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Thinking about doing a 21 day detox? With most detoxes, sticking with 21 days is a challenge. But we have 5 great tips for you to make sure you successfully and safely complete a 21 day detox.
For so long, I’ve felt bloated, clouded and discouraged by the feeling that I’m not reaching my health goals because of constant cravings. Doing Chef V’s 21 Day Cleanse has helped me realize that I am what I consume and all the sugary things advertised as “healthy” or “clean” isn’t as they seem. I cut out processed foods, dairy, and gluten and noticed the physical difference.
I think that it’s good for most people to have a little animal protein every now and then. Especially cold-water oily fish rich in omega-3s like salmon. If you do eat salmon, here’s one of my favorite entrees from my cookbook, Making Cleansing Easier: Ginger Glazed Salmon & Bok Choy. – Veronica
Little ones will love these frozen summer Red White and Blue Popsicle treats. Use coconut yogurt, fresh fruit, and natural non-sucrose sweeteners to make them happy without making them wild with the sugar crazies! - Veronica
My Ranch Dressing is creamy and cool, and easy to make in minutes. It uses my cashew based Raw Mayonnaise as its base, and is luscious on salads, tacos, and as a dip with my Buffalo Cauliflower. No egg or dairy, use it thick as a dip or add vinegar and make a refreshing dressing for salads. If you need a dip for crudités at a party, try my easy, healthy version of Ranch Dressing. - Veronica
When you want a crowd pleasing appetizer that everyone will eat, my Buffalo Cauliflower recipe fits the bill. These are mega-tasty and healthy too, without guilty calories and bad-for-you animal fat. Buffalo Cauliflower bites go with summer parties, football games, and anytime you want some cauliflower that's fun. - Veronica
Sometimes you just need a luscious rich tasting spread - so I created this cashew-based mayo. Way to prepare, you can use it in dressings, dips, on a sandwich, anywhere you want that mayonnaise experience - only healthier. - Veronica
Here's my healthy Pasta Salad, using brown rice pasta, your choice of veggies and my raw cashew mayo to sauce. Enjoy! - Veronica
The benefits of Green Drink for skin can have much more of an impact than a cosmetic procedure like a facial. After all, facials and other beauty care methods are only, well, skin deep. But green drinks can benefit your skin from the inside out. Chef V explains….
Nikki's 5 Day Cleanse success! Nikki (Nikki Nurtures blog) recently challenged herself to a Chef V 5 Day Cleanse. She says: “A hardcore reset! I’m going to do a juice cleanse”! It’ll help with inflammation, kickstart my metabolism again, and help me stop craving sugar. This sounds fucking amazing! Yessss, let’s do it! Detoxify meeeeee!!!
Jill Ramirez is an inspiration to me – a woman who struggled with exhaustion and worry until she was finally diagnosed with Lyme Disease. Taking strong and positive steps, she is conquering Lyme and advocating for fellow survivors and for more research and wider awareness.
Intermittent fasting might sound like a desperate weight loss starvation protocol to some, but it’s quite the opposite. In fact, you can eat until your belly’s content and still lose weight—but only within a specific window of time.