Showing posts with label 21 Day Fix. Show all posts
Showing posts with label 21 Day Fix. Show all posts

Friday, February 24, 2017

6 Best Subscription Gifts For Moms

I am a practical kind of person. While some take offense to receiving a vacuum or kitchenware. Me? I'll jump for joy. Of course I do appreciate some silly and gag gifts. But really, when you become a will make it your life's mission to : 1. Purchase items that make sense...or items/products that will make our life easy. 2. Make purposeful purchases 3. Give meaningful and purposeful gifts as well.

Moms are also known to put themselves on the back burner. It is just our nature. We will make excuses for the things  needed because ..well...we will prioritize what matters first. Not unless of course it is given to us by our spouses,family or friends. There are also moms that you just do not know what to give as a gift.  Here's some subscription gifts that I personally love.

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I absolutely love this! Aside from being a trusted family-friendly video-streaming source on the web, you will love all the selections!  Pureflix have a mix of family-friendly & wholesome entertainment  that includes movies for all ages, kid’s animated titles, documentaries, how-to’s, hobbies, educational, health & fitness, sports, outdoors and travel plus many inspirational and devotional titles. If you need a little pick me up kinda movie, you will certainly be inspired with the movies that Pureflix has to offer. 

PureFlix FREE Trial 

When you send a Gift Subscription, you give the gift of quality entertainment with no language, sex, or violence surprises. You can choose between 3, 6, or 12-month Gift Subscriptions starting at $23.97 Must be a member (or become a member) of to purchase.  If you are not sure yet or you want to try it out for yourself,  try the 30 day FREE TRIAL.

 My Personal Trainer Food

Give mom a cooking break! Or much better, help her jump start her healthy eating journey. Do not be put off with their tagline. I know, because that was my first thought. Small waist? Personal trainer food is a meal delivery system. Pre-portioned, healthy meals delivered right to your door.  If you want to lose weight and do not know where to start or just do not have the time. This meal plan and food delivery are for you. Weight loss is more about what you eat. Eating less and moving more. Meal planning can be overwhelming, and Personal Trainer Food has different meal plans to choose from. You Can check out my REVIEW HERE.



I am sure that you've heard of Michelle Phan. She has inspired countless women around the world through her beauty video tutorials on YouTube. And if you are like me, I don't know exactly what beauty product is the right choice for me . Michelle created Ipsy and her team of stylists have selected products they love, for you to try. Each month, subscribers will receive a beautiful Glam Bag with deluxe samples and full-sized beauty products. All for only $10 a month (free shipping). You will take a beauty quiz to match your needs. Click here for more info: JOIN IPSY

Amazon Prime

Why the gift of Prime? With Amazon Prime membership you get :
Prime Shipping
FREE Two-Day Shipping on millions of items, FREE Same-Day Delivery in select areas & more.
Amazon Family
20% off diapers subscriptions and 15% off eligible products from your baby registry, compliments of
Prime Video
Stream thousands of movies and TV shows at no additional cost on over 200 devices.
Amazon FreeTime Unlimited
Access to thousands of kid-friendly books, shows, games and more, for just $2.99/month.
Kindle First
Choose one Kindle book of the six Editors' Picks each month for free.
Prime Photos 
Free unlimited photo storage for you and five others. Plus, upgraded search helps you find photos fast.
Early Access to Deals
Prime members get 30-minute early access to Lightning Deals on
Amazon Prime Store Card  
Earn 5% back every day with Amazon Prime Store Card.
Prime Now
One and two-hour delivery on tens of thousands of items from Amazon and local stores.
Washington Post Free Trial
Limited time: Enjoy unlimited access to the Washington Post with a six-month free trial.
NEW - Audible Channels
Unlimited listening to original audio series and playlists handcrafted for every interest.
Amazon Channels
Only for Prime: Sign up for a free trial for over 80 premium networks including HBO, SHOWTIME and STARZ. Cancel anytime.
NEW - Twitch Prime
Get free game content every month, ad-free Twitch viewing, Twitch Channel Subscription, plus loads more.
NEW - Member Exclusive Discount on Video Games
Discounts apply to pre-orders and collector’s editions for PC, PlayStation 4, XBox One, Wii U, 3DS and more.
NEW - Prime Reading
Enjoy unlimited reading on any device, with over a thousand books, magazines, books with Audible narration, comics, articles, Kindle Singles, and more.
Prime Music
Stream a growing selection of two million songs – included with your membership. Unlock more with Amazon Music Unlimited, plus get an exclusive discount.
Prime Pantry
Everyday sizes of popular household items delivered for a flat delivery fee.
Amazon Elements for Prime
Shop Amazon Elements products, Amazon's own line of everyday essentials.
Amazon Dash for Prime
Only For Prime: Never run out of your favorite products with Amazon Dash Button.
Share Your Prime
Share select Prime benefits with another adult in your household.
Shopping with Alexa
Enjoy hands-free shopping with Alexa on millions of items on Amazon as an exclusive benefit of your Prime membership.
Release-Date Delivery
FREE Release-Date Delivery on eligible pre-order items delivered on their release date to ZIP codes within the continental U.S.
To give the gift of AMAZON PRIME, you can choose from $33 for 3 months or $99 ( 12 months). I do have the 12 months subscription and I tell you what..worth the money.  Specially when it comes to gift giving . When you have families that live far from can shop Amazon and have it shipped directly to their address! ( Think Christmas season!) Our daughter absolutely enjoys the PRIME MUSIC TOO.  What I love about it too is that I can just connect it to our car and we can stream our playlist. 


So what is Faithbox? They are a Christian company that wants to help you strengthen your faith in God with their devotional and bring joy with great products from companies that do good. With a subscription you get their most popular item and gift! Every month receive a new devotional and amazing products from companies that do good.

You know what else I love about Faithbox? They provide 3 meals to hungry kids for each Faithbox they ship! To give the gift of subscription : CLICK HERE

Take advantage of this promo:  Take 10% Off On All Subscriptions and Products (ends 7/17/2017)

Bulu Box

Bulu Box is a monthly subscription of healthy products! Watch HERE, to see how it works.

Bulu Box is the best way to discover the health, nutrition and weight loss products that are right for YOU! With Bulu box:
1.TRY SAMPLES - You'll LOVE discovering new products, but just as important as finding your new healthy faves is seeing which products don't work for you. Try 4-5 samples based on your profile before buying full-size so you don't waste your money.
2. EARN POINTS - Each month you can earn up to 100 Rewards Points (that's $10!) just for subscribing and sharing your thoughts. 
3. CASH OUT - Once you've earned Rewards Points you can use them like actual cash towards a full-size purchase of your new favorite product. Some Bulugans even get their order completely free!

Take advantage of this promo:  3 Months of Bulu Box for $20

Friday, December 9, 2016

Asparagus Stir Fry

My girls never liked asparagus. Even if it is wrapped in bacon BUT to my surprise they love this stir fry! The only difference I see is that I did cut the the asparagus into tips. I used to "hide" veggies , every way that I can. I made Chocolate Zucchini Muffins before and blend shredded veggies into spaghetti sauces and meat loafs.  I once made Carrot Muffins  , I did not tell our youngest daughter what it was..all she saw was the icing!!

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Aside from our girls finally eating asparagus, what I love about this recipe is that it is simple, quick  flavorful! Use 21 day fix All Purpose seasoning for a clean eating meal. This meal is less than $10  for a  family of four and I do shop at Aldi. I know where you shop does make a difference. Where you shop might be cheaper! You can also skip soy sauce or just use low sodium. Add red pepper flakes for some kick!

Grab this kid and husband approved recipe over My Joy Filled Life.

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1 cup uncooked quinoa
1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
1 cup chopped yellow onions ( small chopped)
2 eggs
2 tsp garlic powder
1/2  to 1 cup , halves cherry tomatoes
1/2 cup dried basil
1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp paprika
1 tsp dried oregano
1 cup, homemade pizza sauce, see recipe HERE.


Pre heat oven to 350 degrees
Cook the quinoa according to package instructions. Cook until quinoa is tender.
Mix all the ingredients together.

 Distribute mixture into a greased mini muffin tin,I used a tablespoon. Press each cup down. It will be a little messy, some quinoa will stick to your hands. Bake the quinoa bites for 20 minutes . You can check at 15 minute mark. Let it cool.

Each serving is full of flavor and healthy to boot! It is great for after school snack or anytime at work that you need a quick bite. I made a huge batch of  and kept it in an airtight container. It was still tasty after 3 days! Serve with pizza sauce and I promise you...this is way more healthier and hip friendly than your regular pizza.

I might be a little biased with pizza sauce. I love homemade pizza sauce! First, it is very easy to make. Second , it is frugal and frugal is my thing. Third, it is more flavorful.

I also made the 21 Day Fix version of this. I used the yellow container to measure my quinoa , green container for the tomatoes, red for the eggs and I skipped the salt , used the 21 Day Fix All purpose seasoning.

If you are not familiar with 21 Day Fix Seasonings , you can get the recipes HERE.

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Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Homemade Energy Balls

Protein snacks. They come in all shapes and sizes. Just like stepping into the cereal aisle where there is an endless selection of cereals boxes , I get the same feeling when I choose protein bars. Not all are created equal though . Some are great tasting and some will leave you wondering if you ate a piece of card board. Truth be told, I go for inexpensive ones.

 When hubs and I decided to change our lifestyle, it did worry me a little. How will it affect our budget. Why are some healthy and fitness products so expensive? That..I can't completely comprehend. One thing is for sure though that the benefits will be greater.  I did quite a bit of research and note taking on how we can substitute some  healthy recipes so it can still be budget friendly.A few months ago, I shared the Clean Eating Turkey Chili. I cooked that chili when we were doing the Insanity workout. Buying a can of turkey chili can easily add up.

I was happy to come across this recipe over at Beachbody's website. The recipe was actually for Homemade Energy Bars. I did some revisions based on the ingredients that I already have. I also did not use Shakeology , again hubs and I are testing out ways to loose weight within our budget. Beachbody highly recommends taking Shakeology while doing their workouts because of its benefits...which I certainly agree.  However, not all can afford it, right? This  recipe can also be used for 21 day fix.

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1 cup whole pitted prunes
1 cup dried figs
1 cup chopped walnuts
2 scoops Shakeology ( I used EAS whey protein powder)


You can process the walnuts first using a blender or food processor.  Set aside . Place dried prunes,  figs and half of the chopped walnuts in a food processor. Pulse for 1 to 2 minutes scraping the sides.  Pulse until mixture resembles like this.

Form the processed fruit and nuts into a ball. I was able to make around 12 balls. Using half of the walnuts, roll the balls into the walnuts. Place in a parchment lined cookie sheet and refrigerate for 1 hour. 

If you want to make these yummies into energy bars, press mixture into a cellophane lined 8x8 pan , cover and refrigerate for 1 hr. Cut into 12 bars.

One bar, has 148 calories and 6 g of protein.

You can definitely add your own flavors but note that it will change the nutritional value.  If you are doing 21 Day Fix, 1 serving   will be:

yellow  1/2 blue 

Recipe adapted from: Beachbody Blog

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Tuesday, May 24, 2016

8 Clean Eating and 21 Day Fix Seasonings ( Free Printable)

Clean eating. Just saying it makes it sound so impossible and daunting. It also has the notion of boring and tasteless.  There are ways to add extra flavor and yumminess to your food. You can satisfy your palette and be healthy too.

Most store bought seasonings contains God knows what extra ingredients to preserve it. Speaking of scary extra ingredients, I just watched the news that said..Parmesan cheese could contain some wood. Some Parmesan grated cheeses sold as "100 percent Parmesan" contain no Parmesan at all - but they do contain a fair chunk of harmless wood pulp ( READ HERE)

There are a lot of spices and seasonings that you can make at home.It is very frugal too! Make them in batches! Make a double or triple batch of the seasoning and store in an air tight jar.

Right after doing a round of Insanity work out, we originally planned on following it up with either Insanity Max:30 or Focus T25. I was a part of a Facebook group that shares clean eating recipes and motivation. It is also a group that works out on 21 Day Fix. So, I was really inspired and  purchased the workout. Hubs and I loves it! It was only half an hour. Everybody have half an hour right?  I know I promised to share our Insanity journey and how we lost weight..believe me I am still working on it! I want to share not just the results but also resources to help my readers. It's been almost a year since we started our journey with Beachbody and we are completely in love with their workouts. I am excited to purchase the 22 Minute Hard Corps next!

Spice up your lean protein, rice, veggies, grains and add flavor to your clean eating recipes . The 3  21 Day FIX seasoning mixes  are part of the 21 Day Fix and 3 Day Fix Extreme meal plan and exercise program. If you are not familiar with 21 Day Fix and would like more information on how to order, feel free to send me a message or ORDER HERE. 21 Day Fix has changed our eating habits greatly!



All Purpose Seasoning
3 tbsp ground black pepper
3tbsp ground cumin
1½ tsp ground turmeric
1 tsp ground cardamom
1 tsp ground sumac
¼ tsp kosher salt

Cajun Mix
2 tsp salt
2 tsp garlic powder
2½ tsp paprika
1 tsp ground black pepper
1 tsp onion powder
1 tsp cayenne pepper
1¼ tsp dried oregano
1¼ tsp dried thyme
½ tsp red pepper flakes (skip if you only want the mix to be mild)

Creole Seasoning
2 tbsp onion powder
2 tbsp garlic powder
2 tbsp. dried oregano
2 tbsp dried basil
1 tbsp dried thyme
1 tbsp black pepper
1 tbsp white pepper
1 tbsp cayenne pepper
5 tbsp paprika
3 tbsp salt

Dry Onion Soup Mix
2/3 cup of dried, minced onions
3 tsp of parsley
2 tsp of onion powder
2 tsp of turmeric
1 tsp of celery salt
1 tsp of sea salt
1 tsp of sugar
1/2 teaspoon of black pepper
Fajita Seasoning
1 Tbsp chili powder
1 1/2 tsp cumin
1 tsp black pepper
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp paprika
1/2 tsp dried oregano
1/4 tsp garlic powder
1/4 tsp onion powder
1/4 tsp crushed red pepper (optional)

Guacamole Seasoning*makes enough to use for 2 avocados.
1/2 tsp garlic powder
1/4 tsp dried minced onion or onion powder
Pinch of cumin, to taste
1/4 tsp dried cilantro
1/8 tsp cayenne pepper
1/4 tsp salt


2 tbsp onion powder or dried onion
2 tbsp paprika
1 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp chili powder
1 tsp dry mustard
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp black pepper
1/4 tsp celery seed
** This makes a batch of sloppy joe (1 packet).

Taco Seasoning
1 tbsp Chili Powder
1/4 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp black pepper
1/2 tsp paprika
1/2 tsp onion powder
1 1/2 tsp ground cumin
1/4 tsp dried oregano
1 tsp sea salt 
1/4 tsp crushed pepper
* 2-3 tbsp per pound of meat.


21 Day Fix All-Purpose Seasoning
  • 4 tsp onion powder
  • 2 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 tsp. mustard powder
  • 1/4 tsp dried thyme
  • 1 tsp sea salt
21 Day Fix Mediterranean Seasoning
  • 4 Tbsp dried parsley, crushed
  • 4 tsp dried onion flakes
  • 2 tsp dried basil, crushed
  • 1 tsp ground oregano
  • 1 tsp ground thyme
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper
 21 Day Fix Southwestern Seasoning
  • 1 Tbsp chili powder
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp coriander
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp sea salt


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