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Taco's wraps 
 Red, Green & Blue containers 

1 1/2 lbs. Ground chicken or turkey or turkey breast 
1 tsp. garlic powder 
1 tsp. ground cumin 
1/2 tsp sea salt or Himalayan salt 
1 tsp. chili powder 
1 tsp. paprika 
1/2 medium sweet onion 
1/4 cup water 
3/4 cup puree tomatoes ( I use food processor and use 1 cup of tomatoes ) 
6 large lettuce leaves or romaine 
1 med tomatoes chopped 1 cup fresh cilantro 
 Avocado ( blue container ) 

 Heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat, and add chicken or turkey cook until no longer pink. Add garlic powder, cumin , salt, chili powder, paprika and mix well. Add and cook until translucent. Add water and tomato puree. Bring to a boil and reduce heat to low. covered for 10-12 min Top each lettuce leaf evenly with turkey mixture,( use your red container ) tomato and cilantro.  I always add more season to my liking so taste and adjust accordingly.

 Adapted from the 21 Day Fix Extreme recipe

6 Reasons to Cross Train

6 Reasons to Cross Train If your results have hit a brick wall even though you’ve been following your fitness routine faithfully, maybe it’s time to try cross training. What’s that, you say? It’s when you change your regular workout and add in other types of exercise. Here are 6 of the best reasons to cross train: 1. Prevent injury. Doing the same workout over and over again stresses joints, muscles, and ligaments without giving them full recovery. Overuse is one of the primary reasons for injury. Working the same muscles in a different way, or completely different muscle groups, can give your muscles the rest they need to help prevent problems that keep you from training! 2. Balance your muscles. By working different muscle groups, you will maintain muscular symmetry. If you’ve been doing mostly squats and lunges, focusing on your lower body, your upper body may lack the definition that your legs and buns have. Add in an upper-body workout, one that includes r…

Real Transformations

My Before & After :   It was not easy but it was worth the hard work.  I was not in a good place, I lost my job and I was 30 lbs over weight.  I didn't  like who I allowed myself to become. I started using Shakeology and T25 and was so excited with my results! I lost 25 lbs and continued on with my journey and took the Insanity challenge and I lost the last 10lbs. I am a work in progress and I am working on getting toned up

Here are my results...

Here is my teammate Amanda who has been rocking her weight lost journey. She started at 250 and dropped lbs and inches with 5 rounds of 21 Day Fix that now only 7 days into 21 Day Fix Extreme she is making some serious process! She's one hot mamma!!

Check out the awesome results from Vanessa. She's killing her fitness and looking amazing!! My next challenge group is around the corner. Post you email below if you are interested in joining!
Here is what Vanessa had to say
Before I found Beachbody I was tired all the time, I stayed …
Detox Salad

Vegan, gluten-free, oil-free, soy-free. Awesome salad, that will last you a week ( but not in my house ) This is Packing a powerhouse of nutrients, this light & energizing salad will have you bursting with energy.  Enjoy!
Inspired by Whole Foods
Yield: 10 cups (lots for the whole week!!)
Ingredients: 2 heads broccoli (1 bunch), stems removed1 head cauliflower, stems removed2.5 cups shredded carrots1/2 cup sunflower seeds1 cup currants1/2 cup finely chopped fresh parsley1/2 cup raisins4-6 tbsp fresh lemon juice, to tastekosher salt, pepper to taste (1/4-1/2 tsp salt and lots of pepper)kelp granules or Herbamare (optional), to tastePure maple syrup, to drizzle on before serving
1. In a food processor (or chop by hand) process the broccoli (no stems) until fine. Add into large bowl. 2. Now process the cauliflower (no stems) until fine and add into bowl. Do the same with the carrots. 3. Stir in the sunflower seeds, currants, raisins, and parsley. Add lemon juice and seasonings to t…

Interval Training: The Best Way to See Quick Results

Interval Training: The Best Way to See Quick Results

There are a lot of misunderstandings about the best way to reshape your body. This is because there are a lot of trainers out there who espouse different fitness philosophies. In general, the various regimens touted all have some merit. In this article, we’ll take a very simple look at various training strategies, bust a myth or two, and explain why interval training is the most efficient way to change your fitness level. What is interval training?
In short, you are interval training any time your workout includes a set wherein you perform at your maximum level, which is then followed by a lower-intensity set, which is then repeated to achieve a cumulative effect. An interval can be a set of curls, a dance move, or anything that tires you out over its given interval of time. The intervals can be short and hard, or long and easy, but they’re all intervals, just so long as there is some cumulative effect (you get mo…

Good Morning!

For weeks and even months I have been trying to get a way from the yummy bad for you, add extra weight creamers without having to give up my coffee all together. Well I have tried a lot of stuff and nothing taste as good. So yesterday I tried one I kinda liked but wasn't crazy about. Until I made one change!!
Share with me your favorite healthy coffee non creamer. Here is mine.

1 cup coffee
1 teaspoon coconut oil
1 tablespoon plain Almond milk
Now here is the secret!!
Blend it!! This will mix it together really well and give it that frothy yummy taste.

You can also add Vanilla extract ( I didn't )

Raw Cauliflower Tabbouleh

The tabbouleh recipe Clean Plates founder Jared Koch included in The Clean Plates Cookbook is one of those trompe l’oeil dishes that play tricks on the eyes. It’s a gluten-free and raw-diet-friendly recipe from Los Angeles’s M CafĂ©, and what looks like a traditional grain-based tabbouleh is actually ground cauliflower. The cauliflower adds texture to the herby salad, but its purpose goes beyond that: It’s also a sneaky way to get a big dose of veggies onto your plate.

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Makes 6 to 8 side-dish servings (about 7 cups)Start to Finish: 40 minutes
Ingredients Juice of 1 to 2 lemons 2 pounds cauliflower, cored and cut into large bite-size pieces (about 6½ cups florets) 1 large cucumber--halved lengthwise, seeded and cut into ¼-inch dice (about 2 cups) 1 large tomato, cut into ¼-inch dice (about 1 cup) ¾ cup finely chopped flat-leaf parsley ½ cup finely chopped dill 1 tablespoon finely …
What Soda Can Do To Your Body in 30 Days
Would you drink 10 Cokes a day to prove a point? Probably not. Especially now that George Prior has decided to do it for you. In an experiment similar to Super Size Me (a documentary that explored Morgan Spurlock’s month-long McDonalds-only eating binge and its affect on his health), Prior documented what happens when someone drinks 10 Cokes each day for a month. Prior wanted to raise awareness about how much sugar Americans drink daily and what soda can do to our bodies. By his estimate, “a big percentage of Americans drink at least the sugar equivalent of my ten Cokes.” Though his numbers are probably slightly exaggerated, it is worth noting that soft drinks are the number one source of added calories in Americans’ dietsand, drinking your calories has been linked to an increase in appetite. As expected, Prior experienced some drastic changes during his month-long experiment. Even though he stuck to his normal diet and exercise routine, he put on …

Cod With Yams... Easy as 1,2,3

Cod With Yams

1 Yam ( yellow )
Fresh wild Cod (1 red )
1 teaspoon Coconut oil ( 1 teaspoon)
1/2 lemon
pinch of pink himalayan salt ( Optional)

Slice up yams and steam until done.

Heat coconut oil up in microwave remove and , mix with dill, garlic and lemon. Coate cod and steam until done.

You can split the coconut oil and use 1/2 in mix with cod and 1/2 to coat you yams with.


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5 Tips That Make Meal Planning Easy

Chances are, you probably kick off each week with every intention of eating healthy, home-cooked, veggie-packed meals. Then reality happens, and the next thing you know, you’re grabbing fast food on the way home from work or staring into your empty fridge until you give up and polish off a bag of pita chips for dinner. Eating healthy food is easy. Cooking healthy food is the real challenge. But a few simple meal planning strategies can help you get your nutritional game on point—and you don’t have to be a domestic warrior to pull it off. Here are five to get you started. 1. Set Your Goals
Your nutritional needs are the foundation of your meal plan. So before you start bookmarking recipes, do a quick assessment of your personal goals. What do you need to eat more of? Less of? Do you have a target calorie count? What foods are best for you? “My main piece of advice for someone who wants to start meal planning is to find out what foods are right for his…