What to Eat and Why

There’s still so much food that you can enjoy on even the strictest elimination diet! Take a look…

-Any fruit except citrus!

-Rice and quinoa

-Turkey, lamb, wild game, organic chicken or beef, and cold-water fish like salmon -Dairy substitutes like coconut milk and unsweetened rice milk

-Olive oil, flaxseed oil, coconut oil

-Any fresh herbs and spices – besides cayenne pepper and paprika, apple cider vinegar

Your diet is going to rely on whole foods, fresh fruits and veggies, and some lean protein with minimal grains. Salads, stir-frys, soups, and smoothies will all become staples for you throughout the diet. But you’ll also be allowed to enjoy some foods like sushi, a well-grilled piece of meat, and flavorful dishes like coconut-milk curry with sauteed veggies!

Here’s an A to Z produce list to reference:

Alfalfa, Arugula, Artichoke, Asparagus, Avocado

Bean Sprouts, Beets, Bok choy, Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, Butternut Squash Cabbage, Carrots, Cassava, Cauliflower, Celery, Collard greens, Cucumber Fennel

Green beans





Okra, Olives


Radish, Rhubarb

Sweet potatoes, sugar snap peas



Hopefully, you’re feeling a little more confident about taking on this challenging diet. Just remember that it’s only for 23 days! Plus you’ll learn so much about your health when it’s over.