Whole30: The First Half

I’m officially on Day 15 of my Whole30 journey and I can honestly say that I’m still loving it! I’m starting to learn a lot more about my eating habits and have begun to notice several patterns that I’m working to break in terms of cravings. My energy is also still high and I feel great save for some occasional bloating which I’ll get into later. Read on for my thoughts (and favorite meals!) from the first half of this program.

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Whole30: Week 1

Week one is coming to a close with Whole30 and I have to say, I’m ABSOLUTELY loving it! I thought it would be a lot more challenging for the first few days, but honestly I haven’t had any negative side effects and am truly loving this way of eating! Read on for a more in depth look at my first week on Whole30 including my meals, cravings, workouts and overall feelings from days one through seven.

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My Whole30 Journey

I know that I’ve missed the boat by about two years here, but I’ve finally decided to take on the Whole30 in May! If you’re not familiar with Whole30, it’s essentially an elimination diet meant to give your body a “total reset” from foods that are known to be inflammatory and disruptive to the hormone balance in your body (if you haven’t read It Starts with Food I highly recommend it). For thirty days you focus on eating REAL food, nothing processed m, as well as no sugar, alcohol, grains/legumes, and dairy. After the thirty days, you slowly begin to reintroduce these foods back into your diet, determining if/what your body tolerates to find a sustainable food pattern that works for you.

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