Sautéed Broccoli and Spinach

Tasty and easy addition to your cleanse diet is the Sautéed Broccoli and Spinach


  • 1 head of broccoli
  • 5 oz. spinach
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1–2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • Pepper to taste
  • Red pepper flakes to taste
  • Fresh lemon juice


Lightly sauté broccoli in olive oil and garlic for a few minutes. Add in spinach and cook for another few minutes. Top with fresh lemon juice, pepper, and red pepper flakes.

10-Minute Lemon Garlic Sautéed Bok Choy

Go for the greens in your cleanse diet with the 10-Minute Lemon Garlic Sautéed Bok Choy


  • 1 pound baby bok choy
  • 1-1/2 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • Pinch of crushed red pepper flakes
  • Half of a lemon, cut into wedges


Remove any discolored outer stalks of the bok choy and discard them (or save for stock later). Place bok choy into a colander and rinse with cool water, rubbing any grit or dirt from between the leaves. Trim the ends, then slice each bok choy in half lengthwise. Or if they are large, cut into quarters. Pat dry.

Add oil, garlic, and red pepper flakes to a large, room temperature skillet. Place over medium heat and cook, stirring occasionally, until the oil begins to bubble around the garlic but before the garlic starts to turn light brown.

Toss in the boy choy and spread into one layer. Cook, without stirring, until the bottom is starting to turn brown, about 2 minutes. Flip, then cook another 2 minutes or until the green leaves have wilted and the white bottoms are beginning to soften but still have some crunch.

Transfer to a platter, then squeeze 2 lemon wedges on top.

Serve with more lemon wedges on the side.

Tomato, Cucumber, and Avocado Salad

Enjoy this Tomato, Cucumber, and Avocado Salad with your cleanse!


  • 1 cup grape tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 English cucumber, sliced and quartered
  • 1 avocado, chopped
  • 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped
  • Red onion (optional)


  • 3 Tbsp. lemon juice (roughly 1/2 lemon)
  • 1 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper


Combine ingredients and toss with dressing.

Orange & Green Detox Smoothie

Mix things up – in a good way – in your cleanse diet with this Orange & Green Detox Smoothie


  • 8–10 oz. water
  • 1 navel orange, peeled and cut into quarters
  • 1/2 frozen overripe banana
  • 2 cups kale, tough stems removed, loosely packed and chopped
  • 1 cup baby spinach leaves
  • 1/2 cup ice


Combine all ingredients in blender with ice (as desired).

Blend until creamy.

Detox Herb Salad

Make your cleanse diet more interesting with this Detox Herb Salad


  • 1 head of broccoli, chopped
  • 1/2 head cauliflower, chopped
  • 1 large carrot, shredded
  • 1 pear, chopped
  • 1/4 cup minced red onion
  • 1/2 bunch cilantro, minced
  • 1/2 bunch dill, minced
  • 1/2 bunch mint leaves, minced


  • 2 lemons, juiced
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp. apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 tsp. black pepper


Add lemon juice, apple cider vinegar, olive oil, and black pepper to a container with a lid. Shake vigorously until well blended.

Taste and adjust seasonings to your preference. Allow dressing to sit for at least 15 minutes before tossing with your salad.

Chop broccoli and cauliflower into small pieces for easier digestion. Try pulsing them in a food processor or use a sharp knife to chop into bite-sized pieces.

Combine in a large salad bowl along with shredded carrot, chopped pear, red onion, cilantro, dill, and mint. Add enough dressing to coat the salad but not drown it.

Mix thoroughly. And enjoy!!!

Lemon Garlic Zucchini Noodles

Not exactly noodles, but a tasty addition to your cleanse diet can be Lemon Garlic Zucchini Noodles


  • 2 medium zucchini, spiralized
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 lemon, halved
  • 1 tsp. chopped parsley


To a small saucepan over low heat, add garlic and oil. Cook until garlic is lightly browned. Squeeze in the juice from half a lemon, add parsley, and mix.

To a large pot over medium-high heat, add zucchini noodles and cook until zucchini is just tender, stirring as needed to cook evenly. To make this dish healthier, you don’t need to add any oil while cooking the zucchini. Drain any water produced by zucchini noodles from pan. Add in sauce and toss until noodles are evenly coated. Squeeze juice from remaining lemon half over noodles. Serve immediately.

Chimichurri Sauce

Nothing is boring with this Chimichurri Sauce as part of your cleanse diet


  • 1 bunch of parsley leaves, some stems ok
  • 1 bunch of cilantro leaves, some stems ok
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp. red wine vinegar, or to taste
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 tsp. red pepper flakes (optional)
  • 1/2 tsp. pepper


Combine all the ingredients in a food processor.

Pulse for about 10–15 seconds until just combined.

You do not want to over-pulse and turn this into a smooth sauce. Drizzle on fresh or lightly cooked veggies, or use as a dip.

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