Feb 232016
 

Winter 3 Day Body Replenisher

antioxidant potassium BMD 3 day detox soup

Winter detoxing is a little different than a Spring detox. At this time of year your body is craving warmth which requires eating warmer foods and we are typically hungrier. However, when we eat more, we keep our bodies in a continual digesting mode which takes energy away from detoxing and other necessary functions and makes us more vulnerable to getting sick.

So how can we make the most of detoxing in the winter cooler months?

  1. Wear warmer clothing and wear socks as energy leaves through our extremities.
  2. Take hot showers or baths
  3. Have Infra-red sauna sessions
  4. Cozy up with a great book or herbal tea in front of the fire
  5. Trade in your cooler smoothies for warming broths and soups
  6. To further activate detoxification do hot/cold hydrotherapy. When you are in the shower do 1 minute hot to 30 seconds warm or cold for a few minutes. Have a hot tub? Get in and then out, in and out!!!
  7. Drink water at room temperature.
  8. Warm detox lemonade to start your day
  9. Include warming spices in your meals, cinnamon, cloves, ginger etc.
  10. Enjoy the Antioxidant-Potassium Broth and this 3 Day Winter Detox developed by Busy Mama Detox

 Three Day Winter Busy Mama Detox

Listen to your body and feed it when you are hungry. You decide how much food you need based on your activity level & your goals. See Food and the Chakras section at the end to further deepen your connection to your energy (vibration)…those reading the blog..please email me tanya@moveyourbody.ca  for your complimentary PDF copy including all recipes and chakra information.

 

Day One

Upon rising

Glass of room temperature water

Glass of warm detox lemonade

Mug of herbal tea

Breakfast

Chai Gingerbread Shake

Snack

Mug of herbal tea

Detox Lemonade

Lunch

Antioxidant-Potassium Broth

Snack

Mug of herbal tea

Dinner

Kale & Sweet Potato Warming Salad with Almond Sauce

Snack

Almond Turmeric Latte
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Oct 022014
 

Butternut Squash Pear Soup

Serves 6

butternut squash and pear for soupOh, the tasty vegetables and fruits of the fall blend lovely in this soup.  While the leaves are falling and the breeze is a little chillier, cozy up to this warming soup that takes little time to make!

 

3 tbsp olive oil or coconut oil

2 med leeks, white part only (3 cups) finely chopped

1 small butternut squash, peeled and cut into 1” pieces

3 Bartlett pears, peeled, cored and cut into 1” pieces

5 cups vegetable broth

1 14-oz can light coconut milk

1 tsp chopped thyme

 

  1. Heat oil in saucepan over medium/low heat. Add leeks and cook 10 minutes, stir often
  2. Add squash and pears and sauté 5 minutes.  Stir in veggie broth and bring to a boil.  Reduce heat and simmer 20 minutes or until squash is tender.
  3. Remove from heat.  Stir in coconut milk.
  4. Puree soup in batches until smooth (use food processor or immersion blender).  Add thyme.
  5. Season with salt and pepper and serve.
  6. ENJOY!!!

butternut squash soup

 

Tanya Morrison has been in the Health/Wellness and Fitness Field for over two decades.  She is the creator of the Busy Mama Detox which is a 12 week program that runs in January, April and September of each year. To find out more about this life changing program check out the testimonials and information at www.busymamadetox.com. Tanya also teaches many different classes at Move Your Body Studio in Bobcaygeon, www.moveyourbody.ca and has written Healthy Snacks for Kids, Get the Skinny on Skinny Jeans & Living Vibrantly with Raw Goodness – Your Guide to Juicing & Blending.  You can get your PDF copy here