**Please do not attempt to do this without consulting and getting guidance with your doctor/health care professional first** (that’s just the responsible yoga teacher in me speaking)
THE ALKALINE CLEANSING DIET
Beans (soaked & cooked): Aduki, Mung
Nuts & Seeds (sprouted only): Almonds, Fenugreek, Radish, Red clover, Sunflower
Grains (soaked & cooked): Amaranth, Buckwheat, Millet, Quinoa
Oil: Flax oil, Olive oil
Sprouted Greens: Buckwheat, Barley, Sunflower, Wheat
Vegetables: Steamed, Boiled, or Water Sauteed only. No salt/pepper or any seasonings. A little drizzle of Olive oil ok after veggies are cooked. Beets & greens, Broccoli, Burdock, Cabbage (all), Carrot, Cauliflower, Celery, Chives, Collards, Cucumber, Eggplant, Endive, Escarole, Fennel, Green bean, Kale, Kelp, Kohlrabi, Leek, Lettuce, Mustard greens, Mushrooms, Okra, Onion, Parsley, Peas (fresh), Pepper (green), Radish, Rutabaga, Spinach, Summer Squash, Swiss Chard, Tomato, Turnip & greens, Watercrest, Zucchini, Seaweeds (any kind)
Fruits: Apple, Apricot, Blackberry, Cantaloupe, Cherry, Figs (fresh), Grape, Grapefruit, Huckleberry, Kumquat, Lemon, Lime, Mango, Melons (all), Nectarine, Orange, Papaya, Pear, Peach, Pineapple, Pomegranate, Raspberry, Strawberry, Tangerine, Watermelon
Place the following ingredients in a blender:
1 small piece of fresh ginger, 1 small piece of fresh garlic, 1/2 lemon, orange and/or grapefruit (remove rind from citrus, but include white inner peel), 1/2 cup of warm water, 1-3 Tbls of olive oil or flax oil
Liquify and drink immediately.
TEA FOR ALKALINE CLEANSING DIET
1 TBLS fennel seed, 1 TBLS flax seed, 1 TBLS fennugreek seed, 1 TBLS licorice root, 1TBLS burdock root (optional for a more cleansing effect), 1/2 TBLS fresh ginger root
Simmer 30-45 minutes in 1 quart of water. Drink 4-8 ounces. Wait 1 hour before eating.