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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

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 8-9 done :D Easy mayo recipe

Hello 🙂 time is just flying by. It is already september, didn’t this year just start. It has gone by so quickly. Some positive things has happened for me like getting a new job, went to LA and NY to visit my amazing friends and also bought a cute car. Went to Copenhagen on a road trip with my good friend Nadja, the year is not over yet so more things can sure happen 😀

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I often eat breakfast on the go and my favorite go to breakfast that is easy to have on the go is a smoothie with boiled eggs. And sometimes I make some kind of porridge (buckwheat, millet, nut) I don’t eat oatmeal, a chia pudding. Something in a jar making it easy to take with me.

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Day 8

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  • Brunch: Berry smoothie with 2 boiled eggs (on the go)
  • Dinner: Meat sause topped with spinach/ kale/ tomato salad
  • Evening snack: A plate of a little bit of this and that (Sweet potato hash browns, egg, apple, banana, plum) and a side of leftover smoothie from the morning.

Day 9

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  • Breakfast: Berry smoothie with 2 boiled eggs (on the go)
  • Lunch: Shrimp salad ( at the mall)
  • Dinner: Tuna salad on romaine lettuce and a side of yummy homemade vitamin water
  • Evening snack: Carrot and cucumber sticks with garlic mayo i made. Some more of that vitamin water.

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Easy mayo recipe

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  • 2 dl (a little less than 1 cup) oil, I used 1 1/2 dl mild olive oil and 1/2 dl avocado oil
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp vinegar ( i used apple cider vinegar)
  • Salt and pepper

Place the egg in a high cup, i used the one that comes with the hand blender. Putt in the seasonings and lemon juice and ACV pour over the oil and let sit for a little bit. Then place your hand blender over the egg and start it without moving it for about 30 sec to 1 minute. Then start moving it slowly up and down til the mayo is finished.

2015 Whole30 Day 2 finished..phew i made it

I slept in a little today too..went to be kinda late. I will soooon go to sleep, I am super tired after my workout today. Ready to hit the sac…just wanted to share my foods from today. I love my new top..No Change without Challenge!!!!! so true.

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What I ate today..and I also had a banana cacao mousse after my workout.

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  • Breakfast: Ovenbaked Sweetpotato sprinkled with cinnamon, eggs and sauteed spinach/ kale
  • Pre-workout: Avocado, eggs and nuts and seeds
  • Post-workout: Banana cacao pudding
  • Dinner: Shredded Sweetpotato and raw beets sauteed, bacon and salad

Have to sleep now..night ❤

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!