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Friday, June 21, 2013

Day 5 challenge exercises

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Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Reverse Plank Hip Dips, Rear Leg Ext, Crunch tips

CUCUMBER & TOMATO SALAD


Yummy quick salad based on Beachbody's Ultimate Reset recipe. 

1 cucumber, sliced in thick half-moons (opt 1/2 peeled)
1/4 small container plum or cherry tomatoes cut in half
1 Tbsp chopped red onion
1 Tbsp lemon juice
1 Tbsp red wine vinegar
1 tsp balsamic vinegar
2 tsp EVOO
1Tbsp chopped fresh basil leaves
Himalayan salt (to taste)
Herbal seasoning (to taste)

Combine all ingredients in a bowl and toss well. Serves 1.


STIR FRIED VEGGIE MEAL

A healthy meal based on Beachbody's Ultimate Reset recipes! Shown here with a sweet potato with cinnamon.

1 1/2 tsp coconut oil
1 tsp sesame oil
1/2 carrot, cut in thin diagonal slices
1/4 cup broccoli florets
2 tsp chopped red bell pepper
1/4 small zucchini, cut into half-moon slices
1 1/2 tsp Bragg Liquid Aminos or Himalayan salt to taste

 In a lg wok or pan heat oils over high heat. Add carrot and cook 1-2min. Add broccoli and cook 5min more. Add remaining veggies and reduce heat to med. Cook stirring until veg are tender-crisp. Turn off heat and add aminos or salt. Stir well. Serves 1.

QUINOA SALAD

Here's a great salad based on Beachbody's Ultimate Reset recipe!

1/2 cup cooked quinoa (cook as directed)
1 Tbsp EVOO Himalayan salt or Bragg Liquid Aminos (to taste)
1 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
2 Tbsp finely minced fresh parsley
1 Tbsp finely minced fresh mint leaves
1/4 large ripe tomato, diced
1/4 large cucumber, peeled and diced
2 Tbsp olives or chopped carrots

 Toss quinoa w/olive oil, salt or Bragg's, and lemon juice - mix well. Gently fold in parsley and mint, then remaining ingredients. Cover and chill for 1hr. Serves 1.

Monday, June 10, 2013

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Thursday, June 6, 2013

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

TURKEY TACO SALAD

For a great dinner - or even for lunch - check out this Turkey Taco Salad.

4oz lean white meat ground turkey
1 minced garlic clove
1/4 cup canned tomato sauce

Mix above ingredients and simmer 5min.

2 cups romaine lettuce
3 sliced black olives
 2 slices of avocado
2 Tbsp cheddar cheese shredded
5 crushed tortilla chips, crushed
1 Tbsp Ranch dressing

Heat skillet with nonstick cooking spray over med heat. Add the garlic, turkey, and tomato sauce. Simmer for 5min, or until turkey is cooked through. Meanwhile, pile the lettuce onto a dinner plate and top with olives, avocado, cheese, and tortilla chips. Spoon turkey onto salad and drizzle with ranch dressing. Option: use a dollop of plain greek yogurt to use as sour cream instead of the dressing. It adds protein! Serves 1.

Microgreen Salad & Basic Vinaigrette

From Beachbody's Ultimate Reset - this salad is the BOMB! (pictured on the left)
MICROGREEN SALAD
Use bulk or bagged mixed baby greens. Add the following:
1/4 cup shredded carrot
1/4 cup chopped cucumber
1/4 cup sliced red bell pepper
1/4 cup sprouts (like radish, alfalfa or broccoli)
1/4 cup chopped tomato
1/4 cup chopped jicama
1/4 cup toasted seeds and nuts (like cashews, pecans, pumpkin seeds or sunflower seeds.) fresh herbs (like basil, oregano, parsley, dill) to taste.
Mix all - serves 1.

Dressing - Use your own low-fat, low-sugar dressing or try this one!

BASIC VINAIGRETTE
1/2 cup EVOO
1/4 cup red wine vinegar
1 tsp Himalayan salt
1 tsp ground black pepper
1 tsp unfiltered honey or raw agave
2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice optional herbs.
Mix all together - serves 8.

Monday, June 3, 2013

GREEK SALAD & DRESSING

One of THE best salads!

GREEK SALAD
From Beachbody's Ultimate Reset recipes
1-2 hearts of romaine chopped
1 cucumber chopped into half-moons or diced
1 ripe tomato, diced or in wedges 5 pitted and sliced Kalamata olives (optional)
1 Tbsp toasted pine nuts (optional)
1 Tbsp reduced fat feta cheese (optional)
3 oz grilled chicken breast, chopped
w/1 serving of Greek Dressing

Toss all ingredients in a bowl and enjoy! Serves 1.

GREEK DRESSING
1/4 cup red wine vinegar
1/2 cup EVOO (extra virgin olive oil)
1/4 cup lemon juice
1 Tbsp balsamic vinegar
2 tsp dried oregano
1 tsp Dijon mustard
1 tsp herbal seasoning
2 Tbsp fresh parsley
1/2 tsp Himalayan salt

 Blend all ingredients in a blender on med-high for 2min. Refrigerate in airtight container. If dressing solidifies when cold, let sit at room temp until liquid, then stir. Serves 8.