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Silky Chocolate Mousse Recipe :D

I was sick for over 1 week so I stopped the whole30. I will not resume but start over. Either this monday or the following. I know you don’t have to start on a monday, but it helps when counting the weeks and days 🙂

Oh la la I really needed something sweet this evening and I wanted something that was fast too. So I made this 4 ingredients chocolate mousse, that is so silky and smooth. Super duper yummy I want more hahaha.

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Silky Chocolate Mousse recipe:

  • 1 banana
  • 2 tbsp coconut milk
  • 2 tbsp unsweetened cacao
  • 1 fresh date

Put it in a mixer, mix it together and enjoy it. MMmmmmmmm

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Whole30 Day 27-30!!! Yummy recipes :D

Food food food food I love food 😀 I am learning so much and I am super happy for the internet and google. The inspirations are endless. On sunday I made some crock pot italian meatballs recipe below, original recipe here. On monday I ended up getting sick at work and I was sick all week ..feeling fatigue and heavy in my head with flu like symptoms. But my spirit is feeling fantastic hahaha. So I didn’t work out at all this week..letting my body heal. On monday eve I made some really good ice cream and on tuesday my friend came over for lunch and I made some delisious salmon with broccoli rice and of course some ice cream for desert 😀 She loved it by the way. She got so inspired to eat healthier now. Yes you can eat really really good and still eat healthy 🙂

So my Whole30 is completed and this time it was harder then the last 2 times, partially bacuase I ended up with stomach issues. So I had to eat more fruits and smoothies to combat it. Then I had to fast for my check up. I also had sugar at 2 different occations. However I am happy I did it and it may not have been 100% clean…but atleast I tried. It is better to attempt and fail then to not attempt at all 😀 I did inspire one friend to do it with me, and she did very well lost a lot of inches. I also inspired antoher friend to try it…the one I cooked for on tuesday ;D

The luscious ice cream OH it was soooo good.

Chocolate & Raspberry Ice cream

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Raspberry Layer

  • 1 frozen banana (lightly thawed)
  • 1/2 cup frozen raspberries (lightly thawed)

Mix well in a blender set a side

Chocolate Layer

  • 1 Banana
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 2 tbsp cacao

Mix well in a blender scoup out in a serving bowl and pour the raspberry ice cream and the chocolate. Top with shredded coconut and cacao nibs or any topping of your choice 😀

Italian Meatballs in a Crock Pot

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  • 1kg (2.2lbs) ground beef
  • 1 yellow onion finely chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves miniced (2 in the meatballs, 2 in the sause)
  • 1 carton or can of pureed tomato
  • 1/4 cup almond flour
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tbsp italian seasoning (1 for the meatballs, 1 for the sause)
  • 2 fresh tomatoes chopped

Mix all ingredients except tomatoes, pureed tomatoes, 2 garlic cloves and 1 tbsp italian seasoning, in a large bowl. Shape into golf ball sized meatballs. Place in crockpot that has been lightly brushed with olive oil to prevent sticking. Pour chopped tomatoes, pureed tomatoes, 2 garlic cloves miniced and 1 tbsp italian seasoning over meatballs.  Cook on low for 6 hours (or high for 4).

Whole30 Day 27

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I forgot to take pictures of my breakfast and lunch lol

  • Breakfast: Eggs and bacon with avocado
  • Lunch: Italian Meatballs with sweetpotato and salad
  • Dinner: Sweetpotato and chicken sausage with a salad and eggs
  • After dinner treat: Chocolate & Raspberry Ice cream

Whole30 Day 28

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  • Breakfast: Eggs, lamb salami, salad, sauerkraut and a green smootihe
  • Lunch: Ovenbaked salmon with broccoli rice and mayo dill capers
  • Snack: Chocolate & Raspberry Ice cream
  • Dinner: Smoothie and boild egg (wasn’t that hungry)

Whole30 Day 29

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  • Breakfast: Egg and bacon, avocado and a green smoothie.
  • Lunch: Italian Meatballs, sweetpotato and a salad
  • Treat: Baked some Paleo Chocolate Cake for my nieces birthday. And I got some chocolate mousse there 🙂
  • Evening Snack: Egg, avocado and nuts

Whole30 Day 30

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  • Breakfast: Breakfast smoothie and egg on the go
  • Lunch: Italian Meatballs, sweetpotato and a salad
  • Dinner: Salad (forgot to take pix)
  • Evening Snack: Coconut milk chia cream topped with blueberries and nuts, coconut chips. A side of chocolate bliss balls.

Day 5 Week 3 Completed & Whole30 Day26

Wow what a wonderful day! Started out great and ended amazing. I went to the gym in the morning. Came home to prepare to meet my friend Nadja to go to church for Vision Sunday. I volunteered and went to both meetings. WOW is all i can say. I love my church. .and now they have opened one chapter in Los Angeles. I can’t wait to go there.

Day 5 Week 3 done. I have now completed another week! Yay to me.Today was shoulders and abs. I was tired didn’t sleep as much as i needed. I think also my body is a little tired from all the workout, since my body isn’t used to it.

Here is what i did

  • Seated Dumbbell Press: 4kg x 12 x 3
  • Side Lateral Raise: 2kg x 12, 2 kg x 14, 2kg x 12
  • Front Dumbbell Raise: 2kg x 24 x 3
  • Arnold Dumbbell Press: 3kg x 12, 2kg x 12, 3kg x 12
  • Side Lateral Raise: 2kg x 12 x 3
  • Seated Bent-Over Rear Delt Raise: 3kg x 8, 2kg x 12, 2kg x 10
  • Crunches: 15 x 3
  • Knee/ Hip Raise on Parallel Bars: 8, 6, 7
  • Oblique Crunches on the floor: 24, 30, 30

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Whole30 day 26

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Pre-Workout Breakfast -Spinach mushroom 2 egg scrambled, bacon, avocado and a half banana.
Post-Workout Lunch – Sweetpotato, saussage with spinach and sauerkraut.
Snack – Green Choco smoothie and sweetpotato.

Sweet dreams!

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

 

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

 

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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