1. Almond Milk.
I love almond milk. It is all natural, it has 30 calories, 0 grams of sugar and 50% more calcium than dairy milk. I do eat dairy, and I drink milk, but I love almond milk. It makes a great base for protein shakes. What is not to love?
2. Peanut Butter.
I eat peanut butter at least three times a day. I often cite it as my favorite food. I use PB2 in my protein shakes because it has all the flavor of full fat peanut butter without all the fat and calories, but I still do regularly consume the full fat natural peanut butter. I eat it by the spoonful or have it with a side of green apples.
3. Protein Powder.
I drink protein shakes twice a day. Once in the morning as part of my breakfast #1, and again immediately following my Insanity workouts. I like the Jay Robb powder because it is so delicious and made with all natural ingredients.
4. Greek Yogurt.
I love Greek Yogurt so much that I wrote a love poem to it. Regular yogurt can be so bad for you (read the ingredients)! Greek yogurt is all natural and can also be used as healthy substitutions for mayonnaise & sour cream. I am seriously in love.
5. La Croix.
I haven't had a Diet Coke one time in 2012. I kicked that
addiction bad habit and replaced it with a much healthier option. La Croix is all natural, has no artificial sweeteners, no calories and no chemicals. I still can pop the top for that fizzy refreshing drink without all the additives. I said goodbye to Diet Coke and never looked back.
6. Apple Cider Vinegar.
I drink two tablespoons of raw organic apple cider vinegar diluted in water three times a day before a meal. I got this idea when I read Tosca Reno's blog on the subject. Besides nice abs, there are many documented health benefits of drinking raw organic apple cider vinegar.
There you have it, the first installment of Monday Must Haves! What are your food must haves?
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