Taco Potato Puffs

Super Potato Oles

Super Potato Oles

Taco Potato Puffs
Ingredients:
1 bag Alexa’s Seasoned Potato Puffs
1lb taco meat
Taco Seasoning
Cheese
Sour Cream
Black Olives
Taco Sauce and/or salsa
Guacamole
Other Taco Toppings

Directions:
1. Bake potato puffs according to package instructions.
2. While potato puffs are baking, brown hamburger, add taco seasoning
3. Layer potato puffs, taco meat, and desired toppings
4. Devour and love the fact they are approximately 550 calories!

September Essential Rewards

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My first month of Essential Rewards! Yes, it took 6 months to work up the courage to sign up for Essential Rewards. Greatest. Decision. Ever. ER has gotten me so excited for trying new oils and the thought that I get some for free!?!?! WHAT?!?! What in the world took me so long to get on board? The commitment that’s what. I have some commitment issues I guess you could say. Ha! I’m so glad that I have signed up, though. Here’s what I got in my September ER order.

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Lavender (3)
Thieves
Bergamot
PanAway
Oregano

Free for 190PV:
5ml Raven Blend
Samples of-peppermint, Thieves, and lavender

Lavender seems to be my best selling oil. It makes sense, though, it is often referred to as the “Swiss Army Knife” of oils. When in doubt use lavender.

September BarkBox

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Clyde’s BarkBox was kind of exciting this month! I think he really liked it actually. Here’s what it contained.

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PetProjekt Football Tretbal
Etta Says Duck Chew
Muddy Buddy Dog Mop
Safemade Pet Barkeley Pennant
Nootie Jerky Burger BBQ Duck

I have to say the dog mop was amazing! I used it on Clyde after his last bath and it really did soak up a TON of the water! Way better than a standard bath towel ever could.

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Clyde is also always playing with the football. So much that I haven’t even been able to test out putting treats in it! He loves balls though. He could play with them all day, every day.

Clyde isn’t very interested in the pennant. I think it’s been sitting in the same spot since I gave it to him out of the box. Oh well, not every toy can be a hit I suppose.

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We haven’t had a chance for the treats or the duck chew. In due time. He started agility training so that may be a good place to use up some of the treats we’ve been getting in the boxes. Score!

Advocare 24 Day Challenge: Day 24

Wow. The challenge is over! CRAZY! I’ll do a total recap tomorrow, here is the recap of the final day!

Breakfast:
MNS 3 Color Pack (30 mins prior)
Chocolate Mocha Meal Replacement Shake

Snack:
White Chocolate Latte (skim milk)

Lunch:
MNS 3 Color Pack (30 mins prior)
MNS 3 White Packs
Wings (6), Ranch

Snack:
Chocolate chip muffin

Dinner:
OmegaPlex
Spaghetti, cherry cheesecake dessert (it’s not cheesecake)

Activity:
Steps-7,934 (3.7 miles)

Thoughts:
I don’t usually eat lunch on Sundays. It has to do with the fact we have a HUGE family dinner on Sunday nights. So usually I have something small then dinner isn’t so fatal to the diet. I was starving at about 1pm though. Sucks. So I made some wings that I found in the freezer. Not the best choice, but sure beats eating a ton of little “snacks” because I’m so hungry. So I guess 6 of one, half dozen of another. HA! Overall it wasn’t an awful day. Can’t wait to share the total recap!

Advocare 24 Day Challenge: Day 23

Day 23 already! Holy buckets! I swear I just started this challenge yesterday! Anyway, yesterday I ran the Color Me Rad 5k and went to the Parade of Homes again. It was a fun day, but very exhausting. I slept 11 hours last night. I think I was a little sleepy. I’m just so glad that Clyde let me sleep that long. Maybe today I’ll be able to be productive, you know clean the house, mow the grass, pooper scoop, take Clyde for walks, etc. Fun filled day!

Day 23
Breakfast:
MNS 3 Color Pack (30 mins prior)
Coffee w/cream
Chocolate Mocha Meal Replacement Shake

Snack:
Egg McMuffin (we got these after the race)

Lunch:
Chicken breast, broccoli

Snack:
Scotcharoo, Dr. Pepper

Dinner:
No dinner (I wasn’t hungry)

Activity:
Color Me Rad 5k (3.1miles)
Steps-17,694 (8.2 miles)

Thoughts:
Yesterday was a really good day. It was fun filled day with family. The Color Me Rad is always fun. I’ll do a separate post with all the fun pictures! The Parade of Homes was great again, I voted for my favorite home. I really was considering just squatting in the home because there’s no way I could afford it. HA! Clyde and I went for 2 walks last night too, that was lovely. I think he is really starting to enjoy our little outings. How was your Saturday?

Advocare 24 Day Challenge: Day 22

Well this challenge is going quite well. I did the Color Me Rad 5k this morning and I saw the pics we took and I look so much more trim than last year! Thank you crossfit and Advocare for helping me look great! Here is the recap for yesterday!

Day 22
Breakfast:
MNS 3 Color Pack (30 mins prior)
Vanilla Meal Replacement Shake

Snack:
Doughnut (my boss is a major pressurer)

Lunch:
MNS 3 Color Pack (30 mins prior)
Fruit Punch Spark
MNS 3 White Packs
Shredded pork, coleslaw, baked sour cream and onion chips, and cookie

Snack:
White Chocolate Latte (skim milk)

Dinner:
Chicken strips (2 small), shrimp (5 small), fries, iced tea

Activity:
Crossfit-2 rounds: 30 ring rows, run 800m, 30 dips (green band), run 800m
Steps-13,904 (7.3 miles)

Thoughts:
The doughnut totally screwed up my day. I really hate that people at the office pressure you until you crack. It’s pretty crazy. I’m so over it. There was literally no getting out of that one. Ugh…I hate how one decision throws your whole body in a tailspin. I guess that’s life. I will do better.

Advocare 24 Day Challenge: Day 21

Well this has been the longest week ever. I’m ready for the weekend. Now hurry up! Here’s my recap!

Day 21
Breakfast:
Coffee w/cream
MNS 3 Color Pack (30 mins prior)
Vanilla Meal Replacement Shake

Snack:
Apple w/almond butter

Lunch:
MNS 3 Color Pack (30 mins prior)
MNS 3 White Packs
Butter lettuce salad w/chicken breast, croutons and ranch, carrots, Watermelon Spark

Snack:
1/2 chocolate chip cookie

Dinner:
The Works Burger from Fuddruckers, fries (split w/a friend)

Activity:
Crossfit-7 min AMRAP: 10 jump squats, 10 sumo deadlifts (50lbs), 10 jumping lunges, 1 min break, 7min AMRAP: 10 jump squats, 10 sumo deadlifts (50lbs), 10 jumping lunges. I did 5 full rounds plus jump squats both rounds. THEN, the post workout workout, 4 rounds: max pullups, 400m run.
Steps-14,839 (7.3 miles)

Thoughts:
Yesterday I hit a new level of crazy with the workouts. Seriously, who does a post workout workout after leg day. Apparently, this girl! We are trying to reach 6,000 miles by Sunday for a contest at work, so any extra is awesome. However, today my legs are dying a slow painful death. Boo. Oh well. I’ll just stretch a lot today!