Juice Fast Commonly Asked Questions

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I am currently doing a Juice fast, I have done them before and I always get wonderful results. But if you are new to juice fasting and you are planning on joining me as I host a 3 Day Juice Fast Reboot Aug 4-6th then you may have some questions. This blog post is an attempt to answer those questions and help you prepare mentally before you undergo your reboot!

Q: Do I have to own a juicer?

A: No, if you have a high powered blender such as a Vita mix, blend Tech, Ninja, Magic Bullet or another then you will be good to go!

Q: How will I know what to buy and what to juice together for optimal nutrition?

A: I will be taking all of the guess work out of this experience for you, I will tell you exactly what to buy (via lists) and how much you will need to get you all the way through your 3 day juice “feast” I will also tell you what to juice together and what to avoid for certain health conditions (such as thyroid issues) to make sure you get the most optimal nutrition for your body.

Q: Is it hard to make the juice?

A: No, if you are capable of rinsing and chopping veggies and running them through a machine, then… you got this!

Q: How much weight will I lose?

A: It really depends on a lot of variables, such as how much weight you need to release, how toxic your system is, how closely you stick to the fast etc… But look at the weight loss as an added benefit and the improvements to your health, immune system and wellness as first priority.

Q: What if I get hungry or want to give up?

A: You might experience some hunger during your juice fast, if you get hungry, drink more juice 🙂 If you feel like you want to give up… Don’t! 3 days will pass quicker than you think! This is one reason I have created this to be a group experience complete with private Facebook group, this is where you go to get encouragement and support, even if you feel like throwing in the towel midway through, I encourage you to stick it out to get the full benefit!

Q:Will you help me know what to eat when the fast is over so I don’t “undue” all the good I’ve done on the fast?

A: Yes! As part of this 3 Day Juice fast I will be supplying you with a special sheet full of suggestions and ideas to help you ease back into the real world with real food after your 3 day fast is complete.

Q: How often should I juice fast?

A: This is really up to you, I see nothing wrong with juice fasting as often as one or two days per week, you may want to try to do a juice fast once per month or once every few months, there is no correct amount. Fasting with the aid of organic juice is a wonderful way to improve the bodies own healing mechanisms and correct imbalances. It is also a great way to release excess weight and detox and cleanse the system from the inside out. Using organic juice to cleanse the system is a great preventative medicine and can also be used as alternative medicine if sickness is already present. “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food” Hippocrates

 

I hope that I have helped answer some of your questions and concerns regarding juice fasting, it would be my privilege to walk along side you as you work on improving your health! More questions? Contact me today! Ready to get started? You can reserve your spot in the “3 DAy Juice Fast Reboot”  today!! Registration will be open until Aug 3 2014 and all of your printable lists and materials will be e-mailed directly to your inbox by Aug 1 2014! 

Raw Chia Seed and Oat Cookie Dough Balls

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AH-MAZING! These cookies dough balls taste like butterfingers and those were one of my favorites when I was growing up! The kids and I made these little delights as part of our homeschool nutrition class today, and it was impromptu, really it was the kids idea to make a “healthy treat” so we did! I love that about homeschool! We googled some ideas, took advantage of what we had in the cupboard and came up with totally raw, yummy and nutritious little snack! And we have decided it is a blog worthy recipe!  So without further ado here is what you will need for these little yummies 🙂

  • 1/4 cup natural no sugar added peanut butter (we used chunky)
  • 1/4 cup raw almond butter (also chunky)
  • 1/4 cup raw honey
  • 2 tsp no alcohol vanilla
  • 1 1/4 cup raw gluten free oats
  • 3/4 cup shredded no sugar added natural shredded coconut
  • 1/4 cup raw chia seeds
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup chopped dark chocolate (72% or higher)
  • a pinch of sea salt

Mix all ingredients in a medium sized mixing bowl, until well combined, then with clean hands 😀 take the mixture  and roll them into 1″ balls until all the mixture has been used, place them on a plate and stick them in the fridge for about 30 minutes before devouring! This makes about 20 balls…Enjoy!

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Victoria and the Ah-mazing “butterfinger” balls (aka Chia and Oat Cookie Dough Balls)