Think clean, whole, real foods, and 15% of the time, allow yourself flexibility to indulge and eat out, not overly stressing about the food not being exactly what you’d have in your kitchen. As a society, our Standard American Diet (S.A.D.), is filled with empty calories and, as a result, we are over fed and under nourished. Chew your food! Skin is a big part of our digestive system. If you follow my MORSELICIOUS lifestyle, your skin will Glow! Believe me, if 85% of the the time you are eating clean, you can afford the 15% wiggles. And as you continue on the MORSELICIOUSness, your 15% wiggles will not be so guilty. One of my Morselite’s emailed me hailing, “Mo, I know I’m getting MORSELIFIED because instead of reaching for potato chips for my 15%, I’m eating kale chips!” My goal/wish for you is that you will love the way you feel and look after 21 days and want to continue living a MORSLEICIOUS lifestyle. I always use organic produce if it’s on the Dirty Dozen list, since those are the most heavily pesticide-filled products. Whenever possible, I use fresh herbs, lemons, freshly ground black pepper, spices, etc. However, I understand that I live in sunny California, where we are blessed with an abundance of amazing produce, so if you are not as fortunate weather-wise, choose the cleanest and freshest options that work for you.
Quick tip: I keep most of my everyday spices and powders on my counter, as you can see in this photo. Kitchen counter clutter believe me, it makes everyday cooking so much easier and quicker. You can arrange your spices and seeds in clear glass jars and line them up nice and pretty, or if you have a creative crafty flair, label them in fun fonts! I reuse my nut butter jars. The labels peel off easily in hot soapy water.
fresher foods, you will notice how good real food tastes. Most grocery food stores sell black peppercorns in their own grinder case now. Shop around and decide what works best for you.
This is part of the learning process in cooking from scratch and not using convenience packaged processed foods or the cheap and easy go-to salt/sugar fillers. For some of you, this may be “oldhat,” and for others, it may seem daunting or a pain, but believe me your health is worth it and soon, it will become second nature and you’ll be writing your own cookbooks and/or sharing your recipes!
This may take a little time, so please be patient and stick with it. The rewards are worth it and your body and health will thank you!
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I prefer frozen (no additives) to cans, which typically contain more sodium and other preservatives, and I love freshly ground black pepper. It’s amazing how much tastier fresh tastes. Once you cook and eat Our USA Magazine 77
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