Many fruits, vegetables and spices have scientifically recognized detoxifying properties. Here are some practical ideas to help your body eliminate excesses from the holiday season.
Orange juice with turmeric
Turmeric is nicknamed the queen of spices, it is anti-inflammatory and allows better digestion. Do not hesitate to add it to all your preparations, sweet or savory. It brings a very delicate flavor to orange juice. Try!
Potimarron, leeks, and black radish. Olive, rapeseed or sesame oil, according to your taste. Half a teaspoon of ginger, and a little salt.
Clean and cut your vegetables into small cubes, cook gently in a suitable volume of water, over very low heat. Finally add the salt, ginger and a drizzle of oil and mix. Enjoy hot with slices of toasted wholemeal bread.
Source of vitamins, minerals and trace elements, pumpkin is also called vegetable good looks. Leeks are a source of vitamin C that stimulates the immune system and stimulates iron absorption. It contains sulfur compounds and very interesting antioxidants.
Clementine salad with honey
Mix slices of clementines, honey, a few mint leaves and finely ground dried fruits. You get a quick dessert, delicious and full of detoxifying vitamins.
Bowl of fruit and granola
Rich in soluble fiber, oats facilitate digestion and prevent constipation, which is common after the excesses of the holiday season.
Oats bring you a lot of vitamins and few calories, it is very satiating.
For this recipe you need …
- Some red fruits of your choice
- A ripe banana
- One or two kiwis
- A bowl of roasted oatmeal,
- A handful of roasted almonds
- Candied (or dried, depending on your taste) pieces of lemon,
- Some poppy or flax seeds.
- Optional: 0% cottage cheese.
Gently mix everything to get a good breakfast (or dinner) light, nutritious and detoxifying at the same time.
The apple is very rich in antioxidants. It contains a lot of fiber that helps strengthen the intestinal flora. Eat an apple every morning or opt for homemade apple juice preferably. We advise you to buy a good juicer that will allow you to consume a wide variety of fresh fruit and vegetable juices. This is the best detox plan we can advise you.
Eat fresh cucumber more often. It contains vitamins A, B and C.
It gives vitality and avoids the bar strokes of the late afternoon. Avoid peeling it because the skin is very rich in fiber. The ideal would be to buy organic cucumber.
You can also add thin slices of cucumber to your water bottle. You get a draining and refreshing drink.
Add cardamom to your cup of coffee
Cardamom is excellent against digestive disorders, heartburn, cough, colds and bronchitis. Its subtle taste is highly appreciated by gourmets. Detoxifying spice widely used in the East to flavor rice, it is also added to coffee.
Just grind it finely and add a little to your morning cup of coffee. Try it, you will be captivated by its fresh and authentic taste.
Apple and celery smoothie
Celery is always present in Detox diets. It is rich in antioxidants, excellent for skin and eye health. Place thinly sliced apples and celery leaves in a blender, pour the juice of a lemon and mix. Add honey if you want. Mix until a fine texture is obtained. It is an excellent smoothie for the aperitif. You can replace the apple with a ripe banana for a denser smoothie.