Always Double Check Your Ingredients…They Can Deceive You!

If one or more of the first few ingredients on the list are forms of sugar, then it is likely the food is high in sugar.  If the food product does not contain milk or fruit, then all the sugars have been added and you do not want to eat it. Do you love sugar? 


15-Minute Quick and Dirty Workout

More Kick Ass Workout Tips at: The Reset Plan  If you find yourself with very little time to workout, don’t forgo the session altogether. Even a 15-minute bout of the right exercise will deliver cardiovascular, muscular, and weight loss benefits. Here are some tips for a quick work out. Full Body 3-minute warm-up: cardio machine


Marinated Ribeye & Almond Vegetable Stir Fry

Marinated Ribeye & Almond Vegetable Stir Fry Prep time: 20 mins Cook time: 1 hour 15 mins Total time: 1 hour 35 mins Serves: 4 Ingredients 1 pound beef filet or ribeye 1 tbsp rice wine (dry sherry) 
1 tbsp light soy sauce 1 tsp sugar 1/4 tsp sesame oil 1 tsp rice flour 1 tbsp olive oil 1


Shanna’s FIT Tip Jar

Check out more about Shanna and Tips at: The Reset Plan  I did end up getting that black dress 😉 Every time I look at it, it reminds me that I earned it. -Shanna


Sweet Potato Butternut Squash Hash

Sweet Potato Butternut Squash Hash Prep time: 15 mins Cook time: 30 mins Total time: 45 mins Serves: 8 Ingredients 4 sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed 1 butternut squash, peeled and cubed 2 large sprigs of sage, chopped fine Good drizzle of olive oil (about 1 Tbsp) 1/4 tsp salt Pepper to taste 1 1/2 cups of walnut pieces


Lou’s Salad

Lou’s Salad Prep time: 7 mins Total time: 7 mins Serves: 1 Ingredients 1 head romaine lettuce 3 large tomatoes 2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1 Tbsp balsamic vinegar 1/4 tsp sea salt Instructions Wash lettuce and tomatoes carefully and drain well, slice tomatoes. Arrange lettuce in a salad bowl and place tomatoes on top. Mix oil,


Low-Calorie Lentil Soup

Low-Calorie Lentil Soup Prep time: 10 mins Cook time: 1 hour 10 mins Total time: 1 hour 20 mins Serves: 4 Ingredients 1 onion, chopped 1/4 cup olive oil 2 carrots, diced 2 stalks celery, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tsp dried oregano 1 bay leaf 1 tsp dried basil 1 (14.5 ounce) can


Steel Cut Oatmeal with Bananas & Walnuts

Steel Cut Oatmeal with Bananas & Walnuts Prep time: 15 mins Cook time: 25 mins Total time: 40 mins Serves: 1 Ingredients 1/4 cup cooked steel cut oats 1/4 cup of fat-free milk 1 Tbsp natural walnuts 1 small banana cut into slices (or blueberries) 1 tsp ground flaxseed Instructions Boil 1 cup of water over high heat. Add