Sugar Detox: Drinks Without Sugar or Artificial Sweeteners

Drinks without sugar or artificial sweeteners

As part of my 30 Day Sugar Detox, eliminating all sweeteners, whole, refined and artificial, from all drinks is required. And forget the glass of wine at night. I’ll be going without for these 30 days.

Luckily, this is one area I already have covered! While I do like to indulge in a good latte every once in a while, I’ve made a conscious effort not to drink my calories.

That said, I do like a little flavor to my drinks. And I’m finding that interesting drink flavors can divert my attention away from wanting to eat.

My strategy for avoiding sugary drinks is to make up both a flavored water and an herbal tea recipe in the morning. This has been one of my favorite ways to make sure the whole family is staying hydrated with sugar-free drinks.

Here are my family’s favorite flavored water recipes:

Flavored Water Recipes

Rainbow Citrus Water Recipe

Cucumber Mint Water Recipe

Pineapple Cinnamon Water Recipe

We also love herbal teas. Here are my favorite flavors, as well as my foolproof method for brewing a perfect pitcher:

Herbal Tea Recipes

Herbal Tea Recipes

Russian Tea (Hold the Powdered Mix) is really good without any sweetener

Herbal Teas that Detox are a great way to not only sugar detox, but get other health benefits too!

Hot Tropical Lemonade (skip the optional sugar)

What drinks without sugar or artificial sweeteners do you recommend?

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Comments

  1. I love water with lemon slices and a few slices of ginger added. Hot in the morning, ice cold on hot summer days.

  2. Tina, Ginger Lemon Water sounds delish. I’m out of ginger so I put it on my shopping list for the week! Andrea

  3. I make smoothies with 1 lb frozen raspberries, banana, and cup of plain yogurt in blender. yummy. Or would your diet not allow this drink?
    I’ve also been enjoying soups made by roasting vegetables, and then mix with a little water and use immersion blender. Great in winter.

  4. Cathy – Your smoothie sounds delicious. No berries on this detox but the bananas and yogurt are allowed. I love your idea of a soup with roasted veggies! Great idea and perfect for this snowy day. Andrea

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