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30 Challenges In 30 Days – Day 10

Day 10 Challenge: “I can’t believe I ate the whole thing!” Today take a close look at your portion sizes – this includes protein, starchy vegetables, fruit and fat – even the stuff you’re cooking with.. Non-starchy veggies are pretty non-threatening – enjoy these liberally! Practice eating until you’re satisfied Read more…

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30 Challenges In 30 Days – Day 9

Day 9 Challenge: Vary your veggies! Today’s goal is to eat at least three different colors of vegetables. Green is good – but orange, red, white, yellow and purple are pretty darn awesome too and the more colors you eat the more vitamins and minerals you’ll get! Amy’s Two-Second Takeaway: Read more…

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30 Challenges In 30 Days – Day 7

Day 7 Challenge: Try a NEW recipe today. Scour your Paleo cookbook collection or just hit up Google (it has EVERYTHING). Make tonight’s dinner something besides chicken and broccoli!! Amy’s Two-Second Takeaway: The BEST detox = cut the crap. Eat real food. You don’t need to do a juice fast, Read more…

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30 Challenges In 30 Days – Day 6

Day 6 Challenge: Recruit support and tell those around you what you’re doing. Ask them to SUPPORT you, encourage you and hold you accountable to eating well. (Kids LOVE to help with this!) Use your family, your friends, your co-workers and your gym friends – make your environment safe and Read more…

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30 Challenges In 30 Days – Day 3

Day 3 Challenge: RESTOCK! It’s time to go to the store! Stock up on the good stuff. Make eating well EASY. Fresh and frozen vegetables; lean or grass fed meats; poultry; fish and seafood; healthy fats and fresh fruit are your targets. Go fill your cart and stock your fridge Read more…

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30 Challenges In 30 Days – Day 2

Day 2 Challenge: Create a cabinet in your kitchen and a designated area in your fridge and freezer for YOUR food. This will be especially helpful if you have kids, a significant other that’s not ‘playing’ the paleo game or roommates. Your food is for YOU and their food is Read more…

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NEW and IMPROVED!! The NEXT BIG THING in 30-Day Challenges!!

We’ve all heard about them and have likely done at least one, if not one every three months. They’re heralded as a ‘reset’, a way to jump start results – a ‘detox’ of sorts. They definitely have their appeal and can be useful – but many times they wind up Read more…

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The LAST Blog Post You Ever Need To Read To Be Successful – (SERIOUSLY!)

Every day there’s a new blog post, podcast, book or expert telling you exactly what to eat (and/or not eat), when to eat, how to exercise (or not exercise), which supplements to take, how much you need to sleep… All you have to do is follow the protocol and you’ll Read more…

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Watch Your Mouth!

“You ate the whole quart of ice cream AND the all the cookies too AND you haven’t worked out in, like, three days?!?” “Dude, I can, like, already see the fat accumulating on your thighs – and don’t even get me started on your stomach.” “Seriously, I’m pretty sure all Read more…

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What Are You Afraid Of?

We’re gonna start this one with a story that I completely made up – but read it anyway. One day, Joe was at a restaurant with some friends. Since Joe is Paleo (not celiac, just paleo) he requests a gluten free menu and orders a steak, steamed broccoli and a Read more…

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