Spring Cleaning & a RAW Review

15 May

Goals for this week:

  • Work on the core
  • Eat “cleaner” foods
  • Start my new Spring Cleaning program*

*I have noticed that heavy breads and meals that focus too much on processed carbs (which I shouldn’t be eating anyway) leave me feeling sluggish and weak. I want to try eliminating all foods that upset my body like wheat, sugar, caffeine, and processed anything(not like I haven’t said this before!) I guess I would consider this as somewhat as a detox, but not nearly as extreme. I’ve been talking about eating better for a while now but this time I have a plan.

So stay tuned for new healthy recipes!

!!!Review!!!

A few weeks ago I was sent a sample of ‘RAW protein powder’ from Garden of Life. I see this stuff everywhere but I was afraid to buy it because not only is it pretty expensive, I didn’t want to be stuck with a big tub of this protein powder if it didn’t even taste good.

The taste was pretty good compared to most protein powders. I really like the taste of raw protein powders. Very earthy without the chalky taste! Can’t beat that!

Not only did this stuff taste great, they sent me a $5 off coupon too! Thanks Garden of Life!

Last night, Scott and I went out for SUSHI!

I ordered my favorite roll…. SWEET POTATO!

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Sides: fried fermented tofu and veggie tempura

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Maybe I over-did the fried part? Whoops!

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 Hi baby tomtom! How did that get in there?  Isn’t he cute? Hogging all the toys and what not.

How was your weekend?

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13 Responses to “Spring Cleaning & a RAW Review”

  1. Kaila @healthyhelperblog! May 16, 2011 at 10:29 pm #

    SUSHI is the BEST!!! I have had a sweet potato roll before and they are amazing! Ahh now I really want some sushi!!!

  2. Jess (In My Healthy Opinion) May 17, 2011 at 10:11 am #

    I think I need that detox too! haha. My husband really likes that Garden of Life protein powder too; maybe I should give it a try.

    That sweet potato roll looks so good – I’ve never seen one before!

  3. BrocStar May 17, 2011 at 10:42 am #

    Awww cute cat! I haven’t had sushi in so long.. but i have all of the ingrdients in my kitchen!

  4. Kelsey @ Clean Teen Kelsey May 17, 2011 at 12:08 pm #

    Wow, that is so cool! I have never had a sweet potato roll like that. Sushi kinda scares me.. maybe I need to give it another try. 🙂

  5. Jenny May 17, 2011 at 3:33 pm #

    Omg that sweet potato sushi looks amazing!! I need to try it 😀

  6. Tara May 17, 2011 at 5:48 pm #

    I’ve always wanted to try sweet potato sushi, but I’ve never seen it around here. I should try to make it myself.
    I love your goals! I rely a lot on processed foods because they are good on the go. I can’t wait til summer when I have more time and freedom to have whole foods. I feel so much better!

  7. Allison @ Food For Healing May 17, 2011 at 6:27 pm #

    i love kitty pictures!
    we’ve been definitely cleaning up our diet around here, we were eating a lot of potatoes and breads for awhile, now we are eating lots of fresh vegetables and salads everyday!

  8. Jess May 17, 2011 at 6:53 pm #

    That sweet potato sushi looks SO good!!

  9. kate May 17, 2011 at 10:02 pm #

    Ahh sweet potato rolls sound amazing I wish my sushi place had them!!!

  10. Ginger&Rice May 17, 2011 at 11:59 pm #

    mmmm that sweet potato roll looks divine! I probably eat 2 or three sweet potatoes per week!

  11. Kate (What Kate is Cooking) May 18, 2011 at 1:14 am #

    I love your idea of ‘spring cleaning’ your diet! I want to focus on that after school ends.

    I am dying to try sweet potato sushi! I haven’t had sushi since I became a vegetarian. I miss it terribly!

  12. beatriceqq May 18, 2011 at 8:48 am #

    sweet potato good

  13. Jenn @ Peas & Crayons May 18, 2011 at 11:47 am #

    Yay i’m glad it tasted good! I’m not a fan of chalky either!

    Tomtom is sooooo cute! ❤

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