TLC’s Chilli’s Food Diary: What I Eat in a Day
Chilli swears by Beachbody’s 21-day Ultimate Reset program when she wants to look and feel her best.
“Every year for the past four years I have done Beachbody’s Ultimate Reset because I love the way I feel after the cleanse,” the 5 feet tall singer, 45, tells PEOPLE. “It comes with a great menu because you are still eating real food.”
Chilli says the program has introduced her to new healthy food options.RELATED: Jennifer Aniston’s Food Diary: What I Eat In a Day
“The process opened my eyes to some different food choices out there that are healthy that I didn’t even know existed!”
Doing the cleanse encouraged the dancer to stick to a healthy diet even after the 21 days were over.
“I wanted to keep living that way,” she says. “I love the way I felt after, and I made a commitment to eat even cleaner than usual, and I had been eating pretty clean before. In everything you do in life, there is always room for improvement. That’s what I’m doing – challenging myself to do even better by my body for my health.”
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Check out her daily food log below, and pick up the new issue of PEOPLE, on newsstands now, to read more about her diet.
Water throughout the day
Five-grain rolled oatmeal with flaxseed and fresh blueberries, sweetened with raw honey, along with baked tempeh for protein
Shakeology Strawberry flavor shake, boosted with frozen strawberries, 1 tsp. of coconut oil, organic dry-roasted peanut butter, goji berries and unsweetened almond milk
2 cups of collard greens sautéed in olive oil with Himalayan salt
Baked sweet potato
Baked tempeh with organic mustard
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For breakfast “Chilli does an excellent job of getting in high-fiber whole-grain hot cereal,” says dietitian Keri Glassman of nutritiouslife.com. Although Glassman usually considers shakes a snack, Chilli “beefs it up with healthy fats from coconut oil and peanut butter, making it more of a meal.” And the high-in-protein tempeh also gets Glassman’s seal of approval.
NOTE: It is recommended that women eat at least 1,200 calories per day, and men eat at least 1,800 calories per day.