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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
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Whole 30 day 15-17. Been struggling a lil bit… super easy recipe up!!

Yes I have been struggling a little, wanting sweets. But I am not giving in to it. I am more then half way through and I will make it. But I am for sure looking forward to my birthday. I am also participating in a instagram foodie exchange. Which I am excited about. I am paired up with this girl i Sweden and we will both make some sweets and/or treats based on the other persons diet and then send it to her as a package. I think this is super fun and I can’t wait for my package to arrive. We will all open them on october 3rd and post pictures of our packages on instagram. I will make some yummy stuff to send her 😀

Day 15

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  • Breakfast: Smoothie that I couldn’t finish (didn’t have much appetite in the AM)
  • Lunch: Oven baked salmon with parsnip, carrot, turnip mash and salad
  • Dinner: Sweet potato cakes, with bacon sauteed spinach and homemade lingonberry jam

Day 16

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  • Breakfast: Sauteed spinach, mushroom and beet with turkey sandwich meet
  • Lunch: Sweet potato cakes, with bacon sauteed spinach and homemade lingonberry jam
  • Dinner: Tuna salad with home made mayo in a lettuce shell 🙂

Day 17

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  • Breakfast: Banana, blueberry, coconut milk chia pudding topped with some nuts and seeds
  • Lunch: The last of Sweet potato cakes, with bacon spinach and homemade lingonberry jam
  • Snack: Some hazelnuts, and some of my breakfast chia pudding
  • Dinner: Spinach, mushroom, turkey omelette with a side of satsumas
  • Snack: Home made kale chips

Sweet potato cake and lingonberry jam

Sweet potato cakes

  • 2 medium sizedsweet potato boiled or oven baked
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 tsp pink himalaya salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • Coconut oil for frying

Mash the potato and mix in the eggs and seasoning. Place the coconut oil in the skillet and on medium heat spoon out the potato mixture and fry for 4-5 minutes on each sides. I flipped them a few times.

Lingonberry jam

  • 1 apple
  • 1 cup frozen lingonberries

Peel and cut up the apple in small pieces put in a pan with a little bit of water, boil till soft. Mash it and mix in the lingonberries and let boil on medium to low for 15 minutes until it thickens.

Whole30 day 10-14 done.. still going strong :) New simple yummy recipe up!!!

Wow 2 weeks of my whole 30 has already passed and i am still going strong. It feels great to be eating clean, however i do miss having some paleo treats. So for my birthday coming up next month I will make a paleo party for my family and friends. I can’t wait 🙂

Went out dancing to a salsa club saturday with a few friends and it was fun, i am not used to wear heels anymore so my feet were killing me after a few hours hahaha. I love wearing heels so I guess I need to try to wear them more 😀 I must have missed the memo about it being a black/ white party. Almost every person in the club had a black or white top on hahaha. Oh and you can’t go out without taking the mandatory bathroom picture 😀

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Day 10

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  • Breakfast: Spinach superfood coconut omelette
  • Lunch: Salad
  • Dinner: Parsnip, carrot, turnip mash with beef patties, lingonberries
  • Evening snack: Berry smoothie topped with buckwheat flakes, sunflower seeds, shredded coconut and walnuts

Day 11

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  • Breakfast: Smoothie with 2 eggs
  • Lunch: Baked sweet potato with lemon dill butter oven baked salmon and salad
  • Snack: Banana and 1 egg
  • Dinner: Was not hungry so I had some smoothie

Day 12

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  • Breakfast: Scrambled eggs, sandwich turkey, sauteed spinach and 1/2 ruby grapefruit
  • Lunch: Oven baked sweet potato, meat sause and a salad
  • Dinner: Ate out had a salad

Day 13

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  • Breakfast: Avocado berry yogurt
  • Lunch: Ate out had a salad
  • Dinner: Sweet potato fries,  pork chop with garlic parsley butter and bearnaise sauce

Day 14

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  • Breakfast: Avocado berry yogurt
  • Lunch: Parsnip, carrot, turnip mash with pork chops lingonberry and salad
  • Dinner: Scrambled eggs, sandwich turkey, sauteed spinach and 1/2 ruby grapefruit
  • Snack: Yummy tropical nice cream

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Recipe: Avocado berry yogurt

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  • 1 banana
  • 1 avocado
  • 1 cup blueberries and raspberries
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil

Blend and enjoy with toppings of your choice 🙂

 

 

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

Whole30 Day 2 completed…. Ohhh my a delisious burger recipe up!!!

Yayyy day 2 went by smoothly and I feel good. It’s bananas how it went from a nice summer day on monday the 31st to chilly fall on the 1st. And today was horrible rainy and windy. I’m not ready for fall yet.

Wowzer I had an amazing dinner today, tried something new and it was super delicious. I made some mint flavored burgers, with portobello mushroom ‘buns’ and minty guacamole. I will be having this for dinner tomorrow too, can’t wait mmmm. I have never had portobello mushrooms before and i was surprised on how good it tastes.

Day 2

  • Breakfast: 2 egg turkey spinach omelet and a banana blueberry blackberry smoothie
  • Lunch: Yesterday’s leftover dinner Jamaican run down.
  • Snack: 1 egg, 1 banana and 1/2 apple
  • Dinner: Portobello mint burger

My boss made it cozy in the morning with lit candles

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Portobello mushroom mint burger with a minty guacamole

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Recipe: Burger

  • 250g (0,5 lbs) ground beef
  • 1/2 chopped onion
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tbsp dried mint
  • 1 tsp paprika powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp tumeric powder
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • 5 fresh mint leafs
  • 5-7 fresh thai basil leafs
  • salt
  • pepper

Mix it all together with your hands and make 4-8 patties. Place in a medium hot skillet 5 minute each side.

Guacamole

  • 1 avocado
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 lime
  • 1 tsp dried mint

Mix together

Portobello bun

Either grill or pan fry the portobello mushroom for about 15 minutes.

Whole30!!!! Yup I am doing another one :) Started today :D

Hey all 🙂 I’m doing another Whole30 and I need it. Been eating really crappy this past 6 month, I’ve gained some weight too and it is time to make a change. So I am kicking it off with a bang! Last time I ended up being sick and stopped it. This time I am going to go through with it and I hope i won’t get sick again since I was just sick for a few days.

I am really excited because my co-worker and her husband is doing it with me. Well she already started last monday. She was too excited and couldn’t wait. So we will keep eachother on track 🙂

I forgot to weigh myself this morning so I will do so tomorrow. I also need to measure myself and take pictures to be able to see the change better 🙂

Day 1: I had not bought any groceries before I started this morning so I didn’t have too much to use for breakfast and lunch. I did go shopping after so now I have some good stuff to cook with 🙂

  • Breakfast: Berry spinach smoothie with 2 eggs
  • Lunch: Zucchini soup with shredded chicken
  • Snack: 1 egg and a banana
  • Dinner: Jamaican run down ( fish stew) with cooked green plantain and kale

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Time to do some dishes, Night people 🙂

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!