Ellipse Fitness Thanksgiving Leftover Enchiladas

Ellipse Fitness Thanksgiving Leftover Enchiladas

Cheesy Turkey Enchiladas with Tomatillo Salsa and Cilantro Ingredients: 12 oz. shredded turkey 4 9 inch low-carb tortillas 2/3 cup fat-free spicy black bean dip Salt and freshly ground black pepper 12 ounce jar tomatillo salsa 1 cup reduced-fat Mexican cheese blend 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro Instructions: 1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees 2. Toast tortillas lightly under a preheated broiler. Keep tortillas warm by covering them with a […]

Ellipse Fitness Thanksgiving Cranberry-Orange Compote

Cranberry-Orange Compote Ingredients: 2 cups fresh or frozen cranberries 1 Tbsp. grated orange zest 1/8 tsp ground cinnamon 1 cup water 1/2 cup Truvia Instructions: 1. Place cranberries, zest, cinnamon and water in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Stir to combine 2. Bring to a simmer and cook, stirring occasionally, until berries have popped and compote has thickened, about 10 minutes. 3. Remove from heat and stir in sugar […]

Ellipse Fitness Thanksgiving Sassy Stuffing

Ingredients: 3 tsp. extra virgin olive oil, plus extra for baking dish 1 (3/4 lb) loaf whole-grain bread, cut into cubes (4 cups) 1 lb. sweet Italian-style turkey or chicken sausage 1/2 cup lower-sodium chicken broth 4 celery stalks, coarsely chopped 1 medium onion, coarsely chopped 1 Bosc pear, coarsely chopped (Bartlett or Anjou are good subs) 1 Tbsp. chopped fresh sage 1 large egg, lightly beaten 1/4 cup chopped fresh […]

Fitness Tip: Sandbag Up Down

The ultimate Sandbag was created by Josh Henkin for functional strength training. Sandbag (Shoulder) Up Downs challenge lateral stability and dynamic motion. Begin with the Sandbag in the front loaded position. First, step back with the L. leg into a ½ kneeling position. Next, bring the R. leg back into a tall kneeling position. Then step forward with the L. followed by the right. Alternate lead legs. For a greater […]

Fitness Tip: TRX with Pike/Hip Abduction

Strengthen the upper body, core and lower body simultaneously with this awesome combination move – the TRX Pike/Hip Abduction. Adjust your TRX to the mid-calf position with both feet in the straps. Beginning in a plank position with your hands under your shoulders. Next lift the hips up towards the ceiling and tuck your head as you move into the pike position. Then return to the plank and go straight […]