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The Juice Fast, Part 1

A few weeks ago my fiancé and I decided to try a juice fast for the first time.  This little endeavor was intentionally scheduled right before a nice vacation week.  We had a couple different reasons for trying this, from dropping a couple pounds, to cleansing, to rebooting our nutrition in advance of a little vaca-style food frolicking. Personally, I was also looking forward to kicking my morning coffee habit as well.

RIVeggies

We started our juicing adventure shopping for a grocery cart full of fruits and vegetables, including apples, carrots, lemons, oranges, strawberries, blueberries, pears, pineapples, mangos, celery, cucumbers, broccoli, kale, parsley, tomatoes, onion, ginger, kiwis, and red cabbage.  All told, we spent about $80, with the idea of juicing for two people for four days.  That math worked out pretty good as we would have just enough fruits and vegetables to get us to the finish line, spending just $10 per person per day.

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