Wild Rose Detox, Day 2: Is this detox for you?

Breakfast: Raspberry, soy milk and apple juice smoothie

Lunch: ‘Autumn salad’ with spinach, pumpkin, brussel sprouts and roast chicken in an olive oil, lemon and shallot dressing
Dinner: Another autumn salad (!) slightly modified by adding tomatoes and cajun-spiced chicken

Day 2 of the detox has been slightly more challenging that Day 1, and it leads me to recall some of difficulties involved! Even though this is not such a restrictive diet, it is quite difficult to maintain if you are not prepared. Tonight, I stared blankly at the supermarket shelves, waiting to be inspired about what I will eat tomorrow for lunch and dinner. You always have to be a couple of steps ahead, or else you risk falling off the wagon, or starving! Food can soon become quite boring when you eat the same thing for several meals in a row. Although it is certainly easier to cook up a large batch and eat it over 3-4 days, you will start to find it a bit tedious, and all of a sudden want something as crazy as a triple cheese meatlovers pizza, or something as simple as a slice of buttered toast with melted cheese. Yum… Continue reading