16 responses

  1. Julia
    October 13, 2011

    So, by 1 cup of coffee, dot hey mean 8 ounces? B/c I’d for sure try and fit about 20 ounces into the biggest flippin cup I could find to justify only have 1 cup. I’m interested to see some of the foods you’ll be eating. Although, I have a feeling they’re similar to lots I already eat, still, ideas are always helpful!
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    • Elizabeth
      October 13, 2011

      It says one cup…but my daily cup is 16oz…so screw em! I ain’t giving it up!

  2. Heather | Farmgirl Gourmet
    October 13, 2011

    Looks great Elizabeth! I have an acorn squash that’s been calling my name to do something with it, this looks like the ticket. Good luck with the cleanse. I’m off to check out the link. :)
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  3. Anita Menon
    October 13, 2011

    Is this diet really healthy? Hope it won’t lead to any imbalances.
    The salad some flavourful and hearty.

    All the best !

    • Elizabeth
      October 13, 2011

      I think because it’s only for a week and it’s not too much of a stretch (besides salt, sugar, alcohol and caffeine) it should be fine.

  4. Jenny
    October 13, 2011

    Had to comment, cleanse diets are one of my Nutr profs pet peeves (long rants..), but I have another prof who doesn’t think they’re all that dangerous (though probably not beneficial). With no sodium and losing potassium through urine, make sure if you feel dizzy or like you are thinking “through a fog”, that can be dangerous if you have an underlying heart condition (because sodium and potassium are integral to nerve function), that’s 2 cents from a McGill prof haha! Good luck, salad looks great :)

    • Elizabeth
      October 14, 2011

      I was wondering about the lack of sodium….I know it is essential to our health. And it’s just plain delicious. Hmmm….now I want to have salt!

    • Jill @ A Cook’s Nook
      October 18, 2011

      I did one of these last year, and will likely not do another. The “foggy” feeling that you mentioned, nagged me and for an entire week I didn’t feel like I could function properly. I hadn’t considered the sodium issue- thanks for the insight!
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  5. Jen @ My Kitchen Addiction
    October 14, 2011

    I’ll be interested to hear more about the cleanse and what you think of it after the fact. I’ve been thinking of something like that lately! And, the salad looks lovely… Love the colors!
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  6. foodie @ Tasting Spot
    October 14, 2011

    the salad looks great… not so sure about the diet… but will check back to see how things are going

  7. Brian @ A Thought For Food
    October 16, 2011

    What a beautiful, fall dish! For me, it’s the dressing that gives this such life with its bright flavors.
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  8. bellini
    October 16, 2011

    I have had a cold so my body is craving and healthy and fresh foods. This meets all of my needs!

  9. Paula
    October 16, 2011

    This is a beautiful salad. I’m not one to do a *cleanse diet* but still would be curious to see what exactly you are permitted to eat.
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  10. norma
    October 20, 2011

    As my husband tells me all the time “there is never enought salt”. When I get back home I am following you on this cleansing.
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