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Meal Mondays: Tomato Basil Pasta

I'm  not Italian but I must admit - I PUT MY FOOT up in this dish.  This is an excellent side dish to any Italian meal such as chicken parmesan for example.  I found this on Facebook in Simply The Best You private group and then shared it.  It appears it was originally from the website Apron Strings.  I decided to try it for myself and let me ...

March Madness Challenge Your Diet Calendar

Hey everybody!  Who's in for the FFFC March Madness II Challenges?  If you haven't read up on it visit HERE for the scoop!  One of the challenges is "Challenging Your Diet by Changing It".  Here is the calendar. Download it, tape it to your refrigerator and follow it closely.  If it takes 21 days to form habits, let's see what 31 days of ...

FFFC March Madness Challenges II

Oh yeah!  The first time was so nice we decided to do it TWICE!  This month is March Madness Challenge Part DEUX (TWO for you English speaking folks).  We came up with some doozies and think everyone will be able to find at least ONE challenge they can jump into. Challenge #1:  MOVE Challenge:  Basically walk, wog, jog or run as far as you ...

Five Friday: What I ate

It's Five Friday and this week was a week of challenges from all over.  Recovering from a brief knee injury, to work demands to trying not to gain too much weight since I am sidelined and not working out as intensely as I normally would.  With that said I have tried my best to EAT better and DO better.  It is a work in progress because I ...

Meal Mondays: Shrimp and Broccoli Stir Fry

I reposted this on our Facebook Fan Page and it was a big HIT!  It's from Mel's Kitchen Cafe and a total scrumptious recipe.  I decided to try it for myself on my family and received thumbs up all around.  This was very easy to make so please try it out and let me know what you think. Ingredients 1 tablespoon vegetable, canola or ...

To Eat or Not To Eat – That’s The Question

One of our illustrious Femme Fitale Fit Club members posted this question to the group "Do you eat before your workouts?"  Now I must admit I do not.  Not because I think I will burn more fat or anything, but because I either get sidestitches or nauseas and queasy.  Sounds like good reasons to not eat before an intense workout right?  Well she ...

Featured Fitale Becca Bryant

FFFC:  Please introduce yourself to our readers (i.e. your name, occupation, hobbies, etc.).  RB:  My name is Becca and I'm a mom. FFFC:  What sparked your weight-loss transformation journey? RB:  I started my weight loss journey a year ago when I realized I needed to get healthy in order to keep my kidneys function and not have a ...

Featured Fitale Lena Gott

FFFC:  Please introduce yourself to our readers (i.e. your name, occupation, hobbies, etc.). LG:  Hi Femme Fitale readers! My name is Lena. I’m a SAHM to three little ones age 6, 3, and 1 and blog at whatmommydoes.com, where I talk about fitness, family finances, and making extra money from home. FFFC:  What sparked your weight-loss ...

Meal Mondays: Saucy Lemon Tilapia Fillets

I don't want you to think Mondays are the only days I cook for my family.  I definitely cook multiple times a week starting on Sunday.  I love sharing some of what I cook with all of you and since I just can't document EVERY meal I cook, I chose Mondays to highlight something I prepared for my family. Today we had a 2nd day of no school ...

7-Day Smoothie and Vegetarian Meal Challenge

Our 7-Day Smoothie & Vegetarian Meal Challenge drops tomorrow [December 16-23] …Simple Rules: 1- Prepare one smoothie and one vegetarian meal each day. 2- Post your pics and recipes. 3- Relax and enjoyyyyy the experience!  #LetsGo Visit their page on Facebook for more details and to post your progress with this challenge. ...

31 Days to New Year’s Eve December Challenge – Day 13

It's Day 13 of the December challenge and BOY what a response.  We have over 97 people registered and ACTIVE with this challenge.  In case you missed it this is a squat and ab daily challenge with rest days built in.  It is amazing and will help us firm up our derriere and abs!  What a great combination. Today is Day 13 and that means 130 ...

“Fit” To Be A Mom

Guest post by La'Shandra Holmes-Russell of Mom & Fitness Hello Femme Fitale Followers! I am La’Shandra Holmes-Russell of Mom and Fitness and Fit2BaMom(both can be found on Facebook, will add links at the end of commentary). I am not a fitness guru, but I am a mom who enjoys the benefits of working out including, but not limited to ...

Noon Fitness Flash Challenge – No processed foods

  Noon Fitness Flash:  Refrain from eating any processed foods.   Amazing how many foods touted to be good for us fit in this category huh?  Was anyone surprised by seeing SLIM FAST on the list?   Motivating you to Fierce, Fit and Fabulous! Follow us on Instagram @Femmefitalefitclub Have fun with us on Facebook at ...

Featured Fitale Kimberly Shorter

FFFC:  Please introduce yourself to our readers (i.e. your name, occupation, hobbies, etc.). KS:  Hello! My name is Kimberly Shorter. I am a program analyst for the federal government, and a freelance writer. In my spare time I enjoy cooking, baking and traveling. FFFC:  What sparked your weight-loss transformation journey? KS:  I have ...

There May Be Something To This

A few weeks ago I completed my annual physical exam and the vital counts were very impressive.  My blood pressure was 100/62 and my HDL was 146 with my LDL at a low 45 or so.  I'm in my early 40's and do workout so the numbers were not THAT surprising but considering I had a biometric screen done this past December .. and the numbers were not ...