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The 30 Day Sweat Challenge: Week 2 shopping basket

posted on Friday, 5th September 2014 | find under Tamara, Fitness
Every day in week two of the 30 Day Sweat Challenge, healthy eating expert and UK Vogue contributing editor Calgary Avansino will be offering tips and advice on living a sugar-free lifestyle. Here's a shopping list to join in with Calgary's recipes on days 8 - 14.

Day 8: Calgary Avansino's sugar-free shopping list
Living sugar-free is much simpler when you stock up on the right ingredients. In Day 8, Calgary gives a list of some staple sugar-free foods for everyday eating.
Breakfast: Coconut oil, almond and peanut butter, apples, avocado, eggs, frozen spinach, plant-based protein powder, gluten-free bread, rolled oats, quinoa flakes, millet, coconut flakes, sliced almonds, plain full-fat and coconut yoghurts, unsweetened coconut and almond milks, blueberries and walnuts.
Lunch and dinner: Green vegetables, colourful vegetables, lean protein (such as chicken, salmon, eggs, tofu, feta and goat’s cheese), good grains such as quinoa, amaranth, millet and buckwheat.
Snacks: Raw vegetables, hummus, pesto, guacamole, cheese, roast chickpeas, fresh coconut, coconut flakes, mixed nuts, kale chips, celery sticks, olives, flax crackers and rye toast.
Drinks: Green and herbal teas, green juices (no fruit), water
Day 10 recipes

Egg White Omelet with Spinach and Tomatoes                         
2 tsp. extra virgin olive oil
1 small onion, finely chopped
2 handfuls fresh, washed spinach
3 plum tomatoes, finely chopped
6 egg whites
Nonstick cooking spray

Green Smoothie
2 cups bottled water 
1 1/2 cups coconut water 
1/2 cup almond milk or coconut milk
2 handfuls of two different frozen or fresh fruit: pineapple, strawberries, blueberries, papaya, mango, kiwi
Handful frozen kale 
Half an avocado 
1 tablespoon almond butter
½ tablespoon coconut oil 
1 tablespoon chia seeds
1 tablespoon flax seeds
1 tablespoon Greens powder
Protein powder - not whey – rice or plant based
Few mint leaves (I freeze mint so I always have some)
1 teaspoon baobab 
1 teaspoon acai berry
1 teaspoon lacuma
1 teaspoon maca powder

Veggie Egg Scramble 
4 asparagus stalks
3 whole eggs
3 egg whites
1 small carrot, grated
1 small red pepper, chopped finely
1/4 cup reduced-fat Parmesan
1/4 cup fresh basil, chopped
2 teaspoons sweet chili powder
Pinch of salt and ground black pepper
Vegetable oil cooking spray
1 teaspoons olive oil
Day 11: Calgary Avansino's healthy snacks to go

Raw veggies: carrots, celery, fennel, pepper, courgette
Punch Seeds
Green juice: kale, one cucumber, celery, apple, ginger and lemon
Coconut yogurt 
Almond butter
Peanut butter
Granola (sugar-free) 
Homemade cacao macaroons ingredients:
1 cup shredded non-sweetened coconut
¼ cup coconut oil,
3 tbsp cacao powder
3 tbsp maple syrup
½ tsp vanilla essence
1 tbsp flax
Day 12 recipes 

Vanilla Coconut Almond Chia Pudding
2 cups of coconut milk
2/3 cup of chia seeds 
1/2 teaspoon of vanilla extract
2 tablespoons of unsweetened coconut flakes
2 tablespoons of sliced almonds
½ tablespoon of maple syrup (optional)
Top with blueberries and raspberries

Cinnamon Spice Chia Pudding
2 cups of almond milk
2/3 cup of chia seeds
½ teaspoon of vanilla
1 teaspoon of cinnamon
½ teaspoon of nutmeg
½  teaspoon of ginger
2 tablespoons of chopped dates
2 tablespoons of dried cranberries
Cacao Almond Chia Pudding
2 cups of almond milk
2/3 cup of chia seeds
1 tablespoon of ground cacao
2 tablespoons of unsweetened dessicated coconut
½ tablespoon of maple syrup 
Day 13 recipes

Bircher Muesli
Gluten-free rolled oats
Coconut flakes
Fresh blueberries
1 apple
1 lemon
Pinch of cinnamon
Pinch of cloves
Touch of vanilla essence
Pint of coconut milk
Multi Grain Porridge
Gluten-free jumbo oats
Quinoa flakes
(Amaranth, polenta - optional)
Desiccated coconut
Teaspoon of vanilla essence
Almond or coconut milk

Day 14 recipe
Avocado Toast
1 ripe avocado
2 slices toasted rye bread
Dried chilli flakes
Pinch of salt, optional
Drizzle of olive oil
Squeeze of lemon
By Sarah Austin - 7th September 2014
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