Breaking the cleanse

It’s natural to get a little over excited with food fantasies as we near the end of a cleanse.

To help support your transition and the long-term benefits of your cleanse, it is important to have plenty of easily digestible, nourishing and delicious options available.

We recommend organic, fresh, whole foods, fruits and vegetables, and to avoid meat, dairy, sugar, soy products and processed foods.

DAY 1

Start the day with the kefir provided. It is best to drink it on an empty stomach and wait 15 minutes before eating.

Breakfast: Make a green smoothie or a bowl of fresh fruit: Smoothie recipe – handful of spinach or kale, 1⁄2 cup of blueberries, coconut water or water, 1⁄2 avocado + superfoods mix of maca + 1 teaspoon of green superfood powder.

Lunch: Fresh salad with a light dressing of apple cider vinegar, tahini, olive oil and lemon juice.

Evening: Warming vegetable-based soup. Use root vegetables in autumn/winter and greens for spring/summer.

TIPS

If you feel hungry throughout the day snack on fresh ripe fruit, as well as avocados and cucumber.

Papaya squeezed with fresh lime juice is a great way to break the cleanse as these fruits contains high levels of live enzymes

DAY 2-3

Enjoy raw or lightly steamed seasonal vegetables, (e.g. spinach, young asparagus and peas) as well as raw green leafy salad with vegetables and sprouts. If you’re craving some more sustenance, you may choose wild rice, quinoa, amaranth, pumpkin and sunflower seeds, hemp seeds and activated nuts (Soak nuts overnight). Try to avoid more starchy vegetables like potatoes.

TIPS

As with day 1 snack on fresh ripe fruit, as well as avocados and cucumber and crudités.

DAY 4-7

You can start to introduce more dense foods and your portion size can increase slightly, you should find you start to crave more greens and fresh nourishing foods, listen to your body and nourish yourself the abundance of fresh wholefoods. If you eat fish, you can start to reintroduce oily fish.

TIPS

If you usually eat dairy, why not try an alternative plant based mylk like Oat or almond and fermented plantbased cheese.

Please don’t hesitate to get in touch if you would like some further advice and tips, we’re always happy to share our love of healthy living

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