Cheap & Green in 2013 #1: Everyday Detox Juice

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The December holidays are behind us, the New Year has been rung in, and we’re making a clean break from all the bad habits and unhealthy patterns that dogged us in 2012.


Ok, maybe not a clean break, but you can at least get off on the right foot every morning with my favorite daily detox drink. Simply squeeze 1/2 of a fresh lemon into a cool glass of water, and drink first thing in the morning. 

Everyday Detox Juice

Lemons really are a wonder fruit, as the juice aids in digestion, cleanses the liver, and is full of immune-boosting vitamin C.  Lemon juice squeezed in cold water is the perfect way to start each day with a clean slate, regardless of whatever debauchery happened the night before. 😉


Cheap & Green in 2013 is a series of 100 frugal tips, DIY ideas , and nourishing recipes to encourage and inspire all of us throughout the year.

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  1. I have the same daily morning lemon water routine. Love it!

  2. This is such a great idea! I used to drink lemon with water all the time. I need to get back into that habit!

  3. It’s funny, I thought I was going to see a recipe with exotic ingredients for some kind of funny detox drink… but lemon water. Simple. Perfect.

    I used to drink lemon in my water all of the time, I need to start it back up! Thanks so much for sharing this simple trick on Wellness Wednesday! :)


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