Did you know potassium actually curbs sugar cravings??? I read that somewhere a few years back and started loading up on anything high in potassium I could get my hands on. I love the taste of bananas, but am SUPER picky about the ripeness of them. SO, I got myself an immersion mixer and my life has forever been changed.
When I decided to try going Paleo I started thinking about how I was going to tackle dinners. I started looking at recipes on Pinterest for guidance. The last thing I wanted this new plan to do was to make me feel forced to make two separate dinners every night, one for my family and a salad for me. Continue reading
The biggest challenge I’ve found so far with going Paleo is meal planning. Planning breakfast and lunch is the only way that I can be successful with my decision to cut grains and dairy out of my diet. Continue reading
I mentioned in my first post that I’m keeping a food journal. There are a few reasons for this. One of the reasons I’m going Paleo is so that I can have more energy in my daily life, another is improved mood. Having a written record to look back over at the end of the week will help me figure out which foods work either way; those that make me feel drained, sluggish, grumpy, and then those that seem to improve the overall levels of energy in my day. Continue reading
I’ve been converting to the Paleo way of eating for a little over a week now. The first weekend of that started on a Friday… the day I decided I wanted to start Paleo… also the day we took a family trip out of town (to see more family)… in our “back home” town with good southern food. Continue reading