5 Easy Recipes To Kick-Start Your Post-Holiday Detox

Now that you’ve indulged in a delicious Thanksgiving feast (and maybe some leftovers!), you might be feeling like your body needs a detox. There’s no need to beat yourself up over the enjoyment you felt during precious family time and a comforting meal. If you’re feeling like it’s time to hit the reset button for your body before heading back to work and real world, try detoxing with a few delicious smoothies. Not only do the following recipes taste amazing, they’ll make you feel great and will put your metabolism back on track. Get to blending!


Cleansing 101

Spicy Pineapple Smoothie

Lemon helps lower the body's pH levels after a lot of food consumption. Pineapple, ginger, and cayenne pepper all work together to aid digestion.

Green Apple Smoothie

Start your mornings with a cup full of healthy ingredients that still manages to taste like a sweet treat. Add some flax seeds to help kickstart digestion, while still enjoying a load of fruits and vegetables.

Blueberry and Pomegranate Detox Smoothie

Blueberries and pomegranate are two of the most powerful antioxidant foods available. They also help flush out any toxins that can be lingering after your holiday feast. Apple, kale, and cucumber also help flush out toxins and help detox the liver.

Cranberry Detox Smoothie

Cranberries work as antioxidants and will kickstart your detox as part of this recipe. Get your necessary vitamins from spinach, while flax seeds help speed up digestion.

The Skin Detox Cleanse Smoothie

Your skin may have taken a hit this holiday along with your body. This smoothie is meant to be taken as a meal replacement drink to offer your skin more nutrients than usual.