5 ESSENTIALS FOR SPRING

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My curated list of your top 5 must haves …

The sneaker that evokes excitement within you to move your glorious body!

The park, beach or trail … that inspires you to walk or bike … type your zip code and park, beach or trail into your phone … simple, explore!

The sauté pan that simplifies preparation for your delectable spring vegetables … heat olive oil over medium heat, sauté garlic for 1 minute, add vegetables, sauté until just wilted and season with salt and pepper.

The pretty outfits for spring walks and bike rides … http://www.bandier.com is my favorite shop for unique finds.

The exquisite pair of sunglasses, protecting your eyes from that glorious sun.

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Love, Liz
allthingsfitnessandbeauty.com

SIMPLY PERFECT … for Valentine’s Day

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Red Velvet Cupcakes
makes about 24 cupcakes

Ingredients
2 1/2 cups organic oat flour
1 1/2 cups organic applesauce (no added sugar)
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
1 tsp organic cocoa powder
3/4 cup vegetable oil
1 cup organic low fat buttermilk
2 large eggs, room temperature
3 TB beet juice (from jar of organic beets)
1 tsp organic white vinegar
1 tsp organic real vanilla extract

Directions
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Place liners in cupcake or muffin pans.
In large bowl, sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cocoa powder.
In separate bowl, whisk together apple sauce, vegetable oil, buttermilk, eggs, beet juice, vinegar and vanilla extract.
Combine flour and oil mixtures and beat with electric mixer until batter is very smooth.
Pour batter into cupcake liners and bake for about 20 minutes, rotating pan after 10 minutes.
After cupcakes cool completely, frost with Cream Cheese Frosting (recipe follows).

Cream Cheese Frosting
8 ounces organic reduced fat cream cheese, softened
1/4 cup organic butter, softened
1/2 tsp organic real vanilla extract
1/4 tsp organic almond extract

Mix all ingredients together in large bowl and beat with electric mixer until smooth. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes if frosting isn’t firm enough.

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Love, Liz
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WHAT’S IN?

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Balancing … your sleep cycles … your hormones … and your insulin levels.

While gaining … a metabolism … an energy level … and mood … that will skyrocket!

Achieve this … by nourishing your body with animal protein and spices.

Salmon (wild)
Tuna (wild)
Eggs (free-range, organic)
Turkey (free-range, organic)
Chicken (free-range, organic)
Beef (lean, grass fed)
Cinnamon
Cardamom
Cayenne
Turmeric
Ginger
Mustard Seed
Black Pepper
Ginseng Root
Cumin
Dandelion Root

Add the above foods to your meal design of organic … nuts … seeds … vegetables … fruits … green tea … honey … legumes … whole grains … olive, coconut and flaxseed oils … that detoxify and support your cells, glands, immune function and skin. Also what’s in.

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Love, Liz
allthingsfitnessandbeauty.com