3 day detox

Teresa Marie’s 3 Day Detox My Retox

Whether you need to detox your retox, slim down for an event or just hit the reset button, my 3 day detox will help!

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I created this plan well over a year because I frequently find myself in one of the three scenarios I just mentioned about once a month and short detoxes are a great way to get back on track, quick! But I’m a marathon runner, so I can’t take the nutrient deficiency that comes with most traditional juices cleanses (some are as low as 600 calories a day with no protein or fiber). While a traditional detox leaves you feeling great, the process of getting there can be painful, and for me, too disruptive to my training schedule.

As it turns out, I’m not the only one who likes to detox but also still maintain my energy.

I had friends and clients try the plan and the results are awesome! From feeling great, to dropping pounds to ab selfies that make your jaw drop. I’m onto something with this plan, so I created a detailed resource guide, tracker, grocery list, coaching series, and beautifully designed recipe guide with more than enough delicious juice, soup and smoothies for you. The entire system is just $19 and will  support you through your detox and get you ready to strut your stuff and feel great! Get it now, or read on for more details…

These before and after pics are a bit more than I've shared in the past, and I'm not sure which is more alarming -- ha ha
These before and after pics are a bit more than I’ve shared in the past, and I’m not sure which is more alarming — ha ha

A little insight into my detox philosophy…

I don’t normally write about fast or quick weight loss, mostly because I don’t believe in it. Real weight loss is ultimately a simple mathematical equation and it takes time to see the pounds peel off for good (remember, it took some time to put then on too, right?). Anything much more than 1-2 pounds per week or 1% of your body weight is likely not fat loss. But you know what? Sometimes life i toxic! Cocktails and cookies add up and they leave a residue that makes you feel fluffy and icky — maybe even “fat.” So when I got on the scale Monday morning and saw a number I hadn’t seen all year, I decided it was time for some fast action.

What makes this 3 Day Detox Different?

As I mentioned earlier, I am not really a fan of simple juice cleanses because I get way too hungry and I have a hard time working out or I get way too space cadet-y, which makes it hard to work. So I decided to do a little twist on the traditional juicing detox. In addition to fresh juice, I decided to add smoothies for protein and roasted vegetable soups for fiber and satiation. And of course, liters and liters of water and some dieters tea to move everything through. The plan not only includes delicious recipes, but also detailed instructions, a nifty tracker, easy grocery guide and daily email coaching so you have an idea of what to expect.

3 day detox

Teresa Marie’s 3 Day Detox Experience

Every time I do this 3 day detox, it’s a different experience, but ultimately I lose weight, feel great and always simplicity of not having to think about or prepare food. Not to mention, less dishes to wash. Day one is always the easiest, day two the hardest, day three you see the light at the end of the tunnel and day 4, you may not even want it to end. It’s that great. 

Teresa Marie’s 3 Day Detox Results

The first time I did this plan, I literally lost 7 lbs, and I don’t weigh all that much to begin with. On average I lose about 4 pounds, and about two of them will come back on shortly after the detox is over. But you still come out way ahead for very little effort and the feeling you have on the morning of day 4, makes it all worth it!  It’s a quick and simple way to obliterate a temporary lifestyle retox and get back on track in a matter of days. Over the past year, more and more people have tried this plan with similar results. My friend over at There D Goes took the time to document her entire 3 day detox experience Here is one of my most favorite quotes ever from a client who followed this plan…

What witchcraft is this??????? Who cares! Felt great. Thank you for the guidance and support!

And here is one from a client that I just love because traditional detoxes tend to fail at teaching you any healthier habits or deliver benefits that last beyond the term of the detox. I absolutely love how this gal will have better habits moving forward after she did the 3-Day Detox!

I didn’t do the plan 100% on point, but I did my best and I still lost 5 lbs. The biggest thing I am thankful for is the fact that I am now truly trying to be healthier, and plan to keep up the drinking veggie juices and protein shakes. I had never been able to do this before. The structure you provided was exactly what I needed and I LOVED how simple it was to get my grocery list ready and to schedule my juices on the calendar provide. It made it so easy to follow!

Simple 3 Day Detox Instructions

I created this schedule for structure, but I wouldn’t get too tied up in following it to the minute. Every day was a little different depending on my schedule, when I was working out and how hungry I felt. If you choose to follow this plan (or a variation of) this is a good guide to give you an idea of how the day broke down. The idea was that I always had 2-3 fresh juices, 2-3 protein smoothies, 1 vegetable soup , 4 liters of water and 1 detox tea per day. I believe it netted out to about 900-1200 calories per day, 30-40g of fiber and 70-90g of protein. Potentially a little bit on skinny side of the diet scale for me, but for a 3 day detox, pretty nutritionally sufficient.

  • 6:00am: Fresh Detox Juice
  • 7:00am: Yoga + 1/2 L Water
  • 8:00am: Protein Smoothie
  • 9:00am: 1/2 L Water
  • 10:00am: Fresh Detox Juice
  • 11:00am: 1/2 L Water
  • 12:00pm: Pureed Vegetable Soup
  • 1:00pm: 1/2 L Water
  • 2:00pm: Fresh Detox Juice
  • 3:00pm: 1/2 L Water
  • 4:00pm: Protein Smoothie
  • 5:00pm: 1/2 L Water
  • 6:00pm: Cardio + 1/2 L Water
  • 7:00pm: Protein Smoothie
  • 8:00pm: 1/2 L Water
  • 9:00pm: Super Dieters Tea

3 Day Detox Recipes

Variety is the spice of life! And the more color you get, the more nutrients your body benefits from. In my full Color Yourself Skinny 21-Day Diet Detox system, I have 21 raw juice or smoothie recipes along with over 100 more for delicious meals. This system trains you to build better habits for serious, long term weight loss. It’s a digital download, so you could get the recipes ASAP. But here are a few recipes just to get you started for now.

Updated 12/26/14: You can also purchase the full detox program and get instant access to 18 recipes, a detailed program guide, tracker, grocery list and coaching series now for just $19. 

Basic Fresh Detox Juice

  • 1/2 Beet
  • 1/2 Green Apple
  • 2 cups Raw Spinach
  • 3 stalks of Celery
  • 1/2 Cucumber
  • 1″ fresh Ginger
  • 1/4 Lemon

Directions: Squeeze the lemon juice in the bottom of the glass. Put everything else in the juicer. Poor your detox juice on top of your lemon juice and enjoy right away. If you let it sit to long, you’ll lose a lot of the enzyme goodness.

The full program has 5 more delicious, easy to make recipes! 

3-day detox juice recipes

Vanilla Berry Protein Smoothie

  • 1 scoop Vanilla Protein Powder
  • 5 frozen Strawberries
  • 1/2 cup frozen blueberries
  • 2 T ground Fax Seeds
  • 6-8oz Water

Directions: put everything in the blender and start at your lowest level until all the chunks are ground up. Then slowly increase the speed and let it run for at least 30 seconds to froth it up and make it more fluffy and delicious.

The full program has 5 more delicious, easy to make recipes! 

3-day detox smoothie recipes

Pureed Vegetable Soup

  • 1 Medium Cauliflower
  • 3 cups Water
  • 3 cups Spinach
  • 3 T ground Flax Seeds
  • 1 T Lemon Juice
  • 1 T Spicy Mustard (optional)
  • 1 T Braggs Liquid Aminos
  • 1 tsp Black Pepper
  • 1 tsp Cayenne Pepper

Directions: Core the cauliflower, chop florets into large chunks and save stems for juicing. Fill a large pot with water and bring to a boil. Add cauliflower and let boil for 30 minutes. Add the boiled cauliflower to a blender or food processor with 2 cups of the water it boiled in (preserves some nutrition value) and blend until smooth. Add remaining ingredients and blend until smooth and serve.

This soup is a nutrition super star with 26g of fiber and under 300 calories for the ENTIRE pot. It also has 500% of your vitamin C, 170% Vitamin A, 36% Iron and 29% daily calcium requirements. Woot! 

The full program has 5 more delicious, easy to make recipes! 

Detox Soup Recipes

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Want to Detox but not make the juice?

No problem! Suja make delicious juices that compliment this program perfectly! Their Fresh Start programs come in 1, 3 or 5 days with 5 juices and one nut milk for about $55/per day. Because we only need 3 per day for this program, you can get away with purchasing 2, 1 day plans! Buy you juice now!

3 Day Detox Disclaimers

I should have this as a disclaimer for my entire blog. I am not a medical doctor or miracle maker. However, I do have a formal education in nutrition, and 15  years of experience in the weight loss industry (both side of the scale). I have personally tried and witnessed a lot of “diet” experiments and only share the ones I feel are nutritional sound and effective. With all of that said, I cannot guarantee that everybody will have the experience, so you should be smart when trying on any new dietary habit. You are responsible for your own health. Any recipe or nutrition instruction I provide, should be taken only as recommendation, not prescription.

So there you have my quick summary and potentially a great way to slim down for New Years Eve! If you try this or a version of it, do let me know how it goes! Or if you have a different way to clean out the toxic effects of the holidays — please share!

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33 thoughts on “Teresa Marie’s 3 Day Detox My Retox

  1. I plan to do the 21 day detox program starting January 6. I ordered the e book and have started reading it but wanted to know how to sign up for motivational emails once I start. Also do I sign up for other contact? Thanks.

  2. Oh this is so great to hear!! You can sign up for the email series on the 5th and it should coincide perfectly with your program. Here is the sign up form: http://forms.aweber.com/form/23/1563280123.htm. If you want to make it more fun, feel free to sign up for the diet bet too — it’s 28 Days, but you should have no trouble winning :) http://www.dietbetter.com/games/29887 and of course, feel free to message me directly with any questions or comments! I can’t wait to hear what you think and really hope you enjoy the program!

    1. Hi Connie! The soup by volume is easily 2 servings. But when I estimated the calories and nutrition for the day, I used the entire recipe. So if you broke it into two servings for each day, your calories and fiber would be lower that I estimated. Hope that helps!

    1. The tea is a trip! It’s one of those laxative teas that really moves stuff through. I always pick it up at my local market, but you can also get it on Amazon. It’s Laci Le Beau brand and I like the cinnamon flavor the best but there are many to choose from :)

  3. Would you get the same benefits from blending the juice rather than using a juicer? Or would I be in fiber overload?

    1. It might be…but you can try it and see how it goes? Fiber is indigestible, so in theory it should all pass through 😉 But that might not be all that comfortable, you could try a more broth based soup instead of the cauliflower to cut back the load? Smoothies also often have more calories than juices, so watch the ingredients to keep calories in check.

  4. If I want to make the detox juices, but have to work during the day, can I make them ahead in the morning so I can have them the two times you have them during the day?

    1. Hi Liz! It’s best to drink your juice within 20 minutes of juicing, but I totally get that’s tough for most lifestyles. I’ve recently started juicing my entire day at once to save time and cleanup and I’m storing them in mason jars. Just squeeze a lemon wedge in the bottom, overfill slightly, seal airtight and keep it cool. You’ll be good for a day or 2 that way :) Enjoy!

  5. Hi Teresa! I’m considering doing this detox and am wondering if you can estimate how many ounces these smoothies are? I like your mason jar idea and want to know what size to get. Thanks!

  6. Hi Karen! I think mine usually come out to 12-16 ounces. It depends on how crazy I get with added fruit :) I have mini 8oz mason jars I use to store the fresh juice, but for smoothies you’d want at least 16 oz. Let me know how it goes for you!

  7. Teresa,
    is the dieters tea really necessary? I am starting this tomorrow but don’t have the tea and am not sure I want to use it anyway. It seems to me like “moving things through” would not be a problem on a liquid diet? Any advice is appreciated! Thanks!

    1. Hi Kerry! It’s totally up to you and not at all necessary. But I do recommend an herbal tea of sorts at night, just as a soothing way to wind down the night. Also, this is not a detox where you are supposed to be overly hungry. So if you find yourself too hungry, be sure to add an extra protein shake and/or include some good, healthy fat in one of the other two like avocado or coconut oil. Good luck!

  8. Teresa,

    Thank you! This is my first go at any sort of liquid diet, but this seemed like a very achievable plan for me and I am really looking forward to getting a bit of a jump start on my weight loss. the soup ingredients have been prepared (roasted sweet potatoes, boiled cauliflower), and smoothie ingredients and Suja juices purchased! Thanks for the advice on the avocado/coconut oil for hunger – I work out pretty vigorously each morning and may need that!

    1. You are going to kill this! I can’t wait to hear how it goes! Everybody is different, so it’s important to make sure you really tune into how you feel. You are not supposed to feel bad I promise! Sometime I do it, I need the extra fat, sometimes I don’t – it’s weird. But I can tell you that every time I get to day 3, I go to half of day 4 because it feels good!

  9. Well I’m going out to a celebration dinner for my son on Friday night (decided after I planned my detox) so this is actually a 2.75 day detox! But it’s all good – I’m SURE I’ll be doing this again! And I’ll definitely let you know how it goes.

  10. Well its 4pm and I am too full for my protein smoothie! Everything tastes great but the butternut squash soup was so filling that I should have skipped the 2pm juice and gone for the protein shake at 3 or 4. Ill try that tomorrow. So far I feel fine – the only issue I’m having is I can’t drink as much water as is called for – only 2 liters so far…but I’m working on it! Cant wait to see what this brings tomorrow!

  11. Felt great this morning and a few pounds lighter is why! Keeping it up today and no issues…I have to back off the water a bit as tonight is my golf night and Ill never make it around the course if I drink all of my water! :)

    1. Excellent question Stephanie!! I do love this detox because I can still exercise (most I can hardly think straight let alone run) and I’ve found that I can still do moderate exercise but anything intense is too hard for me. I’m not exactly sure why because the macros of this plan are still pretty balanced, but I think I just must eat a ton on a normal basis. I have had some clients have some of their best workouts on day 2 of this. So my best advice is to plan for moderate activity and if you feel good — go for it! Let me know if you decide to give it a try, I’d love to hear what you think about it :) Cheers!

  12. Are the juice and protein shake recipes for the entire day, like will the one recipe need to be divided by 3. Or do you juice the 1/2 apple ect. 3x a day?

    1. Hi Ruth! So happy to hear you like the plan! It’s a good one and I love it as a once a month plan. It’s great for maintenance and honestly is how I got back down to race weight back in 2014. I did it about 3x over 3 months and that was all it took! Suppose this is a gentle reminder I should give it another go soon — lol 😉 Enjoy!

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