Rosy VOXBOX!


I received this VOXBOX complimentary from Influenster for testing purposes & I’m SO excited!! 

What’s in the box?

  • Fancy Feet Ball of Foot Cushions
  • Secret Clinical Strength Deoderant 
  • Not Your Mother’s Beach Babe Soft Waves Sea Salt Spray (already used it & it smells AMAZING!)
  • PURELL Advanced Hand Sanitizer Naturals
  • Vera Wang Embrace
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Protein Smoothie Bowl


Smoothie Bowl Base

  • 1 scoop protein powder
  • 1 cup frozen strawberries (or fruit of choice)
  • 1 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk
  • 1 packet stevia 
  • 1 tsp xanthan gum
  1. Blend all above ingredients until smooth – that simple!
  2. Add toppings of choice! Above I added 1 tbsp dark chocolate morsels & 1/2 serving no salt pistachios. 😊

Healthy Banana Bread 🍌🍞


Healthy Banana Bread

Ingredients:

  • 2 ripe bananas
  • 1 small (about 5oz.) container Greek plain yogurt
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 tbsp baking Truvia
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar Truvia
  • 3/4 cup whole wheat flour
  • 2 tbsp flaxseed meal
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350F. 
  2. In a bowl, smash banana & mix in yogurt & egg. 
  3. Add in sugars until well dispersed. 
  4. On top of wet ingredients, add flour, flaxseed, baking soda, salt, & cinnamon. 
  5. Spray muffin tin, evenly distribute batter & bake about 25-30 minutes, checking for doneness with a toothpick. 
  6. Remove from oven & allow to cool in tins for about 10 minutes. Remove from tins & place on a cooling rack. 
  7. Enjoy! 😋

Tips:

  • This recipe can be doubled & made into a loaf, increasing the cooking time to about 55 minutes. 
  • Store bread in refrigerator for up to 1 week or freeze for up to 3 months. 
  • 1 piece = 107 calories (1.6F • 20.6C • 4.8P)

10 Day Cleanse Eats

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I’ve posted about the 10 day cleanse that Advocare has to offer (link to blog post here –> https://lyssrobb.wordpress.com/2015/05/27/10-day-cleanse/ ), but I’d like to cover meal options for those of you who struggle to find ideas. First, I’d like to say that I would NEVER recommend a product that I wouldn’t put into my own body. I trust Advocare and their products 100% and highly recommend them to all who seek a healthy lifestyle. Eating healthy doesn’t have to mean boring, trust me! I’m 100% a true foodie at heart so you know food always hits home with me. 😉 I always like to keep it new & exciting!

There are certain foods that we try to avoid on the cleanse to receive our fullest potential results. Those foods are:

(These products keep toxins alive, like throwing fuel on a fire)

• Alcohol

• Coffee, Sodas, Energy Drinks (only drink Spark or Slam)

• White foods/Starches (e.g. white pasta, bagels, white bread, white rice, processed foods, crackers, chips)

• Sauces

• Cooking with Oils (it is best to cook with Water or Broth)

• Sugar, Honey, Desserts – (except for fresh fruits – these are good sugars on the 10-day Cleanse)

• Cheese & Mushrooms (both are “molds” and will help keep toxins alive)

• If at all possible, avoid Dairy Products (cow’s milk, yogurt, butter, etc…dairy products contain lots of sugars and will feed the toxins)

• Fatty Foods, Fried Foods, Fast Foods, Meat with skin or breading

• Ground beef or fatty meats. Turkey meat is much better and you can season it to taste!

• Salad dressings (due to the fat and oil content – use Salsa or fresh squeezed lemon juice and spices instead)

• Canned fruit or vegetables

• Dried fruit coated with sugar

• Instant rice or oatmeal

The following items are optional because they are not a low glycemic carb. For best results, hold off for 10 days:

• Sprouted Grain Bread or Tortillas (Ezekiel is a great brand)

• 100% Whole Grain Pasta

• 100% Whole Wheat Bread (make sure it says 100% or else it’s just white bread in brown clothing –

preferably Stone Ground Wheat)

Now that we know what NOT to have… here are the recommended foods:

• Fresh/Raw Fruits and Veggies (will serve as “S-O-S” pads to scrub out the toxins)

• 100% Whole Grain Rice (Brown rice, Wild rice), Quinoa

• Oatmeal

• Chicken, Fish, Turkey Breast, Ground Turkey

• Almond Milk, Rice Milk

• Healthy Fats: Avocado, Olives/Olive Oil, Raw Nuts/Seeds (unsalted and not coated with anything)

• Peanut or Almond Butter (no sugar or oil added)

• Beans, Lentils

• Chicken or Vegetable Broths

• Hummus (without the oil)

• Fresh Diluted Juices, Herbal Teas

• Garlic, Spices, Herbs, Fresh Salsa, Taco Seasoning (low sodium)

• For cooking, use water, broth, lemon juice, or the non-stick spray with no calories/fat (do not use oil)

& now to the meal ideas..

Breakfast:

30 minutes BEFORE breakfast is your probiotic (AM Herbal Cleanse pack), spark & Catalyst if chosen as an add on.


Right before breakfast mix up your fiber & chug. If you let this sit, it thickens. To add flavor you can add some spark or mio to your fiber drink.

Omegaplex & your multivitamin is taken with your meal & a FULL glass of water to wash down the fiber.


2 slices low sodium Ezekial bread toasted with 4 egg whites & hot sauce. 1/2 cup berries.


4 egg whites, peppers, onions, & hot sauce. 1 & 1/2 cups plain rice Chex, truvia sweetener, 1/2 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk.

Egg white egg bake with spinach, turkey sausage, & hot sauce. 1 & 1/2 cups plain rice Chex, truvia sweetener, 1/2 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk.

Snack 1 & 2:

1 apple & 1 tbsp natural peanut butter.

1 low carb 100% whole wheat wrap, 1-100 calorie guacamole pack, 2 tbsp salsa, lettuce

2 lightly salted rice cakes with 1-100 calorie guacamole.

1 pear & 1 tbsp natural peanut butter.

2 lightly salted rice cakes & 2 tbsp hummus

1-100 calorie guacamole & 1 serving carrots. 

Lunch:

5 ounces chicken breast with hot sauce, 1 serving brown jasmine rice, mixture of 1 cup of no salt corn/carrots. Sprayed with spray butter.

2 slices low sodium Ezekial bread, 5 ounces hot sauce chicken, 1 slice tomato, lettuce, mustard. 14 baby carrots.

Dinner:

Hot sauce chicken lettuce wraps & veggie mix.

5 ounces chicken with Braggs amino acids, broccoli & carrots. Recipe below. 

5 ounces chicken, 1/4 cup no salt added tomato sauce seasoned with Mrs.Dash tomato basic garlic seasoning, spaghetti squash.

Forgot to get pictures of these..

  • Mrs.Dash Teryaki marinaded chicken with cauliflower rice.
  • Turkey lettuce burgers & veggies.
  • Eggplant lasagna made with the sauce above from the spaghetti squash & lean ground turkey.
  • Taco turkey meatballs (ground turkey mixed with garlic powder, pepper & Mrs.Dash taco seasoning cooked at 350F for 30min) dipped in salsa & green beans on the side.
  • Baked pork chips with hot sauce & cauliflower mashed potatoes.
  • Cashew crusted chicken (chicken breast dipped in crushed cashews with seasoning & baked) with mixed veges. 

Late Night Snack: (if needed)

Lightly salted rice cake, berries, nuts, whey protein or…

MY FAVORITE!! AWESOME snack to end the evening with. ☕️ I was craving something sweet so I found a hot chocolate recipe that is “cleanse approved”. I honestly LOVED it & will prefer making my hot chocolate this way from now on! Only 40 calories for a cup. Tastes just like the real thing in my book & definitely trumps Swiss miss packets any day.

Intrigued?

Here’s how to make it:

Ingredients:

• 1 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder

• 3 Splenda packets or zero calorie sweetener of choice

• 1/4 tsp vanilla extract

• 1 cup unsweetened vanilla cashew milk (or almond milk)
Directions:

1. Place first 3 ingredients in a mug along with 1 tbsp of cashew milk. Mix until it forms a paste about 30 seconds (it takes a bit to work in the milk so don’t give up!).

2. Add in 1/4 cup more cashew milk & mix until smooth. Scrape down sides & mix in.

3. Add remainder of the cashew milk & stir to combine.

4. Microwave about 1 1/2 minutes, stir & enjoy your creamy chocolately (healthy😉) goodness!!

Before bed:

Herbal cleanse tablet (herbal cleanse box PM pack).

REMEMBER!! It’s important to drink plenty of water throughout the day. Also, always trim any fat off of your meat & then measure. If you don’t mind spicy, hot sauce will become your BEST FRIEND!! I use it basically on everything for some extra flavor. Low sodium seasonings are also great to add flavor as well as Braggs amino acids (little goes a long way!). You are not limited to these meals, they are simply ideas from what I consumed throughout my cleanse. Also, a cleanse can be done every 90 days. However, the meal plan can be followed as a healthy lifestyle change! Hope this helps!! 🙂

For more information you can visit my website at: http://www.advocare.com/150387067 or feel free to comment below! Thanks! ❤

Fall Festive Breakfast Hash 🍎🍌🍳

Fall Festive Breakfast Hash


Ingredients:

  • 10 slices reduced sodium turkey bacon
  • 2 red apples (I used fugi)
  • 2 plantains (preferably not as green as mine! – the grocery store didn’t have any others & I was eager to make this recipe 😉)
  • 1 onion
  • Sprinkle of cinnamon
  • Sprinkle of zero calorie sweetener (I used Zing!)

Directions:

  1. Cut turkey bacon into small pieces & begin cooking  in skillet. 
  2. In the meantime, remove peels from plantains & cut into pieces. 
  3. Once bacon has cooked a bit, add plantains & cook until softened. 
  4. Cut onions into pieces & add to skillet. 
  5. Cut apples & also add to skillet once onions have become a bit translucent. 
  6. Cook for a few minutes & then add cinnamon & sugar. Continue cooking until apples have softened slightly. 

I separated this recipe into 5 servings for a meal prepped breakfast! Each morning I make a few egg whites to have on the side. You can cool your eggs into the mixture if you’d like, but I don’t like my eggs with cinnamon nor sweet so I prefer not to. 

Enjoy the fall flavors!! 🍂🍁🎃

Skinny Mexican Wrap🌯

Skinny Mexican Wrap🌯

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb lean ground turkey 
  • 1/2 cup black beans 
  • 1/2 cup corn 
  • 1 1/4 cups refried beans
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 5 low carb wraps 
  • Cheese (optional)
  • Seasoning (paprika, cumin, pepper, garlic powder, chili powder)

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 425F. 
  2. Brown ground turkey until cooked through. 
  3. Add seasonings & water. Simmer until water evaporates. 
  4. Mix black beans & corn into turkey mixture. 
  5. Spoon 1/4 cup refried beans onto center of tortilla. 
  6. Top with ground turkey mixture. Add cheese also at this time if desired. 
  7. Roll tortilla up into a wrap. 
  8. Place all tortillas on a greased, foiled cookie sheet & bake for 15 minutes. Enjoy!

I meal prepped these ahead of time & heated them in the toaster oven ech day. 😊 I made 5 wraps, but had leftover turkey mixture for each day to each on the side so you could technically make more. 

Macros (1 wrap): 39P • 7F • 35C

Triple Chocolate Protein Donuts 🍩


Triple Chocolate Protein Donuts

Donut Ingredients:

  • 1 heaping scoop chocolate protein powder
  • 1 1/2 tbsp coconut flour
  • 1 1/2 tbsp fat free/sugar free chocolate pudding mix
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 5 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 2 tbsp Truvia baking blend
  • Water 

Icing:

  • Greek Vanilla Whipped 100 Yogurt

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350F. 
  2. Mix all donut ingredients together in a bowel except water. 
  3. Add water 1 tbsp at a time until batter reaches brownie like batter consistency. I used 9 tbsp. 
  4. Spray donut pan with cookie spray & scoop batter out into 4 donuts. 
  5. Bake for 15 minutes or until a toothpick poked comes clean. 
  6. When ready to eat, top donut with 1/2 container of Greek 100 Whipped yogurt. 😋

Refrigerate to keep fresh!

Macros (1 donut w/o yogurt topping): 9.5P • 1.5F • 15C