Friday, October 25, 2013

Oreo Balls

Throughout the day I check out many different blogs but one blog that I have read for a while is Undressed Skeleton. She has so many different recipes and all of her pictures are so bright and colorful. Yesterday she had a recipe for BoooOreo Balls and I knew I had to try them out. My bf loves oreos so I thought I would surprise him with a yummy treat. Now these by all means are not healthy but they ended up perfect:)

What you will need
1 package of double stuffed oreos
1/4 cup cream cheese
milk chocolate chips
vanilla icing
2 tbsp of water

Start by scraping out the filling of the oreos with a knife.

Then get to cruchin.... I felt like I got a workout by just doing this.


Then mix your filling and cream cheese.

To make it mix better I put in the microwave for about 30 seconds.

Then mix everything together. (filling/cream cheese and crunched oreos)

Roll mixture into balls and put on wax paper and refrigerate for about 30 minutes.

Then melt your chocolate chips. (It is easiest to just do it in the microwave)


Then roll your balls into the milk chocolate to cover the outside.

Then add the vanilla icing to the top and let sit till hardened.

Then enjoy your tasty oreo balls!! I think this is the first dessert that actually turned out good!!!

Thanks  Undressed Skeleton!!
Today's workout: Easy day
Go for a 30 minute walk
5 minutes of different planks

Day 21 recommit:
Breakfast: spinach and mozzarella omelet with hot sauce
Snack: 25 almonds
Lunch: Verde Chicken Soup and a half ham sandwich with 100 % wheat bread
Snack: Popped chips
Dinner: grilled chicken and eggs

203 days no diet mountain dew
19days till (new) ultimate goal
April 4th 1st 10k- 160 days

Thursday, October 24, 2013

NeoLife and Verde Chicken Soup

Like I have always said I love getting mail when it's not bills. I mean really who likes getting bills. So I was super exited when I went to check yesterday and had a nice big package waiting for me. My first cousin is part of the Neolife team and it is all about a better way of life. You can tell with her, she just had a precious baby this year and she is already back to being her tiny self.

Aren't they adorable!!

Now to my package.....
When I opened it up it was full of ,
• NeoLifeTea is an instant, delicious and refreshing naturally stimulating energy boost*—based on pure and potent ingredients; and offered in a convenient on-the-go stick form.*
• Our exclusive Energy Blend ingredients comprise of a unique combination of carefully selected green, black, and white teas (Camellia sinensis) brimming with rejuvenating antioxidants, and naturally occurring caffeine. They promote instant energy, fat burning, and efficient metabolism.*
• Our unique Adaptogen Blend includes standardized extracts of Panax ginseng, Codonopsis pilosula and Rhodiola rosea herbs known to promote mental alertness and well-being.*
• Rich in antioxidants from premium all-natural tea leaves, and health promoting bioactive components.
• Standardized green tea extract delivers active EGCG, the key compound attributed to the fat-burning effects of green tea.*
• Naturally flavored & sweetened with a touch of lemon and a golden drop of honey for a delicious and refreshing beverage that can be enjoyed anytime, hot or cold.
• Only 5 calories per serving.
• No artificial colors, flavors, sweeteners, or preservatives added
Neo-Life Shake Packets
A delicious and convenient shake to help satisfy hunger while giving you lasting energy. Based on the science of cellular nutrition & GR2 Control Technology for daily nutrition and weight management.

Convenient single servings for nutrition and weight management on-the-go.
Tre: • Not just juice, Tré is a bioactive nutritional essence -- a pure blend of three of nature's most potent, health-enhancing ingredients: Pomegranate, Acai berry, and Green Tea.
• These phytonutrient-rich Super Fruits join forces with Inflox, an exclusive proprietary blend of deep, dark berries: blueberry, elderberry, bilberry, cranberry, black currant, and red & white grapes.
• This unique blend is further enhanced with two powerful, scientifically validated anti-aging antioxidants: resveratrol and alpha-lipoic acid.
• Tré provides nutrients that support the body's natural ability to fight the evil twins of aging and disease: inflammation and oxidation.*
• A potent essence of nature, based on a solid foundation of science, Tré represents the next frontier in the pursuit of lifelong health and vitality.

some magazines and brochures,

and even DVDs!

I can't thank her enough for my fabulous package and I can't wait to try everything out!
Make sure you check out the website!
Now to maybe the best soup I have ever made, like seriously!
What you will need
A crock pot
rotisserie chicken (only white meat)
1 full carton of fat free chicken broth
verde salsa (the cooking kind)
2 cans of northern beans (drained)

Start by adding everything in your crock pot. (except avocado)

Cook on high for about 45 minutes or until hot.
Then cut up your avocado into small squares.
Then pour soup and avocado squares in bowl and be prepared to fall in love with it.
SO yummy!
(This is a very small bowl, it is only 1/2 cup)

After my belly was full and I took a hot bath and put on my comfy clothes and fuzzy socks. I sat down to read over some of my Neolife magazines with Big Bang Theory in the background. What a perfect evening.

 Today's Workout
2.5 miles on treadmill
arm weights
5 minutes of different types of planks
15 minutes on elliptical

Day 20 recommit:
Breakfast: 2 eggs with sugar
Snack: 25 almonds
Lunch: Verde Chicken Soup
Snack: 1/2 banana and cup of hot chocolate
Prework snack: protein bar
Dinner: Verde Chicken Soup

202 days no diet mountain dew
20 days till (new) ultimate goal
April 4th 1st 10k- 161 days

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

New Workout!

I wanted to start off with my dinner last night. If you are ever looking for a healthy, quick inexpensive dinner then this is exactly what you need. Stop by your local grocery store and pick up some romaine lettuce, a rotisserie chicken, reduced fat sharp cheddar cheese and low fat yogurt Cesar dressing. It is very low in fat and calories but still leaves you completely satisfied. You also have enough for leftovers so I can't wait to enjoy again at lunch today. 


After work tonight I plan to go to the gym. I was going to go this morning but I find myself getting into a funk so I think I need to head to the gym for a long workout.
I plan on starting out with the treadmill:
3 miles
Then end with 20 minutes on the bike!
I am ready to sweat out this funky mood I have been in lately.
How do you get out of your funky moods?
Day 19 recommit:
Breakfast: skip
Snack: skip
Lunch: 2 eggs
Snack: non fat yogurt
Dinner: Grilled chicken salad
Day 20 recommit:
Breakfast: 2 eggs with hot sauce
Snack: 25 almonds
Lunch: grilled chiken salad
Snack: spagetti squash with no sugar marinara
Dinner: verde chicken soup
201 days no diet mountain dew
21 days till (new) ultimate goal
April 4th 1st 10k- 162 days

Monday, October 21, 2013

Clemson VS. FSU

On Saturday a group of us piled up in the bf's, sister's husbands truck and headed to Clemson. The weather was not looking good but we were all still excited to tailgate all day. Whenever we got there it had already begun to rain a little but ended up not being too bad.
But by the look of my hair it looks like it poured. Hello flatness!

Thank goodness it cleared up.

We all stood around snacking and chatting till the game started!

Of course food is a very important part of tailgating.

The little one's newest outfit:)

We asked all the guys if we could change one of the tv's to Lifetime. Clearly that never happened. ha

Of course we had to have corn hole even though I am absolutely horrible at it.

Towards the end of the night it was freezing and they were losing pretty bad so we left at halftime.

But nothing prepared us for the 4 hours of traffic we got stuck in. I guess since they were losing so bad we weren't the only ones with the idea to leave at halftime.

Sunday needless to say I watched Lifetime all day curled up in my warmest blanket in my most comfiest sweats.

Day 18 recommit:
Breakfast: 2 medium eggs with sugar free syrup
Snack: 25 almonds
Lunch: Cheesy turkey sausage and broccoli soup
Snack: red and green peppers, spinach, walnuts, small amount of feta, ham and hummus
Dinner: cheesy rotel chicken casserole

199 days no diet mountain dew
23 days till (new) ultimate goal
April 4th 1st 10k- 164 days