Sneak Peek Tomorrow!

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Try BEFORE you buy.

By now you’ve probably seen an infomercial, seen the cute little color-coded cups, or know someone who’s done it. Either way, the 21 Day Fix has gained enormous popularity for one reason…it really, actually works! But don’t take my word for it! Come and see for yourself!

On Thursday, July 14, we’ll be sharing some insight about the 21 Day Fix:

  • What is it?
  • How does it work?
  • WHY does it work!?
  • workouts
  • meal plan
  • Shakeology
  • results!

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We’ll give you a peek at the workouts, explain the containers and the meal plan, show you some transformation stories and let you hear from the creator Autumn Calabrese.

We’ve each done the programs (21 Day Fix & 21 Day Fix Extreme) several times, and have supported our challengers and customers who use these programs, too. We will answer any and all of your questions so you can decide if this program would be a good fit for you!

We did a similar group in June (the sale was extended through the end of July!), and check out the results and testimonials of some of the ladies who “peeked” last month and are just a couple weeks in to their 21 Day Fix!

“I love the planning ahead of time & have been doing my shakeology for breakfast with fruit and a salad at lunch, so that helps. Honestly, I’m not hungry! I finally feel this is something I can do & can accomplish!”

“…ate great according to 21 day fix,could drink more water though! Things going great! Finally feeling like I can go this once & for all!”

“I am down 6 1/2lbs total though so far 🙂”

“down almost 8 lbs. now!”

“This program is changing my life right now.”

*It’s on crazy, super sale this month, cheapest it’s been and ever will be, so now is a great time to check it out!

CHECK OUT THE SALE HERE!

Want to join the sneak peek and see what this is all about?

Email me: angie@angieinprogress.com

OR message me on Facebook

What’s HOT in July!

Get fit in 22-30 minutes/day!

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These 3 programs have helped challengers in my groups get amazing results time and time again!

They are the complete package! Fitness + Nutrition + Support = Success!

21 Day Fix

Women who follow the program generally lose up to 15 pounds!

What changes can you make to your body and health in just 21 days? With the right fitness and nutrition you’d be amazed! 

Check out one of my challenger’s results! Michelle completed 2 rounds before boarding a cruise ship for her son’s wedding! Needless to say…she packed that bikini!

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Watch this quick video for more information…

 

SAVE BIG WITH 2 DIFFERENT OPTIONS:

  1. 21 DAY FIX CHALLENGE PACK (w/Shakeology) Save $70!

  2. 21 DAY FIX KICKSTART CHALLENGE PACK (includes 3 Day Refresh) Save more than $90!

21 Day Fix Extreme

Already finished 21 Day Fix? Or maybe you just want to challenge yourself a little bit more.

Maybe you’re looking for a way to tighten up your nutrition and bump your workouts up a notch.

This is a great program for 21 Day Fix graduates and anyone looking to really get focused, and do the work to get results!

Like these!

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 Watch this quick video for more information…

 

SAVE BIG WITH 2 DIFFERENT OPTIONS:

  1. 21 Day Fix Extreme Challenge Pack (w/Shakeology) Save $70!

  2. 21 Day Fix Extreme Kicstart Challenge Pack (includes 3 Day Refresh) Save more than $90!

22 Minute Hard Corps

Great for anyone who wants a straightforward and effective workout in a minimal amount of time. This Challenge Pack is perfect for people looking to pair exercise with nutrition to deliver results….like these!

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Watch this quick video for more information…

 

SAVE BIG WITH 2 DIFFERENT OPTIONS:

  1. 22 Minute Hard Corps + Shakeology Challenge Pack Save over $105!

  2. 22 Minute Hard Corps + Performance Challenge Pack Save over $95

*For a limited time, both packages come with a FREE sandbag and portion control containers!

 

*All of the packages above will come with the complete program, plus a bonus workout, a 30 day supply of Shakeology, free access to Beachbody on Demand for 30 days, discount $2 shipping and access to my free support and accountability groups and 24/7 individual support.

Pick a program that will work best for you and join my next support group for daily tips, recipes, meal planning ideas and motivation. I will be your free coach and help you get results! I will be there 24/7 to guide you and encourage you every step of the way!

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Get Fit with Fix for Summer!

GET FIT WITH FIX FOR SUMMER

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Both of these programs have helped challengers in my groups get amazing results time and time again!

It’s the complete package! Fitness + Nutrition + Support = Success!

21 Day Fix

Women who follow the program generally lose up to 15 pounds!

What changes can you make to your body and health in just 21 days? With the right fitness and nutrition you’d be amazed! 

Check out one of my challenger’s results! Michelle completed 2 rounds before boarding a cruise ship for her son’s wedding! Needless to say…she packed that bikini!

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Watch this quick video for more information…

 

SAVE BIG WITH 2 DIFFERENT OPTIONS:

  1. 21 DAY FIX CHALLENGE PACK (w/Shakeology) Save $70!

  2. 21 DAY FIX KICKSTART CHALLENGE PACK (includes 3 Day Refresh) Save more than $90!

21 Day Fix Extreme

Already finished 21 Day Fix? Or maybe you just want to challenge yourself a little bit more.

Maybe you’re looking for a way to tighten up your nutrition and bump your workouts up a notch.

This is a great program for 21 Day Fix graduates and anyone looking to really get focused, and do the work to get results!

Like these!

nikole_21dfx

 Watch this quick video for more information…

 

SAVE BIG WITH 2 DIFFERENT OPTIONS:

  1. 21 Day Fix Extreme Challenge Pack (w/Shakeology) Save $70!

  2. 21 Day Fix Extreme Kicstart Challenge Pack (includes 3 Day Refresh) Save more than $90!

Pick a program that will work best for you and join my next support group for daily tips, recipes, meal planning ideas and motivation. I will be your free coach and help you get results! I will be there 24/7 to guide you and encourage you every step of the way!

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Lemon Berry Green Iced Tea

So my daughter is always trying to get me to take her to Starbucks for frappu-Ch-Ching-os (SO expensive! JEEZ!). I wasn’t in the mood for coffee, or for the price tag, so I tried one of the green tea chiller drinks (or whatever they’re called) instead. It was surprisingly delightful, albeit still a little pricey! So I was on a mission to create my own for a small fraction of the price!

I started looking up recipes, but they all called for making a berry syrup, with a ton of sugar. Blech! NOT what I wanted! So as per usual, I just took some ideas from a few different recipes and kinda did my own thang. The result was pure yumminess! This will be such a tasty summer beverage, and I can’t wait to experiment with some other flavors! The possibilities are endless!

For my first experiment I made this delicious…

Lemon Berry Green Iced Tea!

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  • cups water
  • cup raspberries
  • cup strawberries, chopped
  • bags lemon green tea (I used Bigelow green tea w/lemon) 
  • teaspoons honey, agave nectar (or sweetener of your choice)
  • lemon, berries to garnish 🙂

Directions

  1. In a large pot, bring water to boil and then remove from heat.
  2. Add berries, crush a little with a potato masher. Add tea bags and honey (agave or sweetener of choice), stir well and let sit for about 15 minutes.
  3. Pour through a strainer into a 2 quart pitcher. Cool to room temperature before transferring to the refrigerator.
  4. Serve in a tall glass over ice with a lemon berries or BOTH. Enjoy!

 

I am quite certain that this could be prepared as sun tea. I haven’t tried that yet, but it’s on my list of things to do this summer!

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What’s on sale this month?

Buffalo Chicken Salad


So I was walking through my kitchen the other day trying to think of something to eat for lunch. I had leftover rotisserie chicken in my frig. So that’s where I started. I walked by my counter and saw the hot sauce. Then I opened the frig and saw my Greek yogurt and POOF! It hit me! BUFFALO CHICKEN SALAD!

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And since I’m following the portion container meal plan from 21 Day Fix, Hammer & Chisel, Cize etc… this worked perfectly! The end result was creamy, a little crunchy and just a wee bit spicy! Why have I never thought of this before?! I think this one will go into the rotation because it really hit the spot!

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So here is what you do (p.s. …it couldn’t be easier!)

Ingredients

  • 4 oz shredded chicken breast
  • 1/4 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 T. favorite hot sauce (Franks is a good one for Buffalo)
  • 1 stalk of celery – diced
  • dash garlic powder
  • salt and pepper

Directions

Mix it all together and serve in a whole grain tortilla/wrap, put it on a salad, or eat it out of a bowl! Whatever floats your boat! 🙂

This recipe is one serving and will count as 1 red, 1 green and 1 yellow (w/ romaine and a wrap)
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There are some GREAT sales going on this month if you’re looking for a complete fitness program and meal plan! You can save up to $120!


WHAT’S ON SALE!? (click the link) 🙂

Ode to My Mom, the Queen of Earth Day!

My mom with her recycling ‘box’ (they don’t have bins to use). And her beautiful, steaming compost pile!

I always say my mom was earth conscious before it was cool. She has recycled, conserved and reused before these were even buzzwords that all of the cool people talk about now. Maybe it’s because she grew up on a farm, or maybe it’s because she was a bit of a hippie in the 60s. I just thought she was frugal and crafty, and sometimes…a little crazy.

She might have been the very first recycler in the town where I grew up. She recycled before there was even a recycling program. She would collect cans, plastic bottles, glass bottles, stryofoam and paper, and save them in our house. About once a month she would load up the back of the car and drive 20 to 30 miles away where there was a recycling plant. She would even collect other people’s cans and bottles and things, because it bothered her that they would get thrown into the garbage otherwise. There is some sort of a recycle program there now, but it’s not curbside, it’s not convenient, yet she does it anyway. She gets irritated that they won’t take all of the different numbers, so I think she still makes that monthly trip for the things they won’t accept in town.

She’s had a garden for as long as I can remember. She grew up on a farm so I think she has always appreciated being able to grow some of her own food. Her thumb is way greener than mine! If she gets critters in her garden, she finds a natural way to get rid of them or deal with them. She is currently at war with bunny rabbits! And a couple of years ago her garden had a nasty case of slugs. It keeps her busy. 🙂

At the end of her garden you will find a giant steaming pile of rubbish. I swear, this woman just hates to throw things away! My parents are master composters! I always thought it was weird that we took our food scraps out to the garden, but her garden is always beautiful. And those bits of apple peels, lettuce scraps and eggshells had something to do with that! Now I get it!

If she can’t recycle it, or compost it, she will figure out a way to reuse it. For example – and she will hate that I am telling this story again – but it has to be told. All through grade school she never once bought a bag of brown paper lunch bags. I had to use leftover bags from the grocery store, or the hardware store, or wherever else you might have gotten a bag. Sometimes they were medium-sized and other times they were the big, full-sized grocery bags. And if I didn’t bring them home to reuse for the rest of the week, she would get upset with me, and have to go find another bag in her collection. By the end of the week my lunch bag was looking pretty shabby. When I discovered that you could buy a big bag of normal-sized, brown paper lunch bags for like a dollar, I was miffed! Here I thought they must be very expensive because why else wouldn’t I get a new bag every day like everyone else at school. But now I get it, she was ahead of her time.

At the time I didn’t appreciate it, but my mom was very thoughtful. Not only was she thoughtful about the environment, she always made sure I was taken care of and well-fed. I never had prepackaged chips or HoHo cupcakes in my lunches, but I did have homemade snacks and healthy treats that she made and packaged herself. I want to be like her when I grow up!

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This will have to do for now, until I can make the real thing!

I guess I just got used to some of the rather odd things that she did. When I was dating my future husband in high school, he finally asked me one day why my mom kept old empty bread bags in the freezer. I guess I never thought about it. She had just always done that. She would use empty bread bags instead of Ziploc bags. And her mom had taught her to keep them in the freezer so that any little bread particles didn’t get moldy and gross. Smart!

And this might be the funniest story of all. She believed she had found a use for dryer lint. She started saving different colors, and was going to make some sort of picture or collage out of it. Luckily, we talked her out of that project. Because… YUCK! She had taken it too far this time.

There should be some sort of award for people like her. She just did these things because it was the right thing to do. Why would you throw something away that could be reused or somehow turned into more of the same thing, or something entirely different? It wasn’t always convenient but she did it anyway. Call it frugal, call it environmentally conscious, call it whatever you want. But my mom is the queen of Earth Day and I’m going to make her a crown out of an empty oatmeal container!

Spring! 7 Day Salad Challenge

It’s Spring! Now if the weather would just get with the program!

I’ve been testing out some new and revisiting some of my old favorite salad recipes lately. It’s hard work, but somebody has got to do it! Every day I chop, mix, marinate, whisk and eat my way through the results.

OH! And I’ve done some of it LIVE on Facebook! Have you seen that new feature? It’s actually quite fun to see what others are up to in real-time and fun to share some of my daily chaos with people who don’t mind seeing the real me…crazy hair, imperfections and all!

I recently shared 2 of my favorite salads.

Here is my Clean Eating Taco Salad with ‘Secret Sauce’:

The finished product:

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And here is my “Hot Mess” Pasta Salad:

The finished product:

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Join my upcoming FREE 7 Day Salad Challenge and get my FREE eBook with all of my favorite salad and dressing recipes!

Group starts on April 11. We’ll just commit to eating one healthy salad every day for 7 days. Our bodies will thank us for it!

Click the link below to join.

CLICK HERE TO JOIN!

Programs mentioned in the videos that use the container system:

Grab one of these amazing programs and hop into my next support group where I’ll help you get results and stay on track.

What’s a Challenge Group? Read more!

Mmmm Monday – Blueberry Pancake Muffins

Well these were super easy peasy to make and quite delicious! Is it wrong that I want to hide them from my kids?

It never fails, when I make a healthy ‘treat’ for myself on the weekends, that I could enjoy for the entire week, the kids have them gobbled up before the week even starts. And they found these right away because the house smelled amazing! They were like vultures, trying to pop steaming hot muffins from the pan fresh out of the oven! Maybe not the ‘smartest’ vultures! 😉

I am starting the 21 Day Fix Extreme again this week, and these are approved for the meal plan! 🙂 I like them because they are not sickeningly sweet – but just enough to satisfy a little sweet tooth without making you feel like you need MORE!

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So here is how I made them:

Blueberry Pancake Muffins

*I made 24 MINI muffins! If making larger muffins, you’ll need to adjust the baking time.

  • 1 1/2 cups almond flour (I get mine at Costco – but you can also find Bob’s Red Mill and other brands)
  • 1/4 cup plain Greek yogurt (I like Fage)
  • 2 T. coconut oil
  • 2 T. honey, maple syrup or sweetener of choice (I used coconut sugar for this one)
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp. sea salt
  • 2 eggs + 2 whites
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen blueberries (or ANY berries!)

 

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and spray your muffin tin with cooking spray.blue_pan (7)
  2. Place all of the ingredients except the berries into a blender or food processor and pulse until smooth – it will be thickish.
  3. Fill the muffin cups 1/2 – 2/3 full and spoon the berries on top. Poke them in a bit and they will sink as they bake.
  4. Bake for 10-15 minutes, until the tops are lightly browned and spring back when you press them.
  5. ENJOY! (and/or HIDE from you kids!)

 

Nutritional Info:
Serving size = 4 mini muffins!

Containers: 1/2 yellow, 1 blue, 1/4 red, 1/4 purple, 1 tsp

Programs that use the container system:

CLICK HERE to see what’s on sale this month!

CLICK HERE to join my next challenge group for daily support, accountability and motivation!

Free Programs in March

EXCITING MARCH SPECIALS!

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22-Minute-Hard-CorpsMy boyfriends back! Tony Horton’s new program 22 Minute Hardcore is here! And you can try it this month *FREE when you try Shakeology OR the Beachbody performance supplements Energize and Recover! *Price when compared to a one-time order of Shakeology or the Performance Line

If you’ve got 22 minutes a day, and really…c’mon…who doesn’t? Than you’ve got time to get it done! I’ve been able to sample the program and can tell you that those 22 minutes will FLY by!

 

So WHO is going to love 22 Minute Hardcore?

  • Busy moms/dads who don’t have a lot of time to go to the gym or do a longer workout.
  • Former members of the military, who want to get back to the fitness level they had when they were in the service.
  • Anyone looking for a “no-frills” workout that gets results without requiring them to learn a lot of complex moves.
  • Fellow Tony Horton fans or fans of other time saving workouts like P90X3 and T25.

Check out this quick video:

This month when you purchase one of the Challenge Packs (w/Shakeology or Performance) you’ll get the sandbag used in several of the workouts for FREE. You’ll also get 30 days free access to Beachbody on Demand, a free bonus workout and $2 discount shipping.

*You’ll also get access to my FREE, 22 Day BACK TO THE BEACH BOOTCAMP group that will start on March 22!

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We’ll be using the ALL new Challenge Tracker app so ANYONE can participate, even in you’re not on Facebook. 🙂 It’s a really handy way to log your daily activity and be part of a mobile support group! I’ll share daily tips, recipes and motivation and you’ll check in daily for accountability (the secret ingredient to success!)

Order the 22 Minute Hard Corps Shakeology Challenge Pack

Order the 22 Minute Hard Corps Performance Challenge Pack

Join the Back to the Beach Bootcamp!

*See the Challenge Application at the bottom!

 

MORE SAVINGS IN MARCH!

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You can get PiYO FREE this month when you try Shakeology for 30 days!

*When compared to a one-time order of Shakeology

 

You’ll also get:

  • free bonus workout
  • 30 days free access to Beachbody on Demand
  • $2 discount shipping
  • access to a complimentary support group for accountability

 

 

Check out a quick video:

Order the PiYO Challenge Pack

Order the PiYO and KICKSTART Challenge Pack

 

Finally…you can also get the 3 Day Refresh FREE with Shakeology this month!

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Order the 3 Day Refresh Challenge Pack

 

JOIN A CHALLENGE GROUP!!!

The support system that will help you stick with it and get the results you want!

Kale & Cabbage Salad

I’ve made this twice in the last 3 days, so that oughta tell you how delicious it is. My husband was actually a little worried that I might O.D. on it! Too much cabbage for one person can be a little scary! But OMG! It was so delicious! I made a big HUGE batch of it for meal prepping on Sunday, so that I could dip into it through the week.

So… here’s how it went down.

It all started with NO TOMATOES! I almost always have tomatoes on hand to make my staple Greek salad. I seriously eat a Greek-inspired salad at least 3-4 times per week. So when I was in the mood to munch of fresh greens the other day, and I looked over at my EMPTY tomato bowl, I PANICKED!

I scanned the frig and pantry and came up with some bags of kale from our local CSA farm, a head of cabbage, a big bag of carrots, pepitas (pumpkin seeds) from Costco and some organic dried cranberries. It was looking promising!

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Before we go any further with this recipe, you’re going to need to know how to massage your kale! WHAT?! I know, it sounds crazy. But there are a lot of people that thought they HATED kale because it was so rough and coarse, but if you just show it a little love, it’ll turn into something much more palatable and delicious! Watch and learn:

The amounts aren’t really set in stone. I am the queen of ‘add a little of this and a little of that’ and don’t always measure. But if I had to make my best guess, here goes…

Ingredients: for 2-4 servings

  • Dozen stems of curly kale (remove from stalks, chop and massage)
  • 1/4 head of cabbage (chopped small)
  • 3 carrots (shredded)
  • 1/2 cup pepitas
  • 1/2 cup dried low/no sugar cranberries

Dressing: Homemade Creamy Garlic Dressing (this stuff is the BOMB! – seriously drinkable!) Just 2-3 tablespoons will do.

Directions:

  • Umm….just toss it all together and try not to eat the whole dang bowl!

Containers (21 Day Fix/Hammer & Chisel): 2 greens, 1 orange

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*The kale and cabbage stand up nicely to the dressing, so it doesn’t get soggy even a few days later! A lettuce salad would be pretty limp and wilty by then! My husband loved this salad, too. It’s nice and crunchy and the flavors are…AHHH!!! Just try it! I promise, you’ll love it! Feel free to get creative! What else would be good?


What’s on SALE this month!?