Chicken Noodle Soup....21 Day Fix Approved!

Chicken Noodle Soup....21 Day Fix Approved!

 Living in Chicago in the winter requires a nice, HOT SOUP for a meal!! This recipe definitely hit the spot!! Adding the chicken powder gave it a lot of flavor.  You can add whole wheat crackers for some crunch!  Your family will love it and it's great for lunch the next day!

- 2 Large Chicken Broths (32 oz each)
- 3  chicken breasts 
- 2 medium carrots, sliced
- 2 celery stalks, sliced
- 1 medium onion, chopped
- 4 garlic cloves, minced
- 2 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped
- 1 tbsp Wylers Chicken Powder
- 2 cups whole wheat pasta, bow tie (uncooked)
- salt/pepper to taste
- tbsp olive oil

1.  Add the onion, carrots, parsley, chicken, celery, garlic, olive oil, chicken broth salt, pepper, chicken powder to your crockpot. Cook on low for 7 hours or 4 hours on high.

2. Remove chicken and either cut into pieces or shred with a fork. Add chicken back to the crockpot and add pasta (uncooked). Cook for another hour on high or until noodles are cooked.
*If you don't want to wait 1 hour for the noodles to cook in the crockpot, you can cook the pasta on the side and just throw in the crockpot. 

3. Garnish with parsley. 

21 Day Fix serving = 1/2 green container, ½ red container, 1/2 yellow

Deconstructed Cabbage Rolls

Deconstructed Cabbage Rolls

I made this tonight and my family ate it up like no other! I love cabbage rolls, but they can take too much time to make.  This recipe was fast to prepare and limited ingredients were needed.  My family and I were all surprised at how tasty this meal was.  Everyone had seconds! I highly suggest sprinkling parmesan cheese on top. 

2 lbs ground turkey
1 tbsp olive oil
1 large onion (chopped)
1 garlic clove - mined (or more if you wish)
1 cabbage (chopped)
1 large can (28oz) low sodium diced tomatoes
1 can tomato sauce (8 oz)
3/4 cup water
salt/pepper to taste

1. Brown meat, onion and garlic in olive oil
2. Add cabbage, tomatoes, sauce, 1/2 cup water (stir)
3.  Add salt and pepper (I use sea salt)
4  Cover and simmer for 30 minutes until cabbage is tender
 * may look like there is too much cabbage.  It will eventually wilt.  Give it time.  The cabbage will also release water.

Diamond Coach...for real??

  * I dedicate this post to all of my challengers. *
Diamond Coach....for real??  Those were my thoughts when I found out that I advanced rank from Ruby to Diamond in just one week.  For those that have no idea what I am talking about, I became a Beachbody Coach on April 9, 2014.  I decided to become a coach after having such amazing results from both P90x3 and Shakeology in just 12 short weeks.  The experience of being in a challenge group was life changing for me, it gave me back my life I was excited to wake up and workout every morning.  I loved the fact that I was part of a team of men and women that were encouraging one another each day to strive for their fitness goals alongside our amazing coach, Kristina. Todd and I learned how to make clean eating recipes.  We realized that clean eating was delicious and it was going to be a new lifestyle, not only us, but the entire family.'s not a quick workout, diet and be done.  It became a lifestyle change for us and there is no turning back.

 "How do you do it all Misty?" Yep,  I hear that question almost everyday.  I can easily answer it. 
When you have a passion for something you so strongly believe in, it's not work. I have coached over 100 plus challengers in the last 9 months.  My challengers have lost over 2000 lbs! The best part of it....getting those personal messages with a big "THANK YOU" for encouraging and motivating them to succeed. When a challenger of mine goes to the doctor and the doctor is blown away with their cholesterol and blood pressure results, it makes me smile. I'm elated that my challengers have gained back their health and confidence.

Here are some of my favorite quotes from my challengers.
"My underwear is now too big"
"I get to shop in the back of my closet"   
"It's given me back my sex life"
"I have more energy to play with my kids"   
"It's saved my marriage"
"I no longer need hip surgery"
" My wife totally digs my new abs"
"I see lines in my stomach"
"Thanks for helping me find myself again"
"Your encouragement is what gets me out of bed each day to workout...thank you"
"I went down 3 pant sizes!"
"Holy shit, this 21 Day Fix program really works!"
"I'm signing up for my first marathon"
"I'm a happier person at work"
"My doctor took me off my meds"
"I love it! I want to be a Beachbody coach" 

Do you believe like I do , that God has a plan for you?  You know it's going to be something great, but you just haven't figured it out yet? I feel like becoming a Beachbody coach is my calling from God.  I'm so passionate about what I do and I just want to scream it to the world.  I found what truly makes me happy and I am a better person because of it.

Do you want to get back to feeling like yourself again? Do you struggle with losing weight? Would you like the support from a coach? How about being able to converse with a positive team each day online?  If so, I would love to help you.  You can message me on Facebook.  I run challenge groups every month. Its never too late to start. You can do it!  

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Much Love,
Misty xoxo