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30 Challenges In 30 Days – Day 13

Day 13 Challenge: NO CAFFEINE!! Instead of taking a coffee break – take a break from coffee. You will live. I promise. Two-Second Take Away: Bulletproof coffee is not a magic fat loss tool or the way to health. Butter, MCT oil or coconut oil + coffee isn’t going to lean you out especially if… Continue Reading

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30 Challenges In 30 Days – Day 12

Day 12 Challenge: Go out to eat – but do it Paleo style! Don’t succumb to the persuasive power of the menu or your dining partners – plan what you’re going to order before you go and stick with your decision. You can eat well even if you’re eating away from home. Amy’s Two-Second Takeaway:… Continue Reading

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30 Challenges In 30 Days – Day 11

Day 11 Challenge: Try a new protein or cut of meat. If you always eat beef and chicken – try something from the sea. If you’ve never had lamb, bison or halibut – give it shot. Amy’s Two-Second Takeaway: Fat isn’t bad – the devil is in the dose. Too much of this good stuff… Continue Reading

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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 – not stuffed. Amy’s Two-Second… Continue Reading

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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: Vegetables are your friend! Make… Continue Reading

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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 ‘dinner for breakfast’! Amy’s Two-Second… Continue Reading

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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, buy special supplements or give… Continue Reading

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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 supportive. Amy’s Two-Second Takeaway: Can’t… Continue Reading

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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 some emergency food – having… Continue Reading

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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 marathon, not a sprint. There… Continue Reading