Halfway There

I’ve finally made it to the halfway point! To be honest, this whole thing has gone by pretty fast, but I’m excited to get my hands on a glass of champagne in 16 days. So post week 1 I have not experienced that many changes or difficulties. I do think (hope), the hardest part is…

Whole 30 Staples

Hey everyone! I’ve had a much busier week than anticipated and definitely didn’t follow up with my goal of cooking more intricate / creative meals. Now that I am almost two weeks into Whole 30 I wanted to share some staple items that have helped me stay sane and able to make meals that are…

Thoughts after Week 1

Today marks the 7th day on Whole 30. It’s currently 25 degrees here in Charleston which is abnormal and I’m sipping on a black grande pike roast as I write this. End of Week Meals: One of my goals for next week is to get creative and spend more than 20-30 minutes cooking. I had…

First Three Days

This was written on the beginning of Day 4. The meals shown below are super easy quick meals that anyone can make. I am not a chef and they are not meant to impress you. They were tasty though! Day 1: Woke up like I always do, went to an AM spin class and made my…

Pre Whole 30 Thoughts

What I predict to find most difficult during Whole 30: Black Coffee: I do NOT enjoy black coffee. I just don’t.  My AM work routine consists of either getting the office coffee and adding a stevia packet, or treating myself to Starbucks for a soy misto or cappucino. While I drink that cup of coffee I usually…

Why Whole 30?

After reading the book and countless blog testimonials I have decided to go on my first Whole 30 in hopes of the following results: Decrease / Rid my seasonal allergies: Since I’ve moved to Charleston,  I have to wake up and take a dose of Flonase and Claritin every.single.morning. Sure it helps, but I can’t believe that it…