Weekend News Flash! Flourless Cookie Recipe, Canadian Food Crimes Soar, and an Intermittent Fasting Success Story

The weekend is here and I’m ready to get lazy crazy! Make sure you’re here on Sunday when the next Workout With Me fitness missions will be posted. Now let’s get to the news ya’ll…

CANADIAN SYRUP CRIMES

Wait….what ‘da hell is going on? Syrup crimes up north have increased 100% compared to previous years. Canadian syrup is too damn precious to be crime-ing with. This is an outrage.

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 FLOURLESS PEANUT BUTTER COOKIES RECIPE

Awww yeah! White flour carbs are no good for our waistlines. That’s why this flourless cookie recipe from The Wannabe Chef looks epic-ly delicious. It’s perfect for your treat day without the guilt. Check out the recipe and enjoy some cookie monstah splendor. If you want to cut back on the sugar, a stevia bakling blend is a fabulous substitute.

image screenshot from TheWannabeChef.com

flourless cookies recipe

INTERMITTENT FASTING SUCCESS STORY!

Hot dang, this makes me smile. A friend on Facebook shared that, just last week, she paired my Intermittent Fasting tips (using a 12p to 8pm eating window) with the Weight Watchers point system. And the results so far? She lost 4.4 pounds in her first week! She mentioned that her nighttime snacking is now in control. I’m very proud of her decision to get healthy and celebrating her success with cartwheels and gymnastics splits. woohaaa!!!

Next Week on Yum Yucky

It’s the season for that wretched stomach flu, and since the publishing of my post on Proven Methods to Avoid Stomach Flu, my Inbox has been flooded with follow up questions. So I’m doing a video! The vid will go live on Monday and show you how I mix my anti-stomach flu concoctions, what dosages I use on myself and the kids, and much more. If you haven’t already, please subscribe to my Youtube channel so you don’t miss this.

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Easy Curried Spinach with Tomatoes & Basil

Oh yesss. Easy Curried Spinach is flat abs friendly and wildly delicious as a side dish. It takes less than 5 minutes to make. You ready to whip this thang up?

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GATHER YOUR INGREDIENTS

  • 1 extra-large handful fresh spinach
  • 3-4 basil leaves, chopped into large pieces
  • 1 small tomato cut into large chunks, or handful of halved grape tomatoes
  • 1 heaping tsp coconut oil for sauteeing
  • sprinklings of curry powder
  • salt, pepper & garlic powder to taste

“SO DANG EASY” DIRECTIONS

  1. Melt coconut oil in heated pan, then add tomatoes, spinach and basil until wilted.
  2. Sprinkle with salt, pepper, garlic power & curry to your liking. Be careful to add the seasoning slowly and taste as go.
  3. Brace yourself for the deliciousness and be amazed.

I actually ate this for breaking last weekend instead of chowing down on bacon and waffles. And look! Yesterday for lunch I broke my daily fast with a plate of curried spinach, baked sweet potato & egg scramble. It was gurrrd.

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Including curry in your diet protects against cancer and Alzheimer’s. Check out all the health benefits of curry and enjoy your meal!

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Legs and Booty Workout: Stairless Step Climbing

No stairs? No problem! This legs and booty workout is designed to simulate the lower body burn of stair climbing. Grab a sturdy step or bench and I’ll show you how. Let’s go!

Would you like to workout with me? Check this week’s complete list of daily workout missions. Add the moves to a workout you already have planned, or tackle each mission as a quickie stand-alone if you’re short on time. Either way, let’s get it done together.

Holla at me in the comments if you plan on eating clean and sweating hard this week. BOOM!

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Workout With Me! Workout Missions for Week of Jan 12th, plus What I’m Eating During the Week

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They’re baaack! It’s the daily workout missions all up in yo’ face. This week is filled with leg workouts dedicated to Caroline S. on Facebook. You asked for leg workouts, you got it, girlfriend.

  • Monday: Stair climbs without steps. Yup! 30 on each leg. Check back for Monday’s demo video on how to do this.
  • Tuesday: 3 rounds of ~ 20 sumo squat pulses + 5 pushups.
  • Wednesday: 3 rounds of ~ 25 kettlebell or dumbbell swings + 20 mountain climbers. Sweat it hard out!
  • Thursday: 3 rounds of ~ 5 slow, deep squats with challenging weight, then 10 second hold in deep squat.
  • Friday: 3 rounds of ~ 20 seconds high knee jog + 10 alternating reverse lunges

WHAT I TYPICALLY EAT DURING THE WEEK

Breakfast: I continue to do Intermittent Fasting on weekdays. This week marks my 1-year anniversary of IF! I gulp a Kombucha drink as soon as I wake up each morning and don’t eat any food until about 1pm.

Lunch: It’s important for my lunches to contain protein, greens and healthy carbs to support my fitness. Cajun-baked Tilapia with a baked sweet potato and veggies is my go-to lunch. Caesar salad with chicken breast is another lunchtime favorite, or a delicious bowl of stir fry veggies over a small portion of brown rice. When needed, everything is cooked using coconut or olive oil — no butter. I typically don’t deviate from these packed meals during the week because they are easy to make and downright delicious.

Snacks: I love to nosh on things like: Carrots with spicy black bean hummus, steamed broccoli, or a Chocolate Dipped Coconut Luna Bar (omg, so good!)

Dinner: I’ve been eating a lot of salad lately. Two-a-day on salads (lunchtime & dinner) is becoming a common occurrence. The more salad it eat, the more I crave it. When I’m not eating salad I do family winter meals that warm the tummy, like homemade chili, grilled cheese with tomato soup, or a loaded baked potato — easy on the sour cream!

Have a great week and press on towards your goals. YOU are in control! Please leave a comment to let me know how you’re doing this week.

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Weekend News Flash: Is homemade makeup weird, the problem with chewing gum, and a creamy strawberry-pineapple salad dressing recipe.

News Flash Friday is now officially Weekend News Flash. Nosh on these hot topics and join in the conversation. I love it when you comment! XO!

HOMEMADE MAKEUP

Would you do this? It’s homemade foundation made from arrowroot & cocoa powder. The full recipe is here. Not sure if I could pull off making my own batch, but one benefit I do see is being able to snack on your face if hungry. The dead skin cells you accidentally consume is comparable to zombie-eatin’ dietary fiber.

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TWO PROBLEMS WITH CHEWING GUM

For years experts have said that chewing gum staves off hunger. I’ve tried it. It works for a while but then the hunger pangs come right back again. This graphic makes a connection between chewing gum and stomach bloat. Interesting, huh? Another sad thing about gum is that every single label I look at contains one of those toxic, artificial sweetener crapstuffs: Sucralose or Aspartame. I have yet to find a piece of gum that doesn’t contain one of these ingredients, and that really sucks.

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CREAMY STRAWBERRY-PINEAPPLE SALAD DRESSING

((insert foodgasm here)). I’m intrigued by this…

chef rosa

Check out the video to see how Chef Rosa blends these ingredients into a delicious-looking dressing. It’s very simple to make and obviously much healthier than bottled dressings.

Please check back this Sunday when I will be posting the Mini Workout Missions for next week. If you ain’t movin’ that body, then you ain’t getting fit!

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