If you’ve been feeling bloated, sluggish, achey, and fatigued, then it’s a good time to try removing common inflammatory foods and toxic ingredients from your diet. By doing so you are supporting your body’s own natural ability to detox properly. It’s not always easy picking which path to take to cleanse your body for the results you want, but I’ve made it simpler for you with my One Day Mini Detox.
The suggested menu provided is an example of what your meals and snacks might look like when you remove processed foods and common allergens from your diet.
The One Day Mini Detox consists of real whole foods. I don’t believe in deprivation, so you will not feel deprived in any way. If you feel hungry, then please have an additional snack or try adding some extra protein or healthy fat to your meal.
Ready to eliminate those foods that cause weight gain, brain fog, loss of sleep, loss of mental clarity, and fatigue? Here we go!
One Day Mini Detox
Pre-Breakfast Drink: Morning Lemon Elixir
1 cup room temp water
Juice from 1 lemon
Pinch of cinnamon and 1 teaspoon raw honey
OR a couple of drops of stevia to sweeten
Breakfast: Blueberry Superfood Smoothie
1 cup unsweetened non-dairy milk
½ cup frozen organic blueberries
½ cup spinach
1 tablespoon coconut oil
1 tablespoon flax meal or chia seeds
Pinch of cinnamon
Stevia or raw honey to sweeten
Snack: 1 spoonful of sunflower seed butter and 1 apple
Lunch: Mixed Salad
2 cups mixed greens or spinach, chopped
½ cup carrot, chopped
½ cup cucumber, chopped
1 cup artichokes (BPA free, canned in water)
1/2 avocado, cubed
¼ cup hemp seeds or seed of your choice
Handful parsley, chopped
Handful basil, chopped
(optional: add additional cooked protein such as tuna, chicken, or salmon)
Chop vegetables and mix in a large bowl. Top your salad with avocado and hemp seeds. Add additional protein, if using. Drizzle with dressing of choice.
Snack: ½ avocado w/ tomato & sea salt
Dinner: Carrot Ginger Soup
4 cups chopped carrots
6 cups bone broth or water
1 medium onion, minced
2-inch nub ginger root, peeled and grated
Sea salt to taste
Chopped fresh parsley, dill, or cilantro
Put carrots, ginger, and onion in a pot with broth. Bring to boil then cover and reduce heat and simmer 20-25 minutes. Remove from heat and put everything in a blender or food processor to purée. Serve hot topped with fresh herbs.
Evening: Immune Boosting Ginger Elixir
1 cup warm or room temp water
Juice from ½ lemon
1 teaspoon freshly grated ginger or 1 tablespoon if tolerated
1 teaspoon raw honey or stevia
Bring the water and ginger to a boil, and then lower flame. Add the lemon and keep at a low simmer for a few minutes. Then pour into a mug & nourish your body.
1-Day Mini Detox