The winter season is in full swing. This is actually a time when the body needs more energy to stay warm and more food to boost metabolism. For this, our body functions must work more efficiently. A rich diet means healthier food choices. For example, how to take advantage of the benefits of winter fruits and vegetables? The answer is simple: make a delicious detox drink and consume it every morning! It will not only help to remove toxins from the body, but also help to reduce weight and stimulate digestion. It will act as a laxative and improve the skin and hair. So let’s check out the magic liquids to add to your daily routine with these benefits!
Avocado and banana detox drink
Avocados are not only high in healthy fats, they are also an excellent source of antioxidants. The latter can prevent certain cancers. The high folic acid in avocados protects the heart and may protect against stroke.
- 1 avocado
- 1 banana
- 2 cups blueberries
- 1 cucumber
- 1 handful of spinach
- coconut water
Blend the ingredients for a smooth and creamy winter detox smoothie.
Rich in vitamin C, lemons are full of powerful antioxidants that flush out toxins from the body. Drink water with fresh lemon peel in the morning to alkalize the body.
- 1 cup of warm filtered water
- ½ freshly squeezed lemon
- Optional: a pinch of cayenne pepper
Fill the glass with warm filtered water, squeeze fresh lemon juice into it, stir and drink. To really get all the benefits, we recommend adding a pinch of cayenne pepper and a little maple syrup.
Beet and Carrot Winter Smoothie
A unique source of phytonutrients, beets are rich in antioxidants and folic acid, which help detoxify the body and protect and support the liver.
- 1 small beet
- 2 carrots
- 2 apples
- 1 handful of cabbage
Put all the ingredients through a juicer. Serve and cool the rest of the water.
If using the juicer method, blend the ingredients in a blender with a little water, then process through the juicer.
Cabbage slimming detox drink
An amazing superfood loaded with iron, vitamins K, A and C, calcium and antioxidants, kale helps detoxify the liver and is an amazing anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer food with cardiovascular benefits too.
- 1 handful of cabbage
- ½ apple
- 1 cup of coconut water
Blend all the ingredients to get a creamy detox smoothie.
Cucumber is an excellent tool for eliminating toxins. It has anti-inflammatory properties, while ginger is good for gut health and can help with digestive issues.
- 3-5 slices of cucumber
- ½ lemon
- A few mint leaves
- 700 ml of ice water
- Peeled and sliced ginger (for extra flavor)
Add all ingredients to water to make 1 serving of cucumber detox water. Soak these pieces in your refrigerator overnight to allow the flavors to blend and drink in the morning after waking up.
Detox green juice:
- 1 cucumber
- 5 stalks of cabbage or spinach
- 3 apples
- 1 lemon
Wash all the ingredients and put them through a juicer.
Honey and lemon detox drink
Honey has impressive antifungal and antibacterial properties. A teaspoon of apple cider vinegar in the morning can be very beneficial for the body.
Honey and lemon:
Take a teaspoon of raw honey and mix it with 2 teaspoons of lemon juice in a glass of room temperature (or warm, not boiling) water. Drink in the morning on an empty stomach and after meals throughout the day.
Honey and cinnamon tea:
Put 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon in a cup of boiled water. Leave to brew for 20 minutes. Then add 1 teaspoon of raw honey. Drink in the morning about half an hour before breakfast.
Cinnamon tea for weight loss
Use this recipe for a great winter detox. This detox drink helps you lose weight and speeds up your metabolism.
- 2 tablespoons of honey
- 1 teaspoon of cinnamon
- 1 glass of water
- 2 tablespoons of lemon
Add a teaspoon of organic cinnamon to a cup of boiling water. Leave to brew for 15 minutes.
When the water cools down, add 2 tablespoons of organic honey and a squeeze of lemon juice.
Drink ½ cup in the morning on an empty stomach and ½ cup 45 minutes after dinner.