Category Archives: Healthy Living

My goal is clean eating (using ingredients that are as close to its original form as possible), which means minimizing prepackaged, precooked, preprepared foods and using as many fresh ingredients as possible. I also want variety, which provides more of the nutrients we need, more fruits and vegetables, and healthier proteins (poultry, fish, legumes, etc).

40 days – Pre Fast

We’ve reached that place again. That arbitrary spot in space as our planet makes its trek around the sun. The moment in time that we’ve marked as our “new year.” A date on the calendar where we feel compelled to … Continue reading

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Whole 30 – Final countdown

Only six more days and we’ll have completed our Whole 30. It’s been good. Although frustrating at times because it takes a little extra time for meal planning. But everything is fresh and seasoned well. Our energy levels are higher, … Continue reading

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Whole 30 – Over Halfway There

When coconut milk tastes sweet, I realize the sugar dragon has been maimed. I can’t say slain, because it wouldn’t take much to revive it to rear its fiery head again. I use the coconut milk in my coffee. No … Continue reading

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Restart with Whole30

Sunday January 3rd. Day 2 of our restart. Not bad. A little confession. I still have some of my coffee creamer (Bliss) left over. But I’m only putting a tablespoon in a 12 ounce cup. Two cups in the morning. … Continue reading

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Revisiting Whole 30: Needing a Restart

Six years ago, Jon and I tried the Whole30 program. If you’d like to read about that initial experience, you can start the series here. Whole30 is more than just a weight loss program (although it did wonders for both of … Continue reading

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