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21-Day Weight Loss KICKSTART

Sunday, July 17, 2011

21 Day Weight Loss Kickstart is an amazing book written by Dr. Neal D. Barnard
This book is about boosting metabolism, lowering cholesterol, losing weight, and improving your health.
Took me two days--such an easy read, and so powerful!! After reading this book, I feel overwhelmed with the possibilities that are going to be affecting my body!
No Calorie Counting
No exercise is involved (unless you decide)
And Carb control
**This is a plant based diet, that eliminates the use of animal products, and oil.
There are delicious recipes, plus he gives you tips on how to grocery shop, and still be able to go out and eat a fabulous meal at restaurants.

Best of all, my whole family and two of my close friends are ALL doing it right along with me!
My "Kickstart" is starting Monday, and I can not wait!
This weekend, I wrote down a list of all the health foods that I love and know I will enjoy.
I then went into my cabinets and fridge, and threw away anything unhealthy and that had a fat gram higher than 3!
Thats the only thing you really have to do. Keep watch on gram of fat. Anything over 3g, you should avoid.
Even though this program involves that you do not eat meat, there are ENDLESS meals you can have. Today, I tried some.

For breakfast I had a egg"less" burrito (made with tofu), saute peppers and onions, on a whole wheat soft tortilla wrap...I also had a 1/2 cup of mangoes...and it was DELICOUS!

For Snack I had baked tortilla chips (that I made using whole wheat pita bread, and hummus!

Lunch I had a green salad with chickpeas and lemon dressing

And for dinner, I made whole wheat pasta with oyster mushrooms, in a lemon sauce.

My whole day was so incredibly tasty. I especially love eating, so I was very pleased with my meals.

My daughter who is 3 ate my dinner and kept asking for me!! For a night time snack, I had strawberries and honeydew melon dipped in chocolate. I used natural peanutbutter and mixed it with cocoa powder (learned from my uncle), and my daughter and I inhaled it!!

HIGHLY RECOMMEND READING THIS BOOK!! AND KEEP ME UPDATED ON YOUR PROGRESS

Good Luck!!

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LUVPJS 7/29/2011 9:53AM

  This book changed my life. I've been a vegan now for about 5 months and I feel absolutely wonderful! emoticon

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SMO203 7/17/2011 1:11PM

    Lauren, I'm so excited!!! Glad you are experimenting with different types of food and recipes. I love that we have a recipe board on our team page. We'll have to post all of our favorites there. Maybe after we have a bunch we can put them all together into a healthy family cookbook!!!

Love you! Talk to you tonight at 8.

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EGR2BEME 7/17/2011 7:42AM

    Lauren that is AWESOME! I am so excited that we are doing this all together. Love the strawberries and chocolate...need that recipe.

Also, can you please tell me how you made the lemon dressing? I made a topic on our team page for recipe ideas...so you can post it there so everyone can see it.

Can't wait...talk to you hopefully tonight. You have an equally healthy eating day today.

Love

Ellenn> emoticon emoticon emoticon - WE CAN DO IT!

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