Simple AM Detox Drink

You may have heard me say this before…ABC: always be cleansing.

Sometimes we have a day or two of poor eating habits, not enough sleep, or are very much affected by the environment. There are so many reasons we can benefit from detoxing. I like to keep it simple.

Before breakfast, try this. 12oz hot filter water, 1 tbsp lime juice, 2 pinches of cayenne pepper. Add a few lime slices if you like. Lime is acidic, but it is actually alkaline forming in our bodies. Cayenne can soothe a sore throat, calm an upset stomach, and help allergies to name a few!

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The Master Cleanse Green Smoothie

This morning I woke with the intent to drink my variation of the Master Cleanse– I do warm water, the juice of half a lemon, and two dashes of cayenne. Basically, I leave out the maple syrup. An hour later, I go and enjoy breakfast. The cleansing properties of the lemon, cayenne, and warm water are often enough to help me feel energized, and give myself a little reboot if I ate anything I shouldn’t have. I decided to convert this into a green smoothie, and I’m sharing because it was absolutely delicious! It’s always awesome when you choose function over flavor, but end up with good flavor anyway. ¬†Imagine that same drink cold, with fruit and a little greens. I hope you try it!

divine hostess green smoothie master cleanse

 

 Ingredients

  • 1/2 tbsp fresh ginger
  • 1 tbsp fresh cilantro
  • 1-2 dashes of cayenne
  • the juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 1 cup baby spinach
  • 1 cup frozen mango
  • 1/4 cup almond milk
  • 1 tbsp ground flaxseed meal
  • filtered water as needed

Blend till smooth and enjoy!

 master cleanse green smoothie drink