Remember our other two surveys Lori’s part and Michelle’s part, well here is another fun survey that we have seen a few fellow bloggers do and thought again it was a great idea to do it too! Hope you don’t mind getting to know us a little more We took just some of the questions that we felt like answering.
Time to learn little more about us at the moment.
Today our survey is a little more about what we eat.
1. What do you eat for breakfast?
What we eat for breakfast tends to vary. We sometimes have a green juice along with some coconut oil, gelatin, and perfect fit protein powder. Sometimes we add in fruit, although due to experimenting with our skin issues we have been avoiding fruit for about a month now. Lori does not miss fruit, but Michelle does. Both of us we enjoy having healthy fats with some protein for breakfast. If we want more carbs we have been enjoying local raw honey.
2. How much water do you drink a day?
We drink when we are thirsty. Trying not to overdo our water intake as we mentioned before about fixing our metabolism. Some days we drink more water than others, but if we had to guess on average maybe 6-12 cups.
3. How many calories do you eat a day?
No idea. We don’t really track calories a whole lot since we eat pretty nutrient dense foods. We stopped counting calories over 4 years ago and have not looked back since. 80-90% of our diet is real whole foods so we do not stress over calories.
We don’t feel our ancestors really counted so why should we. In addition, we find it hard to believe nutrition apps off your iphone as each site may say something different for nutritional value. So we feel we do not need to really stress about counting. Plus we have read about companies giving false information on their labels.
But thought we counted macros? Well yes and no. We follow basic guidelines. Our eats tend to change a lot so hard to keep up.
4. What are your favorite healthy snacks?
Protein sludges made from perfect fit protein powder, avocado puddings (our favorite recipe in our cookbook), protein english muffins, protein thin mints. And eating plantains with tahini. And love snacking on any new recipe we are testing, which this time of the year is a lot
5. What do you usually eat for dinner?
Either fish or meat with veggies and sometimes with a carb source ( like rice or plantains), half avocado and coconut oil. Oh and sometimes we add black lava sea salt. Simple protein, fat, and carbs.
6. What are your “bad” food cravings?
Cookies, brownies, and raw desserts. Again mostly we crave sweets. Having a nice dessert does hit the spot for us.
flourless brownie topped with pumpkin peanut butter
7. Do you take vitamins or supplements?
Yes fermented cod liver oil, probiotic, digestive enzymes, vitex, magnesium, l-glutamine are our staples lately. We have thrown in some other ones from time to time, but those are our main go-to supplements as wecontinue to heal our gut (digestive and skin issues) and balance our hormones. We will have to do a follow-up on supplements soon.
8. How often do you eat out?
Not that often unless we are traveling or our parents are in town.
9. Do you eat fast food?
No unless you consider wholefoods hot bar one, haha.
10. Who is your biggest supporter?
Each other. One great thing about being twins.
11. How many hours of sleep do you get a night?
Tough to say, but lately we would say we average about 7 hours – we want to get 8-9 but does not happen that often. Sleep is soooo important in healing therefore we try to get sleep when we can!
12. Do you have a “cheat” day?
Not really. When we want a dessert or something we eat it. We don’t like calling things cheat meals as it makes us feel like we are doing something wrong when there is nothing necessarily wrong when you want a cookie or cake. Of course we are not saying go out and eat cookies at every meal, just meaning that we try not to put too many restrictions on ourselves. Restrictions for us can lead to over doing something. Rather then having something little here and there to prevent binging.
We only have this one life so we try to find balance with it all!
13. Do you drink alcohol?
Yes, not that often but we do. Again it is about finding balance that works for you and your lifestyle.
14. What was the last healthy thing you did?
Be passionate and fit.
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