Posts Tagged“lunch”

bowl of health

My naturopath gave me this salad recipe as part of a program to reduce the acidity in my diet and eat more alkaline foods. I like to refer to it lovingly as a “big ass bowl of health”. 1 stalk celery, chopped 1 bell pepper, diced 1 cucumber, sliced 2 carrots, grated 1/2 cup red cabbage, chopped 1/2 cup alfalfa or sunflower sprouts 2 sprigs green onions, chopped 1 raw beet, grated 1 avocado 3 tomatoes, medium sized (or 6 grape tomatos, sliced) 1 tbsp sunflower seeds 1 tbsp pumpkin seeds Chopped walnuts (optional) For variety add 1 cup of green…

That colossal amount of nuts and dried fruit is for the week, not just that day

As a gal who loves to train on my lunch breaks during the work week, my appetite can be quite voracious. I eat more often than my 6’4 fiance. Seriously. But I keep the pounds off by choosing healthy snacks with nutritious benefits. Here’s an example: MORNING Tall glass of water and lemon. My fav green juice. Herbal or green tea. Then a bowl of organic or home made gluten-free cereal or granola with almond milk. 1st SNACK A vegetable and fruit smoothie 2nd SNACK Berries GYM Aerobics, dancing, weigh training, yoga, whatever makes me happy that day! Followed by…