Post Thanksgiving 1-Day Detox

Feeling stuffed after your turkey feast?! Try this 1-day detox to get back on track. FIRST THING and sip throughout the day too (Make night before) Ginger, Lemon & Mint Water  Ingredients: 1.5 liters of filtered water 2 thumbnail sized ginger root (peel and slice, mince or shred) 2 organic lemons handful of fresh mint Directions: Wash produce well Remove rind from one lemon, slice and add to water. Squeeze the juice from the the other lemon. Add ginger and mint Stir and let infuse over night in the fridge Pour a glass first thing in the morning By 9…

Strategic Indulging this Thanksgiving

img_0475 You know the cranberry sauce that slurps out of the can with the ring indents around it? That was my fave as a kid. I heaped it on my plate. I now know why I did that, one quarter cup has the same amount of sugar as half a cup of vanilla ice cream. I was eating dessert with my turkey. The sweetener added into that can of cran is high-fructose corn syrup. The increase in this ingredient in many packaged foods has also increased obesity rates over the years. I also loved  the stuffing, mashed potatoes and a big…