detoxrecipes

Now that we’ve shown you how to do the ultimate summer detox, we’ve got some healthy recipes to help you stay on track, including detox smoothies, snacks, delicious low-fat lunches and easy dinner ideas.

Breakfast smoothies

Smooth Berry Mix
½ scoops rice protein formula with spirulina
½ cup raspberries
1 tablespoon chia seeds (soaked for 10 minutes in 1 cup of water)
Honey or agave syrup to taste (optional)

Blend all ingredients together and serve.

Tropical Taster
1-2 scoops rice protein formula with spirulina
½ cup of fresh pineapple cut into chunks
1 cup of coconut water
10 mint leaves

Blend all ingredients together and serve.

Lunch

Brown Rice Salad
½ cup cooked brown rice
½ cup cooked chickpeas
½ cup corn kernels
½ cup green peas
3 fresh asparagus spears chopped
½ carrot chopped
½ cup zucchini chopped
1 small shallot chopped

Dressing
1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 teaspoon coriander chopped
Small clove crushed garlic (optional)
Sprinkle of dried chill flakes

Method
1. Steam the vegetables.

2. Mix with rice, chickpeas and corn in a bowl.

3. Mix together ingredients for dressing and combine with the rice mixture.

4. Serve, with side salad if desired.

Dinner

Grilled Fish and Vegetable Kebabs
1 small fresh fish (tuna, salmon, mackerel)
½ zucchini sliced
½ capsicum cubed
½ onion quartered
6 cherry tomatoes
1 clove garlic crushed
1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
Juice of half a lemon
1 tablespoon parsley finely chopped
1 tablespoon hummus

Method
1. Mix garlic, oil, lemon juice and parsley in a bowl.

2. Thread vegetables onto wooden kebab sticks that have been soaked in water.

3. Brush fish and vegetable kebabs with oil mixture and cook on non-stick grill/pan. Turn and baste with more oil mixture. Cook until golden brown.

4. Serve with green salad and dollop of hummus.

Snacks

* Brown rice crackers with tzatziki (Greek yoghurt dip)

* Fresh fruit salad

* Handful of walnuts and a piece of fruit

* 200g natural yoghurt with 2 tablespoons of mixed seeds

What are your favourite detox recipes?

Recipes by Belinda Reynolds, Nutritionist, Dietician and educator for BioCeuticals.

Speak to your healthcare practitioner for more information about supplementing your diet. Make sure to always read the label and use only as directed. If symptoms persist, see your healthcare practitioner.