Detox is a great way to start off the new year right and to help reach your New Year’s resolution to lose weight and feel great. Over the past year (or few years) you have put some junk into your body, some toxins if you will. A great way to feel better is to get all of those toxins out of your system- to detox. Detox is a way to start fresh and to help clean away the old and begin with the new.
According to Livestrong.com, detoxing is a great way to boost your immune system, produce clearer skin, increase mental clarity, and increases self-confidence. I’m sure you have seen many infomercials for detoxing and they probably all involve detox smoothies. Well the ditch the drink and have a great detox meal instead. We have recipes for 4 Unconventional Detox Meals For A Healthier New Year.
Mulligatawny Detox Soup
This delicious Vegan Mulligatawny Detox Soup from WebMD and The Gluten Free Goddess is one of the perfect unconventional detox meals to help detox your life. It is high in fiber, low in cholesterol, and made from all natural ingredients which helps purify your body and mind. Not only does this scrumptious soup have many great detox foods in it like apples, avocados and ginger in it, but it tastes great. This is a soup you can have no matter what you’re in the mood for.
Skinny Detox Guacamole
Guacamole is a great detox food and this Skinny Detox Guacamole from Quickie Chick is the best detox guacamole there is. There are two main reasons why guacamole is the perfect snack to help you detox. For starters, guacamole almost always contains fresh and natural ingredients which is beneficial for the detoxing process. Next, the main ingredient in guacamole is avocados which are an amazing detox food because of the many vitamins and minerals it contains.
Lemon Quinoa Cilantro Chickpea Salad
This Lemon Quinoa Cilantro Chickpea Salad from The Diva Dish is basically the perfect detox recipe because it contains so many ingredients and different foods that are healthy for you and the detox process. Lemon, quinoa, chickpeas, and salads are all incredible to have while on a detox diet, and we have them all in one place! This dish is so fresh and so beautiful and tastes so amazing that it will make you want to detox all the time.
Unconventional detox meals do not have to be bland or boring. This Zucchini Lasagna from Skinny Taste tastes incredible and is incredible for you. The fresh zucchini is an amazing substitute for any meat and since it is a fresh vegetable, it is a great detox ingredient for any dish. This meal tastes so good that we promise you won’t notice that it is meatless.
Have you stuck to your New Year’s resolution to lose weight and eat healthier?