What are you doing up on the roof?

I heard my friend John speak a few weeks ago about how healthy he is at the age of 79 and with his permission I am sharing this compelling story with you.

“What are you doing up on the roof?”

my wife Bonnie yelled to me one morning awhile back. She gets worried . . . → Read More: What are you doing up on the roof?

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40,000 Pound Challenge

We’re kicking in the door for 2015 with an ambitious goal. SOMETHING NO OTHER COMPANY HAS TRIED BEFORE (WHICH MAKES IT PERFECT FOR THE SHAKLEE FAMILY).

We want to set the record for most weight lost by a company or group. Whew! How are we going to do that?

By doing what we do best…inviting . . . → Read More: 40,000 Pound Challenge

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Get Well Tea

At the first sign of a sniffle or throat tickle we brew up a batch of this tea. I usually grind up the Defend & Resist and Chewable C ahead of time and keep it in a spice far. Combine with a good night’s sleep and it almost always chases away the bug.

Get Well . . . → Read More: Get Well Tea

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Go Green Smoothee

Adding a handful of spinach to my smoothie in the morning is becoming a habit. Here’s a great green smoothie recipe adapted from a friend and in honor of St. Patrick’s Day. The avocado makes it super creamy. I have taste tested this one on both my husband who is very finicky and my 16 . . . → Read More: Go Green Smoothee

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The Truth About Soy

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Trying to sort out the truth about soy can be a bit confusing these days as in recent years it has gone from being touted as a super food to being something you may want to avoid. I’ve compiled this information for the curious folks that want to get . . . → Read More: The Truth About Soy

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An invitation to meet Gary

When Gary Burke was introduced to Shaklee over 40 years ago he had no skills and lived in a crumby apartment. He was intrigued by the concept of living debt free and wondered if what he heard was true. He decided to stick around long enough to answer four questions.

Tune in to . . . → Read More: An invitation to meet Gary

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It was About a Dream

A big thank you to my mentor Gary Burke for this reminder today to keep my dream alive.

Greetings, Today is Martin Luther King, Jr. day and many people will reflect back on the great speech he gave on August 28, 1963 in Washington, D.C. It is considered to be one of the greatest speeches . . . → Read More: It was About a Dream

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How to Make Cranberry Sauce

Once you make your own Cranberry Sauce you will never go back to canned. It is super simple and tastes great warm or cold. 16 oz. fresh cranberries 3/4 cup water 3/4 cup sugar 1/4 tsp. orange zest 1/2 tsp. Apple Pie Spice (or 1/4 tsp. cinnamon, 1/4 tsp. cloves, dash of nutmeg) Dissolve sugar . . . → Read More: How to Make Cranberry Sauce

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Fall Favorite – Pumpkin Smoothee

Pumpkin Spice Smoothee Recipe

2 scoops Shaklee 180 Vanilla Smoothee Mix 8 oz non-fat milk or low fat soy milk 2 tbsp fresh or canned pumpkin ½ tsp pumpkin spice Dash of vanilla extract Dash of cinnamon 4 – 6 ice cubes Blend until creamy.

270 Calories, 24 g Protein, 32 g Carbohydrate, 7 . . . → Read More: Fall Favorite – Pumpkin Smoothee

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Peanut Butter Squash Soup

This is our favorite fall soup at our home. It’s simple, filling and easy. It is adapted from The New Basic’s Cookbook. You can use canned pumpkin instead of the Butternut Squash if you are short on time.

Peanut Butter Squash Soup 4 cups cooked and pureed butternut squash (or 4 cans of pumpkin) . . . → Read More: Peanut Butter Squash Soup

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