R.A.W. Real Food Challenge 2017

Posted: November 1, 2017 in Real Food Challenge, Recipes
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Please find enclosed the parameters for RAW REAL FOOD CHALLENGE 2016. CONGRATULATIONS! This is your first step in changing eating habits for you and your family. Enclosed is a list of foods your diet will include for the next 23 days, along with a list of foods to avoid. Every time you eat, select foods from each Macronutrient Category, there are three; Protein, Carbohydrate and Fat. You are allowed 1 serving of whole grains per day (see acceptable grain options below) if desired. Absolutely no processed sugar, chemical sweetener, food dye or over processed food/grains (especially the white ones).
To know if you are eating foods allowed on the RAW REAL FOOD CHALLENGE  ask yourself the following questions before you eat it:
Could your great-great-great parents recognize it?
Could you make it yourself?
Does it have an ingredient list? If so, can you recognize all the ingredients as food?
Is it free of trans fats?
Is it free of food dye?
Is it free of processed, white sugar or artificial sweetening ingredients? If you answered yes to these questions, EAT IT!
ACCEPTABLE GRAINS- 1 serving per day based on nutritional label.
Gluten free grains:
Rice
Corn
Quinoa
Buckwheat
Millet
Amaranth
Teff
Sorghum
Wild rice
Rolled oats/steel cut oats (may be contaminated due to processing with other products that contain gluten)
Grains that contain gluten:
Whole Wheat
Barley
Spelt
Rye, Etc
ALLOWED SWEETENING AGENTS-1 TABLESPOON A DAY
Raw Sugar
Honey
Pure Maple Sugar (no Mrs. Butterworth)
Demerara Sugar (a crunchy RAW sugar)
WEEKLY ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION ALLOWED – no carry over from week to week!
4 Beers
or
4-4oz-. servings of liquor or 4-5oz glasses of wine
**Reminder, your mixers cannot contain sugar or any sweetening agents and artificial ingredients
FOODS/INGREDIENTS NOT ALLOWED
SUGAR- often listed as: glucose, fructose, sucrose, dextrose, dextrin, fruit juice concentrates, dehydrated cane juice, high-fructose corn syrup, xylose, saccharose, maltose, maltitol, xylitol
WHITE FLOUR
PROCESSED WHEAT FLOUR
GRANOLA (you can eat homemade only)
MARGARINE
CHEMICAL INGREDIENTS
FOOD DYE
READ LABELS OF FOODS IN A BOX
WARNING: Breads, breakfast cereals, marinated meats, breaded meats, sausages, luncheon meats, salad dressings, marinades, condiments and prepared foods will most likely not be allowed, usually contain sugar and chemical ingredients.
Thank you all so much for participating in the RAW REAL FOOD CHALLENGE. Please send any recipes you have made and enjoyed to amy@raw-training.com or post on our private Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/groups/1345124742186669/
We will be posting recipes and words of encouragement to the RAW REAL FOOD Challenge Private Facebook Page.
Watch for food challenges of the day too—HOW FUN IS THAT?
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