Heel–Side back with another DC dossier. This time, we’re profiling the mecca of organic, raw tonics called Gouter. These tasty beverages that you can find at yoga studios and organic markets across DC are NOT juices, and that’s what makes them rave-worthy. They’re based on a water, lemon, coconut nectar, and cayenne base with superfoods added for specific benefits. Stretch, Digest, and Balance are some of our favorites, utilizing ingredients like turmeric, aloe, and spirulina.
Take them up on a cleanse to get the full benefit of Gouter. Ranging from 3-7 days, you can opt for 6 tonics per day, 5 tonics and a raw superfood salad per day, or 5 tonics and a “melk” per day. They will guide you through the cleanse starting with eating in preparation for your cleanse, delivering the tonics to your door, and ending with instructions on how to reintroduce foods when your cleanse is done. And, because these are tonics, not sugary juices, it really is a reset for your system. We all agreed that even after only 3 days, our sugar cravings (I’m looking at you 3PM peanut M&Ms) were nowhere to be found.