well, it’s the day after thanksgiving, and i did it, y’all. i stayed off the “sauce”, and the sugar and honey and everything else nice, until the big day! actually, the day before the big day. i was baking and cooking and taste-testing everything, so that day definitely counts. it was all good and fun, but i’m going right back to my no-sugar life, starting … Continue reading no! sweets…till thanksgiving! ~ finale.
day 3 of the “no sugar till thanksgiving” detox, and i’m not gonna lie ~ IT’S HARD. anyone else doing this with me? i’m feeling pretty lonely and isolated, which is a symptom of sugar withdrawal. i’m treating myself to this carrot/lemon/jicama/apple fresh juice this morning. not sure i’m supposed to have this many carrots, but man it feels good! yesterday was the worst. for … Continue reading day 3 “no! sugar…till thanksgiving!”
that title is meant to be shouted like the song “no sleep till brooklyn”. ha ha ha. stupid. with just a little over a week left before thanksgiving, i’ve decided to do a little detox. i’ve been suffering from some pretty debilitating headaches lately, all sugar-induced, and my recent trip to new york gifted me with a wheat belly the size of a 4-month pregnancy. … Continue reading no! sugar…till thanksgiving!
greeeeen. the prettiest color. actually, my favorite color is orange, but when we’re talking about health, i think this color beats all the other crayons in the box. don’t you just see the nutrition in there? that’s life in a jar, y’all. do you have a juicer? if not, you can order juices from your local juicerie. if you don’t have a cafe that juices, … Continue reading green juice.
this is a story of how i made it through a long, exhausting day, with FOOD. not caffeine, not sugar, but healthy, energizing, whole foods. it was a cold november morning. i woke up knowing i had double the amount of students to teach, and was tired and sore from yesterday’s workout. i wasn’t feeling well and i had lots to cram into my day. … Continue reading gut-healing soup!
awwww. isn’t that cute? a sexy closeup of my first attempt at protein balls. which, if you ask me, need a new name. i don’t put that nasty protein powder in them ~ i just use items that naturally have lots of protein and fiber, and other healthy ingredients to keep you satisfied and full longer. i looked up some protein balls on the inter-webs, … Continue reading protein balls.