Hey everyone! Hope you are all doing well. I’m re-emerging from my brief hibernation feeling a bit better. The tooth has calmed down and I’m now cleansed. Today was the last day of my cleanse and I feel pretty good. I’m not miraculously cured but I definitely feel better than when I started.
Taken right from the Kaeng Raeng website: “Kaeng Raeng is an all natural detox meal replacement designed to help you lose weight, remove toxins, bolster your immune system, and improve digestive health.” Sounds good, sign me up!
I decided to do the three day beginner cleanse since I wasn’t sure how it was going to go and I didn’t really want to spend a ton of money on something I wasn’t sure about. The cleanse came with 9 packets of smoothie mix. There were three packets of each of the three flavors: juu juu (into the blue) consisting of banana, blueberry and blackberry, reunn (joyful) consisting of strawberry, raspberry and pineapple, and glai roong (daybreak) consisting of mango, peach and pineapple. You drink one of each every day and can supplement with all of the raw fruits and veggies you want.
The “Ruenn” smoothie. I added some fresh strawberries and blended with lots of water and ice. The flavor was ok, I liked it the best of the three. To be honest, I wasn’t thrilled with any of the flavors but it’s probably because I only mixed with water and fruit. Supposedly mixing with juice helps tremendously but I didn’t have any.
“Juu juu” smoothie. It’s a very pretty color but again, the taste didn’t really do it for me. Drank it anyway.
“Glai Roong” smoothie. Mixed this one with mango and pineapple and didn’t help much. I’m pretty picky with my smoothie and didn’t make much of an effort to doctor of the taste so I take the fall for that one.
Snacked on some beautiful, juicy, fresh mango. So freaking good.
Strawberries and blackberries. SO good.
Also snacked on some unpictured veggies and some gross old clementines. I was so disappointed in those.
So how do I feel? I do feel better. Most noticeably I have more energy and the nausea has subsided quite a bit. I don’t know if I’m maybe still exhibiting detox symptoms but I don’t feel like something magical took over my body and I’m cured. I think it’s also important to understand that I’m coming from a pretty sick place starting it so I can’t expect it to be a magic cure. It did definitely make me feel better. I don’t know if I would do it again though. I think I’m better off sticking to a Kris Carr, Crazy Sexy Diet way of eating. I really enjoy eating that way and I feel good when I stick to it. Staying 100% gluten free is really important for me too. I am way too lenient with that and I feel like I’m paying for it. Not anymore though.
So that’s all for now. I will be back with some more mango and berries and a very veggie filled dish. Another bonus is that I’m craving tons and tons of veggies. That’s always a good thing!
Hope you all have a great night!