7 Green Detox Drinks You Have To Try

7 Green Detox Drinks You Have To Try

Green Goddess

Take one look at a photo of a celebrity and you’ll see something many of them have in common (other than foreheads that can withstand gale-force winds): a green drink in hand. Green tea, green juice, green smoothies—if it’s green and liquid, someone trendy’s bound to be drinking it. And even if you couldn’t possibly have less interest in being trendy, your health can benefit from these nutrition-packed concoctions. Check out these 10 recipes from leading nutritionists, chefs, and wellness spas.

Cilantro Fiesta Juice

Cilantro Fiesta Juice
Cilantro Fiesta Juice

Forget your typical calorie- and sugar-packed margarita—this sweet and tart drink is just as festive.

SERVINGS: 1

6 leaves romaine
¼ bunch cilantro
½ lime
1½ c pineapple

PUT all ingredients through a juicer, alternating between the pineapple and romaine to help move everything through smoothly.

NUTRITION (per serving): 100 cal, 3 g pro, 32 g carb, 1 g fiber, 19 g sugars, 0.5 g fat, 0 g sat fat, 19 mg sodium.

Matcha Green Tea Latte

Matcha Green Tea Latte
Matcha Green Tea Latte

Matcha is the powdered leaves of green tea. It will give you a kick of energy—minus the overload on caffeine. With more antioxidants than regular green tea, this latte helps improve immunity function and reduce inflammation.

SERVINGS: 1

1 c unsweetened vanilla almond milk
½ tsp matcha powder

1. HEAT almond milk in a saucepan to 165° (just under boiling).
2. PLACE matcha powder in a mug; pour about ¼ cup almond milk into the mug.
3. WHISK vigorously until frothy; add in remainder of almond milk.

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NUTRITION (per serving): 45 cal, 1 g pro, 3 g carb, 1 g fiber, 1 g sugars, 3 g fat, 0 g sat fat, 180 mg sodium.

Creamy Chocolate

Creamy Chocolate
Creamy Chocolate

Healthy fats from the avocado keep you full and stabilize blood sugar. Consider this smoothie your go-to “anti-crash” snack.

SERVINGS: 1

1 c unsweetened vanilla almond milk
1 handful kale
½ avocado
1 Tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
¾ banana

PULSE ingredients in blender until desired thickness.

NUTRITION (per serving): 310 cal, 6 g pro, 37 g carb, 12 g fiber, 12 g sugars, 19 g fat, 2.5 g sat fat, 200 mg sodium.

Green Detox Smoothie

Green Detox Smoothie
Green Detox Smoothie

The lime, apples, and spinach work together to boost the body’s natural ability to flush out toxins and reduce inflammation, while the antioxidants in kiwi and celery fight free radicals.

SERVINGS: 1

1 apple, diced
2 kiwi, peeled and diced
Juice from 1 lime
1 handful spinach
1 stalk celery
1 tsp honey
Ice

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BLEND all ingredients together.

NUTRITION (per serving): 250 cal, 3 g pro, 63 g carb, 11 g fiber, 42 g sugars, 1.5 g fat, 0 g sat fat, 50 mg sodium.

Green Goddess

Green Goddess
Green Goddess

Drink to your health—and beauty. Parsley is a great diuretic to help you beat bloat, while spinach contains compounds called glycoglycerolipids that may have anti-cancer properties. The juice is also a rich source of vitamins A and C, which promote skin health.

SERVINGS: 1

10 spinach leaves
1 stalk celery
½ cucumber
½ c parsley

PUT all ingredients through a juicer. Chill with ice if desired.

NUTRITION (per serving): 25 cal, 2 g pro, 7 g carb, 0 g fiber, 2 g sugars, 0.5 g fat, 0 g sat fat, 41 mg sodium.

Skin Tonic Juice

Skin Tonic Juice
Skin Tonic Juice

This sip helps give your skin that healthy, dewy look. The cucumber is hydrating and contains silica, a mineral known for its skin-toning benefits.

SERVINGS: 1

1 cucumber
½ lemon
1 c purslane (or another green, like spinach or kale)
½ mango
Handful of cilantro

PUT all ingredients through a juicer, alternating between harder foods (cucumber, mango) and leafy vegetables (purslane, cilantro).

NUTRITION (per serving): 105 cal, 4 g pro, 29 g carb, 0.5 g fiber, 20 g sugars, 1 g fat, 0 g sat fat, 30 mg sodium