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THE BEGINNING -21 Day Health Challenge

When I think about eating, I think about what’s best for my body long term. Most of us have gotten warped in the new society of gmos, toxins and harmful chemicals in our foods.  Eating for YOU has essentially become harder so I decided to create a 21 day health challenge to get myself on the right track.

Day one wasn’t as hard as I thought it would be but going to Philly on the first day of my detox was definitely a challenge. Having meals prepped and ready to go, made my commitment smoother.

The meals were not too bad and craving for sweet and savory items didn’t exist. Prepping and cook time for each meal was no more than 20 minutes including prep time and best of all, I lost 3lbs in 4 days.

I am still in the first phase, mid-week and I wanted to share my progress on FOOD JUNKIE 21’s -21 Day Health Challenge.

If you follow me on Instagram and Facebook, you will see an array of images.

These are just a few of my favorites. The Lettuce hand sandwich smothered in hummus. Sweet potato stir fry, Egg & Vegetable scramble w Quinoa and Chickpeas, and a Green Smoothie.

          

Kale Salad

Salads are boring and just about everyone who’s new to making healthier choices dread preparing and eating them. So here’s an easy prep Kale salad that you don’t want to miss out on.

ENJOY! Happy eating!

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INGREDIENTS:

Salad

1 Large handful of Kale greens-chopped

4 Brussel Sprouts broiled/grilled/pan-seared

1 Medium Carrot-sliced

1 Radish-sliced

1 Lime-juice

1/4 cucumber-sliced

1/8 cup craisins

DRESSING:

Avocado Dressing

1/2 avocado

1/8 cup Tahini

1/2 cup olive oil

2 Garlic Cloves

3 Tbls Onion

1/2 tsp Salt

1/2 tsp sugar

1/4 tsp Black Pepper

1/8 cup apple cider vinegar

1/8 cup Red bell Pepper


DIRECTIONS:

  1. Place kale on plate and top with all vegetable ingredients
  2. Blend the remaining ingredients for dressing in a blender/Food Processor except Red Bell Pepper
  3. Blend for approx. 1-2 minutes
  4. Add Red Pepper in blender last and pulse for 30 seconds.

Use Avocado dressing to top your salad.