#Fitness – What I eat to stay fit

As the response to my previous blopgpost was so positive and many of you have been asking me for a post on my nutrition I thought I’d make a blogpost on it. So this is a brief overview of my general diet and what I eat to get a healthy and happy body.

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5 days clean – 2 days whatever. This is the philosophy I live by when it comes to food. I try to eat very healthy for most of the week. But when the weekend rolls around, oh boy! I go crazy with brownies, sweets, chips, pizza, …, the list is endless. 😀 And to be honest, I don’t think that you should feel guilty about indulging. When you’re leading a truly healthy life most of the time, it’s okay to have one or two cheat days. (btw. if you want to know my favourite cheat day recipes, let me know).

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Basically, I try to always eat fresh and unprocessed foods. This is especially easy in summer because we have a huge garden with lots of vegetables and fruit at home. Therefore, I enjoy having plenty greens (salad, cucumber, avocado, peas, herbs) and vegetables (peppers, tomatoes, courgettes) in my diet. Fresh is always best! I usually prepare a huge salad for me to eat.

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Along with vegetables, I make sure to get enough protein. I am not vegetarian. I love to eat chicken and fish. These are excellent sources of protein with little and (as for the fish) healthy fat. For a vegetarian alternative to these, I have broccoli, chickpeas or beans in order to get a little more protein in my diet.

As I am a sweet-tooth, I cannot resist the urge to eat something sweet each day. Therefore I try to concetrate on fruit and healthy alternatives to my favorite sweets. Instead of Maoam’s? Grapes! Instead of Milk Chocolate? Dark (80%) Chocolate. There are so many ways to eat healthier. Plus: To me, it is always incredibly motivating to know that my next cheat days will come.

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Lastly, I try to eat a bit of everything. I don’t want to limit myself. If I feel like eating something, I will eat it on my cheat day or just have a small bite of it. If I had to cut out something from my diet, it simply wouldn’t be sustainable for me.

This is what I eat in order to get a healthy and strong body.

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I hope I could help you with this post. If you want more information, leave me a comment down below or send me a message on my Instagram.

 

-C

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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