Does anyone know if blueberries and blackberries are acceptable as carbs on the program? i thought they were meant to be like super foods and in a Muscle and fitness mag i read blueberries were down as one of the top 25 foods for bodybuilders i thought
I start my challenge next week. Just want to get it right. Also I was planning to have some low fat cheese as find things bland without any things like that to accompany it; i bought salsa too but i dont know what others do to make sauces as there are no acceptable sauces listed. I could make a casserole as that way i can add meat, veg and the carbs and slow cook but i dont want to buy processed sauces and i dont know what is acceptable. I sometimes buy passata so that might be okay? it wil be very tomato-ey though
Yes, they are a carb! A yummy one, at that =) I use newman's own lighten-up line of dressings. And condiments within the serving size.
How is your challenge going? We started around the same time..
Yes to the blueberries and blackberries as carbs! I would be very careful of using lowfat or fat free cheese. I would avoid sauces and casseroles until you've finished 12 weeks and you're happy with your results / where you are. Salsa is a pretty good way to add flavor, just don't get crazy! <g> I'm a big believer that the first 12 weeks should be very simple - good portion sizes and very few if any added ingredients.
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