Post Thanksgiving 1-Day Detox


Photo credit: The Marilyn Denis Show

Feeling stuffed after your turkey feast?! Try this 1-day detox to get back on track.

FIRST THING and sip throughout the day too

(Make night before)
Ginger, Lemon & Mint Water 

1.5 liters of filtered water
2 thumbnail sized ginger root (peel and slice, mince or shred)
2 organic lemons
handful of fresh mint

Wash produce well
Remove rind from one lemon, slice and add to water. Squeeze the juice from the the other lemon.
Add ginger and mint
Stir and let infuse over night in the fridge
Pour a glass first thing in the morning

By 9 a.m.
Pumpkin Pie Chia Pudding

Serves 4

3/4 cup canned pumpkin puree
1 cup unsweetened coconut or almond milk
1 cup plain organic yogurt (unsweetened coconut was used for this recipe)
1 scoop vanilla plant based protein powder
2 tbsp chia seeds
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp nutmeg
1/4 tsp ginger powder


Mix all ingredients together and add into 4 small mason jars
Store in the fridge for a minimum of 4 hours before serving

Cucumber Lime Cleansing Smoothie

1 cup unsweetened almond milk
1 organic cucumber, peeled and chopped
1/2 avocado
1/4 cup frozen pineapple
2 limes, juice only
1 handful baby spinach
2 tbsp hemp hearts

Blend and serve immediately


Reach for nutrient-dense snacks throughout the day when needed. Veggies and protein will help to keep you satiated and fight any carb or sugar cravings: veggies and hummus, kale chips, boiled eggs, edamame

6:30 p.m.

Kale Caesar Salad (with Turkey Leftovers)
Serves 3-4
1 (3-pound) bunch dino kale, stems removed, leaves thinly sliced
1⁄4 cup roasted sea salt chickpeas
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 1⁄2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
1-2 garlic cloves, minced
2 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons goat’s feta
pinch of sea salt

In a large bowl, whisk together lemon juice, mustard, and garlic
Whisk in oil until combined and thickened
Add massaged kale and toss into dressing
Add chickpeas and goat’s feta and a sprinkling
of sea salt
Chop and add 3-4 ounces of turkey breast to each salad served

Additional tip:
Massage the kale leaves for 5 minutes before assembling salad to help digest the kale more efficiently.

Watch Miranda’s segment on The Marilyn Denis Show for more ways to get back on track after Thanksgiving 

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