If your digestive element is Earth, here are some suggestions for building a BYG menu that balances you! Simply click on the title of the recipe to view it in detail. From there, you can print it out or write down the ingredients to create your grocery list.

A predominantly earth digestion tends to have a slow metabolism and can struggle with weight issues. Remember, your mantra should be “eat less and move more!” I Your body will thank you for eating more foods that are naturally detoxifying and fewer foods like dairy products and high-fat foods. To get a daily metabolism boost, exercise in the morning before you take breakfast.

Meal Suggestions for Earth


Your first meal is best to start around 10 or 11 am. If you need something before this, choose a light mix of fruits. 

Get creative with breakfast – think outside the typical breakfast box!

Sample Meals

BYG Buckwheat Porridge

Quinoa Vegetable Scramble

BYG Lentil Soup with Cornbread

 Snacks (if needed)

Fruit Salad with Mint Sauce

Green Drink

Popcorn with Nutritional Yeast


Depending on your breakfast choice, this could be a mid-day light meal/snack, or you can have your largest meal here. 

Think leftovers! How can you re-purpose last night’s dinner or add protein to leftover vegetables?

Sample Meals

Stuffed Sweet Potato 

Asian Lettuce Wrap 

Hummus with carrot sticks, jicama, celery, and colored bell peppers


Make sure your final meal is finished by 6 or 7 pm and as a rule, resist after-dinner snacking or drinking caloric beverages like alcohol!

Broiled Salmon with Tomato, Arugula, Caper Salsa

Cabbage rolls

Terra Cotta Spaghetti Squash

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