Spring is officially in the air! I don't know about you, but I've had an overwhelming urge to clean, organize, and de-clutter. I bought The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up and have slowly been making my way through it (and getting rid of lots of stuff in the process!).
Today I'm going to challenge you to take this "spring cleaning" energy into your kitchen and your pantry. Why? Because when you fill your fridge and cabinets with only GOOD stuff, that's what you'll eat, and you will feel lighter, more energized. It's as simple as that.
Here are three things you'll want to clean out ASAP:
1. Sugar AND fake sugar - This is my weakness, and likely yours too. No matter where you "hide" it, it will still be there waiting for you to come home after a long, hard day. Just say goodbye to that leftover Easter candy, packaged cookies, and Splenda. Please, please toss the fake stuff too - it's just as bad, if not worse, than the real thing. Instead try maple syrup, honey, or coconut sugar.
2. Poor quality oils - Canola, vegetable, soybean, margarine, anything partially hydrogenated. These oils are super processed and so your body does not know what to do with them (which means they often get stored as fat!). Replace these with coconut oil, extra virgin olive oil and other cold pressed, unrefined oils (avocado, flaxseed, walnut, pumpkin seed, etc).
3. Sketchy ingredients - Okay, this is a big category, but really why would you want to put anything in your body if you don't know what it is? Ditch or donate anything that has a super long list, hard to pronounce ingredients, or has been sitting on your shelf forever. Just let it go.
Once you've purged your pantry, then it's the fun part: SHOPPING! I give you permission to go on a full on shopping spree and fill your shelves with good for you foods and supplements! Check out some of my favorites over here.
Alright, I hear you - overhauling the pantry can be a little overwhelming. Let me help you out! Together we will go through your pantry and fridge and get rid of junk that is weighing you down. Then, we’ll formulate a re-stock plan with my top kitchen essentials. In addition to our session (which can be held over Skype, FaceTime or in person), you’ll receive my Clean Sweep Shopping List and email support from me for 21 days following our session.
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