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Saturday, April 14, 2012

Juice Fast!

   Today I started my juice fast.  The idea came at the urging of my son.  He saw a film on Netflix's and encouraged me to watch as well.  It is called Sick, Fat and Nearly Dead, more information on the film can be found here: 
   I purchased a Breville juicer as recommended in the film, it is wonderful, easy to clean. It arrived just before Dave came home for his two week visit from China.  I didn't want to start the diet with Dave home and all the wedding activities as I thought it would be a recipe for failure.  So, first thing this morning, Liz and I were busy selecting what would go in our juice this morning.  Our recipe is as follows, 2 apples, two oranges, 1 grapefruit, a handful of strawberries and 2 bananas.  While I juiced the fruit, Liz crushed the ice in our handy Ninja blender. The results is a wonderful very refreshing juice! Liz took a GNC shaker cup off to school with her as well as another dose for her lunch. I am currently enjoying a refreshing glass of juice as I write this entry.  I was surprised at how quick and easy it was to clean up the juicer.  Further, I was amazed at how dry the leftovers were. If all the juices taste this yummy I am excited!

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