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Did you cringe just a little when you read the word “dieting?” That’s ok, that’s a natural reaction because dieting is traditionally a terrible process to go through and nothing we suggest you subject yourself to. This article will show you how you can easily lose weight, improve health and enjoy delicious food with San Diego healthy meal delivery from the Clean & Colorful Kitchen.
It’s no secrete that most of us can stand to lose a few pounds and setting out on a journey to do so is likely a good idea. Carrying excess weight around is a risk factor for many degenerative diseases like diabetes, heart disease, stroke and certain types of cancer. Not to mention, extra weight physically weighs us down causing joint pain, making average daily living more difficult. But with a 96% failure rate, we’re left to wonder if we’re better off doing nothing at all?
The secret is that setting out to lose weight isn’t a bad idea, it’s the traditional dieting approach that is continuing to leave us frustrated, confused and with a lack of will to try anything “healthy” ever again.
While a “diet” is simply a word to describe the type of food you eat, “dieting” implies restriction of calories or certain food in an effort to lose weight. And if we know one thing to be true about dieting in the traditional sense, it simply does not work. Exactly why most diets fail is different from person to person and from story to story, most stem from one of these three root causes of failure.
While we are all human with the same basic anatomy, we are all extremely different beings with varying nutritional needs and lifestyle habits. Just because your office mate is happily shedding pounds by chowing down bacon on her new “keto” diet, does not mean you should dive down that diet hole. Just because your best friend lost all her weight on a juice cleanse, does not mean you should ditch food all-together. Not only because your body may respond differently, but because your lifestyle may not support those patterns. It’s important to consider the foods that fuel you the best and what is realistic for your lifestyle.
Dieting in the traditional sense generally involves restricting calories or certain food groups. The more restrictive you can be, the more weight loss you will see. This is a dangerous and unsustainable pattern. It’s terribly unsatisfying to focus on what you can’t eat and using weight loss as a measurement of success is a risky habit. Weight loss isn’t as predictable as one might hope and results can be inconsistent and frustrating. When you’re measuring your success by pounds lost, it can be easy to get frustrated, lose motivation and completely give up. In short focusing on restriction and the scale is a losing strategy.
Diets do work, for as long as you can follow them. The problem is, most don’t involve an abundance of your favorite foods that you can easily eat on a daily basis. Before you commit to any change in your daily diet, it’s important to consider: What do you enjoy eating, what can you not live without (forever), what food makes you feel the best? If the diet you are looking at includes restrictions of the foods you truly enjoy, it likely will not work in the long term. Worse, it can lead to a pattern of unsatisfying and unhealthy yo-yo dieting which can wreck havoc on your metabolism.
It’s not all doom and gloom in the world of weight loss! We’re here to help you discover a plan that works for you, full of delicious flavor that will satisfy you for the long term.
We are sustainable healthy eating made … easy! We know not everybody is the same, which is why we offer such variety on our menu and rotate it weekly. We don’t believe in elimination of life’s pleasures, we believe in upgrading them! Our focus isn’t on what you can’t have, but on how you CAN add color to your favorite meals to add flavor and nutrition.We cook from scratch and with love. And we do it all, so you don’t have to. One 5-minute order can save you 5 hours per week in the kitchen.
We cook balanced, healthy, veggie-centric, perfectly portioned and delicious food. We cook free of refined grains and added sugars and stuff nearly a pound of vegetables into each meal we cook. We offer entree’s perfect for lunch and/or dinner, breakfasts, soups, salads, smoothies, snacks and sweets. It’s easy to build full days of food or simply fill your pain-points with a simple solution. We also offer detox kits at a low and reasonable price.
Isn’t a relief to know that dieting can be easy with our San Diego healthy meal delivery? Start your order now, and have you focused on the right things next week so the weight can just start falling off.
Calling all past and present CCK clients: We’re running a client testimonial promotion for the month of July! We want to trade your story with our kitchen for a chance to win one of two, $100 CCK Gift Cards! Or at the very least, earn a $5 account credit off your next order from our kitchen!
We are a 100% passion based business. At the core of what we do is a mission to truly improve human health by providing access to higher quality food. Working in the San Diego meal prep industry and being on the front lines the healthy food movement is no easy task. It is not for the faint of heart or anybody with a poor work ethic.
We call ourselves Veggie Ninja’s, not just because we sneak nearly a pound of veggies into every delicious meal we cook, but because we SLAY veggies! Every. Single. Weekend! Our dedicated team picks up hundreds of pounds of local produce and we spend up to 50 cumulative hours washing, peeling, chopping, roasting, boiling, sautéing, plating, packing and delivering meals, snacks, soups, smoothies and salads to our loyal and awesome clients.
Launching and operating a local meal prep company is anything but a get rich quick scheme, but it can be one of the most personally rewarding jobs when we know we’re doing it right. We can assume from our steady growth and longer than expected client retention that we’re achieving our mission of making sustainable healthy eating … easy! But we don’t really know for sure unless we hear directly from you!
We want to collect stories from past and current CCK clients to learn from our success and also share your stories with our team and future clients. The Veggie Movement is not a one (wo)man job. It will take a community to thrive together and share the message that “hot dang — veggies can be sexy and healthy eating can be easy (and delicious)!”
It’s simple, just submit your testimonial! But to make it a little more fun and interesting, how and where you submit your story impacts how many entries you earn. Earning more entries (and being creative), increases your chances of winning!
Yes, yes you can do them all and earn a max of 38 entries! We’re a pretty small company, your chances of winning $100 in free food are pretty good if you put just a tiny bit of effort into it. And everybody who earns at least one entry automatically earns a $5 account credit for their next order! PLUS, you’ll be fueling Team CCK with the motivation to keep on slaying veggies for you … Every. Single. Weekend!
You can submit your testimonial literally, in ANY format you want, using any words that resonate with you and help us understand your experience with our kitchen and our sexy veggies. However, if you’re looking for a little guidance to get your creative juices flowing, try this simple format on for size…
I started ordering from the Clean & Colorful Kitchen (insert date ordered) because (insert why you decided to order from us). I still order from CCK because (insert why you still order or plan to order in the future).
–First Name, Last Initial
I started ordering from the Clean & Colorful Kitchen in March 2018 because I wanted to incorporate more healthy meal choices and veggies into my lifestyle. I still order from CCK because Teresa makes it so easy and convenient- plus she’s awesome to boot!
Easy peasy, send a simple email to email@example.com with your text testimonial, and/or any attached media like photos or video. We’ll respond to confirm your number of entries.
If you share your testimonial on Social Media and tag @cleanandcolorfulkitchen and use hashtag #theveggiemovement, you’re done! We’ll snag it there and automatically assign the correct number of entries for you to win. We will confirm with a text message from our main customer service line: 858-264-2872.
The first week of August we will:
Yes. yes you could potentially win both! Why not? I mean, if you put the effort in, we want to reward you. Winners will be announced the first week of August and all stories may be shared on our website or social media.
There is no way you can understand how much your words and experience with our company means to us. We thank you in advance for taking the time to share your story with us and are so very eager to receive them!
Summer is a time to enjoy yourself! The sun shines, the fireworks sparkle and smiles are abundant. As are the snacks, treats, drinks, vacations and disrupted routines! And trust us, it’s fiiiiine!
Being healthy does not need to be boring. Teresa, CCK founder, has devoted her life to discovering how to maximize fun, all the while staying in shape. After decades (and more decades) of research, the Clean & Colorful Kitchen and her detox kits provide a realistic solution.
This Summer Detox Special is no exception. In addition to our traditional liquid and hybrid detox kits, we have a new, lighter version perfect for Summer and an added incentive to keep you on track well beyond your Summer detox.
Each day you’ll get three protein rich, frothy, fruity and satisfying smoothies and two savory, fiber rich soups! A full day has about 1200 caloires, 80 g plant powered protein, 30g fat, 45g fiber and is free from any processed or refined grains or added sugars. You can order as many days as you want, from one to seven per week for just $25 per day!
For each day you purchase, you’ll automatically receive a $5 account credit to use towards a standard meal subscription the following week!
Why? Because we don’t want you to just detox your retox and get back to old habits. We want to encourage you to eat veggie-centric all the time. Our weekly subscription programs are the best ways to stack the deck in your favor with fresh, locally prepared, health boosting meals in your fridge — just ready to heat, eat and enjoy!
What are you waiting for? Get your Summer Detox kit ordered now! All orders received by Friday at 1pm are ready Sunday night and you’ll be feeling great in a matter of hours!