The 5 Day Vacation Detox Meal Plan

Nothing says summer like indulging in all the things while on vacation! Keep reading for our detox meal plan: our favorite clean eating recipes that pack tons of flavor while allowing you to detox from that swim-up pool bar. These easy recipes will help you to lose weight without fasting or depriving yourself.
Collage of meals to eat on the detox meal plan
Ahh, vacation! Hotel sheets, new places to explore and good food around every corner. The food of a place is as much a part of the culture and experience of a city as anything else so when it comes to dining out while traveling, my rule is anything goes! In Italy you eat all the pizza, pasta, and gelato. While in Mexico City, no taco left behind. In France it would be a crime to not sample each and every buttery, flaky croissant. You get the idea. Last weekend Aaron and I were in San Antonio for a quick 24 hours, but we still managed to hit up our favorite Mexican food spot, enjoy the fried quail at another, and spend the early part of Sunday morning sharing a scone and coffee cake in bed. Suffice it to say, this meal plan is for me and maybe, just maybe, you might find yourself craving all the healthy things after an adventure this summer, too. Keep reading for our full vacation detox meal plan…


detox meal plan breakfast scramble

Breakfast: Whole30 Migas Scramble via The Defined Dish

detox meal plan salad

Dinner:  Detox Bun Salad via Goop


detox meal plan soup

Lunch: Cleansing Detox Broccoli Soup via Eat Well 101

Jerked chicken on a blue serving plate

Dinner: Tropical Jerk Grilled Chicken via Half Baked Harvest


mini frittatas in a muffin tin

Breakfast: Petite Vegetable Frittatas via What’s Gaby Cooking

Salmon and salad as part of the detox meal plan

Dinner: Loaded Sesame Ginger Salmon Salad via What’s Gaby Cooking


Grilled shrimp and corn for the detox meal plan

Lunch: Brazilian-Style Grilled Shrimp with Cold Corn Salad via The Effortless Chic

Falafels and salad in a white bowl

Dinner: Vegetable Buddha Bowls with Tahini Miso Dressing via Lauren Caris Cooks


detox meal plan smoothie with blueberries

Breakfast: Blueberry Avocado Smoothie via Eat with Clarity

detox meal plan recipe: zucchini and pesto

Dinner: Zucchini Noodles with Cilantro Pesto via Hello Glow

What to eat on a detox plan

To help you detox, be sure to add the following foods to your plate:

  • natural fats and oils
  • nuts and seeds
  • lean protein
  • fruits
  • vegetables
  • legumes

What to avoid on a detox plan

To get the best out of your 5 day detox, it’s best to avoid:

  • sugar
  • alcohol
  • foods high in trans fats
  • pasta
  • white rice
  • processed foods

Top tips to get the best out of your detox diet plan

  1. Exercise. If it’s an hour in the gym or a brisk walk around the block – it all helps!
  2. If you smoke – stop!
  3. Sleep well – get some early nights in!
  4. Buy the best quality foods you can.
  5. Skip eating out and takeaways.

I hope that you enjoy these tasty dishes and that my tips help you out with your 5 day detox! I would love to hear if you have tried these dishes and followed the plan! Be sure to leave me a comment below!

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  1. These all look so good!

    Effortlessly Sophisticated

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