Every once in a while, it is a good idea to cleanse your system. That being said, cleansing your system begins with understanding what you put into it. It does not mean go starve yourself for a week so that you can lose weight just to gain it back in two weeks or so. It is a somewhat constant and consistent manner of living, where some days you choose to eat lighter but not with a minimized nutritional quality of foods. Since our primary source of energy comes from nutrition, let us enter the infamous smoothie. Smoothies are a great contribution to an overall healthy, balanced lifestyle. By beginning to incorporate daily smoothies into our diets we can reap the benefits of an abundant amount of energy supply. The body additionally is able to absorb more nutrients directly which in essence becomes fuel to enhance the body’s ability to maintain vitality. Below are some quick and easy cleansing smoothie recipes to try:

For each smoothie, put all the ingredients into the blender, mix at a high speed, and pour into your cup of choice to enjoy!

Kiwi Lime Design Sublime (great for sensitive stomach)

  • 1 tablespoon flax seeds or chia seeds
  • ½ lemon juice
  • 1 piece of ginger or garlic
  • 1 kiwi
  • ½ cucumber
  • ½ cup water

Apple Ginger Brew (great for that extra sweet tangy flavor)

  • 1 apple
  • Small piece of ginger
  • Lemon juice (half a lemon)
  • 2 carrots or small beets
  • 2 celery stalks
  • ½ cup of water

Pineapple Carrot Concoction (great for lung Detox)

  • 1 handful greens (spinach, spring mix, etc.)
  • 1 carrot
  • ½-1 cup of water
  • 2 celery stalks
  • 1 pineapple center (pineapple centers contain the most bromelain, which are protein-digesting enzymes that aid in digestion)

Orangey lemon supreme (great for liver Detox)

  • 2 oranges
  • 1 handful dandelion greens
  • 1 handful mixed greens
  • ½ lemon juice
  • 3 celery ribs