20 Days of Real Food Conclusion

20 Days of Real Food Conclusion

It’s Valentine’s Day!  Yesterday concluded my “20 day re-set” where I committed to No Gluten No Alcohol No Dairy No Processed Foods No Sugar I lost a total of 6 pounds in the last 20 days! My energy was very high.  I was never hungry. 

Cherry + Blueberry Smoothie

Cherry + Blueberry Smoothie

It’s Day 20 of my 20 Day Re-set! 20 Days of No Wheat No Alcohol No Dairy No Processed foods No sugar This was my yummy post 5k smoothie.  I ran one loop around the Rose Bowl this afternoon… knowing I will be drinking champagne 

Days 14 to 17 (Meal Prep = Successful Weight loss)

Days 14 to 17 (Meal Prep = Successful Weight loss)

For me, the biggest key to success with eating clean is being prepared.  This quote really hits home when you are trying to eat clean. When do we most often cave and grab a bag of chips, or hit the fast-food drive through? It’s when 

Day 12 + 13 (+ 40 Non-Food Weight Loss Rewards)

Day 12 + 13 (+ 40 Non-Food Weight Loss Rewards)

So many times in my life I have wanted to lose weight for a particular event.  Examples: a weekend in Palm Springs, being a bridesmaid in a friends wedding, a vacation, a 4th of July pool party, a class reunion…the list goes on.  Sometimes what 

Day 10 + 11 (+ Ginger Digestive Strips)

Day 10 + 11 (+ Ginger Digestive Strips)

Day 10 + 11 of: No Wheat No Alcohol No Dairy No Processed foods No Sugar CONFESSION: I almost opened a jar of Trader Joe’s Organic Marinara Sauce last night to go on top of zoodles! I was SO CLOSE. I know I’ve committed to 

Day 9 (+ Sautéed Swiss Chard)

Day 9 (+ Sautéed Swiss Chard)

Day 9 of: No Wheat No Alcohol No Dairy No Processed foods No Sugar For the 9th day in a row, my first meal was my blueberry breakfast smoothie.  My husband just let me know he drank the last bit of the almond milk in 

Days 7 + 8

Days 7 + 8

I survived a full week + weekend of: No Wheat No Alcohol No Dairy No Processed foods No Sugar And not just any weekend, SUPER BOWL weekend!!  I brought a huge Kale & Spinach salad to the Super Bowl party we went to.  I made 

Day 5 + 6

Day 5 + 6

Days 5 + 6 of: No Wheat No Alcohol No Dairy No Processed foods No Sugar Day 5:  Woke up feeling nice and energized.  That might be my favorite thing about this re-set so far.  When my alarm goes off at 5:45am, I’m not hating 

Day 4 (+ Vegetable Broth)

Day 4 (+ Vegetable Broth)

Day 4 of: No Wheat No Alcohol No Dairy No Processed foods No White Sugar I finally got around to making my vegetable broth!  I made 3 quarts so I have some to last me the next few days.  Looking forward to sipping on it 

Day 3

Day 3

Day 3 of: No Wheat No Alcohol No Dairy No Processed foods No White Sugar Woke up this morning feeling energized and my belly feels flatter. I was down another 0.4 pounds on the scale which brings the 2 day total loss to 0.8 pounds.