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Things to eat to Detox your Body

Nutrition tips on what to eat to Detox your body….Clean eating helps the weight stay off

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Non-Guilty Comfort Food

four-cheese-pasta-with-cauliflower-fore296Four-Cheese Pasta With Cauliflower

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 1/4 cups skim milk
  • 2 tablespoons light cream cheese
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons whole-wheat flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Dash of cayenne pepper (optional)
  • 3/4 cup shredded cheddar
  • 1/2 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 4 cups cooked whole-wheat spiral pasta
  • 2 cups chopped cauliflower (about 1/2 a medium head), steamed

PREPARATION

  1. In a medium saucepan, combine milk, cream cheese, flour, salt, pepper, garlic powder and cayenne, if desired. Cook over medium-high heat, stirring, until mixture comes to a slow boil, 5 to 7 minutes. Remove pan from heat; stir in remaining cheeses and mustard until cheese melts. In a bowl, toss pasta with cauliflower; pour cheese mixture over top; stir. Divide pasta evenly among 7 bowls; serve immediately.

The skinny

235 calories per 1 cup, 9 g fat (5 g saturated), 27 g carbs, 4 g fiber, 14 g protein

Recipe courtesy of Self….http://www.self.com/fooddiet/recipes/2011/12/four-cheese-pasta-with-cauliflower

Day 1….

day 1 detoxToday is Day 1 of my 21day -Detox Cleanse.  My food choices was boring but I am planning to step up my game with my food choices. Stay tuned to see what I food choices I will pick next.

Boost your Brain and Memory

13 Brain Foods — Boost your Brain and Memory~13 Brain Foods

1. Almonds– increase blood flow to the brain2. Blueberries – improve learning and motor skills

3. Walnuts — high in omega 3

4. Brussels sprouts — has tryptophan which converts to serotine in brain health

5. Broccoli — assists in brain functioning

6. Cauliflower — assists in cleansing white matter in brain

7. Ginger – anti inflammatory

8. Apples – power food for mind , body & emotions

9. Watermelon- targets brain function

10. Cabbage – help in lowering risk of brain, lung & prostate cancer

11. Lettuce – helps increase blood flow to the brain

12. Rock melon (cantaloupe)- supports the brain

13. Pine Nuts — stimulate brain activity