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A Message from Your Balanced Habits™ Team

Happy Fall 2021! What just happened?? The months of summer came and went entirely too fast….if you ask us at BH-HQ ☹  But, with fall comes the reinstatement of routines, predictability of schedules, cooler and shorter days, fall sports….and Slow Cookers! 

We sure hope you didn’t fall too far off-track with your health and fitness goals over the summer months, however if you did, this is a perfect time to get things back under control. With the holidays ahead, wouldn’t it feel excellent to go into them ahead of the game? Today is a great day to reset your metabolism, get your energy back, sleep more sound and just feel better overall. Let’s do this!

Spend just one minute each day to envision you, being confident, self-possessed, and in control of your own decisions as they relate to your health and wellness. Work on loving yourself, your body and your actions to live a more balanced and healthy life each day by creating a personal positive mantra than you can repeat over-n-over about why you deserve to live the life you want for yourself.  

Grab it and enjoy it!

Noteworthy & September Fun-Fact Dates

September 1st   No Rhyme or Reason Day

September 3rd   Lazy Mom’s Day (While we like the sound of this, is that even possible????)

September 6th   Read a Book Day

September 11th   Patriot Day and National Day of Service and Remembrance Day

September 12th   Day of Encouragement

September 19th   Talk Like a Pirate Day

September 20th   The Full Moon (AKA: The Harvest Moon – due to the timing of the Fall Equinox)

September 22nd   Autumnal Equinox (Northern Hemisphere)

September 25th   National Family Health & Fitness Day

Have a spectacular September!

Balanced Habits News

Did ya know that…..there’s no better time to start working on a life filled with quality, energy, strength, confidence, positivity, and vitality?!  It’s true! Speak to a Balanced Habits™ team member to find out how you can learn exactly what you need to do to get on track with your physical wellbeing!  It’s never too late to begin and always a great time to start!

Balanced Habits™ Recipe of the Month

Zesty Black Bean Soup

Yields = About 6 Cups


4 -15 oz. cans Black Beans, divided

2 Large Navel or Blood Oranges

1 1/2 tsp. Ground Cumin

👌 finger pinch Chili Powder

👌 finger pinch Smoked Paprika

1 medium Purple Onion, sliced 1/2” lengthwise

1 Green Bell Pepper, sliced 1/2” lengthwise

28 oz. can Crushed Tomatoes 

28 oz. can Tomato Sauce 

Avocado Oil Cooking Spray

1 small package Corn Tortillas, using only 4 of them, cut into thin strips

Queso Fresco Cheese or Freshly Grated Parmesan


Pre heat oven to 300° F


In a small mesh colander, rinse TWO cans of beans well. Puree the TWO remaining cans in a blender or with an Immersion Blender in a deep bowl.


Peel oranges and add to bean puree. Blend well. Set aside.


Spray a large, deep pot with oil; sauté onion and bell peppers 5 min. over med.-high heat until tender. Reduce heat to low.


Add HALF the blended contents to the pot. Pour the tomato sauce into the blender and puree with the bean/orange mixture. (You may have to do this in two batches so it doesn’t over-flow) Add to the pot.


Raise the heat to medium. Add crushed tomatoes, rinsed beans and seasoning. Mix well by hand. Cook uncovered 10 minutes.


If you are not hitting your goals as quickly as you’d like, we’ll show you a way you can.  Speak to a coach today by clicking here. 🖱️

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