Showing posts from August, 2016

Country Heat: Southern Spiced French Toast

Growing up I use to LOVE the weekends because that is when my dad would make us french toast. And although the calories can add up, I love everything about it. That is why I was pumped when I saw the Southern Spiced French Toast recipe in the Country Heat meal plan! I tried it out asap, and it was just what I needed in my life!  MAKES 4 SERVINGS, 1 slice each CONTAINER EQUIVALENTS (per serving): 1 yellow , 1/2 purple , 1/2 red , 1/2 blue, 1 tsp. INGREDIENTS: 4 large eggs 1/4 cup unsweetened almond milk  1 Tbsp. pure maple syrup 1 tsp. pumpkin pie spice 4 slices low-sodium sprouted whole-grain bread 2 tsp. extra-virgin organic coconut oil  1 large banana 1/2 chopped raw pecans, toasted DIRECTIONS Combine eggs, almond milk, maple syrup, and pumpkin pie spice in a shallow pan; whisk to blend. Soak each slice of bread in egg mixture for 2 minutes, turning halfway. Heat oil in medium nonstick skillet over medium heat.  Add bread; cook for 2 to 3

The Beachbody Health Bet: Scratch the Ticket of Health

For years we have had the opportunity to possibly win money from Beachbody just for turning in our results from the programs, but the new Beachbody Health Bet happening next month is bringing it to a whole new level! You won't just the have a chance to win money, you WILL win money as long as you follow the rules. Here's how it works: From September 5th through October 2nd you must be a part of a Beachbody challenge group hosted by a coach through the Beachbody tracker app on your smart phone. During that that time you must log a minimum of 5 Shakeology's (with photos), and 3 workouts during each of the 4 qualification weeks. If you qualify, you will automatically earn an equal share of the prize pool. Woohoo!! gets better...we have no idea yet just how large that pool is! Beachbody has already put $1 million into the pool, BUT they are adding $5 into the pool for every challenge pack sold in the month of August up to $3 million. $3 M

Country Heat Creamy Cauliflower Mash

As a kid I was OBSESSED with mashed potatoes, but as I grew older I realized I couldn't eat them as much because they just don't fit into my meal plan the way I would like. I am all about the healthy swaps, but when I first heard about mashed cauliflower I thought there was no way in hell it would replace mashed potatoes for me. I must say that once again I was wrong. Of course from time to time I will go for regular mashed potatoes, but the mashed cauliflower recipe from the Country Heat Eating plan is on point! So good! 1 green Container, 1/2 tsp. INGREDIENTS 8 Cups cauliflower florets, washed, patted dry 2 cloves garlic, crushed 1/3 cup unsweetened almond milk  3 tsp. extra-virgin olive oil  1/2 tsp. Himalayan salt  DIRECTIONS  Boil water in steamer or large saucepan over high heat. Reduce heat to medium-high. Place cauliflower and garlic in steamer basket; cook for 10 to 12 minutes, or until tender. Place cauliflower mixture, almond milk, o