These posts and recipes are all about my journey to cut sugar out of my diet for good
Looking for a quick and simple dessert that will wow your guests? Look no further than this berry, peanut butter granola and yogurt parfait. Best of all it’s sugar free!
- 1tbs peanut butter (the 100% peanut, no sugar kind – crunchy is best)
- 1/8 cup desiccated coconut
- 1/2 cup oats (gluten free)
- Yogurt (I used natural greek yogurt)
- Berries (I used black forest fruits – blackberries, black currants, cherries, morello cherries – which I defrosted and left to cool)
All you need to do is…
- Pre-heat your oven to 180 degrees Celsius
- Mix (with your hands is easiest) the peanut butter, coconut and oats and place in the More >
Well it’s been awhile since I posted my wrap up of Week 3 of the I Quit Sugar program so I thought I should give you an update.
Week 3 is supposed to be the week when you cut out sugar altogether however after trying to do Week 3 for about 3 weeks I decided that I wanted to just continue watching how much sugar I eat but allow it in small amounts every now and then.
To revisit my goals from the end of week 2…
- Cut down on latte’s and just drink coffee with a little bit of milk (to cut More >
I am going to leave you waiting a little longer before I let you know how I have gone since the end of week 2 with my I Quit Sugar journey . In the meantime I am going to tell you about my favourite I Quit Sugar snacks to date.
Firstly I have been purchasing sliced roasted chicken from the deli and eating it on rice cakes with avocado, sliced tomato and salt and pepper. I absolutely love the flavour of this and it is a great healthy, filling snack.
Secondly I got the idea for this one from Amanda who blogs over at More >
Here is my wrap up of week 2 of quitting sugar (this was obviously written a few weeks ago now!):
So week 2 was always going to be a challenging one, but I have to say I went into it with a pretty positive mindset. So why was week 2 going to be challenging? Well in the scheme of I Quit Sugar it’s the week you start adding more (good) fat to your diet so that definitely wasn’t the hard part. The hard part was that my week 2 happened to fall over Easter.
The good thing was that I am away More >
I had this post on another of my blogs… I guess I didn’t want to announce it to the whole world as I didn’t know what people would think… I know a lot of people will just think this is another fad diet but this is really working for me and over the next couple of posts you will see why… so here it is…
The title of this post sounds extreme right? Well it probably is but I am doing a little experiment.
Once again after starting this (being a health blog I started) blog I went back to my old More >