I have them for breakfast everyday and sometimes for lunch or an afternoon snack…because you just can’t get this tasty nutrition anywhere else!
I’m a smoothie gal…and if you are too, check out these amazing recipes!
When I was growing up, Snickers was one of my favourites and if you’ve read about my sugar addiction in Cookie Dough in the Dark, you will understand why The Skinny on Chocolate is so important to me. I love having some “sweetness” in my life but the other stuff was slowly killing me. This is a yummmmmmy addition to my lifestyle of shifting to healthier choices.
So as you start to wind up for another Valentine’s Day, check out this great recipe and the other 10 included!! Do you want the Skinny on Chocolate? Mark Monday February 13th on your calendar and join The Skinny on Chocolate Workshop.
Yes, it’s that time of year again…your will power will be tested and your pants may get a little tighter…but does it have to be that way???
By all means, enjoy the time with your family and friends….be merry and cheerful…but also be healthy.
Santa makes a list and checks it twice, why shouldn’t you? Seriously, planning is your ticket to success.
Making a quick Meal Plan can save you time, money and energy. Make it a habit to take 10 minutes on Sunday to write one out. It doesn’t have to be fancy.
Get picky…don’t eat it if you don’t like it. Instead of saying you don’t like it, or you are watching your waistline…just say you aren’t hungry…no one can argue with that.
People love when you share the gift of health so either bring some of your own treats or make as a hostess gift…..
Not into writing Christmas cards…give someone a call – everyone loves this personal touch
Don’t want to bake…don’t or pick something simple. Or try all the tasty raw treat suggested.
-Freeze food so that in a pinch you have a great meal, snack or smoothie you can pull out. – like your greens, Quinoa meatballs, Sausage Shepherd’s Pie, or a Smoothie pack. Don’t forget about soups and stews.
-Plan out who you would like to write Christmas cards too. What gifts to you need to buy for people, and what gifts can you wrap now.
Sleep – no sleepy…no nicey…we all need sleep and if you aren’t getting enough you are going to be crabby…so get some shut eye.
Move Your Body – I know the craziness of the holidays makes this one a toughie…but no excuses…plan it into your life right now and treat it like the most important “do not miss” event!
Keep in mind to….
shorten your routine and increase the intensity.
Find a friend to walk with
Stretch and breath
Sugar and junk food will destroy your immunity…throw into the mix a lack of sleep, a lack of movement and an added dose of stress and BAM…you are down for the count.
Get your daily dose of Vegetables & Fruits with this simple shift, pump up your Vitamin D intake, add enjoy a nutritious smoothie like this Green Vanilla Maca Madness, get some fresh air and some shut eye.
Trying to keep up with the Joneses, neglecting sleep and chill time, and overdoing everything are a prescription for unhealthy holidays. Make and take time for yourself to chill, do right by your body and engage in active experiences with people you care about.
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Tanya Morrison has been in the Health/Wellness and Fitness Field for over two decades and has coached and trained many clients during this time. She is a certified Personal Trainer, Precision Nutrition Coach, Pilates/Aerobics/Yoga Instructor and more. She is the creator of the Busy Mama Reboot 28 day program, 10 Day Body Reset Detox, 30 Days to a New You, Holistic Weight Management System and many more on-line programs. To find out more about these life changing programs check out the testimonials and information at www.moveyourbody.ca
Tanya has created FREE Healthy Living Challenges that you can sign up for, because even though we know all this “healthy stuff” it’s good to be reminded to keep it in our awareness. Tanya created the Busy Mama Healthy Mama Facebook page so that like-minded mama’s could get great healthy information and recipes in a fun and light-hearted way.
Tanya also teaches many different classes at Move Your Body Studio in Bobcaygeon, www.moveyourbody.ca and has written Healthy Snacks for Kids, Get the Skinny on Skinny Jeans & Living Vibrantly with Raw Goodness – Your Guide to Juicing & Blending, the 21 Laws of Irrefutable Fat Loss, How to Get Rid of Cellulite and more. Her blog, www.tanyamorrison.ca has lots of great articles to help you navigate your way to the healthy life you want, tons of recipes and great tips!
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Replace the traditional wrap with romaine, butter leaf lettuce or collard greens. You can also use Nori sheets and rice wraps.
For those of you that know me, I ooze a passion for health. I wasn’t always healthy but over the years, bit by bit, I have added healthy habits to my life and I am honestly floating with all the energy I have. My skin is clearer, I’m getting younger every day, my hair is shiny, my nails are growing quickly, I CRAVE green (I used to crave sugar), my workouts are better (because of decreased cellular inflammation) and on and on! And it’s not just me….scroll down to see what else is happening to people.
The precise nutritional choices before, during and after a workout depend upon what activity you did, for you long and at what intensity. It can also depend on what your goals are!
To keep this simple, refueling after a workout is a smart idea. It is the best time to eat any starchy carbohydrates because your glycogen stores have been reduced (glycogen is a major fuel source during a workout). Having a green smoothie with protein is a great option or a sweet potato and a protein choice.
Water is your friend!! Drink up and stay hydrated to support getting those toxins out. Dehydration traps toxins in the body and closes down elimination channels. Add lemon for a boost to cleansing your liver.
Recipe type: Vegan, Gluten-free, Dairy-free, Yeast-free, Corn-free, Grain-free
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cause your blood sugars to stay stable (the hormone glucagon is secreted) and your body enters FAT BURNING mode. The hormone glucagon moves fat from storage and therefore will be used as energy thus shrinking your fat cells. Fat from storage=burned fat=weight loss/stability.
Tanya Morrison has been in the Health/Wellness and Fitness Field for over two decades. She has coached and trained many clients over the decades. She is a certified Personal Trainer, Precision Nutrition Level 1 Nutrition Coach, Pilates/Aerobics/Yoga Instructor and more. 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 www.busymamadetox.com. Tanya also teaches many different classes at Move Your Body Studio in Bobcaygeon, www.moveyourbody.ca and has written Healthy Snacks for Kids, Get the Skinny on Skinny Jeans & Living Vibrantly with Raw Goodness – Your Guide to Juicing & Blending.