Category Archives: The 21 Day Sugar Detox

6 Effective Ways to Kick Sugar Cravings

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In honor of my second 21 Day Sugar Detox, I decided to put together some (hopefully) helpful tips for dealing with strong sugar cravings. I hope you will be able to use them when the craving hits!

Great ideas for dealing with sugar cravings from a Paleo / real food perspective! Image courtesy of marin at freedigitalphotos.net
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6 Things You Can Do About Cravings

 

FOOD CRAVINGS! I’m sure you been there. Going about your day, absorbed in various tasks when, WHAM. "I need a soft pretzel!” ...Learn about where food cravings come from and what to do about them in my newest post! Photo courtesy of artemisphoto at freedigitalphotos.net

I’m sure you been there. Going about your day, absorbed in various tasks when, WHAM.

“I need a soft pretzel!” 

Or maybe you’re flipping through a magazine when you come to a picture of a gooey chocolate brownie. All of the sudden, you’re fantasizing about running to the store to get ingredients. Read more

The 21 Day Sugar Detox – Part 4

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Wow. I did it. I went the longest I’ve ever gone without sugar! 

The crazy thing is, I was just starting to not crave it during the last week! I think I could have kept going. It makes it easier when you have amazing recipes like Paleo Chick-fil-a: Read more

The 21 Day Sugar Detox – Part 3

Though a 21 DSD or paleo dinner is always pretty easy for me to figure out, breakfast and lunch seem to require some extra creativity – usually because I’m rushing to class around breakfast, and lunch is just kind of a boring meal in my opinion. However, I know that fueling up for those meals can make or break the rest of my day energy-wise! Here’s an example of what I usually do for each meal:

 BREAKFAST:

21dsd stirfryI love you, breakfast.

I really enjoy challenging myself with a 21 DSD-friendly breakfast. Read more

The 21 Day Sugar Detox – Part 2

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I’m on Day 13 of this thing and still going strong!

My experience so far:

-My skin is improving! The initial flareup is obviously leaving, which is SO encouraging.

-My energy level throughout the day makes me really happy. I’m writing this at 4 pm and am wide awake – after spending the day doing errands, cooking, and deep cleaning my garage. Read more

The 21 Day Sugar Detox

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It’s my first blog post!

After being told “you need to start a blog” multiple times, I’ve finally decided to do it. I already spend a lot of time researching and writing for nutrition classes, listening to health podcasts, experimenting in the kitchen, and reading health literature on my own time – so I thought, might as well put it to good use! Besides that, I also have found that I learn so much better by writing, so this will really serve multiple purposes.

I spent so long figuring out what to write about first. There is so much I could start with, and so many crazy topics I want to eventually tackle. That being said, I eventually settled on what I’m thinking about right now: The 21 Day Sugar Detox! Read more