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8 02, 2015


2018-12-07T15:05:43-06:00February 8th, 2015|

WEEK 5- Friends TipS “Two are better than one, because they have a good return for their  labor.”   Ecclesiastes 4:9.   ¨  Surround yourself with healthy people. ¨ Meet a friend for workouts for accountability. Pick someone with similar schedules and interests for longer term success. ¨ Meet a friend to shop together for healthy foods. Try [...]

1 02, 2015


2015-01-28T23:12:57-06:00February 1st, 2015|

WEEK 4—FOCUS TIPS **Every time you have a thought, your brain releases chemicals that make you feel good or bad.  Positive thoughts can immediately relax and soothe your body.  Negative thoughts put your body in a stressful state.  A cornerstone to the Daniel Plan is to reign over your moment-by-moment thoughts, so that with God’s [...]

26 01, 2015

Week 3 Tips- Fitness

2018-12-07T15:05:43-06:00January 26th, 2015|

WEEK 3—FITNESS TIPS ¨ Stand when doing desk work- every hour stand for several minutes and remind yourself to stand for God in all you do. ¨ When planning your week, write exercise into your calendar – prioritize it! ¨ Meet up with a friend regularly to exercise – accountability helps.  Plus it is more fun! ¨ Apps on [...]

18 01, 2015

Week 2 Tips – Food

2018-12-07T15:05:43-06:00January 18th, 2015|

WEEK 2: Food Tips ¨ Switch out vegetable, soybean or canola oil for extra virgin olive oil, coconut oil or rapeseed/sesame oils. ¨ Try to eliminate trans-fat.  Look for “partially hydrogenated…” in the ingredients. ¨ Buy fresh vegetables and hummus, guacamole or salsa, and come home and cut the veggies right away, so they are ready to eat [...]

15 01, 2015

Whole Wheat Pumpkin Muffins

2015-01-15T18:53:46-06:00January 15th, 2015|

Whole Wheat Pumpkin Muffins (100 Days of Real Food) Makes 12 muffins 1 ½ c. white 100% whole wheat flour 1 T. pumpkin pie spice 1 t. baking soda ¼ t. baking powder ½ t. salt 2 eggs ½ c. honey 1/3 c. melted butter 1 c. pumpkin puree   Preheat the oven to 350.  [...]

15 01, 2015

Tangy Bean Salad with Carrots and Green Onions

2018-12-07T15:05:43-06:00January 15th, 2015|

Tangy Bean Salad with Carrots and Green Onions From: Whole Foods Serves 4 Ingredients: 3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar or rice vinegar 1 tablespoon low-sodium tamari 1 teaspoon mustard, preferably German 1 tablespoon sesame tahini 3 tablespoons water 2 1/2 cups cooked and drained no-salt-added garbanzo or cannellini beans 1/2 cup thinly sliced green onions [...]

12 01, 2015

Bacon, Shrimp and Corn Quinoa

2015-01-12T15:50:17-06:00January 12th, 2015|

Bacon, Shrimp and Corn Quinoa From “Healthnut Foodie” Makes 3 generous portions   ½ lb. medium shrimp, peeled and deveined 3 slices nitrate-free bacon 1 c. quinoa, uncooked 1 c. corn, fresh or frozen 1 red bell pepper, chopped 1 lime, zest and juice 5-6 chives for garnish 2 ½ c. chicken broth   Seasonings: [...]

12 01, 2015

Marinated Flank Steak

2015-01-12T15:48:07-06:00January 12th, 2015|

Marinated Flank Steak (South Beach Diet Cookbook)   1 small red onion, quartered 1/3 c. balsamic vinegar ¼ c. capers, drained 2 T. chopped fresh oregano 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 ½ lbs. flank steak ¼ t. salt ¼ t. fresh ground pepper   Sliver ¼ of the onion and set aside.  Chop the rest [...]

8 01, 2015

First Healthy Tip

2015-01-12T15:48:46-06:00January 8th, 2015|

WEEK 1: Faith Tips Changing eating or exercise habits may seem like an unreachable goal, and it may be… without God’s help.  We need to plug into God’s power, which is freely given to us. ¨ Start by admitting we can’t do it on our own, and we need God. ¨ Choose to depend on God’s Holy [...]

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