Hi friends. As some of you know, I jumped on Arbonne‘s 30 Days to Healthy Living bandwagon last Monday. I felt like my system needed a complete re-programming after the most “delicious” holidays if you know what I mean. A number of you have asked me how it’s going, so I thought I’d jump on here real quick and let you know.
I’ve done various phases of this Arbonne program before and have always liked the products and the simplicity of the plans. The same holds true for this 30-day cleanse. In a nutshell, I do a protein shake for breakfast, one for lunch, and then a clean, low carb, lean protein dinner.
This program does ask you to give up all of the fun stuff: sugar, dairy, gluten, alcohol, and caffeine. So far, the only one that has been really tough for me has been doing without the caffeine. So Arbonne experts, forgive me, but I’ve been limiting myself to two cups of coffee per day with a little of the Califia Coconut and Almond Milk Vanilla Creamer. It’s delicious and is only 15 calories per serving, very low in sugar, and it absolutely satisfies my coffee craving and my sweet tooth.
The only other little pitfall I’ve had is needing to “chew” something around breakfast time. The shakes are very filling, but I need a little crunch mid-morning after my workout. So, I’ve been adding a green apple with a tablespoon of almond butter and it has been doing the trick.
I pretty much make the same shake every time: Arbonne Chocolate Protein Powder with a scoop of the Arbonne Fiber Boost, a teaspoon of almond butter, and a handful of spinach.
For dinner, because I still have to cook for my crew, I eat whatever I’ve prepared for them. I just take a smaller portion, steer clear of anything real carb heavy, and supplement with a salad.
As of this morning, I’m down two pounds and feel that the holiday bloat has gone away.
Let me know if any of you are doing this cleanse and if you have any tips to get through the next two weeks that you’d like to share.
Have a great day!