For some, Thanksgiving is more than just a day of giving thanks. It’s a one-day hunting license signaling open season on every kind of carb, fatty dish, or decadent dessert. Your conscience tells you a second or third helping of creamy, buttery mashed potatoes will clog your arteries like mortar, but you tell yourself, “It’s OK to indulge today, Thanksgiving only comes once a year.”
The next morning, when you’re bloated and suffering from a food-induced hangover, an inevitable pang of guilt sets in as you realize there is some truth to that tacky cliché, “A moment on the lips, a lifetime on the hips.” Not to worry. A dose of some detox smoothies can put your health regimen back on track.
We’ve selected 10 tasty, flavor-packed smoothies that can help boost energy levels, remove toxins, and provide nutrient rich antioxidants. You may not be able to magically shed extra pounds, but your body will get a much needed nutritional nudge in the right direction.
Here are 10 Smoothies that will help you detox after your Turkey Day binge.
Summer Whitford is the D.C. Editor and a food, drink, and travel writer at The Daily Meal. In addition to lifestyle topics, Summer also writes about culture and the arts at Woman Around Town. You can follow her on Twitter @FoodandWineDiva and on Instagram at thefoodandwinediva.