Dr Oz 48 hr Weekend Cleanse

I was watching Dr. Oz and he recommended a 48-hour weekend cleanse to detox your liver, colon and kidneys. Most people think you are suppose to starve yourself, but your body cannot cleanse properly without the right nutrients to all three of those organs!

Here is a shopping list of all the things you will need for 48 hours:

To go along with these foods here are the very simple recipes, I will be trying this, this weekend so I will let you know how it goes!!

1. Breakfast: Quinoa with Chopped Prunes

Ingredients:

1/2 cup quinoa, rinsed

1 cup water

1 pinch nutmeg

1 tsp grated ginger

1 tbsp flax seed oil

1/3 cup chopped prunes

1/4 cup rice milk

Directions 

In a small pot, stir 1/2 cup quinoa, a pinch of nutmeg and 1 tsp of grated ginger into a cup of water.
Bring to a boil. Reduce the heat, cover the pot and simmer for 10 minutes.
Stir in the prunes and rice milk. Cover again and cook another 5 minutes.
Before serving, stir in 1 tbsp of flaxseed oil.

2. Snack: Detox Drinks

 Kale, Pineapple and Ginger Detox Drink

Ingredient:

Makes 4 servings (which you can drink throughout the day)

1/2 cup pineapple

2 large cucumbers

1 bunch kale without stems (about 4 cups chopped)

1/2 lemon, squeezed

1/4 inch of ginger

1 bunch of mint (about 1/2 cup)

Directions

Chop ingredients so they are able to fit into juicer. Juice ingredients one at a time. Enjoy!
Alternative: Pineapple, Lemon and Pomegranate Blend-Free Detox Drink
Ingredients

Makes 4 servings (which you can drink throughout the day)

3/4 cup unsweetened pineapple juice

1 lemon

1 cup unsweetened pomegranate juice

3 cups water

Directions

Combine all ingredients and mix in a cup. Enjoy!
You can consume as many of these snacks as you’d like throughout the day.

2. Alternative Snack: Fresh Veggies

Ingredients

Celery

Radishes

Cucumber

Green beans

Olive oil

Lemon juice

Salt

Pepper
Directions

Cut up celery, radishes, cucumber and green beans.
For dressing, combine olive oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper. Mix well.
You can consume as many of these snacks as you’d like throughout the day.

3. Lunch: Fruit Smoothie

 Ingredients:

Makes 1 serving

1/2 cup almond or hemp milk (plain/unsweetened)

1 tbsp ground flaxseed or chia

1/4 cup frozen blueberries

1/4 banana

1/2 cup ice
Directions

Combine all ingredients in a blender. Blend until smooth.
4. Dinner: Vegetable Broth Soup

 Ingredients:

Makes 5 servings

 2 red onions, roughly chopped

2 stalks celery, roughly chopped

1 fennel bulb, fronds and stalks included, roughly chopped

2 tsp caraway seeds

2 tsp sea salt

Freshly ground pepper

1 cup sliced shitake caps

4 large cloves garlic, chopped

1 cabbage, roughly chopped

2 quarts water

2 tbsp paprika

2 tbsp fresh oregano, chopped

8 sprigs parsley, chopped stems and leaves

1/2 cup parsley, chopped

Directions

Combine all ingredients, except for the chopped parsley, in a pot. Add 2 quarts of water.
Bring to a boil and then reduce heat. Simmer covered for about 1 hour. Adjust seasoning.
Remove whole parsley sprigs and serve topped with some freshly chopped parsley.
Serve with a side of traditionally fermented sauerkraut and chopped apples (warm or room temperature).
You should be done eating by 7pm and consume nothing else after that! The only exception is Dandelion Root Tea!

[http://www.doctoroz.com/videos/48-hour-weekend-cleanse]

Munch Safely,

G