Easy Paleo Grocery List | Leverage Ambition

If you are trying to lose weight and feel great, the Paleo Diet should be just for you! The older I get the more I realize that sugar and carbs are the enemy and that my body loves unprocessed foods that have no additives and come right from mother nature. Photo by Laker on Pexels.com … Continue reading Easy Paleo Grocery List | Leverage Ambition

10 Food To Avoid to Support Weight Loss | Leverage Ambition

Weight loss can be tough, and it can be unnerving to diet and not lose way. It is hard to know where to start and exercise is only a small amount of the equation. Here are 10 foods to avoid to support weight loss. French Fries + Potato Chips. They are high in calories and … Continue reading 10 Food To Avoid to Support Weight Loss | Leverage Ambition

Quick Getting Started Paleo Cheat Sheet – Leverage Ambition

I don't know about you, but I have always had trouble wondering what to eat to feel good and keep a healthy Body Mass Index (BMI). When I was younger I had no problem keeping thin. I was an athlete, doing gymnastics over 35 hours a week, actively cheerleading, and having a great time. Once … Continue reading Quick Getting Started Paleo Cheat Sheet – Leverage Ambition

Healthy Paleo-Friendly Amazon Slash Whole Foods Weekly Grocery List | Leverage Ambition

I have to say finding the right diet was really hard. Being almost 40 next year has done some weird things to my body. Anything I eat is clearly visible on my body soon after, and eating clean is the only way to keep staying within my healthy weight range while also maintaining a clear … Continue reading Healthy Paleo-Friendly Amazon Slash Whole Foods Weekly Grocery List | Leverage Ambition

7 Paleo Sweet Treats, Desserts – Guilt Free Snackypoos

The weather is much colder now, and the seasons have changed from summer to fall. I don't know about you, but as soon as the temperature drops I instantly get in the mood for stew and sweets. Summer is usually a time for fruit sweets, and fall is a time for pies, muffins, and cookies. … Continue reading 7 Paleo Sweet Treats, Desserts – Guilt Free Snackypoos

Fat + Tired? Time for Whole30

Here's a grocery shopping list to kick start your Whole30 diet. It's filling, and you can eat as much as you want as long as you have the right groceries at hand. Let's get started! PROTEIN Wild Caught Salmon 100% Grass Fed Beef Organic Eggs Tunafish Almond Nut Butter (no added sugar) Uncured sugar free … Continue reading Fat + Tired? Time for Whole30

Are You Reeeeaaaady… for our 30-Day Challenge?

I double dare you to try it. If you are like me, a human in the world that is tired, than you could benefit from the 30 Day Challenge. This is not like any ordinary challenge. It is a challenge of control and endurance. It is a challenge of the mind for your well being. … Continue reading Are You Reeeeaaaady… for our 30-Day Challenge?

Whole30 Lunch – Kale Chicken Caesar Chive Bacon Salad

Oh wow, this was the BEST salad I have had on the Whole30 diet since I started my first round in November this year!  I had leftover baked chicken drumsticks from dinner last night so I chopped this up and added Tessemae's Caesar dressing.  It is definitely more pricey than the regular dressing you find … Continue reading Whole30 Lunch – Kale Chicken Caesar Chive Bacon Salad

Whole30 Meal Ideas

Hey all!  So excited to share some additional recipes with you that are Whole30 friendly today! As a reminder, on the Whole30 diet, you CANNOT eat the following: Dairy.  This means cheese, cow milk, cream, yogurt, half and half, butter.  Substitute these cravings with sugar free almond and coconut milk! Grains.  No corn, wheat, rye, … Continue reading Whole30 Meal Ideas

Day 13-15 Whole30 Diet – Weekend Meals

I had such a nice weekend with my family here in Los Angeles!  We went to Travel Town within Griffith Park and it is really awesome as my boys love trains.  It is free unless you ride the train which was $12 for all of us.  Great inexpensive trip with kids if you are interested … Continue reading Day 13-15 Whole30 Diet – Weekend Meals

Day 11 & 12 Whole30 Diet – Meals & almost half way there!

Really proud of myself for sticking with this program.  For some reason when trying other diets and counting calories for everything I ate, I never seemed to stick to the plan.  I tried MyFitnessPal.com and never could remember to enter all meals.  On the Whole30 I am accountable for the food I eat as I … Continue reading Day 11 & 12 Whole30 Diet – Meals & almost half way there!

Day 8 & 9 on the Whole30 Diet – More Meals & Drinks

Oh boy, yesterday I did not bring enough compliant food to work with me, so was hungry parts of the work day and it was not cool!  I figured out fast that I really need to be overly prepared.  That being said when I got home from work last night I cooked a ton! For … Continue reading Day 8 & 9 on the Whole30 Diet – More Meals & Drinks

Day 7 & 8 on the Whole30 Diet – More meal ideas

Wow, super tired today!  Even coffee is not helping but I am pushing through.  I don't think it has to do with the diet this time, I actually took my toddler boys for their first haircut today and they weren't thrilled. Then to now it turned out OK, so happy my husband and I did … Continue reading Day 7 & 8 on the Whole30 Diet – More meal ideas

Refreshing Drinks on the Whole30 Diet

I was majorly addicted to sugar, dairy and carbs when I started the Whole30 program!  I would drink a ton of diet soda, regular soda, specialty fruit drinks like Izze's from Whole Foods that were packed with fake sugar and real sugar.  This would give me a temporary pleasure but now I see, after 5 … Continue reading Refreshing Drinks on the Whole30 Diet

5 Top First Week Whole30 Meal Ideas Worth Trying

My first week of the Whole30 diet and I already lost 7 lbs in 4 days!  I am so happy, much more energetic and can breathe much better!  Being an older female with children, my metabolism has been really slowed down post kids.  After starting breast feeding post-pregnancy, I lost over 50 pounds within 2 … Continue reading 5 Top First Week Whole30 Meal Ideas Worth Trying