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13 Wholesome Recipes for the Mid-Holiday Detox

By • November 29, 2013 • 0 Comments

Give yourself a pat on the back. You've made in through Thanksgiving, the ultimate food-centric holiday, with hopefully minimal cooking disasters, quibbles about politics, and general family drama. But now you've got a new problem: it's called a food hangover, and it's mental as well as physical. We all love the richness of gravy, turkey skin, and silky pumpkin pie, but now it's time to hit the reset button. After all, there's plenty more holiday eating around the corner.

Refresh your palate with a crunchy quinoa salad, and wake it up with zingy, curry-dressed radishes. Because detoxing doesn't have to be a chore, as long as you're eating well.

Triple Pomegranate Smoothie by EmilyC

Triple Pomegranate Smoothie on Food52

 

Yogurt with Toasted Quinoa, Dates, and Almonds by Amanda Hesser

Yogurt with Toasted Quinoa on Food52

 

Radish Salad with Orange-Curry Dressing by fiveandspice

Radish Salad with Orange-Curry Dressing on Food52

 

Roasted Carrot Soup by Reeve

Roasted Carrot Soup on Food52

 

Warm Orzo Salad with Beets & Greens by the parsley thief

Warm Orzo Salad on Food52

 

Lacinato Kale and Mint Salad with Spicy Peanut Dressing by dymnyno

Kale and Mint Salad on Food52

 

Snow Pea, Cabbage and Mizuna Salad with Marinated and Seared Tempeh by Gena Hamshaw

Snow Pea, Cabbage and Mizuna Salad with Tempeh on Food52

 

Hot Smoked Salmon, Soba, and Asian Greens Salad by cheese1227

Smoked Salmon and Soba Salad on Food52

 

Broccoli Apple Soup by BlueKaleRoad

Broccoli Apple Soup on Food52

 

Quinoa Salad with Hazelnuts, Apples and Dried Cranberries by darksideofthespoon

Quinoa Salad with Hazelnuts, Apples and Dried Cranberries on Food52

 

Yam, Zucchini and Chickpea Salad by Rivka

Yam, Zucchini and Chickpea Salad on Food52

 

Blood Orange Salad with Olives by Amanda Hesser

Blood Orange Salad on Food52

 

Ginger Miso Salad by TheSkinnyGoose

Ginger Miso Salad on Food52

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