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Healthy Meal Ideas

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2016 has been a year of breaking old habits and making new (healthy) ones. First week of January, I decided to give a kick-start to my healthy eating habits. My husband and I decided to experiment six days of NO SUGAR, NO STARCH, & NO DAIRY and on seventh day eat our hearts out. (What triggered the decision and how it went coming up tomorrow). Today I am sharing the food choices I have made during that week (6 six days) and also in the following weeks. 

In the past, even when I am making good choices, I have struggled with portion control. Also on cheat days I felt I always went over board. Re-setting my diet in this drastic way (for just one week) has helped me with both those issues. I am keeping my fingers-crossed that these new habits are life long and not temporary. I will keep you posted on how it goes, and promise to report back even when I fail. 

Below is what my husband and I ate for the first six days. Over the course of following three weeks, we added healthy carbs and fruits back but only in moderation and for no more than once a week. 

FYI
I am a vegetarian who doesn't eat any meat or raw egg. 
My husband eats everything and has no dietary restrictions. 

WEEK ONE

PRE-WORKOUT 


1/2 Banana (the only fruit I ate that week)

BREAKFAST

Protein Shake + Almond Milk
Boiled Egg (Husband)
Omelette (Husband)
Mint Tea with Honey

LUNCH

Mixed Green Salad with tomato, cucumber, green peppers
Spinach salad with grilled chicken, avocado, cucumber,
Lentil Soup
Black Bean Soup
Minestrone Soup

DINNER

Grilled vegetables
Stir fried tofu and broccoli
Roasted broccoli and cauliflower with garlic
Steamed green beans with garlic and lemon jest
Grilled chicken with vegetables (Husband)
Grilled salmon (Husband)

SNACKS

- Roasted and lightly salted almonds
- Raw Pepper with hummus
- Dates 

WEEK TWO

I started including the following once a week, and no more:

- Oatmeal Meal with strawberries, blueberries, banana, almonds, walnut, & raisins
- Multi-grain whole wheat toast with avocado and green chillies (serrano peppers)

WEEK THREE

I started including the following once a week, and no more:

- Oatmeal Meal with strawberries, blueberries, banana, almonds, walnut, & raisins
- Multi-grain whole wheat toast with avocado and green chillies (serrano peppers)
- Greek Yogurt

WEEK FOUR

I started including the following once a week, and no more:

- Oatmeal Meal with strawberries, blueberries, banana, almonds, walnut, & raisins
- Multi-grain whole wheat toast with avocado and green chillies (serrano peppers)
- Greek Yogurt
- Goat Cheese

I will be sharing the recipes on YouTube in the coming months, so be sure to subscribe to my channel. Also, I snap while cooking once in a while so if you are on Snapchat, add me 'tanviidotcom'. 

If you have any other questions or suggestions, do leave them in the comments below. 

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7 comments

  1. You read my mind! I was planning for a 1 month getting fit challenge and this post is very helpful. Thanks for sharing

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  2. love these! you've inspired us...kinda of! haha we're doing a February where we eat carbs only one meal a day! Which means we are getting creative with our dinners (because I like breakfast burritos). We should get together soon and cook something up!

    XO Sahra
    Que Sera Sahra I a travel & style blog

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  3. U guys r an inspiration.

    Aditi
    www.sosaree.in

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  4. lately i have been trying to eat a lot of salad, at least meal worthy ones once a day and its been great.

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  5. Raw Mung sprouts or chickpea sprouts make for a good breakfast. Also chia pudding with almond/cashew/pistachio milk sweetened with honey or maple syrup.

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  6. Lots of good meal and snack ideas, thanks for sharing!

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  7. Thanks for sharing, Tanvi! I'm going to try to do this as much as possible. Although, it will only be after the Superbowl this weekend! :) - Aparna

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