My week of low carb living in three sentences.
1. My weight is remaining stable - right around the 180 lbs mark.
2. I've been adding organic cinnamon to my coconut peanut butter protein pudding and shakes. Why? It may help manage long term blood sugar levels. Link - The Latest on Cinnamon and Blood Sugar
3. I'm weening myself of of diet soda - even Hansen's (more natural than most diet soda). Here's why and what I'm drinking instead: Link - All Natural, Sugar Free Soda Alternatives
Select highlights from our low carb menus:
Monday - LC Coconut Peanut Butter Protein Pudding - a few ounces of organic shredded coconut, 3 ice cubes + cold water, a scoop of natural vanilla egg white protein, organic sprouted flax meal, 2 Tbs of organic peanut butter, 2 packets of stevia + inulin, 1/2 tsp of organic cinnamon and Also Salt
Tuesday - 2 organic Roma tomatoes topped with organic sour cream, raw Manchego (sheep's milk) cheese and several slices of natural, peppered salami
Wednesday - In-n-Out 3x3 cheeseburger (w/no bun) and grilled onions and sliced organic avocado
Thursday - shrimp and organic avocado slices
Friday - Cajun (spicy) catfish and homemade mashed cauliflower
Saturday - beef brisket (from Whole Foods Market) and mashed cauliflower
Sunday - 3 sunny side up organic, omega-3 sunny side up eggs on a bed of mashed cauliflower and several slices of natural bacon
Favorite Snack of the Week - Eden Organic Pumpkin Seeds (Regular and Spicy Varieties)
I like having some pumpkin seeds and a True Blueberry or Tangerine Zinger "Soda" as a late night snack. Lots of antioxidants, healthy fat, fiber, nutrients and protein.
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