Dairy Free 21-Day Challenge

Have you ever thought about giving up dairy? Not forever (well, unless you really, really wanna) but for just a little bit?

I love cheese. LOVE it. Could take a bath in it. I enjoy finding a little cafe where I can sit and order a cheese plate complete with olives and almonds (and gluten-free baguette in my dream world) so I can have my own French-themed picnic. Heaven.

Apparently, I’m not alone. In 2009, Americans consumed an average of 32.8 pounds of cheese that year.

That’s per american.

That’s a lot of cheese.

I love and follow Ashley Borden, she’s a celebrity trainer and lifestyle consultant in Los Angeles. One thing she says over and over to her followers is to try giving up dairy, even if it’s just for a few days. She asks her #RollingOutRevolution (those are her peeps!) to take note of how their body reacts and see for themselves at the end of 11 days (her recommended time to try going dairy-free) how they feel.

Meet Ashley Borden - She's super-kickass and DAIRY FREE!! ;) Get to know her at www.ashleyborden.com
Meet Ashley Borden – She’s super-kickass and DAIRY FREE!! 😉 Get to know her at http://www.ashleyborden.com

As 2014 takes off, and my resolutions with it, it was fitting I heard about So Delicious hosting a 21-Day Dairy Free Challenge. I decided last week…”Screw it. I’m giving this a shot.” After all, 21 Days is not a long time in the big picture.

Right?

Starting tomorrow, the challenge begins. I know I’m taking it, and I hope some of you will, too. I’ll be looking around this week for recipes that are not only gluten-free, but dairy free as well that I can share with you guys!

So…who’s in? #LIVEDAIRYFREE

Take the So Delicious 21-Day Dairy Free Challenge!
Take the So Delicious 21-Day Dairy Free Challenge!
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Got Glutened?

It’s happened to the best of us…You innocently go out for a bite to eat and get glutened. We do everything in our power to make sure we stay on course, and it still can happen. Just what do you do?

Whether you need help aiding your body’s during its recovery, or if you just want to calm down an angry tummy, the folks at Udi were so kind as to gather some tips and tricks for us to follow when this happens.

**Bookmark this page! I have a feeling it will come in handy 😉 And thank you Udi’s (and Katie White) for posting such a great list!

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photo credit: Udi’s website