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 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…

WIAW Looking-back vs Planning Ahead

I’ve been doing WIAW posts for a few months now WIAW = What I Ate Wednesday. It’s a post where I highlight some of the foods I ate for the last week. Other bloggers who participate in the WIAW linkup choose a day and post a recap of everything they ate on that particular day….

It’s Not So Sweet Around Here Anymore

It’s not so sweet around here anymore because a few  weeks ago, I made a decision to cut down on sugar (click here to read my original post). It seems impossible to live a normal life and not eat sugar in some form… well, maybe not impossible, but definitely challenging. I like the flexibility of…