Raise your hand if you’ve decided to do some kind of juice cleanse or detox starting January 1st.
Now raise your hand if you know what makes these concoctions you’re about to drink “cleansing” or “detoxifying”.
If you’re scratching your head right now, don’t feel bad about it. Most people have no idea either.
We’re so quick to follow the latest diet trends, especially this time of year, that we often forget to stop and think about why we’re doing what we’re doing.
Let us help you out here and tell you what this drink brings to the table, so you can enjoy it and REALLY feel good about it:
- 1 cup orange juice
- 1 cup coconut water
- 1 cup baby spinach
- ½ seedless cucumber, chopped
- 4 romaine lettuce leaves, chopped
- 1 fresh or frozen banana, sliced
- ¾ cup frozen cranberries
- ½ to 1 tbsp beet powder (to taste, see note)