Announcing the Break the Sugar Habit Challenge!

When I mentioned in passing a few weeks ago that I was thinking about doing a no-sugar challenge, I got a lot of comments from readers who, like me, know that giving up sugar is something they need to do for their health. I've been debating doing this -- or, more accurately, procrastinating -- since…

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Why No Sugar? {Break the Sugar Habit Challenge}

Last week I announced that we'll be doing a Break the Sugar Habit Challenge in June. I'd love for you all to join me, and some of you have already said that you're in (either enthusiastically or somewhat reluctantly, both of which I've experienced myself since deciding to do this challenge!), but I'm sure some…

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More Reasons to Give Up Sugar {Break the Sugar Habit Challenge}

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Join us for the Break the Sugar Habit Challenge in June! Earlier this week I shared some of my reasons for giving up sugar this month. Today, I want to share with you some of the research I've done on the effects of sugar on our body so that you can learn more and make…

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Break the Sugar Habit Challenge {Get Ready, Get Set…Go!}

The Break the Sugar Habit Challenge doesn't officially start until Monday, but the hard work begins this weekend! To prepare yourself for success, I recommend taking some time to walk through these steps ahead of time: Decide how your family will participate in the challenge. Will you be eliminating all sweeteners? Just refined sugar? Are…

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How to Eliminate Sugar from Your Diet {Break the Sugar Habit Challenge}

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{A picture of the sweeteners/sweets I've packed away for after the challenge.} This weekend didn't go quite as I planned. We were out of town Friday through Sunday and while I hoped to have some time to gather my thoughts about meals and strategies for this week, I ended up doing it in bits and…

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More Strategies for Giving Up Sugar {Break the Sugar Habit Challenge}

Join us for the Break the Sugar Habit Challenge in June! Earlier this week I shared my strategies for giving up sugar this month. Today, I've got even more resources to help you through this challenge, as well as links to sugar-less recipes! Strategies The Great Sugar Detox: C'mon You Know You Need It |…

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Break the Sugar Habit Challenge {First Week Check In}

The Break the Sugar Habit Challenge launched earlier this week...how's it going so far for you? To be honest, I've been surprised both by how easy it's been (but we've mostly stayed home, where there is no sugar to be found!) and by how many times we've discovered sugar hiding in some seemingly innocuous food.…

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How to Eliminate Sugar On-the-Go {Break the Sugar Habit}

As we were planning out this week, my husband just looked at me: "Why did you plan the Break the Sugar Habit Challenge for this month?" It's a good question, really. I thought I'd checked my calendar, but we're looking at one of the craziest weeks of summer, and I'd be lying if I said…

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More Recipes and Food Ideas {Break the Sugar Habit Challenge}

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Join us for the Break the Sugar Habit Challengein June! Earlier this week I shared my thoughts about food as a moral issue, how food restrictions affect relationships and our on-the-go menu plan for this week. Today, I wanted to share some more recipes and resources with you to encourage you throughout this challenge! Recipes…

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Break the Sugar Habit Challenge {Second Week Check In}

We're two weeks into the Break the Sugar Habit Challenge...how are you doing so far? If I'm being completely honest, I'm a bit worn out this week! I haven't dealt with too many sugar cravings, and (surprisingly!) I'm not actually struggling with the sugar itself, but trying to feed my family while avoiding added sugar…

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