Alright, it's no secret that I LOVE sugar. I love it in pretty much any form: chocolate, candy, cookies, ice cream, CINNAMON BUNS 😍: you name it. I love it.
I mentioned in my post about Mexico how I lost weight while on vacation and how great I was feeling by the time I got back. I was thinking it was due to dairy but after reading an article a woman wrote about cutting out added sugar for 30 days, it occurred to me that most of my symptoms/complaints are things that sugar causes: bloating, sugar cravings, cravings for carbs carbs carbs, and weight gain, just to name a few.
I've quit sugar before and that was the leanest I've ever been in the nearly 5 years that I've been working out regularly. With summer coming up I think it makes sense to do a sugar detox and get myself feeling better.
Yes I'm doing this so I feel great in a bikini this summer but I'm also doing it for the other benefits. I hate being hungry ALLLL the freakin' time. I will eat a health…
This week's lunches are rotisserie chicken, sweet potatoes, and kale salad. I was going to buy fresh chicken breast but I was too lazy to cook them so I bought a rotisserie chicken instead. I will say it again that Costco has the best chickens. This one is from Superstore and it doesn't have much flavor.
This salad is awesome. It comes with poppyseed dressing, dried cranberries, and pumpkin seeds. In Canada it is available at Costco and Superstore. It's about $6 a bag but I think it's worth it!
Cut all the meat off the chicken and divide into containers or put all the meat into one container so it's easy to grab and eat. I made 4 lunches out of this and had the drum sticks left over for dinner.
I bought a huge sweet potato and cut it up into smaller pieces so it would cook faster. Toss them in a bowl with olive oil to coat, lay them on a cooking sheet, and sprinkle with pepper and cinnamon, or whatever seasoning you like. Bake at 400F for 10-15 minutes and flip t…
Alright, I am finally posting an Indian recipe. This is one of two recipes that I use often. I love kidney beans and they're high in protein. This recipe is delicious and full of flavor (what Indian dish isn't full of flavor?)