August 14, 2008
In order to detox my extremely toxic-feeling body I decided to go all-raw again for a week or two. After 4 days I'm already feeling major improvements, plus I lost about 5 lbs. as a side bonus. PLUS I had a really good day today – got a great offer on the condo I'm selling, discovered some old friends on Facebook, found some new yoga classes to teach, and am really enjoying this book I'm reading – but none of that has to do with the raw diet. Or does it...
Anyway, without going into too much detail, the raw diet is incredibly, er, cleansing. I was reading some blog posts the other day about fiber supplements. Ha! That's for wimps! I've been doing my usual fresh fruit and nuts for breakfast, a nut/veggie pate over salad for lunch, and tonight I made a Spanish rice dish with sprouted grains, tomatoes, peppers, etc.
The juicer is coming in mighty handy, and as I was looking for a way to get rid of some extra veggies in the fridge I looked online for some juice recipes. Kristen's idea for plant blood sounded cool, so I tried it tonight. Mine used 1 cucumber, 1 zucchini, 1 beet with greens, and 1 collard leaf. As I'm drinking it now I'm thinking it may have been nice to add an apple or something sweet. Next time.