How to Detox For Fat Loss Without Going Hungry

detox for fat loss

The idea of detoxing might scare the shizzle out of you, especially when you consider that many detoxes literally keep you on the toilet all day. Besides this, detoxing can be downright uncomfortable as you may feel starved while drinking some chalky shake or weird 50-calorie meal that tastes like hyena giblets.

Although detoxing does require you to be without some of your favorite foods for a short time, there’s a better way to go about it. You don’t need to feel robbed, starved, miserable throughout your detox.

The safe, gentle and sensible method for how to detox for fat loss will help you to:  

  • Lose weight
  • Gain control over cravings
  • Reduce abdominal bloat
  • Avoid water booty (aka, detox diarrhea)
  • Keep you satiated instead of starving
  • Achieve higher level of discipline with eating habits for long term fitness success.

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Pepperoni Pizza Eggs Recipe. BOOM!

Are you ready to make this delicious Pepperoni Pizza Eggs Recipe? It’s real tasty ‘n stuff. And low carb, too! C’mon, let’s make this thang together.

INGREDIENTS ~  makes 2 “pizzas”

  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup mozzarella
  • 4 slices pepperoni
  • 2 slices tomato
  • Italian seasoning
  • Salt
  • Butter
  • Hot sauce

DIRECTIONS

  • Season tomatoes & cheese with Italian seasoning. Add salt to tomatoes if desired.
  • Heat pan with butter
  • Crack eggs and cook until ready to flip over
  • Break eggs yolk to allow to yolk to firm up a bit
  • Construct pizza by adding pepperoni and tomato in that order
  • Flip over eggs for a few seconds to heat the pepperoni and tomato
  • Flip eggs back over and add cheese
  • Add small amount of water to pan for steam, then cover with lid to allow cheese to melt.
  • Plate your pizza, add hot sauce, and serve. (…and then have a foodgasm)

pizza layers

Enjoy your food! ((burp))

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Weekend Newsflash: Food Shame at School, It Happened To My kid. Plus, Body Transformation Inspiration.

FOOD SHAME. MY DAUGHTER WAS THE TARGET.

food shame

Just look at her. Gracie (aka, Greedy Baby) is growing up fast. We took this pic after one of her All Star cheer competitions. I am instilling into the child that she is an athlete and must be certain to make good food choices. Little did I know, she actually listened to my guidance and began buying salads for lunch everyday, and encouraged her friend to do the same.

Gracie was the target of food shame because of salad. Some of her Kindergarten classmates teased her for choosing salads at lunchtime. Apparently it’s a “stupid and disgusting” meal, according to her peers.  Good thing she doesn’t cave to pressure.

Her reaction? “Mommy, the kids at school don’t understand that I’m an athlete. I’m going to keep buying my salads”.

I’m so proud of this little bug. She also eats salad and a healthy a protein after each practice. It’s what she asks for.

Ps. Greedy Baby now has her very own website called GracieGlitter.com I’m still in the process of making her blog extra fab, but the site is live. This is Gracie’s space to blog and share the fun things happening in her life. If you have young daughters who you think might enjoy Gracie’s blog, go on and check it out!

BODY TRANSFORMATION INSPIRATION

I came across this pic on the interwebs. This chick has done a fantastic job at transforming her body. Be inspired, my friends. Be inspired into action.

estelle archer

Next Week on Yum Yucky

I’m coming at ya with the Armageddon Upper Body Burn Workout vid on Monday, plus the 2nd chapter of Hey Girl will be published! If you haven’t read the first chapter yet, click here to get started. Next week on Yum Yucky is gonna be all kinds of awesome. Smoooches! XO!

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Knockoff! Olive Garden Chicken and Gnocchi Soup Recipe

olive garden chicken gnocchi soup

This is a real belly-pleaser. I promise. It only takes about 30 minutes to make a large pot that serves about 7-8 hungry beasts.

I’m just gonna go ahead and say it — my version of Olive Garden Chicken and Gnocchi Soup Recipe is better than going to the restaurant to grab a bowl. This is the my 4th winter of cooking up this bowl of deliciousness, and the whole family loves it. My adaption is “souped-up” by the addition of more thyme and the introduction of rosemary to the recipe.

GATHER YOUR INGREDIENTS

  • 6 cups chicken stock, or use Herb Ox bullion packets to create the broth — no MSG!
  • 3 cups light cream
  • 4 cooked chicken breasts, cubed or pulled into small pieces. I boiled my breasts in broth. Just sayin’.
  • 1 to 1.5 packages gnocchi (in the pasta aisle)
  • 1.5 cups raw spinach
  • 4-5 dashes of thyme
  • 1 tsp. rosemary
  • sprinklings of pepper

NOW LET’S GET ‘TA COOKING!

  1. Prepare cooked breasts and set aside. If you boiled your breasts, you may be able to use some of the left over broth for the soup.
  2. Add broth and light cream to large pot.
  3. Slowly add thyme, rosemary and pepper to taste. If using dried rosemary, smash it into smaller pieces with your fingers before throwing into the pot. Allow spices to marinate with a slow simmer for approx 15 minutes.
  4. Adjust the texture of the soup by adding more broth or cream depending on desired consistency. Broth will make it lighter, cream will make it thicker.
  5. Add gnocchi and continue cooking for approximately 10 minutes. You can opt for the mini gnocchi I used, as pictured, or use the standard size gnocchi.
  6. While the gnocchi cooks, cut fresh spinach into small pieces and add to the pot.
  7. Add your cooked chicken to the pot last.
  8. Now SLURP

olive garden chicken gnocchi recipe

There was actually an argument in my house about who was going to get the last bowl. If you desire increased arguments and soup-factions to rise up in your home, go ahead and make this soup immediately.

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Weekend News Flash: Food For Flat Abs Episode 1, and Recipes For This Weekend!

Welcome to Episode 1 of Food For Flat Abs! If you like the video, please comment here and/or on my Youtube channel to let me know to keep this series coming. Enjoy!

CHECK OUT THESE TASTY RECIPES

  • If anyone’s up for it, this Vegan Chocolate Cake looks sooo dang delicious. Sadly I’m too lazy to round up the food substitutions to keep this one pure vegan.
  • The 15-Minute Frittata from Fairy Burger is a thang of true beauty. I’m planning it for Saturday. ((burp))

frittata

Next Week on Yum Yucky

I happen to make the tastiest knockoff bowl of Olive Garden’s Chicken & Gnocchi Soup. My family loves it, and now I’m gonna share it with YOU. Next week will also debut the first full workout video here on Yum Yucky, so load those armpits with deodorant and get for an epic session of fat burning!

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Greedy Recipe! Healthy Grilled Cheese Sammich with a secret ingredient

Nope. You do NOT have to banish grilled cheese from your stomach to lose weight. This healthy grilled cheese has a spin that makes it even tastier than the traditional recipe. And it comes with a secret ingredient that I’m about to reveal!

click on image to enlarge the delicious morsels

healthy grilled cheese

GATHER YOUR INGREDIENTS

  • 2 slices of your favorite bread
  • 2 slices cheese
  • 2-3 tomato slices
  • 6 baby spinach leaves (approximate)
  • salt & pepper
  • secret ingredient! 1-2 tsp coconut oil (instead of butter)

DELICIOUS DIRECTIONS

  1. Quickly heat tomato slices & spinach on low heat to slightly warm tomatoes and wilt the spinach. Season with salt & pepper to taste.
  2. Construct unheated sammich with bread by placing the tomatoes and spinach between the cheese slices.
  3. Melt coconut oil in pan until hot, then place constructed sammich into pan. Heat until golden brown.
  4. Add more coconut oil to pan before cooking other side of sammich.
  5. The sammich may cook faster with coconut oil compared to using butter. Watch your temperature and cooking time closely!
  6. Now CHEW

The coconut oil makes this a high level, posh sammich that is way better than using butter, so don’t be afraid to try it. I’ve noshed on many different brands of coconut oil. My taste buds have decided that Nutiva Coconut Oil is the best. But don’t get too caught up in brands. Just start enjoy coconut oil right away!

nutiva coconut oil

Just like everything in life, excess is not good for you. Grilled cheese is one of those things I recommend you enjoy no more than 1-2 times per month. Now go whip up some cheesy sammiches — one for you and two for me.

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