Healthy Detox, Green Diva Style

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green diva meg's 3-day detox lunch day 1

Yes, that is an image of Ringo Starr (drummer for the Beatles in case you live under a rock) on my designated detox smoothie glass. Although he looks a little glum about it all, somehow his presence on my glass makes this a much more entertaining experience.

I was told by more than one trusted friend and practitioner that I need to do some kind of colon cleanse. Oh Boy! I’ve done some successful detoxes in the past, but it’s been a while. So, as often happens, just when I start to ponder what kind of healthy detox to do, I get a press release about a natural detox system by Kaeng Raeng. It is all about vegan, raw and seems like a reasonable program. I inquired and a week later, I opened a box containing all the ingredients for a 3-day beginner’s detox. Hey, if it is Skinny Bitch-approved, a green diva should try it, right?

All of the instructions say you can eat as much raw fruit and veggies as you want during this cleanse. Okay, so I stocked up on organic fruits and veggies, but planned to stick to the smoothies primarily.

Day 1

There are three each of three flavors. I grabbed the pretty pink one. They are all various combinations of freeze-dried fruit, probiotics and soy protein and a few other vitamins and minerals. They recommend using 24 – 32 ounces of water to blend with the powder and suggest varieties of fruit to add in. I bought a fresh pineapple, some fresh mango, organic strawberries and organic bananas.

With fruit added and all that fluid, it makes a lot of drink. I figured I wouldn’t starve. But I forgot how much I love food and apparently eating and chewing. A massive headache sprouted and grew throughout the day. The instructions say, if this happens (due to caffeine withdrawal), it is ok to drink black or green tea. So, I did have 1 cup of black tea.

I was starving by late afternoon and my mood was pretty gnarly. My husband was smart and made other arrangements for dinner, but thanks to a couple of fun friends, who got on the phone and made me laugh (mostly at myself), so I got through the day.

Day 2

green diva detox with gracie

Woke up 2 pounds lighter. Nice. Consulted with a healer/practitioner friend in the morning and she convinced me to go ahead and eat some veggie with a little apple cider vinegar with a little oil, herbs. I had the blue smoothie for breakfast and couldn’t wait for lunch.

Lunch was a small bowl of raw spinach, shredded carrots, chopped cilantro and cherry tomatoes. Made a basic vinaigrette using apple cider vinegar, lemon, flax oil, garlic and curry powder. yum. I love eating. Lunch was glorious. I had the second smoothie with more yummy fruit later in the day.

I had another salad for dinner. yum – again, and the last smoothie late. Still felt a little hungry going to bed, but feeling great otherwise!

Gracie appears skeptical if not curious about the ever-present glass of Ringo (as seen in the pic above).

To find out about results, tune into the radio show this week! Thursday, 4.11.13, 4 – 5pm ET HomeGrownRadioNJ.org! Listen in!

green diva detox breakfast day 1

detox. blog. be merry!

About the author / 

Green Diva Meg
megan@thegreendivas.com'

(aka Megan McWilliams) is the founder of The Green Divas and GDGD Radio Network (the first green and healthy living radio network on earth for the earth). She's the producer and host of the popular Green Divas Radio Show, one of the first radio shows dedicated to sharing low-stress ways to live a deeper shade of green. Green Diva Meg is a well-known green living expert and media personality.

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