Slim Down for Summer Challenge Day 4: What Fuels Your Day?
Welcome to Day 4 of the Slimdown for Summer Challenge!
Make sure you post below after you have completed the daily exercises.
Here are today's exercises:
30 Jumping Jacks
20 Tricep Dips
Side Lunges - 25 each side
50 Butt Kickers
10 Jump Squats
30 Russian Twists
Here is today's clean recipe:
- 5 cups old-fashioned rolled oats
- 1 cup unsweetened coconut flakes
- ½ cup sliced almonds
- ½ cup coarsely chopped pecans
- ½ cup light brown sugar
- ⅓ cup unsalted pumpkin seeds
- ⅓ cup unsalted sunflower seeds
- ½ cup pure maple syrup
- ½ cup water
- ¼ cup coconut oil
- ½ cup dried cranberries
- ½ cup raisins
- Preheat oven to 275°F.
- Combine oats, coconut, almonds, pecans, brown sugar, pumpkin seeds and sunflower seeds in a large bowl. Combine syrup, water and oil in a medium bowl or large measuring cup and pour over the oat mixture; stir until well combined. Spread the mixture into a large (12-by-15-inch) roasting pan or large rimmed baking sheet.
- Bake for 45 minutes. Remove from the oven, stir, and continue baking until golden brown and beginning to crisp, about 45 minutes more. Stir in cranberries and raisins. Let cool completely before storing.
What has been your favorite workout or exercise of the challenge so far?
What would you like to see more of?
What types of clean and healthy snacks fuel your day?