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Detox Vegetable Broth

Detox Vegetable Broth

Help clear away the ill effects of holiday over-indulgence with this nourishing and effective detoxifying broth! It is filled with vitalizing seasonal ingredients like pumpkin and carrots.

1 3/4 quarts pure water
1 teaspoon Celtic Sea Salt
5 slices ginger root
2 finely chopped carrots
3 stalks finely chopped celery
1 cup finely chopped cabbage
1 cup finely chopped spinach
1 cup finely diced pumpkin
1 finely chopped squash
5 finely sliced shiitake mushrooms (fresh or dried)
1 cup chopped parsley

1. Place all ingredients in a non-reactive cooking pot. Bring to a full boil, then reduce heat to a simmer, cover partially, and let cook until liquid is reduced to about half.

2. Line a colander with a piece of cloth and strain the broth into a bowl. Discard the vegetable pulp and drink the broth with meals or as a snack between meals.

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Adapted from The Tao of Detox, by Daniel Reid (Inner Traditions, 2006).

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Annie B. Bond

Annie is a renowned expert in non-toxic and green living. She was named one of the top 20 environmental leaders by Body and Soul Magazine and "the foremost expert on green living." - Body & Soul Magazine, 2009. Learn Annie's latest eco-friendly news on, a website dedicated to healthy and green living.

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7:05AM PDT on Sep 23, 2012

Thank you for sharing.

5:15PM PDT on Sep 20, 2012

Great recipe. Love it. Thanks for sharing.

5:22AM PDT on Sep 20, 2012


6:44PM PDT on Oct 10, 2011

Looks great but I reckon eat the vegies and dont throw them out.

8:13PM PDT on Oct 8, 2011

I'd eat it unstrained. Cheers :)

12:27AM PST on Feb 13, 2011

Thanks for the article.

4:59PM PDT on Mar 14, 2008

Sounds delicious! Anxious to try it!! Stopped smoking 2 yrs ago & gained weight eating junk, hope this flushes some of the toxins out of system. Thanks.

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