10 Detox Recipes You Need in Your Life (Because January)

10 Detox Recipes You Need in Your Life (Because January)
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The word detox definitely gets confused with cleanses—the super-restrictive stretches of time when you aren’t permitted to put anything in your body but juice, juice, and even more juice.

But truthfully, detoxing can have nothing to do with liquid diets, and instead can focus on rebooting your system by choosing to eat clean whole foods and easing up on things like sugar, alcohol, and caffeine. Basically the exact opposite of what you’ve been doing all December.

Here, we’ve found 10 detox recipes we believe in—from superfood-packed veggie bakes to sweet chocolate desserts (yes, we said chocolate) that are a breeze to make at home.

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Beet and Carrot Detox Bake
Beets regulate blood pressure; support digestion; and fight diseases, while carrots are packed with antioxidants; are rich in vitamins A, C, and K; and support a healthy nervous system.
Get the recipe at Linda Wagner

Southwestern Kale Power Salad with Sweet Potato, Quinoa & Avocado Sauce
This salad packs a powerful punch thanks to its mix of massaged kale, quinoa, spicy sweet potatoes, black beans, a touch of  avocado sauce, feta, and pepitas.
Get the recipe at Cookie and Kate

Cleansing Detox Soup
An oil-free concoction packed with immune-boosting remedies like fresh lemon juice, fresh ginger, turmeric, balancing cinnamon, and spicy cayenne, as well as detoxifying vegetables and leafy greens like kale, broccoli, celery, and carrots.
Get the recipe at The Glowing Fridge

Glowing Skin Salad
This colorful salad incorporates fresh greens (spinach, kale, rocket, chard, or romaine) with peaches, carrots, onion, mint, avocado, and seeds, and is finished with a lemon-lime-mustard dressing.
Get the recipe at Detox DIY

Blueberry Coconut Steel-Cut Oatmeal
A baked oatmeal recipe (make it the night before!) that's both vegan and gluten free.
Get the recipe at Marla Meridith

Flawless Kale Chips
By now, you know how good nutrient-dense kale is for you, but it can be hard to swallow raw. Try these crispy baked kale chips that include coconut oil, cayenne pepper, and other spices.
Get the recipe at Oh She Glows

Warm Roasted Greens Winter Salad Bowl
A hearty dinner "salad" that fills you up and includes quinoa, potato, green beans, garlic, kale, onion, avocado, and pepita seeds.
Get the recipe at Oh She Glows

Get the recipe at Oh She Glows

Kung Pao Brussels Sprouts 
Liven up your average sprouts—which are packed with vitamins C and K, folate, fiber, and potassiumwith Asian-style ingredients including tamari, honey, rice vinegar, scallions, and sesame oil, and sriracha.
Get the recipe at Cookie and Kate

Dark Chocolate Detox Bites
This treat is minimally processed and includes dark chocolate (75 percent cacao or higher), as well as an assortment of superfoods like dried blueberries, cranberries, goji berries, figs, pineapple, mango, and papaya, as well as walnuts, pistachios, almonds, hemp seeds, and pepitas.
Get the recipe at The View From Great Island

Probiotic Beet and Red Cabbage Sauerkraut
This tangy kraut provides probiotics to help digestion and get rid of toxins. Add it to sandwiches, salads, or snack on it plain.
Get the recipe at Detox DIY


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