10 recipes to purify yourself after the holidays

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Did you indulge in any gluttony during the holidays? Do not worry. There are numerous recipes that will help you purify your body with taste and lighten the after-party menu. So you can fill up on vegetables, vitamins and minerals, allowing your body to get rid of accumulated toxins. Here are 10 recipes you can get inspired by to start detoxing yourself.



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During the feasts have you allowed yourself some gluttony? Do not worry. There are numerous recipes that will help you purify the organism with gusto and ad lighten the after party menu.

So you can fill up on vegetables, vitamins and minerals, allowing your body to get rid of accumulated toxins. Here are 10 recipes you can get inspired by to start detoxing yourself.

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Broccoli and spinach soup

For 2 people you will need: 500 grams of broccoli, 150 grams of spinach, 1 potato, 750 ml of vegetable broth, ½ onion, salt, pepper and aromatic herbs to taste. Peel and slice the broccoli, chop the spinach and cook in the vegetable broth together with the onion, diced potato and a handful of aromatic herbs, such as parsley, thyme and oregano. When the vegetables have softened, blend the soup coarsely, without forming a real puree, with the hand blender.

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Muesli integral

To start the day in the best possible way, accompany the fresh fruit with a cup of muesli integral and vegetable milk. Make your own homemade muesli by combining whole grain oats, raisins, almonds, hazelnuts and sunflower seeds. You can garnish everything with a handful of pomegranate seeds, pumpkin seeds or dried berries.

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Pumpkin puree

To help the body get rid of toxins, choose light seconds, accompanied by seasonal side dishes, for example from a tasty one pumpkin puree, which you can garnish with chopped ginger and fennel seeds. For 2 people, cook a small pumpkin, or half a medium pumpkin, in the oven or steamed. When the pulp is very soft, blend it or mash it with a fork and season with a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil and spices.



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Winter smoothie

Prepare yours shake winter by combining 2 ripe pears, 100 milliliters of vegetable lette, 70 grams of unflavored vegetable yogurt, 2 teaspoons of flax seeds and 2 pitted and chopped dates. Chop the flax seed in the coffee grinder or mixer before adding them to the other ingredients. Blend everything until you get a drink with a creamy and homogeneous consistency, perfect for breakfast or the snack.

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Salad With Red Cabbage

Il red cabbage it is a food depurative and full of antioxidants. With a medium-sized red cabbage you can prepare a salad for 4 people. Cut the cabbage into thin strips and enrich your salad with pomegranate grains, carrots and chopped almonds. Season it with a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil and orange juice. Let it flavor and enjoy it at room temperature.

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Carrot and ginger soup

For 4 people, cook 1 grams of carrots in 600 liter of vegetable broth, 2 medium-sized onions, peeled and sliced, 1 clove of minced garlic and 1 teaspoon of fresh chopped ginger or ½ teaspoon of ginger powder. When the vegetables have softened, take 1 or 2 ladles of broth and set them aside. Make the soup creamy with a hand blender. If it is too thick, add a little broth. Season with 2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil, ½ teaspoon of curry powder, whole sea salt and pepper.



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Pomegranate juice smoothie

To prepare yours pomegranate smoothie for 2 people add 300 ml of pomegranate juice in the glass of the blender - to be obtained by squeezing the fruit with a normal juicer -, 1 sliced ​​banana, 125 gr of natural vegetable yogurt and 100 grams of apple or berries. Blend until smooth and garnish each glass with a few pomegranate grains.

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Quinoa and pumpkin salad

You can enjoy this dish both as a real salad and as a warm or hot first course. For 4 people cook 320 gr of Quinoa in boiling salted water, just like you would for pasta. Separately, sauté 4 slices of pumpkin cut into wedges, 1 125-gram stick of diced tofu and 2 or 3 cabbage leaves into strips. You can also add dried tomatoes or peppers in oil. When the vegetables are soft, use them to season the quinoa together with extra virgin olive oil. Mix well and serve.

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Borscht

La beet it is a vegetable with strong purifying properties. It is the main ingredient of borschtthe beetroot soup, which you can enjoy both hot and cold, depending on the season. To prepare the borscht, in addition to the red beets, you will need green cabbage, onions, celery, thyme and lemon juice. Follow Thu the complete recipe.

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Winter fruit salad

Don't forget to bring a lot to the table seasonal fruit, even in winter. To prepare yours winter fruit salad you can combine orange and mandarin wedges, grapes, pomegranate grains, kiwi slices, citrus fruit slices, pear and apple slices. Don't forget dried or dried fruit: dates, raisins, walnuts, hazelnuts and almonds.

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