9 Activated Charcoal Recipes to Detox From the Inside Out
Travel, environmental pollution, and low-quality food can all put toxins in your system — and activated charcoal is the perfect solution when that toxic load gets too heavy to bear.
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If you make these activated charcoal recipes, remember that charcoal is highly potent. If you take medications or supplements, you’ll want to wait at least one hour (or preferably much longer) before you consume anything with activated charcoal in it. This supplement is best for those times when you travel, eat non-Bulletproof meals, or otherwise expose yourself to toxins and pollution.
Make these dark and dreamy activated charcoal recipes for your next detox session:
Activated charcoal drinks
Activated Charcoal Detox Drink
Make this starter recipe when you want hydrating refreshment with a detox boost. Aloe water mixes with tangy flavor from apple cider vinegar and lemon — no sweeteners needed.
Activated Charcoal Goth Latte
This warming latte combines the power of activated coconut charcoal with a vanilla-infused coconut milk for a sweet and frothy treat.
Black Charcoal Lemonade
Make this easy and refreshing recipe with just 3 ingredients — just mix together, and in minutes you have a sweet way to detox. Make it more Bulletproof with raw honey or birch xylitol instead of maple syrup.
Keto Activated Charcoal Smoothie
Sneak satisfying fiber and protein into your detox regimen: This activated charcoal recipe gets bonus benefits from collagen peptides, cauliflower, and Brain Octane Oil for a delicious energy boost.
Collagen Charcoal Beauty Elixir
Wind down with this dark and delightful nightcap: With skin-smoothing collagen protein and comforting lavender, this fragrant activated charcoal drink is a soothing way to detox.
Activated charcoal snacks & treats
Goth Waffles With White Chocolate Frosting
This paleo-friendly charcoal recipe cooks up crisp waffles made out of cassava flour, plus a creamy cacao butter frosting. Make this recipe more Bulletproof with coconut milk instead of almond milk, birch xylitol instead of maple syrup, and raw honey instead of regular honey. (Also, only enjoy cassava on occasion, since it is not as nutrient-dense as other “green-zone” starches.)
Coconut Ice Cream With Activated Charcoal
This dairy-free, no-churn ice cream gets a creamy from soaked cashews and full-fat coconut cream. Blend together with charcoal and vanilla for a trendy DIY detox. Make it more Bulletproof with raw cashews, and swap the maple syrup with birch xylitol, stevia, or non-GMO erythritol.
Charcoal Waffle Cones
Perfect for pairing with charcoal ice cream! This easy recipe combines activated charcoal with paleo-friendly ingredients like arrowroot flour and vanilla for a perfectly crispy cone. Make it Bulletproof and swap the coconut sugar with powdered erythritol, plus choose coconut milk as your dairy.
Coconut Bliss Balls
These nut-free snack balls get a protein boost from collagen protein, plus sugar-free sweetness from charcoal-infused coconut butter. Make it Bulletproof and swap in coconut milk for hemp milk (and omit the sprinkles).
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