Getting More Steps in Your Day!

I work in a sit down at your desk all day long environment. It might not be taxing physically, but it does take a toll on you mentally.

What I have been working on is getting more steps in on a daily basis while at work.

On the first day of July, I did not do well at all. I only got in 3076 steps.

July 2nd, I did a little better. I doubled the number to 6232.

My goal is to achieve 10,000 steps a day.

Ways I am going to try to achieve this:

  • Take a short 5 minute walking break every hour.
  • During my 15 minute breaks, walk around the building.
  • Take the stairs
  • Take the long way to the bathroom
  • Walk somewhere for lunch

What ways do you get steps into your day?  I need more ideas!

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Paleo Blueberry Muffins

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* 2 Cups of Almond Flour

* 3 Eggs

* 1/2 Cup of Honey

*Salt

*1 teaspoon baking powder

*1 Tablespoon Vanilla Extract

*Blueberries

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Preheat Oven to 300 degrees

Mix all ingredients together.  It does form a thick batter as pictured above.

Back 30-40 Minutes

Enjoy!

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These were a hit with my children and I loved them too!  My oldest especially liked them since he has been reading about clean eating and processed foods.   They are super easy to make and the batter tastes yummy!  You don’t have to worry about reading labels, since all the ingredients are right in front of you and the best thing is you can pronounce them all!

The Paleo Shopping Cart

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My Shopping Cart

Week of 5/12-5/17

Fruits

  • Bananas
  • Blueberries
  • Apples
  • Pears
  • Pineapple – canned
  • Avocadoes
  • Watermelon
  • White Peaches
  • Aprium

 Veggies

  • Squash
  • Zucchini
  • Salad
  • Carrots
  • Cauliflower
  • Bell Pepper
  • Sweet Potatoes

 Meat

  • Chicken
  • Bacon
  • Stew Meat
  • Pork Chops
  • Sliced Turkey

 Spices

  • Cinnamon
  • Cumin
  • Coriander

 Baking

  • Vanilla
  • Almond Flour
  • Baking Powder
  • Honey

 Sauces

  • Teriyaki
  • Coconut Milk

 Other

  • Eggs
  • Almond Milk

 

 

My shopping cart is pretty simple. No processed foods in boxes, only a few canned goods, easy and clean.

 Funny thing though, when I got home Shawn asked me why I didn’t get any bread or milk….hmmmm…..this might be difficult for him or I won’t get the support I need at home. That’s okay, because honestly, I don’t need it from him. It is what it is and if he chooses to eat that way, it’s fine. It’s his body, not mine.