You're overweight and you're tired of it! Now what?

You've got an extra jiggle here and another one there. You're low on energy and tired of feeling like crap! I get it! I've been there!

Hey there! Welcome to my blog about the 17 Day Diet. I've been blogging about this "lifestyle" since 2011. You'll find a lot of great resources such as sample menus, cycle food lists, recipes and much more! Oh, and don't forget to sign up for my free Quick Start Guide to the 17 Day Diet.

It's time to get your health back! Are you ready?

--Torey Lynn
Founder & Blogger


Roasted Turkey Diablo was hot and spicy. This was my 17 Day Diet approved meal delivery service!

17 Day Diet Meal Delivery by BistroMD (My Review)

Remember the time when you started a new diet and you were super excited? The first 7-10 days you saw results and you were just elated! Fast forward to day 14 and you’re barely able to stomach the same tasteless, dry chicken breast and green veggie meal that you’ve come to know so well. You’ve […]

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Low-Fat, Low-Carb Mini Cheesecakes perfect for the 17 Day Diet!

Low-Fat Low-Carb Mini Cheesecakes (17DD Friendly)

Do you crave something sweet and savory, but not sure what you’re allowed to eat on the 17 Day Diet that might be guilt-free? Look no further! It’s a low-fat, low-carb mini cheesecake to the rescue! Thanks to blog reader, Dorinda, for this recipe. I made these and they are so super easy, super quick […]

Cycle 1 Recipes for the 17 Day Diet - curated for the C1 Challenge

Recipe Ideas for the C1 17 Day Diet Challenge

For the Spring edition of the C1 Challenge, I’ve been seeing awesome results from Challenge participants in our daily Facebook chats. However, many are getting a little bored with our favorite lean protein, chicken. I can’t imagine why! ;) This is a common issue we face — we get bored with our menu choices, and […]

Enjoy your veggies and fruit inside this decadent, but easy-to-make soup! Carrot & Apple soup is the perfect lunch for your 17 Day Diet weight loss plan! Pin for recipe

Carrot & Apple Soup

A recipe I featured on My 17dd Blog’s C1 Challenge was Carrot soup. The recipe was initially met with some hesitation due to the ingredients, but after participants tried the concoction, they were blown away! Where cumin is listed, feel free to substitute with your own favorite spice such as cinnamon, ginger or something entirely […]

Enjoy these tasty tuna cakes with Lemon Dijon Sauce (mayo and bread crumb free!) Approved for all cycles of the 17 Day Diet! Pin for Recipe!

Tuna Cakes with Lemon Dijon Sauce

Here’s a recipe I developed based on very limited information I read in someone’s Instagram post. These were delicious and can be eaten on any cycle of the 17 Day Diet. Even my boyfriend loved them! Tuna Cakes with Lemon Dijon Sauce Ingredients 2 4-oz cans of White Albacore Tuna, drained 1 Tablespoon Greek Yogurt […]

Tired of the same old breakfast? Why not try a green smoothie as part of your 17 Day Diet! Get the recipe now!

Can I Have Smoothies on the 17 Day Diet? (recipe)

Can I have smoothies on the 17 Day Diet besides those on the transitional day fast? I hear this question being asked quite a bit. Here’s a little hint: If the ingredients you use for your smoothie are 17 Day Diet approved, then go for it. When you think about it, the only difference between […]

Check out my picks in this year's Holiday Gift Guide by the 17 Day Diet Blog

17 Day Diet Holiday Gift Guide

It’s the holiday season for giving and I’m sharing with you my personal favorites and gift ideas on my current wish list — this 17 Day Diet Holiday Gift Guide for 2014 is chock full of fun gadgets, favorite books and planners, and other super cute ideas for lady who strives to always do her […]

Christine's Mexican Turkey Chili, perfect for the 17 Day Diet (Cycle 2 or Cycle 3 approved)

Christine’s Mexican Turkey Chili

Ingredients: 1 lb. lean ground turkey (can substitute ground chicken) ½ cup chopped onion ½ cup chopped green pepper 1 can red kidney beans (14 oz) (omit for Cycle 1) 1 can diced tomatoes (14 oz) (substitute 2-3 large tomatoes) ¾ cup chopped mushrooms (substitute canned mushrooms – drained) 1 small can tomato paste 1 […]

3 Simple Tips When Traveling to a "Walking City" - Learn what I did right and which mistakes I made when I went to New York City

3 Simple Tips When Traveling to a Walking City

I had the opportunity to go to New York City for a few days this past week — it was my first time going back in over 15 years! While the city is just as I remember it, it’s also much different. I’ll save that for another blog post. However, one thing that hasn’t changed […]