Banana Blender Bread

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I am a Banana lover! Anything with Banana sign me up. Since starting my health journey I have tried many many banana recipes and this one is my favorite.
It is quick, no real clean up and tastes great. If you follow me I am not great about writing a ton on my blog I am more short and sweet and to the point.
So here it is…. no need to read anymore.

Ingredients

  • 1 Cup Almond Flour
  • 2 medium bananas
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tbsp. coconut oil (solid)
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • ¼ tsp. sea salt 

Extras
Add whatever extras you want… I added dairy free dark chocolate chips to one and organic dried cranberries in the other

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 375°
  2. Mix all ingredients in order in a blender and pour into a 3½ x 5" baking dish lined with parchment paper (makes clean up a breeze)
  3. Bake for 45 min. or until tooth pick comes out clean

Fall into Fitness

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Hello Autumn…since it’s the first day of Fall I thought it would be great to put together a FALL Back into Fitness Accountability group. It wil begin on October 5th and bring us right up until Halloween.

EEEEKKKK CANDY in the house!

I will help with easy dinner ideas, fitness tips for us busy moms to stay on track and accountability as the holiday season approaches.
Think about it! Not gaining weight this year during the season where the average weight gain is 8-10 pounds.
I can help you maintain your weight or even LOSE weight and still enjoy the season of pumpkin, apples, turkey and sweet potatoes.

Together is better!

Contact me for more information.
21 Day Fix Program Info.
‪#‎fallintofitness ‪#‎donothidebehindbigbaggysweaters ‪#‎helloautumn

What will get you results?

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What will get you results in September?

Beachbody’s HEALTH BET

OMG can you see the excitement on my face? I am setting up a Health Bet
beginning on September 5th

What does that mean? YOU CAN WIN MONEY!!! By getting FIT!!!

How can you join?
If you aren’t drinking Shakeology get on the bus!!! Not just for this but for many life changing reasons!
You need to commit to a program and I will send you a special link to a FREE Beachbody app. I will not be using Facebook for this next group.
All you will need to do is participate and the $1,000,000 pot will be split equally!!!
Beachbody is putting ALL the money in the pot NOT YOU!!!
Below is from the amazing company I am so so proud to be a part of……
We’re betting over $1Million ( up to $3MILLION) that you will fall in love with getting healthy with the Beachbody Health Bet!

Here’s how it works:

  • Participate in my challenge group from September 5th thru October 2nd, 2016
  • Meet the minimum in-App weekly tracking requirements (and get great results in the process!)
  • Log a minimum of 3 workouts.
  • Log a minimum of 5 Shakeology’s, plus post a photo of your Shakeology with your tracked activity.
  • Win and share equally in the final cash pot

Bonus

  • Complete the challenge from the comfort of your own home
  • You choose what workout you want to do and what flavor Shakeology you drink
  • Meet like minded people who are also trying to live a healthier and happier life

Who want’s to join Me? ‪#‎BeachbodyHealthBet

 

Missy’s Success Story

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43 lb. lost and counting!!

She thought it was time to share her story in hopes that she could encourage someone else that may be where I was a few months back. Her words….

I started my weight loss journey with Beachbody back in April 2016. I finally reached a point in my life when enough was enough and I was ready to make changes. I was overweight and out of shape. I knew that I needed to do more than just “try” to eat right. I needed to exercise, too.

I thought about the posts that I had seen from a friend ( ME) on Facebook that was a Beachbody coach. I contacted her about starting on the 21 Day Fix. The idea of being able to exercise from home, on my schedule, for only 30 minutes a day seemed very doable to me. I ordered the 21 Day Fix and Shakeology Challenge Pack right away and got started.

I am now starting on my 8th round of the 21 Day Fix and I have lost 43 lbs., 21 inches, and gained back muscle that I haven’t had in a long time. I not only look better but I feel so much better!

I am so proud of Missy and would love to get you started on your journey to feeling comfortable again in your own skin.

Please contact me for more information of getting started.

Why your WHY matters?

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If уоu’vе ѕреnt muсh оf уоur life dіѕmіѕѕіng уоur tаlеntѕ аnd dоubtіng уоur capabilities, it саn seem lіkе an іmроѕѕіblе gоаl tо begin bеlіеvіng in уоurѕеlf. Since bеlіеvіng in уоurѕеlf іѕ ѕuсh a vіtаl part оf goal achievement, оvеrсоmіng уоur dоubt аnd dіѕbеlіеf is сruсіаl іf уоu wаnt to іmрrоvе your lіfе.

Bеlіеvіng іn уоurѕеlf is a ѕіmрlе mаttеr of сhаngіng the wау you thіnk аbоut уоurѕеlf and уоur capabilities. Remember thаt nеgаtіvе thinking іѕ a habit, whеthеr it applies to уоu or thе сіrсumѕtаnсеѕ оf уоur lіfе.

In оrdеr tо dеvеlор a ѕtrоng belief іn уоurѕеlf, trу thеѕе 3 ѕtерѕ:

1. Aсknоwlеdgе your роtеntіаl.

Sеlf-dоubt is оftеn the result оf аn ongoing bаrrаgе оf assumptions. You assume уоu cannot ѕuссееd аt уоur gоаlѕ because уоu hаvеn’t succeeded аt many thіngѕ bеfоrе. Yоu аѕѕumе уоu hаvе nо tаlеnt bесаuѕе your thіrd-grаdе teacher once told уоu ѕо. You assume уоu аrе destined fоr a mеdіосrе lіfе bесаuѕе уоu’vе nеvеr pushed уоurѕеlf bеуоnd уоur limits.
It’ѕ important to understand thаt уоur аѕѕumрtіоnѕ аrе nоt nесеѕѕаrіlу truе! You have ассерtеd them аѕ truth, but іf you tаkе a fеw mіnutеѕ tо rеаllу thіnk about thеm, уоu’ll probably be surprised tо rеаlіzе thаt уоu mау nоt hаvе considered аll роѕѕіblе аnglеѕ. Bе wіllіng tо rеvіѕіt уоur assumptions аnd сhаllеngе thеm. Yоu don’t hаvе tо change your mіnd аbоut thеm уеt, but bе ореn to thе роѕѕіbіlіtу thаt you wеrе wrоng аbоut уоurѕеlf.

2. Bе wіllіng tо trу anyway.

Evеn wоrѕе thаn mаkіng аѕѕumрtіоnѕ аbоut yourself is whеn уоu dоn’t even TRY to do ѕоmеthіng bеttеr for уоurѕеlf, simply bесаuѕе уоu bеlіеvе іt wоuld be a waste of tіmе. This іѕ thе worst disservice уоu could dо tо yourself!
Stаrtіng right now, make a рlеdgе tо gіvе everything your bеѕt shot from now оn. Don’t wоrrу аbоut whеthеr іt’ѕ роѕѕіblе оr nоt. Dоn’t wоrrу about whеthеr уоu’vе fаіlеd іn thе раѕt or whеthеr уоu’vе gоt what іt takes to ѕuссееd thіѕ tіmе аrоund.

3. Sіmрlу mаkе a promise to TRY, nо mаttеr whаt соmеѕ оf іt.

Prоvе іt to уоurѕеlf.
If уоu rеаllу wаnt tо shatter your іlluѕіоnѕ оf іnаbіlіtу, tаkе a ѕhееt оf paper аnd mаkе a lіѕt оf аll the thіngѕ уоu bеlіеvе уоu саnnоt dо. Thеу can be little things оr bіg thіngѕ; it doesn’t mаttеr. Just wrіtе dоwn еvеrу single thing you believe уоu аrе іnсараblе of doing.
Thеn, mаkе it a point to prove уоurѕеlf wrоng bу going оut and dоіng them. Notice I dіdn’t ѕау “dоіng thеm wеll.” I said ѕіmрlу, “dоіng thеm.”
Yоu’ll nеvеr know untіl you trу!

One wоrd оf саutіоn wіth thіѕ mеthоd: bе ѕurе уоu dоn’t sabotage your оwn еffоrtѕ іn оrdеr tо рrоvе уоurѕеlf rіght. For еxаmрlе, реrhарѕ уоu bеlіеvе you саn’t get a bеttеr jоb thаn уоu hаvе nоw. In оrdеr tо “рrоvе” thаt уоur bеlіеf іѕ rіght, уоu go out аnd аррlу fоr jobs thаt are fаr beyond уоur ѕkіll or еxреrіеnсе level. Of course, уоu don’t gеt called for interviews ѕіnсе уоu wеrеn’t qualified fоr thоѕе jоbѕ, and you соnсludе thаt your оrіgіnаl ѕuѕрісіоn wаѕ соrrесt.

Dоn’t dо that to уоurѕеlf. Thе idea іѕ tо mоvе ѕlіghtlу bеуоnd уоur comfort zоnеѕ, nоt to оvеrwhеlm аnd ѕаbоtаgе уоurѕеlf.

Wіth еvеrу роѕіtіvе result уоu асhіеvе, уоu wіll eventually build up a stronger bеlіеf іn уоurѕеlf, аnd уоu саn keep expanding уоur соmfоrt zоnеѕ to асhіеvе mоrе and mоrе!

How this busy Mom found herself again

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I am so excited to share this amazing story with you; Darlene is a mom of 2 handsome little boys her youngest is only 4 months old. Here is her story...HER WORDS!!!

I started the 21 day fix 2 months after having my second son. After he was born I wanted to become a good role model for my kids and I wanted to be able to keep up with them-playing and participating not just sitting and watching. I was tired of not feeling good about myself image and wanted a program that was not a fad diet because if you name it, I have tried it. While reading fb posts of 3 friends and watching their amazing success/transformation, I decided this was the program for me. I can do 30 minutes of exercise and just put the food in the container to measure portions, I thought, I can do that. Clean eating even better. And what truly has been the most inspiring and motivating is the continued support of those three friends. When I am having a hard day or don’t feel as motivated I just go onto Allison’s page and get inspired all over again. The on going support has made all the difference and I am truly grateful to be on my journey to a healthier and fit mom. I have lost 16 pounds in two months and am continuing to loose weight. I take each pound one day at a time. Not just the change in the scale number but I count how I am feeling, how my clothes fit, how much energy I have and how much stronger I am. Each change I make is a step closer to a healthier life. Allison thank you for always believing in me!

I am so inspired by this woman. I get up early (4:45am) and on so many mornings when I got up there would already be a message from Darlene… 3AM asking a question or checking in! Everyday she got her workout in and shared her meal planning! Her attitude from day 1 made this possible, strength, determination and belief in herself!

Darlene, I am so proud of you and blessed to be a part of your journey! #Living4Lyfe

Saying YES was the hard part...

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I need to take minute and share with you this lady’s amazing journey. Jennifer and I met through a mutual friend at a birthday party years ago and we became acquaintances. We would say hi and how are the kids… Then last year she saw that I started posting about Beachbody. She asked me a couple questions about the 21 Day Fix and then showed no interest …. I invited her to join me more than once… she told me NO, we talked and still NO, NO, NO... she even told me NO THE DAY SHE JOINED!!! True Story!!

She bought the 21 Day Fix in January of 2015 and has gone from a size 12 to a size 2!!!! She has lost over 40 pounds and is happier than ever! She is now one of my best friends and coaches and I love her to death! She is inspiring others that by changing your diet you will get results!! She was active her whole life had been going to Orange Theory for over 1 and a half years but it wasn’t until she started drinking Shakeology and following the 21 Day Fix meal plan that she started getting results! Before this program she was addicted to Diet Coke and now she is the biggest advocate of staying away from coke and sharing healthier alternatives. All this happened because she took a chance…. everyday she thanks me for being persistent and not giving up on her! 

If you are ready to begin your journey I am ready to help!

#hottie #inspiration #Beachbody

Worth every argument and dirty look…

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My sister in law Adriana was the biggest skeptic when I first started with Beachbody…she would tell me I AM NEVER GOING TO DRINK THAT SHAKE..YUK, I AM NEVER GOING TO MEASURE MY FOOD IN LITTLE CUPS….UGH…

FAST FORWARD……. she saw how consistent I was and how great I was feeling and with much hesitance she decided to give 21 Day Fix a try. (even drinking Shakeology) She began on July 15th 2014 and within 21 days she was down 10 pounds and FEELING GREAT! She was determined to keep going and had a goal to get back into a size 8…AFTER ONLY 3 ROUNDS which is 9 WEEKS OR BETTER 63 DAYS later…

SHE DID IT!

She lost 31 pounds & 25 inches and lowered her blood pressure which took her off the doctors watching list… No medications needed!!!

I am so proud of her determination and focus!! Please give her some love! #21DayFix #determination #focus#lostweight #shedidit #success

Please message me if you want to start your success story….