3 Detox Drink Recipes (that actually taste delicious!)

Detox drink recipes | Princeton Nutrients

It’s a new year, and there is absolutely no reason why this year can’t be YOUR year! We all struggle to uphold resolutions and make lasting healthy changes in our lives. Why? Because it’s darn hard to do! But, that doesn’t mean healthy living can’t be enjoyable…and actually taste good.

Speaking of tasty, these three drinks are easy to make at home and have countless health benefits. From easing digestion and muscle pain to boosting liver function to detoxing 2016 out of your system, you really can’t go wrong these detox drink recipes. So, what are you waiting for? Break in that new blender or juicer you got for Christmas by whipping up these three health-boosting drinks your whole family will love:

Ginger Turmeric Milk Tea

Designed to ease digestion and muscle pain, and improves antioxidant capacity of the body. Plus, honey is antibacterial, antimicrobial, and adds a much-needed touch of sweetness.

Detox drink recipes | Princeton Nutrients

Ingredients (serves 1)

  • 2 cups unsweetened coconut or almond milk
  • 2 teaspoons turmeric
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon fresh minced ginger
  • 2 teaspoons honey

Detox drink recipes | Princeton Nutrients

Instructions

1. In a medium saucepan, combine all ingredients. Heat over medium heat until just simmering, and hold at a simmer for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
2. Strain through a coffee filter or fine mesh strainer, and enjoy.

Ultimate Green Smoothie

Enough veggies for a day – in a drink? It’s possible in this spinach, kale, and zucchini loaded drink. It’s the perfect green smoothie for beginners, too – thanks to the mango and pineapple. It tastes like a tropical cocktail, not a glass full of veggies. Bonus – leafy greens boost liver function to help you “detox”

Detox drink recipes | Princeton Nutrients

Ingredients (serves 1)

  • 1 cup kale, tough stems removed
  • 1 cup baby spinach
  • 1 zucchini
  • ½ cucumber or 1 persian cucumber
  • ½ cup mango (Fresh or frozen)
  • ½ cup frozen pineapple
  • ½ banana (optional)
  • 1 orange, peeled
  • 1 cup unsweetened coconut or almond milk, or more as needed

Detox drink recipes | Princeton Nutrients

Instructions

Add all ingredients to the blender, with the leafy greens toward the bottom.
Blend, adding coconut or almond milk as needed until the smoothie is thin enough to drink through a straw.

Liver-boosting smoothie.

Spent the end of 2016 straining your liver with high sugar food and lots of alcohol? Feed your body liver-healthy foods to help it get back on track, like this tangy-sweet smoothie. Bonus – it packs a vitamin C punch: perfect for cold and flu season.

Detox drink recipes | Princeton Nutrients

Ingredients (serves 1)

  • 1 peeled grapefruit
  • 1 raw beet (any color), diced
  • ½ ripe avocado
  • ¼ cup frozen pineapple
  • 1 cup green tea, brewed and cooled
  • ½ cup unsweetened almond milk or coconut milk
  • 1 teaspoon honey (optional)

Detox drink recipes | Princeton Nutrients

Instructions

1. Add all ingredients to a blender, except for honey
2. Blend until smooth, then taste.
3. Sweeten with honey if needed, and enjoy!

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