This may not be the prettiest plate of food but it was an experiment. I wanted to try cooking my eggs inside a pepper. I started by frying (in rice oil) one side of the pepper.. Then flipped it and added my eggs to the centre. It worked really well, was a good 10/15 minutes cooking though. I’d maybe begin frying and then cook the tops under the grill next time.
Either way it’s tasted delicious!! Give it a try and post me your efforts.
Having friends round this weekend? Make some healthy sweet potato chips and a home made tomato and onion salsa :)
New gym thermals for the winter!!
Another happy JuicePlus client…
Following the JuicePlus conference and gaining more knowledge and understanding on how important vegetables, fruit and berries are in your diet and how unnecessary meat and starchy carbs are (we all know artificial sugars and fats are right?), I have been thinking how much this could drastically improve my heath and wellbeing, and in turn my life.
This has pushed me to follow up something I have been considering for a while, becoming a pescetarian, “one whose diet includes fish but no other meat”. Mainly influenced by a friend who is incredibly fit and healthy; mind, body and soul. This friend also directed me upon an article this evening which was my final decider to take the jump and remove meat from my diet. Please do read it; the topic is regarding conditioning yourself to wake up early, however it covers how since converting to a vegan diet his energy levels maintain and he requires less sleep.
"When I went vegetarian in 1993, I was able to feel well rested with less sleep, and I woke up feeling more alert. Then when I went fully vegan in 1997, there was another improvement."
I should probably go straight to being a vegetarian however I feel after having meat in my diet for such a long time I may struggle to maintain, I don’t quite want to give up eggs or fish for this trail period while my body adapts to the change, however I don’t drink dairy milk already and will happily give up cheese. This will take me up until the new year and then from then on, I hope to take the next step and remove all meats and diary.
Unfortunately as much as I would love to say my reason behind this dietary decision is for the good of the environment, I can’t, it is for the good of myself. I hope this along with my JuicePlus will rapidly make me feel like a new woman, a new woman who will live a longer healthier life.
So like Steve I intend to do a 30 day trial; starting wednesday 28th November 2012. I’ll be sure to keep you updated. Hey, im expecting some weight loss too :)
Mark Colbourne and I at Manchester JuicePlus conference :)
So on starting my Juice Plus journey and having the pleasure of becoming a ‘family member’ I was invited to a conference held in Manchester with guest speakers including Mark Colbourne, Paralympic Gold medalist and champion, and Dr Valerie Myles.
I was expecting to learn about the product that is JuicePlus+ and it’s benefits, but what I wasn’t quite expecting was to leave feeling excited that JuicePlus+ will dramatically change my life for the better, and my loved ones too.
I wanted to share some of the things that stood out for me;
How a diet including the essential nutrition needed (which is 7-13 portions of fruit/veg a day for adults) - easily achieved by taking JuicePlus+
- Reduces inflammation
- Reduces oxidative stress
- Lowers cholesterol
- Protects DNA
- Cardiovascular wellness
- Healthy skin and gums
- Healthy immune system
- Helps patients with autism, anxiety and behaviour problems
JuicePlus+ gets STRAIGHT into the bloodstream giving instant benefits, this here excites me; as someone that is positively active in training and wellbeing this is the stuff we’re after. Not only that, there are 29 scientific studies that each prove JuicePlus is a beneficial and important part of our diet (easy to pick up online)
Mark Colbourne talked about his tragic paragliding accident and how is recovery from a broken back, and going on to becoming a campion cyclist, was powered by JuicePlus+. He couldn’t recommend it enough, you can read more of his storey here; http://www.juiceplussports.eu/uk/MarkColbourne.htm
So many other people came forward with their personal success stories, or those of loved ones, that the buzz in the room was intense.
I’ve got my capsules on order and will continue with my shakes and be updating you along the way. You really can’t appreciate the benefits unless you have spoken to someone who has already experienced them, or you could trust the studies and the pictures and make the experience your own.
If you want to get more information or become a Juicer, please email me on email@example.com or tweet me @clean_and_lean - Personalised plans and nutrition advice included.
I’M A JUICEPLUSER AND IM EXCITED FOR MY FUTURE!!
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