I am into my second week of eating a sugar-less weekday diet. Since I believe in the slogan: "Moderation in all things" allowing a small treat on the weekends, I feel, would be prudent. I will have to say that while the small brownie on Saturday night was yummy, I noticed that afterwards I didn't feel that great...could it be my body likes the reduction of refined sugar after all???
I relied on a few food items to get me through the week-
-Freeze dried strawberries, mangoes, and pineapple from Trader Joe's. (no sugar added to these babies!)
-Grapefruit juice and seltzer water. (I'm also trying to reduce the use of artificial sweeteners)
-Green olives, the giant queen sized ones with pimentos.
-Some words from Brigham Young, including this: