45+ Whole-Foods, Vegan Detox Recipes

45 Clean Eating Detox Recipes on rickiheller.com

[Clockwise from large photo: Cranberry, Pomegranate and Kale Detox Juice; Fennel, Orange and Avocado Salad; Easy Chickpea Tomato Soup; Vegetable “Flu Buster” Soup; Mung Bean Stew with Squash and Coconut Milk; and Ginger Cashew Nori Rolls.]

It’s January–that makes it “detox season”! Okay, just kidding. (Okay, not really). ๐Ÿ˜‰

In this post, I wrote about my plan to revisit the ACD in just a couple of weeks. Today I’m asking: Are you with me? If you’re thinking of starting an anti-candida program and looking for support, information, guidance, and recipes–then the Candida Kick-Start might just be what you need! This is the program I wish I’d had when I first started the diet so many years ago.

Start now, and you’ll have plenty of time to get your anti-candida diet off to a successful start and well on your way, ready to face all the ACD challenges (just in time for Valentine’s Day!).

And whether or not you’re gearing up for an anti-candida diet, taking some time to consume cleansing, detoxifying foods is a great way to prepare your body for the year to come, or else repair your body post-holidays.

Even if you’ve been eating a clean diet, detoxing can still be a good thing. Why? Because there’s more to health than just the foods we eat (though the food, of course, is a crucial–and perhaps the most fun–component of a healthy life).

To help you along this detox season, here’s a list ofย  recipes made with real, whole-foods and good-for-you ingredients (plus many all of those six great detoxifiers I mentioned previously):

Juices, Smoothies and other Beverages:

Vegetable Juice (plus intro to juicing) from This American Bite

Gracious Green-Ade Morning Cleansing Juice from The Blender Girl

Lemon Detox Tea from The Healthy Apple

Cranberry, Pomegranate and Kale Detox Juice from Ricki Heller

“Can You Feel the Beet?” Midday Cleansing Juice from The Blender Girl

Green Smoothie Tutorial from Plant Powered Kitchen

Swamp Thing Smoothie from Ricki Heller

Verde Cocoberry Smoothieย  from Everyday Maven

Veggie-Full and Sweet Smoothie from Ricki Heller

Mango Pineapple Carrot Smoothie from Welcoming Kitchen


Very Veggie Split Pea Soup from JL Goes Vegan

Vegetable “Flu Buster” Soup from Cupcakes and Kale Chips

Sweet Potato Quinoa Soup from The Healthy Apple

Healing Miso Noodle Soup from Goodness Green

Beet Borscht from Ricki Heller

Roasted Smoky Cauliflower Soup with Chickpea Dumplings from An Edible Mosaic

Red Lentil Soup from An Edible Mosaic

45 Clean Eating Detox Recipes on rickiheller.com

[Clockwise from large photo: Butternut Squash and Pomegranate Quinoa; Spring Detox Salad;ย  Carrot Salad with Citrus and Pecans;ย  Kale and Seaweed Salad; Very Veggie Split Pea Soup; Chai Chia Smoothie ]

Salads and Snacks:

Ginger Cashew Nori Rolls from Spabettie

Raw Almond-Veggie Pate from Ricki Heller

Five Healthy Salad Dressings from Plant Powered Kitchen

Bittersweet Salad with Apples and Dandelion Greens from Ricki Heller

Spicy Detox Salad from Daily Bites

Fennel, Orange and Avocado Salad from The Hungry Goddess

Watercress Salad with Cherry Vinaigrette from Seasonal and Savory

Kale and Seaweed Salad from Ricki Heller

Raw Vegan Red Cabbage Salad from The Blender Girl

Live to Eat Herb Lentil Saladย  from This American Bite

Grapefruit Kale Chiffonade from Spabettie

Cultured Vegetables from Ricki Heller

Curried Carrot Salad with Sliced Almonds from Everyday Maven

Raw Zucchini Salad from This American Bite

Carrot Salad with Citrus and Pecans from Seasonal and Savory

Crimson Salad with Pecans and Pumpkinseeds from Ricki Heller

Lemon Avocado Massaged Kale Salad from Spabettie

Spring Detox Salad from Everyday Maven

45 Candida Diet, Vegan, Gluten-Free Detox recipes on rickiheller.com

[Clockwise from large photo: Green Smoothie Tutorial; Veggie-Full and Sweet Smoothie; Mango Pineapple Carrot Smoothie; Raw Vegan Cauliflower Tabouli; Beet Borscht.]

Veggies and Main Dishes:

Simple Sauteed Chinese Cabbage from Farm Fresh Feasts

Seaweed and Cabbage Saute from Ricki Heller

Butternut Squash and Pomegranate Quinoa from Cupcakes and Kale Chips

Mung Bean Stew with Squash and Coconut Milkย  from Healthy Green Kitchen

Salad Stuffed Sweet Potatoes from Welcoming Kitchen


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“Mum, does this mean we have to give up our favorite foods, too? Because, you know, that would be. . . everything.”

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  1. Love the doggies ๐Ÿ™‚ Thanks for including my salads!

  2. Wow, what a great group of recipes–thanks so much for including my salad!

  3. These recipes look great! I will have to try out a few. Also, I may be interested in joining in on your Candida Kickstart program.

  4. What an awesome recipe round-up. Thank you so much for including my cauliflower ‘couscous’!

  5. A beautiful collection, Ricki! Thank you so much for including me!

  6. You are so thoughtful; thank you so much Ricki for including me! xoxxo Hugs!!

  7. I started “Healthy 2014 Challenge” on my blog and was looking for ways to detox.
    Thx for this awesome list of recipes! Will link it when the post goes up. Why re-invent the wheel?

  8. Ricki, I am SO excited for your ACD program!! While I wait for it to start, I am taking a good long look at these amazing recipes ๐Ÿ™‚

  9. Wonderful roundup! Thanks for including me.

  10. Great group of recipes, but I hate to break it to you, here is no such thing as as detoxify the body. That is what your liver and kidneys are for. Just eat healthy for heath’s sake.

    • Amanda, I think you’d find lots of different views among healthcare professionals, both alternative and allopathic, on this one. Of course our kidneys and liver are there to detoxify. It’s my personal opinion that they can become extremely overburdened by this task given our current highly toxic North American lifestyle (and even though I eat a very “clean” diet, I still have to breathe the air, use the electronic devices, submit to the occasional X-ray, travel through airports, etc., all of which puts strain on the system). Certain foods can help your liver and kidneys to do their jobs more effectively, and cutting back on other foods can give them a break as well. That’s my definition of “detoxify.” ๐Ÿ™‚


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