5 Sugar Detox Surprises

It’s officially Day 10 and these are the 5 best (and surprising) things about the sugar detox: All the salads. All the options. All the health benefits.       Cutting down on the processed sugar-laden foods gives this lighter, healthier feeling in your tummy. That’s quite an addictive feeling. Knowing your drink options are water, water, or…

WIAW – Sugar Detox Day 7 

Eat Right Breakfast:  Tuna salad sandwich with greens and roasted red pepper, water with orange slices. (Fun fact: I have a summer cold so I had glasses of water with orange slices x about 20 and made about the same number of trips to the bathroom. Fun indeed!) Lunch:  salad with carrots, apples, greens, tomatoes,…

10 Day Sugar Detox Day 6: Summer Survival

The temperature in NYC is expected to hit a high of 92 degrees… with humidity making it feel even warmer than that. When it’s hot like this, the tendency is to cool down with frozen lemonade, cold sodas, ice pops, ice cream… all sugary treats. The only way to get through the heat without compromising…

10 Day Sugar Detox Day 4 and 5

It’s hard to resist the sugary drinks and cakes and cookies that are plied on me on the weekend. As a matter of fact, I accidentally drank some juice before I realized I wasn’t supposed to drink it. It was only a few sips so I figure I’m okay.  I was at dinner after a…

10 Day Sugar Detox Day 3

Five tips that have helped me get through the Sugar Detox thus far:  Replace sugary drinks and soda with water. Add fruit chunks for flavor if necessary.     Have a plan for snacks – bananas, apples, nuts.    Plan ahead to prevent making hunger-motivated decisions – have items on hand so you can make delicious salads…

10 Day Sugar Detox Day 2 

Embarking on a successful sugar detox is all about attitude and momentum. I cleared my fridge of all the sugary stuff a couple days ago but last night I lay awake for a while wishing I had just one cup of juice… Or soda. 😛 I got a few ice cubes and closed my eyes…

10 Day Sugar Detox – Day One

It’s a good idea to eliminate added sugars from your diet completely but if you’re like me, that’s an option you might not even want to consider. But every now and then, a sugar detox is a good idea. Yesterday, the folks on NBC’s Today Show started a 10 day sugar detox and I’ve decided…

What To Eat Before Christmas

How should  you eat before a feast?  My friend and I joined the gym two months ago and although we don’t go religiously, we both feel like we haven’t been seeing the results we would have liked to this point. And I know diet is to blame. Yes, Thanksgiving was a delicious bust. but a…

The Body Book

In October, I read Cameron Diaz’ The Body Book and now as I am starting the Soup Detox, I am skimming through it again. Except that I realized last time, I didn’t write a review. So I’ll share some of the highlights that resonated with me and why I liked the book. The book is…

How To Eat Right, Live Right, Run Wright this week

  I’m back to Meal Planning and this time, I’m building my week’s menu around the 3 things I’m craving. I’m also making sure to get my G-Bombs every day. Want more meal planning ideas? Check out: G-Bombs Meal Plan         and WIAW The Meal Prep Edition         Last weeks’ goals…

Confessions of a Blogaholic – Give Me Some Sugar

I’ve done the 21 day sugar detox. The tag line for my blog includes eating right. I eat vegetables most of the day. But at the end of the day, I am still addicted to sugar. Sugar addiction is real. Like any other bad habit, it’s not easy to beat. There are times in the…

WIAW: Can You Eat The Rainbow In A Day?

Welcome to the weekly WIAW, What I Ate Wednesday post where I attempted to eat the rainbow in a day. WIAW is hosted by Jenn at Peas and Crayons blog where she links up lots of bloggers who share their food for a day (or week). This is my WIAW story. My challenge was to…