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Peanut Butter Banana Roll-Up

Alexa Brown

  I am a huge peanut butter lover.  I can put it on almost anything from apples to waffles to sandwiches.  When trying this recipe, I recommend finding a healthy peanut butter.  There are several peanut butter products that have way too much extra and unnecessary ingredients inside.  I always find the peanut butter that has one ingredient, peanuts.  The other ingredients like salt, sugar, and oil may seem like trivial amounts, but you just don't need it included.  So, opt for the healthy peanut butter!  Back to the recipe, I often eat this as a quick snack in between...


12 Days of Christmas Challenge

Alexa Brown

This workout, just like the Christmas carol is cumulative.  Each round will increase in difficulty as you repeat all of the previous exercises.  Get ready, this is going to SO fun and also challenging.  I am going to put on some of my favorite Christmas music and get this workout done!     On the first day of Christmas, Alexa Jean gave to me... 1 minute of Jumping Jacks   On the second day of Christmas, Alexa Jean gave to me... 2 Bicep Curls and 1 minute of Jumping Jacks   On the third day of Christmas, Alexa Jean gave...


Being Healthy

Alexa Brown

So many people talk about being healthy.  It's a topic I am sure you have had conversations about.  Well, healthy looks different for everyone. I want to take today and talk about what healthy means to me and how that might look different for you.  When I talk to be different people about being healthy, everyone seems to think that in order to be healthy, you must fit into the perfect set of guidelines.  I know you can be healthy in many ways, you can be physically healthy, mentally healthy, emotionally healthy and others too!  I want to give you...


Cilantro Lime Rice

Alexa Brown

Here is a side dish that I love making at least once a week.  Sometimes, I eat my cilantro lime rice with fish, tacos, chicken or simply as a side to any protein I make for dinner.  It is great with the easy chicken fajitas from last week too!  It is easy and just so delicious.    Ingredients 1 cup cooked white jasmine rice 1/3 cup chopped cilantro 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder   Directions 1. This one is easy!  Combine all of the ingredients into a bowl and mix well.  2. Enjoy!...


Toned Arms Challenge

Alexa Brown

  Here we go!  This week, I want to challenge you to fatigue your arms each day.  Try this workout every day after your daily workout.  This should leave your arms feeling fatigued and create such a good muscle burn.    Complete this round 2 times each day.  You can add weights to each exercise for an extra challenge.  Enjoy! 20 tight arm circles (forward) 20 tight arm circles (backwards) 30 bicep curls 15 tricep dips (use a chair, bench or edge to press your palms into) 15 push-ups 20 big arm circles (forward) 20 big arm circles (backwards) 15...