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Weekly Tips for Dec. 19, 2011

Posted on 19. Dec, 2011 in Uncategorized

Not only are the holidays here, but in full swing.  Parties, cookies, sweets, fudge, cocktails, appetizers, caroling, sleigh rides, Christmas lights and shopping! How do you keep your sanity and stress under control? As the Mom in your household, it is your responsibility to keep everyone happy, the house clean, the gifts bought and wrapped, baking and decorating cookies, and keeping the whole family happy and in the spirit! That is more than enough to send anyone over the edge and into a vat of Christmas martinis and decorated cookies! This week’s tips are to be there for you! (more…)

Weekly Tips for November 28, 2011

Posted on 27. Nov, 2011 in Uncategorized

Well, it is official — “The Holidays are here!”. Even though we still may think it is summertime here in Southern Cal or a warm autumn in the rest of the country, the calendar does not lie. (more…)

Tips for Week of November 14, 2011

Posted on 14. Nov, 2011 in Uncategorized

The Holidays are coming! The Holidays are coming! Here comes Thanksgiving aka “5000 calorie meal”, Hannauka, Christmas, New Years, Work Parties, Cookie Parties, Sleigh Rides, New Year’s Eve and every kind of Football and/or Bowl Party.  How do you compete with all of this craziness and maintain your health, fitness and nutrition? This week’s tips are here for you and to keep those extra pounds away from your hardworking 2011 body! (more…)

Weekly Tips for November 1, 2011

Posted on 02. Nov, 2011 in Uncategorized

Ok, originally I thought the tips would not get done this week, you know with Halloween. Halloween is getting almost as big as the December holidays!! Well, found some time late yesterday and didn’t want to leave you hanging. So here are the tips. Welcome November, let the crazy battle of the holiday pounds and general nutz-o begin! (more…)

Weekly Tips for October 24, 2011

Posted on 24. Oct, 2011 in Uncategorized

How are you doing in that battle of you vs. Halloween candy? Ironically, it hasn’t been that much of a challenge lately for the RockIt Family.  We have been busy with family, birthdays and visitors. Energy levels lately seem to be really low, too. Is it the cooler weather? The early sunsets? Crashing sugar levels? Crazy schedules?  Here is our new thought for you to repeat when you have low energy:

LIKE THE SUN, YOU ARE AN UNTAPPED SOURCES OF RENEWABLE POWER!(more…)

Weekly Tips for October 2, 2011

Posted on 02. Oct, 2011 in Uncategorized

Our weekly tips include NICE, GREEN, HEALTH and FOOD.  Keep on reading for some new ones, too. (more…)

Lean Green Pita Dippers

Posted on 18. Sep, 2011 in Food

Prep time: 10 minutes

Ingredients:

4 whole-wheat pitas

1 cup fat-free plain Greek yogurt

½ cup fresh or frozen spinach

¼ of cucumber, sliced

pinch of salt

½ teaspoon black pepper

What to do:

Preheat oven to 400° F.

Place yogurt, spinach, cucumber, salt, and pepper into food processor or blender. Process until smooth, about 1 minute.

Place dip into a bowl and refrigerate until chips are done.

Cut pitas into 8 wedges.

Arrange pita wedges on a baking sheet in a single layer.

Spray with cooking spray and sprinkle lightly with garlic powder.

Bake for 5 minutes or until light golden brown and crispy.

Use the pita wedges to scoop up the yogurt dip!

Weekly Tips for August 23, 2011

Posted on 23. Aug, 2011 in Uncategorized

Summer 2011 is quickly coming to a close, and we are not ready for it to be over. As we are getting ready for back to school, we wanted to know “What are you doing?”  Most moms did their back to school clothes shopping, new lunchboxes, new backpack and shoes, along with massive school supplies in early August.  When did RockIt Mom get those chores done? Still waiting for the time to do it!  We wanted to get the most of our vacation as we could, so that required ignoring the shopping.  Tonight, we were out of milk and lunchbox food, so that required grocery shopping at 9pm, the night before school! Oh well, we had lots of fun at the pool, soccer, minature golf, bike riding and beach.   Always trying to put 10 lbs of fun in a 5 lbs bag. (more…)

Weekly Tips for August 8, 2011

Posted on 08. Aug, 2011 in Uncategorized

We are back from our annual beach vacation.  Another fabulous week and lots of family fun. This is our 6th summer renting the same house. It is such a tradition, we feel like locals.  The kids can’t even think of a summer without it. What was your fabulous summer vacation this year? (more…)

Weekly Tips for July 25, 2011

Posted on 24. Jul, 2011 in Uncategorized

Are you “done” with summer and getting ready for back to school or trying to enjoy every last minute? This launch pad is trying to squeeze as much fun as possible out of every minute. (more…)