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We’re tremendous excited to convey you this mini-series (and convey it to an in depth at this time – unhappy!). All month lengthy, you’ve be listening to from a POY group member as they create you into their very actual, very regular, very regular-home-cook life (throughout Sugar Free January!) to point out you what’s been holding them full and pleased with out the sugar.
Let’s dive in!
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Have you performed Sugar Free January earlier than? Sure have! Three years in a row now!
What does Sugar Free January appear like for you this 12 months? Things have been wanting somewhat completely different for me this time round. In the previous, I’ve lower out an excessive amount of directly that by the point February rolled round, it simply wasn’t reasonable to take care of. This 12 months, I’ve been reframing what I feel wholesome appears to be like like for me and proper now which means simply avoiding candy treats and sugary cocktails however together with honey / maple syrup, fruit and dried fruit, and some refined grains throughout my Sugar Free January.
What is your favourite a part of Sugar Free January? Reminding myself (and my physique) that there are such a lot of yummy and enjoyable methods to make meals with out all the additional sugar.
What is your largest problem throughout Sugar Free January? Making positive that I’ve choices that match into my SFJ stocked / prepped / on the prepared! It’s simpler for me to get into a practical and more healthy consuming routine if I take out the choice making behind what I eat and what I’m watching out for proper now.
What was the primary, most straightforward / scrumptious / favourite greatest recipe you made this week? It’s gotta be the Cashew Golden Milk Lattes! With somewhat little bit of ice in a flowery cup if you need (you do!), it’s been the proper late afternoon pick-me-up with out the caffeine buzz that’d preserve me up all evening.
Breakfasts This Week
Toast But Make It Fancy
Breakfast is a type of meals I’d be okay going with out, however I’m making it a degree to eat a lil’ one thing to begin my day. Just a bit of complete grain crispbread right here topped with a little bit of almond butter and hemp seeds and a cute clementine on the aspect.
Just Your Average Yogurt Bowl
Keeping issues straightforward right here with a number of dollops of cashew milk yogurt (sure, this can be a factor!), recent blueberries, and a sprinkling of chia seeds.
Lunches This Week
Long Live Burrito Bowls
These Roasted Cauliflower Burrito Bowls may very well be on repeat all week lengthy and I’d have precisely zero issues with that.
Sweet Potato Tortilla-Less Soup
Okay, sure. I went tortilla-less for a tortilla soup, however the whole lot about this Instant Pot Sweet Potato Tortilla Soup simply says cozy and prepared for winter.
Snacks This Week
The Greatest Muffins of All Time
Obviously these apple muffins wanted to make an look throughout my Sugar Free January. I imply, how might they not?
I’m L-O-V-I-N-G these Cashew Golden Milk Lattes! Best half right here IMO is attending to that ginger / cinnamon combo that’s beginning to settle close to the underside. It’s like sipping the final of the Cinnamon Toast Crunch cereal milk minus the sugar excessive.
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Dinners This Week
Red Curry Lentils
My favourite sort of dinners are those that come collectively in a pinch and convey massive time flavors and these Instant Pot Red Curry Lentils DELIVER!
Mediterranean Bowl Mashup
It’s referred to as an I-need-to-use-up-things-in-the-fridge scenario. Pan-fried halloumi, fluffy quinoa, crisp cucumbers, juicy tomatoes, and recent mint piled excessive on a mattress of greens with a little bit of Roasted Red Pepper Sauce for good measure.
Soup Round 2
It’s soup season and this Jalapeño Lime Chicken Soup is right here for it!
Thanks for becoming a member of us for the ultimate version of Eating In Real Life!
What meals/meals/snacks/treats are saving your life this week?