My journey to a healthier lifestyle!

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I have cooked some meals that get my stamp of yummyness for sure! I have been a little slack posting the recipes on here. As soon as we finish shopping, going to the doggie park, and play some tennis I will post my recipe for hummus and Black-Eyed Pea Stew. Both are so good!!! I am also trying a couple new juices and adding a couple smoothies to our diet! I am very excited about that because I LOVE my juices!!!!!  ;). I am hoping to add a few green smoothies to our diet… If anyone has any suggestions to some I would love to hear!!! I am a weirdo about something tasting “too green”, my taste buds haven’t evolved too much yet where I can stomach SUPER green juices or smoothies.

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 After about a week of not having any clean choices, besides my juice, I FINALLY get to go to the store! I am more excited about this trip than any other because it is my first all clean shopping list! I was so excited I actually organized my list instead of having a bunch of random things, that will HOPEFULLY make a meal and if it does it isn’t going to be that healthy. I am actually buying snacks (which I never do)! And because I am so excited I am rambling, again… I find that I am doing that a lot! Anyway, here is my menu plan for the next week, or so. Once they have my “Stamp of Yummyness” I will post the recipe!

California Taco Salad
Cheesy Tortilla Pie
Salmon Patties with Sautéed Veggies
Black-Eyed Pea, Potato, and Collard Stew
Squash Ravioli with Tomato Sage Sauce
Baked-Bow Tie Pasta

Everything Else (Snacks, sides, drinks, etc):
Hard boiled Eggs
Greek Yogurt
Raw Almonds
Homemade Garlic Hummus with homemade Pita Chips
Cooked Dry Beans
Homemade Vanilla Almond Milk
My Yum-Yum Juice (AKA Cranberry Citrus Juice, the recipe is here)

I will also make a post about what I spent for week worth of clean eating for two! Most of the recipes I found were budget friendly and/or had only a few ingredients. We normally have a budget of about $300-$400 a month for groceries. I am hoping that grocery bill will stay about the same (or even cheaper!) with clean eating vs unhealthy.

Another note: I am shopping at a chain Farmer’s Market. We went there last week for the first time for our juicing cleanse and that had great selection for fairly good price!

Now quick nap time!!!

The Healthy Housewife