Happy New Year! 2019 means New Year, new us! Well, maybe not – a new year doesn’t mean that you have to drastically change every aspect of your life all in the month of January. Janet and Emily share their goals for the New Year, and talk about the importance of realistic goals that are achievable. Unrealistic goals can set you up for failure, which is never motivating. Make small fitness goals, integrate your creativity into your goals, and have fun! The year is yours, fingers crossed 2019 is a great year!
First Segment: Trending Topics
6:40 – 20:04
Unsure where to start your 2019 goals? Janet and Emily discuss small, achievable goals that you can incorporate into your 2019. Although these goals are small, you will see a positive outcome when they are achieved. Some of these goals include changing your soaps and cleaners to a natural brand, cut down on sugary sauces, change your salt to a higher quality, eat better quality meat, switch out your phone or television for a candlelit bath once a week and get a cast iron pan for your kitchen. These are just some simple goals that you can stick to that will make a positive impact on your year. Health goals aren’t the only goals to focus on either! Work on personal goals, family goals, etc. Keep it simple for 2019, and you will be happy with the outcome!
Second Segment: Questions from Listeners
21:06 – 23:43
Colleen asks, “Hi ladies – Recently I’ve started to get bored of just cream in my coffee. Any healthy recommendations that I could add in my coffee to switch it up? Thanks!”
Courtney asks, “Hi Janet and Emily – my sister’s birthday is coming up and she is a health nut! Any gift ideas for a health nut that are under $50? Thank you, and hopefully she isn’t listening to this!!!”
What’s For Dinner
23:46 – 26:49
CURRIED CHICKEN THIGHS WITH VEGETABLES
A quick, one-dish dinner can be on the table with little prep time but lots of flavour and goodness! The recipe is flexible: expand it to suit a larger family, or make two meals for one or two people.
1 package naturally-raised chicken thighs
1 onion, cut in wedges
2 Tbsp coconut butter ghee
2 carrots, cut in half lengthwise and then crosswise in thirds
1 cup cauliflower florets
1 – 2 Tbsp curry powder
2 – 4 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
Fresh pepper to taste
Optional: you may replace the above vegetables or add to this recipe with other vegetables such as zucchini, mushrooms, celery, etc. depending what you have on hand. A generous handful of spinach may be added shortly before serving and wilted into the dish to add a pop of colour.