Sunday, April 29, 2012

Sunday Funday on The Cheat Day Diet

So I'm just finishing up the day and damn was this one heck of a cheat day.  The day started with a Jamba Juice and a bagel and cream cheese.  Next treat was a glazed donut and a coffee.  I had a baptism today for my nephew, it was a great experience for me, Godfather part II.
We celebrated my nephews birthday and baptism at the Lazy Dog Cafe in Irvine.  The food is really good, service was excellent and everybody in our party thoroughly enjoyed themselves.
I came back up to LA and ran to Santa Monica to check on the new Stout Burgers location.  On the way home my lady and I stopped at Rose Sweet Creamery in Brentwood, if you have never been here and your a fan of ice cream, do yourself a favor and run don't walk over there as soon as possible.  I had the salted caramel and it was absolutely amazing.
So as a final splurge on my Cheat Day I ordered a large pizza and ate half of it, and even squeezed in a couple bites of carrot cake.  I'm officially stuffed and ready for bed unfortunately I still have to subject myself to about two hours of the agony that is contract drafting.
On another note check out the video on The Dr. OZ Show.  Its a great little piece all about the merits of The Cheat Day Diet.
Hope everyone had a wonderful weekend, and happy dieting.

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Thanks to my low carb diet people in Japan

I just jumped on line to post for the day and noticed that there is quite a few readers checking in from Japan on a daily basis. This was definitely a nice surprise so I hope you continue to check out the blog and feel free to message me with any questions. Today was a wonderful day with the diet, my energy levels continue to be very high. I made my normal pit stop at Earth Bar West Hollywood and squeezed in a couple of coffees throughout the day. I switched up from the normal latte's to drip coffee just to cut down a little on the dairy, I'll let you guys know how that works out. Okay so here is my "Surviving on a low carb diet tip of the day" Yummy Grocery Store..... Another establishment that I couldn't live without. They are a full service grocery store that delivers FAST!!!! When I say fast I mean they are literally at your door in under 30 minutes. They make amazing food at the deli my staple there is the Chinese chicken salad hold the Mandarin oranges and the crispy wontons. The salad is huge and really fills you up not to mention its a great value. These days I'm not getting home till about 9pm so the ability to have a fresh salad delivered until midnight is amazing. Okay everyone thanks for following and happy dieting!

Monday, April 23, 2012

Earth Bar..Starbucks....Stout Burgers....and now Daichan

I have not posted in a while because I have been so busy but my diet has been more on point than ever.  My daily is: Stout Burger chicken and quinoa patty with avocado and arugula, house udon soup from Daichan no noodles extra vegetables and chicken, my decaf coffee from Starbucks and my spinach kale ginger lemon from Earth Bar.  My daily snacks are pretty much almonds, Muscle Milk and Power Crunch bars.  I have really stepped it up in the gym both the frequency and the intensity of my workouts and its really starting to show.
I picked up a couple of low-carb books on Itunes, one of them was free its called My Low Carb Story Diet Book Cookbook and Shopping List.  Its a really easy and quick read and the price was right ;)
Its got a lot of good information including carb analysis on popular foods and comparisons of low-carb choices, check it out.
At some point in the near future Im going to get some pictures online.  This diet has really started quite a transformation and my energy levels have really been at an all time high.  Ill check back in tomorrow have a wonderful night and happy dieting