6 Clean Recipes to Make If You Had One Too Many Spritzes This Summer

Updated 05/03/19
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Labor Day has come and gone, marking the end of another long and luxurious summer. Gone are the days of poolside lounging with a drink in hand, dining out while hosting friends in your hometown or traveling around a new city, and enjoying the occasional ice cream cone on a hot summer night. If you're like most, returning to your usual routine may make you realize just how much you overindulged during the summer months. While beautiful dinners and fun cocktails enjoyed alfresco are nothing to regret, it might be time to take a step back and evaluate your health goals.

"If you're feeling like you want to re-energize, refresh, and refocus on your goals, then it's the perfect time for a little reset," Karena Dawn and Katrina Scott of Tone It Up explain. The pair is known for their strengthening workouts and healthy meals, and they definitely know a thing or two about practicing a total mind and body reset—so much so they created a 5 Day Detox program to help people reconnect with their health goals in simple and achievable ways.

To them, eating healthy, nutritious foods is an act of self-love and self-respect. "When you fuel your body right, you will feel more energized, confident, and happier," they say. It's all about choosing whole, clean, unprocessed foods like lean proteins, leafy greens, fruit, and healthy fat whenever possible. To get an idea of the clean recipes they live by, take a look at a few snacks and light meals below and try a few of them out for yourself.

Beat the Bloat Salad

Beat the Bloat Salad
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Ingredients for the salad:

1 cup shredded beet
1 cup shredded carrot
1 apple, diced
1/4 cup sunflower seeds

Ingredients for the dressing:

1 lemon, juiced
2 tbsp. olive oil
Pinch of salt

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Berry Clean Smoothie Bowl

Berry Clean Smoothie Bowl
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Ingredients:

1 cup unsweetened almond milk
1 scoop vanilla or chocolate Tone It Up Protein
1/2 cup frozen cauliflower
1/2 cup blueberries (or you can use 1/2 packet frozen acai)
1 tbsp. chia seeds

Directions:

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Cinnamon Smoothie

Cinnamon Smoothie
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Ingredients:

1 scoop vanilla Tone It Up Protein
1/2 cup frozen cauliflower rice
1 cup unsweetened almond milk
1 tbsp. almond butter
1 tsp. cinnamon

Directions:

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Pick-Me-Up Chia Seed Pudding

Pick-Me-Up Chia Seed Pudding
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Ingredients:

1/2 cup coconut milk
1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk
1 Tbsp. pure maple syrup
1/4 cup whole chia seeds
1 tbsp. unsweetened coconut flakes
1 tsp. cacao nibs

Directions:

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All Greens Juice

All Greens Juice
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Ingredients:

1 lemon
2 celery stalks
1 cup spinach
1 cucumber
Pinch of cayenne

Directions:

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Turmeric Cauliflower Bowl

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Ingredients:

2 tsp. coconut oil
1 tsp. ground turmeric
1 tsp. ground ginger
1 1/2 cups cauliflower rice
2 eggs
1/4 cup carrots, diced into small pieces
1/4 cup frozen peas
2 tsp. gluten-free tamari
Pinch of salt
2 tsp. rice vinegar
1/4 cup green onions
1 tbsp. pumpkin seeds

Directions:

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Try your hand at these delicious clean recipes to end the summer right.

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