After having family in town, a bachelorette party, our anniversary, a wedding and the Fourth ofJuly, I had indulged quite a bit over the last couple of months…
and was feeling bloated and just all-around yucky…
Enter the 3-Day Refresh.
I had done it once before (successfully)
And failed miserably the time I tried to do it with my husband (eek).
I just finished the cleanse and here are my results:
Didn’t think I’d give it right away, did ya? 😉
To get the results, here’s what I ate for 3 days:
I use this recipe as my afternoon snack most of the time.
They help whenever I’m feeling “hangry.”
1/3 cup natural peanut butter
3 tablespoons flax seeds, ground
1 scoop chocolate whey protein powder
The original recipe called for 3 tablespoons of dark chocolate chips as well, but I feel that, with the chocolate protein powder, it wasn’t necessary.
I scoop these out (about a tablespoon size) onto a piece of parchment paper-lined tupperware and refrigerate.
Then, enjoy one a day for about a week!
(P.S. This is a hubby-friendly snack too!)
After the girls are in bed, Eric and I like to watch TV (or blog!) on the couch and have dessert (isn’t this what ALL parents do after the kids are asleep?!)
Eric is partial to chocolate chip cookies from Publix and a glass of milk, but that’s not exactly on the 21-Day Fix or any of my other clean eating plans.
Enter the Shakeo Mug Cake! It has been a lifesaver!
This is one of my favorite Shakeology recipes!
I use this on days I haven’t yet gotten my shake in yet (I know, crazy!)
And it feels like a cheat/ dessert, because it’s chocolate but it’s NOT!
I found this recipe on Pinterest and it has pretty much been my favorite. I tweaked it a bit (no salt, etc.) and have been enjoying it ever since!
Now that the Fourth of July craziness is all over, I’m back on my normal clean eating regime, which includes yummy recipes like this one!
When I used to eat oatmeal, it was full of brown sugar and maple syrup and it was mostly instant and from a packet.
I wish I knew how to make oatmeal like this back when I was breastfeeding!
Now, I make it with tons of fresh fruit, nuts and other yumminess and I don’t even miss that sugary sweet instant nonsense from before!
I am usually SO hesitant about crockpot meals.
To be honest, I’ve not had the best of luck with them.
My meat always comes out dry.
But this recipe.
THE. BEST. CROCKPOT. RECIPE.
I’ve ever made!
It starts with these simple ingredients (I didn’t even have to go to the store to get them!):