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The way I see it, the time is NOW... for change to come & happiness, health & strength to be found. As of 2012, this has only changed in the way that I have stumbled upon an amazing at home business venture that has given me the avenue to ACTUALLY help transform peoples lives. Funny thing is, that's been my goal all along. So now I not only share who I am here but what I do. The fact is that anyone of you can actually find your happiness & success thru allowing the right connections to occur in your life. If you are on my blog... you made it here because you are looking to shift, strive, smile &/or change. Well now, I can help guide you to do any & all of the above thru personal motivation, life changing products with an outstanding reputation & LONG list of testimonials, substantial savings with our shopping annuity & incredible business opportunities to actually call your own... While never having to leave the security of your current J O B! Never be afraid to give something you know nothing about a chance; at least to hear about it. Then you can make an educated decision to pass it up not an ignorant one. The opportunities exist.

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Finally got my 6 miler in!!! Yay!!! Now I can move forward with my training. Did 5 push - ups after the cool down and will get 10 more in before bed.( Really have to start working on upper body strength) 25 angled knee raises on each side standing and 15 slow squats making sure to go low and steady.

Had my Isotonix cocktail in the A.M. followed by a fruit n' nut bar for breakfast about 1/2 an hour later and a lot of water. Lunch was my protein shake with frozen blueberries, oatmeal and flax seed. Mmmm! Lol... No real idea on what dinner will be but got an avocado in for a snack with another bottle of water.

Let's see what tomorrow brings...

Here are some great breakfast Ideas!! 1 a day will be posted for ten days... =)

Flat Belly Diet Morning Meals

10 delicious ways to blast belly fat at breakfast

Woman eating cereal

A Smart Way to Start Your Day

If your standby breakfast is boring, fattening or--worse--nonexistent, then you could use a Flat Belly Diet morning meal makeover.

These 10 satisfying recipes are great whether you’re running off to work, making breakfast for the family, or entertaining friends for a weekend brunch.

The belly-fat fighting ingredients in these recipes are MUFAs (monounsaturated fatty acids)--The Flat Belly Diet magic ingredient that targets stubborn tummy fat.

MUFAs are the good-for-you fats found in foods such as avocados, olive oil--even dark chocolate! You’ll find a MUFA in each of these 10 delicious recipes. Enjoy Breakfast!

Published November 2011, Prevention

Updated November

Banana Pancakes with Walnut Honey

Who needs syrup? Honey and walnuts make the perfect sweet and crunchy topping for these sensational pancakes.

This easy pancake mix recipe contains more fiber than most store-bought varieties and can serve double-duty for waffles and fruit crepes recipes.

TIME: 30 minutes

Walnut Honey
1 and 1/3 c Easy Pancake Mix or store-bought, trans-fat free pancake mix
1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
1 c low-fat buttermilk
1/4 c water
1 egg
1 Tbsp canola oil
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 large banana, halved lengthwise and cut thin slices
1/2 c fresh raspberries

1/2 c walnuts, chopped (MUFA)
1/3 c honey
1 Tbsp water

Directions for Banana Pancakes with Walnut Honey

1. To prepare the pancakes: Combine the pancake mix and cinnamon in a large bowl. Combine the buttermilk, water, egg, oil, and vanilla extract in a separate bowl. Whisk into the pancake mix and stir until smooth. Fold in the banana. Set aside.

2. To prepare the walnut honey: Combine the walnuts, honey, and water in a small bowl.

3. Coat a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray and set over medium heat. Add the pancake batter in scant 1/4 cupfuls and cook, in batches, for about 2 minutes or until the pancakes have puffed and the undersides are lightly browned. Turn the pancakes and cook for about 2 minutes longer or until lightly browned. Serve with the walnut honey and raspberries.

Nutrition Info Per Serving: 425 cal, 10 g pro, 67 g carb, 15 g fat, 2 g sat fat, 55 mg chol, 387 mg sodium, 5 g fiber


Ms. Chapis said...

This looks yummy But Who has time to make pancakes at 5am before work :(

Connie said...

Lol... these are just ideas Ms. Chapis!! ;) Maybe get the batter made before hand... or even get a batch of pancakes made on the weekend to have them refridgerated for during the week... Were there's a will... there has to be away! But this way, you can eat something worth getting in your system. Hope the other nine recipes will be easier to try out! :)

Sylisabel said...

On my to do list, i'm sure my Fam will enjoy these! Thanks ;)

Connie said...

Glad I can help... It's just always good to get some fresh ideas... :) Let me know how you like 'em! I think I'm gonna try making them too. Lol

lynette said...

Connieeeeee I need help.... first of all I willll be making those pancakes omg YUM!!! second of all I have my cousins wedding in 30 days I need help with tips on what to eat to help me lose the most weight possible in a HEALTHY manner so I can KEEP it off......... HELP!!!! :)

Connie said...

Simple steps Lynette! You got this!!! Log how much you weigh NOW and if you can... take your measurements so that you can see what you are about to make happen!!! =D

No more dairy! That alone will boost your weight loss. No cheese. No milk. No yougurt. No ice cream. NO DAIRY!

Increase your water intake... Aim for three to four bottles a day. (If you have to have something else with meals... opt for tea with NO sugar or CoKe ZeRo)

Work out 30/60 min a day for 5/6 days a week... (Even if you can only fit 15 min on any given day, DO it!!! Get a sweat in!!)

Finally, your grocery list:
Pam cooking spray
LOTS of chicken breasts
Cans of tuna
Mrs. Dash Seasoning
LOTS of lettuce
Sweet potatoes
Lean ground beef
Any fish fillet(if you know how to cook it) I Don'T! o_O
CoLoRfuLL Bell Peppers
Any fruit (Specially strawberries & Blueberries)
Snack foods...
Raw nut trail mix!
100 calorie Special K bars
(try to stick to only 1 snack a day)

Now... mix and match anything you want off this list for 3/5 small meals a day or 3 larger portion meals!

If you MuSt have pasta... only once a day and keep portion control! If you MuSt have rice... try to make it steamed and brown if possible(flavor it w/veggies)
Again, only once a day and remember portion control!!

I'm aLwAyS available for questions girl. You know where to find me! ;) Good Luck and kick some ass Lynette!!!