Happy Monday everyone!!
Just like last time…I am hesitant to post pics…but I am..and I’m hoping it will inspire someone else.
I just finished round two of the green smoothie cleanse. In the 20 days (took a week break in between the two rounds and am being followed by my doctor) I have lost 18 lbs!!!!! Go me! Go me!
My boyfriend joined me this time and I don’t know how much he has lost yet but he looks noticeably different.
I have to say this cleanse has really changed the way I view what I eat. Since my journey has begun, my blood pressure is down from 130/98 to 110/79. I’m a nurse and I’m on my feet all day and I have noticed a big change in the way I feel after a long day. No more pain!
Again I have to thank my coworker Sandra for inspiring me to try this cleanse; JJ Smith for sharing this wonderful wisdom with me; my family and friends who have supported me every step of the way; and all of YOU on this page that encourage me and inspire me everyday!!
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So June 8th I started JJ Smith’s 10 day Green Smoothie Cleanse. It’s a cleanse that focuses on what all cleanses focus on….cleaning out all the toxins. Your day consists of drinking a homemade smoothie (usually spinach based with fruit) and snacking inbetween on fresh fruit and veggies. I downloaded her book off of Amazon. It was a little rough day one….but after that, I had so much energy, my face cleared up and the inches were coming off. In the 10 days I lost 11 lbs but the difference I noticed was in my waistline.
I took the before pics(at the top) June 8th and the after pics this morning. I have lost a total of 11 lbs with no gym! I didn’t measure myself but the proof is in the pictures! I will start round two after a 5 day break with just clean eating.
Boil jumbo shells according to the directions on the box.
Mix 1/2 cup of ricotta cheese, 1/2 cup of mozzarella cheese, and 1/2 cup of parmesan cheese and 1 egg. Then add a little parsley, basil, salt, and pepper to taste.
Cover the bottom of your pan with spaghetti sauce of choice. Top with shells (opening side up). And fill shells with your cheese mixture.
Afterwards, cover top with remaining sauce and sprinkle top with parmesean cheese
Bake at 350° for 20-30 minutes.
Serve with more yummy foods!
For the bread recipe, click here.
PREP: 10 mins
COOK: 15 mins
READY IN: 25 mins
1 (8 ounсе) loаf Frеnсh brеаd
1/3 сup grаtеd Pаrmеsаn сhееsе 1/2 сup buttеr, softеnеd
2 tаblеspoons gаrliс powdеr
1 tеаspoon driеd pаrslеy
1. Prеhеаt ovеn to 375 dеgrееs F (190 dеgrееs C).
2. Cut brеаd into 1-inсh thiсk sliсеs, without сutting аll thе wаy through thе loаf.
3. Mix Pаrmеsаn сhееsе, buttеr, gаrliс powdеr, аnd pаrslеy in а smаll bowl.
4. Sprеаd mixturе bеtwееn sliсеs of brеаd аnd ovеr thе top of thе loаf.
5. Wrаp loаf in аluminum foil, lеаving thе top pаrtiаlly unсovеrеd.
6. Bаkе in prеhеаtеd ovеn until buttеr is mеltеd аnd brеаd toаstеd, 15 to 20 minutеs.
Instagram Plus Size Inspirations
I’ve been looking around on Instagram and found a couple of HOT fashionistas
First up is Cindy Louis
So I’m just having a vent session. So I’ve had success with the super shred diet…but for my lifestyle, it’s just not working. At work I NEVER eat on time because I just don’t have time. When I’m off I sleep in which throws the timing off and leaves me eating extremely too late. So now I’m frustrated. I’ve never been able to stick to a program (besides clean eating) for too long. And I have major vacation plans for this summer! I can’t go looking like this! Any suggestions??
Oh and Happy Earth Day!