10 Smoothies to Help You Detox After Your Turkey Day Binge

If you stuffed yourself during Thanksgiving, consider detoxing with these smoothies

Get your body back to its healthy normal self after that hearty Thanksgiving meal with these easy-to-make smoothies.

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.”

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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.