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7 Day No Sugar Challenge

7 Day No Sugar Challenge

In this week's challenge you must follow 7 Day No Sugar Challenge . Give your body a break from sugar. Hit reset and get back on track with healthy eating habits with this simple 7 Day No Sugar Challenge. Slashing your sugar intake can help stabilize energy levels, curb over-active appetites (which is especially helpful when cutting calories to lose weight) and prevent chronic diseases like obesity, diabetes, heart disease and even certain cancers. Our bodies are well-equipped to naturally "detox" (thanks to the gut, liver and kidneys, which work together to filter out impurities). If you're an otherwise healthy person, you don't need to "cleanse" or "detox" but if you've been eating too much sugar or refined or processed foods lately, take a break from those foods in particular.

Day 1

Breakfast (404 calories) 2 Muffins + Mashed Potato + 1 medium banana + 8 roasted unsalted almonds + 1 cup herbal tea
Snack (62 calories) 1 medium orange
Lunch (454 calories) 1 1/2 cups Vegetable Soup + 2 cups mixed greens + 2 Tbsp. pumpkin seeds + 5 to 6 cottage cheese cubes
Afternoon Snack (137 calories) 1/2 cup cucumber slices + 1 medium carrot, cut into sticks
Dinner (560 calories) 1 cup Chickpeas & Greens Tip: Toss greens with pumpkin seeds and tomato.
Supper (162 calories) 1/2 cup frozen raspberries + 1/2 cup whole-milk plain yogurt + 1 Tbsp. chia seeds

Day 2


Breakfast (383 calories) 1/3 cup Muesli with Raspberries mixed with 2 tsp. chia seeds + 8 roasted unsalted almonds + 1 cup herbal tea
Snack (217 calories) Handful of walnuts and pistachios + 1 medium orange
Lunch (404 calories) Millets + 2 cups Vegetable Soup
Afternoon Snack (252 calories) 2 servings Peanut-Oat Energy Balls + 1 medium banana
Dinner (534 calories) 2 cups No-Cook Black Bean Salad + 1/4 cup hummus + 10 seeded whole-wheat crackers
Supper Warm cup of milk, ground cinnamon, turmeric and ginger


Vegetable and corn soup

Breakfast (404 calories) Creamy Spinach Toast + Half cup raspberries + 1 yogourt smoothie
Snack (241 calories) Oats and nuts energy bar
Lunch (433 calories) Vegetable and corn soup + 1 slice sprouted-grain bread, toasted and drizzled with 1 tsp. olive oil
Afternoon Snack (137 calories) Small pear, chunk of hard cheese
Dinner (516 calories) Cooked Brown Rice mixed with lentils + 1 medium orange
Supper (64 calories) Frozen cherries.


Pesto Pasta

Breakfast (328 calories) Vegetable Frittata + 1 cup green tea
Snack (173 calories) 1 apple 1 + 6 roasted, unsalted almonds and cashews
Lunch (455 calories) Lettuce, Tossed Mixed Green salad with cucumber, sweet peppers, tomatoes, dressed with extra virgin olive oil & vinegar
Afternoon Snack (252 calories) Left over Vegetable frittata
Dinner (457 calories) Pesto Pasta + 2 cups mixed greens dressed with 2 Tbsp. Citrus-Lime Vinaigrette
Supper if needed Dairy Free Sugar Free Vanilla Chia Pudding


green bean salad

Breakfast (383 calories) 2 Brown Bread sandwichs
Snack (176 calories) Half cup dry grapes + Quarter cup wallnuts
Lunch (471 calories) Cheesy Bread Sticks & green bean salad
Afternoon Snack (252 calories) Raw veggies with spicy Mediterranean dip
Dinner (526 calories) Garlic Lemon Potato Sticks, Zucchini Noodles
Supper Cumin Tea with ginger, coriender seeds, and jaggary

Day 6

Cottage cheese

Breakfast (404 calories) Sprouts with lemon,salt and chilly + Melon Juice
Snack (155 calories) Half cup Almonds + Quarter cup Raisins
Lunch (462 calories) 2 Corn and cheese sandwichs + Mixed green salad
Afternoon Snack (162 calories) Cottage cheese with flax seeds and cinnamon
Dinner (603 calories) Whole wheat pasta with the best of fresh corn, tomato, green peas and a little feta cheese.
Supper 1 cup milk + 2 fresh dates


Chia pudding

Breakfast (352 calories): Raspberry-Peach-Mango Smoothie Bowl + 1 cup herbal tea. Snack (155 calories):Kale chips. Lunch (436 calories):2 cups Roasted Vegan Cauliflower Soup + whole-wheat sandwich. Afternoon Snack (193 calories):Celery sticks with cream cheese. Dinner (575 calories):1 cup Spicy Cabbage Slaw + 3/4 cup Brown Rice. Supper:Chia pudding

This challenge was closed on 6/14/2020

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