The Holidays

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cayo12

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Posted: 22 Dec 2012, 20:56
The holidays are full of temptation, but here’s one thing you can make that you don’t have to resist! Share this recipe with all your friends and Clients to help keep them on track over the holidays!

Medifast Egg Nog:

Servings 2
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Ingredients
1 Medifast Scrambled Eggs
1 Medifast Vanilla Shake
8 oz water
1 teaspoon cinnamon or nutmeg
1 teaspoon rum or vanilla extract
3 packets Splenda
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Instructions

Put all ingredients except cinnamon into blender. Mix ingredients for 2-3 minutes or until smooth. Sprinkle ½ teaspoon of cinnamon or nutmeg on top of each drink Garnish with a cinnamon stick if desired and serve.

Each serving counts as 1 Medifast meal, 3 condiments
In Good Health,

Chris Cayo
Health Coach
C: 503-999-8384
trimsuccess@gmail.com
cayo12

Joined: Apr 10
Posts: 28

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Posted: 23 Dec 2012, 16:11
HOLIDAY SURVIVAL GUIDE TIPS: Here are five tips to keep you on track when you’re the host/hostess. Share with your friends and Clients to help keep them on track too!

1. Modify your favorites.
You may not have to give up traditional party favorites when you can make healthier versions of them. Mashed cauliflower makes a tasty alternative to mashed potatoes. Try sautéing in broth instead of butter.

2. Ask for (and accept) help.
Stress is a main trigger for unhealthy eating. Delegate tasks beforehand and don’t be afraid to ask your guests to bring a dish for all to enjoy.

3. Be leery of leftovers.
When you’re cleaning up, let someone else package leftovers while you wash dishes, sweep up, or take out the trash. Portion out healthy items into ready-made Lean & Green Meal™ servings for later.

4. Procrastinate with purpose.
If you’re baking or preparing calorie-rich foods for a gathering, wait and do so at the last minute so you spend less time looking at and smelling them.

5. Focus on your non-faves.
If you’re preparing party food, make it something that’s easier for you to resist. For example, if your weakness is chocolate, go with fruit. Not a huge fan of coconut? Bake macaroons.
In Good Health,

Chris Cayo
Health Coach
C: 503-999-8384
trimsuccess@gmail.com
deadcenter

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Posted: 23 Dec 2012, 20:27
You need to have yourself a little cheat now and again. If not you are heading for disaster. The rebound effect of extreme constant discipline could lead to binge eating which will be a lot worse than allowing yourself that piece of pie or cake on Christmas. Still count your calories for the day. And be cautious of food you do not prepare. But enjoy yourself. I plan to have German Double Chocolate Cake with Coconut Pecan Frosting and Ice Cream as my treat for Christmas. And I am very much looking forward to it.
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cayo12

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Posted: 23 Dec 2012, 21:12
deadcenter wrote:
You need to have yourself a little cheat now and again. If not you are heading for disaster. The rebound effect of extreme constant discipline could lead to binge eating which will be a lot worse than allowing yourself that piece of pie or cake on Christmas. Still count your calories for the day. And be cautious of food you do not prepare. But enjoy yourself. I plan to have German Double Chocolate Cake with Coconut Pecan Frosting and Ice Cream as my treat for Christmas. And I am very much looking forward to it.


Knowledge is important... As long as you understand how the body works when it comes to nutrition you can do whatever you want. Enjoy your cake and have a Merry Christmas.
In Good Health,

Chris Cayo
Health Coach
C: 503-999-8384
trimsuccess@gmail.com



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