Tag Archives: Cleansing

Clean and Clean Gut by Alejandro Junger

A great resource for cleansing is Dr. Alejandro Junger’s book,  Clean: The Revolutionary Program to Restore the Body’s Natural Ability to Heal Itself. His book is quite readable and interesting. The three week cleanse he suggests is reasonably easy to follow. He recommends eating two liquid meals and one solid meal each day. Depending on […]

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Spring Cleansing

Every spring for the last 15 years or so, I do a cleanse of some sort. It started with one month of no sugar, and I did that several years in a row. It was such a great reset. I had been finding it hard to resist all the wonderful sweet treats available everywhere. Quitting […]

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RESTART Sugar Detox starts January 24th and January 26th

Nutritional Therapist and Transformational Coach, Lisa Lord, is running a 5-week program called RESTART.  3 weeks of the program is a Sugar Detox, with one week on each end to ease in and out of the detox. There are two sessions beginning next week: The evening session begins Tuesday, January 24th, from 6:45-8pm, and the […]

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Cabbage Slaw

Healthy and delicious – my favorite combination. So many people have asked me for this slaw recipe. In this slaw, the key is to steam the cabbage and carrots a little bit, which doesn’t change the texture or flavor much compared with a raw cabbage salad, but increases the health benefits. Eating raw cruciferous vegetables, […]

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Every year around this time of year I start thinking about a cleanse. I’ve tried cleansing in February or March in Vermont. Each time I felt very, very cold and craved cooked foods and ginger. I have done the Clean program several times in the hottest time of the year and felt great. I often […]

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Quinoa Salad with Corn and Black Beans

1 cup of quinoa cooked in 2 cups of water. Bring to low boil then turn down to low for 20 minutes. 2 ears corn, cooked and cut off the cob 1 or 2 carrots, diced 1 bunch scallions, sliced 1 cup cilantro or parsley, chopped 1-2 cups black beans, rinsed 1-2 limes, juiced 1/3 […]

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Raspberry Papaya Smoothie

1 cup papaya, chopped 1/2 cup raspberries 1 scoop whey protein – I like Teraswhey wolfberry (goji berry) a handful of goji berries (optional) ½ cup plain whole milk yoghurt 1 t raw local honey* a little dark red juice such as pomegranate, cherry, grape or black currant juice a splash of water   *raw […]

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All About Cleansing

Since spring is traditionally the best time for cleansing. I have put together several blogs and recipes about cleansing. Summer in Vermont may be even better for cleansing! SPRING CLEANING the WHAT, WHEN and HOW LONG of CLEANSING BENEFITS OF CLEANSING

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Smoothies, smoothies, smoothies

Smoothies can be made in a flash and are easy to digest. You can use fresh or frozen fruit. I don’t like my smoothies freezing cold and neither does the stomach since cold hampers its job of digestion. So if I am using frozen fruit it put it in first and then I add hot […]

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Pineapple Avocado Gazpacho Smoothie

I just LOVE this!   ¼ pineapple, chopped (about 1 ½ cups) 1 avocado 1 T red onion or scallion, chopped Handful of cilantro Juice of ½ lime (or more if it’s not particularly juicy) ¼ t sea salt ½ chili (optional)   Put it all in the blender, push the button and you’re done. […]

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