt
  • ½ cup green tea, unsweetened
  • 1 lemon juice
  • ½ . honey
  • ½ cup ice
Preparation:

Blend the ingredients until smooth.

Recipe Source: Make Drinks

  1. Golden detox drink

 

Turmeric boosts your metabolism, and enhances the breakdown of harmful chemicals. Ginger and cayenne pepper are awesome cleaners, and lemon juice is rich in vitamin C. this powerful combo also contains maple syrup, and it’s the sweet ingredient. The boiling part will provide that the ingredients are well combined.

Ingredients:
  • 2 cup hot water
  • 2 cups cold water
  • ½ teaspoon Turmeric
  • ½ small teaspoon powdered ginger
  • 3 drops Stevia concentrate or maple syrup
  • Pinch of cayenne
  • Juice from ½ small lemon
Preparation:

Boil the water, and pour it over the rest of the ingredients. Let it rest for a while, so the ingredients “marry” together.

Enjoy your cleansing drink.

Recipe Source: The Steel Pony Blog

  1. Whole food spicy green “juice”

 

This is an amazing detox drink. It packs essential nutrients, and you’ll definitely love the combination of spinach, ginger, and cucumbers.

Ingredients:
  • 2 big handfuls of spinach
  • ¼ cup parsley
  • 1 celery stalk, cut into chunks
  • 1 small cucumber, peeled
  • 1-inch piece of ginger, peeled
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 6 ice cubes and enough water to blend
Preparation:

Blend the ingredients until smooth, and drink.

Recipe Source: Tasty Eats At Home

  1. Grapefruit-cado sunrise smoothie

Grapefruit juice is one of the most powerful detoxifying liquids. Its combination with avocado is amazing. Bananas, strawberries, and orange juice provide tons of vitamins and minerals. Sweeten with maple syrup if desired.

Ingredients:
  • 1 cup fresh grapefruit juice
  • ½ cup fresh orange juice
  • ½ avocado
  • 1 cup frozen strawberries
  • ¾ cup of sliced bananas
  • ¼ cup ice
  • 1 maple syrup (optional)
Preparation:

Blend the ingredients until smooth, and enjoy.

Recipe Source: Happy Healthy Life

  1. Detox blueberry fruit smoothie

Blueberries are abundant in antioxidants. This smoothie is made from amazing flavors, and you can consume in any part of the day.

Ingredients:

  • ½ cup frozen blueberries
  • ¼ cup unsweetened cranberry juice
  • 2 bananas
Preparation:

Blend the ingredients until smooth.

Recipe Source: Savour The Senses

  1. Orange surprise

Each of the ingredients in this recipe is an amazing detoxifier. The recipe doesn’t use oranges, and it got its name after the color of its ingredients.

Ingredients:
  • 2 medium-sized carrots, washed (remove the tops and slice)
  • 4-5 Calamansi limes, washed
  • 2 apples, washed and quartered
  • 1 celery stalk, washed and chunked
Preparation:

Juice the ingredients, and serve it on the rocks.

Recipe Source: Girl Cooks World

  1. Green smoothie

Add an avocado to your smoothie to get a smooth texture, healthy fats, and soft flavor. Cucumbers are excellent hydrators, and they will lush the toxins out of the body.

Ingredients:
  • ½ avocado
  • 1 cup cucumber
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 1 cup pineapple
  • 1 cup green tea, chilled
  • 1 cup loosely packed cilantro
  • 1 cup loosely packed organic baby kale
  • 1 fresh ginger, grated
Preparation:

Blend the ingredients until smooth.

Recipe Source: Hello Naturale

  1. Drink your veggies pizza

It may sound odd, but pizza flavors can boost your health. Your body will definitely love the lycopene contained in tomatoes. This recipe offers many toxin-fighting nutrients, and kale is the star of this drink.

Ingredients:
  • 5 Roma tomatoes
  • 1 bunch kale
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled
  • 2 bell peppers (yellow, orange)
  • ⅓ yellow onion
  • 10-15 basil leaves
  • small handful raw cashew pieces
Preparation:

Juice the ingredients, but leave the cashews aside.

Transfer the juice and the cashews in your blender, and blend until you get a nice homogenous mixture.

Recipe Source: Spabettie

  1. Ayurveda detoxifying drink

Cumin, coriander, and fennel will give your body a healthy boost. You will be amazed with the health benefits provided by turmeric and ginger.

Ingredients:
  • 1 Quart boiling water
  • 2 cumin seeds
  • 2 fennel seeds
  • 2 coriander seeds
  • 1-2 thinly sliced ginger
  • 1 thinly sliced fresh turmeric
  • 1-2 bags (or Tablespoon) green tea, ginger tea, mint tea, yerba,
  • squeeze of lemon
Preparation:

Put the ingredients in a French press, and wait 5 minutes before plunging. Refill the press with boiling water. Drink two quarts of this juice every day. You can also simmer the ingredients for 5 minutes, but make sure you strain the liquid before you drink it.

Recipe Source: Feasting At Home

  1. Mango ginger lemonade

Ginger is one of the best ingredients. It eases the absorption of nutrients in the body.

Its combination with alkalizing foods has a brilliant effect on your overall health.

Ingredients:
  • 1 freshly grated ginger or 1 tsp. ground ginger
  • ½ cup water
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 1½ cups mixed frozen peaches, pineapple, and mango
  • 2 flaxseed, ground
  • 1 coconut cream
  • ¾ cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 pure honey (optional)
Preparation:

Blend the ingredients until smooth.

Recipe Source: Nutritionist in the Kitchen

  1. Love your liver juice

As mentioned before, your liver plays an essential role in your body. Take proper care of it, and increase the intake of vitamins and minerals that boost its function.

Ingredients:
  • 2 medium-sized beets
  • 1 lemon, peeled
  • small handful cilantro
  • 1 chard leaf
  • 1-inch piece fresh ginger
  • ½ red apple (optional)
Preparation:

Juice and enjoy. That’s all.

Recipe SourceIn Sonnet’s Kitchen

  1. Detox beet and carrot smoothie

Beets and green tea give this recipe its detoxifying power. Carrots provide strong anti-aging and anticancer effect. Vitamin C in grapes strengthens the immune system.

Ingredients:
  • 1 beet, peeled, sliced
  • 1 carrot, peeled, sliced
  • ½ cup green tea
  • ½ cup red grapes
  • 1 clementine, peeled
  • 1 slice of ginger, peeled (about the size of a quarter)
Preparation:

Steam your carrot and beet slices for 10-15 minutes. Let them cool at room temperature. Blend the ingredients together until you get a homogenous mixture.

Recipe Source: Jeanette’s Healthy Living

  1. Detox smoothie

This is an amazing detox smoothie. It’s rich in nutrients that flush waste material out of the body.

Ingredients:
  • 1 ¼ cups (310 ml) pineapple juice
  • ¼ lemon, juiced
  • ¼ ginger, grated
  • a handful of fresh spinach leaves
Preparation:

Blend the ingredients until smooth.

Recipe Source: Zoom Yummy

  1. Low-carb green smoothie

It’s one of these amazing green smoothies. There’re no fruits in this drink, which is why it’s considered as low-carb liquid.

Ingredients:
  • 2 cups spinach
  • 1½ cups ice
  • 1 cup almond milk
  • ½ avocado, pitted and chopped
  • ¼ cup vanilla protein powder
  • ¼ cup sweetener
Preparation:

Blend the ingredients until smooth. These ingredients make for 2 servings.

Recipe Source: The Low Carb Diet

  1. Spring cleaning detox

This recipe will help you consume more flax seeds. The tiny seeds are rich in omega-3 fatty acids. Your body needs these to deal with inflammation, and process food. Apples, carrots, and ginger root provide numerous nutrients that will heal and nourish your body.

Ingredients:
  • 1 cup of lukewarm water
  • 1 of whole flax seeds
  • 1 red apple, peeled and sliced
  • 2 carrots, peeled and chopped
  • ¼ inch piece of fresh ginger root, peeled
Preparation:

Add a teaspoon of flaxseed to a cup of lukewarm water, and wait for half an hour. Flaxseeds will release their power within half an hour after you consume them. Your seeds are ready when they form a layer at the surface, and become gooey.

Blend the ingredients until smooth.

Recipe Source: Peace Love Guacamole

  1. Sugar-free Indian gooseberry drink

Indian gooseberries have been long used for their vitamin C content. They are also rich in iron and calcium. Gooseberries, also known as Amla, make a perfect combination with lemon and mint.

Ingredients:
  • Amla (Gooseberry/Nellikka) – 7 or 8 medium to large size
  • ½ tsp. lemon zest
  • ½ lemon, sliced
  • 2 springs of mint leaves
  • 7 cups cold water
  • 1 salt
Preparation:

Deseed the Ampla.

Juice its flesh, and combine the ingredients together. Ad crushed mint leaves for a fresh flavor.

Recipe Source: Cardamom Hills

  1. Beet juice smoothie

Beets are the star of this recipe, and this veggie is the best friend of your liver. This recipe also uses bananas and pineapple. These two are rich in vitamins and minerals.

Ingredients:
  • 1 beet
  • 1 cup fresh pineapple
  • 1 apple
Preparation:

Wash and juice the ingredients. That’s pretty much everything you should do.

Recipe Source: Urban Naturale

  1. Citrus smoothie

Lemon, lime and orange will satisfy your daily needs for vitamin C. this vitamin flushes out toxins. Potassium and fiber in pineapple do wonders for your system.

Ingredients:
  • ½ medium-sized lemon, peeled and deseeded
  • ½ medium-sized lime, peeled and deseeded
  • 1 large orange, juiced
  • 2 medium bananas, peeled
  • 1-2 cups chopped dandelion greens, kale or spinach
Preparation:

Blend the ingredients until smooth.

Recipe Source: Incredible Smoothies

  1. Green lemonade

Ginger improves the absorption of nutrients. Kale is rich in phytonutrients. Lettuce, lemon and apple are rich in vitamins and minerals.

Ingredients:
  • 1 (1/2 inch) piece ginger
  • 4 kale leaves
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 head romaine lettuce
  • 2 apples, quartered
Preparation:

Juice the ingredients, stir, and enjoy.

Recipe Source: AllRecipes.com

  1. Cranberry bliss detox smoothie

Cranberries are the base of this recipe. They provide strong astringent properties which is great for your liver. The combination of turmeric, pears, and apples is packed with detoxifying nutrients.

Ingredients:
  • 4-6 Ice cubes
  • 2 cups of filtered water
  • 2 apples, sliced, peel on
  • 2 pears, sliced, peel on
  • 1 lemon, peeled, cut into quarters, seeds removed
  • 1 cup fresh cranberries
  • Sweetener of your choice
  • 1 turmeric
  • 2 pumpkin pie spice blend (optional) OR 2 tsp. of cinnamon or 1 tsp. of nutmeg
Preparation:

Blend your ice and water together. Add in the powders, and blitz. Add the rest of your ingredients, and blend until smooth. Add water if the consistency of this smoothie is too thick for you.

Recipe Source: West of Persia

  1. Natural daily detox remedy drink

You can consume this drink every day. It’s made from apple cider vinegar, lemon juice, and a few more ingredients.

Ingredients:
  • 1-2 apple cider vinegar
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 16 oz Cold Water
  • few ice cubes
  • 1 tsp. Cinnamon
Preparation:

Stir well, and enjoy this drink in the morning, preferably before you eat or drink anything.

Recipe Source: Vanilla Bean Lean

  1. Lemon ginger detox drink

Simple recipes always work better. Lemon, water, and ginger can do wonders when used together. Drink this detox liquid in the morning, about half an hour before your breakfast.

Ingredients:
  • 1 12-ounce glass water, at room temperature
  • ½ lemon, juiced
  • ½ inch knob of ginger root
Preparation:

Combine the ingredients together. If you don’t know how to use the ginger, just grate it with a zester.

  1. Kombucha

You already know that kombucha is excellent for your health, and try to make your own.

 

Cleanse your body regularly, and avoid processed foods. It’s up to you to decide what detox programs works best for you, but these drinks will definitely do the trick. Detoxify your body at the weekend or do it for a week. You’re the only one who knows your body well.

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