7 Gorgeous and Healthy Recipes for Your New-Year Detox
The holiday season has come and gone, leaving us with memories of cheesy appetizers, one too many glasses of wine, and the extra pounds that prove it. Want to start the year off on the right foot? These healthy—and gorgeous—recipes will help you detox while leaving you satisfied.
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Sliced thinly enough, low-cholesterol, low-carb, no-fat, high-fibre celeriac (or celery root) becomes pasta in this delicious dish. Tender, creamy, and with a slight nuttiness, the root vegetable takes on Italian flavours when topped with puttanesca sauce, a luscious mix of olive oil, red onion, garlic, capers, olives, and chilies.
This enormous salad, which includes the true volume of vegetables we need each day, takes about 20 to 30 minutes to consume, but it’s also thoroughly delicious. Lettuce, spinach, kale, pea shoots, sprouts, carrots, tomatoes, radishes, celery, avocado, and more are dressed in a simple dressing of lemon, olive oil, garlic, salt, pepper, and a healthy sweetener.
Refreshing, light, and delicious, this oversized, gluten-free, paleo, raw and vegan salad (which serves two) is the perfect way to detox after a few weeks of over indulging. The big green bowl features cabbage, broccoli, pistachios, chopped celery, cucumbers, and avocado, and is dressed with lemon juice, olive oil, salt and pepper. Yum!
Earthy, creamy, and healthful, this soup is full of nutrients and fibre. A warm twist on beloved borscht, its recipe calls for grape seed oil, fennel bulb, golden beets, low-sodium chicken broth, radishes, sesame seeds, pistachios, and more. Needless to say, it’s full of flavour and will become a winter favourite.
Salmon is high in protein, vitamins, and minerals, and most notably omega-3 fatty acids, which are great for the heart and brain. Baked in foil with honey, garlic, olive oil, white wine vinegar, thyme, salt, and pepper, this tender, flavorful salmon is a cinch to prepare. It might just be the most no-fuss recipe we’ve been making lately.
Boosted with barley grass, wheat grass, alfalfa, maca powder, and chia seeds, this green smoothie is packed with omega-3s, antioxidants, protein, and fibre, It’s a great way to kick off your morning with energy.
The sweetness of the carrots and creaminess of the coconut milk make this warm winter soup downright indulgent, yet it’s so packed with colourful veggies that it’s guilt-free. Serve it with a lightly dressed green salad to make it a meal.
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