How to Reduce Added Sugar in Your Life: Part 2 Whole Food Sources

how tor educe sugar part 2

Welcome to Part 2!  On my last post I described my suggestions for how to begin reducing sugar.  See the full post for details but, to recap: we want to avoid added sources of sugar and ideally try a week without any added sweeteners.   Whether or not you have yet tried a sugar detox, this post might be helpful.  Whole foods are the best and ideal alternative to added-sugar foods that allow us to intake sugar in a balanced manner. 

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Sweet Potato Cinnamon Peach Smoothie

sweet potato cinnamon peach smoothie

I’m such a fan of sweet potato.  I used to eat whole sweet potatoes all by myself, multiple times a week, every week.  Oh, the good days.  Now, I sync food with my cycle phases so I mostly consume sweet potatoes during my luteal phase.  The more I cycle-sync, the more I’ve adapted my cravings to phase appropriate foods.  So, this shake is a mash-up of WomanCode recommended luteal foods like sweet potato, cauliflower, and peach.  More deets about cycle-syncing here, but you don’t need to follow WomanCode to enjoy this smoothie! Read more

August Wrap-Up: Favorites from the Month

august favorites

This post is coming to you hot! 🔥 So hot that I literally just finished writing this the moment before it went live.  Basically, I almost skipped writing an August favorites post until I realized that August has 31 days!  Huzzah!  That extra day gave me the time I needed to coagulate all of my favorite things from food, entertainment, and more!  What have I been so busy with that I couldn’t write my favorites down?  I can’t tell you all quite yet!  Call me superstitious but I just like to get my ducks in a line before I make any announcements. 

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