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Superfoods and Skincare, with ELEMIS

From pesticides and chemicals in your food to pollution in the air, our bodies have got a lot to deal with. Eliminating toxins are what your liver, lungs, bowel, kidneys and skin are for - and they're working their socks off to keep you in prime condition. But they'd appreciate a little help.

Top 5 stress busting tips

Eat. Sleep. Work. Repeat. Now while this is most definitely not a rose-tinted way of looking at life, the point is that we are all guilty of finding ourselves rushing around at full speed, to the point that we can sometimes forget to properly look after ourselves. Which is why we’ve come up with our top 5 tips for feeling less stressed.

Say No to Palm Oil

We're all told that we should avoid Palm Oil, but do we really know why? We explain how the mass production of palm oil is one of the main reasons for deforestation, as well as it being high in saturated fats with little nutritional value.

Oh Aubergine, Oh Aubergine.

Aubergine season comes to a close at the end of September so it's a good time to get some serious aubergine eating in! Here's why this smooth, smoky veg is one of our favourites.

Build a Better Salad, with Sainsbury's Magazine

Some fruit and veg, a handful of lean protein and a portion of grains or pulses makes the perfect salad meal. Lily shares her top salad recipes with Sainsbury's Magazine.

Wake Up With... Event Series at The Detox Kitchen

We have made it our mission to reclaim an hour of our day each morning. And rather than go it alone, we want you to join us. Which is why we’ve organised some amazing mornings with some amazing people to get us all jumping out of bed. Each event will be accompanied by a delicious breakfast.

What to banish from your fridge and cupboards for good

Sometimes there’s nothing more satisfying than having a good clear out to give you that extra bit of motivation for the day ahead. This week we’re challenging you to have a clear out of your fridge and cupboard, and have made a list of what you need to get rid of, period.

Detox Kitchen Named Top Healthy Cafe in London

The Women's Health team curated a health food tourist’s guide to the capital. "Consider it our Little Black Book to eating out sans trans fats." Amelia Jones, Health and Beauty Editor, named The Detox Kitchen as her top pick in London.

Lunch with Lily Simpson at Red Smart Women Week

Learn about combining business with health. Our founder Lily Simpson will be hosting a mentoring lunch on Thursday 22nd September 2016 as a part of Red Smart Women Week. Smart Women Week is five days of live events and mentoring that will make you smarter in every area of your life, from work to wellbeing, business to body confidence.

A Day in the Life of Princess Eugenie - Detox Kitchen featured

​The spirited, art-loving young royal juggles her family obligations with a very modern career.​ Princess Eugenie gave Harper's Bazaar an insight into a day in her life, and her lunch spot of choice? The Detox Kitchen.

Detox Kitchen Selfridges Concession

We are beyond excited to be popping up in the number one department store in the world, Selfridges London. Launching Thursday 11th August for three months, we'll be located in the food hall serving hungry shoppers a range of our best-selling salads, as well as baked goods and delicious smoothies.

Are Britons hiding their calorific secrets?

Obesity rates are on the rise, and the under-reporting of how much we really eat is to blame, claims a new study. The Behavioural Insights Team has claimed that national surveys are not capturing the changes in the way food is eaten in Britain, particularly snacking outside the home and restaurant meals. We weigh in on the matter.

Festival Survival with Skin and Tonic + Competition

So you’re off to one of the many incredible festivals happening this summer, and you’ve nailed the necessities - tent, sleeping bag, wellies and a waterproof. But to help you not just survive but THRIVE in a field with your friends and thousands of others, our friends at Skin & Tonic have compiled a list of their festival essentials.

Dangers with 'Free-From' Products

The ‘war on sugar’ has come on in leaps and bounds in the last year, the most notable development being the tax on sugary soft drinks announced back in March. The problem is, with the promise of 'zero sugar' and 'zero fat' products, something has to replace the sugar and the fat, and it's often something nasty.

A Simple Blind Taste Test

We hosted an event with our ambassadors at the deli last week to showcase the difference between our food and supermarket food. We served various courses of two options, our own and one purchased from a supermarket. The results were so interesting and eye-opening for quite a few.

WelleCo Gift with July Detoxes

We've teamed up with The Body, a.k.a Elle McPherson's company WelleCo, to offer anyone who orders one of our detoxes in the next month a travel pack of their best-selling Super Elixir. This Alkalising Greens supplement is designed to help your body maintain good nutrition and maintain its pH balance. Sign us up!

Asceno and Detox Kitchen Competition

ASCENO is our lounge and swimwear brand of choice so we jumped at the chance to collaborate on a competition for our lovely customers! The lucky winner will get a 3-day detox, as well as an ASCENO bikini and beach kaftan. 

Lily speaks to Country & Townhouse

Hollie Bell of Country & Town House chats to Detox Kitchen founder Lily Simpson about yoga, herb gardens, and her guilty pleasures.

Eating Clean Doesn't Have to be Dirty

Recently there has been a backlash against the idea of healthy eating and those who encourage it, no doubt due to an overcrowded market with mixed messages. “Is fat our friend or foe!?” “Will I be committing a cardinal sin if I eat meat on a Monday!?”. So we've written up our top tips for staying grounded when it comes to maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

Fat, Friend or Foe?

A report by the National Obesity Forum and the Public Health Collaboration is demanding a major overhaul of official dietary guidelines. They claim the last thirty years of NHS official health advice urging people to adopt low-fat diets is having “disastrous health consequences”, and is based on “flawed science”. So is fat our friend or foe?

How to: quit dairy

Since reducing the amount of dairy in my diet I have experienced better digestion and seen positive changes in my skin. Although important for young children and women who are pregnant, dairy foods are not a necessary component of an adult diet. So we've compiled a guide to the best dairy alternatives and how to incorporate them into your diet.

How to: go veggie

Whether you choose to eat meat or not is a matter of personal preference. It is true that meat is highly nutritious. It provides a valuable source of protein and other key nutrients such as vitamin B12 and iron. But adequate amounts of these key nutrients can be gained from eating other highly nutritious plant-based foods.

Eggs, How Do You Like Yours?

Eggs have been given a bit of a bad rap over the years, mainly because of their high cholesterol content and suspected links to heart disease. This is undeserved. Wonderfully versatile, eggs are perfect for making quick, satisfying meals, and dishes such as omelettes and frittatas are ideal vehicles for an array of tasty vegetables.

How to: 10 a day

In the UK, the average daily intake of vegetables and fruit is four portions. New research suggests the more we eat, the greater the benefit, and that we should be aiming for ten, not five, servings each day. Sound daunting? It shouldn’t.

We Speak to... Paola Di Lanzo

Praised by the likes of Calgary Avansino, Millie Mackintosh and Vogue, we are thrilled to add Paola's BodyBarre to our studio schedule. The dynamic, fun, and high energy classes draw elements from both Pilates and ballet barre techniques, yielding incredible results. We speak to the founder of this ever popular fitness class, Paola Di Lanzo.

What exactly do we mean by ‘detox’?

Having the word ‘detox’ in our name is a double-edged sword. It has worked well in cementing our place in the wellness industry and helps people immediately recognise our food as healthy. However we wouldn’t place ourselves under the traditional sense of the word ‘detox’. So what exactly do we mean by ‘detox’?

Post-race recovery

Running a marathon is undoubtedly one of the most challenging experiences in life - as soon as you cross that finish line, the feeling of intense accomplishment is like no other. With so much of the focus on prepping for the race, what you do post-race is just as important to give you body the rest it needs.

Getting Back to Your Healthy Lifestyle

Unlike the post-Christmas return to work we’re feeling refreshed and energised after Easter. With lighter mornings and (slightly) warmer temperatures, it’s the perfect time of year for a fresh start. To help you on your way, we've made a list of our top ways to get back to your healthy lifestyle.

Things We've Loved This Month...March

We can’t believe that March is already drawing to an end. To celebrate this month, we’ve rounded up a few things we’ve been enjoying and wanted to share with you. Take a look at our top six picks…

Mindful Eating

Will Williams, founder of Will Williams Meditation, teaches us that it is not just what you eat that’s important, it’s also the way you eat. Are you guilty of eating ‘Al desko’ as is so common in our screen-heavy world? Then you may want to rethink your lunch break.

We take away the stress of planning, shopping and cooking healthy meals.

Simply select the package that is right for you, choose your start date and duration, and look forward to your first delivery of wholesome food.



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