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Author Archives: Kim Barnes

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),…

March Ray of Light: Sarah Daul

Where are you from? Great Falls, MT What is something about yourself that we might not know?  I am the youngest of 6 siblings. We are spread out over a 20 year span. How long have you been a Savage Girl and why did you join? I have been a Savage girl since May of…

March Monthly Message

March is a time to RISE up!  From Weather, to Spring Break, to family vacations, to progress in our physique transformations and to new goals, we are all in a pattern of transitions. This is a good thing and necessary to reach our goals. Rise up to a level where you are expecting the good,…

12 Ways To Be Inspired Everyday

When you feel down and out, when you feel that you are about to give up, look around and appreciate the things that you have. Find something to hold on. Find something or someone that will help you keep going. This is gratitude at it’s finest! Challenge yourself to find at least 3 things to…

Parmesan Roasted Carrots

8-10 peeled carrots 1 Tbsp melted butter (or coconut oil) 1 Tbsp minced garlic 4 Tbsp grated parmesan cheese Preheat oven to 400F. Place carrots on parchment lined baking sheet. Mix garlic and butter together and drizzle over carrots. Roast for 15 minutes rotating carrots occasionally. Top with cheese and roast another 10 minutes or…

Welcome to February

Our theme will not be a surprise to you. Its is LOVE. I tend to use this word a great deal. Why? Because to me, it is VITAL for life. Love comes from within and once it overflows, it radiates outward. I remember watching the Grinch Who Stole Christmas as a kid and my parents…

Best Essential Oils for Relief from Digestive Problems

If you have ever been constipated, suffered from indigestion, an upset stomach or some other digestive problem, you know stomach stuff is the WORST. While there are plenty of chemical, man-made cures and treatments available, sometimes nature is the best way to treat your digestive distress. Three oils that I absolutely love. Peppermint Oil –Peppermint…