Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free Detox Watercress & Sweet Potato Soup

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Watercress and sweet potato are both awesome ingredients. Packed with nutrients and bursting with flavour, they are brilliant – and here they combine together to make a truly delicious soup. There’s the sweet earthiness of the sweet potato and then the peppery, vibrant watercress with cleansing properties. Because of their nutritional qualities, this is a…

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Dairy-Free Berry, Acai & Chia Smoothie

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Post-detox – and I have a plan for keeping the weight off and making sure I carry on eating a nutrient-dense diet. The first and easiest thing is to continue having juices/smoothies for breakfast. I’ve always loved doing this but I’d slipped out of the routine. Firmly back into it now, though! This recipe showcases…

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Arise & Shine Detox and Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free Steamed Veggies

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I’m now in week 3 of the 4-week Cleanse 28 from Arise & Shine – the Power Phase. Peter says I look glowing (yay!) and I’ve now lost a total of 5½ kilos. I’m finding that I’m full of energy – and definitely more clear-thinking. When I get tired at the end of the day,…

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Arise & Shine Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free Alkalizing Vegetable Mineral Broth

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Onto week 2 of the 4-week Cleanse 28 from Arise & Shine – the Gentle Phase… Week 1 – the Mild Phase – has been easier than I anticipated (although I’m conscious that it’s referred to as Baby steps by the company!) I started getting some cleansing reactions on day 4, but they have been…

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Arise & Shine Detox – and Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free Steam-Fried Veggies

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This weekend I started the 28-day Arise & Shine Cleanse. I’ve done this one before – about 10 years ago – and I remember vividly how incredibly powerful it was. It’s certainly not an easy detox to embark on, or carry through with. But it delivered incredible results for me the first time, so I’m…

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Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free Vegetable Tonic Juice

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This is a brilliant juice, again from Christine Bailey’s Juice Diet. Utterly jammed with protective antioxidants, this is surprisingly delicious – tasting slightly like a juice-version of a gazpacho, with the garlic and tomatoes. You can buy tomato or vegetables juices ready-made in health food shops but this is so simple to make and miles…

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Gluten-free & Dairy-Free Cucumber, Celery, Apple & Mango Detox Juice

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With Christmas, New Year and my birthday over for another year, it’s time to do some detoxing. (Especially as I was out drinking and dancing last night until 3am!) So I’ve started this morning with this Mango Detox Juice from a book by Christine Bailey called The Juice Diet which DBP has just published. It’s…

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Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free Detox Persian Rice with Tomato & Saffron Sauce

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It’s the 2nd weekend of my detox and it’s all going well! I’ve just made a lovely recipe from Max Tomlinson’s book, Clean Up Your Diet. Doing a detox is tough – there’s no getting around that. But there are so many benefits, including the fact that you find that you really appreciate the tastes,…

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