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My Favorite Dairy-Free Creamers.

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One of the best decisions I made almost 2 years ago was to remove caffeine from my daily intake. At the end of the day caffeine isn’t really needed for the body— queue those people that will defend this with everything they have. Most people insist that they need caffeine to function each day, and sure, you may but that’s only because you trained your body to. I was drinking 2-4 cups of coffee per day and there was no need for it (and let’s be real, most “cups” that we have is larger than it should.) And with every coffee comes creamer… a lot of it. When I cut caffeine I started cutting back on dairy significantly— initially I just drank decaf tea black because I couldn’t find any that I liked.

Fast forward to 2017 and it seems like brands are coming …

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Daily Eats.

Daily Eats

Workout — OTF (634 cals / 754 active cals.) Breakfast — woke up legit craving a BLT (2 toasted slices sprouted grain bread, Primal Kitchen’s avocado mayo, 1/2 avocado, 4 tomato slices, 3 slices turkey bacon, s/p) Lunch — energy bite, gluten-free pretzels (the BOMB) and red grapes Dinner — I call this the “let’s see what I have on hand” skillet (97% lean ground turkey, sweet potatoes, chopped peppers/onions/zucchini/jalapeño, black beans seasoned with cumin, chili  ...

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Daily Eats.

Daily Eats

Workout — Wasn’t feeling it today, don’t hate! Back to regular workouts tomorrow! Breakfast — bulletproof tea (brewed hot tea, 2 scoops collagen peptides, 1 scoop vanilla plant protein, coconut oil, fresh pumpkin, honey, unsweetened almond milk and pumpkin pie spice. Blend together on high.) (~250 cals) Lunch — grabbed lunch with friends and got a salad (spring mix, carrots, onions, cucumbers, grilled corn, tomatoes and shredded chicken with balsamic vinegar/olive oil) (~600  ...

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Daily Eats.

Daily Eats

Over the past 36 hours I haven’t been feeling too hot so I haven’t had much of an appetite. Workout — Outdoor run. Breakfast — coffee with almond milk and honey with a banana (~175 calories) Lunch — Jimmy John’s 1/4 of turkey sandwich with chips. Dinner — fajita chicken bowl (chopped chicken seasoned with chili powder, cumin, garlic powder, s/p) sautéed with peppers/onions/jalapeños – served it with a little quinoa/brown rice, 1/2 avocado, habanero salsa, Greek  ...

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