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10 Days Real Food Challenge Pledge

I have pledged myself to 10 days of nothing but real food.
100 Days of Realy Food, 10 Days Pledge

Now what does this entail? Well there are rules.
Real Food Rules
I will not be eating milk products either.

I will post my daily summary of foods to show that I am adhering to this pledge, and hopefully after 10 days I will be ready to do another 10, and so forth!

The hardest part will be Easter this weekend.
I am starting this pledge Tuesday April 15 and it will go until April 24, so I will keep you updated!


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3 Day Juicing Fast/Cleanse/Reboot Day

Started a 7 days fruit and vegetable juicing cleanse.
Im on day 4 today and ready to give you a recap of the week thus far.
I am using a Breville JE98XL Juice Fountain Plus Juicer.

With lemons drinks I high suggest leaving the rind on it makes it extremely more lemony.

Day 1
189lbs

Breakfast:
4 carrots
2 apples
1 lemon

Lunch: HATED THIS
2 apples
2 cucumbers
6-8 kale leaves
1 handful of parsley

Snack:
1 apple
1 beet*3 carrots
Small piece of ginger root
(1”/2.5cm)
3 cups leafy greens

Dinner: HATED THIS
6 kales leaves
1 cucumber
2 celery stalks
1 green apple
1/2 lemon
Small piece of ginger root (1”/2.5cm)

Had a headache and tons of cravings but wasn’t actually hungry at the end of the day.

Day 2
184lbs

Breakfast:
3 carrots
2 apples
Small piece of ginger root (1”/2.5cm)

Lunch:
5 carrots
3 celery
1 bunch of parsley
3 handfuls of spinach

Dinner:
3 kale leaves
2 handfuls of spinach
1/2 yam
2 lemons
1/2 red pepper
1 cucumber

Headache, gonna try to drink more water

Day 3
180lbs

Breakfast:
1 sweet potato
2 ripe pears
1 red apple
1 handful of blueberries
Dash of cinnamon

Lunch:
3 oranges
10 strawberries
2 applies

Dinner:
6-8 kale leaves 3 handfuls of spinach
1 green apple
1 cucumber
2 celery stalks
1 lemon

Felt good, want salt really bad.


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New Gadgets!

So we’ve added a Pin It Buttons to recipes (or will be when we have new recipes) for anyone to Pin on their Pinterest Page! Also I’ve added a cool new Print Me link which makes up a pretty recipe card 3″ x 5″ for your recipe box! Also going to start posting Nutrition Facts done like they have on foods at the store! Hopefully this will get the page looking more professional! Once I move I’ll have a lot more free time to cook and post recipes, yay!


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Gluten Free Peanut Butter Cookies

While I am in the process of moving and have no access to my nutrition programs, here is a delicious gluten free cookie! These are also dairy free if you use dark chocolate. I have not tried making these with an egg substitute yet, but in time I will let you know how it turns out!
Note: Just because these are gluten free does not mean they are the healthiest food on the planet! Limit your portions! This a a nut butter and sugar recipe :P

Flourless Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies
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Yields: 18 Cookies
Ingredients:
1 cup packed light brown sugar
1 cup peanutbutter, any kind
1 egg
1/2cup chocolate chips, any
granulated sugar

Instructions:
1. Preheat overn to 350 F.
2. Beat brown sugar, peanut butter and egg. shape dough into 1 1/2inch balls. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Dip fork into granulated sugar and flatten each ball. Press 4 chocolate chips on top of each cookie.
3. Bake 12 minutes or until set. Cool on cookie sheet for 2 minutes.

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Weight Watchers Points Plus: 5

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