Chef Bobby’s MWLC Fire Shot

5 Sep

Curious about the benefits of Chef Bobby’s MWLC Fire Shot?

Ginger – This antimicrobial antioxidant will help eliminate congestion, fight the chills, and treat fevers.  It’s fragrance and spice is very powerful, so start small and work your way up.  In addition, ginger does not only help in warming you on a cold day, but can help promote healthy sweating, which is very much helpful during colds and flu.

Lemon – Excellent at treating sore throats, coughs, and relieving sinus pressure, lemons are also extremely high in vitamin C and citrus acid.  This helps in the fight against infection.  And it doesn’t just end there, lemons have been known to contain medicinal values and antibacterial properties.  It also has traces of iron and vitamin A.

Turmeric – This natural antiseptic is extremely high in antioxidants and has very powerful inflammation fighting properties.  It’s been used widely to reduce sinus inflammation and relieve sinus based headaches.

Studies have shown that acetic acid in apple cider vinegar may lead to weight loss in several ways:

  1. Lowers blood sugar levels: In one rat study, acetic acid improved the ability of the liver and muscles to take up sugar from the blood.
  2. Decreases insulin levels: In the same rat study, acetic acid also reduced the ratio of insulin to glucagon, which might favor fat burning.
  3. Improves metabolism: Another study in rats exposed to acetic acid showed an increase in the enzyme AMPK, which increases fat burning and decreases fat and sugar production in the liver.
  4. Reduces fat storage: Treating obese diabetic rats with acetic acid or acetate protected them from obesity and increased the expression of genes that reduced belly fat storage and liver fat.
  5. Burns fat: A study in mice fed a high-fat diet found a significant increase in the genes responsible for fat burning, which led to less body fat buildup.
  6. Suppresses appetite: Another study suggests acetate may suppress centers in the brain that control appetite, which can lead to reduced food intake.

Bottom Line: Animal studies have found that acetic acid may promote fat loss in several ways. It can reduce fat storage, increase fat burning, improve blood sugar and insulin response, as well as reduce appetite.

Chef Bobby’s MWLC Fire Shot

All Freedom and Fast Track Meal Plans

Ingredients:
4-5 knuckles Ginger
3 Lemons  
3 knuckles Turmeric  
1 tsp. Cayenne Pepper 
1/2 cup Braggs Apple Cider Vinegar
Fresh Mint Leaf

Preparation:
Gather all recipe ingredients and make sure everything is properly cleaned and washed.  Add the ginger, lemon, and turmeric into a juicer, making sure the juice is properly extracted.  Pour juice from juicer into a 2 liter glass pitcher and add the apple cider vinegar.  Add 1.5 liters of water and enjoy over ice or simply drink it chilled.  Always store in the refrigerator.  Garnish with a fresh mint leave and enjoy!

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Fruit and Vegetable Water Infusions

14 Aug

Infused water is an excellent way to add flavor to water while staying hydrated and getting your recommended water intake each day. Try mixing a variety of different fruit, vegetable, and herb combinations to get a drink with delicious flavor and color, without added calories and sugar.

Suggested Ingredients:
Cantaloupe, diced or balled
Muskmelon, diced or balled
Cherries, pitted and halved
Pineapple, cut into chunks
Watermelon, diced or balled
Strawberries, sliced
Orange, slices
Lemon, wedges
Lime, wedges
Cucumber, sliced
Celery
Fresh Mint Leaves, chopped
Basil, chopped
Water
Ice

Clean all ingredients. Place serving of fruit, vegetable or herb into a pitcher. You can pre-freeze the prepared fruit before placing into the water if desired.

If fruit is consumed, this counts as a serving of fruit on your Meal Plan.

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Vanilla Coffee Shake

26 Jul

Celebrate ‘National Coffee Milkshake Day’ with our Yummy Vanilla Coffee Shake!

Servings:
1 Supplement
Suitable for Fast Track Patients

Ingredients:
1 Vanilla Pudding Shake Supplement
1 serving Stevia
1/4 tsp. Coconut Extract
1/2 tsp Vanilla Extract
1 tsp. Instant Coffee
7 oz. cold water

Preparation:
Mix all ingredients in blender for 30 seconds and serve.

Visit http://patients.mwlc.com/Recipes2016.php for more delicious drink recipes!

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Chocolate Rootbeer Float

10 Jul

There’s no need to miss out on the classics just because you’re on a diet.  Enjoy a Chocolate Root Beer Float this week! 

Servings:
1 Supplement
Suitable for Fast Track Patients

Ingredients:
1 Chocolate Pudding Shake Supplement
8 oz. Diet, Caffeine-Free Root Beer
3-4 Ice Cubes

Preparation:
Blend ingredients and enjoy!

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Pina Colada

10 Jul

Celebrate ‘National Pina Colada Day‘!  Sit back and enjoy this MWLC Pina Colada recipe for a taste of Summer! 🍹

Servings:
1 Fruit
1 Supplement
Suitable for Fast Track Patients

Ingredients:
1 Vanilla Pudding Shake Supplement
1 serving Fresh Pineapple
1 tsp. Imitation Rum Flavoring
1 cup Ice Cubes
4 oz. Water

Preparation:
Blend all ingredients together.  Enjoy!

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Fruit and Vegetable Infused Water

7 Jul

Infused water is an excellent way to add flavor to traditional drinking water and increase your water intake.  Be creative with fruit and vegetable combinations to create a drink with great flavor and color, without the added sugar and calories!

Suggested Ingredients:
Peaches, pitted and cut into wedges
Strawberries, quartered
Blueberries
Cucumbers, sliced
Lemons, cut into wedges
Limes, cut into wedges
Oranges, cut into wedges
Watermelon, cut into wedges
Mint leaves
Basil Leaves
Water
Ice

Preparation:
Place desired servings of fruit, vegetable or herb into a pitcher or glass.  Fill glass or pitcher with water and ice, if desired.  Refrigerate until chilled and drink cold.  Enjoy!

Original Article Here:  https://www.ahealthiermichigan.org/2017/07/07/delicious-fruit-and-vegetable-infused-waters/

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Fizzy-Fruity Margarita

5 May

Happy Cinco de Mayo!  Try MWLC’s Fizzy-Fruity Margarita to celebrate!

Ingredients:
1 Mixed Fruit Fiber Fulfill
1 8-oz. Diet 7-Up
1 serving fresh Raspberries
1 fresh Lemon, cut into wedges
1 Raspberry InstaBOOST (for rim of glass)

Preparation:
Open the InstaBOOST packet and pour onto a paper plate. Find a decorative drinking glass. Wet the rim of your glass with a fresh cut lemon. Dip the rim of the glass into the InstaBOOST until the rim of the glass is covered. Pour the can of Diet 7-Up into the glass and add Mixed Fruit Fiber packet.  Add raspberries to glass and stir all ingredients together gently.  Garnish glass with a lemon wedge.  Enjoy!

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Fizzy Citrus Peach Margarita

4 May

Have you tried our Fizzy Citrus Peach Margarita yet? It’s a delicious combination of peach, lemon and lime! Check out the recipe today! 🍹

Servings:
1 Nutritional Supplement

Ingredients:
1 small Peach, pureed
1 MWLC Lemon Razzy Nutritional Supplement
3 packets Stevia
1 can of Diet Faygo Peach Flavor
2 Tbs. Fresh Lime Juice
2 Tbs. Fresh Lemon Juice
Ice Cubes

Preparation:
Open the 3 packets of Stevia and pour them onto a paper plate. Find a decorative drinking glass. Wet the rim of your glass with a fresh cut lemon. Dip the rim of the glass into the stevia until the rim of the glass is covered. Pour the rest of the stevia into the glass. Pour the can of Diet Peach Faygo pop into the glass with the leftover stevia. Open the packet of lemon razzy and empty the packet into the glass of pop. Once the one peach is pureed, add the peach mixture to the glass. Stir all ingredients together gently. Add 2 Tbs. of fresh lime juice and 2 Tbs. of fresh lemon juice. Lastly, cut a wedge of lemon, slice the center of the lemon, and place the lemon on the rim of the glass.

 **MWLC Freedom Meal Plans ONLY**

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Tropical Orange Razzy Margarita

3 May

Kick back and relax this Cinco de Mayo with a Tropical Orange Razzy Margarita! 🍹

Servings:
1 Nutritional Supplement

Ingredients:
1 Diet Orange Pop
1 MWLC Lemon Razzy Nutritional Supplement
3 packets Stevia
2 Tbs. Fresh Lime Juice

Preparation:
Open the 3 packets of Stevia and pour them onto a paper plate. Find a decorative drinking glass. Wet the rim of your glass with a fresh cut lime. Dip the rim of the glass into the stevia until the rim of the glass is covered. Pour the rest of the stevia into the glass. Next, pour the diet orange pop into the glass with the leftover stevia. Open the packet of lemon razzy and empty the packet into the glass of pop. Mix all ingredients together gently. Add 2 Tbs. of fresh lime juice. Lastly cut a wedge of lime, slice the center of the lime, and place the lime on the rim of the glass. Enjoy!

**MWLC Freedom Meal Plans ONLY**

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Pina Colada

26 Apr

The warm weather has set in and summer is so close, we can feel it! Sit back and enjoy a Pina Colada for a taste of summer! 🍹

Servings:
1 Fruit
1 Supplement
Suitable for Fast Track Patients

Ingredients:
1 Vanilla Pudding Shake Supplement
1 serving Fresh Pineapple
1 tsp. Imitation Rum Flavoring
1 cup Ice Cubes
4 oz. Water

Preparation:
Blend all ingredients together.  Enjoy!

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