Today is the first day of my Shake Diet Detox. This is a new beginning for me in a lot of ways.
Firstly, up until now, I’ve been vehemently against shake diets. When you have any kind of nutritional qualifications, just looking at the ingredients on these things would be enough to make you want to eat the packaging as a healthier alternative.
However, I do feel like years of putting just as much effort into my cheat days as the other days of the week have left me, shall we say, clogged up and sluggish.
The other thing is, I have a baby now. I have a child who will grow up copying me and learning from my example. I think it’s important that he learns from an early age that replacing solid food meals with formulated shakes is a perfectly normal and healthy thing to do. After all, half of his diet is liquid and in all honesty if I could get half my nutrition from being attached to a boobie, I’d do exactly the same thing!
That seems like a win any way you look at it!
So I had my final meal this morning and I made sure it was a good one: Speedy Pancakes from our 21-day Quickstart Meal Plan with chocolate sauce. Because let’s face it, if you’re going to have a final meal, it should have chocolate sauce. The fact I put chocolate sauce on everything is neither here nor there.
I’m only gutted I didn’t have any bacon.
Here’s the plan I’ll be following for 7 days:…