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 – Week 3 (Final Week)

This week was my final detox week. I felt confident going into the third week that it would be as easy as the first two weeks, and it was.

I talked about cooking a few more of my own meals when I did my week 2 round up, but the week turned out busier than I’d expected, and so sticking fairly close to the meal plan provided in the 21 Day Sugar Detox Cookbook actually helped. When you are time poor having the meal plan and recipes within easy reach can be a huge tool to utilise, to make life easier.

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