Whether you're going for one more day of juice fasting, or if you are ready to ease your way out of this transformative cleansing experience - I wanted to offer you another tool to help keep you on track with your cleansing goals, and to help you get the most out of this week that … Continue reading Spring Cleanse Day 5: Gentle Yoga for Detoxification
At our Juicing & Smoothie party last Sunday, we got to make and taste this amazing and delicious green smoothie. When you've simplified your diet, and dedicated these two days to liquids - fresh juiced vegetables and fruit and broth - this smoothie becomes the highlight of your cleanse! We love it so much at … Continue reading Spring Cleanse Day 4: the BEST green smoothie!
If you've been following our cleanse and made it to day 3, I'm guessing you may be experiencing one or more of the following: headaches body aches fatigue irritability hot flashes chills inability to focus These symptoms are your body's response to the toxins freed from the nooks and crannies of your fat cells, gallbladder, … Continue reading Spring Cleanse Day 3: What’s for dinner?
This is shaping up to be the most delicious cleanse ever...who knew? There are so many myths about cleansing: you have to starve yourself, it's painful - even dangerous, you have to pay hundreds of dollars for a pre-packaged cleanse for it to really work, and some even believe it to be a drudgery. Our … Continue reading Spring Cleanse Day 2: What’s for lunch?
I'm a "middle-of-the-road" kinda cleanser. Which is really just my way of saying I hate fasting! So, when I'm cleansing I make sure to surround myself with plenty of super healthy, filling, and delicious options to keep me inspired (and to keep me from breaking down and going for those cookies in the back of … Continue reading Spring Cleanse Day 1: What’s for breakfast?
Our Spring Cleanse 2018 starts in 5 days - are you prepared? Use this checklist to make sure you get the most out of your dedicated time for gentle self-renewal: 1. Set your intention - intention is seriously the #1 thing that keeps me going through a cleanse! The first few days, especially, can be … Continue reading How to prepare for your cleanse
Yup, you read that right: you can give your body a beautiful, enjoyable and much needed seasonal tune-up for free. In fact, you can do this anytime you feel run down, lethargic, or out of sorts. All it takes is a little common sense, and a temporary shift in priorities. First off, though, we need … Continue reading How to do a Spring Cleanse without spending a penny
10. You have "mystery" symptoms like chronic fatigue, wandering pain, poor digestion/assimilation, poor focus or mental concentration, irritability, nerve pain or damage, metabolism too fast or too slow, fainting spells and dizziness. Symptom pictures that regular doctor's don't understand often come from underlying inflammation and chronic stress. Don't ignore these symptoms just because your doctor … Continue reading top 10 reasons to do a Spring Cleanse
This is our fifth year of hosting our annual Spring Cleanse! So, what is it, anyway? Our Spring Cleanse is presented in two different formats - online, and in-person - at three different levels: gentle, intermediate, and deep/advanced. Here at the Homestead, we believe in HOLISTIC cleansing - honoring the needs of the body and … Continue reading What is this Spring Cleanse, anyway?
Somewhere in the middle of your cleanse, consider taking a day to fast. Fasting can mean a lot of different things - some fast on water only, others have no intake at all, a fast can even be totally eschewing "screen time" or talking for a day. I've always been terrible at fasting. It may … Continue reading Yay! Green Smoothies!