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    Adventures in the Green House: WE DID IT!

    Last week my family and I completed a 3 day whole foods cleanse.  We didn’t do any hard core juicing; just cut out all dairy, wheat products, sugars, and meat/flesh.  And technically drank nothing but water, fruits, and veggies. How did it go?  Well, we didn’t kill each other.  But to be clear, we could not have done it longer because I was consistently tired and cranky and just generally not nice. I started out with a menu, but we only followed the breakfast & snacks; we just always kept a bowl of fruit ready.  Mainly because we all felt like we were eating NON-STOP! We all liked different things, most…

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    Adventures in the Green House: The Whole Foods Cleanse

    My family and I were SUPPOSED to do a 3 day whole foods cleanse this week.  We decided to put it off 1 more week for several reasons, the main 1 being that we were not AT ALL prepared for what we were about to do to our bodies.  It’s not that it was going to be anything like those hard-core cleanses or juicing, but still we needed to ramp our bodies down from our regular everyday habits so we wouldn’t kill each other. So since we put it off a week, we (meaning I) decided to use this week to gradually get us used to JUST whole foods, beans, and… and nothing…