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‘Zingy’ Turkey Burgers

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‘Zingy’ Turkey Burgers

Do you ever crave a good healthy burger with some good flavor that you can have at home? Umm, been there, done that, so I created this Zingy Turkey Burger that is incredibly tasty. I wanted to work with what I had in the refrigerator so with some green onions, serrano peppers, cilantro, and ground turkey, this creation was born. It’s simple, it’s healthy, and full of Zing!!

I also made a side sauté that I put on top of my turkey burger and placed the turkey burger over a bed of mixed greens and sprinkled goat cheese on top. Soooo crazy good!

Here’s how you make it happen…

Now onto that Sauté I mentioned…

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Hot Deals for Valentine’s Day!

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Hot Deals for Valentine’s Day!

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I can’t believe that Cupid’s beloved day is just around the corner… Already!! I’m scratching my head as I look at the calendar, because I’m still just getting  into the swing of things for this new year! I guess it’s time to face the facts, February is only a few days away, and Valentine’s Day will be here in no time. It’s time to start thinking about gifts for your Valentine(s)!

With the help of some of my friends I was able to score all of YOU some hot deals on some of my favorite gifts to give! I’ve been a recipient of all of these gifts at one point, and they are things I truly love and have appreciated the thoughts behind them. Wether these gifts are for yourself or someone else, they are sure to be a hit! Make sure you pass along your wish list too! ;)

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Reset Cleanse

Gluten-Free Me / Healthy Living


RESET WITH RITUAL CLEANSE

{Promo Code with discount for YOU is below!}

Many of you have seen me mention Ritual Cleanse on facebook or twitter, I love them, and I’m going to tell you why…


I’ll begin with why I even did the cleanse in the first place. It was at the beginning of the New Year, January 2012. I had always been curious about doing 3-day juice cleanse, and I knew a few people that had done Ritual and had loved it. I thought, if they could love 3 days of drinking organic “good for you” juice, I could love it too. And what better time to do a cleanse to reset your mind and body than the beginning of a New Year? And that is just what I did. I’m not going to lie, the very first cleanse I did (in January) was a challenge, and that is one more thing that I loved about it, the

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Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookie Jars

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Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookie Jars

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Happy Holidays My Friends!

I’ve been doing some baking, which is one of my favorite things to do for friends and family, especially at this time of year! I had been playing around with chocolate chip cookie recipes, and my goal was to create a cookie that was not just gluten free, but grain free as well. My next goal was to not have any refined sugar and to make the cookies low-glycemic… I NAILED IT! I have created a “healthier” (There are still chocolate chips!), grain free, gluten free, paleo friendly, a “lower in sugar” chocolate chip cookie that everyone I served one to said that they needed more, and more, and more! I thought, if these are this good I should share them with everyone! So I decided to put my specialty high quality ingredients in a jar for all of you to be able to make in your own home …

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Gluten Free Thanksgiving Recipes

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Gluten Free Thanksgiving Recipes

 

Happy Thanksgiving Friends! I am so Thankful for all of you, and I’m thankful that I can share some great Gluten Free recipes with all of you so hopefully everyone will be able to enjoy what’s on their plate this year. All of these recipes taste “normal”, actually better than normal. ;) There’s no reason you’ll need to make 2 different meals to accommodate the gluten allergies in your family, no one will ever taste the difference and your gluten free friends and family will feel like it is such a treat to get to enjoy a full Thanksgiving spread with the whole family.

Gluten Free Tip:

When cooking or baking for your Gluten Free friends or family, use clean surfaces, appliances, and dishes. There is nothing like having the anxiety of cross contamination and fearing that the hardwork that the host put in to prepare an amazing meal for YOU could make you

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Everyday Tips for Living Gluten Free

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Everyday Tips for Living Gluten Free

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While there can be many challenges living with a gluten intolerance, it’s one of my life’s challenges that I’ve learned to respect wholeheartedly by committing myself to a healthy diet and routine.  It definitely takes patience and hard work to maintain a gluten free diet, but it’s worth it.  Though I personally have not been diagnosed with Celiac disease, my gluten intolerance helps me relate to those who do (I treat myself as if I do have Celiac Disease), so I wanted to share some of my top – simple and tasty tips– for living gluten free!

1. Pack snacks when you’re on-the-go:

So many of us are always on-the-go, and while more and more convenience stores are catering to gluten-free eaters, it’s always most helpful to me to bring my own snacks.  I love to keep a SOYJOY bar in my bag, just in case where I’m going doesn’t have an …

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My Pumpkin Spice Latte Experience & Green Juice to Follow

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My Pumpkin Spice Latte Experience & Green Juice to Follow

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A few weeks ago I had my 1st Pumpkin Spice Latte ever. I had to, I’ve had this curiosity of why everyone loves it so much. The air was (warmly) crisp that morning  & it was starting to feel like fall (San Diego fall), so I took the plunge. First of all, I haven’t had Starbucks in ages, I hadn’t had cows milk in ages (months) either, but they don’t have my preferred options (Almond Milk or Coconut Milk), so this was a big day… I took a sip. <Insert my disappointed face here> To be honest, I was not that impressed. I was bummed. Everyone else loves these things sooo much! Not to bash those of you that love these PSL’s that only come around once a year, it just didn’t work for me or my tummy. So, in moments like these, I keep a “green juice” on …

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How to Host a Gluten Free Party

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How to Host a Gluten Free Party

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Living a gluten free life is more than a trend. It’s a lifestyle that I live every day. Take it from me, there’s nothing worse than getting stuck at a party or getting ready to dine out without any gluten-free options. The last thing us gluten free eaters want is to feel like a burden to friends. Am I right, or am I right? ;) When I have gatherings I like to show my friends how it’s done so they can better understand what I can eat, and how I eat, and that “my food” really does taste just as good and sometimes even better than “glutenous” food! I always like to put a healthy spin on my snacks and treats too so everybody walks away feeling good. Everything on this menu fits in perfectly with the Tone It Up Nutrition Plan that I live by… …

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My Simple Plane Workout

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My Simple Plane Workout

 

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Flying to Malawi, Africa was quite a trek. We started with a red-eye from LA to Washington DC and then had a long layover and finally hopped on a 14 hour flight to Ethiopia! Yes, 14 hours, and that was not our final destination. About 4 more hours and we finally arrived to this very special place I will get to spend  two weeks in.

I don’t know about you, but sitting for more than just a few hours I begin to ache. My hips, my lower back, my ribs begin to ache and then feel numb, thanks to old dance injuries, so I have to move and I have to stretch! I also become very restless and drive myself crazy, haha.

I always walk around or stretch when I can during layovers or when on the plane, but today called for an actual workout. A little toning never hurt anybody, right?! No way.  And …

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New Years Deals!

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New Years Deals!

Discounts for YOU!

 

 

Some of my favorite things from my Holiday Gift Guide are still honoring great deals! 

Get your friends, family, coworkers, or yourself some great gifts to start off the New Year!

For Good Health:

Start the year with a 3 day juice cleanse to reset your body and give your system a break from all of the goodies and excitement of the holiday season. Follow it by kicking off the rest of your year and learn to live the Beach Babe way. Buying this Nutrition Plan was the best gift I’ve ever given myself, and it has seriously changed my life.

-When you buy a 3 Day Ritual Cleanse you can get $50 OFF using this code: TENLEY50 This code expires December 31, 2012 To order go to: www.ritualcleanse.com (I order the Seasonal Reset w/ 3 days of “Shred” to workout)

-For a one time price of $150 you

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