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The Post Party Detox Shake

I don’t know about you, but oftentimes the day after a party or big meal I feel a bit puffy.  Some would say “bloated,” but I like the word “puffy.” It’s a little more delicate and a little less negative sounding than “bloated,” don’t you think?

Anyhoo, I’ve come up with the perfect “day after” shake to help shed some of that lingering excess water weight and get us back to our “non-puffy” selves in no time. I’ll calm down with all of the ” ” now.  Here’s that recipe!

How to Make Post Party Detox Shakes

1. First, hit up your grocer’s freezer aisle for the following ingredients: frozen cranberries, frozen asparagus and frozen pineapple.

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2. Next, hunt down some dandelion root tea bags, one bunch of parsley, at least one banana, apple cider vinegar, and if you like a little added sweetness, some dates.

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Any type of parsley will do!

3. Then, head home and do the following: Steep one dandelion root tea bag in 8 oz of hot water for about two minutes, then pour it into your high powered blender along with 8 oz. of plain water. I used to drink this tea when preparing to step on stage for fitness competitions.  It sure helps shed the water weight, but boy does it taste gnarly on it’s own!  Thankfully in this shake, the flavor will be completely covered up by the taste of the fruit.

4. Next, add the parsley, fresh or frozen banana, cranberries, asparagus, pineapple, apple cider vinegar and dates. It will look something like this:

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Kind of purdy, right?

5. Blend well until completely smooth.  The result is a large, high fiber, natural diuretic, vitamin-loaded yet super fruity tasting potion that your body will thank you for!

Tips For Making This Shake

  • Always add liquid ingredients to the blender first.
  • Keep those frozen ingredients close to one another in the freezer for easy access the next time this shake is needed. I use one clip to keep them all together.
  • Also, I like to store a bunch of bananas in the freezer all peeled and ready to go, like this:

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  • And the parsley in a glass of water in the refrigerator, like this:

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Cheers!

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Have you tried this recipe?  If so, please leave a comment and star rating below.  Your feedback is very helpful to me and others!  Thanks in advance. 

Post Party Detox Shake

The Post Party Detox Shake

This is the perfect "day after" shake to help shed some of that lingering excess water weight and get us back to our "non-puffy" selves.
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Course: Drinks
Cuisine: gluten-free, plant based, vegan
Keyword: Post Party Detox Shake, Vegan Shakes
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 1 large serving

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Steep one dandelion root tea bag in 8 oz of hot water for about two minutes, then pour it into your high powered blender along with 8 oz. of plain water.
  • Next, add the parsley, banana, cranberries, asparagus, pineapple, apple cider vinegar and dates.
  • Blend well until completely smooth.

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Notes

  • Keep all of the frozen ingredients together with one clip so you can easily find them the next time you're in need of this shake! 
  • However, this shake can definitely be consumed on a daily basis, if you like. 
  • You can make this shake in advance! It will keep in the fridge for about two days. I like to store mine in a mason jar with a lid or any cup with a lid.
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Comments

Vanessa Jones

Greetings from Conesus, NY!

First of all congratulations on your twin blessings, second…I love your blog (thank you!) and finally do I need to use the asparagus as my body reacts to it in an unpleasant way? Is there an alternative for the asparagus that I can use? Thank you and please have a safe and wonderfully blessed New Year!

Best Regards,
Vanessa

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Audrey Dunham

Hi Vanessa! You can absolutely leave out the asparagus. Even if all you had was the dandelion root tea and the two or three of the other ingredients you’d still be able to create a drink that would do the body good. Happy New Year and thanks for the kinds words!

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Charlotte Graves

Audrey,
Thanks for the awesome recipe! How often can you drink this? Does it last in the refrigerator? Thank you so very much!

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Jennifer Payne

Do you freeze your celery or keep in your fridge?

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Audrey Dunham

Definitely keep it in the fridge. Celery does not do well in the freezer (I learned that the hard way!)

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AIDE

At what time I need to take it, and how many times

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Dana Barnum

Audrey…I just got back from the store, and of course I forgot something! I forgot the cranberries. What are the properties in cranberries that made you choose then for this drink, and could/should anything be used in its place? I have a large variety of fresh and frozen fruits and vegetables on hand, so, I was just wondering. Thank you for your time!

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Teresa

If I made the tea and mix it half and half with cranberry juice twice a day would it work ok?

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Audrey Dunham

The problem with most cranberry juices is that they typically contain a ton of added sugar. One thing you may want to try is adding plain lemon juice to the tea (fresh or bottled) along with about 5 – 10 drops of liquid stevia. Liquid stevia can be easily found online and at Whole Foods market.

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crystal

Hi Audrey,
I started dieting 4 weeks ago. I have been using protein powder. I use “Body lab” fat burning protein. I make a smoothie with it everyday for lunch and In 4 weeks I have lost 7.5 lbs. My goal is to lose 20 lbs by November.

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