Posts tagged "Cleanse"

Who isn’t in a winter slump?

Who isn’t in a winter slump?
It seems everyone I speak to is feeling down this time of year.  We are now a good two months into winter, experienced at least one major snowstorm, three days of canceled school and are still shivering and slipping wherever we go. I’m not seeing the novelty and the beauty of the snow.  I’m cold... Read more »

8 ways to stay healthy despite the cold weather

8 ways to stay healthy despite the cold weather
It is happening now that the clocks have fallen back and the weatherman is talking snow next week.  The funk of winter is setting in.  It is too cold to go out, so I stay home.  When home and cozy comfort food fits the bill. It is proven, that I feel better when I stay... Read more »

Emerging from the longest winter ever

Emerging from the longest winter ever
Walking outside is a simple pleasure these days.  We are slowly emerging from the longest and coldest winter in my memory. To be blunt it was brutal. Coinciding with the weather warming, I began my cleanse and since continued keeping my body clean and feel lighter physically, mentally and emotionally. Looking back, I realize I... Read more »
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Ten Tips for a Three-Day Juice Cleanse

Ten Tips for a Three-Day Juice Cleanse
This is my second go around at the three day juice cleanse.  Read about day one, two and three here. Although very challenging, this time I have learned a few things that have made the experience more pleasant. 1. Be Ready.  If you are not, wait until you are.  It took me some time to... Read more »

Meatless Monday: No Guilt Pizza for the Whole Family

Meatless Monday: No Guilt Pizza for the Whole Family
My weekly Meatless Monday posts have been few and far between lately.  I have a number of excuses but the biggest is my offspring have developed vegetable detectors.  Spinach can’t be hidden; they sense the mushroom and refuse to come close and they barely will be in the same room as cauliflower. My philosophy is to continue to... Read more »

The Terror of Stepping on the Scale

 The Terror of Stepping on the Scale
I have never lived in a house with a scale.  I’ve always thought it was unhealthy and would make me obsessive.  Following a yogic approach, I thought weight was feeling healthy not a number. Fast forward to today; I walked into Bed, Bath & Beyond and bought a scale. After cleansing and one week of... Read more »
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Peeled's Raw Juice Cleanse: One Week Later

Peeled's Raw Juice Cleanse: One Week Later
One week ago I embarked on one of the most challenging journeys of my life; to not eat for three days.  It was difficult, energizing and life changing.  Here is my recap of Day One, Day Two and Day Three. Since the cleanse ended I have managed to eat clean; meaning fruits, vegetables, (no grains... Read more »

Peeled's Raw Juice Cleanse: Day Three

Peeled's Raw Juice Cleanse: Day Three
Today is the final day of my three day juice cleanse from Peeled.  If you are catching up, here is Day One and Day Two. 8:00 a.m. Awake and drinking green tea I’m not as energetic as yesterday.  My head hurts and I am hungry.  I’m sipping my first drink, a Green Lantern (kale, romaine,... Read more »

Peeled's Raw Juice Cleanse: Day Two

Peeled's Raw Juice Cleanse: Day Two
If you are catching up, here is why I decided to start the cleanse and here is what happened on Day One.  7:00 a.m.  I woke up this morning much better than how I felt when I went to sleep.  I smiled surprised and proud that I survived an entire day without eating (even longer... Read more »
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Peeled's Raw Juice Cleanse: Day One

Peeled's Raw Juice Cleanse: Day One
This morning I woke up tired and dragged my kids in their pajamas to the craziness of North Avenue to pick up my box of juices from Peeled.  The six daily drinks looked delicious and hearty and I was eager to get started. 9:00 a.m.  Drink 1: Green Lantern (Romaine, spinach, cucumber, parsley, celery, lemon, ginger, green apples) The first... Read more »
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