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AdvoCare Recipes: Meal Plan Day 3

Kasey here, I’ve posted several times about the AdvoCare 24-Day Challenge. My husband and started our first challenge in March. Since then, we have completely changed how we eat and he has lost 34lbs and 26 inches. Basically, the AdvoCare 24-Day Challenge is a healthy eating lifestyle. It starts with a 10 day cleanse, then continues with the same basic eating plan but adds in incredible supplements during the second phase. Since we follow the 24-Day challenge as a lifestyle now, I wanted to start a cleanse before the holidays. You can read our story here.

So many people have asked what kinds of foods we eat, and if I would post a meal plan. So, during my 10 day cleanse I’m going to post my meal plan and AdvoCare recipes. I’ve included links to previous days at the bottom of the post in case you missed any.

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AdvoCare Recipes: Meal Plan Day 2

Kasey here, I’ve posted several times about the AdvoCare 24-Day Challenge. My husband and started our first challenge in March. Since then, we have completely changed how we eat and he has lost 34lbs and 26 inches. Basically, the AdvoCare 24-Day Challenge is a healthy eating lifestyle. It starts with a 10 day cleanse, then continues with the same basic eating plan but adds in incredible supplements during the second phase. Since we basically follow the 24-Day challenge as a lifestyle now, I wanted to start a cleanse before the holidays. You can read our story here.

So many people have asked what kinds of foods we eat, and if I would post a meal plan. So, during my 10 day cleanse I’m going to post my meal plan and AdvoCare recipes. If you missed day 1 click here.

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Low Carb Meal Ideas: Bountiful Chicken & Veggie Harvest Soup

Low Carb Meal Ideas: Bountiful Harvest Chicken Soup

While I attended Blissdom, a blogging conference, in Dallas earlier this year I had the absolute best soup at one of the restaurants in the hotel.  It was chicken broth based with tons of fresh veggies like zucchini, squash, onions, and carrots.  I was determined to figure out how to recreate this recipe once I got home and add to my list of low carb meal ideas.  After some trial and error, Bountiful Chicken and Veggie Harvest Soup was a success!  Since the first time I made it a couple of months ago, it’s become a regular addition to our dinner menu. Especially now that it’s gotten colder, a good hearty soup just feels cozy. An added bonus, Bountiful Chicken and Veggie Harvest Soup is super healthy!

This recipe is also AdvoCare 24-Day Challenge friendly. [Read more...]

AdvoCare Recipes: Day One Meal Plan

Kasey here, I’ve posted several times about the AdvoCare 24-Day Challenge. My husband and started our first challenge in March. Since then, we have completely changed how we eat and he has lost 34lbs and 26 inches. Basically, the AdvoCare 24-Day Challenge is a healthy eating lifestyle. It starts with a 10 day cleanse, then continues with the same basic eating plan but adds in incredible supplements during the second phase. Since we basically follow the 24-Day challenge as a lifestyle now, I wanted to start a cleanse before the holidays. You can read our story here.

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Last night, I posted the above picture of my groceries on my personal facebook page and had several people ask me if I would post what kinds of foods I was eating, or a meal plan. I understand that changing eating habits can be very daunting so I decided that I would post what we are eating over the next 10 days.  I will post AdvoCare recipes as often as I can as well. Day one below is below.

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Healthy Pumpkin Oatmeal

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My family loves all things pumpkin! I’m always looking for healthy breakfast recipes to try out, I thought pumpkin and oatmeal would make the perfect combination. You could even make pumpkin oatmeal in a slow cooker and wake up to yummy homemade goodness in the morning. I decided to make it this morning, so I’ll have to try using my slow cooker next time. [Read more...]

Roasted Sweet Potatoes Recipe: So Easy and Delicious!

Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Roasted Sweet Potatoes are so yummy and delicious! I used to make them all the time, I don’t know why I forgot about this recipe. In my quest to continue to eat clean and healthy this recipe came to mind. It was super easy and my kids LOVED it! Looks like we will be adding Roasted Sweet Potatoes to the dinner rotation. I made a pork tenderloin in the crock pot and served with a side of green beans and a salad.

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Homemade Vegetable Soup Recipe

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Since we started our 24-day healthy eating challenge, we’ve eaten a lot of grilled chicken and salad.  As I was racking my brain trying to come up with an idea for dinner that didn’t involve chicken, vegetable soup came to mind.  It’s one of my all time favorite meals, and it reminds me of my precious daddy.  He always called it “Red Soup,” one of his favorite meals to cook when my mom had to work late.  Of course he’d cook a steaming pan of delicious cornbread, I always loved crumbling a big piece of moist cornbread right in my vegetable soup.  But……cornbread isn’t part of the plan during our 24-day healthy eating challenge.  So, I asked our Time 2 $ave Facebook community their secret to homemade vegetable soup.  I incorporated several suggestions to make the best Vegetable soup ever!!

Here’s what our Time 2 $ave Facebook community suggested: [Read more...]

Drop a Size by Thanksgiving and/or Earn Extra Cash for Christmas

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Kasey here, over the past couple of months I’ve told y’all about how my husband and have made decisions to change our health for the better. Back in March, we started AdvoCare products and the 24-Day Challenge. My husband wanted to lose weight, and I just wanted to feel better. I was tired all the time and had zero energy. With the holidays quickly approaching, now is the time to make changes towards a healthy lifestyle and lose weight and/or gain more energy before the hustle and bustle of the holidays begins.

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