Spa Cuisine : Healing Juices and Detox Beverages

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"Spa Cuisine : Healing Juices and Detox Beverages"

In our Detox health series that we have started couple of weeks ago, we shared yummy recipes to help you make a transition between winter to spring mode. This post is offering you more insights and delicious recipes on how to get healthy with detox tips without compromising the taste of your palate and the richness of your food experience.

Here is our beverage and fruit series with more goodness than you could expect! Cheers :

1). Healing Juice

"Healing Juice"

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A sweeter, more subtle juice still packs a nutritional punch! The combination of the carrots, spinach and parsley provides an excellent source of antioxidants while the celery lends its cleansing properties.

3-4 carrots
125g Fresh spinach
Handful of flat Leaf parsley
2-3 sticks of celery

Juice all ingredients (putting celery through last). Mix with water to taste or drink neat. Make 2 servings.

2). Ginger healing Detox Tea with Turmeric

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There has been a lot in the news lately about the amazing healing properties of turmeric. A free-radical-fighting antioxidant-rich curry spice that has been hailed as a defense against both cancer and Alzeimer’s. When we found this tasty recipe for a warming, detoxifying giving turmeric tea, we were thrilled! After the winter, we figured we could use some detoxing and healing!

2 cups of water
1/2 teaspoon powdered ginger
1/2 teaspoon powdered turmeric
1 tablespoon maple syrup or agave syrup
juice of 1/2 lemon

Bring Water to a boil, then add powdered herbs. Simmer for 10 minutes.
Strain tea into a mug, add maple syrup and lemon, stirring to combine. Drink warm. – Make 1 serving.

3). Spa Cuisine: Peachy Iced Green Tea

"Spa Cuisine Peachy Iced Green Tea"

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Drinking green tea may help you lose weight. According to clinical studies conducted by Dr. Abdul Dullo, of the University of Geneva in switzerland, green tea raises metabolic rates and speeds up fat oxidation. Green tea is also a great immune-enhancing health-booster and anti-cancer agent, with flavonoids and polyphenols thought to inhibit tumor formation.

6 green tea teabags
6 cups cold water
2 ripe peaches, pitted and sliced

Place teabags in a large teapot or pitcher.
Put sliced peaches in a saucepan, add cold water, and bring to a brisk boil, then pour water and peaches over teabags.
Steep for 6 minutes, then add sweetener (maple syrup, agave syrup, honey or succinct are recommended). Allow tea to cool, then refrigerate until thoroughly chilled.
Include a few peach slices in each glass and serve with a spoon, garnished with a sprig of mind if you like. – Make 6 servings

4). Pink Detox

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Best consumed in the morning. Don’t eat anything for at least two hours before or afterwards – beets is a powerful detoxifier. The apples make this sweet and delicious, the celery freshens it up and the ginger gives it a little kick AND soothes the stomach.

1 large beet with its greens, juiced.
3 red apples, juiced with seeds
4 stalks celery with its green, juiced
1 inch-long piece of ginger, juiced or grated

Juice everything. Small pieces tend to get lost in juicer, so make sure to wedge them in between apple-quarters, which helps. otherwise just grate the ginger and stir it in separately.

5). Cabbage Clean

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The cabbage and the per rid the colon of waste matter and the celery purifies the lymph. Most people have heard of the cabbage soup diet but many don’t know why cabbage is such good detoxifier. It aids digestion and prevents both fluid retention and constipation and its benefits are noticed almost immediately. it is perfect for juicing as its nutrients are more abundant when raw. In fact, many nutritionists call cabbage the perfect food. Celery, watercress and pears are the ideal accompaniments as they also contribute to the detoxification process. (If you have a low blood functioning thyroid, cabbage is NOT good food for you).

Make 200ml (7fl oz)
250g (8oz) pear
125g (4oz) Cabbage
50g (2oz) celery
25g (1oz) watercress

Juice all ingredients and serve over ice, decorated with celery sticks.

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