The Best Bikini Body Detox!

By on 05/27/2015
bikini body

It’s bikini time ladies!

If that thought terrifies you, it’s OK! I am here to help!

First, and most importantly, remember that you are beautiful just as you are! Even the bikini-body clad sexy celebrities that are currently gracing all of our favorite magazine covers have problem areas. The only difference is they take top of the line, next-generation weight loss supplements like Supera Complete… and of course their photos get dramatically Photoshopped and all flaws instantly disappear!

Chances are, all the summer fun time photos of you in your bikini that will be posted to Facebook and Instagram will not be professionally edited first.

So, just remember that no body is perfect, and everyone is insecure about something. The best thing you can do for yourself is accept this, put on your favorite bikini and go HAVE FUN AND ENJOY YOUR SUMMER!

Also, check this out: The ultimate guide to choosing the best bathing suit for your body type. This guide is hilarious, accurate and can help you choose the most flattering style for your body!

perfect bikini body

(And because I feel obligated, I must also say… don’t forget your sunscreen for your body and your face too! it’s the best way to prevent skin damage, premature aging, and skin cancer!)

The next best thing you can do for yourself?

Try this amazingly delicious and healthy detox smoothie designed to get you healthy, confident and bikini ready!

It helps reduce bloat, increase metabolism, give your more energy and so much more.

Also, it’s worth noting how EASY smoothies are! Throw stuff in a blender, blend, pour, enjoy! And since this is ice cold and refreshing, what better way to enjoy it that sipping poolside in the summer heat!

Ingredients (And why they matter):

(buy in bulk since you can store all the perishables in the freezer and have enough ingredients on hand to enjoy this detox all summer long!)

  • Cucumber (fights bloat, keeps skin hydrated)
  • Banana (aids in digestion, de-bloats and keeps you regular)
  • Lemon (detoxes your body, increases immunity)
  • Pineapple (antioxidants, natural cancer fighter, reduces wrinkles)
  • Celery (detox and de-bloat)
  • Kale (Packed full of nutrients, helps digestion, increases immunity and keeps skin bright)
  • Chia Seeds (keeps you full, aids digestion, keeps you hydrated)
  • Spirulina (gives you energy, keeps you full, increases metabolism)
  • Non-dairy, unsweetened milk of your choice: almond, cashew, soy, etc… (lower calorie, adds protein)

Peel, chop and freeze all the fruits (even the lemon). Store in freezer.

Instructions (for 2 servings):

Toss the following into your blender:

  • 1/2 cucumber
  • 1 banana
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 cup pineapple
  • 2 sliced celery stalks
  • 1.5 cups of chopped kale (not the stems as they are bitter)
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • 1 teaspoon spirulina powder
  • 1 cup unsweetened non-dairy milk of your choice
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup crushed ice

Blend until smooth. Pour. Add straw if you wish. Go outside. Sit with friend. Enjoy!

Bikini Body Detox Smoothie

Sometimes all we need to feel confident is knowing we are taking care of our health and body. Just knowing the effort is there is often enough to boost our pride in ourselves. So give it a shot. This detox smoothie will help slim your body and pack it full of nutrients, cool you off in the hot sun and keep you full for hours! Oh, and don’t forget it’s DELICIOUS too! Win, win, win!



About modernhealthproject

Hi there! This is my little blog project where I am trying to learn more about health, wellness and living a balanced life, while also sharing a bit of my silly side as well. By "silly" I mean sarcastic. And by "a bit" I mean way too much. Sorry about that.♥ - Anna

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