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Encouraging friends to be their best by building healthier lifestyle habits <3

on May 14, 2013

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I’m sure everyone who has ever taken a moment to think about it knows that embedded habits are hard to break. So, why would you think that after a few months of perfect eating habits those old nasty ones are gone forever? Even with the experience of what it feels like to fit in your skinny jeans, sleep well and having more energy than you know what to do with, you forget and serve up a sugary snack! Why?! Our habits take over in times of mindless-ness or stress.
Ever have this happen to you? Everything is going great in the show pen. You are in control, your horse is reading the cow and it feels like you are making a run at the pay window…then comes a bad cow. Yikes! Things are going fast…no time to think…STRESS! Here come those old bad habits that you have been working so hard to get past and you’re right back to leaning and gripping. (Oh, just me huh?) Yup, those old bad habits are just waiting for a stressful situation to rear up to think that they were invited back. Good news!! As you learn strong healthy habits, they can come back just as easily. Without giving much thought, you walk right past the foods that are bad for you to look over what’s available to fuel up in a hurry! Just like practicing for show day, time and a little positive focus teaches you strong habits to move you toward the desired outcome. You’ll be working tough cows with confidence and junk food is back in the past!

Have you heard all the BUZZ about Dr. Andersen and his 30 Day Habits of Health challenge? Working on fixing bad habits does take commitment and what better way than getting support from the expert?!
To date, 11,000 people have already taken the 30 day challenge! My question is……..What about YOU!?!? Simply follow the link and sign up. Regardless of where you are on your journey to create health in your life, the challenge will provide you with another layer of info and support. I think you will LOVE IT!!!!!!!
http://www.drwayneandersen.com/resources/dr-a-30-day-challenge/
Oh and……even more exciting news as Dr. A was in the Wall Street Journal! Check out the article!
http://online.wsj.com/article/PR-CO-20130501-905186.html
I hope you find these support tools helpful! These tools are available to everyone so feel free to share with a friend. As always, I am here, willing and able to assist anyone who is ready to move on with their life and finally reach their weight loss goals. Oh, as usual…ready with a yummy recipe too 🙂
Crispy Buffalo Chicken Bites Medifast isn’t just for snacking!
9 oz. raw boneless skinless chicken breast cut into cubes- should yield 6 oz cooked (1 Lean)
1 tbsp Frank’s Red Hot Wing Sauce (1 Condiment)
1 Bag Medifast Parmesan Cheese Puffs (1 Meal)
1 tbsp Reduced Fat Grated Parmesan Cheese (1 Condiment)
Optional Dipping Sauce:
2 tbsp Hidden Valley Light Ranch Dressing (1 Healthy Fat)
1 tsp Frank’s Red Hot Wing Sauce (0.33 Condiments)

1)Preheat Oven to 350.
2)Finely crush the Parmesan puffs into a bread-crumb consistency – use food processor or just whack the heck out of the (already opened) bag with
something heavy. Mix the Parmesan cheese with the processed Parmesan puffs and pour crumb mixture into a plastic Ziploc bag. Set aside. 3)Cut Chicken Breast into approximately 1 inch cubes/chunks. Combine chicken with 1 tbsp of Frank’s Hot Wing Sauce, tossing until combined.
4)Place the coated chicken (let excess sauce drip off chicken before placing in bag) into the Ziploc bag with the crumb mixture and shake the bag, making sure the chicken is completely coated with the crumbs.
5)Put the crumb coated chicken cubes onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper (etc.) and bake for approximately 25-30 minutes. Cooking time will vary depending on your oven, maybe use a oven light and kept an eye on them to make sure they didn’t burn.
6)Combine ranch dressing and 1 tsp Frank’s Hot Wing Sauce and stir until combined. Serve with chicken bites.

1 Lean Serving with 2.33 Condiments, 1 Healthy Fat, and 1 Meal (Don’t forget to add your Greens!)

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