Your Perfect Post-Thanksgiving Detox Menu
Beat the bloat and kickstart your metabolism with this delicious (and healthy!) 2-day meal plan.
BREAKFAST: Mexican-Style Vegetable Omelet
Make It: Scramble 2 Omega-3 enriched eggs with 1 cup cooked mixed veggies (tomatoes, mushroom, pepper and onions; top with ½ cup kidney beans and ½ small avocado sliced; serve with side of grapefruit slices
Moskovitz says: For only 80 calories a piece, eggs are a good source of protein, blood-pumping iron and energizing B-vitamins to help restore the mind and body after a few days of heavy eating. Vitamin C-rich grapefruit will help kick up the metabolism.
Or try our “Perfect Breakfast Sandwich” recipe
Order It: 2 Brown rice sushi rolls with salmon or tuna and avocado and fresh Ginger; serve with 3 ounces of seaweed salad, small miso soup and green tea
Moskovitz says: This lunch’s mix of fiber and lean protein will stabilize your energy levels, while the miso soup (which contains probiotics) and fresh ginger help with bloating and tummy aches caused by overeating. Wash it all down with Green Tea, a powerful antioxidant that might also have metabolism-boosting properties.
SNACK: Greek Yogurt Parfait
Make It: Top 6 ounces non-fat Greek Yogurt with ½ cup Fresh fruit salad and 2 tbsp chopped walnuts; add 1 tablespoon Agave sweetener
Moskovitz says: This snack is rich in fiber, antioxidants and water: the three most important things to eat when you’re looking to detox and up your energy.
DINNER: Buffalo Burger
Make It: Top 6 ounces Bison Burger with grilled onions and 2 tablespoon of avocado; serve on 100% whole wheat bun with side of baked sweet potato and roasted artichokes
Moskovitz says: Wean off high-fat holiday foods with bison, which is naturally lean, and add tons of fiber and energizing nutrients—like B vitamins—by adding a whole-grain bun, sweet potato and artichokes.