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Sunset Sweats with Detox Kitchen

We have made it our mission this summer to get more people exercising outdoors, reaping the benefits of al fresco workouts in a relaxed and social environment. As such we have pulled together a 10-session series, ranging from yoga, pilates, HIIT and even trampolining. Kicking off the series on July 5th is Lottie Murphy, pilates instructor and holistic health coach. Also on the agenda is Adidas ambassador Zanna van Dijk, Hollie Grant (Founder of The Model Method) and ((BOUNCE)).

Top tips for beating a summer hangover

While the British summertime has graced us with plenty of opportunity to talk about our favourite subject recently (i.e. the weather, i.e. “Isn’t it supposed to be summer? It’s been raining for two WHOLE weeks now!”), there has also been a whole lot of talk about hangovers. In particular, those ensuing a Pimms-fuelled staff summer party.

Balance Me Beauty Detox Offer

We are thrilled to have partnered with natural skincare brand Balance Me on the ultimate summer skin package. For the first fifty customers to book onto one of our detoxes using the code 'balanceme' at checkout, you will also receive a full-size BB Natural Perfection SPF25 cream with your detox!

Eat your way to healthy skin

One rule definitely doesn’t fit all when it comes to skin. I find the best thing to do is simply try new things, be conscious of the changes you make and register how they affect your skin. Read our top tips on what to eat for healthy, glowing skin.

A Matter of Facts

In a society where we are bombarded with so many mixed messages about what we should eat, what is good for us and what isn't, if there is one inexplicable truth, it is that facts are facts. We are really proud of how we source and prepare our food, so we wanted to share a few facts with you.

On The Flexibility Of Our Detoxes, Plus How To Get The Best Deal

Our detoxes were designed with busy schedule in mind, which is why we offer a fully-flexible calendar whereby you can choose the exact days you would like your food delivered. You can also make some great savings if you buy your detoxes for the year in one transaction, and you don't have to use them straightaway.

How social media is affecting our relationship with food

Being very much embedded in the world of healthy eating we see every angle of how social is impacting peoples food choices, but also how it is shaping the way we look at our diet and how it makes us feel. Having a healthy relationship with food is so important, so we've devised a few practical tips for disconnecting from social when it comes to food.

In praise of the cherry

Upping our berry intake is firmly on the to-do-list, but maybe it’s time to put a little focus on the cherry. Cherries can put a smile on your face ten miles wide, so you’re in luck that they’re coming into season. They’ve got a multitude of nutritional benefits, not to mention they taste delicious too.

5 Minutes With... Alex Wright, Co-Founder of Dash Water

Dash was set up by two friends Alex and Jack, on a mission to encourage people to start drinking more water and stop throwing away deliciously-wonky fruit and veg. Here, we meet one of the half, Alex.

Now stocking: Dash Water

Food waste is a subject we care passionately about as a business, so we are thrilled to now be stocking Dash water. “British sparkling water infused with wonky fruit and veg” is the strapline. Crafted in the UK by Alex and Jack, we love that they are fighting food waste in a fun, and sustainable way. The lemon flavour is definitely my favourite.

3 days on the Protein Package, a Review

Working at Detox Kitchen I am lucky enough to eat a lot of delicious, healthy food. And I try to cook from scratch as much as possible for my meals at home. But don’t get me wrong, I still enjoy a sourdough pizza and an Aperol spritz. So detoxing is not something that necessarily comes naturally to me. This is why I wanted to document my experience on one of our detoxes to show that anybody and everybody can benefit from one.

My Day on a Plate, Lily Simpson founder of Detox Kitchen

So this is me on a good day. And I tend to try and have a few more good days in the lead up to a holiday, because let’s face it, everyone wants to look and feel good on holiday.

Our New Deli Summer Menu!

Today sees the launch of our new summer menu at the delis! The Aubergine roasted in Tamari and served with Preserved Lemon Dressing is heavenly. The new Lentil, Broccoli and Miso will become legend. The Gazpacho is the best you will taste. And the Laksa with Courgetti.... it will blow your mind. Not forgetting our new granola flapjack a.k.a the best damn flapjack you'll find.

Grazia x Detox Kitchen Unplugged Event Series

We've teamed up with Grazia for a series of morning events to celebrate their Unplugged Issue. Grazia’s Unplugged issue is asking their readers to get switched on to logging off and disconnect to reconnect – trying to break the habit of absent-mindedly checking, flicking and swiping, by consciously taking time off from our digital world and social media to reclaim real life.

Corporate Wellness is a No Brainer

Every company wants productive, engaged and present employees. Every company wants their staff to feel energised throughout the day. Every company wants happy employees. We believe that a lot of the above can be achieved through a healthy, balanced diet. And there’s proof.

Coffee Shop Snacks and Hidden Sugars

This weekend The Sunday Times reported that Brits are unknowingly consuming their entire day’s allowance of sugar with breakfast items from popular chains such as Pret a Manger. Have you been falling prey to these hidden sugars?

How to Cut Down on Food Wastage

Collectively we need to work to reduce our food waste, as businesses and individuals. With household food wastage accounting for 53% of total food waste, there is a lot we can do as individuals to make a change. Here are our top tips for minimising wastage.

Top 10 tips for going veggie

To mark National Vegetarian Week next week, we've come up with our top 10 tips for going vegetarian. These include forward planning, enlightening documentaries and avoiding areas that smell of bacon sandwiches. Obv.

Lily Simpson Speaks to Grazia Magazine

Make sure to pick up a copy of Grazia magazine today, including an interview and shoot with our founder Lily Simpson, as she discusses the trials and tribulations of setting up a business!

I’m a millennial and I’m a flexitarian

Our Founder Lily is a Vegetarian. I'm a Flexitarian. I’ve watched Cowspiracy and Leonardo Di Caprio’s documentary, I have read, and heard, the countless facts and figures in favour of a vegetarian lifestyle. But when push comes to shove, I won’t be giving up meat. And here’s why.

Becoming a Vegetarian

I watched Carnage. The person that told me to watch it said, be prepared, if you watch it you WILL turn veggie. I watched it. I am now a vegetarian. I have been for two months and I can’t see it changing. My older brother and mum watched it too, they are both now vegetarians. Needless to say, the humorous documentary by Simon Amstell resonated with me, and many others it would seem.

Lily Simpson Speaks to The Independent

"Lily Simpson, the chef and co-founder of Detox Kitchen, started her business with the simple and humble idea of making healthy food “really delicious”. She was far from the only one with that goal, but her strategy paid off and her success since launching in 2012, has been commendable."

The Five Pillars of Detox Kitchen

What do you value? We find it’s a good question to ask yourself when you’re living life in the fast lane. We have had a super busy start to the year and one thing that we make sure we always have at the back of our minds is the five things that we value. We thought we would share them with you today, it's always good to share a value or two!

New Pre-Packed Salad Range

We have revamped our pre-packed salad range, which launched this week across all three of our delis. They are the perfect option if you want to grab a quick bite on the go. A few items have been discontinued, some improved, and some are new...

You Look Radishing

With the deadline for book number two (!) fast approaching, I’m taking advantage of some of the delights available to us in the British springtime and will be flexing my chef skills in the kitchen this weekend. There are so many wonderful, locally grown vegetables available to us at the moment.

Easter recipes and childlike abandon

Easter is the one time of year that we allow ourselves to follow our senses with childlike abandon, no guilt-ridden strings attached. Chocolate for breakfast? Yes please. And It’s important that we allow ourselves these indulgences.

Banana & Cardamon Bread at the delis

We've recently launched a delicious Banana and Cardamon Bread at our delis, which has become a fast favourite! It combines good old British baking, a new craze for all things coconut and a brilliantly classic berry sauce! Doesn't get much better than that for brekkie London!

Wake Up With... Vedic Meditation

Join us for a morning of meditation with leading Vedic meditation expert and founder of the London Meditation Centre, Jillian Lavender. Learn to restore balance and calm in your busy life with an ancient approach that's more relevant today, than ever before.

Get holiday body ready

With the sun raising its glorious head in London last week, you could literally feel the buzz of excitement and the collective sprint to the nearest balcony, Aperol Spritz in hand. What I realised however, is that my heart is ready for the beach, but my bum most definitely is not!

The 4:3 Plan

I think it’s safe to say we are all rather BUSY. When getting a full eight hours sleep is a legitimate bragging right, something’s got to give. Cue the 4:3 plan.

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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