Monday, August 22, 2016

Day 1: Post 21 Day Cleanse

I woke up today with a huge smile and almost jumped out of bed so I could have my delicious egg breakfast I have missed so much!  And a REAL cup of coffee!!  It was all so tasty.

Technically I am supposed to add in each food item that eliminated one at a time.  That didn't go over that well, but I felt pretty good all day long so I can't complain.  Here is what I ate today:

Breakfast:  1 whole egg, 3 egg whites, a dash of nutritional yeast, spinach and 1 organic flour tortilla.  YUM.  I was pretty full after this and felt a little nauseous but I think I ate it too fast and this was a waaaayyy heavier breakfast than I have had in 3 weeks so that's probably why.

Post-workout:  1 protein shake (MY WAY!).  1 scoop On Nutrition Whey Chocolate Protein, 2 tbsp Organic PBfit peanut butter (this stuff is bomb.com and 90% less fat than regular peanut butter), 1 tbsp flax, 1/2 banana and a little bit of unsweetened cocoa powder.  SO SO GOOD.

Lunch:  I ate out with my Xymogen boss for sushi so I had lots of soy and shellfish with the edamame, soy sauce and crab!  Some dairy too--it was all so good and I felt no effects.

Dinner: 1 wild alaskan salmon filet (Costco marinated ones--my fave), 1 cup mixed veggies (leftover from last night) and 3/4 cup quinoa.

Dessert:  1/2 cup peanut butter and chocolate organic puff cereal with about 1/2 cup almond milk.  (I think I was missing peanut butter and chocolate).

I didn't put this into myfitnesspal.com because I never know how to log sushi.  I have my meals planned out for tomorrow though and I am so on track eating what I want!!

Overall I did not have any reactions from what I ate today.  I also didn't want to overdue it either.  The next 3 days I'll be eating clean since I have shift and I'm busy so I meal prepped today some turkey chili (very low carb), and some green chili chicken with cannelloni beans.  I make this with pork sometimes, but pork is fattening so I chose chicken.  I also prepped some mixed raw veggies so I stay on track for the week.

That's a wrap!  I may not update tomorrow, but I'll try to update in a couple of days to let you know how I'm feeling with adding back in all the foods I avoided.

Erin

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