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Full Body Cleanse Recipes

Detox Juice Recipe

A freshly pressed vegetable juice that is meant to stimulate the elimination of toxins from your body should have the following properties:

1. The ability to encourage movement of waste products through your intestines.

2. The ability to encourage your digestive organs to release digestive juices that can help to optimally break down recently ingested food.

3. The ability to draw toxins out of your tissues.

With these properties in mind, here is one of the most effective detox juice recipes that I know of: Read more


Butternut Squash Soup with Fresh Cilantro Recipe

Winter is a great time for warm and hearty soups. This recipe calls for butternut squash, the hard squash that is readily available in the fall and winter, and looks like a large, smooth-skinned peanut. Read more


Classic Gazpacho Soup With Avocado Salsa Recipe


2 1/4 pounds (1 kg) tomatoes
1 cucumber
1 red pepper, seeded and chopped
2 garlic cloves, chopped
Juice of 1 lemon and 1 lime
2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil
Sea salt and ground black pepper (optional)
1 ripe avocado
1/4 red onion


Peel cucumber, then cut it in half lengthwise and scoop out the seeds with a table or teaspoon. Chop remaining cucumber flesh into small, bite-size pieces. Read more


Spinach, Fennel, and Lentil Salad Recipe


1 and 1/2 cups of washed baby spinach leaves
1 fennel bulb
1/2 cup of green lentils
5 tablespoons of cold pressed, extra virgin olive oil
1 clove of garlic, unpeeled
4 tablespoons of lemon juice or red wine vinegar, whichever you prefer
Sea salt and black pepper
Small handful of roughly chopped parsley, basil, or mint

Directions: Read more


Raw Borscht Recipe


3/4 cup of beet juice (~3-5 small to medium beets)
1 and 1/2 cups of celery juice (~6-8 ribs)
3/4 cup of carrot juice (~4-6 medium carrots)
1/2 cup of freshly squeezed lemon juice
2 small cloves of garlic
1 and 1/2 teaspoons of sea salt
Handful of fresh dill


Use a juicer to juice beets, celery, and carrots.

Use a strong blender to combine all ingredients - blend for approximately 30 seconds or until smooth. Read more


Sparkling Watermelon Juice Recipe

Watermelon, fresh peppermint leaves, and sparkling water combine to make a super refreshing summer beverage.

If you have time, make some peppermint ice cubes to add to your sparkling watermelon juice just before serving. Read more


Green Smoothie Recipe

What exactly is a green smoothie? It's a fruit smoothie that includes a big serving of dark green leafy vegetables. Read more


Marvelous Melon Smoothie Recipe


1 ripe canary melon or honeydew melon
Juice of one lemon or lime, to taste


Cut melon in half and scoop seeds out with a spoon. Use spoon to dig the flesh out of the entire melon and place melon chunks in blender.

Add 1/2 of lemon or lime juice and a little water if necessary to blend melon chunks into a smooth drink. If your blender isn't very strong, you may find it helpful to jiggle it around gently to get the melon chunks to drop towards the blades as it's blending. Read more


Avocado-Potato Salad Recipe


1 large ripe avocado, mashed
6 medium Yukon gold or red potatoes
1/2 cup chopped red onion
2 ribs of celery, chopped
1/2 cup sweet red bell pepper
Sea salt, to taste


Steam and cook the potatoes until tender but not too soft. Mix thoroughly with all other ingredients. Keep refrigerated until ready to serve. Enjoy this simple and delicious avocado-potato salad.

This recipe was adapted from a similar recipe found in the May/June 1999 issue of Health Science. Read more


Mango Avocado Dressing Recipe


1 ripe avocado
1 ripe mango
1/2 lemon, freshly squeezed
Sea salt (optional)


Blend all ingredients and serve immediately over salad, steamed vegetables, or whole grain dish. Enjoy this bright and refreshing salad dressing recipe. Read more




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