I know I have been less than diligent lately with posting about food and fitness…life really does just get in the way sometimes.
I am happy to see so many people in my life start changing their lives for the better though! You know who you all are and I’m really proud of your progress! Keep it up. It’s amazing how a positive attitude attracts more positivity into one’s life. It’s certainly acts like a magnet!
The biggest example I have is my husband, Mike. About two months ago, I urged him to join me on a one-time-please-because-you-love-me guilt trip to an acroyoga class. To say he took to it like a fish to water would be an understatement. HE LOVES ACROYOGA and even did a yoga challenge with me on Instagram this month. Follow our adventures on Instagram @bend_it_like_bj or search for us on YouTube using “Flexy and Bendy”. It’s totally a blast and you can come along too! Saturdays at noon at CrossFit Vortex with Super Dave Ung from acroyoga360.com. $15 for 90 minutes gets you a whole lot of fun and fitness. Emphasis on the fun. Laughing is a guarantee!
My friend, Michelle, posted this recipe from foodmatters.tv recently and I thought it was a perfect addition to the snack selection at CrossFit Vortex. I made it today along with the Vortex Bars (which are in my latest book…which you can find a link to here in either hard copy or e-book form) and then I made some soap.
Yep, that’s my new thing this year. I’m creating a line of completely chemical free soaps/shampoos and will eventually branch out into moisturizers, balms and that sort of thing. I made simple and functional soaps without chemical fragrances or colours. I think it’s important to be clean on the inside and clean on the outside!!
You can follow my soap adventures on Instagram @khala_naturals until I have an actual website.
Now back to the food!
Again, this is from foodmatters.tv and it’s pretty darned delicious! One batch for me made 18 28g (1oz) balls.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Chill Time: 30 minutes
1/2 cup pumpkin seeds
1/2 cup sunflower seeds
1/2 cup almonds
1/2 cup cashews
1/4 cup Goji berries
3 tbsp chia seeds
3 tbsp raw cacao nibs
1 cup flaked coconut
1/2 cup coconut oil
1/4 cup maple syrup
Combine all ingredients in a food processor and pulse.
Once the mixture starts to stick together, either chill for 5 minutes and then roll into balls or press into an 8″x 8″ baking pan and chill for 30 minutes. Cut into bars and serve or store in the freezer for a quick snack.