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Day 22 and FP ideas

I didn’t post my usual morning devotion on my facebook page this morning but during my (2 mi) walk I was noticing all the sections of the track that had been washed away from the many rain/storms we’ve had as of late and it hit me…. that’s what sin does our lives!  Erosion – It’s what happens to our lives every time our steps take us into the world.  “No, it won’t be but so bad if I just of it one time”… but when the second or third time gets easier and here’s what happens… you find you’ve turned away from God and everything you’ve been taught.  Next, you find your life begins to crumble like the during the hard rains.  You get to a point of asking, “God, where are you?”.  He wasn’t the one that walked away, you were!

Isaiah 53:6  All we like sheep have gone astray; we have turned every one to his own way; and the LORD hath laid on him the iniquity of us

What I ate today:
E/Strawberry crumb bars
S/Chicken, egg and slice cheese
FP/Chicken soup w/ 2 meringue cookies
FP/Chia tapioca pudding
S/2 scrambled eggs w/ tenderloin (& shredded hashbrowns!)

Find those gorgeous strawberry crumb bars HERE (oh, did I mention they’re vegan? No gluten, No eggs, No dairy)

It occurred to me after eating the SECOND time i ate today that a mini fuel cycle might be THREE days not just one!  I think I may have just got so excited about how much everyone loved the Strawberry Crumble Cake that I jumped the gun 😀  Which brings me to sharing some FP snack ideas (as I feel like I need to make up for missing those DEEP S this morning haha)

To keep my chicken soup FP I used 1-1 ½ c homemade broth, 1 c water, garlic, onion, kale, ginger and just ¼ – ½ tsp tumeric for added flavor (BUT this will stain your container).   Made in the Vitamix for super easy convenience.  Once good and hot I slowed the mixer down to add kale & chicken

Fixed some chocolate covered almond butter bars (which got left out yesterday) and handy dandy (FP) chocolate sauce because I haven’t had any to pour over my apples w/ peanut butter in a while and it’s MY FAVORITE snack for carrying to enthusiast’s ball games ❤

FP snacks:

  1. Protein shake- 1 T. Peanut flour, 1 c. almond milk, 1 scoop vanilla protein powder, 1/2 tsp. coconut extract (optional; I omit), 2 drops liquid stevia, handful of spinach, handful of ice- so yummy and so satisfying. The protein really helps with the hunger!
  2. Lemon Muffin in a bowl-  Follow the directions for the MIB (THM p. 258) & replace cocoa w/ vanilla protein powder, use 1/2 juice of lemon or 1/2 tsp. lemon extract),
  3. Trimmacino light
  4.  Big Boy Smoothie (THM p. 243
  5. Chia tapioca pudding

FP lunch or dinner

1  Egg white omelet w/ sauté veggies
2  Chicken tortilla soup
3  Sweet & Spicy Asian Stir Fry (page 341)
4  Wasa cracker w/ tuna & cucumber slices

PS….Mini Fuel Cycle is just ONE day can be however long you like, only it’s no longer a mini if more than 5 days lol~

 

**DISCLAIMER – The products and statements made about specific products on hotsparkmama have not been evaluated by the US FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent disease.  All information provided here unto is for informational purposes only based on known and/or personal experiences. It is not intended to substitute for advice from your healthcare provider.

The information and research stated here has been of my own accord through countless hours spent in training, nutritional classes, biblical health coaching and information gleaned from various books and other sources.  All research and information was gathered independently of Charity Baptist Church, AdvoCare and Essential Oils and is for informational purposes only.  I am NOT a Nutritionist, Dietitian or bible scholar, I am simply a MOM trying to teach my children to serve a mighty sovereign God, take care of their bodies NOW so they won’t have to worry later and that there are alternative options in doing so.  I am a certified FNS (Fitness Nutrition Specialist), Weight Loss Specialist, with a diploma in Personal Nutrition using essential oils while studying to become a Biblical Health Coach and receiving my diploma in Advanced Nutrition (whew, that was a mouthful) ❤ .

**I am an Independent Distributor of AdvoCare nutritional supplements and when purchasing through my website http://www.chellespark.com I will receive a commission.  I’d love to talk to you about how you can save 20-40% off retail prices 🙂   **I am an Independent Distributor of essential oils and when purchasing through my website I will receive a commission.  I’d love to be your guide through the journey of good health, let me tell you how to save 25% on all your essential oil purchases ❤

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Day 21 and THM mini fuel cycle

Preaching the kingdom of God, and teaching those things which concern the Lord Jesus Christ, with all confidence, no man forbidding him. Acts 28:31

So often, we give excuses why we can’t witness to others. I’m guilty of this! “What if they ask about something I don’t have know the answer for? What if they’re argumentative? What if they cuss me out?” Throughout his life, Paul shows us how lame our excuses really are! He is under house arrest and having to support himself, yet he still manages to get the Gospel out to the lost!

Lord, help me to be bold! Give me the words you would have me to say when they need to be said to just the right person.

Give me Words to speak
Don’t let my Spirit sleep
Cause I can’t think of anything worth saying
But I know that I owe You my life
So give me Words to speak
Don’t let my Spirit sleep

Because I’ve decided to add a THM mini fuel cycle (which is just ONE DAY AT A TIME) there will be several links in this post (y) to help you….who am I lying?  I need them for next time 😉

I did not choose a great day to go FRUIT FREE :*(  (oh right, you did know that a fuel cycle DEEP S day means NO fruit, NO dairy, NO nuts, NO seeds right?).  On my way home from my (2 mile / 25 min) walk I saw our local strawberry patch had their OPEN sign out.  It wasn’t 9am and there were already quite a few out picking and it had just began to drizzle.  I did NOT pick them myself, honey that’s way too rough on the back and knees lol.  I’m riding home w/ the windows cracked, berries in the back seat (so I wouldn’t be tempted to eat) and the sweet smell was almost more than I could handle…but I made it home.  With said berries,  I made a big batch of THM/FP strawberry jelly, a batch of regular sugar free freezer jam for the family and what looks to be the most delicious strawberry crumb bars :p  And what goes well for family’s dessert atop these crumb bars (which I WILL eat for my E breakfast in the morning)?   (Coconut) Whip Cream of course (y) (<—-this can also be made with coconut sugar and/or honey).  And y’all know I do not like waste, so the leftover strawberry puree residue I added the little bit of leftover coconut milk (with an additional cup hot water) and made strawberry milk (clap, clap), I figure if it’s not fit to drink I can just add it to my smoothies ❤ Chopped up cabbage (for tonight’s FP dinner), sliced cucumbers, mixed up some “truvia”, ground some for “powdered sugar”, oh I also made some overnight oatmeal, oh AND tapioca chia pudding and there’s ALWAYS laundry going!

Oh….about those sweet berries?  I ain’t gonna lie, I ate ONE!  #itmeltedinmymouth

What I ate today:
Spark/Catalyst/Thermo/MNS 16 oz
DEEP S/2 eggs w/ spinach in butter 16 oz
(16 oz & before MNS)
DEEP S/Lettuce wrap w/ chicken drizzled in olive oil 16 oz
Spark/S&S/Catalyst 16 oz
FP/Mouth watering meringues (Original THM/370) 8 oz
FP/Cabbage roll in a bowl 32 oz

Good list of what can and CANNOT have on Deep S like NO FRUIT 😦 https://traditionally.wordpress.com/2013/10/07/thm-deep-s-foods/

Wow! Pretty extensive list of idea for your FPs http://largefamilytable.com/100-trim-healthy-mama-fuel-pulls-low-carb-and-low-fat/#aa

For the FP/meringue cookies, I added 1 tsp cinnamon and 1 Tbsp of cacoa (because hello, it’s a superfood…. Every time I see that word I say it in my head like the Frozo guy from The Incredibles when he says, “WHEERRRRE is my super suit?” bwahaha)

I made the overnight oatmeal WITHOUT the greek yogurt (we avoid dairy as much as possible) so we’ll see how it turns out 😉

OHhhhh and I made Chocolate pudding/S

Crazy as it sounds…I miss days like this, being in the kitchen ALL DAY!  But guess what, tomorrow, I gotta do some real W-O-R-K!  Which means I better get outta the kitchen and into the bed! Zzzzzzz….

(Sorry none of my beautiful pictures would load this evening 😦 Ya’ll truly did miss out hahaha)

**DISCLAIMER – The products and statements made about specific products on hotsparkmama have not been evaluated by the US FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent disease.  All information provided here unto is for informational purposes only based on known and/or personal experiences. It is not intended to substitute for advice from your healthcare provider.

The information and research stated here has been of my own accord through countless hours spent in training, nutritional classes, biblical health coaching and information gleaned from various books and other sources.  All research and information was gathered independently of Charity Baptist Church, AdvoCare and Essential Oils and is for informational purposes only.  I am NOT a Nutritionist, Dietitian or bible scholar, I am simply a MOM trying to teach my children to serve a mighty sovereign God, take care of their bodies NOW so they won’t have to worry later and that there are alternative options in doing so.  I am a certified FNS (Fitness Nutrition Specialist), Weight Loss Specialist, with a diploma in Personal Nutrition using essential oils while studying to become a Biblical Health Coach and receiving my diploma in Advanced Nutrition (whew, that was a mouthful) ❤ .

**I am an Independent Distributor of AdvoCare nutritional supplements and when purchasing through my website http://www.chellespark.com I will receive a commission.  I’d love to talk to you about how you can save 20-40% off retail prices 🙂   **I am an Independent Distributor of essential oils and when purchasing through my website I will receive a commission.  I’d love to be your guide through the journey of good health, let me tell you how to save 25% on all your essential oil purchases ❤

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Day 20 and meal replacement shakes

What I ate today:
Spark/Catalyst/Thermo/MNS 16 oz
E/Advo MRS 8 oz (2 MNS/White)
S/Almonds (small handful) 8 oz
S/Mixed greens salad w/ leftover 4 oz sirloin (what made this an S is that I REALLY wanted some “1000 Island” dressing (maybe 1.5-2 Tbsp) 16 oz
Spark/Catalyst/Slim&Sassy 16 oz
(Before MNS)
E/Apple (tsp peanut butter) 12 oz
FP/Tuna w/ cucumber slices on 1/Light Rye Wasa 16 oz

Alright…y’all know I advocate a real foods diet but sommmmmmetimes there is a need for convenience.  I do have a clean protein that I utilize OFTEN but then there are those pre-mixed “just add water” proteins like the AdvoCare meal replacement shakes for when you’re in a hurry (and you can actually just shake/mix in the car).  I find these work well for people who are on the road a lot and don’t like to make stops OR are trying to “do better” nutritionally so don’t wanna eat out much.  Sunday mornings are pretty much the only time I ever have one and actually haven’t had in so long I forgot there were some in the cabinet.

PROS:  I ❤ that they are balanced carbs to proteins.  These easily digestible proteins help to slow the absorption of the carbs.  They taste delicious!!  Holds 50% of your daily intake of calcium.  There’s only 220 calories, just 3g fats, NO trans fats and 18g net carbs (making it suitable for an E setting).  It is full of vitamins and minerals.

CONS:  First and foremost, Advo shakes have 12g SUGAR! (Sugar is in the form of crystalline fructose and then there’s added sucralose).  These shakes include a very long list of ingredients, including soy and maltodextrin (another form of “sugar” but particularly used as an additive) and over half of which I cannot pronounce.  Every time I drink one it sends me to the bathroom…almost immediately :/

I can go ahead and tell ya’ll, after what I have is gone, I will not be ordering any more of them.

 

 

**DISCLAIMER – The products and statements made about specific products on hotsparkmama have not been evaluated by the US FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent disease.  All information provided here unto is for informational purposes only based on known and/or personal experiences. It is not intended to substitute for advice from your healthcare provider.

The information and research stated here has been of my own accord through countless hours spent in training, nutritional classes, biblical health coaching and information gleaned from various books and other sources.  All research and information was gathered independently of Charity Baptist Church, AdvoCare and Essential Oils and is for informational purposes only.  I am NOT a Nutritionist, Dietitian or bible scholar, I am simply a MOM trying to teach my children to serve a mighty sovereign God, take care of their bodies NOW so they won’t have to worry later and that there are alternative options in doing so.  I am a certified FNS (Fitness Nutrition Specialist), Weight Loss Specialist, with a diploma in Personal Nutrition using essential oils while studying to become a Biblical Health Coach and receiving my diploma in Advanced Nutrition (whew, that was a mouthful) ❤ .

**I am an Independent Distributor of AdvoCare nutritional supplements and when purchasing through my website http://www.chellespark.com I will receive a commission.  I’d love to talk to you about how you can save 20-40% off retail prices 🙂   **I am an Independent Distributor of essential oils and when purchasing through my website I will receive a commission.  I’d love to be your guide through the journey of good health, let me tell you how to save 25% on all your essential oil purchases ❤

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Day 15 AdvoCare 24DC, leg cramps and swagbucks

Stand up, stand up for Jesus, ye soldiers of the cross;
Lift high His royal banner, it must not suffer loss.
From victory unto victory His army shall He lead,
Till every foe is vanquished, and Christ is Lord indeed.

Yes, yes, I know…the music is never-ending in my head 🙂

✟ Cast thy burden upon the LORD, and he shall sustain thee: he shall never suffer the righteous to be moved Psalms 55:22

Is there something in your life that just seems to heavy to carry??  A burden that daily seems to weigh you down?  Have you thought of sitting at Jesus feet and NOT moving until He blesses you like Jacob did?  Today can be the day feel lighter!  (hold up, there’s another song coming) Now let us have a little talk with Jesus,

Let us tell him all about our troubles,
He will hear our faintest cry
And He’ll answer by and by;
Now when you feel a little prayer wheel turnin’,
And you know a little fire is burnin’
You’ll find a little talk with Jesus makes it right. ❤

SO, the last two nights I have been awakened by some horrible leg cramps, I mean so bad I can  hardly move to get out of bed and stretch it out.  I’ve had a charley horse here or there over my lifetime but nothing like what I’ve been experiencing.  Therefore, my 4:20 am starts have been pushed to 5am starts which makes me feel like I’m behind all day long!    I realize I’m getting older and “these things happen” BUT, this is totally unacceptable HaHaHa

Before I started using essential oils I suffered with RLS for years (my husband used to say, “Oh, you got the jumpy leg again?”) but there was no pain linked to that, it was just an incredible urge to move.  There were times I’d have to stand behind the couch and sway my weight from leg to leg while watching a movie with him…how romantic right?

I know that sometimes certain medications will cause you to cramp up but y’all know I don’t even have tylenol in my house (nor will I ever again….did y’all watch The Truth About Vaccinations and how dangerous acetaminophen (<—well that don’t even look spelled right haha) can be to our children).  I know I’m drinking enough water so it’s not dehydration AND I take magnesium each night which should also HELP!

That made me google (actually I swagbucked it haha) what causes night time leg cramps and I came up with a whole heap of issues:

Structural disorders

  1. Peripheral artery disease
  2. Spinal stenosis

Metabolic problems

  1. Acute kidney failure
  2. Addison’s disease
  3. Anemia
  4. Chronic kidney disease
  5. Cirrhosis
  6. Hyperthyroidism
  7. Hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid)
  8. Type 1 diabetes
  9. Type 2 diabetes

Medications and procedures

  1. Blood pressure drugs
  2. Diuretics (water retention relievers)
  3. Oral contraceptives
  4. Cholesterol-lowering drugs (statins)
  5. Dialysis

Other conditions

  1. Dehydration
  2. Diarrhea (causing anal irritation)
  3. Muscle fatigue
  4. Nerve damage, as from cancer treatments
  5. Osteoarthritis
  6. Parkinson’s disease
  7. Pregnancy

(insert wide eyes here) NOTHING! None of the above reason pertain to me!

Then I read this…. “Most of the time, no apparent cause for night leg cramps can be identified. In general, night leg cramps are likely to be related to muscle fatigue and nerve problems.” Well there ain’t no reason in the world for ME to be having leg cramps so tonight it stops (simple as that right?)!

Today I will be mixing up some essential oils that I will apply BEFORE I go to bed and keep by my bedside in case we make this a third night of excruciating cramps!  Basil, Lemongrass and Marjoram will be added to a 10mL roller bottle (like the old lip gloss bottles we all had in the 70s) for ease of application.  **I also may add some Cypress as it’s great for circulation 😉

After adding a few drops of each oil to the roller bottle I will fill the bottle with a carrier oil (I use Fractionated Coconut Oil) as this allows to better & faster absorption (and booyah, it stretches out the life of my oils whoop whoop)

**I mentioned SWAGBUCKS.  If you’re unfamiliar this is a search engine where you earn points for everything you do!  The more you search the more you earn.  It doesn’t matter what website I wanna go to I start on SWAGBUCKS.  When you shop online, SWAGBUCKS gives you a percentage of what you spend back in points that go towards gift cards.  Everyone has heard of ebates and it’s the same concept (yes, I even start on SWAGBUCKS when I’m going to shop through ebates…work the system yo).  I have earned multiple…MULTIPLE gift cards to Kohls, Starbucks and Amazon (they offer a large list to choose from, those are just my favorite/most used) and sometimes they even offer these cards “on sale”.  Say a $25 card costs 2500 points…but a particular time frame or certain month you can get that card for 2200 points.  They almost always have some type of special (like right now is Mother’s Day Special, “earn double cash back and more”) If you wanna give SWAGBUCKS a try use my referral link and for every 50 SB (swagbucks) you earn, I’ll earn 5!  Then when you offer your referral to others and they sign up you’ll earn 10% in your SWAGBUCKS account too….for LIFE! #ilovefreebies

(I just went to my account to see what all i’ve earned…. I have had 3 $25 SBX, 4 $25 Amazon and 1 $25 Kohls…and all that is just from SEARCHING and a little online shopping, you can also earn by taking surveys and watching videos but ain’t nobody got time for that! HaHa)

What I ate today:
Spark/Catalyst/Thermo/MNS 16 oz
E/2 Blueberry chia vanilla breakfast cookie (w/2 MNS) 16 oz
S/2 eggs (in oil) and half avocado 16 oz
(Catalyst/3, Slim&Sassy, 16 oz)
(Before MNS/2 oz)
S/7 Superfood salad mix w/ added romaine, half boiled egg, seeds and 1/Colemans uncured beef hotdog (weenie)  14 oz
(Spark, Catalyst/3, S&S, 16 oz)
S/Coconut chips (Mmmmm 😛 ) w/ cashew & chia
S/6 oz steak, steamed broccoli and mashed potatoes
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Breakfast cookies can be found here (I used oat flour as my GF flour, rice milk for coconut (didn’t realize I’m out of almond) and honey in place of maple syrup….bc y’all know how I feel about honey).  Don’t worry by my calculations the 2 Tbsp of coconut oil and chia in this recipe divided by the 12 cookies is still less than 5g fat keeping you at E fuel 😉   *DH and I enjoyed the cookies and the little ate one but only after I added Enjoy Life Chocolate Chips…truly I did mean to add some to half of the batter for her and just forgot.  Otherwise I’ll need to add a lil’ more sweetener next time (y)

This is the collagen I use —->
collagen

TODAY…I struggled. I felt hungry!  I “wanted” something…I wanted to just sit and drink my Spark ALL DAY!  It hit me around lunch time I HAVE THE TOOLS!  I’m eating plenty!  I’m eating healthy fats which satiate me.  I’m drinking lots of water but 30 minutes after eating I’m looking at the clock waiting for my next meal.  But why should I spend the next 8-10 hours counting down?  I finally took Catalyst/3 and had that ah-ha moment…I have the Metabolic blend which will help to “curb” my appetite.  Now listen, I ain’t gonna lie, y’all know I’m not one to “suppress”,

I think we should eat!  But in times like these…well, this is where we should!  These softgels are simply for convenience, I mean to be quite honest, I should’ve just added the actual essential oil into a veggie cap but I’m BUSY and remembered I did have a new bottle so voila 😉

As you may have realized from what I’m eating…I’m down to the bare minimum as I haven’t been to Costco since returning from my little 3 days getaway during Easter break.  Kids have had NO (gluten-free) bread, I used my last bit of organic beef and noodles for spaghetti, there’s no almond milk (because I’m out of raw almonds) and I’m down to use TS son’s rice milk, NO cucumbers, broccoli, asaparagus…I mean who eats a weenie with salad?  😀

WHOA—that’s a lotta S’s, I may have to throw in a THM mini fuel cycle if I keep that up!

We RARELY EVER have red meat and here I’ve had it three days in a row!!  I have GOT to go to the grocery store!

 

 

**DISCLAIMER – The products and statements made about specific products on hotsparkmama have not been evaluated by the US FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent disease.  All information provided here unto is for informational purposes only based on known and/or personal experiences. It is not intended to substitute for advice from your healthcare provider.

The information and research stated here has been of my own accord through countless hours spent in training, nutritional classes, biblical health coaching and information gleaned from various books and other sources.  All research and information was gathered independently of Charity Baptist Church, AdvoCare and Essential Oils and is for informational purposes only.  I am NOT a Nutritionist, Dietitian or bible scholar, I am simply a MOM trying to teach my children to serve a mighty sovereign God, take care of their bodies NOW so they won’t have to worry later and that there are alternative options in doing so.  I am a certified FNS (Fitness Nutrition Specialist), Weight Loss Specialist, with a diploma in Personal Nutrition using essential oils while studying to become a Biblical Health Coach and receiving my diploma in Advanced Nutrition (whew, that was a mouthful) ❤ .

**I am an Independent Distributor of AdvoCare nutritional supplements and when purchasing through my website I will receive a commission.  I’d love to talk to you about how you can save 20-40% off retail prices 🙂   **I am an Independent Distributor of essential oils and when purchasing through my website I will receive a commission.  I’d love to be your guide through the journey of good health, let me tell you how to save 25% on all your essential oil purchases ❤

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Day 14 AdvoCare 24DC and getting back on the wagon tips

Listen up!!!!
I DO NOT FREAK OUT ABOUT MY DIET!!!  Sometimes I am on plan, sometimes I am wayyy off!  If your diet becomes an obsession then you need to sit down with your bible and take a breather.  Ask God for help!  I used to go into panic mode every time I ate “sugar” (especially) and I would think “well, now I’ve done it, I might as well give up!” NO NO NO!!!  If you eat something you know you shouldn’t, pick yourself up (because you’ll feel like poop and wanna lay down), dust yourself off and jump back on track (y)  If you enjoyed what you had or you were with good company then it was worth it 🙂  But do not let this be a deterrent in your entire day.  Good health is a journey that never ends.  I believe in living each day to the fullest because we are not promised tomorrow.  More important than how you eat is how you love…never let the I love you’s go unsaid ❤

✟ And now abideth faith, hope, charity/love, these three; but the greatest of these is charity/love 1 Corin 13:13

Ironic how God works sometimes… after writing the above I read the below…

“Every time you misstep on your healthy journey, you have two choices: to keep walking backwards, which will surely take you even further away from your goals; or to accept your lack of perfection as normal and forgivable, and take not one, but two positive steps down the path that brings your closer to the future you want.

If you’re reading this, you might have been walking backwards for a while. But instead of waiting for the next day, week, month or even year to overhaul your habits, start TODAY. And start small. You can’t go from the recliner to running or from burgers to Brussels sprouts in an afternoon. But you can do one, two or even a handful of small things that will help you regain your momentum for healthy living.

When you feel like getting back on track is overwhelming, try one (or more) of these small steps each day.

  1. Try a short workout. Even five minutes is better than nothing.
  2. Try a new recipe. Cooking healthy foods can be fun and it never has to be bland.
  3. Eat a healthy breakfast. Your morning meal sets the stage for the rest of your day, so start if off right!
  4. Drink your water. Try to aim for 8 cups each day and you’ll feel the difference!
  5. Look for motivation.  Seeing how others overcome similar struggles and obstacles can be a great source of motivation.
  6. Track your food. No matter how it adds up, you’ll learn from it.”

What I ate today:
Spark/Catalyst/Thermo/MNS 16 oz
S/Almond butter waffle (2 w/MNS) 16 oz
FP/Cottage berry whip (p379) 16 oz
(Before MNS w/ 4 oz)
S/PB protein shake
Spark & Catalyst/3 (16 oz)
S/Cake in a mug (p379) (12 oz)
E/Spaghetti organic beef) w/ brown rice noodles (8 oz)
E/Banana w/ PB and drizzle of (FP) handy dandy chocolate sauce (4 oz)
(Magnesium 4 oz)

**I’m not a purist yo 😉

You can find the waffle recipe here (I added Enjoy Life chocolate chips and my TS son ate it all up topped w/ whip cream, whereas the little for whatever reason will NOT eat a waffle and these do not cook up well as a pancake) :/
AB waffles

Cottage Berry Whip——>Berry whip

Because I made peanut butter (oat flour and almond flour again) for my daughter today, I always utilize the leftover/residue in the Vitamix for either a shake or pudding.  Since it was lunch time I opted for a protein shake (due to the fact that I cannot run water in my kitchen sink actually cooking is getting hard!).  There was possible 2 Tbsp of peanut butter in the mixer to which I add ½ c almond milk, ½-¾ c water, 1 tsp chia, 1 tsp vanilla, 1 Tbsp cacoa and approx 1-1 ½ c ice 😛
PB

 

**DISCLAIMER – The products and statements made about specific products on hotsparkmama have not been evaluated by the US FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent disease.  All information provided here unto is for informational purposes only based on known and/or personal experiences. It is not intended to substitute for advice from your healthcare provider.

The information and research stated here has been of my own accord through countless hours spent in training, nutritional classes, biblical health coaching and information gleaned from various books and other sources.  All research and information was gathered independently of Charity Baptist Church, AdvoCare and Essential Oils and is for informational purposes only.  I am NOT a Nutritionist, Dietitian or bible scholar, I am simply a MOM trying to teach my children to serve a mighty sovereign God, take care of their bodies NOW so they won’t have to worry later and that there are alternative options in doing so.  I am a certified FNS (Fitness Nutrition Specialist), Weight Loss Specialist, with a diploma in Personal Nutrition using essential oils while studying to become a Biblical Health Coach and receiving my diploma in Advanced Nutrition (whew, that was a mouthful) ❤ .

**I am an Independent Distributor of AdvoCare nutritional supplements and when purchasing through my website I will receive a commission.  I’d love to talk to you about how you can save 20-40% off retail prices 🙂   **I am an Independent Distributor of essential oils and when purchasing through my website I will receive a commission.  I’d love to be your guide through the journey of good health, let me tell you how to save 25% on all your essential oil purchases ❤

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Day #13 AdvoCare 24DC and exercise

Oh yes, I’m feelin’ mighty fine, I’ve got heaven on my mind…
IDK what it is but I have felt so good today!!!  Started w/ spark, MNS and companion regimen as usual, just a normal day but there’s just something about Sunday’s and getting to spend time worshiping Jesus w/ my church family that just makes my cup so full ❤

O death, where is thy sting? O grave, where is thy victory? I Corinthians 15:55
Death has the power to end life. Death has the power to separate. Death has the power to discourage and defeat us. But, we know the truth; Jesus lives! Because he lives, we know we can live with him. We believe that his victory over death is our victory. So like Jesus, we mock death and its power to destroy us. Jesus has destroyed death and brought immortality to life… in us through the Gospel.
Father, I admit that the death of those I love still hurts me. I thank you, however, that death doesn’t separate me for long from the ones I love who love you. In Jesus’ name, I pray. Amen.

Ya know, i don’t talk a lot about working out (since my Zumba instructor left me high and dry I just don’t get excited about working out anymore) but that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t be doing.  I do believe that what we put INTO our bodies goes a lot further for our weight issues than working out but working out IS important for many reasons!  A regular fitness routine has been shown to do everything from cut cancer and stroke risk to build stronger muscles and bones to encourage better brain health and digestion. Hello…WHO doesn’t need all that?

I hear people (like my mother) say I’m too old…. older people who exercise more have significantly less cognitive impairment than those who did not spend any time working out. Working out is so good for your brain because it increases the blood being pumped to the brain and encourages higher levels of healthy chemicals called brain-derived nerve growth factors

As we enter our 40s & 50s our muscle mass starts to decline :/  We NEED to maintain muscle mass (the more muscle we have the faster we burn fat & calories!) because it is essential for strength and balance.

And here’s a real kicker… EMOTIONS!  Need I say more?  Yes, ok… stress can be caused by elevated levels of cortisol, adrenaline and norepinephrine, exercise can lower these hormones while raising serotonin.  Serotonin is our “happy hormone” which will help reduce stress.  See how that works?  Henceforth, exercise can help keep stress and depression at bay.
crossfit workout<<— yep that’s me LOL~

What I ate today:
Day #13
Spark/Catalyst/Thermo/MNS 16 oz
FP/Coconut Protein Drink (MNS/2)
16 oz
S/Almonds
(Before lunch MNS) 4 oz
E/4 oz filet, steamed broccoli and sweet potato w/ cinnamon 😛 (20 oz)
Spark & catalyst/3 (16 oz)
FP/Grilled chicken salad (16 oz)

**I keep forgetting to mention that I do take magnesium every night before bed

Today I prepped for the week by making some oat flour, almond flour, almond butter and started mixing up an all-purpose gluten free flour…. but THIS time when I reached under the cabinet to get my soap for washing the Vitamix something wet dripped on my foot; here’s where it gets fun :/ I realized the whole flooring was a “pool” and everything under the sink was wet.  Meaning all the “box” products had to be thrown away!  But hey, at least I got my cabinet cleaned out right (gotta find that silver lining)

 

 

**DISCLAIMER – The products and statements made about specific products on hotsparkmama have not been evaluated by the US FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent disease.  All information provided here unto is for informational purposes only based on known and/or personal experiences. It is not intended to substitute for advice from your healthcare provider.

The information and research stated here has been of my own accord through countless hours spent in training, nutritional classes, biblical health coaching and information gleaned from various books and other sources.  All research and information was gathered independently of Charity Baptist Church, AdvoCare and Essential Oils and is for informational purposes only.  I am NOT a Nutritionist, Dietitian or bible scholar, I am simply a MOM trying to teach my children to serve a mighty sovereign God, take care of their bodies NOW so they won’t have to worry later and that there are alternative options in doing so.  I am a certified FNS (Fitness Nutrition Specialist), Weight Loss Specialist, with a diploma in Personal Nutrition using essential oils while studying to become a Biblical Health Coach and receiving my diploma in Advanced Nutrition (whew, that was a mouthful) ❤ .

**I am an Independent Distributor of AdvoCare nutritional supplements and when purchasing through my website http://www.chellespark.com I will receive a commission.  I’d love to talk to you about how you can save 20-40% off retail prices 🙂   **I am an Independent Distributor of essential oils and when purchasing through my website I will receive a commission.  I’d love to be your guide through the journey of good health, let me tell you how to save 25% on all your essential oil purchases ❤

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Day #12 AdvoCare 24DC and companion products

I ain’t gonna lie ya’ll, I woke up feeling kinda yucky today!  Sluggish, drained and just plum draggy!

Once I consumed my spark and ThermoPlus I could feel “boost” kick-in…which got me to thinking, maybe you don’t know about the companion products (though if you’ve been with me long I don’t know how that possible) 😉

CATALYST – an amino acids supplement

“Provides a blend of branched-chain amino acids and L-glutamine to fuel your body with muscle-building components when combined with exercise and a healthy diet.*

Catalyst provides a blend of blend of branched chain amino acids, along with L-glutamine & L-arginine, to fuel your body with muscle-building components.* Catalyst helps repair and protect muscle, and provides amino acids needed to maintain and promote lean body mass, endurance and strength.* Catalyst helps retain muscle when used in combination with a healthy diet, exercise, and other AdvoCare products such as Meal Replacement Shakes or Muscle Gain™.”

The L-glutamine, I find helps to curb cravings and as of late have discovered will help to alleviate a headache (whoop whoop)

THERMOPLUS – a thermogenic which supports body’s ability to convert fat into energy, boosts metabolism and helps with appetite control.

“Contains key botanical extracts to help support efficient metabolism and manage appetite.*

ThermoPlus is an innovative product for supporting weight-loss goals that contains key botanical extracts, such as sage, niacinamide, oolong tea and guarana extracts, to help maintain efficient metabolism and suppress appetite.* The ingredients in ThermoPlus provide enhanced support for the body’s ability to convert fat into energy and promote a healthy metabolism when used in conjunction with a healthy diet and exercise.*”

What I ate today:
Spark/Catalyst/Thermo/MNS 16 oz
16 oz
CO/GF pancakes (16 oz)
12 oz
FP/7 Superfood salad w/ grilled chicken (squirt of lemon juice) 16 oz
E/Boiled egg  white & few grapes 16 oz
Spark/Catalyst (16 oz)
S/Chicken, green beans, stewed potatoes and half (cathead) biscuit :/ (18 oz)

Find the pancake recipe here.  I didn’t do all the “counts” but considered it to be a crossover because it has oats and whole eggs.  I never found time to calculate the fats/carbs when divided by 10 to see if it actually fit into one particular fuel.  IF you do, please let me know (y)  Crossovers (adding fats and carbs to the same meal) are not BAD for you but they are not conducive for weight loss.

IDK what it is about my husband and this recent fascination with “family style” restaurant service (and it seems he just started it the week before I made the decision it’s time to go back to our clean eating lifestyle) but he invited his brother’s family to go out and what does he want… AND let me just add that at this particular restaurant, every Saturday they serve the SAME MENU!  When you’re spending $18/per you kinda feel like ya gotta get your monies worth 😦  and as much as I ate (mostly meat/chicken and green beans) I DID NOT!

 

**DISCLAIMER – The products and statements made about specific products on hotsparkmama have not been evaluated by the US FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent disease.  All information provided here unto is for informational purposes only based on known and/or personal experiences. It is not intended to substitute for advice from your healthcare provider.

The information and research stated here has been of my own accord through countless hours spent in training, nutritional classes, biblical health coaching and information gleaned from various books and other sources.  All research and information was gathered independently of Charity Baptist Church, AdvoCare and Essential Oils and is for informational purposes only.  I am NOT a Nutritionist, Dietitian or bible scholar, I am simply a MOM trying to teach my children to serve a mighty sovereign God, take care of their bodies NOW so they won’t have to worry later and that there are alternative options in doing so.  I am a certified FNS (Fitness Nutrition Specialist), Weight Loss Specialist, with a diploma in Personal Nutrition using essential oils while studying to become a Biblical Health Coach and receiving my diploma in Advanced Nutrition (whew, that was a mouthful) ❤ .

**I am an Independent Distributor of AdvoCare nutritional supplements and when purchasing through my website http://www.chellespark.com I will receive a commission.  I’d love to talk to you about how you can save 20-40% off retail prices 🙂   **I am an Independent Distributor of essential oils and when purchasing through my website I will receive a commission.  I’d love to be your guide through the journey of good health, let me tell you how to save 25% on all your essential oil purchases ❤

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Day #11 AdvoCare 24DC & cookie recipe

Where’d she go..go..go..go..goooooo?
Welp, she was up there in them hills a few days and there was all that catching up to do!

Humble yourselves in the sight of the Lord, and he shall lift you up. James 4:10

Well…… here I am!  Coming humbly before you with my failures and my faults.  What kinda dumb dumb am I planning a cleanse when I’m going out of town?  Oh, I thought “I’m strong, I’m motivated, this is easy!”  Ummm… what was that about NO SUGAR!!! I did carry snacks and plenty of water everywhere we went and I stayed on track for breakfast every day (except the day we had Paula Deen’s fruit dip and “sweet piggies in a blanket”) :/ but then it pretty much went downhill from there HaHa  Seriously, I didn’t have a lot of sugar but I did have it each day… and the dairy? Well, I didn’t have icecream but I had this delicious grilled chicken with avocado, bacon, lettuce & tomato that I didn’t even realize had swiss until I was almost done!  I failed! Not miserably (because I truly enjoyed every minute) but I admit defeat.  But ya know what, GOD NEVER FAILS!  His love for us was the same when we were lost and throwing our lives away 🙂  He forgives us when we ask and loves through the hills and the valleys ❤
love hat

I normally don’t check weight until Day #11 but because I was going out of town I wanted to know how well (or not) I was doing in order to determine how much it changed while out of town.  Easter morning (the day we left) I got up to find I’d lost 3 pounds (day #5), I didn’t have time to measure.  At my return (checked am on day #10) I had gained 2 lbs BUT ya wanna hear something funny?? I’d swear to you that 2 lbs was muscle!  We walked 6-9 miles, up and down hill every day (I always wall sit while brushing my teeth)  and my leg muscles feel every bit of it.  I don’t FEEL the 2 lbs (as strange as it sounds; I know because I used to laugh at people when they said it, I can FEEL when I gain/lose…).

Day #11

It’s time to change things up a little and add in the MNS! Helloooooo metabolism boost = energy!

Spark/Catalyst/Thermo/MNS 16 oz
S/2 eggs w/ tenderloin 16 oz (2/meal MNS/2)
16 oz
E/Cabbage & quinoa w/ grilled chicken 16 oz
16 oz
S/Almonds 16 oz
Spark (16 oz) & Catalyst/3
S/Chocolate chip cookie (12 oz)
16 oz
E/Cabbage & quinoa leftovers 16 oz

The S-cookies recipe can be found here  🙂

For dinner I spent an hour and a half prepping for a homemade pizza!  I was super excited…cutting up fontina and mozzarella cheese, smushing tomatoes for sauce, chopping onions and spinach, even cutting pits out of olives for my husband… but THE DOUGH?!?!  I DON’T KNOW WHAT HAPPENED!  I may have had too much oil on the parchment paper and it got mixed in with the dough but it wouldn’t flattened and the more I tried the worse it got, so I decided to ball it up and start over…then it got “hard” and when i tried to stretch it, it tore :/

It takes a little longer to get in the swing of things w/ the MNS because of the “30 minute before meal” pack.  IF you should happen to forget the “before lunch” you can take it before anything (snack or dinner) (y) you just don’t wanna leave it on an empty stomach.

I take the MNS-3 for overall health and weight management, it’s a couple $$ more expensive than the MNS-E or MNS-C but I don’t feel I need that extra E-Energy or C-Control.  If you’re completely unfamiliar w/ the MNS it’s a comprehensive multinutrient dietary supplement system that focuses on energy, wellness and appetite control.

“MNS® 3 is AdvoCare’s most comprehensive metabolic nutrition system. Not only will you benefit from appetite control and enhanced energy, you will also receive the best core nutrition with Coreplex®, CardioQ, Calcium Plus and OmegaPlex®.* lt’s a fantastic alternative for anyone looking for a lower-caffeine MNS® system in comparison to MNS® C or E.* For energy, appetite control and overall outstanding core nutrition and wellness, MNS® 3 is your answer.”

All day I’ve been singing a Dolly song (Why’d ya come in here looking like that w/ your cowboy boots and painted on jeans?  All dressed up like a cowgirl’s dream.  Why’d ya come in here looking like that?) HaHa but now there’s that “second verse, same as the first” (remember that from GHOST? lol).  I feel like I’m “stuck” here…like I’m starting over AGAIN, ON DAY 12! Pray for me y’all, I ain’t gonna lie, closer I get to 50 the more I realize it’s getting a little harder to drop than the first time :/  But that’s OK!  Weight is just a number, as long as I’m HEALTHY, I’m happy 🙂

Regardless of whether you are FOR OR AGAINST vaccinations this documentary is a must see!  Click here for access—–> The Truth About Vaccinations  THIS IS A REPLAY FOR THIS WEEKEND ONLY!

 

 

**DISCLAIMER – The products and statements made about specific products on hotsparkmama have not been evaluated by the US FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent disease.  All information provided here unto is for informational purposes only based on known and/or personal experiences. It is not intended to substitute for advice from your healthcare provider.

The information and research stated here has been of my own accord through countless hours spent in training, nutritional classes, biblical health coaching and information gleaned from various books and other sources.  All research and information was gathered independently of Charity Baptist Church, AdvoCare and Essential Oils and is for informational purposes only.  I am NOT a Nutritionist, Dietitian or bible scholar, I am simply a MOM trying to teach my children to serve a mighty sovereign God, take care of their bodies NOW so they won’t have to worry later and that there are alternative options in doing so.  I am a certified FNS (Fitness Nutrition Specialist), Weight Loss Specialist, with a diploma in Personal Nutrition using essential oils while studying to become a Biblical Health Coach and receiving my diploma in Advanced Nutrition (whew, that was a mouthful) ❤ .

**I am an Independent Distributor of AdvoCare nutritional supplements and when purchasing through my website http://www.chellespark.com I will receive a commission.  I’d love to talk to you about how you can save 20-40% off retail prices 🙂   **I am an Independent Distributor of essential oils and when purchasing through my website I will receive a commission.  I’d love to be your guide through the journey of good health, let me tell you how to save 25% on all your essential oil purchases ❤

 

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Day 11 ALL IN 24DC & THM

Day 11 / January 22 (FP)

Check-in day!!!  Weigh yourself upon rising (but go pee first haha) and take your measurements 🙂  Though our cleanse has not been about weight loss but removing toxins it often has the pleasant side effect of removing inches!  If you check your weight this morning and you’re not down, don’t worry because this next step, the max or burn phase is where you’re going to kick it into high gear and start to gain your momentum in losing (woohoo).  I’d love to hear your results (y)

Upon awaking this morning things were somewhat different with the routine than the past 10 days.  Most people still wake up and mix water with their packet/scoop of Spark (I however like to start my day with lukewarm water and juice of a small lemon, this works just as well as the caffeine kick; I’m not much on caffeine in the first place but the Spark offers much needed vitamins and minerals I wasn’t otherwise getting during the cleanse plus I prefer to have a Spark in the afternoons) (y)

With your morning Spark you will take your 1st packet on the MNS sleeve, marked “30 minutes before breakfast” and if you’re using Catalyst/3 and ThermoPlus/1 you’ll take these now.

BREAKFAST –  **MRS (aka meal replacement shake) or THM/FP Sweet Dreams Cookie Oat Bowl (Pg 249 Cookbook) WITH the 2/White MNS packs

SNACK –  Tapioca chia puddin shake 😀  **See note

30 mins before lunch take the last/yellow MNS packet

LUNCH –  Cheesy Dream Soup (Pg 119 Cookbook) w/o parm and added spinach

30 minutes before snack I did go for Catalyst and ½ scoop Spark

SNACK – Choco Chip Baby Frap (imagine the most excited face EVER!) (Pg 421 Cookbook)

DINNER – Tuna and cucumbers

SNACK – Sweet dreams cookie oat bowl (½)

LATE SNACK – >1c Chilis Southwestern Chicken Soup

**Meal Replacement Shake – I call this MRS for short! You can drink this for whichever meal you choose but I always find it best for breakfast because I’m always in a hurry.  Due to the fact that I am following a THM Fuel Cycle the shakes are unapproved for this FP day :/

**My schedule snack today was Tapioca chia pudding which ya’ll know I could literally eat EVERYday!  When I retrieved it from the fridge it was kinda “runny” and though it would’ve tasted delish anyway it would’ve been much harder to eat w/ a spoon….SO I poured it in the handy dandy Vitamix with 6 cubes of ice and a scoop of protein (I use Dr Axe Healing Protein, even though it’s whey, for my son, but because it only has 1.4g fat/2g carbs/0 sugar) to boost the sustainability power of my pudding and turn it into a shake and Mmm Mmm Mmm…..I think I’m in love!

The cheesy dream soup today did include collagen but I don’t use the THM Integral just what I have on hand and you do not HAVE to add glucci (I only added ½ tsp) it just won’t be as “thick/creamy”.  You DO need the nutritional yeast, especially if leaving the parm out because that’s what makes it “cheesy”.  The recipe did not call for spinach but I gotta throw in veggies everywhere possible as I do not feel I get the recommended 5 servings a day if I’m not have a regular smoothie

Tonight we had an away game (not as far as some but still an hour) which means I had to pack stuff to carry with me…ok so what’s the big deal? I forgot until it was time to GO!!! Threw together a Choco Chip Baby Frap and let me just pause here to say I AM SO FLIPPIN’ IN LOVE!!!  I may never have another “snack” again that isn’t this——>

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Grabbed the sweet dreams oat bowl my son didn’t eat this morning (even though his had real (homemade/natural) peanut butter rather than peanut flour) and cut up some cucumbers real quick to go w/ 4oz of tuna (wipe hands together in accomplishment), dinner and snack lickity split (y)

I made some Wonder Wraps (Pg 205 Cookbook) and those darn things did NOT mix smoothly so I’m curious as to how they’re going to be in my Light and Luscious Enchilada Casserole tomorrow :/

NOW, let me tell you about ThermoPlus, “he” will be your best friend lol  I contribute these lil’ babies to reviving my once dead metabolism.  I’m not kidding when I first started taking this I knew when they kicked in, it was almost like I had a mini hot-flash lol (but in a good way).  ThermoPlus supports the body’s ability to convert fat into energy.  When I added Thermo into my regimen (3 yrs ago) it was suggested that I take up to 3 a day, 30 minutes before a meal.  Well dumb me STARTED at 3 and I felt like a dawg!  So I backed off and took 1 before breakfast, then added 1 before lunch, within two weeks I was taking 2 before breakfast and have stuck to that because it seems to work well for me.  Do you know that I have JUST recently looked at the bottle to see the recommended dosage is ONE daily!  This just goes to show you should never take someone else’s “word for it”!  I preach often how EDUCATION is key and here I went totally against everything I believe in and neglected to read it simply because I trusted the person who got me started and took her word for it.  Read your labels people!  *I am now back down to just taking ONE 🙂

Total water consumption 120 oz

 

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AdvoCare Max Phase (Group) / Day 13

May 23nd / Day 13

Upon waking drink SPARK! with 2st MNS pack (optional Catalyst/3 and ThermoPlus/1)
Within 30 mins EAT with 2/MNS packs

BREAKFAST:  MRS (I use unswt almond milk w/ cpl frozen strawberries) & MNS/2
SNACK: Greek yogurt w/ honey and topped w/ granola (my sweet lil’ princess brought me “breakfast” in bed this morning because she thought I was feeling bad—NO SCHOOL so I was taking advantage of the quiet and just LAYING, she’s NOT used to seeing THAT!)
**30 minutes BEFORE LUNCH you need to take your last MNS pack

LUNCH: Left-over Cashew Chicken
SNACK:  Ants on a log (celery w/ PB & raisins/cranberries)
DINNER:  Almond Coconut Crusted Salmon

 After my surprise breakfast in bed this morning lil’ bit offered to go for a walk w/ me.  It was SO SWEET!!  We first started and she was running but the time we rounded the first curve she was tugging on me slowing me down haha so then we just held hands walking and she said, “It’s just about being together!” I ALMOST CRIED!  We were going to the strawberry patch today but it was CLOSED 😦 so I spent the morning taking “classes” while she watched “The Ten Commandments”.  Which brings me to share this idea!  My lil’ princess has the desire that God will use her as a missionary some day…she’s off to a great start, she witnesses to strangers at the park, she prays fervently and she wants to give away every dime she has.  She’s recently burdened over children and NOW she wants to start sending all her money to the Phillipines to help Brother Sonny Dix and his wife with their “Lamb’s Center” orphanage.  Now, the thing is she has pennies and that’s always a great start but I had the idea to start her a FB page called “Hannah’s Mission” like a yard sale page and she wants to start selling her things to raise money 🙂  I am beyond thrilled over this idea it’s just a manner of how to implement the idea.  I have an eBay store for which I will be donating a % of every sell to her fund.  I’m super excited and ask that you pray w/ me to help her this child SEE how God can move!

ALMOND COCONUT CRUSTED SALMON:
This was fabulous! Sweet yet salty! I woke up thinking about coconut crusted shrimp for dinner, but I did not have any nor did I feel like going to the store just for shrimp. I prefer to do things with what I already have. That way my food or money is not wasted. Plus, anything is good with coconut!!  (You need to adjust the ingredients to suit your needs, this recipe is just for single serve)
1 salmon fillet
2 tbs unsweetened shredded coconut
2 tbs almond flour/meal
Salt & pepper, to taste
Salt-Free Seasoning, to taste

Pre-heat oven to 375 degrees. In a Ziploc bag, combine all ingredients. Add your salmon and shake to coat. Place the fillet onto a greased dish. Spread any leftover mix onto the top of the fillet. Bake for 15 minutes. Once done, set the broiler to low and broil for 3-5ish minutes. You just want to crisp the top of your salmon. Be sure to watch to avoid burning!

That’s it! I served mine with roasted red pepper hummus overtop a bed of baby spinach and stir-fried squash, zucchini, and carrots!

***I am an independent distributor for AdvoCare so if you’re looking for what to do AFTER the 24 Day Challenge go to http://www.chellespark.com for ordering details 🙂  I ain’t gonna lie, if you contact me first, it’ll be much easier to determine which route best suits your needs ❤

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