Can you? Is it possible? Some of you are nodding enthusiastically – you’ve learned the secrets and have learned to love their flavor as is as well. Not everyone loves the veggies though but if you’re determined to try you’ll be surprised how little time it takes to learn to like them.
Whether you already love them or are just planning to – here are some tips on how to make vegetables taste good:
First of all, I love simple smoothies. My go-to smoothie has just some banana, berries and coconut oil but you can put pretty much anything in a smoothie. Here are some popular choices to give you some ideas:
As many of you know, I’ve done Whole30 twice (see my Whole30 results: round 1 and round 2). And I’m sure that many of you have started Whole30 on January 1 or are planning to do so very soon.
When I was on Whole30 I was really eager to read other people’s success stories, for motivation and for just mental support. So I thought I’d help you out!
In this article I will post a roundup of links to ten Whole30 success stories and also bring some quotes from them that I find particularly important and meaningful.
What can we learn from their success and mistakes?
We’ve all heard about the benefits of the Mediterranean diet, right? But are you familiar with the advantages of the Nordic diet? Because it’s a real competitor. Here’s what it’s all about.
When you try to lose weight you get food cravings. Why? Because you have taught your body and your brain to a certain type of diet – a diet that has made you gain weight. When you try to change your diet your brain doesn’t seem to be very happy. You can almost hear it scream ”Hey, I don’t want this! I want all the ”good stuff” I had before”. Obviously, you know it wasn’t that good for your health. So it is inevitable, there will be cravings.
Now, I’ve written about this a little bit before: About how to get rid of sugar and also about healthy alternatives to sweet cravings. But what else can be done besides either getting rid of sugar or choosing a healthier alternative? What can you do about your cravings to stay sane when you try to lose weight?
I’m pretty sure that when you’re trying to lose weight you look for healthy alternatives to your favorite sweet treats.
Are there any healthy treats?
Well, it depends.
That’s because you will have to start seeing treats in a different light. You cannot have daily chocolate bars or cakes and no amount of fresh fruits or berries is going to completely satisfy that craving. The good news is that you only need to really fight those cravings for about a week. After that the cravings are almost gone. After a week you will notice that you really enjoy the natural sweet taste of apples and oranges – and even replace sweet treats by having something savory.
I am. Well, I’m not one of those people who will only ever eat potatoes and Pizza Margherita, but when I compare myself to most people who eat pretty much anything then yep, I’m a picky eater.
In this post I will go through what it’s like being a picky eater and most importantly some tips on how to not be a picky eater for life.
Here we go:
Another week on Whole30!
Overall week 3 has been interesting. I haven’t accomplished as much as I hoped: I haven’t eaten proper breakfasts (= more than just fruits) and I haven’t had any fish.
But then again I have started shredding again! Not as much as I would like to but I’ve done four 30 Day Shred workouts this week – that is certainly an improvement to my zero workouts last week…
Here’s my week 3 report: