While this post will not go into the minutiae of exact foods that are allowed and forbidden while following the official 21-Day Sugar Detox, I’d like to share some meals that I, myself, or clients have prepared recently that are detox-friendly foods.
While not all fruits are allowed on the 21DSD (that’s what I’ll refer to the detox moving forward), certain ones in limited quantities are, such as the grapefruit.
While for some, a grapefruit is sour and/or tart, after detoxing for a few days — ridding your diet of refined carbohydrates and sweet foods, your taste buds begin to change and you begin to appreciate the sweetness in fruits that aren’t as sweet and even the subtle, naturally-occurring sugars in vegetables as well.
The thought of detoxing, cleansing, or eating healthy for some evokes bland foods devoid of fun and flavors, however the recipes featured in the 21DSD books are quite the opposite. This meal was not too difficult to prep and cook and it contained not only a lot of nutrients (filling fats and antioxidants), but it delivered on the taste scale. I’d definitely make this again, even if I wasn’t detoxing.
If you’re short on time, there are still some quick, easy-to-prepare recipes such as this tasty smoothie that are sugar-free and nourishing.
So, are you convinced yet that the 21-Day Sugar Detox may not sound as bad as you once made it out to be?
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When: September 11 — October 1, 2017
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