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A Few Recipes to Get you Started

The Seven-Day Total Cleanse advocates drinking color-coded juices to ensure you get all the nutrients your body needs to cleanse, renew and refresh. If you’re thinking of trying a detox, here are three recipes to get you started.

Red Juice

A great start to any cleanse.

5 carrots

1 medium beet

1 medium parsnip

1-inch piece of gingerroot

1 lemon, juice only

Pinch of sea salt

Push vegetables and gingerroot through a juicer or blender and stir in lemon juice and salt.


Green Juice

Boost your heart health.

1 cup chopped collard greens

½ cup kale

½ cup dandelion greens

½ cup beet greens

3 stalks celery

3 green apples

1 lemon, peeled

1-inch piece of gingerroot

Put greens through juicer, followed by celery, apples, lemon and gingerroot. Mix and enjoy.


Blue Juice

Calm yourself.

3 stalks celery

1 small lemon, peeled

1 small grapefruit, peeled

1-inch piece of gingerroot

1 pint blueberries

Put celery, lemon, grapefruit and ginger through juicer. Combine juice mixture with blueberries in a blender.


Meet our Expert

Mary McGuire Wien is the author of the Seven-Day Total Cleanse. She is an acclaimed Pilates and yoga teacher and found of the American Yogini Retreat in the Hamptons.