Author: Apryl Munro

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Apryl’s Green Smoothie

Apryl’s on the Two Smoothie a Day diet, which is good for her busy, rushed lifestyle. In the morning she makes sure she gets as many nutrients in her system as possible so she has the energy to keep up with a demanding schedule. Here’s her recipe, even though it looks green, and her son says it looks “yucky”, it’s really tasty! Ingredients: 1 banana 1 cup frozen fruit 2 spinach nuggets (We only find this at Walmart) 2 tbsp chia seeds 1 cup unsweetenedContinue reading

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Everyday Products with Essential Oils

Dr. Andrea Ryan teaches Apryl and Sarah how to make summer staples using all natural essential oils. Bug spray can usually be filled with chemicals, but this natural version keeps the pests away, smells great, and only has ingredients you recognize. Bug Repellent: 2 ounces distilled or boiled water 1.5 ounces witch hazel 30 drops citronella essential oil 25 drops lemongrass essential oil 15 drops tea tree essential oil Small squirt of vegetable glycerin Using a 4 oz clean spray bottle fill with water, add theContinue reading

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TKL Summer Slim Down Challenge

Want to follow along with Sarah or Apryl as they try out these two nutrition plans? Below is more info on the diets along with a sample recipe to get you started. Don’t forget to follow along on Instagram and Twitter! Apryl’s Plan: Two Shakes-a-Day Diet Modelled off the Isagenix Plan, but much cheaper, drink two high protein, low carb shakes a day with fiber and omega-3s added plus a healthy dinner.  For more information, click here: Two Shakes-A-Day Here’s an example: Breakfast Shake Recipe:  Continue reading

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The Drink – Infused Water

Sarah and Apryl have started their health challenge and have traded the booze for infused water in this week’s Drink! Here are some infused water recipes to help keep you hydrated and on track: Cucumber + Strawberries + Lemons Raspberries + Cucumber Lemon Wedges + 1/2 tsp Apple Cider Vinegar Blueberries + Lemon Orange Slices + Mango slices Fresh Mint + Lime Wedges Strawberries + Fresh Mint Fresh Shaved Ginger + Lime Wedges Follow us on our 30 day challenge on Instagram and Twitter!

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Circuit Training in the Park

Sarah and Apryl have started the TKL Summer Slim Down Challenge. Pat Savoury of Pat on Your Back Personal Fitness helps them kick start the fitness part in this quick and effective circuit. Here are the details of the circuit: Do each exercise for 30 seconds with a 45 second rest between each move. Continue to do the circuit for 30 minutes. Squats – Feet are hip-width apart, lower yourself in a sitting position and then back up. Alternating Lunges – Step forward, longer thanContinue reading