Healthy Drink Recipes
Healthy drink recipes such as fruit and vegetable juices, smoothies, and protein shakes help you stay energized. And, healthy drinks like green smoothies will aid with digestion, removal of toxins from your body, hydration and generally help you feel more refreshed.
Spinach-Cucumber-Celery JuiceBecause celery isn't overpowering, it allows the spinach and cucumber juices to stand out. Spinach is a good source of calcium, iron, and potassium.AdvertisementAdvertisementRecipe
Herbal Stress ReleaseWe cannot make stress disappear, but we can soothe some of the effects with help from a few of nature's simple remedies.
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Juiced Garden GreensGreen-vegetable juice is sweetened with fruit juices to make a wonderful, energizing morning beverage. A piece of ginger root adds a healthy kick and a bit of bite.
For younger guests and those who prefer nonalcoholic beverages, serve any one of these delicious drinks for a refreshing alternative.
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Three Healthy DrinksMartha and trainer Lisa Lynn make three healthy -- and delicious -- drinks: a cranberry cocktail protein shake, a pineapple protein shake, and pineapple- and mint-infused water.
Green Vegetable CocktailMake a healthy and delicious green vegetable cocktail using nutritious fruits and vegetables.
Dr. Junger's Healthy Detox DrinksMartha Stewart and Dr. Alejandro Junger blend two healthy drinks: a smoothie with kale, mango, and almond milk, and a juice with apple and fennel.
Lime Squash DrinkA healthy alternative to soda, this sweet, carbonated drink is cold and refreshing. You can also use lemons in place of limes. From the book "Lucinda's Authentic Jamaican Kitchen," by Lucinda Scala Quinn (Wiley).
Turmeric DrinkThis warm turmeric and milk drink from Whole Living contributing editor Sophie Herbert is excellent for soothing a scratchy throat.
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Make these toasty cider cocktails for your next fall fling, or leave out the alcohol for family-friendly affairs.
Red Clover Vitamin TonicThe blossoms of red clover are delicious, as any honeybee will demonstrate. This little wildflower makes a superlative tea, tasty and nutrient-rich by itself or combined with oats, nettle, violet, and mint, as in this tonic.Recipe
Dandelion TonicAll parts of the dandelion plant are edible and nutritious. Natural sweeteners are helpful in making this tonic taste a little like an old-fashioned root beer.Recipe
Stress-Soother TeaA gentle blend of herbs that can be sipped all day long to calm nerves and ease anxiety.Recipe
Women's Balancing TeaA regulating formula for women with irregular or painful menstrual cycles.Recipe
Anti-Allergy TeaA tonic to help prevent or ease symptoms of hay fever and other allergies.Recipe
Common-Cold TeaTry this soothing herbal blend for a cold that rests in the lungs with a fever and dry, irritating cough.Recipe
Quick Warm Grapefruit TeaSweet and tart, this tea is energizing and delicious.Recipe
Mulled Apple CiderCloves and cinnamon are key to what makes mulled cider so delicious.Recipe
Good-Digestion TeaA flavorful after-meal tea to aid and stimulate digestion.Recipe
Stay-Young SmoothieFor a healthy breakfast, try this invigorating blend of berries, green tea, flaxseed, and low-fat yogurt. That's what we'd call smooth.Recipe
Blueberry SmoothieCreamy from the yogurt and milk, and sweet from the blueberries and honey, this milk shake remains virtuous: The yogurt is low fat and the milk is skim.Recipe
Pomegranate SmoothieAntioxidant-rich berries, fruit juice, and protein-packed tofu and pomegranate make a nourishing breakfast.Recipe
Hot Spiced TeaThis sweet, gingery tea is a perfect way to start your morning, maybe with a pistachio raisin biscotti.Recipe
Papaya LassiThe ground cardamom in this refreshing papaya lassi brings out the flavor of the ripe fruit.Recipe
Mango Lassi SmoothieThis smoothie showcases the flavors of a mango lassi, a traditional Indian yogurt-based drink. Our version calls for fresh mango, cinnamon, and a touch of salt to balance the sweetness.AdvertisementAdvertisementRecipe
Spinach-Avocado SmoothieThis better-for-you blend with spinach and avocado is naturally delicious and nutritious and is a superb way to start your day.Recipe
Fruit Smoothie with TofuYou can use a variety of fruits in this shake, so get creative.Recipe
Peach and Blackberry Iced TeaPeaches and blackberries sweeten iced tea.