Saturday, January 29, 2011

I'm done!

I am done with the detox guys! It was a great experience, but I am glad to be done. Yesterday, day 4, I drank orange juice, carrot/apple, and then for dinner I had a smoothie with blueberries, banana, strawberries, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, chia seeds, and coconut milk. My stomach was ok with all that.

This morning I woke up with my stomach feeling a little weird. I am had a big glass of water with peppermint oil in it and some oatmeal for my first official meal off the cleanse. I ate about half my oatmeal. I got full really fast! I want to eat more, but I don't think my stomach can handle it right now. 

~Org oats, org coconut milk, org peanut butter, chia seeds, blueberries and org maple syrup~

Oh, I wanted to show you all my shopping list that I had compiled while detoxing. Note to self: Do not go shopping while hungry. I walked into Whole Foods yesterday and my heart about exploded. I was grabbing all kinds of stuff! So here was my list:


Veggies & Fruits
*Avocado-guacamole & sandwiches
Jalapeno- for the tamales & mex rice

*Frozen Blueberries
*Daikon-Vietnamese Sub

*Kale

Carrots

*Apples

*Banana

Plantains?-tamales and omelet

Shitake
*Frozen Peas-for samosas
*Cilantro-mex rice & tamales & subs, etc
*Parsley

Cold section



*Bubbies Sauerkraut- for reuben & hot dogs & potato pancakes

Kimchi
Parma-Eat in the Raw-lasagna 

*Vegan Cream Cheese

*Salami
*Daiya motzerella -lasagna and pasta
*Thousand Island
*Ceaser salad dressing
*Bubbies Pickles
*Puff Pastry or Phyllo Dough 

Beans & Things
*Oats
Buckwheat

Sun dried tomatoes -raw refried beans

*Raw sunflower seeds
*Garbanzo-hummus

*Cashews

*Flax oil or flax seeds
*Hazelnuts-vegan nutella
Cocoa nibs or alternative chocolate
Masa organic & corn husks-tamales
Shredded coconut -Indonesian rice
Marmite or vegemite-Allotments winter vegetable recipe

Canned
*Lasagna noodles

Spatzlee vegan

*Canned beans, navy, black, garbanzo (organic & bpa free)-for beans and rice, etc
*Artichokes-pizza & salad
Canned tomatoes


Chili- for chili cheese dogs

Random
*Almond milk
*Veg margarine
Veganese
*Rye bread & bagette
Hail Merry Raw cake

I put a star next to everything I actually bought. I also broke it down in order to not have to go back and forth in the store. I know where everything is located so I sectioned everything off. I know. I am crazy. There were some isles I didn't even go down because I knew I would buy more if I did. 

For lunch, a vietnamese baguette! All you need is a baguette spread with Veganese and loaded with pickled carrots and daikon, jalapenos and cilantro.
Pickled Daikon & Carrot

1 Large Mason Jar
Carrots
Daikon
Vinigar - fill jar about 3/4 full
2 Tbsp raw sugar
2 garlic cloves
1 tsp salt

Let this sit overnight at the least. The more days it sits in the refrigerator the better! I grew up eating pickled things and I love love love pickled daikon. It is a acquired taste. 


Thanks for hanging in there with me for my fun journey of this detox by the way. Love you guys!

8 comments:

  1. Your sub looks good - but I can't imagine eating that so soon off the cleanse! Right now, for me, the sauerkraut and pickles do sound really good. Looks like you've got a lot of good food on hand. Great job with the detox; I hope your sick feeling is completely gone!

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  2. Good job!

    That is a very organized shopping list! I love the look of the pickled daikon sub.

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  3. Haha, massive list. Congrats on making it through! You've definitely got me wanting to do it again soon. Are you going to try it again?
    Isn't it a weird feeling your first meal back thinking of all the options you have to eat?!
    I also recently saw a thing about pickled carrots, I may want to try that. Never had daikon before though.

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  4. Congrats on getting through it! I put my grocery list in order of how the store is laid out, too. It saves a lot of time!

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  5. Congratulations! How sweet of your husband for being so concerned and supportive along the way, kudos to him :)

    Nice list. It definitely helps us to plan meals beforehand. Kimchi has become a recent favorite.

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  6. I'm glad you made it through the cleanse okay!
    Your shopping list looks about like mine. I hate when my list gets real big....I spend way too much money.

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