A day at a time without chocolate

This week challenge was not to eat any processed foods. About 55% of you wanted to me to challenge my self in eating whole meals without the addition of anything processed. For the entire week I plan on documenting the meals I’ve eaten and how I have been feeling through out the day. I hope you enjoy this week’s challenge and let me know what you want to see next!

Day 1: Monday was really busy but productive. I went to a spin class then went for a walk. Afterwards my sister and I went grocery shopping then came home and ate some stuffed bell peppers with rice and meat for an early lunch. I was running errands all day and then had work till 8, so I ate dinner around 8:30. I was pretty hungry and forgot to take a picture before I started eating but remembered mid way lol.

Super simple meal with the right amount of protein, carbs, and fats along with some greens 🙂

My half eaten salad lol. In it was spring mix, shredded meat,tomatoes, onions, red cabbage, cole slaw mix, and some greek yogurt with lemon and salt for my dressing.

Day 2: I wasn’t hungry much so I just ate a banana and 2 dates for breakfast. I left the house around 11:30 to pick my sister up so we could go hiking. Around 12 I started to crave a lot of things haha. Kind of why I really prefer not eating a late dinner because that just messes the next day up. I decided to come home before our hike so I could eat something. I had the same thing I had yesterday but this time I mixed my yogurt with some chopped up tomatoes,onions, and purple cabbage. After the hike I went to the gym a bit so I can get back into the groove after 2 weeks of not going. For a late lunch/dinner I had banana pancakes arounds 4:30 ish and they were surprisingly so delicious. I plan on writing about my favorite recipes so if you are interested, let me know. I wasn’t really that hungry the rest of the day but was in a munching mood so I just had some carrots and water. I did eat a little rice and veggies when I was cooking for the rest of the week but not really an actual meal.

Same ole same ole.

Dreaming about these. Definitely will make again with the full recipe coming out soon.

Day 3: Today I went back to school and  planning my meals are really difficult because I am out all day. Thankfully I took some time out of my night yesterday and made some food for the rest of the week. I had my overnight oats (not pictured, full recipe coming out soon) for breakfast around 10am and was full for a while. One of my sisters wanted to hang out for a bit so we went to Panera for lunch around 2 and had some  soup so I had some squash soup with sprouted bread (not really sure what was in it but let’s hope it was healthy haha). Later that night I wasn’t that hungry but I knew that if i didn’t eat anything I would be tempted to eat something I shouldn’t so I had one of my favorite simple meals, baked chicken and honey.

Don’t knock it till you try it. SO delicious 🙂

Overall, it was going great until day 3. I really wanted something sweet, mainly chocolate and just a jar of nutella haha. This isn’t my usual craving but when I try to avoid sugar I have the craziest cravings. Hopefully these will go away soon as time passes by. Stay tuned for the next post to see this challenge completed and my thoughts on if it was worth the trouble or not. Thanks for stoping by and hope to see you next time!

Sincerely Hassinah ♥️

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