It's easy to cover up a few extra pounds with a chunky sweater. But when the temperatures—and the shirt sleeves—rise, there's just nowhere for the winter weight to hide. Whether it's for an upcoming vacation or those sunny summer weekends, I'd love for you to join the Summer Slim Down Challenge. For 30 days we will be focusing on healthy, sustainable changes to melt away the winter pounds just in time for summer. This group is for any woman that needs a set plan to follow le
Pork chops taste delicious with all sorts of fruits. This flavorful peach and jalapeño salsa makes a superb summertime topping! It’s quick and easy to make, and is ready in minutes. All you have to do is grill the meat! Choose peaches that are just beginning to ripen so they retain their shape when chopped. If they’re too soft, your salsa might look more like puree, but it will still taste great! Try the salsa on chicken tacos, with grilled fish, or as a dip. Total Time: 30 m
Embrace the spirit with this Blackberry Mint Julep Smoothie, a healthy Shakeology version of the classic Southern cocktail. The Mint Julep-inspired smoothie blends Vanilla Shakeology with blackberries, fresh mint leaves, and bourbon extract to taste almost just like the original. Don’t have Shakeology? Get it here! Total Time: 10 min.
Prep Time: 10 min.
Cooking Time: None
Yield: 1 smoothie 21 Day Fix Containers
½ Purple Ingredients:
1 cup water
1 cup ice
This Vegan Buddha Bowl with Spring Vegetables is perfect for the veggie-lover who want a little bit of everything. It features whole grains, nutrient-rich powerhouses like hemp seeds and sprouts, and a mix of raw and roasted veggies add color and texture. Don’t let the long ingredient list deter you. This recipe can be batch prepped for the week ahead and portioned out into your meal prep containers for easy lunches or dinners throughout the week. These bowls come together a
Ah, Memorial Day Weekend -- aka, the official start of SUMMER. Growing up on the East Coast, that means the first weekend traveling to the Jersey Shore. It may be too chilly for a bathing suit, but the tank tops and shorts are in the closet. If you've given up on your initial 2017 Resolution --- or never made one, don't fear. Here are my 5 tips on how to slim down by Memorial Day Weekend. 1. Make a schedule and plug into an accountability group. Set a start date, and make a
Put a Mexican twist on holiday leftovers with these crispy turkey tostadas. Leftover turkey breast totally transforms in this dish when it is mixed with tomatillo salsa, becoming a tasty lunch or dinner that’s high in protein. Top with shredded lettuce, onion and Monterey jack cheese, and dig in! This recipe can also be used to make nachos. Just slice the tortillas into wedges before baking. Top crisped chips with turkey mixture, onions, and cheese and then bake until cheese
Egg salad is one of those tricky foods that seems healthy. It’s made from eggs and it’s got the word salad right there in the name, but mayonnaise is the glue that holds it together and turns it into the creamy spread you know and love. But you know what makes a great substitution for mayo? Mashed avocado. It provides the same creamy texture, with a healthy dose of monounsaturated fat (that’s the good kind) and gives you another twist on avocado toast. Add lemon juice to brin
Chicken fingers - my favorite food during my youth! Here is a healthier version that aligns with your goals. These succulent baked chicken tenders are breaded with panko, a Japanese-style breadcrumb, which helps the exterior get crisp in the oven as though it were fried and keeps the chicken moist and tender. The crunchy crust gets extra flavor from Parmesan cheese, lemon juice, and spices you probably already have in your pantry. Don’t be intimidated by the long(ish) list of
Ready to rebuild your body? Reinvent your life? With the SHIFT SHOP, in only 3 weeks, you can lose up to 10 pounds — and go from where you are now to where you want to be. The SHIFT SHOP is the first Beachbody program from the newest Super Trainer, Chris Downing. He’s an elite functional fitness trainer who specializes in helping anyone — regardless of weight, size, or age — get into amazing shape fast. The SHIFT SHOP is a ramp-up fitness program. Chris makes it easy for you
Vanilla Vegan and Café Latte Vegan Shakeology® are here! Now you can enjoy a vegan shake, no matter what your favorite flavor is. There also two new superfoods in the formula: matcha and chaga. You've probably seen my Shakeology selfies on social media (along with the dessert recipes). No - this isn't just another protein powder that you can find at GNC or Walmart. Shakeology is a dense, superfood shake that container 70+ vitamins from all over the world. And over the past 4