Top Five Ways to Detox Like a Millennial

Kickstart your 2018 health resolution with a food detox by the end of 2017.

December is a season which is all about sweet liquor, succulent poultry dishes and decadent desserts taking over your kitchen counter and your dinner plates. A lot of it can be overwhelming to our tummies, thus we have come up with a roundup of our favorite dishes from selected outlets around Mont Kiara and Hartamas that would please your holiday indulgence without causing any bloat—as just what the doctor ordered. In the spirit of our new year resolution to start a healthy lifestyle before the start of a new year, here are five dishes you can get in the area without any excuses to cheat.

1. Vitamin Power Shots from La Juiceria

La Juiceria Power Shot Vitamin shot healthy immunity boost
La Juiceria “The Defender” Power Shot.   Photo: La Juiceria Facebook page.

Late-night partying and tormenting hangovers the morning-after is all too familiar during this festive season. Schools are out, so are the booze and the comfort food— therefore, what better way to kickstart a new day with a healthy cocktail of vitamins to calm the tummy from the rigors of champagne and creams? La Juiceria is a household name for a hefty selection raw juices on the menu, perfect to even kickstart a juice cleanse. However, our personal favorite is  “The Defender” power shot, which is a cocktail of turmeric, organic cayenne pepper, lemon and wildflower honey. With an anti-inflammatory boost from the turmeric and the healing properties of honey and lemon, this anti-hangover powerhouse is a staple after a series of wild party nights as well as steps to overcome belly bloat from all the bread and grease from Christmas dinner parties.

Hit up  their outlet at :

La Juiceria Superfoods – Verve® Shops
G-2 Verve® Shops Mont Kiara, No. 8, Jalan Kiara 5, Mont Kiara
50480 Kuala Lumpur

Phone : 03-6206 5955 / 018-368 0018

Website: lajuiceria.com.my

2. Acai bowl  from Cabana Acai Bar

#Millenial is still trending and we heard acai smoothie bowl is all that we, millennials eat (well, of course apart from the nasi lemak burger and salted egg yolk doughnuts). Acai berry which makes the acai bowl is heralded for a ubiquitous amount of health benefits such as metabolism boost and promotes digestion. Who knew a handful of small, round darling could possibly be super healthy and also refreshingly delicious as a breakfast option? Rubberduck cafe in Plaza Damas makes yummy acai smoothie bowls with superfood toppings to boost your health up a notch or three.

For more smoothie bowl goodness, you can visit Cabana Acai Bar at:

Lot 63, Level UG
Publika Shopping Gallery, No. 1, Jalan Dutamas, Solaris Dutamas,
Kuala Lumpur
Website: www.cabana-acai.com

3. Poke Bowl from Lush bowl

Fetching yourself a poke bowl is actually not as hard as catching a Pokeball! Okay, let’s be honest, you can nourish your body with wholesome superfood goodness and lose weight just from a humble bowl of raw ingredients of sashimi, seaweed, and other condiments. If you are not one for raw fish pieces, fear not, Lush Bowl has delectable options of nutritious goodies which can enable you to custom your own version of poke bowl. From toppings to different bases and also a myriad of dressing, we can safely say there’s something for everyone and Lush Bowl will not disappoint.

For more luscious goodness, do visit Lush Bowl at:

 G-0-3 & 1-0-3 Block G, Plaza Damas Hartamas

Phone +603-7890 2038

Website: www.facebook.com/lushbowlmy

4. Vegan Ice Cream from Kind Kones

KIND KONES ICE CREAM VEGAN
First Vegan Ice Cream Bar, Kind Kones           Photo: Kind Kones Facebook page

There is always a debate of pro-dairy versus dairy-free diet. We believe you cannot go wrong if everything is done in moderation— whether if it’s cream cheese or coconut ice cream. Here at Kind Kones, let’s be kind to our overworked digestive systems by nourishing it with the goodness of almond, cashew, and coconut cream in replacement for dairy. Also, Kind Kone’s ice cream is free from eggs, dairy products, refined sugar, emulsifiers, preservatives, additives, artificial colorings and flavorings too. After trying a Kone, it will take a long time (possibly never) for you to crave for a regular, highly-processed ice cream. As the first vegan ice-cream bar in Malaysia, it’s hard to pass them up without a trial.

For all sweet tooths alike, do visit Kind Kones at:

LG-7, 1 Mont Kiara
Kuala Lumpur 50480

Phone: 03-2011 5313

Website: www.kindkones.com

 

5.  Crab Soup from Malabar Palace

malabar crab soup
Malabar Palace Crab Soup    Photo: Malabar Palace official website

 

Superfood-laden menu does not necessarily mean super-light dishes. It can also be hearty and wholesome that would keep us fully satiated and happy too. How does Malabari-influenced crab soup sound to you? Cooked in a creamy broth of coriander roots, crushed garlic,  enriched with robust Indian Ayurvedic spices, your tummy, and the winter stuffiness will thank you. The creamy soup comes with a whole crab, so it is not just your regular starter portion. Crab meat is packed with potent immunity boosting properties, unlike any other seafood. Therefore, if you are under the weather and looking to have something fulfilling and more flavorful than a regular rice porridge, do give this one a try. You can thank us later.
To whet your appetite for South and North Indian food, do head on to Malabar Palace at:
Address: G8&9 Ground Floor, Hartamas Shopping Centre, 50480, 60, Jalan Sri Hartamas 1,
Taman Sri Hartamas, 50480 Kuala Lumpur,
Phone: 03-6206 2310

Website: www.malabarpalace.com

 

*Featured image by Dan Gold on Unsplash

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