The best superfood smoothies and detox diet recipes

 | By  |  Add comment

From green juices to healthy salad recipes; these meal options will keep you feeling epic...

Goji berries, chia seeds, blueberries, spinach, kale...they're all considered superfoods, but sometimes it's hard to know what to do with them.

Hopefully these quick and easy recipes with step-by-step instructions will help you experience all those superfood benefits...

Spiced squash & watercress superfood soup

This hearty bowl of goodness contains chilli that will boost your metabolism and burn fat.

Watercress soup recipe

Millie Mackintosh's green superfood smoothie recipe with blackberries

Millie's created her own healthy combo of chia seeds, blackberry, flax seed and coconut water.

Millie Mackintosh green smoothie recipe

© Millie Mackintosh Blog

4 of the best superfood kale recipes

This dense leafy green is packed with vitamins A, B and C, calcium, iron, fibre. Here are a few ways to work it in your diet (and avoid Jennifer Aniston's 'kale chips' nightmare).


© Getty - Handbag

Mackerel and spinach superfood salad with tomatoes, oranges and pomegranate

Just one small portion contains vitamin E for healthy skin; fibre for good digestion; antioxidants in the form of vitamin C; Omega-3 fatty acids and vitamin D, which is essential for healthy bones.

Superfood mackerel salad with cauliflower, shoots and chilli seeds

Superfood blackcurrant, apple and elderflower juice

This hangover cure is perfect for the morning after the night before...

Hangover cure: Superfood blackcurrant, apple and elderflower juice

Blackcurrant energy bars with porridge oats, pistachios and figs

These morning oat bars will beat a sugary cereal bar any day. Change up the recipe with almonds, flax seeds or a sprinkle of chia seeds to keep things interesting.

Blackcurrant healthy energy bars

3 Sisters Superfood Salad

This vibrant, delicious and colourful salad from the experts at Leon showcases big, bold flavours whilst still being good for you. Perfect...

Leon 3 sisters superfood salad

© Leon/Octopus Books

Blackberry, spinach & feta superfood salad

The flavour combinations in this salad work really well and the colours shout health and vitality. The vitamin C from the blackberries will increase the amount of iron absorbed from the spinach. A regular on superfood lists, spinach has high levels of calcium, iron, magnesium and manganese.

superfood blackberry & spinach salad

Kourtney Kardashian's healthy green smoothie recipe

With kale, spinach, apples, celery and a splash of lemon, this smoothie from Kourtney Kardashian's private collection is the perfect wake-up call.

Green juice detox Kourtney Kardashian

© Kourtney Kardashian Twitter

Superfoodie Iced Coffee

This iced drink uses Matcha powder and blackcurrants to really ramp-up the antioxidant factor.

Superfoodie Iced Coffee

Kale And Tuscan Sausages with Penne

Add kale to your week-night pasta supper for a boost of beta-carotene, folate and vitamin C. It's a hardy veggie, which means it holds on to all the lovely creamy flavours in this dish...

Patrick Drake's Superfood Kale And Tuscan Sausages with Penne


Anjum Anand's beautifying superfood curry recipe

This dinner is packed with powerful beauty-boosting ingredients, including pomegranates to enhance collagen production which plumps up the skin, ginger to stimulate blood circulation and reduce inflammation (great for reducing acne and fading age spots), fresh coriander, known for its detoxifying properties and chillies rich in antioxidants and flavonoids to help reduce wrinkles.

superfood beautifying curry

Will you be giving these tricks a try? Tweet us @handbagcom.



Leave your comments below


Latest in Gym Bag

You might like

You'll like these too

daily news