IGNITE YOUR DAY

by MJ

AIR  ~  Movement of the Day:
Day 99 of the 100 Day Challenge!  Jump Overs. A great full body exercise today to test your coordination, balance and strength. Pick an appropriate height and don’t forget to save a TON of energy for tomorrow’s big 100th day! [Click here for additional Workouts]

FUEL  ~  Dish of the Day:
Healthy Haddock.  After moving to New England, Dr. Paul noticed that many Haddock recipes were made with bread crumbs. Wanting to keep dinners gluten free, he came up with this healthy alternative. Buy and make extra for lunch! [Click here for additional Recipes]

 

SPARK  ~  Thought of the Day:
Quote of the Day: The tongue has the power of life and death, and those who love it will eat its fruit ~ Proverbs 18:21

 Essential Element: Who do you spend your time with and what behaviors do you promote?  Where you spend your time and with whom can be two of the most influential forces in your change effort’s success – or failure.  Choose them well. [Click here to read Spark Insight: Influence & Control].

Journal: Where is your heart with the people you spend your time with? Are you seeking to change them by steadily inflicting your will? Or do you accept who they are, letting them know where you stand but loving them anyway? So much change in our lives comes from the impact of others. Remember you are an ‘other’ in someone else’s life – and the things you say/do matter! Although seeds are small when they are planted, fruit eventually comes.  Whose life do you have an impact on right now? Jot their names in your journal – and consider the impact you’d like to be remembered for having… [Click here for additional Journal exercises]

IGNITE YOUR DAY

by MJ

AIR  ~  Movement of the Day:
Substitute your Air Squats today with Squat to Box. Adding the box forces you to keep form at the forefront of your workout and once you have your squat perfected… the sky’s the limit! [Click here for additional Workouts]

FUEL  ~  Dish of the Day:
After moving to New England, Dr. Paul noticed that many Haddock recipes were made with bread crumbs, so he came up with a healthy alternative. Healthy Haddock was an instant hit! [Click here for additional Recipes]

 

SPARK  ~  Thought of the Day:
Quote of the Day: When you rise in the morning, give thanks for the light, for your life, for your strength. Give thanks for your food and for the joy of living. ~ Tecumseh

Essential Element: Every day you get to decide if you will start rushed, anxious and stressed or relaxed, connected and inspired. [click here to read Spark Insight: Morning Rituals]

Journal: What does your family’s morning look like? Envision a usual morning as each member of your family might see it. What gives life to the rest of their day? What detracts from it? Jot down a few specific ways you can give to those around you during your family’s mornings this week.   [Click here for additional Journal exercises]

Healthy Haddock

by drpaul

After moving to New England, I noticed that many Haddock recipes were made with bread crumbs, so we came up with a healthy alternative. Even kids love this fish dinner! Buy and make extra for lunch.

1 1/2 – 2 lbs of haddock (or flounder, cod, or tilapia)
4 cloves garlic
1 onion
Olive oil
Kalamata olives
Capers
1 can diced tomatoes (14 oz.)
Sea salt and fresh black pepper
1/4 cup imported grated Parmesan cheese
1 tablespoon butter, melted
Optional: Chopped fresh basil

  • Heat oven to 400 ° F.
  • In medium sauce pan, heat olive oil and add onion, garlic, tomatoes, olives, and capers.
  • Bring to boil, turn down to simmer.
  • Place fish in baking dish.
  • Pour melted butter over fish. Sprinkle Parmesan over fish.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Bake for 20 minutes.