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Clean Food Challenge

Remember back in January when I wrote a post about my resolutions for 2012? No? Ok, I'll remember for you. Well, one of my resolutions was to eat more interesting food. When my good friend, and crunchy-twin (its seriously scary how much we have in common), Jayne at the naptown organizer organized a clean food challenge, I didn't hesitate to join up. I need any chance I can get to spice things up try some new food.

The clean food challenge is a challenge to eat real food for one week and blog about your experience. This means eating only foods made of ingredients you recognize and understand. So, no Xanthan Gum, Niacinamide, or Dextrose (yes - these are three real ingredients from a snack which shall remain nameless that I often enjoy). Just good fresh clean food. 

This will certainly be a challenge for me. You may remember that another one of my resolutions for the year was to gain some weight. Well, that is still very much an issue for me and snacks are important sources of calories. I'm going to play it by ear and stick to as clean as possible, which may just require me to make some more of my own treats! 

The challenge starts this Thursday, March 1 and lasts one week. If you (leave your thoughts in the comments on my posts or on the other participating blogs), or your blog, are interested in joining, head over to the naptown organizer! Should be a very interesting time and I look forward to sharing my experience with all of you. 

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My husband was diagnosed with Celiac disease in '09 and ever since then, we've had no choice but to dissect labels and be familiar with every. single. ingredient. in fear that it could harm him in some way. It's been interesting, but I think I can feel a difference in eating real, clean foods rather than processed junk. Good luck!
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