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Starting off the lunch-making challenge with some prep for the week!
4yr
Day 1/1: Make Your Lunch More Often Level I

Roasting a ton of veggies, including these beautiful...
Day 1/1: Make Your Lunch More Often Level I Roasting a ton of veggies, including these beautiful beets, carrots, sweet potatoes, and mushrooms. I'm also saving my veggie scraps to make a vegetable...
  • annefood So smart @lauren !
  • SallyRogers Beautiful! After I roast beets I save the beet greens and sauté for breakfast for a couple mornings after! (As long as they last)
  • lauren @SallyRogers such a good idea! Beet greens are so good 😍
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What sweets count?
4yr
I was wondering what counts. it's obvious candy and basically anything desert counts, but what about cinnamon rolls? pastries? I'm pretty sure those kinds of things do count, but idk.
  • annefood Hey @Juls6207 ! Glad you asked. Yes, pastries do count as sweets. Basically anything with added sugar fits into the sweets category. And unfortunately pastries, pancakes, waffles, scones, etc all...
  • Akshay I think anything with added sugar counts.
Change start date?
3yr
How do I change my start date for a particular challenge?
So friends, do you know any good healthy meals to feed two people in the morning ?
4yr
  • Bee INGREDIENTS : 1 can of tuna, 1 large avocado (mashed), 2 eggs (fried, poached or whatever you fancy), 1 celery stick (diced), 1/2 red onion, 2 pieces of wholegrain toast. INSTRUCTIONS: mix the...
  • annefood Have you checked out the Guidebook? https://www.thefoodstand.com/challenge-groups/12-avoid-sugar-at-breakfast/guide There are some great recipes on there that can be made for two people. Some take...
  • mirasingh Overnight oats! You need to make this the night before, but it only takes two minutes. I usually do oats, unsweetened almond milk, chia seeds, banana, dried fruit. You leave it in the fridge in a...
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Does coffee work as a appetite depressant during those two hours you're not supposed to eat before bed?
3yr
  • annefood A coffee question and a coffee Foodstand handle - I take it you're a fan! Coffee is known to be an appetite suppressant, but we don't encourage drinking coffee in the evening due to the caffeine...
Does anyone have any healthy and delicious breakfast ideas for on the go?
4yr
  • Lazy_Nash Overnight oats heaven in a bowl
  • darkchocolatepeanutbutter Chia seed pudding is great since you can make it overnight. I also agree with @Lazy_Nash, overnight oats are the bomb. Check out the Foodstand guidebook for the Avoid Sugar at Breakfast and you may...
  • annefood Hey @bananazen92 ! Glad you're doing the Avoid Sugar at Breakfast Challenge! Smoothies are my go-to when I need to dash out the door. I put a couple large spoonfuls of plain yogurt in the blender...
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Can I drink a sparkling water or is that also a soda
4yr
  • annefood Hey @bellaferg ! @dani is right—plain sparkling water / seltzer has no added sugar and is not a soda. However there are some flavored "sparkling waters" with sugar or artificial sweeteners that are...
  • akhilg2002 You def thinking the right way!!
  • bellaferg Thank you @annefood and @dani
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Vegetarian Diet Hunger, Protein Foods To Curb Appetite
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"I would love to go vegetarian, but every time I try cutting meat from my diet, I end up really, ...
"I would love to go vegetarian, but every time I try cutting meat from my diet, I end up really, really, REALLY hungry. What am I doing wrong?"
How i can avoid eating snacks?
4yr
  • lauren I keep my water bottle on me at all times! I think I read somewhere that when we crave salty snacks, we actually need water and could be dehydrated
  • emmie Eating snacks isn't necessarily bad for you- as long as they are healthy and a small size. :)
  • DietID_TeamDietitians For late night snacking, I get a cup of herbal tea instead so it fulfills my craving to consume something flavorful, makes me feel warm, but doesn't have caffeine so I won't stay up too late.
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I had a set back today by eating a really high carb, high calorie dinner...I feel awful how bad will it set me back?
4yr
  • davisaa Don't worry too much about it, the first step of a healthy diet is being aware of what you're eating. Plus slip ups always happen! Just focus on how you can make your next meal healthy, and...
  • nikkipayne21 Aww thanks! I'm going to try to do better and resist my temptations. It's so difficult.
  • muffylolo Try looking on pinterest/skinnytaste.com for healthy recipes:) its hard but every little step helps!
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