Serves 6 / Ginger is a great detoxifier and aids in digestion, and oranges contain limonene, a compound that inactivates toxins and hurries them out of the body. View recipe.
Serves 4 / This soup delivers live probiotics through miso, plus valuable minerals from nori, a dried seaweed. Ingredient tips: Ramps, or very young leeks, are one of spring's first green foods; if you can't find them, substitute green onion or chives. Look for spicy nori strips or sheets in the Asian foods section.View recipe
Serves 6 / Chilled, these beauties make a refreshing snack. You’ll find yourself whipping them up whether you are cleansing or not! Prep tip: After detox, add some good fats with a strip of avocado in each roll. View recipe.
Carrot-Apple-Celery-Parsley-Beet Juice; Carrot-Apple-Orange Juice; Carrot-Spinach-Lettuce-Turnip-Parsley Juice; Carrot-Strawberry Juice; Carrot-Ginger-Lemon-Juice; Spinach Delight; Sweet Kale Juice; Golden Smoothie; view recipes.
“This is a very simple dish, great for treating arthritis,” Jim Duke says. “The black pepper is important because it increases the uptake and activity of curcumin, one major active ingredient in curry and mustard.” Serve it as a side dish with any meal; it’s especially nice with roasted chicken and braised spinach. View recipe.
Serves 4 / This clear, hydrating broth is a great starter course for any meal, so keep this in your repertoire even after your detox is over. Deeply cleansing and relaxing, this delicate soup keeps your body at its peak. View recipe.
Serves 4–6 / Quick cooking, high in protein, and loaded with flavor, quinoa will become your go-to grain, whether cleansing or not. This recipe is packed with antioxidants and nutrients to get you through your detox with strength. Prep tip: Brew the tea lightly so that it does not turn the quinoa bitter during cooking. View recipe.
Quinoa stands in for traditional bulgur in this gluten-free grain salad. Like the original, it’s packed with parsley, which detoxes the kidneys and prevents water retention. The light, lemony dressing loosens mucus and draws toxins from the liver. View recipe.
Serves 4 / Leafy greens are high in chlorophyll, crucial for protecting the liver and ridding the body of toxins. They’re also rich in nutritious antioxidants called carotenoids. An ample dose of garlic boosts circulation and increases liver enzymes that remove toxins. View recipe.
This simple salad requires few ingredients and limited prep time. View recipe.
Serves 4 / This hearty and delicious cold-weather soup is full of liver-friendly ingredients to help detoxify your system. View recipe.
Serves 6 / This citrus-spiked dressing is also delicious tossed with simple salad greens and toasted walnuts. Hand-squeezing the grapefruit (instead of using a juicer) assures that you get the benefits of the pulp in your vinaigrette. View recipe.
Serves 2 / Jam-packed with nutrients and supportive of your body’s cleanse action, this juice can prevent the fatigue that sometimes accompanies a cleanse. Apple adds just a touch of sweetness. View recipe.
Restrictive regimen? Think again. These 20 recipes (shown to the right), including juices, soups, and salads, will help cleanse your body, while pleasing your palate.
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