Monthly Archives: January 2016

“Spaghetti” recipe

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I cooked a red bell pepper, green bell pepper and onion in a splash of olive oil

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added 16oz mushrooms and cooked down for a bit

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added a pound of ground turkey, basil, turmeric and cumin, salt and pepper

cook until the ground turkey is well done

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I added two of those tiny cans of tomato paste and about 16-20oz of organic veggie broth, mix well. Let cook on low for 15-20 min

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I zoodled some zucchini, sprinkled with some salt and layered between napkins to soak up some of the water in them

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Top the raw zoodles with the sauce and let it sit a few minutes and then dig in! So so good, quick and easy

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Oatmeal bars

So I saw this video on Facebook and decided to make it healthy. It says “Healthy grab and go snack” but I have to change a few things to my liking.

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I mixed 2 eggs  and
1/4 cup coconut sugar well in a big bowl

add 3/4 cup unsweetened organic applesauce
1 1/2 cup unsweetened original almond milk
2 tsp vanilla
1/2 tsp salt
1 TBSP cinnamon

Mix well

Add 3 cups quick cooking oats and
2 tsp baking soda


Let it sit for 20-ish minutes
fill 1/4 cup scoops in sprayed muffin tins and top with whatever you want. I did raisins, blueberries and even one with raspberries. All were amazing. I mixed the filling in each one. I didn’t like it just on top.

Bake 350 for about 30 min

I also made a batch with no sugar and an extra teaspoon cinnamon and they were still amazing!

The next batch I am going to add chia seeds for added nutrition. My kids want butterscotch chips in theirs so that it tastes like cookies 🙂

Very good grab and go breakfast!!

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Back to Health Day 8 and 9

Soooo Oreos will be the death of me. My kids are BANNED from any and all Oreos forever and ever. I have good self control with almost everything except OREOS!! They are gone.

I have lost a few more pounds, need to get back to my pre-holiday weight so that I can continue with my 2015 goal of health and getting to 175 pounds.

I did not work out the last 2 days because my older two went with dad to work and my younger one was a teething whiney mess. So i am back at it today. 3pm. With bells on.

I feel my muscles in my legs finally, like literally feel there, there used to be too much fat covering them. my arms are getting nicer and short sleeve shirts aren’t so terrifying anymore though my arms still need some work.

Still trying to find consistency but so far this year I’m doing pretty good!

Back to Health Day 5-7

I worked out with Matthew, biceps and triceps….

I worked out with Matthew, legs and a 30 min bike ride

I worked out with Amy and did chest and back.

I am such in the groove with working out, i forgot how good i feel when I am active. Now to work on eating I have cut Starbucks WAY back and have cut 90% of gluten out. Just a little more tweaking and I will be doing good! Not gonna stop, never gonna quit. Always a process!

Back to Health Day Four

I took some colon cleanse supplements last night. Let’s just say it’s working today. 

I’m trying to eat very light. Fruits and veggies and get all cleaned out and start a probiotic tomorrow. Going to sprouts to find a good one hopefully today. 

Sprouts has Tillamook beef sticks that are uncured and nitrate free that are amazing for those “I’m starving but can’t eat” moments. Grab and go. Fills you up and it isn’t full of crap! 
My husband is getting our garage gym ready so that we can workout out there again and he is making some black beans for tacos lettuce wraps for lunch! I’m spring cleaning. In the winter. 

Back to health day 2 and 3

so New Year’s Eve I didn’t work out. I did weights two days in a row prior and I was sore from the neck down. Lol.

And since we are on the honesty train, I didn’t eat well. It was New Year’s Eve. Come on.

Now today. Day 3 New Year’s Day is another wash. So sore. Bad food. Ugh. Tomorrow is a fresh new day. Tomorrow I will do the elliptical for 30 minutes and try to not eat any gluten. Or chocolate. Thats my mini goal for tomorrow.

I’ve got 40 lbs to lose this year and a habit of healthy choices I need to gain.