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For this three-day detox diet, you will need a juicer and a blender, preferably high speed. This program is based on a cleansing diet that was created by raw food chef, Jill Pettijohn.
Begin each day with herbal or green tea; you can drink as much herbal or green tea as you like during the day.
Consume your juices and soups two to three hours apart and be sure to drink lots of water in between. Ideally, your juice or soup should be prepared just before consuming but if this is not possible just prepare your day’s supplies in the morning and store in glass containers in the fridge.
End each day with a relaxing tea such as chamomile.
3 Day Raw Food Detox Diet Menu
1 green apple, 4 celery stalks, 1 cucumber, 3 kale leaves, ½ peeled lemon, ¼ cabbage
Pass ingredients through juicer and consume immediately.
1 green apple, 1 whole lemon, 1 tablespoon flaxseed, 1 tablespoon flax oil, 1 teaspoon honey, 4 cups water, 1 cup ice. Optional additions; mint, ginger or blueberries.
Blend all ingredients. Serve chilled or at room temperature.
Raw Spinach and Zucchini Soup
1 medium diced zucchini, ¼ cup diced red onion, ¼ celery stalk, 2 cups spinach, 2 tablespoons olive oil, ½ teaspoon celtic sea salt, ¼ cup basil, ¼ avocado, ½ cup either basil, dill or cilantro (vary herbs each day for variety), 4 cups water
Blend all ingredients. Serve chilled or slightly warm.
½ cup of your favorite fruit (pineapple, mango, papaya, blueberries), 1 lime, ½ cup of mint, cilantro or parsley, ½ cup ice, 1 cup water
Blend ingredients and consume immediately.
1 cucumber, 1 green apple, 5 kale leaves, ½ lemon
Pass through a juicer and consume immediately.
Follow this raw food detox diet plan for three days and then continue with a balanced raw food diet for ongoing health maintenance.