Fast and furious.

Fast and furious.

centerimg src="http://pakupaku.info/twitter.png" //centerI always get into the best adventures with my friend, Kim, and today is no exception. We dusted off and voraciously washed the deserted juicer that was languishing in her basement for the last nine years (a nice relic from the former owners, her grandparents-in-law) and put it to task.  It's just a simple Juiceman, but it seems to be serving us just fine--even with some tough greens.br /br /div style="text-align: center;"table align="center" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" class="tr-caption-container" style="margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto; text-align: center;"tbodytrtd style="text-align: center;"img height="467" src="http://pakupaku.info/blogger/juicefast.jpg" style="border: 5px dashed rgb(153, 153, 0); margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto; padding: 20px 20px 70px;" width="623" //td/trtrtd class="tr-caption" style="text-align: center;"Top row from left: C.A.R. (apple, beet, carrot, ginger lemon), Cashew Milk (cashews, water, agave and cinnamon), P.A.M. (pineapple, apple, mint).   Bottom row from left:  green juice (celery, cucumber, apple, kale, parsley, spinach, lemon and romaine) and spicy lemonade (lemon, water, agave and cayenne)./tdtd class="tr-caption" style="text-align: center;"br //tdtd class="tr-caption" style="text-align: center;"  /tdtd class="tr-caption" style="text-align: center;"br //td/tr/tbody/table/divWe're following a a href="http://homefitnessmanual.com/diet-tips/hacking-the-blueprint-cleanse-how-to-get-the-same-results-but-at-half-the-cost/"copycat version/a of the Blueprint Cleanse, and the cost is not totally insane--the three day total for each of us is about $45.  The Blueprint seems totally do-able for us, since it's a short fast, and we get to drink a wide variety of interesting bevies, each packing in different nutrients, plus finish each day off with a big jug of cashew milk to get our needed fat and calories.  So far, the juices have all been delicious--especially the pineapple-cuke-mint, but I'm sure finishing up with what is basically a big creamy horchata will seal the deal for me.  Cashews, cinnamon and agave?  Yes.br /br /div style="text-align: center;"img height="467" src="http://pakupaku.info/blogger/juicefastthree.jpg" style="border: 5px dashed #999900; padding: 20px 20px 70px;" width="623" //divbr /We juiced, blended and squeezed our hearts out this morning, to make everything we need for today, and we'll do the same each morning for the next three days.  Our goal is to drink six 16oz beverages every two hours throughout the day starting with a green juice followed by pineapple mint (we added cucumber to ours to stretch it out a bit), more green, spicy lemonade a-la Master Cleanse, carrot-beet and then the nut milk.  Check out the link to see the specifics for each juice.br /br /xobr /kittee

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