My personal Clean Eating Challenge

eat clean, train mean, get lean

This past weekend I went to the Arizona Health and Fitness Expo. There was a lot of “other” vendors there and I was a little disappointed with the turn out of vendors for actual health and fitness. The The Spartan Race was there and that was fun to watch. It has sparked interest and will take place in February, 2014. Might be added to my bucket list.

I then walked up to a booth with 2 ladies that were in bright workout clothes, were fit and looked like followed a healthy daily diet. I went over to them immediately and it was Shannon Jay Dougherty and Kimberly Kay Miller of the The Fit Mom Diet.

Fit mom logo

They are my momspiration!! My personal goals are to be an amazing mom, be active and live a healthy life. They sparked my motivation to challenge myself to its fullest.

This is where my clean eating challenge has surfaced. I admit it, I eat clean all day long, no slip-ups, no cheats, am on track and head to the gym… Then that nightly craving comes around and BAM- I start snack on horrible things. Cheerios, Pirates Booty, Veggie Sticks and whatever else I can get my hands on. Ugh, mindless eating.

IT STOPPED SUNDAY!

“There is no diet that will do what healthy eating does.
Skip the diet. Just eat healthy”

The challenge: Eat 6/7 meals per day. No sugar, no processed items, workout and take accountability pictures. If I can get through one week, I know I can get through 2 weeks, and then 3 weeks, and so on.

What am I eating? Lots of egg whites, oatmeal, fruit in the morning, lots of green vegetables, lean proteins like tilapia, turkey, chicken and tuna, complex carbs like sweet potatoes, brown rice and quinoa. Healthy fats like peanut butter, EVOO, coconut oil and avocados. My snacks are some of my homemade protein breads, cottage cheese and hard-boiled eggs . I am using lots of spices and salt free brand like Mrs. Dash.

I have a serious sweet tooth, but I want to see changes in my body. I want that fit look. The body where people say, I can tell you take care of yourself and workout! But its 80% diet and 20% gym…..

80:20%

I can do it! I can do it!

Stay tuned for the transformation!

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About Lisa Lamb

This is a way for me to share my passion for living a healthy lifestyle, share my fitness journey and to create low calorie recipes for us and my daughter Makenna who has Prader-Willi Syndrome! Description My daughter was diagnosed with a rare genetic disorder called Prader-Willi Syndrome which in a nutshell, (but please feel free to google for more information) will cause a chronic feeling of hunger that, coupled with a metabolism that utilizes drastically fewer calories than normal, can lead to excessive eating and life-threatening obesity. The food compulsion makes for constant supervision necessary. This page is dedicated to her. She inspires me everyday to live a happy, healthy and active lifestyle. I want to create a healthy environment for her. With my passion for nutrition and fitness, I hope I can spread awareness about PWS and create healthy recipes for her to enjoy with never feeling deprived. She has given me new hope to move forward with my passion in nutrition and become a Registered Dietitian. My focus will be on childhood obesity, emphasizing in PWS. I look forward to sharing my journey with you all! ***Please note I am not a Registered Dietitian. I would classify myself as a "nutrition snob." I do all of this because I love learning about food and fitness. All the recipes posted are tired and can be adjusted to your lifestyle. ***
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