Carb Free Week

 

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I have been hard at work completing the Real Girl’s Kitchen Cookbook for the last few months, trying out new recipes and restaurants…finding food inspiration all over the place. With all this cooking and tasting my diet has really been thrown off course. I’m not an advocate of severe diets, my diet approach is really more about balance. I think you should indulge in a bite or two of that pasta or dessert you want, then clean your act up the next day. I think it’s easier to stick to eating healthy when you let yourself have little treats. That being said…there is nothing wrong with kick starting some super clean eating!

Set a realistic goal…       I’m committing to 1 carb free week.

Just because you are cutting out carbs doesn’t mean you can’t still snack on some of your favorite things. If you feel like trying out carb free week with me, I will be posting some of my favorite carb free treats. So amp up your excercise, try to eat 5 small snacks/meals a day and lets clean up our acts together.

Here are a couple guidlines to help you eat accordingly.

No Alcohol

Lots of veggies

No fruit

Lots of fish, chicken, shrimp or steak

No bread, grains, rice,

Lots of water, no soda or juice

Lots of salads with lean protein

 

Happy carb cutting!

 

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  • http://www.facebook.com/Stephie.A.K.A.noodle Stephanie Snyder

    What a great idea! I should probably think about something like this… Not exactly as a diet thing, but as a health thing. My eating habits are honestly horrible, I’m just lucky I’m backed up with a great metabolism!

  • Diane Alexander

    This sounds like South Beach,Funny because i have been thinking of doing this diet,I have had success on Weight Watchers,tired of points….I am 47 & have belly fat,Getting harder & harder to loose…..

  • Cathy Staffaroni

    Adkins was the best diet that i lost weight on!!!!!

  • Melissa

    I see your post here for Carb Free Week, which seems like a great idea. However, as a vegetarian, I am not sure if this is possible. Any ideas on how vegetarians can go carb-free for a week? Would love to see more veggie friendly snack ideas! :)