Julie and “Producer” Dale talk about pain. What is it. How to deal with it.Julie’s Motivated summer of exercise and weight update.
Pumpkin Pie without milk and eggs From The Allergy Cookbook by Ruth R. Shattuck
Tofu Pumpkin Pie:
- 12 oz cake soft tofu
- 1/2 tsp allspice
- 2 tsp plain gelatin
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 3 Tbsp frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed
- 1 tsp grated orange rind
- 2 C canned pumpkin
- 1/2 C honey
- 1 tsp cinnamon
- 2 tsp vanilla
- 1/2 tsp gr. ginger
Put tofu in blender or food processor till it reaches the coonsistncy of whipped cream.
Put aside. Add gelatin to orange juice. Let sit 5 minutes, then warm gently to dissolve.
Blend pumpkin, spices, sat, orange rind, honey and vanilla. Spoon 1-2 Tbsp pumpkin mixture into warm gelatin and stir to give it a smooth texture. Return to rest of pumpkin. Mix well. Fold pumpkin mixture into tofu, blending thoroughly. Taste, adjust flavors if necessary. No tofu flavor should come through. If it does, more vanilla, cinnamon or orange rind may be indicated. Pile into pre-baked 9 inch pie crust of your choice. Refrigerate for several hours.
- 1 8oz package of cream cheese softened
- 1 15 oz can of pumpkin, 2 cups powdered sugar
- 1 tbsp cinnamon and 1 tbsp pumpkin pie spice.
Mix cream cheese and powdered sugar together, slowly add the pumpkin and then add the spices. Refrigerate. Serve with ginger snaps.I adapted this recipe to make it a bit more diet healthy. Instead of cream cheese I used Neufchatel cheese and used 1 jar of marshmellow creme instead of powdered sugar. Another coworker substituted cool whip for the powdered sugar.
Toning with Scuplt Your Body with Balls and Band - Denise Austin.
This week we are joined by Tim from the Tastes Like Burning Podcast. The differences in the way men and women diet are discussed. As always we have a motivational thought or two and some recipes.
Nutty Burgers: from Fire Fighter Cindy
1 1/2 pounds of ground beef 1 cup bread crumbs
1 onion finely chopped 1/3 cup grated parmesan cheese
1 clove of garlic minced
Mix all ingredients together and form your patties. Grill or broil to taste.
Maple-Glazed Salmon: from The Canadian Living Test Kitchen
1/4 cup maple syrup
4 tsp grainy mustard
4 tsp soy sauce
2 pounds salmon fillet, skinned
In small bowl, combine maple syrup, mustard and soy sauce. Arrange salmon on foil or parchment paper lined rimmed baking sheet; spoon glaze over fish.
Bake i center of 400 degree convection oven until fish flakes easily when tested, 8 to 10 minutes. Using 2 lifters, transfer to warmed serving platter.
Conventional oven: Center rack at 425 degrees for 12 minutes
TIM: CHICKEN TORTILLA SOUP
+ 1 Medium White Onion finely diced
+ 1 Large Yellow Squash quartered and chopped
1 Large Zucchini halved and chopped
1 to 2 Medium to Large Jalapeños finely diced
1 small bag julienned carrots
4 Medium to large Tomatoes cut into small to medium cubes
2 Large or 3 Medium Avocados cut into small to medium cubes
1 Large and 1 Regular Can of Chicken Stock
1 Can Baby Corn chopped
1 lb Fajita Chicken Dark meat or chicken breast for the healthy version
1-2 teaspoons Cumin (or to taste)
1 teaspoon Garlic Salt (or to taste)
1 teaspoon salt (or to tastes)
Tostada Shells (or you can use your favorite Corn Tortilla Chips) Perhaps baked chips?
Optional 2 heaping table spoons of sour crème (regular, lite or fat free)
(or you can use your favorite Corn Tortilla Chips)
Marinade the chicken according to the marinade’s instructions and set aside.Or by pre seasoned fajita chicken.
Heat the cans of chicken stock in a stockpot at medium high on the stove while prepping the veggies. Sprinkle a light coating of cumin and garlic salt over the surface and add about a teaspoon of salt (more or less to taste).
Finely dice the onion and jalapenos. Slice or julienne the carrots. Cube the squash, zucchini, avocados, and tomatoes. Drain and slice the baby corn. Add all the veggies except the avocado and tomatoes to the stock, cover, and simmer over medium heat.
While the veggies simmer, cook the chicken however you see fit (whether grilled, broiled, or on a Foreman Grill).
Once the chicken is cooked, cube and add it to the simmering pot. Simmer an additional 5 to 10 minutes.
Remove the soup from heat and add the avocado and tomatoes. Serve in large soup bowls over strips of corn tortillas and/or corn tostada shells. Enjoy!
Julie and Chrystal are back for the new year. Even in the dead of winter, variety is the best motivator.
We talk about winter challenges, managing life in the snow. Cooking and diet tips. Getting rid of calories in your house. Plus much more.
This episode Chrystal and I talk about Holiday dieting tips. We want to here from you! Call us on our new K7 line at 206-338-2599.
In this episode we talk about 2 people we’ve encountered and how they are an inspiration/motivation to us. Age and/or medical diagnosis should NOT keep you idle and unmotivated.
Have a happy and safe Holiday Season. Rember Turkey and cranberries and sweet potatoes are good foods for you. Moderation is the key.
Julie and Chrystal finally get a chance to talk and Dale finally gets to edit and uploaded. There are a few times when Skype was not our friend. So thanks for your patience.
The Lovely Lorna reads reminds us to have no regrets. Plateauing again. Juggling sports schedules. Thriving on Chaos. Recipe ideas. Using the Exercise ball.
Contact us at (206) 202-2008 or email Julie at MWPJulie@gmail.com and Chrystal at MWPChrystal@gmail.com
While Chrystal is on vacation, Julie had the chance to chat with Barely, from the Barely Podcasting Podcast.
They talked about the gastric banding procedure. How people notice you differently after a substantial weight loss. Rewarding yourself for making your weightloss milestones.
Check out Barely, on his adorkable show, Barely Podcasting at www.barelypodcasting.com
Contact us at (206) 202-2008
Julie and Chrystal are back for an exciting episode of the Modivated Women Podcast.
We are both in a funk. Chrystal’s ankle. Summer routines mess up our workout schedules. How much freedom is too much freedom? Ideas to get out in the summer. Weight loss plateauing. Where to find a decent food on the go? Chrystal and Julie’s Challenge. Listen and find out what it is.