These easy, tasty detox recipes are the perfect way to kick-start any weight-loss plan.
Give your body a boost of goodness with these delicious smoothies, detox soups (opens in new tab), and main meal recipes.
Packed full of fruit and vegetables, these simple-to-make detox recipes will get you feeling on top form again in no time. From tasty smoothies and delicious soups to more filling, hearty meals like stir-fries and couscous salads, we've got dishes for every dieter's needs and tastes. You could also combine these recipes with ideas from the Jason Vale juice diet (opens in new tab).
Detoxing doesn't have to be boring. It may be tough going at times, but these detox recipes will really help you enjoy the low-calorie, low-fat and low-sugar dishes you need to kick start your weight-loss plan.
Giving your body a good clear-out a few times of year with a 7 day detox (opens in new tab) gives you a great chance to achieve your weight-loss goal. Just make sure that after you've finished the detox stage of your diet you stick to making healthy recipes and doing plenty of exercises.
So, if you're keen on losing weight, have a look through our round-up of delicious detox recipes and get your body ready for a healthy new start.
PS we've even got a granola recipe you could have as a dessert! See? Detoxing isn't just about salads.
Mixed spice muesli
Kickstart your day with a bowl of healthy mixed spice muesli (opens in new tab), made with superfood oats, sunflower seeds, flaked almonds and dried fruits.
Cucumber and prawn stir-fry
Adding cucumber into your stir-fry gives it a lovely light and fresh flavour. This cucumber and prawn stir-fry (opens in new tab) is served with a delicious Chinese-style sauce and thin rice noodles.
Roast tomato and orange soup
You may not think of adding fruit to your soup, but it's another, delicious way of getting more nutrients into your diet. Try this roast tomato and orange soup (opens in new tab) for a zesty taste of summer in the depths of winter.
Avocado couscous salad
For a light, detoxifying lunch, make this Avocado couscous salad (opens in new tab), with peppers, chickpea and fresh mint. Make it the night before so it has time to absorb all the flavours.
Jumping Jack smoothie
After all that feasting on cakes, chocolates and cheese, this banana and pear soya milk Jumping Jack smoothie (opens in new tab) will sort you out. The fibre-rich linseeds will help digestion too.
Chunky English garden salad
This chunky English garden salad (opens in new tab) is the ultimate detox recipe - fresh cucumber, lettuce and radishes drizzled in a light lemon sauce. This combination is great for the digestive system and the perfect choice for lunch too. Just add some ready cooked chicken for extra protein.
Carrot and ginger soup
Freezable, healthy and filling - goodtoknow user Hsmummy says: 'Loved this Carrot and ginger soup (opens in new tab) - so easy to make and tastes delicious, really can't fault it.'
Pomegranate, raspberry and banana smoothie
Pomegranates are packed with antioxidants and vitamin C, making this triple fruit pomegranate, raspberry and banana smoothie (opens in new tab) a brilliant breakfast option.
Smoked mackerel jacket potato
This Smoked mackerel and spring onion jacket
is healthy and rich in protein, vitamins, carbs and omega-3s. Delicious topped with spring onions and half-fat creme fraiche.
Creamy pea and watercress soup
There's nothing like a bowl of soup to warm you up in winter. This healthy pea and watercress soup (opens in new tab) with leeks and fresh mint is quick and easy to make as well.
Antony Worrall Thompson’s herby fruit salad
You can even detox with a dessert. Antony Worrall Thompson's herby fruit salad (opens in new tab) is made with coconut milk, honey and lemon juice, perfect if you're feeling a little bloated.
Woman’s Weekly soy-cured tuna
For a light detox dinner, make this tasty Soy-cured tuna (opens in new tab) with a soy sauce, coriander and lime marinade and serve with lots of healthy broccoli or any of your favourite veg.
Seven-veg stir fry
Use up leftover veg in this tasty Woman's Weekly seven-veg stir fry (opens in new tab), flavoured with ginger, chilli, fresh herbs and spring onions. Serve with Thai rice noodles for a more filling dinner.
Quinoa and butternut squash salad
Swap those stodgy carbs for quinoa instead! It's a much healthier and lighter option which is easy to cook. Tossed in fresh butternut squash this quinoa and butternut squash salad (opens in new tab) is a refreshing choice.
Roasted minty beetroot and goat’s cheese salad
Beetroot is supposed to boost stamina, so turn your lunch into a superfood feast by having this delicious roasted minty beetroot and goat's cheese salad (opens in new tab). Beetroot is also bursting with vitamins too like potassium, magnesium and iron which are all great for helping the body recover!
Fruit salad recipe
Craving something sweet? Swap that naughty chocolate bar for a refreshing fruit salad (opens in new tab) bursting with natural sugars. It's the perfect option if you fancy something light and full of flavour.
Berry blast porridge
Oats are a good source of slow-release energy. Made with strawberries, raspberries and a redcurrant compote, start your day right with this berry blast porridge (opens in new tab).
This tasty granola (opens in new tab) is one big bowl of energy, packed with tasty superfoods like oats, sunflower seeds, honey, hazelnuts and dried fruits.
Warm broccoli and chicken salad
Salad might not sound appealing in winter, but this Warm broccoli and chicken salad (opens in new tab) made with tangy marinated chicken is sure to get your tastebuds tingling.
Superfood salmon stir-fry
After rich, festive treats, enjoy the green goodness of this Superfood salmon stir-fry (opens in new tab), packed with nutritious broccoli, green beans, avocado and spinach.
Beetroot and pomegranate soup
This gorgeously-coloured, vegan-friendly Beetroot and pomegranate soup (opens in new tab) also contains carrots, parsnips and fresh dill. It's great served with walnut bread or rye/granary rolls.
Turkey and cream cheese wrap
Put turkey leftovers to good use with these light, tasty Turkey and cream cheese wraps (opens in new tab). Warm up the wraps before filling them for a delicious lunchtime or dinner dish.
Orange, ginger and mango breakfast smoothie
Blend orange, yogurt and ginger to make this energy-boosting orange, ginger and mango breakfast smoothie (opens in new tab) - it's rich in vitamin A and will work wonders on any bloatedness.