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,
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
Go green with your cleanse diet with this Cleansing Green Vegetable Soup
- 1 Tbsp. olive oil
- 1 yellow onion
- 4 garlic cloves
- 2 cups broccoli florets
- 2 cups diced zucchini
- 2 cups shredded green cabbage
- 2 stalks celery, diced
- 6 cups water
- 1/2 tsp. dried basil
- 1/2 tsp. dried parsley
- 1/4 tsp. dried thyme
- 2 bay leaves
- 10 oz. baby spinach or kale, roughly chopped
- 1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley
- Juice of 1 lemon (about 3 Tbsp.)
- 1 avocado
- 1/2 tsp. black pepper
In a large soup pot, sauté onion
and garlic in 1 Tbsp. olive oil
over medium heat until onions are
translucent, about 3–5 minutes.
Stir occasionally so the garlic
doesn’t burn. Add dried parsley,
basil, pepper, and thyme, and stir for
Add remaining veggies and water,
plus bay leaves.
Cover, bring to a low boil, and
reduce heat. Simmer for 15 minutes.
Turn off heat and add baby
spinach or kale. Stir to incorporate, and cover pot with the lid to let
wilt, about 5 minutes.
Meanwhile, in a blender or food
processor, add avocado, lemon
juice, and 1/4 cup of broth from the
pot, and blend until smooth.
Stir the avocado and lemon mixture
into the broth until
completely incorporated and add
the chopped fresh parsley.
Taste and season with additional
pepper if necessary. Serve hot!