It’s all about planks in July!! Make sure to check out the benefits of a plank and add this exercise to your routine this week!
-perform each exercise for 20 reps
180 Squat Jump
Decline push-up to side crunch (use the coffee table)
Triceps dips (use the coffee table)
Squat hold or pulse
4 High Knees + 4 Kick Backs
Opposite arm leg extension
Forward Long Jumps
DAY 13 Eggplant Stackers
1 Eggplant cut into circles
For breading: 1 cup almond flour or Panko bread crumbs
Dip each eggplant circle into eggs (whipped) then dip into bread crumbs. Fry in olive oil until crisp. Then start stacking!
DAY 14 Pineapple Guacamole Bison Burger
Throw Bison burger patties and pineapple on the grill. Grill on medium heat. When cooked, top burger with pineapple and fresh guacamole
DAY 15 Cinnamon Coconut Pancakes
3 Tbsp coconut milk
1/2 mashed banana
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1 1/2 Tbsp coconut flour
1/4 tsp baking soda
Pinch of salt
Heat skillet to medium heat on stove. Use a spoonful of coconut oil for frying.
Mash banana, then add all liquid ingredients in a bowl, follow with dry ingredients. Mix until smooth-thick consistency.
Pour mixture into skillet. Make silver dollar cakes and cook until golden brown.
Top with your choice of fruit or use agave nectar syrup!
DAY 16 Chicken and Berry Spinach Salad
1 Seasoned chicken breast
2 c fresh spinach
¼ c red chopped onion
¼ c feta cheese
Handful of berries
Dressing: Trader Joes Pear & Champagne vinegarette or Honey Mustard
DAY 17 Protein Power Bites
1 c raw almonds
1 c rolled oats or steel cut oatmeal
1 Tbsp peanut butter or almond butter
1 scoop vanilla protein powder
1 Tbsp maple syrup or honey
1/4 cup: carob chips, unsweetened shaved coconut, coffee beans, or dried fruit
Put all ingredients into a blender and blend until cookie dough consistency. Refrigerate dough for 1 hour. Roll into balls. Store in cool place.
My favorite bites to make: Choc Peanut butter bites, Mocha Coconut bites, and Vanilla Almond Cherry bites
Day 18 Thai Crunch Salad
2 Cups mixed greens or romaine lettuce
¼ c shredded carrots and beets
½ c raw peppers
¼ c edamame
¼ c chopped green onion
¼ c shaved wasabi or plain almonds
Top w/ seasoned chicken or shrimps (cumin, curry, and red pepper flakes)
Dressing: Trader Joes Spicy Thai Peanut dressing or Miso Ginger dressing