50 Detox Smoothie and Juice Recipes - The Roasted Root

Juice the pineapple (no need to peel - just scrub the skin) on the slow setting of the machine. Add the pineapple juice to the blender with the remaining ingredients and blend until smooth.

Given my recent love for recipe roundups, you probably saw this coming. The post-holiday detox may be cliché, but there’s certainly a place for it. And that place is in our bodies. Butter happened really well for me this season, and I reckon my arteries are a little peeved. It’s time we flush the cocktails and waffles out of our systems and insert nutrition.

8.00am Bioberry Smoothie (See day 1 for recipe) Bananas are a good source of natural potassium and phosphorous essential for a healthy heartbeat. They are excellent bone and nail builders as they contain fructose, sucrose and glucose, giving an instant boost of energy but with a sustained and controlled release of blood sugar.

Easy Detox Smoothie (with NO weird ingredients!) - Detoxinista

11.00am Green and Clean 4 celery sticks, 1/2 cucumber, handful of kale, 2 apples, 1/3 unwaxed, unpeeled lemon, chunk of fresh root ginger. Juice everything, pour over ice and enjoy. Simply exploding with super nutrients! Celery helps flush carbon dioxide from the body and reduces acidity. Cucumber is an excellent diuretic body cooler and system cleanser that helps to reduce cholesterol. Apples are the king of detox juices as the pectin forms a gel in the intestines that sweeps the gut and eliminates toxins.

Pears - like apples - contain a lot of the soluble fibre pectin, so they are good for bowels. They cleanse the subcutaneous tissues and improve kidney function. Rocket is packed full of chlorophyll which is remarkably similar to human blood and carries oxygen to the intestines, helping good bacteria to flourish.

6) Juices often suppress hunger because the body is being satisfied on a cellular level, so if you can't manage all your juice at once don't worry, cover with cling film, put in the fridge and have the rest later. If you haven't drank it before your next juice is due then give it to someone else or throw it away!

5.00pm Tall and Tangy (make up to 1 litre with mineral water) ¼ pineapple, 1 apple, 1/2 peeled grapefruit, 1 raw unpeeled beetroot, ½ peeled lime, 125mls of organic coconut water (vita coco-juice is available from most supermarkets),1 litre of mineral water.