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Day 17 Recipes and Exercises for the Lifestyle Challenge!!

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Day 17!!!


Spinach Omelet • Servings: 1

This is great for breakfast, lunch, or dinner and is very simple to make.

3-4 Eggs, Slightly Beaten

1 Cup Fresh Spinach

1⁄2 Cup Fresh Mushrooms

1⁄4 Cup Onion, Chopped

1⁄8 Teaspoon Sea Salt

1 Tablespoon Coconut Oil

In a skillet, sauté the mushrooms, onions, and spinach leaves until tender, remove from the skillet. In a small bowl, stir together the remaining omelet ingredients except coconut oil. In the same skillet, heat coconut oil. Pour egg mixture into skillet. Cook over medium heat lifting slightly with spatula to allow uncooked portion to flow underneath until eggs are set (3-4 minutes). Placesautéed mushrooms, onion, and spinach on half of omelet. Gently fold over the other half and slide onto a plate



Salad with Greek Dressing


This dressing is great on any salad or over raw or freshly steamed vegetables. Traditional Greek Salads consist of mixed greens, tomatoes, cucumber, sliced red onions, olives, and feta cheese.


4 Tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil

2 Tablespoons Fresh Lemon Juice

2 Tablespoons Water

1 Tablespoon Feta

1 Tablespoon Chopped Red Onion


Teaspoon Sea Salt

½ Teaspoon Dijon Mustard (No Sugar- Check label)

3 Large Fresh Basil Leaves


Blend all ingredients until smooth.

TIP: Feta cheese from sheep or goats milk is preferable. Keeps for about 3 days in an air-tight jar in the refrigerator.



Tex Mex Skillet-Servings:4

Just add everything to one pan and make cleanup a breeze.

1 Pound Ground Free-Range Turkey

1 Pound Ground Grass-Fed Beef

2 Tablespoons Grape Seed Oil

1 Small Onion, Diced

3 Cloves Garlic, Minced

1 Bell Pepper, Chopped

2 Tablespoon Ground Cumin

1 Teaspsoon Paprika

1 Teaspoon Crushed Red Pepper

½ Jalapeno Pepper (Omit Seeds for less Heat)

1 Can Chopped Tomatoes, Drained

1 can Black Beans, Rinsed and drained

Spinach Leaves

Salt and Pepper to Taste

Plain Greek Yogurt

1 Avocado, Sliced

1 Tablespoon Fresh Cilantro, Chopped


Saute onion, bell pepper and garlic in oil for three minutes. Add ground turkey and beef and cook until meat is no longer pink. Add seasonings and stir to heat flavors together. Add tomatoes, black beans, cook on medium heat for 7 minutes. Serve over bed of fresh spinach leaves. Top with a dollop of yogurt, avocado slices and fresh cilantro. Options: Serve in whole wheat or rye tortilla wrap.


Exercise for the day: MaxT3 Superfast Core:

Do these exercises 20 seconds on 20 seconds off for a minute each exercise. Totalling 6 minutes of exercise, 6 minutes of rest.

– WM’s

-Plank Speed Kicks

-Ins and Outs

-Prone Jumping Jacks

-Stability Ball Punch Ups

-Supine Leg Swings



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