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  • The Healing Process and Focusing on the Positive!

    My Healing Process

    Oh the healing process….having patience in this area is not my at all my forte.  As I sit and recover from the 3 surgeries I’ve had over the past 2 1/2 months, I think about this time last year. It’s funny how health changes, and how life changes. My hubs is in the exclusive Test Group for the soon to be released 22 Minute Hard Corps, and I haven’t worked out at all. His nutrition is on point and mine is right up there but not as perfect. He looks better this year than last, me…not as much.

    When I see this picture it makes me proud. It was at our earned trip to Cancun, Mexico with our Beachbody family. I almost had a six-pack…say, what??!! I worked relentlessly, I pushed almost daily. Sure, it was simple nutrition and 30-40 minute workouts at home, but it worked because my heart and soul were in it. These plans I talk about work!!!

    What this makes me want is to say that YOU can give your heart and soul to your health. You can make better choices and continue to learn about what works best for your body. You can get over any hang ups that hold you back. You can get stronger and gain flexibility, if you really want it.

    I am growing ever more thankful as each day passes as the healing process continues. The fact that I am even able to do fitness at all is a HUGE blessing for me. I whisper prayers of thanks as I do my workouts because I know working my body is a gift from God. Feeling the endorphin high and muscle soreness is an addiction I will never quit!!! I miss it so much! For those of you working out today, will you comment below and post that you got your sweat on? You better believe when I am released to workout again, I will be ALL over it! Our next trip is 6 weeks away and I want to feel just as good as I did last year knowing I gave my all….heart and soul!  So now I will continue waiting as the healing process takes its course!

  • Awesome Salmon Gluten-Free Dinner

    Salmon Gluten-Free Dinner

    I love have a gluten-free dinner that my whole family enjoys.  I was the queen of white bread sandwiches with the crust cut off. Doritos. Candy. Fast food. Frozen dinners. All throughout my 20’s.  As my husband started his health transformation, after our daughter was born, and I started seeing how much his nutrition made a difference, I really started finding new options.  Finding staple gluten-free options is now a priority.

    Now at 37, I don’t have time or the freedom to have my energy completely zapped from me with poor nutrition. I have fought the good fight to say bye-bye to fast food and that was a slow process! Our kids don’t even know what McDonald’s is. Extreme? Maybe, but we want them to have proper fuel just like we do. They ate this for dinner last night too! Meals like this used to be boring to me and now they are a blessing.

    Salmon Gluten-Free Dinner Recipe

    • Broiled wild salmon with Trader Joe’s garlic salt on it (7-10 minutes under a 500 degree broil).
    • The topping is a recipe from ohsheglows.com
    • One avocado
    • 1/2 cup of cilantro
    • 1-2 Tbsp lime juice
    • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
    • 1-2 Tbsp of water
    • Food process until smooth!

    So very delicious as a dip for anything! We steamed broccoli and there you have it.  A wonderful, absolutely balanced gluten-free dinner that really keeps the body happy and healthy.  Do not think that you aren’t making a difference when you put the right food in front of your family.  Their bodies will love you for it!  As the mother of the house, I really take pride in providing the best options possible, especially for my kids.  So go make your gluten-free dinner and your family will love you for it!

     

  • Taco Salad, Keeping it Healthy!

    Taco Salad

    I’m sure we can agree tacos might be our favorite meal! I used to hit up Taco Bell twice a week! In fact, while I was pregnant with my first child, Matt and I had the tough decision of where to eat on break from our birth training class ? Would it be McDonald’s or Taco Bell?  Taco Bell won, but it was a close call.

    We haven’t had fast food since Jude was born 3 1/2 years ago. It was a personal decision to just say goodbye forever and never look back. We feel SO much better! Those gut bombs are not worth it!

    So now, I make a taco salad and pretend it tastes like a double-decker, lol.

    Taco Salad Recipe

    ✔Swap out the tortilla for a bed of lettuce
    ✔Swap the sour cream for high protein Greek yogurt
    ✔Swap the cheese for lots of salsa and jalapeño
    ✔Swap the fatty beef for turkey (I like to mix one pack of ground turkey breast and one pack of regular turkey)
    ✔Swap the MSG filed taco seasonings for you own seasoning blend. Mine is from the 21 Day Fix

    This is a slim tummy recipe as compared to a bloated sad tummy. Tag a friend you wanna eat taco salad with??!!!

  • The Breast Augmentation Journey Continues…

    The Breast Augmentation Journey Continues…

    For those of you that saw the blog post I made last night, here is what we are looking at with my breast augmentation…  Let’s just say it is not very good.  The prognosis is definitely heading toward having to remove my right implant.  I actually have a ton of swelling again and it is really beginning to get extremely sore.  I have had a friend, who is a nurse practitioner and midwife, look at me a couple of times this week.  It is so wonderful to have such a close friend that has been able to keep an eye on me.  And I must say, the reason I really had concerns was because my husband has continually checked the scar and really pushed me to call and keep the doctor informed.  Unfortunately my body isn’t really happy with me.  Please watch the video below to hear where I am at…

    Thankful for:

    ? A good doctor
    ?A body that heals
    ??prayers from everyone
    ??my mobile business

    ?‍?‍?‍? and everything in between.

    Plus, I might be able to workout hard again next week and that will cure a chunk of anxiety that could be brewing. ???

    I’m hoping for the best and will continually pushing hard!  Here is the first blog explaining the entire story, just click here!!

  • A Mom’s Reason For Breast Augmentation.

    The Reason For This Mom’s Breast Augmentation

    Oh man…..breast augmentation.  This is so exciting for me to sit down and write but very terrifying all at the same time.  I have been waiting a few years now to go through this “mommy makeover” so to speak.  Oh man, oh man, oh man…..breast augmentation.  I have learned, since becoming a health coach 3 years ago, that sharing my struggles, journey and thoughts can help other women feel like they are not alone.  So here I am sharing something super vulnerable and scary but I hope to educate, inspire or whatever else you need from this glimpse into the most recent part of my journey.

    A little background on me.  I have a 5 year old girlie girl named Samantha and a 3 year old sweetie pie little man, Jude.  I nursed both kiddos for 2 years each.  Between the 45 lbs I gained with each pregnancy along with the pumping and nursing, let’s just say….the poor chest area was used well.  I went back and forth for a long time trying to decide but as much as I loved the flat chested look, or as I call them “flaps of skin”, I also wanted to be proportioned in a swimsuit and sports bra.  I was concerned on what I would tell my sweet daughter about the surgery but my logical husband reminded me that she is 5.  Only 5!  She will really only remember me this way and I don’t need to explain every detail.  I basically told her that having “mommy milk” took all the fluff out of my chest so I just filled them back up so the skin wouldn’t hang…something like that.  I didn’t even talk about the surgery before it happened and my amazing mom and pop-in-law were so cool to take them for 5 days for us so I could heal.  I believe part of how we approach things is how they are received, so we kept it simple.

    Backstory on me, I am that girl that has a 6 pound baby and comes home to weigh myself and I’ve only lost 3 pounds, lol.  Being a PCOS sufferer, it not only took me over a year to get pregnant with Samantha but I do not lose weight easily and I put it on even easier.  After having a transformation with some amazing home workouts and daily nutrition from the company I work with, I lost all my baby weight plus some.  That left me with the below photo of more muscle than breast tissue.

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    The Cost of a Breast Augmentation

    I had a close friend that went to a doctor in Bellevue and loved her results and as we researched, we found him to be one of the best in the Washington State for breast augmentation.  This is how we made a decision to use him.  We scheduled our consultation, paid the $75 for that appointment and decided that day to pay the $500 deposit and schedule.  Total cost for everything was almost $11k but we got Care Credit, zero interest, for 12 months.  This included the breast augmentation and a lift.  A reminder….4 years of nursing creates the need for a lift…there was definitely a lot of excess skin!  My finance major of a husband is on the payments quick so we pay nothing extra 🙂

    We ended up having to extend it a year from a car accident in 2014, but was finally able to schedule again and get in.  It takes anywhere from 3-12 months to feel “normal” again after breast augmentation so we knew having it done in November was the perfect timing.  I took the nurse and doctor’s opinion on size.  That was scary for me because they don’t tell you what cup size you will be.  In fact, you can’t really buy a fancy bra for 6 months until everything settles.  I could tell they were confident about their opinion and I OVERLY shared my fear over being too large, lol.   Nothing would be worse to me!!  I brought 5 shirts to try on with the implant insert in my bra.  I wanted to be sure all my shirts would still fit.  I was fearful of not looking or feeling like “me”.  I did not want them to make me look “heavy.”As my hubby and I discussed size options and tried on different sizes of inserts, I really took my time to process it all.  Picture us in the room full of mirrors and silicone balls being pondered over.  

    They recommended 450cc but none of my friends had more than 350cc put in.  This tip might really help you because it finally gave me the peace I needed with it all.  I tried a 400cc on one side and the 450cc on the other in a workout tank.  The smaller insert looked more fake because it appeared to look like a ball on my chest, when the larger one looked like it fit my frame and shoulders better ( I was a swimmer in High School so they are built from that).  The decision had been made on the 450cc!!!  They actually said I should do 475 because the extra 25cc was only equivalent to 1 Tbsp of water and as they settled they would look like a solid 450.  The doctor didn’t give me a choice on shape, nor did they offer both saline and silicone.  He strictly does silicone and designs them per woman.  I also didn’t want a huge gap in between where my cleavage was but that we really don’t have control over this.  The cleavage is what it was before, regardless of breast size.  I was a bit scared about the lift, but he didn’t remove the nipples like I was scared of and only cut the extra skin off around them.  He did a crescent shaped incision under the breasts which won’t be noticeable at all.  Okay, that part was done!!  

    Breast Augmentation Surgery…..the Real Thing!

    Now, let’s talk the surgery!  The day before, make sure to be well hydrated.  You can’t drink anything after midnight so the cotton mouth feel was the worst. I would have drunk up until the cutoff of 11 p.m., if I had to do it over again.  The surgery recovery process hurt worse than I thought it would.  Let me just saw that now!  I had both babies naturally at a Birthing Inn so here I was thinking I was tough stuff.  Everyone handles surgery different and apparently I don’t’ do well.  Those tiny child ice packs fit perfectly into your bra, by-the-way, they have been a lifesaver.  What happens with the pain is, the muscle gets mad since they are trying to make room for the implant to go under them.  I didn’t get any bruising after the surgery but let’s just say, I could not sit up on my own for almost two days.  It was crazy!!  Make sure you send the kiddos away for 2-3 days since you are moving hardly at all for the first 3 days.  I did leave the house on day 4, but I was high on vicodin and valium and a bestie drove us for pedicures and a Sephora stop.  I probably should have stayed home but it was fun to get out!  Here’s my before and after, the after is one month from the time of the breast augmentation surgery.breast augmentation, breast implants sizes, how much are breast implants, breast implants, breast lift, breast implant, breast augmentation before and after photos, breast augmentation recovery, cost of breast augmentation, boob job, before and after breast augmentation

    The Complications of the Breast Augmentation

    Almost a week after surgery, I came down with a fever.  101 temp!  I called my doctor’s cell and he was already in New York for Thanksgiving Holiday.  He asked me if one side hurt more than the other but I was so achy I could barely tell it was the right side that hurt.  He called in a prescription luckily right before the pharmacy closed.  I was so SICK!  I went straight to bed after taking my antibiotics and we had to go see the on-call doc in Seattle the next day.  When I sat up that morning to go to the bathroom a runny, yellow-reddish fluid dripped all down my right side.  The infection was bad.  The on-call doc wanted to admit me to the hospital for IV antibiotics but we were not excited about that.  Not only would it cost us crazy amounts of money, I did not want to be in the hospital over Thanksgiving.  I hate hospitals, hence the Birthing Inn.  I digress.  

    I did end up staying home on Thanksgiving (and missing the fun) but we knew healing was more important than anything.  My husband was a saint.  Taking care of me like it was a full time job.  Feeding me his famous egg and kale dish, peanut butter and raspberry jam toast and Shakeology.  Thank God for Shakeology.  He had me sleep as much as possible and changed my gauze every few hours.  I teased him about being Kathy Bates in the movie, “Misery”.  He urged me to stay in bed for almost two days straight because I don’t like to rest.  What mom is used to resting anyways, right?  It was tough but I needed to do it.  If the infection did not heal, I would have to lose my right implant for up to 3 months before they could put it back in.  Can we talk about what was going through my brain when I heard that fun fact.  A cruise with my Beachbody family in 3 ½ months fully earned, paid for and reserved and I could be having another breast augmentation surgery a week before we left?  Um, NO!!!!  Talk about nerve racking, TEARS and lots of prayers.  Made me so grateful for my health and so much compassion for any woman that has had cancer!  Oh my heart.  

    So, I ate no sugar or anything bad that whole time.  I did not want my body fighting bad food as well as the infection, etc.  Knowing what I know about nutrition was a huge help.  As soon as my doctor was back in town we went to see him.  He got me in two days later to re-open the incision and clean out the breast as he soaked the implant to put it back in.  Good news was, everything was very mild and it looked like I would heal up well.  The second time around I was more nervous going into the operating room but trusted God, that He had it all under control.  Going under anesthesia is never fun and trying to put on compression socks with no chest strength is nearly impossible!  

    During this time, we grew even more grateful for our health and fitness business. Matt was driving me an hour to and from the doctor more times than we really wanted to count.  I was able to work from my bed and keep up with my clients and coaching team.  Our income didn’t go down, it actually went up because Beachbody had just released a new fitness program and they do a ton of marketing along with us coaches doing our own.  Even though I was out for about 6 weeks, in and out, we had the best month we ever had.  I don’t know of any job that we would have been able to say that with.  A true blessing and confirmation that being Beachbody coaches is God’s perfect plan for our family.

    I healed much faster after the second surgery and felt like the worst was over!  Thank Jesus!!!!  Had so many beautiful friends praying for me and faith that He was teaching Matt and I new things.  

    Fitness After my Breast Augmentation

    Now, let’s talk fitness!  You might think after surgery, “oh, I’ll do some yoga.” but can you imagine a Chaturanga?  Ya, NO!  I was pushing it really hard with Body Beast and Insanity Max 30 prior to surgery and the thought of not being able to workout for 4 weeks made me crazy!!!!breast augmentation, breast implants sizes, how much are breast implants, breast implants, breast lift, breast implant, breast augmentation before and after photos, breast augmentation recovery, cost of breast augmentation, boob job, before and after breast augmentation, weight  C-razy!  Since that time frame got extended-obviously-I relied on good nutrition and no sugar or alcohol.  Having PCOS, those two specific things make me gain so quick and the bloat, oh the bloat… Christmas did get me in over my head with all of that, hence the Clean Eating Group I started January 4th!  I kept my weight down on the scale for a while but it all eventually caught up.  I am the heaviest I’ve been in a while.  On January 12th, I was 149.8lbs!! I was just 140 mid December.  Hmm, too much indulging and no workouts got the best of me!   

    Having a huge DVD library I started with Brazil Butt Lift (the same one I used when I was pregnant with Jude) and PiYo.  I also did Lower Fix from the 21 Day Fix.  Having these to fall back on was so nice.  Now 8 weeks post-surgery, I branched out to some P90X shoulders and arms.  I miss my workouts so bad!!!  What happened the day after I did my first upper body workout with only 5 and 8 lbers?  Oh just some swelling and soreness in my poor, right, previously infected breast.  What???  Calling the doc again, sending in pictures and the next morning waking up to a puddle of fluid on my sheets and leakage for most of the day.  I know you’re thinking if this horror will ever end.  Trust me, I am too.  Saw the doctor on January 11th and so far we are good and it was just a fluke.  Praise Jesus!!  He said the workout had nothing to do with the fluid so that gave me peace of mind to get my butt back to my consistent daily workouts.  

    When I start adding more impact, you better believe I will be doubling up on the sports bra.  I’m excited to share the fun brands my hubby found for me!!  Some fitness fashion to come, eeeek!

    I still wear the bra they gave me at surgery.  They told me 2 weeks straight with this support strap post-surgery but only 12 hours a day after that with only the bra, no strap.  Most women wear it at night but I liked during the day.  They get sore still if I don’t wear it for AT LEAST 12 hrs a day.  Sometimes I still wear it 24/7, it just feels better.  breast augmentation, breast implants sizes, how much are breast implants, breast implants, breast lift, breast implant, breast augmentation before and after photos, breast augmentation recovery, cost of breast augmentation, boob job, before and after breast augmentation, medical bra

     

    So here I sit, 8 weeks post “original” surgery, 5 weeks post second surgery.  I started Hammer and Chisel today to test it because I’ve been dying to start this program.  Iso Balance was so FUN!  Oh that endorphin high after, is the best drug on the market.  Here is a clip of how I had to modify two moves with no weights, but the rest I did 5 and 7.5 lbs. I plan to continue trying the entire program as my comfort level allows.  

    Other Issues with the Breast Augmentation

    Wait, there’s more!  Right after I filmed this and was so excited to start sweating again, my husband checked my incision and there was some black!!  RED FLAG!!!  Goodness, we head back to the doctor tomorrow to have another hiccup fixed.  

    Video on my thoughts about this entire ordeal and the outcome coming soon!

    A strong woman has faith that she is strong enough for the journey…but a woman of strength, has faith that it is in the journey that she will become strong. <3

  • Faith is Confidence! Keep on having Faith!

    FAITH

     

    Hebrews 11:1 – “Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see.”

    One of my favorite verses in times of question and change. The exercise that helps me have bigger and stronger faith is simply remembering all of the times God has been near to me, redeemed and forgiven me, brought things in the perfect timing, showed me the right path to take and simply just blessed my socks off!

    Once I count all those times and blessings, I can continue knowing He will always be my source of strength and help.  I encourage you to push through and not give up!  When we believe in each other, with the help of Christ, all things are possible!

    #Godisgood

  • Clean Eating….Making a Great Transformation Tuesday!

    Clean Eating = Transformation Tuesday‬

    Clean eating is all about the discipline of my mind. It is a battle.  I fight me every day, all the time.  Today’s battle?  Kombucha or Wine? I’m going with Kombucha ?  I win!!!!  I started a clean eating group this last Monday with an amazing group of women.  We decided that we would make clean eating a discipline.  That we would make it a focus to not allow ourselves to make choices we regret.  We would bring in a collective of clean recipes, ideas and accountability.

    Last week in our 5 day clean eating group, I had 19 of the women share how much weight they had loss.  There was a total of 108.5 lbs lost as a group!!!!!! Are you kidding me?!!  That was 5.7 lbs per person. I don’t have enough exclamation points for this post! ?  That is why clean eating and watching your sugars and alcohols pays off. If you were one of the girls who joined us, thank you and high five! ??#‎girlbosses‬ ‪#‎onamission‬

    We have monthly clean eating groups.  They are five days, they are organized and allow you to really get a whole bunch of ideas to learn more about what it is to eat clean.  This January we have 201 women participating!  It is so amazing!  Sharing so much information is just awesome and it allows everyone to get a feel what works for a collaborative of people.

    Don’t miss out!  We love helping each other.  Feel free to comment here, or reach out to me on Facebook!  Looking forward to connecting and helping you learn more about clean eating and the joy that it can bring into your life and the life of your family!

  • ❤❤ FIT MISSION BY VALENTINE’S DAY ❤❤

    Fit mission in full effect!  Today I was reflecting on all the things us ladies can wish we had (me included).  We aren’t trying to be perfect by any means, but feel comfortable in our own skin!  Here’s a few things I am working on, you can take from this list or put your own!  (I know we are all at different stages of our journey!)

    Examples being:

    • Rounder booty (or a booty at all)
    • Thigh gap
    • H.S. Weight
    • Flat tummy (with less loose baby love skin)
    • To look good nakey
    • More confidence
    • More time
    • No dimples and cellulite

    The list goes on…

    Even if we can’t have those things exactly how we want them, the one thing I know to be true is we can get better! This fit mission is about this and that in itself is a beautiful thing. Practice does make perfect, goals can be reached! Do I wish I could get to my H.S. weight? Yes! But does that make or break the progress I’ve made? NO! 140 lbs is PERFECT for me because that’s what my body likes naturally. There was a time I couldn’t get under 150 to save my life. I skimped, starved, worked out twice a day, felt so lost with fitness AND nutrition. It was unnerving and I was hurting myself mentally and physically.

    Not anymore thanks to the nutrition and programs I’ve found. Now I’m right where I need to be.

    I had to trust the process and invest for the long haul and boy it’s paid off. Sanity is a good thing 😉

    What are you going to think when you look back on 2016 photos? Will you know you are doing everything you can to treat your body right or will it be another year on be books that you stayed the same? My joy is to show others what’s worked for me so you too can know you’re right where you need to be!

    Join me for a Hot ?by Valentine’s Day Challenge ❤  including:

    ?A full meal guide with recipes
    ?30 minute workouts done on your schedule
    ?support the entire time from women wanting all the same things as you
    ?fun mini challenges within the group for prizes to be won
    ?One nutrient dense meal you don’t have to plan or prep

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    We start soon-Jan.18th! You’ll be joining me and thousands of other people doing the 366 day Shakeology challenge. Most people order chocolate first so the FIRST person to message me with the hashtag ‪#‎366er‬ and purchases their pack gets two free Tropical Strawberry meals to try ????Email me at [email protected] or comment below!

  • Being a Busy Mom…How do we do it?!

    The Busy Mom

    Who reading this is a busy mom?!!  I don’t think there is such a thing as not being a busy mom.  Busy is our middle name.  If I’m not doing laundry, cleaning, calling, emailing, texting, picking up toys, helping with homework, cooking, cleaning some more, breaking up a fight, counseling, drinking wine……..you get my point and I’m sure you can relate!  Oh I forgot going to the grocery store, paying bills, doing makeup (randomly), driving to school, picking up from school, you name it…..we do it.  We don’t know any different but it wears on us and at times we can get lazy….at least I can.

    Then, while you’re doing all the things above, cause none of us are a busy mom at all, we get the, “Mom, mom, mom, mom, mom, mom, mom, mooooooooooooooom!!!!”, about 50 times a day! 😉  We are distracted all the time, interrupted and everything in between.  It is not easy being a busy mom, for me of two kiddos.  I can’t imagine those of you structuring life with more!  I applaud you!

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    But we have to remember something.  Being a busy mom is not an excuse, it’s a reason??‍?‍?‍?  They watch you, they pick up your habits, they need you to help them learn why they eat veggies. None of us are perfect but we can sure try. It may feel like survival mode for a bit but then it becomes easier and easier.  See, I catch myself getting impatient.  Instead of giving my kids broccoli, I put a gluten-free frozen pizza in the oven because it’s easy.  Is there anything wrong with the pizza?  No.  But in this mindset it could be setting the wrong example for our kiddos.  They see me being tired and I do the easy thing.  I don’t want them to do the easy thing.  I want them to give life their all!  Their best!  To be excellent.

    So let’s encourage each busy mom to push through.  Whether we are a “working” mom with a job or a “working” stay-at-home mom with a job ;), we all have to keep pushing one another!  We need to remember the little guys and push through for them.  Keeping focused on allowing them to see us push through as we press on to be the best busy mom we can be!  I love working with women to be their best.  A lot come to me having given up one of their most important strengths…their health.  Are you someone that is fighting that?!  That’s my specialty!  Supporting a busy mom that has allowed the “crazy” to creep in a little too far.  Trust me….I’ve been there, we all have.  Don’t let another day pass you bye!!  Come join me and the hundreds of women that are all on the same journey!

    And for the record, the loose stomach skin we have from babies actually looks and feels tighter when our body fat percentage goes down!!! Mine fluctuates and I can really tell. It’s crazy! I call it love skin?? we love why we have it and hate it all at the same time. ‪#‎loveskin‬ ‪#‎momlife‬

    Go here and tell me about YOU! ——>  Join us now!  Come join a group of women that look to support each other as we all are a busy mom in our life and we need each other to stay the course!

  • A Healthy Meal for the Whole Family!

    A Healthy Meal that Really is Healthy!

    Having a healthy meal, that is a “go-to”, that the whole family loves, is hard to come by.  Healthy meal plans are a labor of love.  This journey is never ending and that means being on the lookout or experimenting should always be in the cards, to find a new healthy meal.  The BEST meal we’ve been having lately.

    Here’s my husband talking about his favorite dish that he came up with!!

     Healthy Meal Recipe:
    • 2 Tablespoons of Tropical Traditions Virgin Coconut Oil. (This is the best coconut oil we have found.)
    • Melt coconut oil down, turn heat to medium or medium low.  (Otherwise you will be doused by hot coconut oil when you add the next items!)
    • Add 8 cups of kale, mix and make sure the coconut oil is evenly mixed up, stir every 30 seconds or so for about 3 minutes.
    • Add some Himalayan Salt, amount is up to you!
    • Add 1-2 teaspoons of Sriracha or other flavor you want to add.
    • At this point vegetables should be braised down and really soft.
    • Add 4-6 organic eggs or 3 eggs and egg whites.  Matt adds 1.25 cups of egg whites for more protein and less fat.  (The jury is out if it is really that bad to eat whole eggs.  Very debatable.)
    • Turn up heat a bit, mix and brown as much as desired.

    The oil makes the kale leaves crunchy? ‪#‎yum‬

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    We buy Safeway’s organic pre-washed and cut kale. It has stems in it still but they get soft in the cooking process.  We eat this healthy meal once a day and it kind of depends on the day if it’s breakfast, lunch or dinner.

    Did you know kale has more calcium than milk and more iron than beef? ‪#‎craziness‬

    (Yes, the kids love it too) ‪#‎eatyourgreens‬  This is one healthy meal you do not want to pass up!