Day 3 of My Desi Detox

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April 19, 2016


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Today is a Fruit-Veg Combo Day!
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Day 3 started with a quick salad which I ate at ‘Panera Bread’. I had them make me a salad with lettuce, tomatoes, Avacado and some dry apple chips with just lemon juice as dressing.
Unfortunately, I had to deviate a little from the diet, as they also added a little pecans and a tsp of Gorgonzola cheese….but the end result was a light crunchy delicious salad.
Late afternoon, I had a cup of tomato soup and a large orange.
Dinner was a big plate-full of roasted Brussels sprouts and a large fruit salad of kiwi, pomegranate, papaya and oranges.

By end of day three, I feel a little fed up of vegetable and fruit salads.
I long for Day 4 which will let me enjoy Dairy…in the form of milk and yoghurt. 🙂

Previous account of Day 3 Detox
ROUND 2
I started the day with a bowl of chatpati fruit chaat and Ayurvedic spice tea.
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Lunch was guacamole n chips in their healthy avatar, where firm juicy tomatoes replace fried tortilla chips….one of my fav!
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Along with a bowl of sweet pomegranate.
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Dinner was a big bowl of Roasted Butternut Squash Soup.
This soup eats like a meal and is extremely filling!
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For snacking I roasted on a batch of spicy fennel flavored pumpkin seeds…that served as a nice distraction from other food cravings!
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Throughout the day. I continued to sip warm comforting Ayurvedic tea….which soothed my nerves and kept me focused on the detox. 🙂

ROUND 1
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Started Day 3 off with a big bowl of sweet juicy Papaya.
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This was followed by an early lunch of watermelon pizza, which was such fun to make n eat! 🙂 Late afternoon hunger pangs were fixed by a bowl of hot tomato soup.
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Evening meal was my Quick Detox Stir fry Vegetables…had one small bowlful before my swim workout and one after.
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Dessert was a big bowl of sweet strawberries and blueberries!
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This is the hardest day for me, as by the end of the third day… I get slightly fed up of eating only fruit and vegetables. However spending a little time & thought in creating interesting food, keeps me afloat! 🙂
From tomorrow, we bring dairy into the diet making the Punjabi in me go….Hurrrah!!

Preparations for the days ahead…
Moong dal soaked for sprouts is growing nicely…
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Also soaked some Chickpeas/Chana and Kidney beans/Rajmah for day 5 and 6 when protein enters the diet.
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Day-to-Day Detox
About Detoxing…My Desi Way!
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Day 1
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Day 2
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Day 3
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Day 4
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Day 5
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2 comments on “Day 3 of My Desi Detox

  1. November 17, 2015 Neha Hindlekar

    Simply wow… Hats off to you. You’re an inspiration to many 🙂

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  2. April 20, 2016 Tejaswini

    Following your detox diet.,.its amazing…thank you very much for desi version. I am not able to see the DAY 4 recipes in advance…so that I can do some preparations in advance….its diverted to a error page if I do so… Hope you will kindly look into it… Thanks

    Reply

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