Nov 102014

january 1Don’t wait until January 1st to battle the bulge, have fun during the holidays with this check list to keep you

living vibrantly, stress free and lean!

Avoid gaining the holiday 5-10lbs

Maintain vibrant health and vitality

Each day pick one tip to keep you on track!

Move Your Body Daily Nutrition Tips

Proper nutrition is the foundation of FANTASTIC health!

Make yourself a super smoothie and feel the energy within you! Share with me what your super smoothie has in it!
No Meat for one day. Let me know how many meatless meals you had today! Try this great vegetarian chili.
Liquids for One meal- Give your digestive system a break and enjoy a day of liquid calories.  Juice (only homemade- no store bought), such as the Sunset Cocktail Smoothies like the Purple Nut or the Willy Wonka , Veggie Broth, herbal teas.  Now, I did not say starve yourself, get your calories in healthy liquid forms. 

GO GREEN!  How many greens can you eat in a day?  Keep track and tally your greens for the day.  Email me at and let me know how you are doing
Be mindful when eating your meals
Eat a vegetarian meal for lunch Black Bean Sliders

Eat a salad with every meal today

Try a new vegetable
Try a new fruit
Eat only fruit until noon
Stop eating 3 hours before bed time
Have a piece of dark chocolate today. I love the Purple Jesus Chocolate from Living Libations!  It’s the real raw deal and very tasty.  From Upayanaturals I love the Sacred Heart Chocolate Longevity Bliss and Gold Ormus.
Order Vitamineral Greens from Upayanaturals – it will add a great green boost to your day and upgrade the quality of your smoothies!
Empower yourself and your health!  These DVD’s have been invaluable for my health. It is so much more than raw food.  It is about empowering yourself and your health!  

Became a Nutritarian (termed coined by Dr. Joel Fuhrman) – know the nutrient density of your food choices.  Go after quality!  Go after micronutrients, anti-oxidants and phytochemicals.  Name 3 foods in your diet that are nutrient dense?__________________________________
HYDRATE!!!!  Add freshly squeezed lemons to your water to up the antioxidant levels!
Add chia seeds to your day and lose weight…and get healthier??
Don’t just feed your body, find out what food feed your brain

Taste the Colours
o   Foods with bright, rich colors are more than just nice to look at. They’re also packed with flavonoids and carotenoids, powerful compounds that bind the damaging free radicals in your body, lowering inflammation.
What colours did you eat today?___________________________
Are you truly hungry or just toxic?  This may be the information you need to keep the weight off and your health soaring
Learn to make a new meal…… Savoury Coconut Curry with Fall Vegetables
Go nuts for nuts, try this Avocado Pear Walnut Dressing to top your greens

Eat a handful of raw Almonds:
A handful of almonds provides

o   A Toronto University study found that people can eat this amount daily without gaining any extra weight.
o   A Purdue University study showed that people who ate nuts high in monounsaturated fat felt full an hour and a half longer than those who ate fat-free food (rice cakes, in this instance).

List your top 3 treats to have during the holidays and only stick to those choices!______________________
Try these Fabulous Raw Carrot Crackers loaded with almonds and other raw goodies!
Ditch the diet products – do a pantry detox and send the diet, low-fat, low this and that into the garbage bin and replace with nutrient dense choices!!
Have a glass of water every hour
Write down your 5 favourite go-to healthy foods
Read the Secrets to Weight Loss

Enjoy a wonderfully healthy and happy Holiday,


Tanya Morrison has been in the Health/Wellness and Fitness Field for over two decades.  She is the creator of the Busy Mama Detox which is a 12 week program that runs in January, April and September of each year. To find out more about this life changing program check out the testimonials and information at Tanya also teaches many different classes at Move Your Body Studio in Bobcaygeon, and has written Healthy Snacks for Kids, Get the Skinny on Skinny Jeans & Living Vibrantly with Raw Goodness – Your Guide to Juicing & Blending.  You can get your PDF copy here