Sunday Well Spent – Buy Good Food, Eat Good Food

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If you BUY good food…
And you PREPARE good food…
You will EAT good food.

Not ALWAYS. But it will become the RULE, not the EXCEPTION. And that’s what you are going for.

If you bring in junk, that’s what you’ll eat.

Stock your home with good food, because that’s your fuel!

Here I have 5 breakfasts, because starting my day on track helps me keep the rest of the day on track! 2 servings of Farina with green apple, walnuts and cinnamon, and 3 servings of Bob’s Steel Cut Oats with Cinnamon, which I will top with blueberries!

It didn’t take long, and it was worth it!

 

 

 

Transformation Tuesday – 21 Day Ultimate Reset

}} 4.25 {{

Nope, it’s not a date. It doesn’t need a dollar sign. And it’s not a score.

It represents what I LOST in toxic/gunk-filled inches, during my 21 day experience known as the Ultimate Reset!

And 4.25 might not seem like a lot but, I will tell you something, ridding your body of that much toxicity really does something to ya! It’s hard to put into words but I just feel so fresh, so cleaned out and light.

It literally feels like someone hit the Reset button and eliminated years and years of bad habits, chemicals (I wasn’t always as food-wise as I might be now!), and tons of other stuff that was bogging me down!

If this doesn’t lend credence to the notion it’s all about what you do/don’t eat, I don’t know what will. Other than yoga 3 times a week, I didn’t work out the whole 3 weeks, so these results are ALL nutrition-based!

Now, I just wish there was a way to measure what it did for me MENTALLY, because wow, did that ever help!

I feel lean and clean – if you wanna feel that way too, let’s chat!

Emotional eaters, rejoice! Help is on the way!

Any emotional eaters out there? Maybe you let food dictate your lifestyle? Maybe you can’t control your intake? Maybe you start off with honorable intentions but before you know it, you are in a downward spiral?

Do you drown your emotions in a plate of nachos, or a pint of Ben & Jerry’s? Do you eat out of boredom? Do you restrict certain foods, labeling them “bad”? Do you feel like you are chained to a negative mindset around food?

{{ BREAK FREE FROM THOSE SHACKLES! }}

Food is to NOURISH us. To fuel us. Food is meant to be ENJOYED >> not used as a punishment or a crutch to blanket your emotional state with.

I get it… I am an emotional eater to my CORE. As a Diabetic, that’s not ideal, to say the least.

But FINALLY… a program that will focus on the “why” not the how, and will also focus on IDENTIFYING the TRIGGERS that make it hard to lose weight and maintain a healthy lifestyle.

It will help you SHIFT your MINDSET; no more EMOTIONAL eating, no more MINDLESS snacking, and no more PUNISHING yourself for eating food you LOVE.

You guys KNOW how big I am on MINDSET!

Instead of “diets” that focus on what you CAN’T eat, this simple and easy approach will have you focused on what you CAN eat so you feel full, satisfied, and in control, without ever counting calories or points or measuring food.

Ready to change your {{ MINDSET }} surrounding food? Interested in learning more? Let’s chat! You can check things out here!

Truthbomb Tuesday – Nutrition

I try to live by the “if your food can go bad, it’s good for you” rule – the stuff that can survive on shelves for months is not good for you!

When you nourish yourself and your body with real, whole foods, you get the natural energy from foods, not the sluggish, fatigued feeling.

Key takeaway here: nutrition is NOT about deprivation! Deprivation usually leads to desperation, and you know how ugly THAT can get! All things in moderation, guys!

Superfood Saturday – Almonds

To help satisfy hunger and boost energy between meals, grab some almonds! High in protein and fiber, these little nuts are quite the superfood.

Almonds are the most nutritionally-dense nut, meaning they offer the highest concentration of overall nutrients per calorie and per ounce.

Great to add to things such as oats, yogurt, and they are perfectly tasty on their own!

Do you like almonds?

 

Try It Thursday – One Scoop

Can one scoop really change your life, and help you in your quest to be your healthiest, best you?

Can’t speak for anyone else, but it absolutely has been life changing for me!

I have noticed a pattern – the days I start with Shakeology in the early morning, my cravings are either nonexistent, or insignificant. It’s those few days (they happen!) where I don’t get my Shakeology in the morning, that the day starts to wear on me, and I begin to crave junk; chocolate, cakes, ice cream and donuts; mmm donuts…

Now I am NOT saying this stuff is a magical potion that will cause you to banish thoughts of eating junk food to the ends of the Earth, never to test your willpower again, because it won’t… but due to the versatility of this stuff, you can mimic quite a lot of flavors, which allows you to satisfy a craving in a cleaner way.

And so then when you DO indulge (hello, balance!), you can feel less guilt because its less frequent.

So yes, if one scoop a day can keep me from devouring the whole junk food aisle… scoop away!

Wanna try? Check out your options here!

 

Thirsty Thursday – Darin Olien

Have you ever heard of this guy? He is known as the ingredient hunter – he sources all the yummy botanicals in Shakeology.

Now, some people might read the ingredient list and think “ooh, that sounds pretty!”, but Darin didn’t travel around the world to find exotic superfoods that sound interesting or look pretty.

The ingredients in Shakeology were chosen because they have shown to be beneficial to people’s health again and again. These superfoods are “super” because can benefit our health!

It’s the same reason I drink my shake religiously… not because it’s pretty, but because it HELPS me (and tastes good!)