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Author Archives: Kim Barnes

Welcome To May

Welcome to May everyone! The merry month of May…  Here come all the jokes. Like the old *NSYNC song “it’s going to be… May”. Are you laughing or rolling your eyes? Either way you were still my friend. And here’s another one… “MAY” the FORCE be with you”. I could keep going but now it’s…

May Ray of Light: Heather Diamond

Where are you from? Frisco, Texas What is something about yourself that we might not know? I absolutely love jokes… the cornier the better!!! How long have you been a Savage Girl and why did you join? I have been a member for 3 years! I was looking for a new and challenging way to…

Veggie Protein Burgers

1/2 cup dried kidney beans 1/2 cup uncooked quinoa 2 cups fresh water 1 green onion, finely diced, including the tops 1 tsp salt, divided 1/2 tsp black pepper 2 tsp cumin 1 tsp oregano 1/4 tsp sage dash garlic powder dash cayenne 1/4 cup corn starch 1 Tbsp olive oil Put kidney beans in…

A calm soul makes trying times conquerable.

Difficulties give me an opportunity to exercise my focus and determination. During trying times I concentrate on maintaining a calm soul. This approach helps me to conquer the challenges that face me. I avoid being reactive to difficult situations that catch me off guard. While it is easy to allow confrontation to anger me, I…

April Challenge

Do you find yourself eating the same thing over and over again? This month, try at least 3 new recipes this month It can keep it really simple — if you like chicken — instead of baking it, try grilling it or tossing it in a crockpot. Instead of an Isalean shake — have Isapro…

Listen to What Your Body Says It Wants When It Wants It

Part of what results in diet failure is your inability to be flexible with yourself. You feel like in order to have success you need to be so strict, and if you don’t adhere to a cemented guideline of what you can eat, what time you can eat it, and how much you ought to…

Welcome To April

Welcome to April. The season of spring is in the air and this always brings renewal, positive vibes, and a sense of new things happening for the good. Our theme for this month is called the “RENEWAL”. Enough of being worn out, enough of working so hard, enough of the pain and strain. People represents…

March Ray Of Light: Diane Gullie

Where are you from? Christchurch, New Zealand What is something about yourself that we might not know? I grew up on a sheep and crop farm How long have you been a Savage Girl and why did you join? I have been a member now for just over a year, and my previous coach was…

Shrimp And Snow Pea Stir-Fry

2 tablespoons sesame oil, divided 1 onion, cut into thin strips 1 tablespoon minced garlic 1/8 teaspoon red pepper flakes 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and cleaned 2 cups snow peas 1 red bell pepper, sliced 1/2 cup sliced water chestnuts 1 tablespoon sesame seeds 1/8 teaspoon salt 1 cup brown rice, cooked In a wok…

Healthy Vegetable Quinoa

1/2 tsp salt 1/4 tsp red pepper 1/4 tsp black pepper 1 cup quinoa 2 cloves minced garlic 1/2 tsp thyme, dried and crushed 1/4 tsp marjoram, dried and crushed 2 medium sliced sweet potatoes 1 peeled eggplant, cut in 1/2-inch cubes 1 medium-size tomato, wedged 1 sliced green bell pepper 1 sweet onion (small),…