Slowcooker Chicken Adobo by Diane Sanfilippo

If you have been looking into paleo or been following it for any period of time, then you are going to have heard the name Diane Sanfilippo. If you haven’t then you may know her very popular program The 21 Day Sugar Detox (21DSD) or her award winning book Practical Paleo. Diane is a certified holistic nutrition consultant from the United States and shares her wealth of knowledge on her popular blog and podcast Balanced Bites. She is one of my role models I guess you could say, but I digress.

I have personally done the 21 DSD program twice and love it. Its easy to follow and offers some very delicious and nutritional meals. I found the meals very easy to prepare, while still sharing a different style of cooking with me than I am used too. Many of the dishes became family favourites, but none more than the dish that I am going to share with you today.


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Holiday’s over…Its Detox Time.

I have just got home from my much needed ‘working’ holiday. I enjoyed 10 relaxing days with my beautiful family in a sunnier place. With my recent study and work load I really needed the break. In that time I did attend the Problogger event, which while crammed full of useful and inspiring material, was two very full on days (possibly a little harder for me as I was in holiday mode). I also managed to take a little time to celebrate my birthday in amongst it all.

I know, I know, my holidays are as busy as regular life lol.

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The 21 Day Sugar Detox Update – Week 2

This update is a little late I apologise. With the new site, I’ve been so busy and haven’t had a chance to type this out until now.

As I mentioned in the first update you can find here, I found the first week quite easy to follow along and enjoyed trying the new recipes.

The second week of The 21 Day Sugar Detox I still found easy to keep too, however, there were two occasions that I was tested.

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The 21 Day Sugar Detox Update – Week 1

Today marks day 7 of the 21 day sugar detox! I’ve made it through a week and honestly haven’t had too many issues in doing so.

I’m pleasantly surprised how easy it has been to follow the meal plan from the 21 day sugar detox cookbook. I mentioned in my first post before I started here that I was more the kind of person to cook what I felt like, and while I plan my meals my taste buds generally have final say.

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