Approved Foods to Enjoy
Fruit: Whole fruits, unsweetened, frozen or water-packed, fresh squeezed juices
(Acai Berries, Apple, Apricot , Blackberry, Blueberry, Cantaloupe, Cherry, Coconut, Dates, Figs , Huckleberry, Kiwi, Kumquat, Lemon, Lime, Loganberry, Mango, Melon [Honeydew / other], Mulberry, Nectarine, Papaya, Peach, Pear, Pineapple, Persimmons, Pomegranate, Prune, Raspberry, Watermelon)
Note : All fruits are preferred to be fresh and organic as well as local and in season whenever possible. Dried fruits are okay in moderation but be aware that they are still very high in sugars (albeit natural sugars). You can also reconstitute them by soaking in water to add moisture content back in which will cut down on their often constipating effects.
Dairy Substitutions: Coconut milk, unsweetened nut milk such as Almond, Brazil Nut and Hazelnut milk, Hemp Seed milk and Rice (whole grain, brown rice)
Please Note: Rice milk is the most processed of the dairy substitutes and often sweetened. Other dairy substitutes are preferred.
Grains: Amaranth, Buckwheat, Millet, Quinoa, Rice: (brown, red, black, wild), Teff, Tapioca
Animal Protein: (Cold water, wild caught ocean fish): Anchovies, Cod, Haddock, Hake, Halibut, Mackerel, Ocean Char, Pollack, Sardines, Sole, Trout, Tuna, Wild Pacific Salmon, Striped Bass; (Wild Pasture Raised Game): Bison, Buffalo, Chicken, Duck, Elk, Lamb or Goat, Pheasant, Quail, Rabbit, Turkey, Venison
Plant-based Proteins: Hemp, Pea or Brown Rice proteins, Legumes, and Beans [Cannelini, Chickpeas ( Garbanzos) , Chinese Long bean, Black, Black-eyed Peas, Fava, Kidney, Lima, Mung, etc. EXCEPT Soy). Lentils (brown, red, green, yellow, French), Split peas, bee pollen, spirulina, and blue-green algae
Nuts and Seeds: Almond, Brazil Nut, Cashew, Chia, Hazelnut, Hemp, Nut and Seed butters, Macadamia Nuts, Pecan, Pine nut, Pistachios, Pumpkin, Sesame, Sunflower, Flax, Poppy, Walnut
Vegetables: Preferably fresh, raw, steamed, sautéed, juiced, roasted
(Artichoke, Arugula, Asparagus, Avocado, Bamboo shoots, Beet & beet greens, Bok Choy, Broccoflower, Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage, Carrot, Cauliflower, Celery, Chicory, Chive, Cucumber, Daikon radish, Dandelion, Endive, Jicama, Kale, Kohlrabi, Leek, Lettuce, Mushrooms, Okra, Olives [rinse well], Onion, Parsnip, Pickle*, Radish, Ramp, Red leaf chicory, Rutabaga, Snow peas, Spinach, Sprouts [all], Squash: winter & summer, Swiss chard, Sweet potato, Taro, Turnip, Watercress, Yams, Yucca and Zucchini.
Bread & Baking: Baking soda, Baking powder (non-aluminum), Quinoa flakes, Rice bran, Arrowroot powder, agar agar
Flours: Amaranth, Almond, Brown Rice, Coconut, Chestnut, Garbanzo Bean, Millet, Sorghum, Tapioca, Teff
Oils: Almond, Coconut, Cold-pressed Olive, Flax, Hazelnut, Macadamia, Palm, Pumpkin, Safflower, Sesame, Sunflower, Truffle, Walnut
Note: Please make sure oils are unrefined, extra virgin, non-GMO, organic, cold-pressed, etc. (especially in food that you aren’t preparing, yourself!)
Beverages: Coconut water, Filtered Water, Green tea, Herbal teas, Kombucha (unsweetened), Natural Mineral Water (sparingly - best to avoid), Spring Water, Twig tea, White tea, Yerba Maté
Sweeteners: Stevia, Coconut Nectar, Yacon, Whole/Fresh Fruit, Dried Fruit (sparingly), Monk Fruit, Dates (sparingly)
Condiments: All spices, Coconut Amino Acids, Fish Sauce (sugar-free), Garlic, Ginger, Miso, Mustard, Nama Shoyu, Nutritional Yeast, Oregano, Parsley, Raw Cacao, Rosemary, Sea Salt, Tamari (Wheat-free only), Thyme, Turmeric, Vinegar (Apple cider, Balsamic, Coconut, Red wine , Rice, Tarragon, Ume plum), Whole Fruit Jam or Jelly (sugar-free),
Spices: Allspice, Anise, Basil, Bay leaf, Caraway seeds, Cardamom, Carob, Celery seeds, Cinnamon, Clove, Coriander, Cumin, Dandelion, Dill, Dry mustard, Fennel, Garlic, Ginger, Mint, Nutmeg, Oregano, Parsley, Raw Chocolate (sugar- & dairy-free), Rosemary, Saffron, Sage, Salt-free herbal blends, Savory, Sea salt, Stone-ground Mustard (watch for added sugar), Tamarind, Tarragon, Thyme, Turmeric, Vanilla extract (pure),
Sea Vegetables/Seaweed: Arame, Dulse, Hijiki, Kelp, Wakame
Noodles/Pasta: Brown rice pasta, 100% Buckwheat noodles, Glass Noodles, Kelp noodles, Mung Bean (Thread) Noodles, Shirataki Noodles (*soy free)
Other: (only to be used sparingly!) Wheat grass, Puffed brown rice, Puffed millet, brown rice cakes (try to stay away from processed brown rice products)
*NOTE* - even if a food is listed here, you should still always check the ingredient labels for other ingredients that are not included on the Cleanse Diet!