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Clean Eating for Newbies

I am starting a new pattern of eating. 

I guess I am just tired of;

Being overweight
Feeling sluggish
Feeling guilty about what I am eating
Worrying about what kind of example I am to my girls

Anyway, my friends Kat & Morgan are probably the two biggest reasons why I am even interested in eating clean. Seeing the results in their lives is really amazing! I am excited about the future that I will have when eating clean is more of the norm for me. 

During one of Allees night feedings I did some research on clean eating. I came across a few things that will help me out. 

I found this great website called THE GRACIOUS PANTRY!

There is a particular page that includes a List of Shopping for Beginners! I am totally cleaning out my pantry and getting what is on this list. :) 

I thought this was kinda cool too!

(Not sure why the font changes after this point. Just ignore it.)

Anyway, I really do want to stick to eating right. I don't expect it to be 100% of the time, but my hold on food has got to change! Its been a long time since I have consistently felt good about what goes into my body.

Today I am making GREEN SMOOTHIES! I am excited about it! I have never made a smoothie with spinach in it before.

I will post a picture of it with a recipe soon!

While my family was on vacation we got into some bad eating habits. The last couple of days there I started making better choices, but still wasn't fully succeeding. I am now trying to be leveled headed about how I take care of my body.

I know eventually I need to crack down on fitness. That is a whole different post! :)

Well, I better go. Time to give baby her bottle!


Here is the smoothie!

Mango, Pineapple, Strawberries, Spinach and OJ. Sweeten with Agave or Honey!



  1. woohoo!!! I'll have to try that smoothie, looks tasty!


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