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Jumpstarting the New Year at Green + Tonic—Greenwich, CT

20 Jan

Have you ever had so much food and drink over an extended period of time, say vacation or the holidays, that the very thought of eating anything rich or taking a sip of alcohol makes you want to either cry or vomit (or both)? Yeah, that happened to us over the holidays. Now, don’t get us wrong, we LOVE good food and drink, but even us hardcore food bloggers need a break. Like when we’re not reviewing a restaurant for you, our awesome readers, we’re eating pretty light and healthy and exercising our butts off (literally) with programs like P90X. It’s all about balance, right?

So when Green + Tonic (Cos Cob, Darien, Greenwich, New Canaan) approached us with the opportunity to try their 3-day Jumpstart Program to kickoff the New Year, we were all ears . . . with a few caveats. See, we wanted to make sure we stayed true to our beliefs if we were going to do this, so we shared with them that we don’t believe in “dieting” and we don’t believe in cleanses or detoxes. We said what we do believe in is balance, and eating healthy, whole, real, organic foods as much as possible, and in giving your digestive track a break from all the junk. The great thing was, Green + Tonic was totally on board with our philosophy and supportive of our approach. So, with a little fear mixed with excitement, we jumped in!

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