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Spring Cleanse Day 1: What’s for breakfast?

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…

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How to prepare for your cleanse

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…

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Yay! Green Smoothies!

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…

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If you do just ONE thing to cleanse this Spring…

Start drinking Apple Cider Vinegar! But not just any Apple Cider Vinegar will do. While there are a few reputable sources on the market, none hold a candle to Bragg’s Raw & Unfiltered Apple Cider Vinegar with “The Mother” –…

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Do I need to cleanse? Take this quiz to find out

So you want to do a cleanse…but where to start? The simple answer is: Right where you are. Start by taking a quick lifestyle assessment: Do you smoke tobacco/vape/marijuana regularly? Do you drink alcohol? Do you drink caffeine? Is your…

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Online Spring Cleanse: How does it work?

Some of us are familiar with the “cleanse-in-a-box” that you see at heath food stores. Often, these pre-fab, one-size-fits-all cleanses are marketed to help with specific ailments – candida, parasites, liver/gallbladder, etc. and are fairly pricey. 

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2 days left to register for Spring Into Health! Spring Cleanse 2017

I have never been really great at cleansing…if I last 3 days without coffee, it’s a miracle. Also, cleansing tends to dig out the toxins that are stored deep in the nooks and crannies of the body, and when those…

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Cleansing is more than green smoothies…

When you think about “Spring Cleansing” what typically comes to mind is a harsh dietary regimen of green smoothies, fiber drinks, sour vinegar, and some kind of strange concoction with cayenne pepper and lemon juice. But here at the Homestead,…

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Clean Livin’ for your Spring Cleanse

Spring is here! Are you cleansing? Our bodies naturally accumulate toxins and waste by-products during the slow, and sedentary winter months. Now is the time to give your body a fresh start on the year by cleaning out the nooks…

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Meet the Board: Melissa Freeman

I am thrilled to announce our founding Board of Directors is now complete! Please welcome Melissa Freeman, of Nederland, Colorado to The Holistic Homestead…and make sure you are following this blog (just click the little blue + sign at the…

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