Lauryn-Evarts-of-The-Skinny-Confidential

Q & A

March 8, 2012
Updated: April 28, 2016
by
LAURYN

Lauryn Evarts, fitness and healthy food blogger from Southern California with skinny tips and tricks.

Dear Fabulous, Healthy, Beautiful Reader:

In this post, I am attempting to answer all your frequently asked questions. It’s really important to me to return your e-mails & comments [ OCD, much? ], therefore I figured this would clear up general questions…so here it goes:

+ Favorite nail polish color?

It varies; but I love Essie’s Ballet Slippers, Wicked, & Chanel’s April. My color of the moment is: MAC’s Salad Dressing.

+ Did you design the layout for your blog?

I designed the colors, layout, etc. on paper & then had someone do all of the HTML work.

+ Can you send me the 3-Day Juice Cleanse, can I workout on the cleanse, & # of veggies for each day of the 64 ounce juice?

Yes, e-mail me at Lauryn@TheSkinnyConfidential.com for ingredients. It’s encouraged to workout during the cleanse [ an hour of light cardio or weights is perfect ], & 6 of each veggie [ for lemons: squeeze 3 lemons & use only the juice ].

+ What’s the highlighter below your brow bone?

I’m obsessed: Anastasia Brow Ex-Press Kit. Found here.

+ My blood sugar is low on the juice cleanse, what should I do?

Drink a glass [ not a gallon ] of OJ in the AM before you start & drink green tea with a splash of passion tea [ I like Starbuck’s Trenta best ] all day long. Also, if you’re entirely fatigued, eat some nuts.

+ Daily snack ideas?

I love: hummus with lemon, hard boiled eggs, light string cheese, apple chips, bananas with almond butter, nuts, strawberries, veggies with red wine vinaigrette, Oasis toast + avocado, frozen grapes, wasabi peas, sliced tomato with Provolone cheese, & turkey slices with extra spicy mustard.

+ Where did you get the fruit infusion pitcher found in this post?

Bed, Bath, & Beyond. You can find it here.

+ How do you recover from a week of eating poorly?

If I eat like crap one week, the next week I’ll make myself pay! I intensify my workouts, drink tons of water, get a B-12 shot, and/or eat tons of arugula salads [ my favorite! ] & brussels sprouts. Oh, & I’ll limit my alcohol intake ; ).

+ Will you be taking sponsors?

Yes, very soon!

+ Hair: extensions or real?

Real.

+ Typical day of eating?

Breakfast is normally rolled oatmeal with rice milk & bee pollen, Ezekiel cereal, or a banana & OJ. Then coffee with a splash of soy & cinnamon around 11 am. I snack throughout the day; I’m not one for a huge lunch. See snack ideas above or click here. Every now & then, I’ll have an open faced unsweetened PB & J sandwich. Dinner is usually an arugula salad with this dressing, a veggie roll with ginger, brussels sprouts with lemon, and/or quinoa. Lots of water throughout the day & maybe a glass of wine too!

+ Where are your bracelets from in this post?

Urban Outfitters. Found here.

+ Other favorite fitness/health blogs?

Daily reads: Tone it Up, YogaBabes, & Eat Yourself Skinny.

+ I am in high school & workout a lot, but the cafeteria food sucks…any advice?

I would make a weekly trip to Trader Joe’s & stock up on dry snacks to carry in your purse. Or modify the cafeteria food. For instances, if you’re having a salad, use lemon as dressing. If you’re having a turkey sandwich, nix the bread & make a roll-up. If you’re eating pasta, add veggies to it.

+ I live in Europe; how can I eat healthy without TJ’s or Whole Foods?

Amazon has all the products [ breads, cereals, apple chips, etc. that I talk about ]. Other ideas: stick to mainly vegetables, fruits, low-carb bread, & make your own veggie juices or smoothies.

+ Business advice on blogging?

Be yourself, provide colorful, pretty visuals, & be consistent. Also, make sure you’re incredibly passionate about your topic of choice.

+ Advice for slimming thighs?

Pilates & good old-fashioned strength training has shrunk my thighs. I like jump lunges, jump squats, & leg lifts for sculpting too.  Side note: eating a lot of dairy adds cellulite to the butt & thighs.

+ What are other juicing ideas?

I absolutely love it. Future posts to come on juicing recipes! [ P.S. if you had a recipe post/general post request, I’ll make sure to complete them all! ].

LMK below if I forgot anything. All of your amazing support inspires each & every post- thank you! 

xo.

OH, ALSO:
 

18 comments | Leave a Comment +

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

CommentLuv badge

  1. macia

    Hey Lauryn, its me again : )

    Another questions about wine:
    I’m obsessed with Mascato wine (sweet italian wine). Typically, a glass of mascato has a 130 calories [give and take] and its also very sweet. I read that it doesn’t contain refine sugar so I thought that I’m safe but I was wondering what would be your opinion on mascato?

    thanks!

    Reply
  2. Lauryn Post author

    Hi Macia!

    Moscato white wines are fine ; ). However, they contain less alcohol than other white wines, so it takes more to feel that buzz! LOL. My favorite is: Pouilly-Fuissé; you feel perfect after one glass! Hope that helps.

    xoxo
    Lauryn recently posted..Q & AMy Profile

    Reply
  3. Tam

    Enjoyed your Q&A. It seems you are a very healthy eater and I would be surprised if you had a week of eating crap. I love juicing and I am really looking forward to your juicing recipes.

    Reply
  4. Dilma

    Hi Lauryn,
    I eat 1 to 2 spoons of peanut butter everyday! What do you thing of peanut buter?

    Thank you.

    Reply
  5. Heather

    New to the blog, and I have spent my morning reading everything! I workout, eat healthy and am always up for new workouts or recipes. And I just read something on here today that I never knew: lots of diary contributes to cellulite on butt and thighs.

    I don’t struggle with that much, but I notice I have to be diligent when working my thighs or I can quickly see signs of cellulite. What are some of your favorite thigh/quad workouts? I do about 100 walking lunges 3x a week at the gym.

    Reply
  6. Argie

    I just passed by and now, I’m stuck in your blog! I really do enjoy your blog, its so fun. I’m zipping my cold juice and something come up my mind. Are you married? I guess, you haven’t encounter that kind of question. If you are still single, what is your type?
    Argie recently posted..stretch marks on thighsMy Profile

    Reply
  7. Pingback: The Q & A Fairy-!!!

  8. Maddy

    Hey Lauryn! I’m a junior and studying abroad next semester. Do you have any advice on keeping thin and eating while traveling? Im in a wedding next summer so I want to keep in shape while traveling. Thanks!

    Reply
  9. What Exercise To Lose Thigh Fat

    Heya i am for the first time here. I found this board and I to find It truly useful & it helped me out much. I’m hoping to offer one thing again and help others such as you aided me.
    What Exercise To Lose Thigh Fat recently posted..1My Profile

    Reply
  10. Pingback: Q & A Part II

  11. Pingback: A Lil Wednesday Q & A Sesh