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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 8

Day 8 Challenge: No eggs for breakfast today! Think outside the carton. Every day doesn’t have to start with eggs and bacon or sausage. Smoothies need not apply here either… Start thinking of breakfast as ‘just another meal’ – if ‘breakfast for dinner’ can be a thing, then so can 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 5

Day 5 Challenge: Plan for success. Plan your week of meals – breakfasts, lunches, dinners and snacks. Make sure you have what you need to get it done. You have to be prepared to succeed – it isn’t just going to ‘happen’. Amy’s Two-Second Takeaway: Never leave the house without Read more…

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30 Challenges In 30 Days – Day 4

Day 4 Challenge: Got Goals? Take time to write down why you’re making these changes. Is it to feel better, get healthy, increase your energy, see your abs or something else? Every day, read your goals and commit to reaching them! Amy’s Two-Second Takeaway: Remember that this process is a 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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