WHAT is WEDNESDAY…

What is Wednesday.. It’s one of those days. So much to say, little time to say it. Therefore, paraphrase. Yes?

What is best paired with melted almond butter and dark chocolate chips? THIS!

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Speaking of Chobani… What is Chobani Sponsoring this May? BLEND! They are the head SPONSOR for BLEND! I just bought my ticket so I’m going YAY!

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What is amazing? ….GRACE!

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What is a Kiwi Husband doing in a Texas Cabela’s hat? Hunting with my brothers and dad. Yes, what is hot? .. duh, my husband.

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What is my version of Milk and cookies? Core Power and Cookie Dough Healthy Bites. Gluten free, lactose free, and protein packed!

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What is my new training plan since I forgot that the Zooma race was in March NOT April? This is my plan. Not racing it, just running it! My Coach (aka the hubs) approved!

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What is my new favorite white? Okay it’s a close second to Kim Crawford NZ Sauvignon Blanc. I may be bias though with anything NZ.

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What is one super food that I like to sneak into my husband’s breakfast? Maca! You can read about all the benefits here.

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What is one thing I just pinned because it looked too good to be true? Scallop BLT anyone? Winking smile

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What is it with you today?

Cheers!

LC

Wellness Walk and Talk

I’ve got a cup of tea in my hand and lots on my mind. Usually when this happens I just shut down. But today I am writing it out.

You see, I’ve been meaning to write this post for a good while now. But things came up and my priorities changed and, well, I delayed it. The funny thing is this post was suppose to be about my wellness TEA challenge. I signed up for the Celestial Seasonings wellness TEA challenge back in December and started incorporating more daily tea ASAP.

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Now, the goal was to incorporate one or more of these teas into your daily routine and then report back and the end of the month. For me, it was breeze! I love tea. Hot, cold, fermented (kombucha), haha you get the picture. But tea allows me to sit and slow down. You just can guzzle tea like coffee. It’s meant to be steeped and enjoyed slowly.

Anyway, I got hooked on the detox tea pictured below and have had it every afternoon or evening. I even got the hubs hooked on the sleepytime tea at night. It seemed be a great detox for our busy “schedule” as well. And we went through our samples pretty fast!

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That’s when it hit me. I needed to keep the WELLNESS WALK going. Not just the tea, but the overall lifestyle! But not just any wellness walk, MY OWN!

It’s taken me a good 5 years to figure out which way to go on my own wellness walk, which path to follow, which path to trust. Don’t get me wrong, each path has been rocky, narrow, and scary at times, but they’ve all lead me to a better place NOW!

My wellness walk started off by following other’s foot steps but now I am standing FIRM in my own. My wellness walk used to be a sprint. Sprinting after things that didn’t matter, but that just left me tired and weary. I prefer to stroll or walk briskly now on my walk. You get to see more that way!

Here’s what you’ll find on my walk….

Quiet mornings and God’s word. And Quality time meeting a BLEND

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Trying new VEGAN snacks but still enjoying organic MEAT and cultured Dairy.

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Taking a day or two to relax more but also get some fresh air.

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Making random snack plates some days and just juicing in the morning and/or between meals on other days.

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Teaching spin on some days while enjoying some WOD (workouts of the day) on others. Not every day, not all day, just some days.

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And last but not least.. taking time for time. Time to sip on a glass of wine with my husband, to cook a good meal, to watch the sunset or sunrise, etc. etc. etc.

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I’m not saying that this will be where my walk leads me forever. Who knows! But that’s the point. The point is to take time to make it your own. Find out what makes you feel WELL and go from there. Am I right?

So cheers to Walking in Wellness and cheers to detoxing the mind! Celestial Seasonings is letting me giveaway 4 boxes (2 winners, 2 boxes each) to any of you US readers. I actually asked if I could do this because I liked the tea so much. No joke!

To Win:

  • Tell me how you see your wellness walk today. Is it changing? Is it just right?
  • Check out the Celestial Seasonings Tea Challenge on Facebook
  • Tweet about it with @CelestialTea and @LCCotter

That’s it. I’ll pick a random winner Friday, sound good? I know i just did a giveaway, but I really want to share this one too!

Cheers!

LC

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So many different great wellness walks out there right now. I’d check out purelytwins and lindsayslist to name a few!

Update: The winner of the Love Grown Hot Oats and granola is Bre from Canada!!! YEA BRE!

Cotter Brew

Happy Sunday folks. Not a real post going on here. I’ll save that for Monday. But I promised myself, and a lot of others, that I would post the Kombucha Tutorial Vlog. And guess what? I finished it!

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First of all, if you are interested in growing your own scoby, you can read my tutorial on my old blog here. Or you can go straight to the Kombucha Queen and read here.

Some other good Kombucha sites are Kombucha Kamp and You Grow Girl.

You can easily buy a starter kit online or even buy a scoby from craigslist. Just make sure they are not moldy or damaged when you buy them. Once you have a mother scoby, you are ready to brew.

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Here’s my tutorial. I have gathered this from lots of other websites and tweaked it to make my own flavoring. I’ll type out the instructions below as well. Let me know if you brew!

KOMBUCHA – Here’s How:

1.Wash all utensils with hot sudsy water and rinse well.

2. Boil three quarts of purified water.

3. Add 1 cup white sugar to water when a rolling boil is reached. Boil water and sugar for five minutes.

4. Turn off heat and add 4-5 tea bags of black and/or green tea. (Must have caffeine in tea which the scoby feeds on).

5. Steep about 30 minutes and remove tea leaves or bags and let tea cool (it doesn’t hurt to steep the tea longer).  Cooling is about 3 to 5 hours from time you turn stove off.

6. Pour cooled tea into gallon size glass container.

7. Add your Kombucha culture placing it so that the smooth shiny surface lies up. Add fermented Kombucha Tea from a previous batch. (Before step 7, make sure your hands have been washed thoroughly with soap and water. Do NOT use anti-bacterial soap. Best bet is unscented castille soap.)

8. Place a cloth over the top of the jar and secure with a rubber band. This keeps dust, mold, spores and vinegar flies out of the fermenting tea.

9. Allow to sit undisturbed in a well ventilated and darkened place away from direct sunlight (temp. 65-90 degrees F.) for 6 – 15 days. I keep mine in a closet.

10. To make sure the tea is ready to harvest; pour off a couple of ounces for a taste test. I usually test it by sticking a plastic straw in and sipping a little bit.

11.   Taste Test: A taste test on a batch of Kombucha Tea may taste like this: 4-6 Days – Too sweet, not all sugar converted. 7-9 Days – Tastes like sparkling apple cider. 10+ Days – Vinegar taste becoming prominent.

12. When the tea is brewed to your taste, pour the tea into glass bottles and cap then place in the refrigerator. This can now be second fermented with fresh juices, or pieces of crushed fruit, or crystallized ginger. Store bought juices are pasteurized and may effect healing quality of finished kombucha product, so I’d stick with 100% fresh juice. Sometimes I use sparkling water too.

13. Make sure to leave enough starter tea from your last batch (about 1/2 cup) to make another batch of tea. Repeat directions and add this to your starter and culture to start the process again.

**Note: the cultures my float on the surface or sometimes it sinks to the bottom. Either way is fine.

Cheers!

LC

p.s.

One more day to enter the LOVE GROWN FOOD Hot Oats giveaway!

Things I Love and Love Grown Giveaway

First off….THANK you FRIDAY! And thank You to Jolene for Guest posting Wednesday. It was so fun to read all the Barre love.

Second.. I need a feel good post, full of.. well… LOVE! Here goes.

Things I love (particularly this week too!)

I love that my husband is back from Alaska and brought me souvenirs!

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I love that I actually feel womanly again. Wait, let me explain. I recently got my nails done and my hair done. I haven’t had my hair  really “done” in almost a year (gasp) and I haven’t had a manicure in almost 5 years (double gasp)! I’m frugal, yup!

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I love that my class was jammed packed yesterday and we all sweated it out together, like major sweat fest!

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I love that it is 75F today and we are taking the pup to the trails to walk…..IN SHORTS!

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I love that God is so blunt sometimes. As I sit, read my devotional, and eat my breakfast, HE reveals so much.

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And speaking of breakfast, I LOVE the NEW HOT OATS from LOVE GROWN FOODS so much that I want to share.

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I hope you’ve seen these cups of goodness floating around the internets. And hopefully you can get them in a store near you soon, that’s if you don’t win a giveaway first!

They will be in the following retailers as of January/February:

-Raley’s (Northern CA)

-Whole Foods – Southern CA

-Whole Foods – Rocky Mountain Region

-Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage

-King Soopers/City Market (Colorado)

-Sobeys (Canada)

Also available on Amazon!

Some other HOTLOVE.. I mean HOT OAT tidbits:

1. Provides high levels of fiber, low levels of fat, and high levels of protein.*

2. Stabilizes blood sugar and reduces risk of Type 2 diabetes*

3. Removes your bad cholesterol (without affecting your good cholesterol).*

4. Contains lignans which protect against heart disease and cancer.*

5. It’s Certified Gluten Free
*Taken directly from: http://www.care2.com/greenliving/oatmeal-everyday-powerfood.html#ixzz2GGnKBnu5’

My favorite is the peach almond vanilla with extra fixins on top!

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The LOVE team wants to share the LOVE and will be sending the winner a package of each of the four flavors as well as YOUR favorite granola flavor! Yes, a bonus package!

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To enter the giveaway, you can do the following:

1. Comment about what you LOVE or would LOVE about the Hot Oats—Flavor, stats, nutrition, etc..
2. Follow Love Grown on Pinterest, Twitter, or Facebook
3. Tweet about this giveaway and be sure to include @lovegrownfoods

Open to US and Canadian readers! This giveaway will be open until Monday, January 28th @ midnight. Then I’ll announce the winner that Tuesday or Wednesday.

Cheers to Loving the LOVE!

LC

Benefits of the BARRE

I am still trying to “break the fast” of life right now. Yes, still working on it. Progress, YAY! But today I wanted to share a guest post from one of my BBF’s. What’s a BBF? I totally made it up. It means Best Blog Friends, aka blends.

I have known Jolene for a few years and have had the privilege of getting to hang with her in person. She is one of those friends who is ALWAYS there for you. In fact, I’d call her my Sherpa blend. <3

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Today she is talking about how she became a bad a** Barre instructor and the benefits of a barre workout. Trust me, you’ll want to go to her class after reading this. Winking smile

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On the benefits of the barre and why it works (for me)

I feel so honored to write a guest post for Lindsay, one of the ‘blends’ I feel so blessed to have met virtually and also (recently), in person! I thought I would share today the benefits of a barre workout and why it just works (for me…and maybe for you too!).

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First, a little background. I stumbled upon a local studio north of Boston called barre n9ne studio, almost two years ago now, and checked it out. They were holding a contest for a 60 day ‘body transformation’ and to become their spokesperson for a new 60 day challenge program. I entered my identical sister Jess and I to the contest and we won! In May 2011, we went through this challenge, which incorporated four classes a week, nutrition guidance and tracking etc. and we both lost about 18 inches in those first 60 days, and a total of about 22 inches and 25lbs since staying with the challenge program. From there, our ‘barre-volution’ continued as we officially became certified instructors at the studio, and haven’t looked back since!

With that as background, what I wanted to share today is some of the benefits of a barre workout and how it, combined with healthy eating, and cardio of choice (for me – running, and spinning!) has been the magic bullet for success. A lifestyle I can, and have, sustained for almost two years and there is not a day that goes by that I feel deprived or on a diet. There is no end game in this journey and that feels so peaceful and well, right, doesn’t it?

Barre workouts never get old and they never get easier. Ever.

Unlike other workouts I have done (and I’ve done it all – from Body Pump, to heavy weight lifting, to periodization type weight training, to kickboxing, etc. etc.), the workouts never get old and they never get easier. Who would have thought slow, controlled, intentional movements with 2-3 lb. weights would enact such change?

Barre workouts strengthen your legs as a runner, 360 degrees.

I love to run. But I have always have extremely tight hip flexors and somewhat weak glutes. I have noticed a huge change in the way I run, from my posture, to my body alignment, to my strength. I run stronger, better, and with more endurance than ever before. Barre workouts really strengthen every area of your leg and glutes, from quads, to hips, to glutes, to calves.

You’ll feel stronger, leaner, and ‘worked’ from head to toe.

I love seeing a client (or a friend) experience a class for the first time. Almost always, their first reaction (beyond saying it is the hardest workout they’ve ever done!) is – my body feels worked. They feel looser, stronger, and energetic. It really does foster its own ‘barre high’!

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You’ll work your muscles to failure.

Contrary to what some may believe, you don’t have to just lift heavy to get your muscles to failure. This is the first workout that I have ever done where my muscles go to failure every single time, and that gives me the tone and leanness that I was always looking for in my arms and legs. Tiny movements, a zillion reps, and intentional squeezes and pulses, stimulating fast and slow twitch muscles (giving you both tone and endurance and leaning out your body). It’s actually fun. Truly.

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I go to the studio, am surrounded by a community of women that support each other in so many ways. From sharing new foodie finds (even Healthy Bites! SO many clients are fueled by Lindsay’s bites of goodness!), to complimenting each other’s progress, it is a happy, positive place.

Ultimately, the barre is my happy place addiction (like whoa)! Finding a program that just works for me has made working out a joy and something I always look forward to and never tire of. And ultimately, isn’t that what it’s all about? Finding something that works for you, sticking to it, and seeing the results you always wanted. If you have always wanted to try a barre workout but haven’t, I urge you to as it truly is one of the best workouts I have ever done.

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Anyone ever tried a barre workout? If not, I’m sure there is one in your area! GO FOR IT!

Thank you Jo (aka Jolene) for the guest post. You my friend are AMAZING!

Cheers,

LC

How to Break the Fast

We all know what breakfast is, am I right? It literally means to “break the fast.” So clever, eh? But really. Breaking a fast from a night’s rest. Feeding our body and fueling it for the day.

In the Cotter house, we like to break the fast a little different each day. I know I know, some people have their go to breakfasts’ each and every morning, and that’s totally fine, but for us, we never know what our bodies will be craving come morning. We don’t eat right away, usually a little coffee first. And then BOOM, we know what our bodies want. Some days it’s a big hearty breakfast, other days it’s a quick smoothie, or even just GF toast and banana. But I’ve (we’ve) come to realize that we don’t plan meals well, we just crave them well.

Here are a few (okay more than a few ) ways we BREAK the FAST….

Fresh Fig and almond butter, carrot ginger grapefruit juice.

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Coconut Creamed GF oats with egg, Paleo Bread toasted with butter.

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Attune Foods Hemp Cereal or Hot Hemp seed and brown rice meal with yogurt and berries.

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Cocoa Eggins or Basil Coconut Banana Protein Shake

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Rum Raisin Dough Balls with Coffee or Kefir, fig jam, and goats milk yogurt

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Love Grown Foods ANYTHING (hot Oats or Granola Clusters)

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Gluten free and Dairy Free Oatmeal Cookie with tea or Grain Free Faux Rye bread with cream cheese.

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Frozen Kefir, molasses, and GF muesli or egg and chicken sausage Breakfast tacos on corn tortilla.

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Cheesecake Protein Poppers (grain free) or plain Kefir with Orange, cherry, cashew butter.

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Egg Salad toasted GF sandwich (made with cultured cottage cheese) or a plain jane banana almond kefir yogurt smoothie.

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Told you we are NOT creatures of habit when it comes to food. Haha.

I do have a point here. You see, all these foods BREAK the FAST and give us nourishment, energy, and well…LIFE. But what if applied this to the week, or even the whole month? Is there something you need to BREAK the FAST pace of life from. Will that thing FUEL you? Will it RESTORE you? Will it NOURISH you? Could be a week of rest from working out. Could be saying NO to other commitments in order to spend time RESTORING your energy at home or with family.

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I realized this today as I was figuring out what I wanted for  BREAKFAST. I wasn’t too hungry, but needed the nourishment. Simple ingredients. The same goes with this week. I need a simple week to get me back on track.

And so it is..

Don’t worry, I’ll be around, just not writing. I’ll be back at the end of the week with a Kombucha tutorial Vlog and maybe a giveaway.

How do you BREAK the FAST? Do you?

Cheers!

LC

p.s.

If anyone would like to guest post, feel free to shoot me an email. No obligations what so ever though. Winking smile

Thursday Thoughts, Things, and Vlog Review

Should I shorten that title to TTTV? nah, too complicated. We don’t need to overcomplicate things too close to Friday now do we?

Thursday thoughts, things, and vlog. Yep, stay with me here. I’m actually posting 2 days in a row, a rarity. But this a time sensitivity issue. You must get it on this discount before it’s up. More on that below.

First, some thoughts:

Thought 1: I’m thinking I might add this flavor to Healthy Bites whey bites. Thinking.. hmmm..

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Thought 2: This article. Thank you Lindsay L. for sharing. I think it’s good we take a look at blog etiquette. yes? By the way, I think it’s always okay to just read and not comment. Or just hit READ ALL in your reader when needed. I know that it takes time to both read and comment. I like to comment when I can because I care and want to share. BUT… like I said, priorities, right? Live first, blog later.

Thought 3: I’m a bit sore from this class I taught yesterday.. DOMS.

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Second, some things:

Thing 1: I’m still on a molasses kick, with oranges, and cashew butter, and kefir

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Thing 2: I’m also on a spray tan kick. Vitamin D and No skin cancer please. This brand is the best.

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Thing 3: These bags. The Core and Luxx from Livewell360.com they are on sale through tomorrow night. 10% off. My full review is below and the code is AMB10! at checkout. Yes, my new bag fetish. Like I need more fetishes, right?

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Note: the side zip compartment is for shoes and sweaty clothes. It will not fit a yoga mat.

Thing 4: First Update- in a month we’ll know if the hubs is racing this season or not. It’s been a hard month of trials, which I can’t get into now, but with trials there is always gained strength. I’m hoping he’ll be able to race. I pray about it daily, but I know it’s up to God to determine our plans. Hard truth to swallow. So for now I plan on posting other things, like silly thoughts, things, workouts, and recipes. Winking smile

Okay, those are my thoughts and things. Any others to share? What do you think of the Livewell360 bags?

Cheers,

LC

What I’m (fairly) Certain of Wednesday

Can I do that? Can I do a spin off WIAW? I think so. I know Jen won’t mind. She’s cool like that. Plus I need to release (share) some thoughts and it just so happens that I have a few recent food pics to go along with it.

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I am fairly certain, yes I say fairly because there is a 1% chance I might be wrong on a few of these things, but 99% of the time I a right and it feels good. Winking smile

I am fairly certain that I am behind on a lot of life things (work, laundry, emails, etc). But then again, who is ever ahead? Well besides the  the overachievers. We all know I am not one of those. Ha! I am what you call a “just right” achiever. ONE DAY and ONE WAVE AT A TIME! Amen.

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I’m fairly certain that frozen lifeway Kefir is even better when it’s cold out and you drizzle warmed molasses over it with a bit of fruit and GF Love Grown Foods Granola.

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I’m fairly certain that 35F is not cold to many people. But when there is a windshield of 23F and it’s drizzling, it’s flipping cold. And I am fairly certain I am a badass for running it. Plus I ran here (picture on right), which makes me even COOLER (pun intended)

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I’m fairly certain that we could live off homemade breakfast tacos and my new go to snacks (Grain free Cheesecake Protein Poppers). I made these last week and posted it here.

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I’m fairly certain, no wait, I am 100% certain that I am blessed. I know such wonderful people who send me goodie packages. Thank you Kalli for the necklace and thank you Amanda for sending me some David’s Tea. I finally get to try it. YAHOO!

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I’m fairly certain that I need these leftovers and a glass of red tonight… okay that I am 100% certain. Happy Wine Wednesday. Winking smile

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What are you fairly certain of today?

Cheers!

LC

P.S.

Just wanted to share that the Livewell360 Bags (the core and the luxx bags) are 10% off this week. I’m going to do a complete VLOG review tomorrow but couldn’t wait to share the discount. Just click here and type in the code AMB10 at checkout.

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P.P.S

A life update should be coming soon as well. You know, health, racing, injuries, etc. Oh goodness, yes.

Gluten Free Savory Sausage Bread Pudding – Recipe Makeover

This past Christmas the hubs and I decided to start a few new traditions. You see, we’ve always been away during Christmas and staying with friends and family, but this year we were home and decided to take advantage of it. We went hiking, cooked a nice meal, watch the Christmas story, and enjoyed OUR time. Then later Christmas day we ENJOYED some other family dinner traditions with the rest of the crew. ;-)

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We have a lot of traditions in our family. I guess that’s true for any family, but when you have a southern family, you don’t mess with tradition. Am I right?

In fact, when I was a kid, our Holiday traditions didn’t just stop at Christmas. Nope. It lasted all the way till New Year’s Day. Ahh, I can smell it now. Yes, the food. You see, every New Year’s Eve my family would invite other families and friends over for a party. The kids would hang out and the grown-ups with laugh, play board games, and wait for the clock to strike midnight. And when it did, you better believe we celebrated! Lots of confetti, blow horn, sparkling cider for the kids, and champagne for the adults. Then after we worked up an appetite celebrating, we’d eat breakfast. Yes, breakfast, at 2am. The only reason I’d stay up that late would to eat this goodness.

My mom would make a savory sausage and egg casserole and our family friends (from Louisiana) would bring their homemade bread pudding. Can you tell this was way before my gluten free days? Anyway, it was heaven. We’d fill up our bellies and then sleep like babies. Not a bad way to ring in the new year if you ask me.

But times have changed a bit and so have our eating habits. We still try to keep as much “tradition” as we can, just in a NEW approach, a healthier approach. Instead of feasting at 2am on eggs and cream filled goodness (although it never hurts to do so every once in a while), we’ve made this tradition into a New Year’s Day Brunch. And instead of 2 different dishes of casseroles and desserts, I’ve combined the best of both worlds and created one heavenly and savory gluten free bread pudding. Sounds unhealthy, but it’s actually quite the opposite. I have Silk PureAlmond Unsweetened Original and Vanilla to thank for that too!

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· 50% more calcium that dairy milk

· 100% lactose free

· 30 unthinkably low calories

· Free of GMO’s and verified by the Non-GMO project

· And yes… CREAMY, SMOOTH, DELICIOUS!

Using Silk PureAlmond Unsweetened Vanilla in this recipe gives it a little sweetness in the midst of savory. Now that’s how to start a new tradition! Yes!

Persimmon and Sausage Bread pudding

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Memory Monday: Recipe Makeover

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Ingredients
  • -----SEASONINGS
  • · 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • · ¼ teaspoon sea salt
  • · ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • · ¼ cup chopped fresh basil
  • · 2-4 sage leaves to place on top before baking. Don’t have fresh sage? Just use basil leaves or add 2 tsps. dried sage leaves (chopped) to your mixture.
  • · ¼ teaspoon of garlic
  • · Chili pepper flakes for topping (optional)
  • -----BREAD & FILLING
  • · ¾c Silk PureAlmond Unsweetened Original
  • · 1 ¼ cup Egg Beaters or 4 eggs, 2 egg whites
  • · 4 Large Gluten Free bread slices cut into 1-inch cubes
  • · 2-3 cups fresh spinach
  • · 1 persimmon- diced (you can also use apple, tomato, or pear)
  • · ¾ cup diced cooked chicken sausage (If you don’t have fresh sage available, you can always use Apple Gate Farms chicken and sage sausage)
  • ----TOPPING
  • · 1.5 ounces raw white cheddar cheese or other dairy free cheese (cut in strips or shredded)
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Coat an 8 x 8-inch glass baking dish or casserole dish with cooking spray.
  2. To prepare custard: Whisk eggs or egg beaters and silk unsweetened PureAlmond Vanilla in a medium bowl. Add mustard, salt, pepper and chopped basil and sage. Leave a few leaves to place on top on dish. Then whisk to combine.
  3. Toss bread, spinach, persimmon, and sausage in a large bowl. Add the egg and seasoning mixture and mix well, coating all the bread. Transfer to your baking dish and push down to even out and until the mixture hits all 4 corners evenly.
  4. Bake for about 10- 15 minutes, remove and add your cheese on top. Then bake for another 10 minutes until the egg mixture looks almost fully cooked and the cheese is almost melted. Broil the last 3-4 minutes if desired in order to get the cheese browned and corners crispy!

This serves about 6-8 people. The nutrient field is pretty awesome too! Check it out, makes you want to go back for seconds.

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This post is part of a sponsored campaign with Silk and Fitfluential, LLC. All opinions expressed are my own. Learn more about Silk Pure Almond Unsweetened on Facebook and Twitter. Also, check out more FitFluential Silk Almond Recipes on the Silk Almond FB page. Trust me, you’re gonna want a pen to write all these down.

Does your family thrive off tradition during the Holidays? If so, have you or did you change any of them  to make them a bit healthier? Do share!

Cheers,

LC

Weekend Encouragement

Maybe you need these words this morning, maybe you don’t. No wait, I take that back. You probably do, you just didn’t realize it. Maybe these words hit home. Maybe you needed some affirmation, some encouragement, or a feeling of peace.

Maybe just maybe, you need some weekend encouragement so that you can tackle that Monday motivation. Winking smile

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Majority of these posters have come from my pinterest board. I also follow about four different online devotionals as well a hard copy daily devotional. They are the best way to start my day!

Yes, a lot of faith talk today. It’s where i find my encouragement. And it’s what was on my heart to share.

Any favorite words of encouragement? Do share!

xxoo

Cheers!

LC