Braised Chicken Thighs with Portobello Mushrooms and Goat Cheese

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Braised Chicken Thighs with Portobello Mushrooms and Goat Cheese
 
Ingredients
  • 2 T. extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 T. smoked paprika
  • 2 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 tsp dried oregano
  • 2 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cracked black pepper
  • 6 chicken thighs
  • 3 T. butter
  • 2 cups baby Portobello mushrooms, thinly sliced
  • 1 medium shallot, sliced
  • 3 cloves garlic, finely minced
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons fresh rosemary, finely chopped
  • 4 oz. goat cheese, room temperature
  • salt and pepper, to taste
Instructions
  1. In a 10" skillet, heat the extra virgin olive oil over medium-high heat.
  2. Combine the smoked paprika, garlic powder, dried oregano, cayenne pepper, salt and pepper in a small bowl.
  3. Season the chicken thighs with the smoked paprika mixture and place skin side down in the heated pan.
  4. Sear the chicken thighs for approximately 4 or 5 minutes, or until they are nicely browned.
  5. Turn and repeat on the other side.
  6. Remove the chicken from the pan and set aside.
  7. Add the butter and mushrooms to the heated pan and saute the mushrooms for about 4 or 5 minutes.
  8. While the mushrooms cook, stir them occasionally until they are browned and very little moisture remains in the pan.
  9. Add the shallot and garlic to the pan and saute until translucent, about 3 to 4 minutes.
  10. Add the chicken broth and rosemary and bring to a boil.
  11. Reduce to a simmer and add the seared chicken thighs back to the pan and reduce to a simmer.
  12. Cook the chicken for 25-30 minutes, then turn it over and continue cooking another 30 minutes or until the meat is very tender.
  13. Remove from chicken thighs from pan and keep warm.
  14. Separate goat cheese into 3 or 4 chunks and add to the warm sauce.
  15. Stir until completely melted.
  16. Season with additional salt and pepper, to taste. Serve warm chicken thighs topped with creamy pan sauce along with mashed potatoes, garlic mashed cauliflower or your favorite side dish.

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Nutty Monkey Nutella Sandwich

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Nutty Monkey Nutella Sandwich
 
Ingredients
  • 1 Apple Cored
  • Crunchy Peanut butter
  • Nutella spread
  • 1 banana
Instructions
  1. Core and slice apple, (Med Apple will get yield about 6 slices)
  2. Slice thin cuts of banana.
  3. Spread peanut-butter on one half, add slices of banana.
  4. Then add Nutella on other half and lay on top of other half with banana.
  5. Enjoy!
Notes
Of course, You may omit the nutella, use creamy peanut butter, change it up however you choose. The possibilities are endless.

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5 Ways To Focus Your Energy Towards Your Well-being

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5 Ways To Focus Your Energy Towards Your Well-being
When you take better care of yourself and your body, it will boost your well-being rather quickly. Eating well and exercising will provide benefits that can be seen almost instantly, helping the mind and body to manage virtually any difficulty that you may face, which includes depression and anxiety.
In addition to providing nourishment for your body and participating in physical activities that you enjoy, there are a number of other ways that your mental health and overall well-being can be improved, as well, which are highlighted here.
Accept the Emotions You Experience
There are some people who would make the argument that the majority of your physical, relational and mental issues come from the inability to be able to experience your emotions. Rather than experiencing them, you medicate, rationalize, project, bury, deny, smother, drink away, suck it up or sweep unpleasant emotions under the rug. The emotions that are most often avoided include fear, anger and sadness.
If you put more energy into avoiding emotions, rather than feeling them, you are going to feel stressed and suffer anxiety. Take an active role in letting your guard down and feeling emotions.

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Take Risks Everyday
It is a good idea to create a routine and structure; however, this can also cause you to become stuck in a rut. This means that you are not growing as a person. Taking a certain number of risks can be both rewarding and healthy.
Take some time to challenge yourself and take a risk every single day. This can mean talking to a new person, trusting someone, asserting yourself or setting some type of tough goal. The key is to push yourself beyond your comfort zone.

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Live in the Moment
There are a number of mental health trends that become challenged when a person gets sucked into what happened in the past or what people “did to you” rather than actually taking responsibility of  what you are doing or creating the present moment, right this second. The key is to live in the moment, without hyper focusing on the past or the future.

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Be Introspective
It is important to avoid just coasting through your life without taking the time to assess yourself. For example, you need to ask yourself often if you are in denial regarding anything or if you are resisting something in your life. It is also a good idea to take a step back and consider where your behaviors and feelings are coming from. You may ask yourself the question “Is this thought helpful? Is the behavior needed? Is there another option?”

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Laugh Daily
In many situations, people take themselves much too seriously. If you need proof, consider the following. Kids laugh about 200 times a day and adults, only 15 times a day. In order to laugh more, go see a funny movie, play a funny game or just enjoy life. Taking the time to laugh more will not only help you feel better and be happier, it can also make you younger.

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Improving your well-being does not have to be as difficult or complex as you may imagine. By using the five tips here, you can easily discover that you feel better, you are less stressed, and that you are able to enjoy life more.
Don’t ignore the importance of exercise and eating right; however, it is important to understand that there is much more to a person’s overall well-being than physical activity and smart food options. Being informed and aware of yourself, how you act and how you feel can impact your well-being in significant ways.

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Frozen Virgin Pina Colada

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Now how much fun would this be for your next pool party?

7 oz Pineapple juice

2 1/2 oz coconut cream

1 oz heavy cream

Maraschino cherry

Pineapple wedge

Blend all ingredients with approx 2 cups of ice until smooth.

Pour into pineapple shell.

Garnish with cherry and pineapple wedge.

 

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CHOCOLATE MAYONNAISE CAKE

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CHOCOLATE MAYONNAISE CAKE
 
Do not gross out! You can NOT taste mayonnaise in this cake!! It just makes it very moist! A moist chocolate cake with yummy peanut butter frosting!
Ingredients
  • CAKE
  • Ingredients:
  • •2 cups of all-purpose Flour
  • •2/3 cups of unsweetened cocoa powder
  • •1¼ teaspoon of baking Soda
  • •1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • •3 eggs
  • •1⅔ cup sugar
  • •1 teaspoon vanilla
  • •1 cup of Mayonnaise
  • •1⅓ cups water
  • PEANUT BUTTER FROSTING:
  • Ingredients:
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • ⅓ cup peanut butter
  • 1½ teaspoons vanilla, if desired
  • ¼ to ⅓ cup milk
Instructions
  1. For the cake:
  2. Mix all wet items first in a mixing bowl till well blended. Add all dry items but the flour and cocoa, once well blended add the flour and cocoa a little at a time. Once it is well blended pour batter into a greased baking pan and bake at 350° for about 30 or/and a tooth pick comes out clean. Let cake completely cool before adding frosting.
  3. For the frosting:
  4. Mix powdered sugar and peanut butter in medium bowl with spoon or electric mixer on low speed. Stir in vanilla and ¼ cup milk. Beat until smooth and spreadable. If necessary, stir in additional milk, ½ teaspoon at a time.

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How High Sodium Diets Contribute To High Blood Pressure

Most people know that high sodium diets are not good for people with high blood pressure but few understand why this is the case. Sodium comes to us in the form of sodium chloride or table salt. The recommended maximum amount of sodium chloride you should be taking per day in is 1,500 mg. This is about ¾ of a teaspoon of sodium chloride.

Sodium And Hypertension

Sodium needs water in the correct amount in order for the sodium to stay at the right level in the body. In order to do this, the kidneys must reabsorb filtered water back into the bloodstream in order to maintain normal sodium levels. This excess water can fill the blood vessels so that the pressure inside the blood vessels is increased. Some people can handle this amount of sodium and water while others cannot. It is important for those who have high blood pressure to keep the sodium intake in the diet as low as possible so that the water can flow out of the kidneys, keeping the blood pressure low.

High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure, a condition also known as hypertension happens when the force inside the arteries of the body becomes excessive. It is recommended that everyone keep a blood pressure reading of less than 140 over 90. The top number represents the force inside the arteries when the heart is actively pumping. The bottom number is the pressure inside the arteries when the heart is not pumping and is at rest.

If the heart has too much fluid to push around the body, it causes an increase in the pressure inside the heart and the arteries and the blood pressure number goes up.
Medication to control blood pressure can do many different things. Some decrease the force of the blood pumping out of the heart. Others work on the kidneys to send signals to the rest of the body to retain water or let go of water. There are centrally acting anti-hypertensives that work on the brain’s input into high blood pressure. Still other anti-hypertensive agents dilate the arteries so they can hold more water at a decreased pressure. Some blood pressure medication acts to get rid of water, sodium, and potassium from the kidneys so that there is less in the arteries.

Nutrition And High Blood Pressure

Besides medicine, there are things you can do with your diet that can help control high blood pressure. There are certain foods you can eat that will increase your blood pressure as well as certain foods you can eat that will lower your blood pressure. Foods that contribute to weight gain can raise the level of your blood pressure while even modest weight loss can reduce your blood pressure.

Foods That Help High Blood Pressure

The food you eat when you have high blood pressure include foods that are naturally low in salt, low in fat, and have fewer calories in them. Instead of salting everything you eat, use things like lemon, lower sodium spices, herbs and vinegar to add more flavor to foods without having to use salt. Foods that require gravies, butter, oil, shortening and salad dressings in large quantity should be avoided in those people who have high blood pressure.

This means you should eat foods high in calcium such as low fat dairy and Greek yogurt. Calcium has been known to reduce blood pressure in healthy people. Meats should be kept lean and without observable fats.

Most ready-to-eat cereals are low in sodium and can be taken with low fat milk. Hot cereal that takes a while to cook is low in salt .

Eat plenty of fruits and vegetables that have no added salt in them. Canned vegetables have been salted, as have canned soups. Avoid these whenever possible, unless you purchase lower sodium. Things like whole grain rice, pasta and potatoes without added salt can be flavored with herbs . Breads are usually okay, too. If you are looking for mineral-rich foods, you can try nuts and seeds that aren’t salted. These foods may lower blood pressure.

Foods You Should Avoid

Foods that can raise blood pressure and can put you at a higher risk of heart disease include the following:

• Salad dressing
• Margarine and butter
• Dairy products that aren’t low fat
• Any food that needs to be fried
• Snacks that have high sodium content
• Soups that come in a can
• Fast food items
• Deli meats like chicken, turkey or sliced beef

You can eat a healthy diet that doesn’t include added fat or salt that also tastes good and is good for you. Even if you don’t have high blood pressure, a low sodium diet is best. You never know when too much sodium will tip the scales in favor of lower blood pressure and better health.

 

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Before starting any diet, you should speak to your doctor. You must not rely on the information on this website as an alternative to medical advice from your doctor or other professional healthcare provider. If you have any specific questions about any medical matter, you should consult your doctor or other professional healthcare provider.

If you think you may be suffering from any medical condition, you should seek immediate medical attention.

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Cowboy Caviar

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Cowboy Caviar

1 can rinsed corn (fresh or canned)
1 can rinsed black beans
2 tomatoes
1 avocado chopped
1/2 red or sweet onion
Cilantro chopped

DRESSING
1 lime – squeezed
1 clove garlic – minced
2 tbls oil (optional)
1tbls vinegar
Salt & Pepper to taste

Mix & chill for an hour. Serve with crackers or nacho scoups.

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Cheesy Chickpea Dip

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Cheesy Chickpea Dip
 
Ingredients
  • 1 can chickpeas drained
  • 1½ cups shredded cheese
  • ½ of a 250g pkg of cream cheese
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • ¼ tsp cayenne pepper
  • 2 green onions chopped
  • ½ cup tomato chopped
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350. In a food processor add chickpeas, 1 cup of cheese, cream cheese and sour cream. Blend till smooth. Spread in to a 9 inch pie plate and bake for 20 minutes. Remove from oven top with remaining cheese, onions and tomatoes.
  2. Enjoy
Notes
Perfect with crackers

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Oh .. Oh… Oatmeal Cookies

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Oh .. Oh... Oatmeal Cookies
 
Ingredients
  • 1 stick of Butter Flavor Crisco
  • 1 Cup of firmly packed dark brown sugar
  • ½ cup of honey
  • 1 large egg
  • 1½ tsps vanilla
  • 1½ cups of all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 3 cups of old fashioned oatmeal
  • 1 cup of raisins
  • optional ½ cup of chopped pecans
Instructions
  1. Heat oven to 350 ...
  2. Spray your baking sheet with non-stick spray
  3. Combine shortening, brown sugar, honey, egg and vanilla in a med bowl... beat at low speed until blended the increase to med speed.. till light and creamy
  4. In another bowl combine flour, cinnamon, baking soda and salt...add gradually to the shortening mixture at low speed...increase to medium...beat until well blended..stir in oats, raisins and pecans.....
  5. Drop by heaping tablespoons onto cookie sheet
  6. Bake 10-13 min or until golden brown... cool 2 min.
  7. If you want a smaller cookie drop by teaspoon full and bake 8-10 min
Notes
SERIOUSLY THE BEST... Oatmeal Cookie I have ever made!!!!
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Sugar-Free Confectioners Sugar

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Sugar-Free Confectioners Sugar

Recipe by Lorinda

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1 c. sweetener
2 Tbsp. corn starch
(If you use Stevia, you want to use about 1/2 cup instead.)

Place  in a blender or magic bullet and pulse a few seconds until it turns to powder.

Makes: 1/3 c. + 2 Tbsp.

 

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Lemon Ice Cubes

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Lemon Ice Cubes

Lemon
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muffin tin

Wash off lemons well. Slice to desired width. Place a slice into each muffin tin well. Fill with water.

Place muffin tin into freezer and allow to fully set before using. Remove and transfer to a zip bag. Simply take a cube and place into a pitcher or glass of water to give it that lemon flavor and keep cold too.

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Picnic Broccoli Slaw

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If y’all haven’t tried this one you should!! Your family is going to love it

Nutritious and Delicious!

1 bag of broccoli slaw
1/4 cup raw honey
1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
1/4 cup olive oil
1/4 tsp. sea salt
1/4 tsp. dry mustard
1/4 tsp. celery seed
1/4 tsp. garlic powder
1/4 tsp. ground black pepper
Mix all together until slaw is completely covered. Refrigerate for at least 2-3 hours before serving. This is great for a picnic because there is nothing dairy based in it.
Enjoy!!

 

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What Is Intermittent Fasting?

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What Is Intermittent Fasting?

With a traditional fast you usually consume no food and hardly anything other than water for an extended period of time. How long you fast is really up to you. While there are some definite benefits to this, it also isn’t something that’s easily done. Sure you’ll do fine for the first day, but as your stomach starts to grumble and you’re getting tired and cold (because your metabolism start to slow to a crawl) things get a little harder.
And if weight loss is one of your goals, a slow metabolism is the last thing you want. The solution is something called intermittent fasting. The idea is simple. Instead of fasting strictly for days  on end, you alternate periods of feast and fasting. Think of it as interval training for your metabolism. It’s one of the most effective and quickest ways to burn body fat.
You can do intermittent fasting several different ways, but what seems to work best for most people is to skip food for a large part of the day and limit your eating to a few short hours. For example, you could sleep, then run on just coffee, tea and water through lunch and have a meal in the early afternoon, followed by a light snack a few hours later. From there you can easily make it until bedtime and sleep through a large part of your fast.
This is a very effective way to do intermittent fasting. Since you are eating a fair amount of food each day, your metabolism keeps burning strong while also forcing your body to burn fat during the longer stretches of time when you’re not taking food in. It is pretty easy to do and stick with since you know you can eat what you want in a few short hours. Almost anyone can stick to this to the next “feast”.
If your main fasting goal is to lose weight, try sticking to a low carb diet as much as possible when you eat your meals. Skip the candy, the sugar and the bread and instead feed your body with plenty of healthy fat, protein and veggies. This will keep your body in fat burning mode even while you’re eating. As an added benefit, without the sugar and carbs in your system, you won’t suffer the headaches that are a common and unpleasant side effect of fasting.

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Before starting any diet, you should speak to your doctor. You must not rely on the information on this website as an alternative to medical advice from your doctor or other professional healthcare provider. If you have any specific questions about any medical matter, you should consult your doctor or other professional healthcare provider.

If you think you may be suffering from any medical condition, you should seek immediate medical attention.

Tips for Soups, Salads & Sandwiches

 

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  1. With soup, it is easy to “Cook Once, Eat Twice” (or three times!). Soup is the perfect freezer food, which means leftovers won’t go to waste. Soup will keep in the freezer for a couple months, so don’t hesitate to whip up extra large batches to enjoy now – and later.

 

  1. Freeze leftover soup in muffin tins for easy-to-transport single-serve lunch portions.  (I love this)

 

  1. Allow soup to cool overnight in the refrigerator before freezing. Putting hot soup into your freezer can briefly increase the internal temperature of your freezer, which could negatively impact your already frozen items.

 

  1. Don’t add cold milk or cream straight from the refrigerator to your soups while cooking. To prevent curdling, warm the milk and cream up before adding to the simmering soup.

 

  1. Mirepoix is a combination of diced carrots, celery and onion used to add flavor to soups, stocks and broths. The smaller the pieces are cut, the faster they will release their flavor. (Did you know?)

 

  1. When making soup, “sweat” aromatics, like onions or garlic, first. Simply sauté these ingredients in a little olive oil or butter until they are soft. This will release their flavors and enhance the final taste of your recipe.

 

  1. Give your soup a chance to cool a bit before adding final seasoning. When soup is boiling hot, it is difficult to tell whether or not it actually needs more salt or other seasonings.

 

  1. Add a squeeze of fresh lemon or lime to broth-based soups before serving to “brighten” up the flavors. Citrus has a natural fresh taste to it that will liven up the other flavors in your soup.

 

  1. Save time cleaning up by making your salad dressing in the same bowl you plan to serve your salad in. Mix up your dressing ingredients and let them sit for a while to give the flavors a chance to meld. Then add the rest of your salad ingredients to the bowl and toss to coat right before serving. If you make more dressing than you need for one salad, simply pour off the excess into another storage container before adding your salad ingredients.

 

  1. When making homemade vinaigrettes, add a little Dijon mustard or mayonnaise to emulsify the mixture. This will help hold together the oil and vinegar (or other acidic components) longer.

 

  1. No one likes a soggy salad. Don’t add dressing until right before you serve it to keep your lettuce crisp.

 

  1. It’s important to thoroughly wash lettuce before eating it, but it can be challenging to get it dry enough to hold your dressing. If you eat a lot of salad, a salad spinner is definitely worth the investment.

 

 

  1. If you need to take your salad on the go, but dread soggy, wilted lettuce – try layering your ingredients. A good rule of thumb is to always put dressing on the bottom (or in another container), followed by “tougher” ingredients like carrots and celery. Next up, add proteins like chicken breast or sliced eggs and then top with delicate lettuce or spinach leaves.

 

  1. Have extra tomatoes from your summer garden? Wash, chop and freeze them! Previously frozen tomatoes are too mealy to enjoy raw, but they are perfect for soups, chili and stews.

 

  1. Don’t buy previously grated Parmesan cheese in a can. A nice wedge of Parmigiano-Reggiano isn’t overly expensive and will last you a long time. Plus, it won’t have a bunch of preservatives and anti-caking ingredients added to it. An inexpensive microplane* is perfect for grating over soups or salads and makes for a nice presentation when serving guests.

 

  1. There are many reasons to buy wedges of hard cheeses, such as Parmigiano-Reggiano or Asiago cheese, instead of the pre-grated stuff. For example, hard cheese looks beautiful – and tastes amazing – when cut with a vegetable peeler into ribbons and placed on top of soups and salads. An added bonus is the larger chunks impart a more recognizable flavor to your dish.

 

  1. Always save the rind from hard cheeses like Parmigiano-Reggiano to add to the pot or slow cooker when making soups. That delicious salty cheesy goodness will soften and infuse your creation with a wonderful new layer of flavor.

 

  1. Plain, old sandwiches can get boring really fast. Introducing an unexpected flavor to your favorite combinations is an easy way to liven things up a bit. Instead of mayo or mustard, try a creamy avocado spread, spicy jalapeno jelly or sweet fig jam. The options are nearly endless.

 

  1. Grilled Panini sandwiches are a great cure for the common cold sandwich. You can pick up a highly rated Panini press sandwich maker for around $25 on Amazon – or you can use a grill pan and place a cast iron skillet on top of your sandwich for even heating (and those gorgeous grill marks).

 

  1. Summer is the perfect time to enjoy sandwiches, because who wants to be stuck in the kitchen making complicated meals on a hot summer day? Plus, it’s tough to beat the taste of in-season veggies, like tomatoes warm off the vine and crispy lettuce straight from the garden. They create the perfect foundation for whatever meat, cheese, veggie, and condiment combination you put together.

 

  1. One trick to instantly up the ante on your sandwich creation? Heat the protein before assembling your ingredients. Heating up your chicken, ham, sliced beef or even tofu will add another delicious dimension to your sandwich.

 

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SKINNY FIBER AND SKINNY BODY MAX QUESTIONS AND TIPS FOR NEW CUSTOMERS

 

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You can take Skinny Fiber in different doses at the times of the day that suit you best. It is recommended that you take 2 Skinny Fiber capsules, twice daily, 30-45 minutes before your 2 largest meals of the day – typically lunch and evening meal.

Remember to drink a full 16oz bottle or glass of water with your Skinny Fiber

You can alter the times that you take Skinny Fiber to suit you. For example, if you are very hungry mid-morning and mid-afternoon and will be eating soon, take yours then. If you are a late night snacker, take your dose mid-evening, before dinner to help curb those cravings. The important thing is to be consistent and make sure you take them regularly every day.

How should I take Skinny Fiber/ Skinny Body Max?

With plenty of water! This is a fiber product so you may experience bloating if you are not drinking enough water with it. WATER IS KEY WITH SKINNY FIBER!

Does everyone experience a detox effect?

Depending on your current state of health  you may experience different levels of detox when you first start taking Skinny Fiber. Some people need to go through this detox stage before they start to see the weight coming off. Skinny Fiber works hard to improve your health from the inside out. Just keep up the high water intake you will soon start seeing the benefits.


How long does it take Skinny Fiber or Skinny Body Max to work?

Skinny Fiber is not a quick fix weight loss product and it can take several weeks to start seeing results for some people. This is perfectly normal and varies from person to person, depending on your state of health before you started taking Skinny Fiber. If you have digestion problems or other underlying health issues, it will take a while to restore your body’s balance. Fat can be stored as a way of protecting the body and once your overall health improves, the weight loss will follow. Yet we have seen quite a few people who start seeing the inches come off in a matter of days….every “body” is different…

Do I have to diet and/or exercise to get results from Skinny Fiber/Skinny Body Max?

The answer to this question again will depend on your body. We have many customers who have not changed their diets and have never exercised AT ALL while on it and are getting amazing results. Unfortunately, this is not the case with everyone! Just for the purpose of becoming healthy, if you need to lose weight and/or have health issues, you should begin to make healthy lifestyle changes by watching what, and how much you eat as well as trying to move your body every day.

Does Skinny Fiber/Skinny Body Max give you the jitters?

Skinny Fiber/ Skinny Body Max contains all natural, pure ingredients that work to restore your body’s digestive health, reduce your appetite and gently increase your metabolism to promote natural weight loss over time. They do not contain caffeine or any other ingredients that are known to give users the ‘jitters’.

Is Skinny Fiber/ Skinny Body Max gluten free?

Yes, this all natural product is Gluten Free.

Does Skinny Fiber/ Skinny Body Max have any side effects?

To date we have not discovered any reports of negative side effects due to the use of Skinny Fiber. Some individuals may notice increased bowel movements, bloating and gas at first due to the increase in fiber and detoxifying effect on the body depending on the state of their digestive health when they start taking the supplement. If this happens, we suggest increasing your water intake. These effects are usually short lived once the body gets used to the increased fiber and your digestive health starts to improve.  Oh, and your pants will fall off-that is a side effect too.

Do I need to follow a particular diet or eating plan while taking Skinny Fiber/Skinny Body Max?

It is not essential to follow a particular plan but you do need to listen to your body. Many of us eat large portion sizes out of habit and continue eating past being full. If you aim to reduce your portion sizes and choose more natural unprocessed foods then this will of course increase the benefits and results you get from Skinny Fiber.

If you prefer the structure of following a certain diet than Skinny Fiber may complement it well and boost your results even further. Its unique blend of ingredients may help you stick to a certain eating plan through feeling satisfied with smaller portions and reducing cravings.

What will not work is if you take Skinny Fiber and continue to overeat to excess regardless of how full you are feeling – continuing to binge on unhealthy processed foods and sugary foods and beverages expecting Skinny Fiber to be a miracle cure isn’t going to get you results you want as the supplement will be fighting a losing battle with your continued unhealthy eating habits.

After I am done taking Skinny Fiber/ Skinny Body Max, will I gain my weight back?

NO. Although, many people stay on Skinny Fiber after they have met their weight loss goals due to the health benefits they personally experienced while taking SF.  However, with Skinny Fiber or any weight loss regimen, if you go back to eating junk and drinking calories you WILL gain back weight. You cannot go back to bad eating and drinking habits and think that the weight is going to stay off. After being on Skinny Fiber for awhile, it should have retrained your brain to become in tune to your body’s needs- into only needing smaller portions at meal times, and eating more throughout the day in order to keep your metabolism going and your blood sugars level. Also, be sure to JOIN my support group  for all the support and tips, recipes, and advice you need to stay on track and keep the weight off.  https://www.facebook.com/groups/Fit4LifeWithWendy/

How Do I sell Skinny Body Care? In order to sell Skinny Body Care products and build residual income you will need a Distributor account. To become a Distributor simply follow the link below and fill in your information. It’s a one time $10 investment in your health and future!  IF YOU DECIDE TO JOIN, I WILL ADD YOU TO OUR FACEBOOK GROUP OF DISTRIBUTORS, WHO WILL HELP YOU EVERY STEP OF THE WAY TO BUILD YOUR BUSINESS BIG!!!  To remain “active” as a distributor, you need to purchase 1 bottle of any of our products monthly.  You can take it or sell it.  http://Wendyweighsin.gosbc.com

So if you are tired of struggling with your weight and you’ve tried all the drugs and chemicals out there, it’s time to take the ALL NATURAL drug free approach to getting back to the healthier you.

Here are the links  to learn more:

Skinny Fiber Link

http://Wendyweighsin.gosbc.com/sf

*NEW* Skinny Body Max Link

http://Wendyweighsin.gosbc.com/sbm

DISCLAIMER: These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We do not suggest that anyone should replace traditional medical treatment with our products. If you are under a physician’s care, it is very important that you do not discontinue or reduce any prescription medication without first consulting your physician. Results May Vary: Causes for being overweight or obese vary from person to person. Whether genetic or environmental, it should be noted that food intake, rates of metabolism and levels of exercise and physical exertion vary from person to person. This means weight loss results will also vary from person to person. No individual result should be seen as typical. The information, including but not limited to, text, graphics, images and other material, contained on this website is for educational purposes only. The content is not intended in any way as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or treatment and before undertaking a new health care regimen, and never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.

FRUITY TROPICAL SALAD

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FRUITY TROPICAL SALAD

My friend shared this with us:  She says,
This was thrown together with what I had on hand one evening and turned out to be a real gem. The dressing is my own sweet & sour poppy seed vinaigrette but you can use any other dressing like it.

Serves 4

Ingredients
Sweet Poppy seed Vinaigrette (recipe follows)
1/2 large head iceberg lettuce, torn in bite size pieces
1 fuji Apple, cored and diced
1/4 cup shredded coconut
1/2 can rinsed garbanzo beans
1 Seedless cucumber peeled / chopped
6-8 crushed Triscuit Crackers (i used Brown Rice Roasted Red Pepper w/ Black Bean – adds a crisp and salty crunch).

Toss all ingredients with dressing (below) to taste and serve.

Lisa’s Poppy Seed Dressing
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1 cup Veggie Oil
1/3 cup apple cider vinegar

1/2 cup sugar
1 Tb. Poppy Seeds
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. gr mustard or Dijon Mustard.

Shake all ingredients in closed container till sugar dissolves.

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Low Carb Italian Squash

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Low Carb Italian Squash
 
Talk about GOOD... Tastes Just like spaghetti without the calories.... You could even do a meat sauce on top if you want... I have a spiral cutter and LOVE it...
Ingredients
  • 1 -2 Med. Zucchini Squash
  • 1-2 Med. Summer Squash
  • ¼ Cup of Chicken Stalk
  • 1 Tbsp of Minced Garlic
  • ¼ Tsp salt
  • ¼ Tsp Pepper
  • ½ Tsp Italian Seasoning
Instructions
  1. Heat your chicken stock and seasonings over a med heat...let simmer for 2 min.
  2. Add squash and toss till well mixed..
  3. Cook for 5 min. or until the "noodles" are tender
  4. You can Top with Parmesan Cheese and chopped Parsley if desired
Notes
Talk about GOOD... Tastes Just like spaghetti without the calories....
You could even do a meat sauce on top if you want...
I have a spiral cutter and LOVE it...

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