Well, this is probably the most important “meal” of the detox. It is a cross between a beverage and a meal but I don’t count it as water. Here are my basic ingredients:
Scoop-Whey Protein powder
Scoop-Fiber (I use Smart Fiber)
1-2 Tablespoons Chia seeds that have been soaked in water for 30+ minutes
1-2 Tablespoons nonfat plain yogurt
Almond or hemp milk
Half to whole cup water
Blueberries or other berries
Greens: broccoli, spinach, purslane, cabbage
If you need it sweeter, try a quarter to half an organic banana. Or try Xylitol.
You can put a quarter of an apple, chopped, if you are not worried about insulin resistance. If you having a hard time losing weight, the newest research advises to limit fruit intake. Make berries your first choice.
If you like the taste, this would be a great time to add cinnamon, ginger or garlic.
They always say drink plenty of water, but really—it is boring to drink that much water, especially if you live in the cooler climates. So, I find ways to make my hot drinks count! Here is my A-List to choose from.
1-Dandleion Tea or Dandy Instant Dandelion Beverage.
2-Apple Cider vinegar and honey (or use stevia) in hot water.
4-Decaf green tea or herbal teas.
5-Teeccino Java Herbal “Coffee”
6-Ginger Tea—chopped ginger steeped in hot water.