Here is my sugar and grain free menu for Christmas Eve, 2017.
Breakfast: 2 eggs, 3 slices of bacon, 1 whole grapefruit
Lunch: 3 ounces of chicken breast, large romaine lettuce salad, 1 oz olive oil and 1T balsamic vinegar dressing
Dinner: 5 oz prime rib, roasted Brussels sprouts, Granny Smith Apple, Brie
Since I typically eat protein and vegetables to maintain my 70 pound weight loss, the fruit and cheese are special occasion foods that I truly look forward to. The high quality of the roast I bought to prepare today makes this meal extra special too.
My family and guests have all kinds of goodies to enjoy, but the satisfaction of eating on plan, plus the goodness of the food I choose to eat will actually add to my enjoyment of this special evening.
Besides, there will be some gifts to open, lost of laughter, pictures to take, and memories to make.
I haven’t always made this choice at Christmas time. Last year, I weighed ten pounds more than I do today. By eliminating sugar, grains, and cardio, and by keeping my commitments to get to the gym and train, I went into the season leaner, and I have managed to maintain this year’s fat loss from Halloween, all the way through to today. I have increased my one rep max on the squat and deadlift substantially, and I do think this focus on skill and ability in the gym, instead of calorie burning, has made a wonderful contribution to my success.
Starting on January 8th, 2017, I will be back at Dance at the Dome: 251 B. Baretta St, teaching my training methods for fat loss and overall well-being. I will also be teaching every Tuesday and Thursday at 6:30AM. If you want to learn to lift, and get all of the benefits of getting stronger and leaner, e-mail me: