DIY: Juice Cleanse

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With the Oscars airing tonight, I’m sharing a detox menu plan for those wanting to trim up for a special occasion without spending big bucks on websites like Organic Avenue and Blue Print. If you are planning on doing this cleanse a couple times a year, I recommend investing in a juicer and making the juices yourself. This is a great way to kick-start into a healthier and lighter you.

First, invest in a masticating juicer. T did the research for me and found the Omega 8004 was best rated in our price range, specifically for juicing greens.

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Menu
8am Young Love
10am Coconut Water
12pm Green Apple
2pm Cucumber Juice
4pm Beet Ginger
6pm Cashew Nut Milk

Adjust the times to your schedule. Play around with the ingredients to suit your taste buds and use fresh organic fruits and vegetables when possible.

Young Love

  • 1/2 cucumber
  • 1/2 bunch spinach
  • 3 stalks celery

Coconut Water
There are many brands available these days (Vita Coco, Zico), check that it doesn’t contain added sugar and is not from concentrate.

Green Apple

  • 1 green apple
  • 1/2 lemon (zest and pith removed)
  • 1/2 cucumber
  • 4 kale leafs
  • 3 stalks celery

Cucumber Juice

  • 2 large cucumbers

Beet Ginger

  • 1 lemon (zest and pith removed)
  • 1/2″ ginger
  • 1 carrot
  • 1 beet with greens
  • 2 celery stalks

Cashew Nut Milk

  • 1/2 cup raw unsalted cashews
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp honey

I followed this meal plan for 5 days with minor adjustments from day to day by substituting different fruits, herbs, and greens. Remember to keep the juices chilled, grab a straw and sip away. Check back for more recipes, happy cleansing!

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