juice fast plan: fruity beginnings

Shopping for Juice Fasting

I just looked back over my recent posts and realized that my posts have been a bit juice-heavy… perhaps I should create that separate, dedicated juice blog after all?!  I apologize to all of you who think fasting is absolutely bonkers, or are hanging out for new food recipes…

I’m not going to recreate a daily journal this time around (you can find the last one through the Wellness menu – select ‘Fasting’), but thought it might be helpful to create a few ‘juice fast plans’, i.e., shopping lists, for those of you who want to join one of my juicing adventures or simply want to do it by yourself sometime.  These will be based on three days of juice, with three liters per day, per person so increase per person as appropriate, and let me know if you routinely drink more than three liters in a day and I’ll try and work that out for you too : )

Click on the underlined names of the juices for the 1 liter recipes.

Day 1

Day 2

Day 3

Shopping List

1. Vegetables

  • Carrots – 71 (or approx 5.5lbs)
  • Celery stalks – 16  or ~2 full bunches (uncut) / ~4 bunches (cut and packaged, or without ends with leaves)
  • Beets – 6 without leaves, or with if you want to juice that goodness too
  • Cucumbers – 3
  • Kale -1.5 bunches
  • Baby spinach – 05.lbs
  • Red peppers (capsicum) – 1

2. Fruits

  • Green apples – 12
  • Lemons – 7
  • Lime – 0.5
  • Pink lady apples – 4
  • Oranges – 6
  • Pink grapefruit – 2
  • Strawberries (16oz punnets) – 2
  • Blueberries (small punnets) – 1
  • Tomatoes – 5

3. Herbs / Misc.

  • Fresh parsley – 2 large bunches, I like curly, but Italian is ok too
  • Fresh ginger – 1 hand, small or large depending on how you like your ginger ; )
  • Sunflower greens – 0.5
  • Fresh or pickled horseradish (whole not blended with filler)
  • Sea or Himalayan Salt
  • Fresh pepper
  • Cayenne pepper

Let me know if I’ve missed anything!


14 Comments on “juice fast plan: fruity beginnings

  1. Hi good morning I am new to your blog Are the recipes for the juices all under juice for the fast? Thanks for the motivation 1 nancy xo

    • Welcome Nancy! Great to have you join us : )

      Thanks for posting this question, I know you found them but I really appreciate feedback and it made me realize I could be more explicit in my instructions.

      Would love to know how you find the juice combos so don’t forget to come back and post : )

  2. I looked beyond my nose and got it sorry smile xo

    • Hi – I put the wrong link in, sorry. Should be ok now, or try searching for ‘breakfast juice’ in the search bar : )

  3. Congrats on your juice fast! I’m a Juice Cleansing Coach and can say with confidence that juice fasting/cleansing is one of the healthiest things one can do for their body, especially if you focus on having mostly vegetable/green juice. Have a great one!

    • Thanks for your note Courtney! I agree, loved my first long one in August and looking forward to starting again. Following your journey I’d fun too, thanks for sharing : ) As a side note, I’m envious of your job so might reach out to chat one day : )

  4. Thanks Sara I needed some inspiration for a different juice at the end of second day of juice fast. The green energizer juice was delicious. Will try the others over the coming days.

    • That makes me so happy!! Let me know how you find the others… and good luck! You inspired me to start tomorrow xx

    • Thanks Barbara! Happy it’s helpful. Stay tuned for more – and let me know if you have any special requests : )

  5. This is intense, good for you! eating raw can be so energizing though. check out this new post from niaterra that looks at the benefits of raw versus cooked foods!

  6. Thanks for the recipes. As a relative juicing newby, I am always looking for what helps, what but tastes good at the same time.

    • My pleasure Ashe! Juice and healthy food should ALWAYS be tasty. Mother nature is a wonderful provider of tastebud happiness : )

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