With so many heavy meals and tasty drinks during the holiday season, it’s normal to feel a little bloated and lacking energy when the new year starts. So, to kickstart 2017 in the best way possible, we’ve selected the best healthy drinks and detox options to cleanse your body, reduce bloating, and boost your energy!
Ginger, Lemon, and Pomegranate Detox Drink
This delicious pink juice is the perfect pick to start our list. This incredibly refreshing drink mixes ginger, pomegranate, and lemon to create a delicious detox drink that will leave you feeling much better in no time. To prepare, first you’ll need to deseed a pomegranate. Then, combine the seeds, a peeled lemon, a thick slice of ginger, and half a cup of mineral water into a blender and blend for a while. Pour the liquid through a strainer and add 1 ½ cups of water and some ice to finish it. That’s it: your refreshing detox drink is ready!
Green Apple, Pear, & Parsley Cleansing Smoothie
This tasty cleansing smoothie is perfect to jump start your year and make those healthy resolutions happen. The drink combines apple, fresh parsley, lemon, honey, banana, pear, and avocado for a delicious mix of flavors what will make you feel amazing! Both parsley and lemon are powerful liver detoxifiers and boost overall digestion: perfect for the post-holiday season. Check out the instructions over at Nutritionist In The Kitch!
Energy Boost Detox Water
To boost your energy so you can start the new year pumped and motivated, you have to try this delicious detox water. To prepare, you’ll need:
2 slices of lemon
A few blackberries
A few blueberries
1 strawberry, sliced
2 slices of cucumber
2 slices of orange
Combine all ingredients in a large glass with water and ice and let it sit for at least 5 minutes. Enjoy!
Cranberry Spice Smoothie
This delicious smoothie is perfect to add some flavor to your breakfast. The combination of coconut oil, vanilla, and mixed spices create an incredibly tasty flavor while still being a healthy treat. Get the ingredients list over at Wallflower Kitchen!
Chia Detox Water
Doesn’t this drink look awesome? Besides the unique look, this drink is also packed with nutritious chia seeds that will curb your appetite and supply you with a good source of calcium and fiber. Get the instructions over at The Casual Craftlete and try it!
Apple, Ginger, and Carrots Detox Drink
This delicious detox smoothie is perfect to start the year. The delicious mix of apple, carrots, ginger, and juice brings a tasty flavor that will please your tastebuds and make you crave more. To prepare, you’ll need:
2 carrots, peeled
1 tablespoon peeled fresh ginger
½ cup orange juice
¼ cup filtered water
Blend all the ingredients together, add more water or ice cubes if needed, and enjoy!
Golden Glow Elixir Juice
This luminous drink will make you feel incredible, energized, and light with its delicious taste and super smooth texture! The drink is naturally healing, thirst-quenching, revitalizing, hydrating, and packed with vitamins and minerals - just the boost you need to start the year. Get the ingredients list and directions over at The Glowing Fridge!
Blueberry Detox Smoothie
The incredible party of flavors combined in this smoothie will enchant you like no other. For the ingredients, you’ll need:
1 cup unsweetened almond milk
1 cup spinach
1 cup blueberries
1 tbsp chia seed
1 tbsp ground flaxseed
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1 teaspoon wheatgrass powder
¼ teaspoon cinnamon
Blend it all on the blender for a few minutes and enjoy!
Triple Berry Kiwi Smoothie
Look at the picture. Aren’t you already craving it? Well, after you taste it, you’ll be craving this tasty smoothie everyday. The combination of strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, kiwi, and orange juice is incredibly delicious and is the perfect breakfast option to start your day. Check the instructions over at The Pretty Bee!
Avocado Kale Superfood Smoothie
The delicious mix of avocado and kale in this superfood smoothie will make you rethink your breakfast choices. This velvety and creamy smoothie is packed with nutritious ingredients, and the mix of kale, avocado, blueberry yogurt, banana and almond milk creates a party of flavors that will lift up your spirits and keep you motivated in the year ahead. Get the instructions!
What do you think of our healthy drinks selection? Which of these are you trying to kickstart your year? Let us know on the comment section below and check out our Articles Page and Facebook page for more amazing ideas!