HEALTHY CHRISTMAS RECIPES

One way to eat healthier on Christmas is finding creative ways to combine healthy foods and spices.  Your relatives won’t even realize how much nutrition you are sneaking them!

We are all on different eating plans, diets, etc., from being part of my Custom Program, the 6 Week Challenge, or just generally trying to eat healthy, these options are great for the holiday.  However, most of these are healthy treats and not food recommended for your daily diet. The ones you can incorporate regularly have an * next to them!

After the holidays don’t hesitate to sign up for our fun and intense group classes HERE

Appetizers

Lemon Garlic Marinated Shrimp*

Various Hummus Recipes*

Sweet Potato Skins with Guacamole

Buffalo Cauliflower Dip

Buffalo Chicken Bites

Mexican Chicken Dip

Garlic Parmesan Chicken Bites with Peanut Butter

Cucumber Chips

Spiced Chickpea Nuts

Sides

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Dinner

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Deserts

Holiday Libations

Regarding alcohol, your best bet is low calorie beer (as long as you limit quantity as well) and dry red and white wines.  However, if you want to get a little more creative, try these healthier cocktails!

Holiday Moscow Mule

Rosemary Gin Fizz

Kombucha Cosmopolitan

Boozy Skinny Hot Chocolate

Red Wine Berry Spritzer (spritzers cut the sugar from wine in half!)

Blackberry Cucumber Skinny Mojitos


Holiday Drinks Non Alcoholic

Hazelnut Hot Cocoa

Vegan Eggnog

Pecan Toffee Latte

 

WOD 4.11

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WOD 4.10

When you get into a good rhythm at the gym, it can be challenging to keep momentum during periods when you cannot be in the gym.  With the holiday season quickly approaching (I saw Christmas lights at Target already….) here are 10 workouts you can crush at home, your parents, in-laws…wherever the wind takes you!

  1. 10 minute AMRAP (as many rounds as possible)

20 double unders/40 singles

100m run

 

  1.  10 rounds

5 burpees

10 push-ups

15 squats

  1.  2 rounds

50 squats

50 situps

40 double unders/80 singles

40 lunges

30 push-ups

30 double unders/singles

 

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Burpees

Situps

 

  1.  12 minute amrap

200m run

15 squats

15 push-ups

 

  1.  7 min burpees

 

  1.   4 rounds

20 squats

15 push-ups

1 v-ups

 

  1.  4 rounds

1 min each

Shuttle run

Lunges

Burpees

1 min rest at the end of each round

 

   

  1.  14m AMRAP

22 lunges

10 push-ups

15 sit-ups

 

  1.  20 push-ups

40 burpees

20 squats

30 burpees

20 lunges (Left+Right=1 lunge)

20 burpees

20 broad jumps

10 burpees

 

Looking forward to cooler weather and sweatpants,

Kimberly