I love eggs. Like really love eggs. I used to eat 2-3/day almost every day. Then, I did an elimination diet a few months ago and discovered that eggs make me phlegmy (it may be gross, but it’ll tell you a lot about your body). I had to decrease the large number of eggs I ate each week to eating 1-3 per month. It was a sad sad day for me when I made this discovery. Most likely the phlegm is from the white part, not the nutrient-rich delectable yolk part that I love so much, but still not ideal or convenient; plus, the white part does serve its purpose in binding foods together.
Until I am ready to give up eggs for 6 months in order to rid myself of this egg sensitivity, I drink a detox tonic after I eat an egg. You may not have an egg thing like me, but we all have toxins going into our bodies every day, from chemicals to pollution to processed foods and alcohol, etc … You or your child may have other food sensitivities or a cold/flu and need to release those toxins from your body so it can work better and feel healthier. So, drink up …
- 1 Tbsp apple cider vinegar (raw, with ‘the mother’)
- 2 tsp honey
- 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper
- 2 drops Lemon essential oil (make sure the oil you use is approved for internal use; or 1 Tbsp juice of a lemon)
- 1/4 cup of water
Combine everything together and ENJOY! It really is delicious. I will warn you that it does have a kick to it – this spice is what helps to loosen things up in the body ;)