6 Delicious Detox Recipes to Start the New Year Right
Healthy detox recipes
It's that time of the year again: resolution season. But just because you've vowed to eat right and maybe shed a few unwanted pounds doesn't mean drowning in steamed veggies. Food can be both—yes, both!—healthy and delicious. January is the perfect time to reset your eating habits, and here are some flavorful recipes that definitely don't cut calories at the expense of taste.
Warm Brussels Sprout Salad
Try this recipe: Warm Brussels Sprout Salad
This salad brings more than just calorie-conscious flavor to the table, it's also loaded with superfoods like almonds, pomegranate, and Brussels sprouts. Good fats and vitamins are in abundance, so eat up.
Ingredients: Almonds, avocado oil, garlic, rice vinegar, miso, tamari or soy sauce, raw honey, Brussels sprouts, salt, pomegranate seeds, black pepper
Kale Salad With Poached Salmon, Apple, and Avocado
Try this recipe: Kale Salad With Poached Salmon, Apple, and Avocado
Salmon and avocado may offer major helpings of heart-healthy fats, but this dish is much more than a cholesterol-friendly dinner. Turmeric is a powerful antioxidant with anti-inflammatory properties, while raw honey is known to be a source of a whole slew of vitamins, minerals, and enzymes.
Ingredients: Yogurt, extra-virgin olive oil, ginger, curry powder, turmeric, coriander, raw honey, salt, black pepper
Golden Milk Oatmeal
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There's no better way to start the day than with a yummy breakfast, and oatmeal is a perfectly healthy way to go about it. Throw in some spices and top it with some raw honey and you're a long way from the boring old oats you're used to.
Ingredients: Full-fat coconut milk, raw honey, turmeric, cinnamon, salt, old-fashioned oats
Beet Noodles With Herbed Cashew Cream Sauce
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Pasta may not immediately jump to mind when you think of beets, but this beet noodle dish is as healthful and tasty as it is vibrant.
Ingredients: Cashews, olive oil, garlic, parsley, basil, oregano, lemon juice, sea salt, black pepper, avocado oil, beet noodles
Cauliflower Fried Rice With Vegetables
Try this recipe: Cauliflower Fried Rice With Vegetables
Whip up a healthier take on the takeout staple by subbing cauliflower for rice. Play with the balance of honey and Sriracha to achieve the perfect balance of sweet and spicy.
Ingredients: Soy sauce, rice vinegar, raw honey, avocado oil, shiitake mushrooms, sea salt, carrots, celery, red bell pepper, garlic, ginger, scallions, baby bok choy, cauliflower rice, sesame oil, Sriracha, sesame seeds
Mussels in Spicy Tomato Broth
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If you're looking for a healthy dish that'll keep you full, mussels are where it's at. They're low in cholesterol and packed with protein.
Ingredients: Avocado oil, garlic, shallot, salt, black pepper, white wine, tomatoes, honey, red pepper flakes, bay leaf, basil, thyme, mussels, crusty sourdough