Are you trying to beat your sugar cravings? Why not try one of these recipes; they can help you balance your hormones, boost your energy, or with weight loss and detox.
Healthy Detox Ginger Carrot Breakfast Cookies
Ginger promotes circulation, stimulates lymphatic flow, and can help detox the body.
The taste of carrots help fight your sugar cravings as well as improve your eyesight, lower cholesterol and prevent heart attack and stroke.
- ¾ cup rolled oats
- ½ cup oat flour
- ¼ cup brown rice or barley flour
- 2 cups cooked millet
- 1 and ½ tbsp olive oil
- 1 cup shredded carrots
- 1tsp. vanilla
- 1 tsp grated ginger
- ¼ tsp sea salt
- 1 tbsp sunflower seeds
- ½ cup water
Lightly roasted oats and flour by stirring over medium heat in skillet, until toasty smelling but not browned. Mix all ingredients and add just enough water for a moist, (not mushy). Shape into cookies on an oiled baking sheet. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 min.
adopted from the Self-healing Cookbook by Kristina Turner
Tasty Fennel and Orange Detox Salad
Fennel stimulates the liver, improves fat digestion, and contains essential oils that can help get rid of excess fluid and thus weight.
Orange is rich in vitamin C and can help boost your immune system. You can also lift your mood by using the zest of the oranges.
Onions can cleanse and detox your liver and skin; they also have antiseptic properties.
- 2 oranges, sliced
- 1 bulb fennel, sliced
- 1 red onion sliced into rings
- juice of 1 orange
- 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
- zest of 1 orange
- mint or parsley to garnish
Place a layer of oranges, then a layer of fennel and then a layer of onions. Mix orange juice with apple cider vinegar and drizzle over the salad. Add orange zest and mint or parsley to garnish.
Beet and Apple Juice Detox Recipe
Try this delicious detox juice recipe to feel and look fabulous.
Beets stimulate the liver and can help to detox and cleanse the digestive system and blood.
Apple adds sweetness and fiber which can helps to detox your body.
Spinach contains antioxidants that can fight free radicals to helps boost your immune system.
- 1 medium beet
- 1 large apple
- 1 carrot
- 1 cup fresh spinach leaves
Place all the ingredients in the juicer or blender and process. If you wish, you can dilute with filtered water to taste.
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©Irina Wardas, HHC
Women’s Holistic Health, Nutrition Coach and Relationship Expert