Let’s Do the Cleanse!

Look and Feel Amazing!  

We know you want to!

It’s that time of the year again…

Right after summer, before the holidays and at the change of the season!

That’s right…. it is time for the Standard Process Purification Program.

Many, many people have done the 21 day program with us over the last five years and have had fantastic results. While that option is of course available for those who want it, Standard Process is now also offering a 10 day option!!!

Live your life in high resolution with the

Standard Process Purification Program

Are you hungry for good health? Experience the benefits of helping your body cleanse with the Standard Process Purification Program. The purification program combines a generous menu of whole foods with supplements that support the body’s ability to remove naturally occurring toxins. This promotes a state that allows for toxin release.


Much More Than a Cleanse Diet

The Standard Process Purification Program is not strictly a cleanse diet but rather a structured program that combines whole food eating with supplements, nutritious supplement shakes, and light exercise. The menu includes an abundance of fresh vegetables and fruit. Select proteins are added after the first few days. 

Check out the guide here :  Standard Process Purificaton Guide

Check out the last time we did the cleanse in the office for menu suggestions.  Sample Menu

So call the office at 212.226.6320 or email us at [email protected] or reply to this email to order a kit!

We plan to start as a group on October 1st so that it is easy to keep track of what day you are on but of course you can start whenever you want!

What You Do Today Creates Your Tomorrow!



Posted in Cleanse, Food, Health at September 10th, 2014. Comments Off on Let’s Do the Cleanse!.

Cleanse Day 2


Shake made with my favorite kitchen appliance THE VITA MIX!

Organic Wild Blueberries with Lemon and Ginger





Spinach Soup, Carrots, Escarole, Swiss Chard

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Quinoa imageOven Roasted Eggpant imageArugula, Fennel, Radicchio Salad with Lemon Olive Oil Dressing







Posted in Cleanse at November 3rd, 2013. Comments Off on Cleanse Day 2.

Cleanse Day 1



Over the years I had been to many Standard Process seminars (the company that we use for the cleanse).  Most of the people there had done the cleanse many times.  I was intimidated by the idea that it was 21 whole extremely long days! I had to admit though that the people who did it regularly really did look healthier.

I started cleansing 5 years ago before a high school reunion. Three weeks before my high school reunion someone I knew was on his third week of the cleanse.  I realized those three weeks passed and I couldn’t even remember what I ate or had done.   There he was in his third week, had lost 10 pounds and looked sharper and clearer in his eyes.  With three weeks until that reunion I thought why don’t  I  use that time wisely?

I was shocked at how easy it was for me.  The cleanse is designed to supply the nutrients you need plus you are eating meals so you are never hungry.

I have done this cleanse every year since that high school reunion. Most years I have done it in the fall and the spring. Many people have now done it with me multiple times and we have seen fantastic results.

I usually start a cleanse on the 1st of the month so I easily know which day I am on but of course any time is great.  I mention this because the three weeks between Thanksgiving and Christmas would be another perfect little window. December first is on the Sunday of Thanksgiving weekend.  But of course any time is great.


Breakfast shake:

Blueberry, Lemon and Ginger




Parsnip Ginger Soup and Fruit Salad.

It was a large size and very filling.

Plus, my oldest and dear friends were in from out of town for the last 2 days and we had been eating amazing, wonderful food and drinking so I was ready for this cleanse.




Kale and Quinoa Salad.



Brown Rice Pasta with Veggies.



Baked Cauliflower.


Posted in Cleanse at November 2nd, 2013. Comments Off on Cleanse Day 1.

Cleanse: Day 21

Today is the last day! I made it! Even though this is my third time doing the cleanse, it still feels so satisfying to make it to the end.

Smoothie: strawberry celery and cucumber (with ginger and banana of course!)


Lunch: veggie curry over brown rice, salad


Dinner: salad, kale & greens risotto with chicken



In other news, I got my acceptance letter on the mail today! As of October 2013, I will be a chiropractic student! I’m so excited.

Posted in Cleanse at March 21st, 2013. Comments Off on Cleanse: Day 21.

Cleanse: Day 20

Happy spring!

Smoothie: apple celery cucumber smoothie.


Exercise: arc trainer, 30 minutes; weights, 30 minutes. I think the arc trainer is the hardest low-impact cardio machine I’ve tried so far. Everyone makes it look so easy! That’s going to be me, soon(ish).

Lunch: grilled tilapia and veggies over wild rice salad from Gourmet Garage, mushroom puree and roasted shitake mushrooms from Cafe Clementine


Dinner: soup & salad!


Posted in Cleanse at March 20th, 2013. Comments Off on Cleanse: Day 20.

Cleanse: Day 19

Smoothie: celery pear ginger, just because.


Celery Pear Ginger Smoothie
(makes 2 servings)
1 cup coconut water
4 scoops SP Complete (Dairy-Free)
2 scoops Whole Food Fiber
1 ripe banana
1 ripe pear
6 celery stalks, cut into smaller sections
1 inch section of ginger
1 cup water

Combine, blend and enjoy!

Lunch: No time for lunch today 🙁 I drank a lot of water and didn’t really feel too hungry though.

Dinner: I was at Whole Foods picking up more coconut water and figured I might as well pick up dinner too.


Two whole days left! I’m amazed at how quickly that flew by. The way I see it, time is going to pass no matter what, might as well make the most of it.

Posted in Cleanse at March 19th, 2013. Comments Off on Cleanse: Day 19.

Cleanse: Day 18

Smoothie: I’ve gotten my morning smoothie session down to 5 minutes from 15. At the same time, I have no idea what I have and have not done at this point but there’s still a few more recipes I’d like to try out.

Lunch: Today was the first time I had meat at Chipotle! Their chicken is antibiotic-free, and pretty tasty.


chicken burrito bowl

Dinner: I bought this spaghetti squash with every intention of making something of it. Today was the day! Spaghetti squash, garlic pepper green beans, jerk chicken and curry quinoa.

Posted in Cleanse at March 18th, 2013. Comments Off on Cleanse: Day 18.

Cleanse: Day 17

Smoothie: strawberry papaya smoothie. I would have added ginger today too bit I’ve run out! It was still really tasty. Next time.


strawberry papaya smoothie

I packed a few clementines for a snack (just in case).


Exercise: Running, 30 minutes; weights, 30 minutes; walking around the Pier Antique Show, 1 hour.

Lunch: Thai in Hell’s Kitchen afterwards.


chicken pad key mao at Wondee Siam

Dinner: Sam gae tang (chicken stew with ginseng) at Seoul Garden


Posted in Cleanse at March 17th, 2013. Comments Off on Cleanse: Day 17.

Cleanse: Day 16

Spring is coming! Only 4 days until spring, and 5 until completing the cleanse. I feel great!

Smoothie: There’s something about fresh ginger that makes me all toasty and warm inside no matter what the weather is like. I’m really liking the ginger and cinnamon combination these days.


papaya ginger smoothie

Papaya Ginger Smoothie
(makes 2 servings)
1 cup coconut water
4 scoops SP Complete (Dairy-Free)
2 scoops Whole Food Fiber
1 ripe banana
1 cup ripe papaya
1 inch section of ginger, diced
1 tsp cinnamon (or to taste)
1 tsp lemon juice
1 cup water

Blend and enjoy!

Lunch: Wild Ginger again. The hot gazpacho soup was so satisfying. I couldn’t not have the miso eggplant and the steamed dark leafy greens.. It all sounded so good. I’m stuffed.


hot gazpacho soup, steamed dark leafy greens

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Posted in Cleanse at March 16th, 2013. Comments Off on Cleanse: Day 16.

Cleanse: Day 15

Smoothie: apple celery smoothie. I didn’t really taste the celery, so I added fresh ginger and cinnamon and called it a day.


Exercise: cardio, 30 minutes.

Lunch: We took a little walk around Tribeca during lunch and got some goodies. Billy at Bell Bates makes an awesome green juice. We asked him to add lemon, apple and ginger to ours. Lisa picked up some tangelos, which we had for a post-lunch snack.


I’ve been craving the chicken quinoa salad at Pecan ever since day 11. It’s even better than I remembered with a little basalmic vinaigrette.


Dinner: yummy beet & spinach salad, broccoli rabe & mushroom brown pasta, and potato leek soup


Posted in Cleanse at March 15th, 2013. Comments Off on Cleanse: Day 15.