Hello friends! Guess what!? It’s Friday!!!! Aka fun day! Do you have any great plans for the weekend? It should be nice! I’m going to see my cousin’s baby. Cuteness will ensue.
So in case you haven’t heard, I’m detoxing this week. I have been doing a fantastic job (if I do say so myself) eating healthy. Yesterday I hit up the farmer’s market and came home with this amazing bounty!
I love going to the farmer’s market because there are always so many great produce options but I hate staring at all this beautiful fruit and veg and wondering what the heck I’m going to make with it. I need a plan and without a plan, I’m a little bit lost. No matter, I figured something out for tomorrow! Although if you have suggestions, please do share!
So here’s what’s been going on with the detox.
Food front is doing very well. More Greek yogurt, berries, chia seeds and lots of raw almonds. Leftovers for lunch (what could be easier!). Plus, I made some veggie rolls for dinner. I didn’t re-photograph because I was losing too much natural light and my (ahem) rice paper roller-man is in Mexico, so the rolls were lacking some finesse. But, here’s a photo of the last time I made them.
I used the same recipe but substituted out the meat and just added in more veggies, including some cabbage. Delicious! More chocolate for dessert. I’ve decided along with coffee I’m not giving it up. There I said it.
Workouts have been incredibly consistent. More Zumba (filming this weekend!!!!) plus I tried out the Blogilates DVD. I only did a small portion of it but I’m liking it so far. Full review to follow.
One of my bucket list items on my 30 Under 30 list was to develop a good skincare routine. This includes some preventive anti-aging measures. I purchased an eye cream and night serum to help with this. I use them on a mostly regular basis but I have to admit that over the summer I have not been so good using them after I cleanse and before I moisturize. I’m just so darn tired when I wash my face. But in the spirit of my detox, I added them back in this week!
I’ve noticed that I’m kind of lacking on the sleep front and I really need to get another hour of sleep every night. Right now I’m just barely hitting seven and I really need to be closer to eight with my activity level. Since this week is almost over, I’m going to work really, really hard on this next week. I have, however, been listening to ocean sounds on my iPhone instead of music. I find the ocean sounds to be incredibly relaxing and it’s so much easier to zone out and relax my mind while listening.
I hope you have a great weekend!
Readers, what recipes to you make with your farmer’s market veggies? Do you use an eye cream or serum? Have you tried the Blogilates DVD?