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July Ray Of Light

Where are you from? Brockton, Massachusetts What is something about yourself that we might not know? If I wasn’t doing fitness competitions I would like to someday be in a dance performance. Dancing was on my action board for last year and I didn’t make it happen. This year I am making sure I do…

4 Benefits of Practicing Mindfulness

Mindfulness is essentially the practice of focusing on your immediate surroundings. When I say be more mindful most of you immediately thought meditation, yoga or some form of controlled breathing, etc. Mindfulness is more than that. It’s simply clearing your mind and focus only on what is around you. Now in today’s busy hectic world…

Savory Apricot Chicken Rice Casserole

1 cup quick cook rice 2 cups broth or water 4 cups raw chicken, diced bite size 1 small pkg French onion soup mix 1 cup apricot preserves Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. Lightly oil a casserole dish. Put the rice and broth in casserole dish and stir to combine. Put the chicken in…

Welcome to June

Welcome to June! If you are like me, you can feel the RUSH of the year flying by. It seems like yesterday we were talking about the Valentines Day. How did this happen? Are we really in fast motion? I actually feel like we are in warp speed. Life is seriously a rollercoaster right now…

Ray of Light: Tayna Martel

Where are you from? Windham NH What is something about yourself that we might not know? I start a new job next week as a Program Director at Brigham and Women’s Hospital! How long have you been a Savage Girl and why did you join? member for 2 years.  I joined for a healthy lifestyle!…

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…