6-8 Week Diet Starts TODAY! Grocery List/Ideas/Tips HERE!

Good morning everyone, and HAPPY 1st! Today marks DAY 1 of our 6-8 week No Sugar, No Grain, No Cheese Challenge! I am so excited to start, especially having you all join me this time! I am overwhelmed by the number of responses I got for people that would like to join! So cool, and I have so much faith in each and everyone of you 🙂

I wanted to start off by providing you guys with some FOOD IDEAS and a few TIPS!

First of all, I did this diet before, and I have an entire list of foods that I ate everyday for 7 weeks. If you would like that list sent to you, I would be more than happy to send it your way so you don’t feel alone. E-mail me with the subject “7 Weeks List” at healthyhitsthespot@gmail.com

Secondly, I wanted to take from my Trader Joes list all the things that you could eat and list them here:

Trader Joes- 

Refrigerated Fruits & Veggies- 


Pomegranate Seeds 


Organic Baby Spring mix 

Organic Arugula  

Organic Baby Spinach  

Organic Baby Carrots  

Celery Hearts 


White Mushrooms  

Shelved Fruits & Veggies-  

(NOTE: some of these you can only buy when they are in season) 






Peaches (white and yellow) 

Green Apples  

Red Apples (Pink Lady is my Fav) 




Bell Peppers (red & green) 

Russet Potatoes 

Sweet Potatoes 

White Onions 



Nuts Area- 

Raw Almonds 

Raw Whole Cashews  

Just Mango Sliced 

Dried Cranberries 


Creamed Clover Honey 

Clover Blossom Honey 

Honey Apple Butter (want to try) 

Fig Butter  

Sunflowerseed butter  

Raw Crunchy Unsalted Almond Butter 

Organic Creamy Peanut Butter 


Extra Large Eggs 

Greek Style Nonfat Plain Yogurt 

Organic Lowfat Wildberry Probiotic Smoothies (4 pack) 

Lowfat Cottage Cheese 

1% Milk 

Organic Half & Half  


Sweet Potato Frites  

Chicken Gorgonzola (want to try) 

Salmon & Chicken- we buy from Costco in bulk 


Broccoli Florettes 

Melange à Trois Bell Peppers 


Stir-Fry Vegetables 

Chile Lime Chicken Burgers 

Pineapple Tidbits 


Fancy Berry Medley  

Very Cherry Berry Blend 


Extra Virgin Olive Oil 

Extra Virgin Olive Oil Spray 

Toasted Sesame Oil 

Balsamic Vinegar of Modena 

Black Olives 

Greek Kalamata Olives 

Manzanilla Olives 

Organic Sandwich Pickles 

Hot & Sweet Mustard 


Tomato Basil Marinara  

Curry Simmer Sauce 

Thai Yellow Curry Sauce 

Thai Green Curry Sauce 

Thai Red Curry Sauce 

Black Beans Can 

Garbanzo Beans Can 

Organic Split Pea Soup Can 

Organic Tomato & Roasted Red Pepper Soup Box 

Vegetable Broth 

Chicken Broth 


Sea Salt 

Black Pepper 

21 Seasoning Salute 

Curry Powder 

Ground Cumin 

Red Chili Pepper 


Garlic Powder 



Vanilla Extract 

Baking Soda 

Unsweetened Apple Sauce 

Organic Blue Agave Raw 

Organic Maple Agave Syrup Blend 

Canned Mandarin Oranges 


LARA BAR (all, except the one with chocolate chips)



Peanut Butter Cookie

Cashew Cookie

Coconut Cream Pie


(any other favorites!)


Unsweetened Almond Milk 

Refrigerated Deli- 

Oven Roasted Turkey Bread 

Bruschetta Sauce 

Guacamole Fresh & Spicy 

Hummus Dip 

Three Layer Hummus 

Genova Pesto 

Spicy Egg White Salad


Lastly, I wanted to leave you guys with a few simple ideas of the majority of things I ate the last time around.

-Tons of fresh fruit



-Avocado sliced with sea-salt

-Celery & Peanut Butter (or any other flavor of natural nut butter)

-Apples & Peanut Butter (green apples have less sugar)

-Baked Potatoes with broccoli and non-fat plain greek yogurt instead of sour cream

-Potatoes diced and cooked in olive oil seasoned with your favorite spices/hot sauce

-Salads with chicken or fish & colorful veggies, tossed in balsamic vinaigrette and olive oil + sea-salt and pepper

-Yogurt with banana, agave, and nut butter

-Fruit salad

-Fruit salad tossed with a couple spoonfuls of non-fat plain greek yogurt and toasted coconut

-Tomato Soup

-Lentil Soup

-All your favorite soups that do not have grains, sugar, or cheese (check ingredients)


-Cauliflower cooked in sesame oil with cumin to season (so good)

-Pineapple and veggies sautéed in a nice yellow curry sauce

-Fruit and cottage cheese (yes, this is okay)

-Nuts (any of your favorites)


-Meat & potatoes

-Egg & veggie scramble with pesto

-Meat & asparagus (or your favorite veggies)

the list goes ON! If you want a full list of what I ate, day by day + time of the day, e-mail me at healthyhitsthespot@gmail.com with the subject “7 Weeks List”

TRY SO MANY NEW THINGS THAT YOU WOULDN’T TRY BEFORE, AND COOK YOUR “NORMAL” THINGS DIFFERENTLY (ex. instead of eating raw sliced apples all the time, cook them in some olive oil to caramelize the edges, and make them taste like dessert with some cinnamon to season) 

Now, for some helpful tips:

I usually at about 6 small things a day. On this diet you don’t ever get that “too full” feeling. You always feel satisfied, and always lean & lite. I NEVER felt hungry, because I listened to my body the whole time, and ate whenever I felt like I needed to. You should MOST IMPORTANTLY listen to your body through this time.

Always eat whatever you’re craving, and always eat when you are hungry. Everytime I ate, I asked myself what I felt like, and I made that. I always sat down with my food, ate slow, and enjoyed all the flavors in my food.

This diet is about learning how to appreciate health, and get yourself going on a lifestyle of appreciation and freedom from the bondage of “fad diets,” unhealthy decisions, emotional eating, junk food, binges, and all the other things I have learned that so many of us face.

It truly is not hard, if you 1) keep your cupboards stocked, 2) always eat what your body is feeling like, 3) make it so enjoyable, and tell your friends and family how much you enjoy it. No diet is easy if you walk around complaining about the things you CAN’T eat! Focus on what you CAN eat! 🙂

You guys are going to do so great! Please email me with any questions, and let me know how you are doing! I would wish you all good luck, but I already know how good you’re going to do 🙂

Previous 6-8 Week Challenge, Sept 1st. See you then! Next DAY 1 of 6-8 Week Challenge: breakfast & snack :)

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