Have you decided to join the February Veggie Challenge with me?
If not then please read all about it below
the PRIZE I am offering as an insentive!
One of the principles in Yogic philosophy is Ahimsa – which means to do no harm.
Often this is interpreted as not harming the environment or animals, both of which are wonderful ideals to uphold.
However, I want you to start thinking closer to home in the environment that is you body – your own body ecology.
How would it feel if you did no harm to yourself?
I often find that I am faced with a lot of resistance when I ask people to consider changing their diet, even by a little bit.
I am told all the reasons why they can’t do it or asked if they can still eat meat or drink wine or eat cake!
My answer is YES, you can, if you decide to.
If YOU decide to.
Not your spouse, your friends, your whatever!
You decide for you, your body and your health.
The Veggie Challenge is the easiest way I can help you to begin to change your habits for the good.
Its simple and achievable and works on the principle of crowding out the ‘bad’ stuff. The junk and empty calories.
The nutrient density of fruit and vegetables is invaluable to your body and your health. And … not just your physical health, but your emotional and mental health too.
Eat food to improve your mood!
I am encouraging you and your family to eat more vegetables (and fruit) for your health and sanity!
Even if you take the route of least resistance and commit to really eating 5 a day – let alone 8-10 a day – which is the upper end for the veggie challenge.
Can you commit to 5 a day?
If you can’t your health is at risk. Plain and simple.
Read on if you would like to get started!
Has anyone ever said not to eat your greens?
I don’t think so!
Welcome to the Veggie Challenge!
As always I want this to be as simple as possible so that you can fit it into your busy life.
This challenge is a little slice of the Core Vitality Cleanse that some of you have done before.
The idea is simple – increase the amount of vegetables and fruit that you eat.
The official recommendation is to get your 5 a day.
This is not enough, and it’s not me that is saying that.
Other countries, such as Australia, recommend 7-8 a day and many experts think 10 is the magic number.
My challenge to you is to get at least 7-8 a day – building up slowly over a number of days if necessary.
In honesty, if you always got 5 a day that would be progress. I am pretty sure many struggle to do that.
To help, I have created a couple of documents for you with instructions and a family challenge chart so that you don’t have to exclude your nearest and dearest!
And, below are 18 vegetable based recipes to get you going.
Here are the documents:
(Click to open and Right Click to save as)
Did you know that eating more GREENS makes your body more alkaline?
Did you know that being more alkaline is said to make you more flexible?
It’s a PRIZE Winning challenge!
I am going to give away this book at the end of the challenge.
The Plant Plus Diet Solution
It’s packed full of information about eating a diet full of plants, and does not advocate becoming vegetarian, if that is not your thing.
The winner will be the person who photographs the recipes they try.
(And sends them to me by email or to Core vitality yoga Facebook page)
In case there’s a draw, the winner will be chosen by any extra contributions to the recipes in the form of helpful instructions, extra photos or variations to the recipes etc.
Any questions? Get back to me … 🙂