detox smooties

detoxifyinggreensmoothie

green smoothie

I don’t know about you but I have eaten so much during Christmas that my body needs some fresh and healthy food for a little detox action. Don’t take me wrong, I love getting stuffed with gratin dauphinois, chocolates and other heavy foods but I’m just not used to it so I felt it was right to post some light smoothie ideas…

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Green Smoothie

1/4 Cucumber
1/2 handful Spinach or Other Leafy Green
1/2 Avocado
1 Celery stalk
2 sprigs Fresh Mint
1 Kiwifruit
1 cup Purified Water
1/2 of apple
Squirt of lemon

Instructions: Blend everything together in your blender. If you’re using organic cucumber (recommended) you can leave the peels on for added nutritional value.

Berry Smoothie

berrysmoothie

berry detox smoothie

 1 1/2 cups Berry Mix (Blueberries, Raspberries, Blackberries)
1/2 cup Coconut Milk
1 cup Purified Water
1/8 cup rolled oats

Instructions: Blend everything together until you reach a smoothie consistency. The beauty of berries is their easy prep. Fresh berries need a rinse before going in, while frozen you just pop right in. When detoxing organic produce is always recommended.

Kale Smoothie

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kale detox smoothie

1 handful Kale
1/2 apple
1 cup Coconut Water

Instructions: If you use curly kale make sure you cut off the hard and stringy ribs that run down the middle of the leaf. Most blenders will have a tough time with these, and even if you use a professional grade blender it might still leave bits behind. We recommend baby kale, since you can just grab it and toss it in.

all pictures and recipes via Bembu

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