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Whole 30 day 18-20.. went to the summer cabin for the weekend.

Still doing a the whole30, however this weekend i did “cheat” on saturday when I went to a dinner we were invited to. I had some wine and sauce to the fish that was served. On Sunday evening on our way home I also ended up having kabob with rice and creamy garlic sauce ( i thought they were going to give me the tomato sauce). It was very interesting because I felt a difference really fast in my body. It is strange how quickly I can feel a difference. I will continue to do the whole 30, and even if i will not have done it 100 % correct I still feel like it’s been fantastic and I still have some days to go. I don’t feel like a failure, and no one should just because things didn’t go like planned. We just need to continue to do the best we can and not give up 😀

Day 18

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  • Breakfast: Berry avocado yogurt
  • Lunch: Oven baked salmon with a raw beet, kale, apple salad
  • Snack: Clementine and some raw hazelnuts
  • Dinner: Salad topped with lots of veggies, chicken and avocado

Day 19 at the cabin

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  • Breakfast: Eggs, sandwich turkey meat with banana and nuts
  • Lunch: Sweet potato mash, with steak and salad
  • Dinner: Went to a dinner where different fish and potato was served and lots of different sauces. 

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Day 20 still at the cabin

  • Breakfast: Sweet potato cakes with sandwich turkey meat
  • Snack: Banana, apple and some nuts
  • Very late dinner on our way home: Kabob with rice and creamy garlic sauce

Whole30 day 3-5 done whohooo :D a new brekfast recipe up!

Helloooo 😀 The Whole30 is going great and I feel good. I’ve had some busy 3 days with work, friends and having fun. Went to pick blueberries on friday with my friend. We got these berry pickers which made it a lot easier to pick the blueberries. However we didn’t like the surprise of spiders, ticks and some other creepy crawly things that came with it hahaha. We will go out again next week to get some more blueberries before the season is over.

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I also changed gyms yesterday, or I quit my old on friday and signed up at a new gym yesterday. A lot of my friends go to this new gym so now I will join them. I think it will help me and motivate me to go to the gym more often, also we can push each other too.

So on thursday I tried a new breakfast and it was very good. I had it for breakfast for 3 days it was that good. I could probably eat it for a few more days. But I decided to not do that it might get boring then hehehe

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Day 3 food


  • Breakfast: Blueberry coconut omelette

  • Lunch: Oven baked ground beef filled belle peppers with a salad
  • Dinner: Pork tenderloin with a salad
  • Snack: Banana with almond butter and cactus fruit ( dragon fruit) topped with nuts and shredded coconut.

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Day 4 food

  • Breakfast: Blueberry coconut omelette
  • Lunch: Carrot/ turnip/ rutabaga/ leek soup
  • Dinner: The yummy burger I had on wednesday Portobello mint burger
  • Snack: Banana with almond butter

Day 5 food

  • Breakfast: Blueberry coconut omelette
  • Oven baked ground beef filled belle peppers with a salad
  • Dinner: Blueberry coconut omelette 😀 and turkey sandwich meat
  • Snack: Banana with almond butter

Blueberry coconut omelette

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  • 3 eggs
  • 1/4 cup coconut milk
  • 1 tbsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp cardamom
  • 2 tbsp unsweetened shredded coconut
  • Coconut oil for cooking

Mix together and put coconut oil in the pan. Put on medium to high heat and pour in the mixture, let cook for 3-4 minutes before adding the blueberries. Then cook for another 7-10 minutes. I flipp mine over and cook on the top side too because I don’t like it to bee too gooey. I also used 2 small egg pans instead of a large pan.

Enjoy

Uh-oh this weekend was a challenge, but it’s ok.

The last few days I have been very busy and have not been able to post anything. I also deviated from the challenge, however I am back and I will not start over on day one but just continue a few more days instead 🙂

Last week was a challenge, I started a new job two weeks ago and there is so much to learn, and my head have been on overload hahaha. I also worked really late, and that I’m not used to. So I was kind of exhausted in my brain this weekend. On saturday I ended up eating at TGI Fridays had a burger with gluten free bun and a few fries, I also had 2 mojitos. And on yesterday on sunday I had nachos at my sisters house. My stomach ended up in so much pain after dinner yesterday it was still hurting this morning. I’m not going to punish myself for failing this weekend.. it is just getting back on the wagon again. Now 24 hours later my stomach is still hurting a little bit.

Today I had nut porridge topped with berries for breakfast and a purple green juice. For lunch and dinner I had taco pie i made last week 🙂

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The nut porridge is delicious and simple to make, I found this recipe online it is in swedish. I just used less to have a smaller portion.

Nut porridge

  • 1 dl (0.4 cups) nuts ( i used almonds and cashews)
  • 1 tbsp flax seeds
  • 1 dl (0.4 cups) coconut milk
  • 1 msk water
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 banana
  • Cinnamon
  • Cardamom
  1. Put the nuts in a blender and mix the nuts until they are very small pieces.
  2. Put the eggs, banana coconut milk and water in a mixer and bled.
  3. Pour in the nuts and stir.
  4. Boil in a pot while you stir, until you’ve got the right consistency.
  5. Add the cinnamon and cardamom.
  6. Top with some berries. Enjoy!

2015 Whole30 Day 1 completed :) Yaayyyy and a blueberry omelette recipe

After a long working weekend with little sleep, I slept close to 11 hours today and woke up at 11. I can’t eat right after waking up so I had brunch today 🙂

I am really excited to do this Whole30 again, I sure need it and eventhough I know it will be hard at times. I have done it so I know I can do this. If you are doing it too, so can you!

This is the yummy food I ate today!!!

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  • Breakfast: Sweet blueberry omelette, fruit salad and a cup of tea.
  • Lunch: Shrimp Salad with olive oil and lemon dressing
  • Dinner: Meat sauce topped with lettuce
  • Snack: Nut mix

Breakfast omelette

  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp cardamom
  • 1/4 tsp real vanilla powder
  • 1/2 cup blueberries

Mix together everything but the blueberries, pour in a frying pan on medium heat then add the blueberries, after a 5-7 minutes flip the omelette and let it sit on low heat for another 3-4 minutes. Done and ready to be gobbled down 🙂

Day 4 Weeks 3 & Whole30 Day 25 Done! Bliss balls recipe!!!!!!

Had a great day today. Worked out in the morning LEG day..felt like jello after hahaha. I had more energy then monday but I was still low. Didn’t sleep very good..yup sleep is as important as proper diet. So tonight I am going to bed early. I know it is saturday but I am tired hihihi. And I have a lot to do tomorrow 🙂

OOOMMMGGGG i just made my best bliss balls yet….sooooooooooooooooo delicious. It was hard not to eat them all hahaha. Drooling… yummy in my tymmy hahahaha. My step dad who usually don’t like the paleo fied goods liked it. So I am on to something here 😀 Recipe below!!!

Day 4 Week 3 is Leg Day:

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  • Leg Extensions: 15kg x 12, 20kg x 12, 15kg x 12
  • Wide Stance Barbell Squat: 15kg x 12, 13kg x 12, 10kg x 12
  • Barbell Lunge: 10kg x 12, 52.kg x 24, 5kg x 20 ( half for each leg)
  • Kettlebell One-legged Deadlift: 4kg x 24 x 3 (half for each leg)
  • Seated Leg Curls: 15kg x 12, 20kg x 12, 20kg x 12
  • Seated Calf Raise: 15kg x 20, 20kg x 15, 25kg x 20
  • Standing Calf Raise: 15kg x 12, 15kg x 12, 15kg x 15

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Whole30 Day 25 Done!

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  • Pre-Workout Breakfast – 2 Eggs, bacon, blod orange, avocado wopped with cashew and almonds
  • Post-Workout Lunch (Had to leave fast after): 3 Scrambled eggs, Lamb salami, bone broth and a huge green choco raz smoothie (Recipe below)
  • Dinner: Huge Tuna salad from Vapiano
  • Evening Snack: Super Chocolate hazel bliss balls, kale chips and kombucha strawberry & mint (the kombucha was really good).

Super Chocolate Hazel Bliss Balls:

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  • 8 dates
  • 1 tbsp sunflower seeds
  • 2 tbsp hazelnut flour
  • 1/4 cup chashews
  • 3 tbsp cacao
  • 1-2 tsp green superfood
  • 2 tbsp almond butter
  • 1 tbsp cacao nibs
  • 1 tbsp coconut milk

Blend togehter in a mixer. If it is too dry add more coconut milk, if it is too sticky add more hazelnut flour. Put in the fridge for an hour before making balls and roling in shredded coconut. This is super duper uber delicious.

Green Choco Raz Smoothie:

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  • 1 banana
  • 1/2 avocado
  • 1/2 can coconut milk
  • Hand full of spinach
  • 1/2 cup frozen raspberries
  • 2 tbsp almonds
  • 1 tbsp raw cacao
  • 2 tsp green superfood
  • 1 tbsp flaxseeds

Blend pour in a bowl, I topped with coconut chips and chiaseeds 😀

Day 3 Week 3, Whole30 day 24

Today was a great day. I worked out and i have been in a fantastic mood all day 🙂 Went to work it was really busy…was hit by a car at work…fortunately we were both driving slow so im feeling ok right now. Hope i will tomorrow. Me and my friend are both blessed nothing serious happened!!! Still in a great mode though 🙂

My workout today was good, Im feeling a little stronger already 😀 it’s exciting with 9 weeks to go. I can’t even imagine how much stronger i will be!!!!!!

Day 3 Week 3 Chest and Triceps

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My exercises:

  • 5 minute warmup run on the treadmill
  • Pushups: 15 x 3 (I modified these to wall pushups standing on my toes. I have problems with my wrists, they are too week at the moment)
  • Incline Dumbbell Press. 3kg x 12, 4kg x 12, 4kg x 12
  • Dumbbell Flyers: 3kg x 12, 3kg x 12, 4kg x 12
  • Dumbbell Flyers: 4kg x 12, 3kg x 12, 3kg x 12 (was supposed to do decline dumbbell flyers, but they don’t have that bench at my gym so I did 3 more sets dumbbell flyers)
  • Bench Dips: 12, 12, 9
  • Lying Triceps Press: 2kg x 12, 5kg x 12, 5kg x 12
  • Tricep Dumbbell Kickback: 2kg x 24, 2kg x 28, 3kg x 24 (did half on each arm)
  • Standing Dumbbell Triceps Extension: 4kg x 12, 5kg x 12, 4kg x 12
  • Cable One Arm Tricep Extension: 2.5kg x 18, 1.5kg x 24, 1.5kg x 24 (half on each arm)
  • Stretching

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Whole30 Day 24 was going great I did cheat a little, it was this girls last day at work and she brought this super yummy mareng cake filled with raspberry whipped cream. I couldnt recist a small peice. It didn’t have any gluter which was great. I am going to actually try to make that cake Paleo approved later on, because it was soooo super duper delisious.

Here is what I ate

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  • Pre-Workout Breakfast: Choco Blueberry Smoothie (Recipe below)
  • Post-Workout Snack: Banana and nuts (with in 15 minutes after finishing my workout)
  • Lunch: Simple tuna with oven baked sweet potato and a spinach sallad
  • Dinner: Veggie Stew with shredded chicken with oven baked sweet potato and a huge spinach, tomat, carrot, cucumer, sauerkraut, avocado salad
  • Evening Snack: Avococo pudding topped with coconut chips and salt chips and nuts

 

Pre-Workout Choco Blueberry Smoothie

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  • 1 banana
  • 1/2 avocado
  • 1/2 cup of blueberries
  • 1/2 can of coconut milk
  • 1 raw egg
  • 1 tablespoon crushed flax seeds
  • 3 tsp raw cacao
  • 2 tsp green superfood
  • 1 tablespoon of chia seeds
  1. Blend all ingredients except the chia seeds in a blender.
  2. When well mixed stir in chia seeds let sit 15 minutes.
  3. Pour into a bowl and I garnished with walnuts, cashews, sunflower seeds, cacao nibs, coconut chips and 1 small chopped fresh date

 

Whole30 Day 23, Workout day 2 Week 3

Hiiiiiiiiiii I am doing great 😀 For the past 2 days tuesday and wednesday I had to take a brake from my Whole30 challenge, I went on a liquid fast to go to the dorctor for a stomach check up. Now I’m back eating solid food again, nice cause I was hungry hahahaha. Everything was good with my stomach YAY. I tend to have digestive issues so I think I need to include more probiotic foods in to my diet to help my gut flora. I will probably start with some natural supplement first. I will do some research and let you know what I find 🙂

On tuesday morning before my liquid fast started I went to the gym. I had more energy then monday so I could actually do the workout properly 😀

Day 2 Week 3 Back and Biceps

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  • Hammer Strength Lat Pul: 15kg x 12, 25kg x 12, 25kg x 12
  • Wide_Grip Lat Pulldown: 20kg x 12, 20kg x 12, 25kg x 12
  • Seated Cable Rows: 15kg x 12 x 3
  • Bent Over Two-Arm Long Bar Row: 12.5kg x 12, 12.5kg x 12, 15.5kg x 12
  • Hyperextensions (Back Extensions): 12, 10, 8
  • Barbell Curl: 10kg x 12, 10kg x 12, 7.5kg x 12
  • Incline Dumbbell Curl: 3kg x 12 x 3
  • Alternate Hammer Curl: 3kg x 24(12 per sida), 4kg x 20, 3kg x 24

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My Whole30 Day 23 today    

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  • Breakfast 1 – Spinach mushroom scrambled eggs with bonebroth (will post recipe tomorrow)
  • Breakfast 2 – Avocado, banana apple salad topped with nuts, cacao nibs, coconut chips, sunflower seeds
  • Lunch & Early Dinner: Veggies stew with oven baked sweet potato and egg
  • Evening Snack: Eating breakfast anytime hihihi Bacon & Eggs with banana almond butter sprinkled with raw cacao cinnamon and shredded coconut. Yummy

Week 2 Day 4, Whole30 Day 21DONE!!!!

Feeling fantastisic today 🙂 Im loving my new lifestyle. ..it is the 1st time i am actually not getting sick and following through with working out. I think a big part of me not getting sick is due to the change i have done in the food departement. Since gluten is really making me sick i am really staying away from it. I am happy i tried paleo. It has changed my life! Doing this Whole30 challenge is really helping me to get better.

Today was week 2 day 4 Shoulders and abs. Was really tired after my workout today 😀 i will for sure be sore tomorrow.

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This is what i did:

  • Seated Dumbbell Press: 3kg x 12, 3kg x 12, 3kg x 20
  • Dumbbell Straight-Arm Front Delt Raise to a t: 2kg x 12, 2kg x 15, 2kg x 20
  • Side Lateral Raise: 2kg x 12, 3kg x 12, 2kg x 12
  • Seated Bent-Over Rear Delt Raise: 2kg x 11, 1kg x 12, 1kg x 12
  • Excercise Ball Crunch: 12 x 3
  • Air Bike: 24 x 3
  • Plank (added this to my workout plan): 38 sec & 30 sec

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Whole30 day 21

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Pre-Workout Breakfast – Scrambled eggs, lamb salami, avocado and a green tropical smoothie (recept nedan)
Post-Workout Lunch – Carrot Parshnip puré and pan fried salmon with sauteed spinich mushrooms
Dinner – Shrimp, spinich mushroom omilet with a side of coco smoothie and blood orange
Snack – Sliced banana sprinkeld with cinnamon and nuts drizzled with olive oil, sea salt and chili pepper

Coconut salmon shrimp pasta Recipe:

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  • 1 salmon
  • 3/4 cup prawns
  • 1/2 onion
  • 3-4 garlic cloves
  • 1 can coconut milk
  • 2-4 tsp coconut flour
  • 1 tsp curry powder
  • 1 tsp cummin
  • 1 tsp tumeric
  • Salt and pepper to taste

How to:

  1. Cut salmon into small chuncks and fry till done.
  2. Remove from pan and add coconut milk and stirr
  3. Add all the seasonings and coconut flour to thicken the sause.
  4. Add shrimp and the salmon back let simmer for 5 minutes
  5. Make zucchini pasta by using a peeler
  6. Sautee the zucchini
  7. Ready to eat 😀

 

 Choco Banana coconut icecream and oven roasted nuts recipe:

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Icecream

  • 1 frozen banana
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk
  • 2-4 tbsp cacao (depending on what you like)
  • 1 tsp cacao nibs

Blend it all. Place in a serving bowl and add toppings. I used sea salt chunks and coconut chips

Oven roasted nuts:

  • Use any type of nuts you like
  • Salt
  • A little water
  1. Put oven on 400f
  2. Place the nuts in an oven save dish
  3. Sprinkle with water and season with salt
  4. Stirr after 5 minutes, add another 5 minutes or til golden brown

 

Green Tropical Smoothie Recipe:

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  • 1/2 avocado
  • Hand full of spinach
  • 1/2 cup pineapple
  • 1/2 cup raspberry
  • A few raw almonds
  • 1 tsp crushed flax seeds
  • 1 cup water

Blend and enjoy the tropics!

Whole30 Day 19 & 20 completed!

Hiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii been working 2 long days, so I have cooked quite a bit. I need a lot of food at work and I love to eat hahahaha. I am tired but feeling great 🙂 I have 2 new recipes below 😀

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Here is what I ate:

Whole30 Day 19

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  • Breakfast 1 – Bacon, scrambled eggs and a purple veggie smoothie
  • Breakfast 2 – Coco smoothie and soft boiled eggs
  • Lunch – Crock pot chicken (recipe below) with oven baked sweet potato and sauteed spinach muchrooms
  • Dinner – Crock pot chicken with a huge salad
  • Evening Snack – Lamb salami with scrambled eggs and saurkraut

Whole30 Day 20

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  • Breakfast 1 – Scrambled eggs with Lamb salami, spinach, red bell pepper and avocado
  • Breakfast 2 – Tropics smoothie (recipe below) and egg
  • Lunch – Coconut salmon shrimp pasta (will post recipe tomorrow) topped with salad and avocado
  • Dinner – Crock pot chicken with red veggie sause and oven baked sweet potato
  • Evening snack – Choco Banana coconut icecream and oven roasted nuts (will post recipe tomorrow)

Crock Pot Chicken recipe:

Excited to use my new crock pot. Its my second time 😀

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  • 1 whole chicken
  • 1 cup Olive oil
  • 3-4 garlic cloves
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1/4 tsp chili pepper
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  1. Rince and pat dry the chicken.
  2. Mix all the ingredients except the chicken.
  3. Rub a little salt and pepper on the chicken then rub the olive oil mixture all over and under the skin where possible
  4. Put in a tight back and pour what’s left of the olive oil mixture in the bag and seal.
  5. Let marinate for at least 8 hours, prefferably over night.
  6. Put the chicken in the crock pot, put it on low for 6-8 hours. I had mine for 8 hours overnight

Enjoy!!!

 

Tropics Smoothie Recipe: Not the prettiest picture but super delicious

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  • 1/2 can coconut milk
  • 1 banana
  • 1 cup pineapple, mango, physalis and raspberry
  • 1 tsp flax seeds
  • A few walnuts

Blend and enjoy oh so yummy tropics

 

Swedish

Hiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii jobbat två långa dagar, så jag har lagat en massa mat. Jag behöver en hel del mat på jobbet och jag älskar att äta hahahaha. Jag är trött men mår bra 🙂 Jag har 2 nya recept nedan 😀

Här är vad jag åt:

Whole30 Dag 19

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  • Frukost 1 – Bacon, äggröra och en lila grön smoothie
  • Frukost 2 – Coco smoothie och mjuk kokta ägg
  • Lunch – Crok pot kyckling (recept nedan) med ugnsbakad sötpotatis och sauterad spenat champinjoner
  • Middag – Crock pot kyckling med en stor sallad
  • Afton Snack – Lamm salami med äggröra och sauerkraut

Whole30 Dag 20

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  • Frukost 1 – Äggröra med Lamm salami, spenat, röda paprika och avokado
  • Frukost 2 – Tropics smoothie (recept nedan) och ägg
  • Lunch – Kokos lax räk pasta (kommer att lägga upp recept i morgon) toppad med sallad och avokado
  • Middag – Crock pot kyckling med röd grönskas sås och ugnsbakad sötpotatis
  • Kvällsmål – Choco Banan kokos glass och ugn rostade nötter (kommer att lägga upp recept i morgon)

Crock Pot kyckling recept:

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Det är kul att använda min nya crock pot gryta, 2a gången nu 🙂

  • 1 hel kyckling
  • 2 dl olivolja
  • 3-4 vitlöksklyftor
  • 1 tsk salt
  • 1 tsk peppar
  • 1/4 tsk chilipeppar
  • 1/2 tsk kummin
  1. Skölj och torka kycklingen.
  2. Blanda alla ingredienser utom kycklingen.
  3. Gnid lite salt och peppar på kycklingen sedan gnugga olivolja blandningen över och under huden där det är möjligt.
  4. Lägg kycklingen i en påse och häll det som är kvar av olivoljeblandningen i påsen och förslut.
  5. Låt marinera i minst 8 timmar, bäst över natten.
  6. Placera kycklingen i crock pott grytan, satte den på låg i 6-8 timmar. Jag hade min i 8 timmar under natten.

Njut!

 

Tropisk smoothie Recept:

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  • 1/2 burk kokosmjölk
  • 1 banan
  • 1 kopp ananas, mango, physalis och hallon
  • 1 tsk linfrön
  • Några valnötter

Blanda och njut oh så smaskiga tropikerna

 

Day 2, Week 2! Whole30 Day 16 done!!!

Today started out so so..didn’t sleep well. I went to the gym and it felt good. However my wrists started to hurt. So i had to lower the weights, no fun. But i have to be patience and have to focus on strengthening them. I am determined 🙂

This evening i went to Leadership Bootcamp my church Hillsong Stockholm is having.  WOW it was amazing and what ever negative feelings i had before went away. It was uplifting and informative. Love it  😀 so now i have lots of energy hahaha and i feel fantastic!

Week 2, Day 2 of the #dmotiv8or challenge back/ biceps day!
It went well excep i had to lower the weights some  😦 I also added a lower back excersice. It felt like my back was on fire hahaha doing that excercise. So great. I will and I am getting stronger day by day. My weights overall was a little more than last week, eventhough my wrists was hurting!

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Here is what I did

  • 5 minute running warmup
  • Wide-Grip Lat Pulldown: 20kg x 12, 25kg x 10, 20kg x 12
  • One-Arm Dumbbell Row (on each side): 4kg x 12, 4kg x 12, 5kg x 12, 6kg x 12
  • Seated Cable Rows: 15kg x 12, 15kg x 12, 10kg x 12 (this is where my right wrist started hurthing)
  • Underhand Cable Pulldowns: 20kg x 12, 20kg x 12, 25kg x 12 (here my left wrist started to hurt)
  • Dumbbell Alternate Bicep Curl: 5kg x 12, 4kg x 12, 4kg x 12 (left wrist was hurting)
  • One Arm Dumbblell Preacher Curl (on each side): 3kg x 12, 3kg x 12, 3kg x 12 (left writs hurting)
  • Standing Biceps Cable Curl: 2.5kg x 12, 5kg x 12, 5kg x 12
  • Hyperextensions (Back Extensions): 10, 7, 10

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Whole30 Day 16 completed!

I slept in so I had late breakfast, went to the gym and had late lunch. I only had a smoothie and pear for dinner at the Leadership Bootcamp. I was hungry on my way home so I ate some nuts, not in picture. And I was stil hungry when I got home so I made some late evening snack.

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Yummy yummy in my tummy hihihi

  • Pre-Workout Breakfast: 2 scrambled eggs, bacon, persimmon and a carrot red orange smoothie
  • Post-Workout Lunch: Oven baked salmon, sweetpotato mash with spinach salad
  • Light dinner: Coco smoothie and a pear
  • Late evening snack: 2 scrambled eggs, physalis, banana dusted with cinamon and shredded coconut

Good night everyone, hope you had a fantastic day 😀

Whole30 Day 5 finished! Ate so yummy today

I slept in today it was much needed 🙂 When I woke up at 10.25 I saw a text message from my lovely friend Henny. She wanted to meet for lunch at 11ish, since I needed to eat I thought it was a great idea to go and catch up over a meal. Jumped in the shower, got dressed and headed out. You can’t tell but she is pregnant with only 8 weeks to go before a new baby princess is born. After the nice brunch I went home and cooked food to take with me to work.

Svenska nedan 😀

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Day 5 foods. This was super duper delish!!!!

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  • Brunch – Big salad (green lettuce, spinach, cucumber, tomato, carrot, broccoli, red bellpepper, artichoke, mushrooms, sundried tomato, chicken, egg with olive oil and lemon juice)
  • Late Lunch – Shrimp mushroom coconut Zucchini linguine
  • Dinner – Oven baked salmon on a spinach, carrot, avocado bead, topped with sunflower and crushed flax seeds.
  • Evening Snack – Avocado, banana, raspberry, blackberry, blueberry, almond, walnut, coconut chips, cacao nibs, coconut milk (the hard part) and dusted with cinnamon

I wanted some fish today and decided to look for inspiration on line, and I found this recipe found here. This was very tasty, can’t wait to eat some more tomorrow.

Lemon Dill Salmon

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Recipe:

  • Salmon
  • zest of one lemon (about a tablespoon)
  • 2 tablespoons ghee
  • 1 tablespoon chopped, fresh dill
  • 1 lemon (for the zest)
  • salt and pepper

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Oil (or ghee) the bottom of a baking dish.
  3. Rinse the salmon and pat dry with paper towels. Sprinkle with salt and pepper and place in the prepared dish.
  4. Mix together the ghee (room temperature), lemon zest and dill.
  5. Place about half the mixture on top of the seasoned salmon. You can spread the lemon dill mixture or leave it in dollops like this.

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Enjoy!

Swedish 

Jag tog sovmorgon i dag det var väl behövligt 🙂 När jag vaknade vid 10.25 såg jag ett sms från min underbara vän Henny. Hon ville mötas över en lunch vid 11ish, eftersom jag behövde äta jag tyckte det var en bra idé att gå och chatta över en måltid. Hoppade i duschen, klädde och stack iväg. Du kan inte se men hon är gravid med bara 8 veckor kvar innan en ny liten prinsessa föds. Efter den trevlig brunch åkte jag hem och lagade mat att ta med mig till jobbet.

Dag 5’s måltider. Detta var super duper delish!!

  • Brunch – Stor sallad (grön sallad, spenat, gurka, tomat, morot, broccoli, röd paprika, kronärtskocka, champinjoner, soltorkade tomater, kyckling, ägg med olivolja och citronsaft).
  • Sen lunch – räkor svamp kokos zucchini linguine.
  • Middag – Ugnsbakad lax på en sallad av spenat, morot, avokado pärla, toppad med solrosfrön och krossade linfrön.
  • Kvälls Snack – Avokado, banan, hallon, björnbär, blåbär, mandel, valnöt, kokos chips, kokos mjölk (den hårda delen), kakao nibs och pudrad med kanel.

Jag ville ha lite fisk i dag och beslutade att leta efter inspiration på nätet, och jag hittade detta recept hittas här. Det var mycket gott, längtar tills imorgon så jag kan äta mera.

Citron Dill Lax

Recept:

  • lax
  • zest av en citron (ungefär en matsked)
  • 2 matskedar smörolja
  • 1 msk hackad, färsk dill
  • 1 citron (för zest)
  • salt och peppar

Instruktioner

  1. Värm ugnen till 400 grader F.
  2. Olja (eller ghee) i botten av en ugnsform.
  3. Skölj laxen och klappa torrt med hushållspapper. Strö över salt och peppar och lägg i den beredda skålen.
  4. Blanda ghee (rumstemperatur), citronskal och dill.
  5. Placera ungefär hälften av blandningen på toppen av den rutinerade laxen. Du kan sprida citron dill blandningen eller lämna den i dollops som denna.

Doing a 12 week fitness challenge and a Whole30! My Pre Workout Smoothie recipe!

Had a great day and lots of energy thanks to my workout today 😀

I’m starting off the new year working out. I have been going regularly for the past 2 month and I am really happy about that. Robin Dorvil https://www.facebook.com/robins.dorvil?fref=ts or dmotiv8or on instagram is doing the Dmotiv8orChallenge. It is a 12 week challenge starting on monday the 6th. Here is the official challenge https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10152101887560817&set=a.10150095001085817.271881.672615816&type=1&theater    You have 7 days to get ready mentally. Lets gooooo people, lets get fit!

I will also do a Whole30 along side with it. I’m really excited. http://www.whole9life.com/2013/08/the-whole30-program/ I have done it twice this year it was great, I have been eating a lot of foods I shouldn’t have lately. Especially now during the holidays and I feel the side effects it is having on me. So I am starting off the new year kicking butt. There is a lot of great Whole30 recipies out there, you can google them. I will be posting as much as possible.

Before my workout this moring I had a mmmm yummy smoothie. It is really important to eat before woking out to fuel the body with nutrients. I tend to choose a smoothie in the mornings because you only need 45 min to 1 hour to digest. It is always better to eat a full breakfast. However you need about 2 hours to digest before working out.

Pre Workout Nutty Chocolate Smootihe 😀

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Recipe:

  • 1 banana
  • 1 cup creemy coconut milk
  • 2 tbsp raw cacao
  • 1 tsp cacao nibs
  • 1 tbsp almond butter
  • 1 tsp hemp protein
  • 1 tsp green superfood
  • 1/2 cup water

Blend and enjoy!

At the gym wearing one of my new tops 🙂

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For my post work out/ lunch and dinner I had x-mas left overs ‘mix in a pan’ or pytt i panna like we call it in sweden. I had potato, sweet potato, brussel sprouts, sausage, meatballs, kale and some seasonings. It was yummy and I got really full 🙂

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Its really late now and I’m falling asleep waiting for my friend to skype me from LA zzzzzzz. Well good night.

Green Pineapple Smoothie + This is Christmas Show. Pics from my lovely sunday!

Had a fantastic day today. Started the day with a really tasty Pineapple Green Smoothie. Then by 11 went to the gym and had a cardio/ streching day. It felt great, and it was the 4th time this week I worked out 😀 After the gym came home and cooked some yummy foods to eat, before I got ready to go to see This is Christmas show that my church Hillsong Stockholm produced.

My morning pre-workout smoothie. I love these great smoothies so scrumptious and easy to make before the gym.

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Green Pineapple Smoothie

Recipe:

  • Hand full of spinach
  • 1 small banana
  • 1/2 cup pineapple
  • 1 tbsp shredded coconut
  • 10 almonds
  • 1 tsp green superfood
  • 1 tsp hempprotein
  • 1/2 cup almond milk
  • 1/2 cup water

Directions:

Blend all together in a mixer well and enjoy!!!!!

Gym Selfies ;D

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My post-workout meal it consisted of oven baked sweet potato, egg, tuna cakes topped with tomato spinach sauce, sauerkraut and some fresh spinach. Yum yum yum!

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I was really excited to see the x-mas show and I’m happy we came early. We were there 1 hour before the show started. Lucky us we were at the up front of the line, looking at the picture the line was looonnng. It was about 2000 people there. The show was magnificent and the vocals WOW, we have some really fantasticly talented people in my church. Hillsong Stockholm ❤ I loved loved loved the show!!!!!!

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After we went to eat some food at Orkidé Thai Restaurant. I had a cheat day and mmmm it was really good! We all ordered the special plate with desert.

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Me, Nadja and my mom ❤ Awesome day!!!!

Mmmmm paleo breakfast hot cerial/ porridge & of course a smoothie too!

I have been MIA for a little bit. Have some things going on in my life and I was silly to eat oatmeal and ended up with severe stomach issues. Well at least I know I can’t eat oats anymore. And after that I came down with a little cold, most likley because my immunesystem was compromised after the stomach episode. I have also been in a brain fog for a little bit. It comes and goes, so I’m working on figuring out what is triggering it for me. It is at times very debilitating, makes me unable to think clearly or focus. So time on the computer has been limited.

I have a few posts coming up the next few days of the foods and goodies I have made the last few weeks. I love that I have become a foodie, food sometimes consumes my life hahaha. I tend to spend a lot of my days off to prep and cook for the day or 2, however I need to start making more big quantities to store in the freezer. I love love love breakfast it is my favorit meal of the day!!!! I made some really good paleo porridge and bluegreen smoothie today. Totally yummylisious!!!!!!!

För Svenska kolla längre ner 🙂

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Hot cerial/porridge

Recipie:

  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tbsp coconut flour
  • 2 tbsp buckwheet or almond flour
  • 1/2 cup almond milk or coconut milk
  • 1 tsp cinnamon

Directions:

Stirr it all together in a pot. Keep on stirring over medium heat till desired consistency. Serve with toping of your choice. I used homemade applesause.

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Bluegreen Smoothie

Recipie:

  • 1 hand full spinach
  • 1-2 stems of kale
  • 1 banana
  • 1 cup of blueberries and blackberries
  • 1 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tsp hemp protein (optional)
  • 1 tsp green superfoods (optional)
  • Couple of almonds

Directions:

Blend it all togehter well in a blender, I used my nutri bullet. Love that little thing!!! Drink up!

SWEDISH

Jag har varit borta från webben ett tag. Har några saker som händer i mitt liv och jag var dumt nog att äta havregrynsgröt och det slutade med allvarliga mag problem. Men nu vet jag åtminstone att jag inte kan äta havre längre. Och efter det så blev jag förkyld, troligtvis så äventyrades mitt immunförsvar efter magen episoden. Jag har också varit i en ‘hjärndimma’ eller brain fog ett tag. Det kommer och går, så jag jobbar på att räkna ut vad som utlöser det för mig. Det gör mig oförmögen att tänka klart eller fokusera. Så tid på datorn har varit begränsad.

Jag har några inlägg kommer upp de närmaste dagarna av de livsmedel och godsaker som jag har gjort de senaste veckorna. Jag älskar att jag har blivit en foodie, mat konsumerar ibland mitt liv hahaha. Jag tenderar att spendera en hel del av mina lediga dagar till prep och laga mat för dagen eller 2, men jag måste börja göra fler stora mängder för att förvara i frysen. I love love love frukost är min favorit måltid på dagen!! Jag gjorde en riktigt bra paleo gröt och en blågrön smoothie idag. Riktigt yummylisious!!!

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Gröt

Recept:

  • 2 ägg
  • 2 msk kokosmjöl
  • 2 msk boveteflingor eller mandelmjöl
  • 1 dl mandelmjölk eller kokosmjölk
  • 1 tsk kanel

Gör så här:

Vispa ihop allt i en kastrull och koka upp på mellan värme, tills du fått den konsistens du vill ha. Toppa med vad du tycker om, jag använde hemma gjord äppelmos.

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Smoothie

  • 1 handfull spenat
  • 1-2 stjälkar grönkål
  • 1 banan
  • 2-3 dl blåbär och björnbär
  • 2-3 vatten
  • 1 tsk hampa protein (tillval)
  • 1 tsk green superfoods (tillval)
  • några av mandlar

Gör så här:

Blanda allt i en mixer, jag använde min nutri bullet. Mmmmm gott