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Summer Slim Down Challenge

Ok Momma, have you been hiding out in your yoga pants and baggy sweatshirts? Did you dig out your shorts and ummm, swim suit and have a melt down because your summer clothes were just a bit too tight? Do you need MORE energy to chase after your kiddos on Summer Vacation? JOIN ME in the Healthy Mahma Summer Slim Down Challenge!  June 15th-July 13th If you’ve been wondering, “what is the best waist trainer“, well, the answer is – nutrition! Correct, but not boring and still delicious, nutrition. Together, let’s start getting those extra pounds and inches melting away! In the Summer Slim Down Challenge I will focus on Simplicity Boosting your metabolism Losing the RIGHT kind of weight (from FAT not Muscle) Getting your body lean, fit and healthy! Exercise that doesn’t require you be a superhero to get started! Keeping you accountable, focused and on track! Support,…

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Roasted Spiced Carrots Recipe

Roasted Spiced Carrots 2

Roasted Spiced Carrots Ingredients: 2 lbs carrots, cut diagonally into 2 inch pieces 3 T Olive Oil 2 T butter 3-4 T roasted salted pistachios-chopped 1/2 tsp each of salt, ground coriander, black pepper 1/4 tsp each of chili powder, paprika 1/8 tsp each of ground ginger, cinnamon Dash of ground cloves and cayenne pepper Directions: Pre Heat oven to 400 degrees. Coat a jelly roll pan with olive oil Toss Carrots and olive oil in bowl Mix spices  together and toss over carrots Arrange and spread out carrots on jelly roll pan Roast in oven for about 40 min. Transfer on to a serving dish. Melt 2 T of butter and drizzle over carrots.  Sprinkle chopped pistachios on top. Serve! I took this to a family Easter Dinner about 50 minutes from my house. I made at home then transferred to a preheated crock pot on “keep warm” level…

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Chocolate, Raspberry Delight

Chocolate, Raspberry Delight

Chocolate, Raspberry Delight Recipe This is another “Eat Your Smoothie” Recipe. Ingredients: Siggs Raspberry Greek Yogurt – 1 Container 1 scoop Shaklee 180 Chocolate Smoothee Mix 1 TBS Milk (Cashew, Rice, Almond…whichever is your favorite) Several Frozen Red Raspberries 6 Chopped Pecans Directions: Mix Yogurt, Smoothee Mix and Milk in bowl. Sprinkle Frozen Raspberries and Pecans on top. Optional: You can add a drop or two of chocolate Stevia for a richer, chocolate flavor. Calories: 250 Protein: 23 grams Great for a breakfast or light lunch! Add a salad for more of a meal.

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HEALTHY HEART EVENT

    Heart Disease is the #1 Killer in men and women in the US! I will NOT leave you without HOPE though! The American Heart Association says that 80% of all heart disease is PREVENTABLE! Go back and re read that last statement.  That means that YOU have a lot of CONTROL over your heart health! It CAN be confusing and overwhelming! You can get tons of BAD information along the way! Let’s keep it simple and learn what you can do to protect your heart! Myself, Kim Waggoner, Registered Nurse and Wanda Cullison, Registered Dietitian will be tag teaming to host Healthy Heart Events! We will also featuring the Shaklee Smart Heart Regimens at 30% OFF! And teaching you how you can incorporate SAFE supplementation in your nutrition plan! WEAR RED for extra discounts!   3 Dates, 3 Locations but same message! Tuesday, February  24th 7pm  in  Etna…

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February Is National Heart Health Month

Heart Health Month

Heart Health Month Heart Disease is the #1 Killer in the US!  Every minute of every hour of every day, someone dies from a heart attack. According to the American Heart Association, 80% of all heart disease in women is preventable with proper nutrition and healthy lifestyle choices! From 1999 to 2009, Heart Disease has increased 9.3% in American adults.¹ The healthy heart movement in recent years has focused largely on heart disease as the No. 1 killer of women. But the same statistic is true for men, and the reality is grim: The first sign that a man has coronary heart disease could be death,  says one University of Alabama at Birmingham expert.² What You Can Do to Prevent Heart Disease?³ You’re never too young— or too old — to take care of your heart. Preventing heart disease (and all cardiovascular diseases) means making smart choices now that will pay off…

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Healthy Chicken Stir Fry

Healthy Chicken Stir Fry

Healthy Chicken Stir Fry Ingredients: 2 Chicken Breasts-cubed Mix of green, red, yellow or orange peppers Fresh mushrooms Onion Coconut Oil Sesame Seed Oil(optional) Basmati Rice-cook according to directions on package Directions: Place 1-2 tsp coconut oil in pain, cook cubed chicken until done, set aside, keeping warm Cut up veggies, Saute in pan Add Chicken back to pan and put 1 Tbs Sesame oil in pan (optional) Place Chicken and veggie stir fry over already cooked Basmati Rice Serve Hot! Great heated up the next day too….IF you have left overs!

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Italian Chicken Salad

Italian Chicken Salad

Italian Chicken Salad Recipe Ingredients: Baby Spinach Chicken Breast Italian dressing Feta Cheese crumbles Black olives Roasted red peppers Onion Cherry tomatoes Avocado Pecans I took some chicken that I cooked the night before in a jar of Roasted red peppers and garlic. Diced it up and placed in bowl with all the other ingredients listed. I only used about 1 T of Italian dressing. This made a great supper and very filling. I went very light on the feta and pecans. It’s delicious and a great way to use leftover chicken! Let me know how you like it or if you did any other variations.

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What in the heck does Kim Waggoner do?

Have you ever just been the little bit curious what in the heck I do?  I mean you may see my healthy living posts or even that video of me drinking my own window cleaner. Sometimes I want you to try a bucket of cleaners or come to try out some gluten free foods at a Gluten Free Sharing Event. Oh then there is that dreaded post announcing it is time for the weekly weigh in I host. So they say..curiosity killed the cat! And my goodness, I certainly don’t want that to happen! Sooo let’s get together! I’d love to share what started me on this journey to healthy living and why I feel it’s my mission to come along side others to encourage and inspire them to live healthy, happy, hopeful lives! I want to hear from you! What are your struggles?Your fears? What is going great and…

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Name This Smoothie!

PB, Banana Smoothie

This is my absolute favorite Smoothie recipe. I don’t have a catchy name for it so if you want to throw out some suggestions, I’d love it! 8oz Almond Coconut Milk, unsweetened 1/2 Banana 1 tsp Natural Peanut Butter (OR 1 T. PB2) 4-5 Ice Cubes. 2 scoops Shaklee 180 Protein Vanilla Smoothee mix Put first 4 ingredients in the blender…after smooth, add in the 180 Protein Smoothie mix until well blended. Makes one serving