Eat Clean, Drink Clean- Day 4, The Little Things

I believe life is all about the little things. A bouquet of flowers on the kitchen table, a great scented candle, a quick text that someone is thinking of you. I was on facebook this morning and saw all the great pictures of my friends kids who were eating green pancakes, green cookies, green milk, and anything else their parents could make green to bring joy to this St. Patrick’s Day. They are such little things that make a big difference in their child’s day. As adults we tend to forgo the little things, life gets busy, work takes most of the day, and our responsibilities don’t always allow for the heart shaped pancake at breakfast, or kiss goodbye in the morning, or a postcard from a friend. Don’t take the little things for granted. All those little gestures throughout the day can make for a pretty great day! For more ideas of little things to remember to enjoy check out, http://justlittlethings.net/.

Eat Clean, Drink Clean Day 4 Happenings…

Meal 1, 9am– steamed broccoli, carrots, and red pepper with 1 tablespoon on hummus. 1 glass of water.

Workout 1– 30 minutes on elliptical, 30 minutes run on treadmill, 2 bottle of water.

Meal 2, 12pm– 1/4 cup of strawberries, 1/4 cup of quinoa (I had just cooked a batch of quinoa for the week to store in the fridge and couldn’t resist!) 1 glass of water.

Meal 3, 2:15pm– A salad of spinach with 1/4 cup each of cherry tomatoes, carrots, broccoli, quinoa, red onion, ad hot peppers. 1 tablespoon of organic goat cheese. 15 almonds. 2 tablespoons of balsamic vinegar. 1 glass of water.

Meal 4, 6pm- 2 cups of JB’s Simple Potato Soup, 1 glass of red wine. 2 glasses of water.

JB’s Simple Potato Soup is 4 cups of organic vegetable broth, 2 potatoes diced, and pepper. Combine in one pot and let it simmer. It’s simply good!

Meal 5, 8pm– 1/2 cup of kashi cereal, 1/2 cup of almond milk, 1 banana sliced, 1/4 cup of strawberries.

My total at the end of the day was 26 points and I earned 5 points for my workout 🙂

“Enjoy the little things, for one day you make look back and realize they were the big things.” ~Robert Brault

In health and grace,

Tricia

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One thought on “Eat Clean, Drink Clean- Day 4, The Little Things

  1. I totally agree; when I started teaching myself to live more simple, I started opening up to the small things around me:)) Great post and I look forward to sharing more with you:))

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