“Feeling healthy & feeling good about yourself is not a luxury – it’s an absolute necessity.”

“Feeling healthy & feeling good about yourself is not a luxury – it’s an absolute necessity.”

“Feeling healthy & feeling good about yourself is not a luxury —- it’s an absolute necessity.” MOTIVATION—sometimes you give it, sometimes you need it! Please feel motivated by Jayne O’s journey! Jayne wrote this story of her 8 weeks of the Rock your jeans challenge, and I felt it may touch a lot of us who are struggling with a reason to stay on track! Remember why we’re named Ellipse! […]

Chicken or Turkey Tortilla Soup

 Hi Everyone,   Happy Thanksgiving!  If you are working towards your fitness, nutrition, and weight loss goals, it is important to remember that today is just ONE meal.  Enjoy your favorite Thanksgiving Day fixings in moderation and then get back on track with your normal eating.  The holidays do not have to get out of control with eating and drinking.  Set yourself a limit and stick with a plan!  Have […]

Spinach Dip by Ellipse

 Hi Everyone,   Need a recipe to whip up for Monday night football?  Or perhaps you are searching for a great appetizer idea for the upcoming holidays?  This is a terrific recipe that will help keep you on track and tantalize your taste buds all at the same time!  Enjoy!   Spinach Dip 1     12 oz. Carton of Low-fat Cottage Cheese 1     10 oz. Package of Frozen Chopped Spinach, thawed […]

New Math = 100%

Ever wonder about those people who say they are giving more than 100 percent? Haven’t we all been to a meeting where someone wants us to give more than 100 percent? I’ve heard coaches in class say it, “Come on everybody, let’s work to 110%!!” How does one achieve 101 or 110 percent? What adds up to 100 percent in our personal and professional lives? Here’s a little mathematical formula […]

Asian Chicken Salad Lettuce Cups by Ellipse

 Hi Everyone,   Here is a terrific recipe to make a big batch and have quick and easy meals for lunch or dinner on the run!  You can wrap this chicken salad in a Boston lettuce leaves, toss it in a pita pocket or, serve it on whole wheat toast!  Enjoy! Asian Chicken Salad Lettuce Cups 3-4   Small Chicken Breasts 1      Cup Shredded Carrots 1      Can (8 oz.) Sliced Water […]