Apples are known for its detoxifying properties. In fact, numerous articles have been published about a 3-day apple detox diet that promises to reboot the body's systems after three days of eating nothing but apples.
This diet seems extreme, especially since having an apple or two a day already offers a lot of benefits for the health.Here are some detoxifying apple smoothies packed with fiber and nutrients that will boost your body's immune system. These recipes combine apple with other nutritious fruits that your body will thank you for. Plus, they're refreshingly delicious!
Apple Flaxseed Cinnamon Smoothie Recipe (Pop Sugar)
- 220 ml coconut water
- 4 raw almonds
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1 medium apple
- 1/2 scoop unsweetened protein powder
- 1 tablespoon flaxseed meal (ground flaxseed)
Green Spinach & Apple Smoothie Bowl Recipe (Vitacost)
"Tell someone you’re eating a big bowl of greens for breakfast and they’ll envision a fresh, fully loaded salad. But if you show them your big bowl of greens, they’ll want to dive right in. The bright, cheery colors of spinach, apple, raspberries and coconut shavings are exactly what you need to start your day on the right note. That’s enough talk about what it looks like, though. You want know: how does it taste? Let’s just say it’s the sweetest, creamiest salad you’ve ever had."
- 1 cup unsweetened almond milk, or as needed to blend
- 1 cup applesauce
- ⅛ cup tahini (can substitute any nut or seed butter)
- 4 ripe bananas, frozen
- 3 cups baby spinach
- Pumpkin seeds
- Shredded coconut
- Chia seeds
- Tahini, drizzled
Strawberry Apple Smoothie Recipe (Ann's Entitled Life)
• 1 cup Strawberries (tops and all)
• 1 Apple
• 1 cup Spinach
• 5 Springs Parsley
• 1 TBSP Lemon Juice
• 1 cup Orange Juice
Blueberry Apple Smoothie Recipe (Penny Pinchin' Mom)
"This is the perfectly refreshing pairing! Create your own blueberry apple smoothie right at home!"
"When you think spring, fresh fruit comes to mind. One of my favorites is blueberries! I just can’t get enough of these. I love to just toss them into the freezer and then eat them like candy (seriously delish)!"
"Another way to use them is to make some of your favorite recipes. One that you need to try is this blueberry apple smoothie. It is heaven in a glass!"
- 1 cup blueberries
- 1 cup diced apples
- ¾ cup almond milk