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

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

Whole30 + Paleo – Spicy Hotdog Succotash with Sweet Peas

Feeling fall weather kick in, and when it does there is nothing better than spicy hotdog succotash with sweet peas! It is filling, quick, and easy! Double bonus, it's kid friendly too. Lets start with the spicy hotdog succotash! First use extra virgin olive oil on low heat and add 1 teaspoon of red chili … Continue reading Whole30 + Paleo – Spicy Hotdog Succotash with Sweet Peas

Whole30 + Paleo Breakfast – Kerala Egg Curry

This is one recipe for the history books, y'all. My lovely mother gave me the most delectable breakfast recipe on the planet, and if you are a spice fan (and are hungry now) this one is for you. All you need is a pan of water, and insert cherry tomatoes, carrots, uncured, sugar free bacon, … Continue reading Whole30 + Paleo Breakfast – Kerala Egg Curry

Whole30 Hot or Cold Tantanmen Ramen Soup

INGREDIENTS 4 pieces of Chicken Breast with Bones 2 Large Boiled Eggs 2 Bundles of Baby Bok Choi 1 Cup of Bean Sprouts 1 Large Zucchini 8 Scallions 2 Tablespoons of Tahini Paste 1 Tablespoon of Coconut Aminos Half Teaspoon of Five Spice 2 Tablespoons of Cashew Butter Handful of Toasted Sesame Seeds DIRECTIONS Add … Continue reading Whole30 Hot or Cold Tantanmen Ramen Soup

Do Not Eat or Drink Things That Do Not Promote Your Highest Good

You are what you eat and drink. Choose wisely. Try Whole30 or Paleo Diets and detox from sugar and carbs if you are brave enough.

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?

Perfect Whole30 + Paleo Breakfast Ideas

Get your morning started right with these perfect breakfast ideas that leave you satisfied and ready to get your day started! 1. Eggs + Uncured, Sugar Free Bacon Not in that order though as you have to cook the bacon on low heat for about 20 minutes, flipping it midway. After the bacon was drained … Continue reading Perfect Whole30 + Paleo Breakfast Ideas

Whole30 R5, Energizer Bunny Sugar Detox

Just got back from a much needed vacation in Lake Arrowhead this week, and I fell off the wagon. The sugar wagon that is! I had a slice of pizza and a spicy watermelon margarita, AND THEY WERE DELICIOUS! Back home now and back to reality where I am writing and getting back into the … Continue reading Whole30 R5, Energizer Bunny Sugar Detox

WHOLE30 MEALS IM LOVING NOW

Photo by Taryn Elliott on Pexels.com This is my 4th round of Whole30, and it’s hard girl!  The things I miss most but are most dangerous for me include whole milk (can you tell I have kids yet?), toast with butter and jelly, and WINE. WINE, WINE, WINE! I know it’s only for 30 days … Continue reading WHOLE30 MEALS IM LOVING NOW

Fried Bratwurst, Eggs with Potato Brussel Sprout Hash Whole30 Lunch

Sounds delicious, right? You bet your damn britches it is! Just made this bad boy for lunch and what a joy. It was actually enough for my next meal too, to those who are doing the Whole30 diet. For those that are looking to get on the Whole30 diet, I would definitely recommend going to … Continue reading Fried Bratwurst, Eggs with Potato Brussel Sprout Hash Whole30 Lunch

Whole30 Bacon Wrapped Asparagus – OMG so good

I finally decided to start my second round of Whole30 this week! It took me a while to get into it again as I have had a busy month preparing to switch jobs. Good news is that I will be joining a new company at the end of the month! Excited for a new start … Continue reading Whole30 Bacon Wrapped Asparagus – OMG so good

Take Back Your Mojo via our Whole30 Dinner – Mojo Cubano Marinated Pork

I have to admit I have never been to Cuba, but I would really love to visit now that it is open to Americans to come in and stay! I hate to drop the Kardashian's name in it but I saw them visit and Jezebel wrote an article about it here. Too funny! I am … Continue reading Take Back Your Mojo via our Whole30 Dinner – Mojo Cubano Marinated Pork

Whole30 Dinner – Spicy Roasted Chicken with Mashed Potatoes and Carrots

You guys are in for an extra special New Year's celebration meal!  This was a nice comfort meal I made yesterday which made all members of my household happy! 👍😄 It does taste as good as it looks! Ingredients 3 Organic Chicken Breasts 1 bag of Organic Mini Carrots 3 Russet Potatoes, Organic 4 tablespoons … Continue reading Whole30 Dinner – Spicy Roasted Chicken with Mashed Potatoes and Carrots

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

2018 New Year’s Eve Party – Whole30 Appetizers & Drinks

Happy New Year's Eve, everyone!  Congrats on the end of 2017 and a celebration to the new projects and challenges to come!  I have recently written a blog about my 2018 goals, if you haven't checked it out yet I would catch it here: 2018 New Year's Goals We are staying in on the home front … Continue reading 2018 New Year’s Eve Party – Whole30 Appetizers & Drinks

Whole30 Dinner – Chicken Sausage & Mashed Potatoes

It has been a long day y'all!  We had a lot of kids activities, including tutoring them with flash cards from Bob's Books which are great for kids as they start to learn how to read.  We are also digging Netflix recently as they have two really great shows for kids speech and learning: Story … Continue reading Whole30 Dinner – Chicken Sausage & Mashed Potatoes

Whole30 Snack – Deviled Eggs & Homemade Mayo

  Happy Holidays to everyone!   I am excited to share the following: 1) I took off a week from my day job to potty train my twin boys and chill with my husband; 2) We booked a few days in the Westin Hotel in Long Beach and it was awesome. The room service and … Continue reading Whole30 Snack – Deviled Eggs & Homemade Mayo

Day 30 on the Whole30 Diet

Guys, I lost a total of 13 pounds this month!  So happy, and feeling so much more energetic and lighter.  So happy I committed. Because the diet was so successful, I am going to continue as long as I can until I get below my healthy weight.  I lost 13 pounds from 180, which is … Continue reading Day 30 on the Whole30 Diet

I Lost 10 Pounds! * Day 15-20 on the Whole30

I lost 10 pounds so far!  Yippee!  So excited and feeling much more energetic and hopeful in comparison to 20 days ago before I started this Whole30 diet. I ended up getting my period this week, plus it was Thanksgiving yesterday, so it has been a tough week.  Apologies for not posting sooner.  Thankfully my … Continue reading I Lost 10 Pounds! * Day 15-20 on the Whole30

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 9 & 10 on the Whole30 Diet – More Meals and Drinks

Feeling so much better tonight!  I was withdrawing from sugar pretty bad over the last few days, so my mood swings were intense however I stayed with the course and meal prepped the night before to keep me on track! YOU CAN DO IT! Breakfast this AM was 3 scrambled eggs, ghee on the pan, … Continue reading Day 9 & 10 on the Whole30 Diet – More Meals and Drinks

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 6 & 7 on the Whole30 Diet – Coconut Flour Biscuits

I had to go to the supermarket last night as I was really craving something sweet and saw this really awful recipe which looked really great online, obviously not going to share it as it was super bad!  I will share what was good however and how to make it! Coconut flour biscuits I love … Continue reading Day 6 & 7 on the Whole30 Diet – Coconut Flour Biscuits

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

5 Awesome Diets to Kick Start Weight Loss

All of us are looking to lose a few pounds now and then.  Most of my life I have experimented with different fad diets and some have been more successful then others.  My most recent diet is the Whole30 diet that restricts cheese, carbohydrates and dairy: basically everything I was raised on learning to eat.  We … Continue reading 5 Awesome Diets to Kick Start Weight Loss