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Twix Shakeology

Twix Shakeology

1/4 Teaspoon Caramel Extract

1 heaping Teaspoon Peanut Butter & Co Dark Chocolate Dreams peanut butter              (Awesome Stuff)

1/2 Teaspoon Organic Honey

1 Teaspoon Ground Flax

1/4 cup Unsweetened Almond Milk*

1 cup H2O

Ice to taste

1 scoop Vegan Chocolate Shakeology, I’m sure  you could use regular chocolate but I prefer the Vegan!

I always add a teaspoon of Chia Seeds but they don’t change the taste so it’s up to you*

*I use unsweetened Almond Milk because I would rather get my sugars from somewhere else! Like dark chocolate chips:) But I am sure it would be delish with the sweetened vanilla!

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Flank Steak Marinade

Holy Best Flank Steak Marinade Ever

So last week was the day of discovery for me!  I haven’t been able to find flank steak in Shoprite & I was headed there once again but this time the butcher & I were going to have a sit down.  I felt like I was the only one in Jersey to not have flank steak once a week.  As I was on my way there (In total mission mode I might add) I stumbled across my sister in laws facebook post where she checked into a place called Arctic Foods & mentioned their meat beats Shoprite anyday.  Turns out I was just a minute down the road from it & I was happier than a pig in you know what when I walked in!  It’s organic, it’s quality meatMy discount MEAT card!!, it’s hand over fist quality meat & I was in love!!

The man at the counter gave me a little card with this recipe

on it & I can tell you my family loves him for it!

You will need:

2 pounds flank steak (I got this & cut it in half to feed 3 people)

Kosher salt

Freshly ground Pepper

~Marinade Ingredients

1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil

2 cloves of garlic

1/4 cup red wine

1/3 cup soy sauce (I used Bragg’s Liquid Aminos)

1/4 cup organic honey

1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper

Directions:

1.  Score the surface of the steak an inch apart, 1/4 inch deep & across the grain of the meat.  Combine the marinade ingredients in a large freezer bag.  Coat the steak well with the marinade & seal the bag to chill for no less than 2 hours, preferably overnight.

2.  Pre-heat your grill to high & you will know that it’s ready when you can only hold you hand over the grill for a second.

3.  Take the steak out of the bag & sprinkle with salt (I completely skipped the salt step) & the freshly ground pepper, as they will help create a savory crust on the steak.  Throw that steak on the grill & 4-6 minutes on each side should do it.  I haven’t mastered the grill marks yet but it says to turn the steak 90 degrees to achieve such a beautiful aspect!

4.  My internet research & my restaurateur husband tell me that flank steak should be cooked med-rare for it to be it’s best, going to much further will make it tough.  So yank that bad boy off the heat, slice through against the grain to give it a check & it should be a bit rare-ish when you d your initial cut.  Place it on a plate & wrap the plate with foil so it can rest.  You will find after 10 mins it will be the perfect temp!  It will also keep your meat from drying out.

5.  Slice this amazing steak in thin diagonal slices against the grain & serve!

NOW……I did this the second time & was SOOOOO glad I did.  I took the extra marinade & brought it to a boil & served it over the cooked steak.  AWESOME.

ALSO…..the first time I made this steak, I put a pound of chicken in the leftover marinade bag & threw it in the fridge…..whole family loved it.  TOP NOTCH.

Flank Steak Marinade

 

Fitness isn’t a PUNISHMENT!

It’s Hump Day & I have 1000 things on the Ol’ TO DO list & each one just seems like such a fricken chore today.  I mean honestly do I REALLY have to put on a BRA!?!  Hopefully I’m not the only one out there that feels like this but today it’s bad!

Breakfast was a chore, every laundry basket was a chooooooore & then I started  feeling like my PiYO workout is a chore.  But I had to get my head on straight, while simultaneously not glancing outside at the pool I need to vacuum STAT.  Sometimes I get that feeling like UGGGG do I HAVE to work out today????

And the answer is a solid No.  I don’t HAVE to do much except keep the kids alive & not burn down the house.  Pretty simple, I mean it’s summer…..basically no responsibilities beside the previously mentioned.

But I don’t have to work out, I WANT to work out, who am I kidding, I look forward to it every day, I look forward to sweating out my aggression, having that “ME” time even if it is for only 25 minutes.  When I’m done I can focus better on kicking my kids butts in Trouble & Guess Who.  My concentration is spot on & they can’t win a round!!

My point is THIS (as the pool gets steadily greener by the SECOND)…..

That my choice to improve my health & my body is my own & it’s a damn good one.  I am able to smile at me when I wake up full of energy.  I’m able to giggle a little when pants that were snug last year are loose around the booty.  When I am running around with my kids & they get tired before I do.

Fitness isn’t punishment my friends,

Fitness isnt punishment

it’s a blessing.  

Message me if you want to join me in this awesome heath & fitness journey!                littlefitsar@gmail.com

Why I will NEVER miss a Summit!

Dream Team VegasBeachbody Summit is the greatest yearly event Beachbody hosts, this year & previous years it has been in Las Vegas Nevada!

I became a coach in February & because I busted my butt I became a success starter!  That meant I earned a FREE ticket to Summit!  I still had to pay airfare but damn it I was on my way!  Beachbody stresses how important it is to get there.  How you need to put it all aside and do EVERYTHING in your power to get there.  Even if it’s your second day being a coach, they just keep saying GET THERE, GET THERE!  I knew that even though it was going to be hard and it was truly awful timing, I HAD to do this so I could grow my business.   It was non-negotiable.  Getting on that airplane & missing my son’s 3rd grade play was honestly one of the hardest things!  Anyone who knows me know I HATE missing things for my kids.  I missed the last day of school, I missed the end of the year party…..so I knew I needed to make this trip count.  Thankfully Beachbody does a damn good job of setting us up to learn as much as we possibly can.  Those 3 days were jam packed with trainings & workouts that I had never done & meeting people on my team I would normally never get to meet.  Picking successful peoples brains & watching them interact=PRICELESS!

Sequins & Studs with the number one ranked coach in the buiz!

 

Melanie Mitro & Me!  She’s only the number one ranked coach in Beachbody & the creator of the Dream Team which I am 100% blessed to be a part of!

 

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The theme for this years summit was Never Give Up.  We had a few quest speakers come in but by far the most amazing was Diana Nyad, an American author, journalist, motivational speaker, and long-distance swimmer.  Nyad became the first person to swim from Cuba to Florida without a protective cage, willing her way to a Key West beach just before 2 p.m. ET, nearly 53 hours after jumping into the ocean in Havana for her fifth try in 35 years.

There were live workouts…

I did Insanity & Shaun T ACTUALLY high fived me!

Shaun T HIGH FIVED ME!

 

Live Insanity Workout with MY FAVORITE TRAINER!

 

 

 

 

I smiled from

ear to ear

the ENTIRE workout!

ShakeologyWe drank our shakes in front of the MGM Grand!

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We posed

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We learned

&

we were motivated!

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And then there were these two…..

photo5 (1)These two reminding us all exactly why we do this, why we are all here to help End the Trend of obesity.  As were were sitting in the MGM listening to their stories, I will never forget listening to Bradley say before he found his Beachbody program & his coach he was so overweight that he was just waiting to die.  And now after losing over 200lbs, he can live again.  Play with his kids…..that just hit home for me.  I can’t imagine feeling so out of control & overweight that I couldn’t play with my kids.  If you feel that way, if you feel out of control, need the motivation, need strength and someone to believe in you.  I am here.  I believe in you.

This trip has taught me so much, but the biggest thing it has instilled in me is that there are no ……no’s.  There are fears, there are doubts, there are challenges.   With the tools that I have gotten from this trip I believe I can help anyone figure out their goals & set them up to hit those goals running.  Will YOU be my next success story?

Next success story!

 

Big A$$ Summer Sale!!

WOOHOOOOO!!! It’s a SALE!!!! A BIG SALE!!! <—-That right there get’s me every time.  Usually doesn’t matter what you are selling….I’m BUYING!  Thankfully today…it DOES matter, because so many times in my plight to help you towards your better helthier self we bump in that pesky hiccup called CASH FLOW.  No worries my friends, Super Sarah is here to save the day.  Beachbody has thrown one to the dogs & we get to collect the riches.  The discounts on some of these programs is RIDOC!!!<—-AKA RIDICULOUS!!  Check it out….

June sale

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Les Mills Combat                                            40%

Chalene Extreme                                            34%

Slim in Six                                                          37%

Insanity the Asylum                                     40% off

A variety of apparel and equipment  save up to 85%

Click here to shop——>https://www.TeamBeachbody.com/Shop/summer-sale?referringRepId=348798

Remember too that when you sign up as a
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of these awesome prices!
Don’t forget we are blowing the doors off of Shaun T too!!

$45 off of the Insanity Challenge pack      Insanity

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