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Suja Co-Founder, Annie Lawless Shares Her Food Diary

June 12, 2013
by
LAURYN

Lauryn Evarts talks with Suja co-founder, Annie Lawless about diet tips and tricks for weight loss.

Lauryn Evarts talks with Suja co-founder, Annie Lawless about diet tips and tricks for weight loss.

If Annie Lawless’ food diary doesn’t inspire every person on the planet to eat healthy, then I don’t know what will.

She fuels her bod with all the right food & doesn’t give a shit what anyone else thinks ( << smart girl! ).

She a total juice master; her & her partner, Eric, started Suja Juice out of their houses a few years ago & it’s BLOWN up. Lately US Weekly, Vogue, & InStyle have been dying over Suja.

I mean, clearly. Even Victoria’s Secret models love the juice ( see Annie with their models above & below ).

If you want a little more background on this bombshell, click here.

Ok, have fun stalking her food journal…because I certainly did!

Lauryn Evarts talks with Suja co-founder, Annie Lawless about diet tips and tricks for weight loss.

Hi!

I’m Annie and I’m a major food snob. And no, I’m not sorry about that. I take what I put in my body pretty seriously because I know how much better I look and feel when I’m eating whole, organic, high quality foods.

I also have a lot of food allergies & it’s hard to know what goes into your food unless if you make it yourself. Plus, I LOVE to cook! I grocery shop twice per week ( Sundays & Wednesdays ) & grab things that I know I can use for a few different purposes and meals. For example, some of my staples are: salmon, avocados, kale, any & all of veggies, lentils, nuts, & seeds. I can build a lot of different meals around those items!

I also spend an hour or two on Sunday prepping ingredients so I can easily assemble something delicious quickly during the week when I may not have as much time & motivation. I also don’t snack much because my body responds better to three large meals. To give you an idea of what I eat, here’s what my week looked like:

{ Monday }

5:20 am ( pre-workout )– ½ bottle Suja Fuel

7:00 am ( post-workout )– ½ bottle Suja Fuel, two scrambled eggs with tomato & spinach sautéed in a little Ghee butter, garlic, & sea salt.

11:45 am– Avocado/kale salad ( finely chopped head of kale massaged in one whole avocado, miso, dijon mustard, garlic, maldon salt, lemon, apple cider vinegar, tahini, & flax oil with cherry tomatoes, carrot, red onion, & pumpkin seeds). **I make this at least three times per week & change up the ingredients depending on what I have.

2:15 pm– Suja Glow

5:20 pm- Twelve Essentials

7:30 pm– I made zucchini pasta from two zucchinis & dressed with white truffle oil, garlic, black lava salt, & pepper. I had two pieces of 88% dark chocolate with raw almond butter for dessert.

{ Tuesday }

7:30 am– Suja Vanilla Cloud poured over homemade raw granola ( about ½ cup ).

11:00 am– Suja Twelve Essentials

1:00 pm– Raw sunflower seed pate ( sunflower seeds, garlic, carrot, celery, lemon, parsley, & sea salt ) wrapped in butter lettuce leaves. I used coconut aminos as a dipping sauce.

7:10 pm– Avocado/kale salad

{ Wednesday }

6:00 am ( pre-workout )– Suja Green Supreme

9:00 am– I had a super busy morning and left the house early, so I drank another Green Supreme juice and had some raw almonds I sprouted over the weekend.

12:45 pm– Whole Foods salad bar! This had baby greens, carrot, tomato, onion, chickpeas, beet, purple cabbage, quinoa, & cherry tomatoes. I used olive oil & vinegar for the dressing & added an avocado from the produce section. I also had some flax crackers I bought there.

8:00 pm– Salmon I marinated in miso/tamari/ginger & a little maple syrup. I pan seared it a little coconut oil & Ghee butter with sautéed asparagus & baby bok choy. This meal was delicious.

9:00 pm– Raw coconut almond macaroons I made over the weekend.

{ Thursday }

8:00 am– Chia pudding I prepared the night before ( I mixed Chia seeds, Suja Vanilla Cloud, ground flax in a bowl ). I put this in the fridge & let it thicken overnight, then added raspberries in the morning.

10:00 am– Suja Fiji

11:30 am– Suja Lemon Love

1:15 pm– Albacore Nicoise salad from Herringbone in La Jolla. I had a lunch meeting so I got this salad with seared albacore, dark leafy greens, olive oil, vinegar dressing, & olives.

3:40 pm– Suja Twelve Essentials

7:30 pm– Veggie soup with kale, carrot, celery, tomato, lentils, garlic, onion, Maitake, oyster, & Shitake mushrooms. I made this in less than twenty minutes because I had prepared lentils over the weekend.

{ Friday }

5:20 am ( pre-workout ) – Suja Fuel

8:00 am- Suja Vanilla Cloud poured over homemade raw granola ( 3/4 cup ).

11:50 am– Leftover veggie soup + one whole avocado with Maldon salt.

2:50 pm– Suja Purify

5:00 pm– Suja Lemon Love

9:15 pm– I ordered a big salad with added avocado, Tamari, & olive oil on the side for dressing. I also got four pieces of salmon sashimi & two pieces of sea bass sashimi which I put on the salad. I also had a glass of wine.

As you can see, every day is a little different and I don’t really have set meal times. I also drink A LOT of juice! This helps me stay hydrated and energized & I prefer it over snacks during the day. Hope you enjoyed that snapshot of my meals!

xo,

Annie

+ Check out Suja’s three juice cleanse here.

++ Follow Annie on Instagram ( @BabyGenius23 ) here.

Lauryn Evarts talks with Suja co-founder, Annie Lawless about diet tips and tricks for weight loss.

 

Shed That Winter Coat!

January 8, 2013
by
LAURYN

[ Detoxing on the go…ten things in my hand, per usu ]

How’s it cleansin’? I hope you’re all excited to shed the winter coat…

I certainly am.

First day recap:

Annie ( the owner of Suja Juice ), Samantha & Casey ( Suja’s PR team ), Weslie ( blogger @ Love Chugs ), Cody ( co-founder of People Water ) & I started a lil group text to document our 3-day detox experience. Between LMFAO at all the absurd text messages ( << when I didn’t check my phone there were 52 from this wild/hilarious group {!!} ) & an unhealthy overuse of Emojis, Annie ended up sharing some real swell information with us weirdos…

& I learned:

Ahem!

+ It’s not weird to NOT be hungry. Why? That happens to most people because you’re really hydrated & getting the nutrients it needs. Hydration is key.

+ The first juice ( ‘Glow’ ) is great for your tummers in the AM. The mint in the green drink soothes the stomach.

+ Drink the last juice three hours before bed.

+ No nuts. The little suckers don’t digest well.

+ If you’re hungry…then EAT! Fruits, greens, sweet potatoes, avocados, Dijon + apple cider vinegar ( for dressing ), broths, & soups. Stay away from animal proteins ( < in the DIY cleanse animal products are ok ). Nix dairy & grains too. Tons of green tea is encouraged.  Juicing is alkalizing. Don’t let certain foods screw that up.

Capisce?

Ok. Spill- if you’re cleansing too, what’s your experience been like so far? Tell, tell.

I hope you’re not late to the party. And if you promised yourself to detox for the NY, don’t be a Flaky McFlakerson & back out. Follow through with what you said you were going to do.

To join in e-mail me for instructions at Lauryn@TheSkinnyConfidential.com.

Love.L

( P.S. all this info is for the Suja Juice Cleanse, not the at-home, DIY cleanse ).

Lauryn Evarts talks skinny tips, juice cleanse tricks, and how to lose weight quick.

[ Weirdest/coolest peeps on earth ^^ ]

 
Lauryn Evarts, fitness blogger, health blogger, and diet blogger with skinny tips and tricks for weight loss.

Mini DeLites

September 24, 2012
by
LAURYN

Lauryn Evarts, fitness blogger, health blogger, and diet blogger with skinny tips and tricks for weight loss.

[ Favie hair ties ]

Lauryn Evarts, fitness blogger, health blogger, and diet blogger with skinny tips and tricks for weight loss.

 [ Protein-filled yogurt + blueberries = the perfect snack ]

So. Something that’s driving me nutso: when there’s any comments or questions in the section below, on any post, I pretty much always respond. Buttttttttt there’s nothing that notifies you of my response. And there’s absolutely nothing to fix it! Annoying. Ughhhh– sigggghhhh : /.

If you have an unanswered question, feel free to add it below…you’ll def receive a response. Unfortunately in the future, if you ever write a ?/comment in the section below, you’ll have to remember to check back. Because I answer, I do! I do!

Anyway!!! Hope you’re all having a fabulous start to the week. Go light on the sugar, heavy on the water, & prioritize your workouts.

Love.L

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[ In <3 with these fresh juices by Suja ]

Lauryn Evarts, fitness blogger, health blogger, and diet blogger with skinny tips and tricks for weight loss.

[ Such a fab read {!!!} ]

Lauryn Evarts, fitness blogger, health blogger, and diet blogger with skinny tips and tricks for weight loss.

[ Slowly sneaking in Halloween decorations…]

Lauryn Evarts, fitness blogger, health blogger, and diet blogger with skinny tips and tricks for weight loss.

[ Just some typical weekend lovin’ ]

 
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Detox Results: Completing the 3-Day Juice Cleanse Challenge

April 23, 2012
by
LAURYN

Lauryn Evarts, fitness blogger and healthy living blogger talks skinny tips and tricks.

[ Elena’s cleanse results ]

Lauryn Evarts, fitness blogger and healthy living blogger talks skinny tips and tricks.

[ Me post-cleanse {{ you can find my neon pink shirt here & the white shorts here ]

These are pictures of Elena, Bekah, & I with our results from the Juice Cleanse Challenge. I would love to see your post-cleanse pictures too; e-mail me  [ Lauryn@TheSkinnyConfidential.com ] or post them on the fan page! I’ve read through all your experiences, some of which include: you feel less bloated, your food cravings have decreased, your stomach feels like it shrunk, Day three juice tasted too veggie, & some of you stopped at Day 2 [ for all different reasons ].

Again, this cleanse is a small part of a bigger picture. Staying fit is dedication. Hopefully the cleanse kickstarts a healthier lifestyle filled with smarter food choices, extra water, & a little more discipline. Congrats to all of you who completed the challenge!

Lauryn Evarts, fitness blogger and healthy living blogger talks skinny tips and tricks.[ Bekah looking amazing! ]

Lauryn Evarts, fitness blogger and healthy living blogger talks skinny tips and tricks.

[ Elena documented her results through Instagram [[ username: elenashow ]] ]

Lauryn Evarts, fitness blogger and healthy living blogger talks skinny tips and tricks.

[ Me in Cabo post-cleanse ]