7-day diet works -- in the short term, anyway. And there's a purity to it, especially
in summer when it's wonderfully refreshing served ice cold. Ingredient proportions
can be varied according to your likes and dislikes.
1 head cabbage,
shredded or chopped
2 large onions, chopped
16-28 ounces canned tomatoes,
2 green peppers
4 stalks celery
1-2 packages Lipton onion
fresh herbs, chopped
6 carrots, sliced
1/2 pound green beans, sliced on diagonal
1/2 cup balsamic vinegar (optional)
Put all vegetables in a big pot and cover with pure water. Bring to a boil, stir
in the soup mix, and boil gently for 10 minutes. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer
until all the vegetables are soft. Stir in the black pepper and chopped herbs
(saving some for garnish).
as much of the soup as you like, as often as you like.
what else you can eat, and when...
All fruits except bananas.
All vegetables, raw or cooked. This includes baked potato with a LITTLE
Fruits and vegetables, but no potatoes or bananas.
Bananas and skim milk -- eat as many as 8 bananas and drink as many
as 8 glasses of skim milk.
Beef, skinless chicken, and/or fish -- as much as 20 ounces, total.
You can also eat 6 tomatoes. And you must drink 8 glasses of water. Don't forget
at least one bowl of soup.
Beef, skinless chicken, or fish and vegetables. Drink 8 glasses of water
and eat at least one bowl of soup.
Brown rice, vegetables, and unsweetened fruit juice.
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