Did you have too much of a good thing over thanksgiving? Don’t beat yourself up.. we all did! The best way to bounce back from a weekend of overindulging is to counteract with consuming as many fruits and veggies as possible. Follow these simple tricks and by the end of the day you will shed some of the bloat!
Start the day off with 1 glass of fresh lemon, ginger water.
Take a shot of apple cider vinegar in the morning and before all meals.
This will balance your entire body… which after a weekend of eating bad foods, we mostly likely threw our bodies completely out of whack. Apple cider vinegar not only has detoxing properties but it will also stimulate your digestion and suppress your appetite. It also regulates the amount of sodium stored in the body.
For breakfast, have a green smoothie or juice (for recipe click HERE) with parsley. If you are thinking..”ew, no way!” you wont be able to taste the parsley, I promise. Parsley helps flush fluids from the body and encourages digestion. Parsley also has several anti-inflammatory properties!
Fill up a big water bottle full of water and aloe vera juice and sip throughout the day, all day long. The water and the aloe will flush your system.
Tea to sip on throughout the day:
Dandelion Root Tea
Apple Cider Vinegar with Hot Water
If you hate drinking tea, you can purchase dandelion root pills. The pills are actually more potent than the tea which help you lose water weight more quickly.
Water Weightloss Juice with Detox Salad & Lemon Dressing
juice or purchase fresh, plain cranberry juice. mix with two dandelion root tea bags, lemon juice, and water. This helps you lose water weight because it breaks down waste and fats during digestion.
Your detox salad recipe: 2 cups of Kale, 2 cups of purple cabbage, 1/2 cup of parsley, 1 cup of carrots, 1 cup of sunflower seeds, 1 tablespoons of sesame seeds, cherry tomatoes, 1/2 avocado sliced up. For the dressing, mix 1/2 cup of lemon juice and 1/2 cup of olive oil. Mix in 2 tablespoons of garlic, a dash of salt, a dash of pepper, and a pinch of cayenne.
For your last meal, enjoy this delicious detox quinoa & veggie salad. click HERE for the recipe!
End your day with a relaxing Detox Bath and Smooth Move Tea.
The bath will help pull out and remove toxins from the body. The smooth move tea is great if you feel backed up and bloated. You can purchase smooth move tea at most health food stores!
5 cups of epsom salt
2 cups of baking soda
1 cups of sea salt
1 tbs of ground ginger
1 cup of vinegar
a few drops of oil (lavender, tea tree, orange peel etc.)
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