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Week 3 check in

Wow…Today marks second week in a row I’ve met goal of attending spin class 3x per week. I am so thrilled, you have no idea. Something is clicking in my head and this feels like it’s sticking!

Today I am REALLY hungry. My meals today:

1 piece Ezikiel toast w/tiny bit raw almond butter and scant amount of agave
amaranthe w/blueberries
1 green drink with green powder & raw kale, blueberries & that vegan protein powder you had me buy (millet, quinoa and amaranthe in it I think) in a base of unsweetened rice milk (it was less expensive than the other options)
1 organic fuji apple and about 1/8 cp raw almonds
1 piece Eziekiel bread w/vegan may & 1/2 avodado
2 thin slices of applegate farms herbed turkey breast (from trader joe’s)

Any ideas on a good dinner? I have some hoppin john made..maybe serve it with quinoa and some freshly juiced carrots?
A salad? (bleh)?

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Day Two – BlogHer Cleanse

Yes, we’re 6 days away from BlogHer! Anyone else exercising and filling up on fruit & veggies instead of junk so they can fit into their LBD? Since it is very important to me to show up at BlogHer “muffintopLESS”, I enlisted the help of a “Certified Holistic Health Counselor” here in Dayton — her name is Robin Gentry McGee, owner of Just Great Foods — and I just LOVE her. Here we are at a recent gathering at The Gypsy Warehouse.
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We were actually friends many years ago but lost touch somehow. You’ll start seeing and hearing more about her if you hang out with me, because I am going to get her hooked up on all things social media!

For this first week working with Robin, I am on a CLEANSE / anti-inflamatory. Here are the details…oh and I am buying everything organic as much as possible! I have to stay away from night-shades and high-sugar fruits.

BREAKFAST — GREEN DRINK (use blender)
almond milk
Garden of Life Perfect Food, Super Green Formula
Peaceful Planet, Supreme Meal (quinoa, millet, amaranth)
blueberries or strawberries

LUNCH — SALAD
dark leafy greens
daikon
radishes
sprouts
celery
garbanzo beans
avacado
any other veggies that don’t fall into the night-shade category (such as eggplant, tomato, peppers)
(add organic roast turkey if needed)
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HOME-MADE DRESSING (make in food processor)
EVO
raw organic apple cider
garlic
fresh herbs (I use basil and rosemary from my garden)
pine nuts or garbanzo beans if you want a thickener
almond milk (if you need to thin it)

SNACK
carrots & hummus or
Kombucha (from health food store)
strawberries or blueberries

DINNER
baked/broiled/grilled/steamed: wild caught fish or organic turkey
grains: quinoa, rice or amaranth
fresh veggies (salad or steamed)