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Spaghetti Squash with Pesto 0 Comments

Spaghetti Squash with Pesto

Ingredients For the Spaghetti: 1 spaghetti squash For the Pesto: 4 T olive oil 2 cups slivered almonds 1 large garlic clove 15 basil leaves salt to taste water (just enough to get desired consistency) Instructions Preheat the oven to 350. Cut the spaghetti squash in half and remove the seeds. Brush...

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Approximately 8 weeks ago Five Starr Pilates & Fitness launched its Five Starr XR training program.  The regimen provides customized personal training in an 8 week challenge format.  The program is designed to be tough but rewarding and has proven results!  The two key elements of the XR challenge...

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Cucumber – Avocado Spring Rolls 0 Comments

Cucumber – Avocado Spring Rolls

Rich, nutty avocado is a great carrier of flavors, like the fresh herbs and cooling cucumber that star in these fresh rice-paper rolls. The savory dipping sauce features tart, sweet and salty ingredients that mimic an exotic salad dressing—fitting, as these rolls are like a salad that is eaten...

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You and your relationship….with food! 0 Comments

You and your relationship….with food!

Many of us have a tumultuous love affair with food. At times we’re in control, but then we break down and indulge in behaviour that we know is not good for us–on top of the guilt and disgust created by eating that extra cookie. On and off. Up and...

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Approach with CURIOSITY…working through being judgmental! 0 Comments

Approach with CURIOSITY…working through being judgmental!

“I am grateful that I am not as judgmental as all those censorious, self-righteous people around me.” – anonymous We are all judgmental. Yes, even you. I certainly am, many times. I think it’s human nature. And yet, while it is in our nature to be judgmental  it’s not...

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Chipotle Shrimp Tacos with Avocado Salsa Verde 0 Comments

Chipotle Shrimp Tacos with Avocado Salsa Verde

IngredientsAvocado Salsa:1 small onion, quartered1 jalapeno, quartered, seeds optional1 garlic clove, smashed4 medium tomatillos, (about 8 ounces) husked, rinsed, and coarsely chopped1/2 Hass avocado, peeled, seeded, and cut into chunks1 1/4 teaspoons kosher salt1/4 cup loosely packed fresh cilantro leaves, coarsely choppedShrimp:1 tablespoon olive oil1 teaspoon chipotle or blended...

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Beginner Pilates Classes in Long Beach….Pilates is for EVERYONE! 0 Comments

Beginner Pilates Classes in Long Beach….Pilates is for EVERYONE!

Pilates attracts everyone from grandmas to executives with its promise of core strength, flexibility and lean muscle tone. But as Pilates transforms from a professional dancers’ secret to a mainstream workout, many newcomers wonder if they should be rolling out a mat to do their Pilates, or strapping in...

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Paleo a la Wendy – Chicken Adobo 0 Comments

Paleo a la Wendy – Chicken Adobo

Chicken Adobo Paleo From the kitchen of our Magnificent Client – Wendy Hernandez Ingredients: 2lbs. Chicken Thighs skinless 1 cup apple cider vinegar 1 cup coconut aminos 6-8garlic cloves, crushed 1 tsp. black peppercorns 6 bay leaves Coconut oil/olive oil 1/2 medium yellow onion, diced (optional)* Chicken stock (optional)*...

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MIX IT UP! 0 Comments


Regardless if you perform a combination of overall fitness training or a single aspect fitness program, it is important to properly design/spread your workouts and to implement rest days into your program. A complete program that combines the following elements is ideal for anyone working to achieve overall fitness....

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The Gift of Fitness…Not Flowers! 0 Comments

The Gift of Fitness…Not Flowers!

Administrative Professionals Day is April 23, 2014! Why not surprise the professional in your life with the GIFT OF FITNESS instead of flowers that only die! Join the many local businesses who are investing in their employees by gifting fitness classes and nutritional counseling to their employees this year!...

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