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24 Day Challenge / Day 20

on March 26, 2013

Whew, just to let you know…ADVOCARE is a miracle worker in my life..after that awful eating we did over the weekend and my scales hardly budged I’M SO EXCITED..EW WHEW..& I JUST CAN’T HIDE IT..OH NO NO NO..I’M ABOUT TO LOSE CONTROL & I THINK I LIKE IT… lol~

#1  SPARK W/ 1 ST COLOR MNS

#2  EAT/MR SHAKE W/ (2) WHITE MNS

#3  30 MINS BEFORE LUNCH 2ND COLOR MNS

**Fit Tip:  Add 10 More Chews to Every Bite.  Chewing your food facilitates the release of important nutrients and releases powerful enzymes that protect our cells. The average person chews each bite of food as few as 15 times. Try adding 10 more chews to every bite. Studies show that people who chewed more often also consumed 10% less food.

BREAKFAST:  Spinach omelet roll-up
SNACK:  Apple w/ natural pnut butter OR caramel dip & nuts
LUNCH:  Hummus & roasted veggie pizza
SNACK:  Spiced maple yogurt
DINNER:  Pistachio-Crusted Beef Kebabs With Cauliflower Couscous

Spinach Omelet Roll-Up:  Drizzle 1 teaspoon canola oil into a medium nonstick skillet and wipe with a paper towel so a thin film remains; heat over medium heat. Beat 1-2 eggs and swirl into skillet. Cook 1 to 2 minutes or until egg is set; flip and cook about 1 minute more. Carefully slide onto a plate. In same pan, sauté 1 cup baby spinach until wilted, about 1 minute. Top egg with wilted spinach, roll up, and cut in half.
Nutrition facts per serving: 198 calories, 20g protein, 2g carbohydrate, 17g fat (5.2g saturated), 1g fiber

Hummus & Roasted Veggie Pizza:
1 soft tortilla shell
Handful of your favorite veggies (try spinach, tomatoes, and zucchini)
Hummus
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 garlic clove, minced
Salt and pepper, to taste
1. Roast veggies for about 20 minutes at 350°F with the olive oil, garlic, salt, and pepper.
2. Top your favorite type of tortilla with hummus (store-bought or homemade), add the roasted veggies, then bake for 10 minutes at 350°F.
3. Slice and enjoy!

Spiced Maple Yogurt:  6 ounces plain greek yogurt, 1 tablespoon pure maple syrup, and a dash of cinnamon, try adding peaches or blueberries

Pistachio-Crusted Beef Kebabs With Cauliflower Couscous:
2 tablespoons shelled unsalted pistachios
2 tablespoons unsweetened coconut
1 tablespoon sesame seeds
1 1/2 teaspoons cumin seeds (i don’t have these)
1/2 teaspoon coarse salt, plus additional for seasoning
1/4 teaspoon black pepper, plus additional for seasoning
1 pound lean beef, such as sirloin, trimmed
1 1/2 cups low-sodium chicken broth
1 1/2 cups small cauliflower florets
1 cup whole-wheat couscous
1/3 cup chopped fresh mint (optional)
10 pitted Kalamata olives, chopped (NOT ME)
2 teaspoons lemon zest
1 1/2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
1 tablespoon olive oil
1. Grind pistachios, coconut, sesame seeds, cumin seeds, salt and pepper in a coffee grinder; transfer to a medium bowl.
2. Cut beef into 24 cubes and add to bowl with spices; toss to coat. Thread 6 beef cubes on each of 4 skewers.
3. Bring chicken broth to a boil in a medium pot. Add cauliflower and couscous and simmer over medium-low heat until liquid is absorbed. Turn off heat and cover pot.
4. Preheat the broiler. Place kebabs on a foil-lined baking sheet and broil 4 minutes; flip and broil 4 minutes more, or until beef is rosy in the center.
5. Fluff couscous with a fork. Stir in mint, olives, lemon zest, lemon juice and oil; season with salt and pepper to taste.

SIMPLE EXERCISE PLAN:  Tricep Kick-Backs with Cans
Stand with feet shoulder-width apart. Bend your torso forward slightly, flexing your knees. Hold the cans, palms facing inward, and extend your arms. Raise your arms behind you as far as is comfortable; keep your elbows soft, but do not bend them. Do 15-20 repetitions.
Tip: After doing a few arm movements with cans, make sure you gently rotate your wrists to keep them loose and comfortable.

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