Detox

5 x 5 Reset

Are you low on energy? Are you craving candy and sugary desserts? Want to kick your soda habit to the curb but don’t know where to start? Do you need a boost to jump start your weight loss? Or have you hit a plateau and need that extra push to get you moving closer to your goal? Maybe you are always sick, feel run down, and tired all the time? Brain in a fog? Having trouble focusing? Memory issues..like where you left your keys? Maybe it’s the belly fat or bloating that won’t go away! The 5×5 Reset Plan is designed to help you kickstart a healthier, leaner you. It will help you reset your cravings, sleep better, feel more energized and lose a few pounds all without going hungry. Anyone can do something for five days, right? Just go to nutrisystem.com to see how it will help you.  …

Eating Healthy

Orange Dreamcicle Smoothie Recipe

Orange Dreamcicle Smoothie

Orange Dreamcicle Smoothie This is a great refreshing summer time smoothie. Use as a meal replacement or after a hard summer work out to replenish electrolytes and soothe achy muscles. I have 2 versions of this smoothie.  A quick on the go option and the second if you have more time and a blender Quick Orange Dreamcicle Smoothie 8 oz coconut almond milk (or milk of your choice) 2 heaping teaspoons of Orange Shaklee Performance 2 scoops Shaklee Vanilla Protein (either 180, Energizing soy or Vitalizing protein) Mix in a shaker cup or mason jar If you have a blender or NutriBullet  Add… a 1/2 to whole frozen banana (sliced and put in freezer the night before) This will make smoothie thicker and add some more calories if needed. Enjoy!

Eating Healthy

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…

Eating Healthy

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!

Eating Healthy

Zucchini Pizza Recipe

Zucchini Pizza Recipe

I love summer because we eat so many fresh veggies from our garden! It seems like we always have tons of zucchini. In the past I have always made lots of bread with it…since I have gone gluten free this past year I had to come up with other recipes to keep up with my over abundance of this awesome green veggie!  I made this Saturday morning for my Weekly Weigh In Group and it was a big hit!  I made more for my family and they loved it too! Try it and let me know how you liked it! Zucchini Pizza Recipe Ingredients: Zucchini Olive Oil Salt and Pepper Fresh basil leaves Pizza sauce OR a thin sliced tomato Mozzarella cheese-shredded  Choice of toppings- like banana peppers, pepperoni, olives, mushrooms Directions: Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Place slices of zucchini on a cookie sheet. Drizzle olive oil on each zucchini slice….

Detox

Seasonal Detox

Seasonal Detox

Seasonal Detox (Seasonal or as needed) (10-30 days, every Spring & Fall, or as needed) I adapted the detox program from Martha Willmore, everyone’s detoxing needs are different. The program evolves as I learn what works best for me. I recommend you listen to your body and experiment to find out what works best for you. Below are the complete details. SUPPLEMENTS NEEDED 1. Liver DTX (#20616) One bottle provides 30-day supply… Omit if pregnant or nursing!!! 2. Optiflora Probiotic (#20639) One bottle provides 30-day supply. –OR– Vitalizer (Women, Men, GOLD or Gold without K) One box provides 30-day supply 3. Alfalfa (#20153) One bottle provides 33-day supply. 4. Herb-Lax (#20144) One bottle provides 15 to 60 daily servings. 5. Garlic Complex (#20084) One bottle provides 120-day supply… If pregnant, nursing, or using blood thinning medications, consult your physician prior to use. Discontinue use 2 weeks before surgery. OPTIONAL ADD-ONS Shaklee…

Gluten Free

Chicken Rice and Veggie Soup Recipe

Chicken Veggie Rice Soup

Chicken Rice and Veggie Soup Ingredients: 1 Bone in Chicken breast (or leg quarter) 4 cup chicken broth (I had some frozen from cooking whole chickens in the crock pot for other meals) 1 cup cooked Basmati Rice 2 T. Chicken soup base 1-2 cups filtered water Mixed veggies (I used 3/4 cup of dry vegetable mix from bulk food store and also added diced zucchini and mushrooms) Directions: Cook Chicken in chicken broth in a crock pot on high for 4 hours.  Remove chicken and de-bone.  Cut up chicken in pieces and put back into crock pot.  Add rice, soup base and veggies to crock pot. Add 1 to 2 cups water depending on how rich you want your broth. Cook on low for 1 hour.

Gluten Free

Peach Indulgence Smoothee Recipe

Peach-Indulgence-Smoothee

PEACH INDULGENCE Ingredients: 1 serving of Shaklee 180 Strawberry Smoothee Mix 1 Cup frozen peaches (unsweetened) 1 Cup frozen mangos (unsweetened) 1 Cup water, almond, rice, or coconut milk   Directions: Combine all ingredients in blender and blend on low speed until fruit is blended in. Pour in a tall glass and enjoy!   Tip: You can substitute the Strawberry Shaklee 180 for Vanilla Shaklee 180 and the mangos for fresh or frozen strawberries.   Nutritional Information: Calories: 357 Protein: 18g Carbohydrate: 70g Fat: 3g Fiber: 12g     Turn Your Health Around!