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Day 27 Recipes and Exercises for the Lifestyle Challenge

Bill Cosby said, ” I don’t know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody.” Don’t pay attention to people who are trying to pull you down. Surround yourself with people who lift you up!

Day 27!!!!


Grainless Granola • Servings: 4

Great for those who miss their morning cereal.

1⁄4 Cup Whole Flaxseeds

1⁄4 Cup Raw Sunflower Seeds

1⁄4 Cup Raw Organic Almonds or Walnuts

1⁄4 Cup Raw Dehydrated Coconut Flakes, Unsweetened

1⁄2 Can Chilled Coconut Milk

1⁄4 Teaspoon Cinnamon

In a dry blender or food processor, pour flaxseeds, sunflower seeds, almonds, and coconut flakes through opening in top cover. Replace removable cap and continue processing until ingredients are reduced to a chunky, grain-like consistency, about 1 minute. Stop motor, scrape down to loosen mixture in bottom of blender or work bowl, if necessary. Add cinnamon and process a few more bursts until blended. Scoop out 1⁄2 cup mixture per serving. Pour roughly equal amounts of coconut milk or other milk per serving over cereal and enjoy.



Raspberry Pecan Summer Salad: Servings: 4-6

This is a great summertime salad with just the right amount of sweetness.

1/3 Cup Raspberry Spreadable Fruit (No Sugar)

8 Cups Organic Torn Greens

1 Cup Fresh Raspberries

¼ Cup Raspberry Vinegar

¼ Cup Olive Oil

½ Cup Pecans

1 Teaspoon Poppy Seeds

1 Medium Avocado, Chopped

1 Cup Mushroom, Sliced


In a blender combine the spreadable fruit vinegar, olive oil, and poppy seeds. (or, combine ingredients in a medium bowl and whisk together) In a large salad bowl, combine the greens, raspberries, avocado, mushrooms, and pecans. Drizzle dressing over the salad. Toss to combine.



Chicken Asparagus Marsala • Servings: 4

Asparagus always give a dish an elegant flair. Here, it also adds beautiful color.

4 Chicken Breast Halves, Boned and Skinned 1⁄2 Pound Mushrooms

10 Ounces Asparagus Spears, Cut 1⁄4 Cup Marsala Wine

2 Tablespoons Butter

1 Tablespoon Coconut or Grapeseed Oil

1⁄2 Teaspoon Salt

1⁄4 Cup Water

1⁄8 Teaspoon Pepper

1 Tablespoon Parsley, Chopped Diagonally into Pieces

Pound the chicken pieces to 1⁄4-inch thickness. Melt the butter in a frying pan over medium-high temperature. Add chicken and cook, turning, for about 5 minutes or until the chicken is brown. Remove chicken and set aside. To the drippings remaining in the fry pan, add the asparagus and mushrooms and cook, stirring, for about 3 minutes. Return the chicken to the pan, add the marsala wine, water, salt, and pepper. Bring the mixture to a boil for 2 minutes to reduce the liquid. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for about 3 minutes or until the chicken and vegetables are tender. Arrange the chicken on a serving platter. Spoon the vegetable sauce over the chicken. Sprinkle with chopped parsley and serve.


Exercise for today: MaxT3 Fast- Lower Body:Calf Jumps

Do these exercises for 1 minute each. Repeat for a total of 12 minutes of exercise. Try to do these exercises with little to no rest time in between each.

-Jump Squats/ Jump Lunge

-Bulgarian Split Squats

-Calf Jumps

-Hamstring Curls

-1/2 Squat to Toe Raise

-Squat Stance/ Stagger Stance

Try the Bonus Round: Iso Lunges



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