Friday, May 27, 2016

Tandoor Chef Presents Indian Cuisine at Home ~ AND Its Gluten Free!


My is Celiac Awareness Month and lucky for those living with gluten intolerance, Tandoor Chef  has a whole line of gluten free options. We  are huge fans of  Indian food  but we dont have a restaurant really close by so when I was presented with the opportunity to review Tandoor Chef - I was super excited! When I actually tasted Tandoor Chef- I was  in love! No more driving across town for delicious Indian food- just grab one from my freezer and dinner is served. My husband loves Indian food- maybe even more than I do and he was super impressed by just how good the Chicken Tikka Masala was- he compared it to our favorite restaurant and said "save the drive across town, lets have this from now on." More than saving the drive, save money with Tandoor Chef compared to restaurant prices! 


With a full line of delicious appetizers, entrees, gluten free, vegan meals, and vegetarian options, Tandoor Chef brings something for everyone in the convenience of a yummy frozen meal. Perfect for office lunches or a casual weekend lunch with the family.Ideal for Celiac Awareness month! I also love to serve these on rushed weekday nights for dinner. I like to serve them family style so everyone can pick from a few entrees. Here is my menu: One Paneer Tikka Masala - the Chicken Tandoori with Spinach (pictured below) is packed full of absolutely delicious Marinated and tandoori roasted chicken breast, and tons of spinach. 


 
With that I serve a Chicken Biryani -full of spiced, boneless chicken prepared with Basmati rice and garnished with sautéed onions. Both contain plenty of veggies so you can feel good about eating a balanced meal. Of course I serve an order of Tandoor Chef Naan Bread, which is available in a TON of varieties including various pizzas -which are perfect for the kids or less adventurous eaters in your house. I love their Garlic Naan personally. I have actually tried many varieties of frozen or store bought naan bread and Tandoor Chef Naan is hands down- the best I have tried.


Our dinner starts with an appetizer as well, I love the Tandoor Chef Palak Paneer Samosa: Creamy, spiced spinach and paneer cheese cooked in traditional style; stuffed into crispy pockets. I found all my Tandoor Chef goods at my local Sprouts stores, find a Tandoor Chef distributor near you. They are also available at many Safeway, Kroger, AJ's, and Sunflower markets. Love that they offer plenty of vegetarian and vegan options as well.

For More Information, Visit:
Tandoor Chef on the web
Tandoor Chef on Facebook
Tandoor Chef on Twitter

I received samples of these products to review. I was in no other way compensated for my honest reviews. All thoughts and ideas expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commissions 16 CFR, Part 255 Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising. Please see my disclosures page for details. Do not copy, in whole, or in part any portion of any postings on my blog. Do not repost my content on any other site without my explicit consent. All of my postings belong solely to lindsey8.blogspot.com.

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Cathe Friedrich's ICE: Rock'm Sock'm Kickbox Review


I recently bought Cathe's newest series ICE. ICE stands for Intermediate Conditioning Extreme. The set includes seven DVDs in one sturdy plastic DVD case. The DVDs also contain five "Muscle Meltdown" workout, two ab workouts, and five "Blizzard Blast" workouts. The Muscle Meltdowns are short body part specific all strength routines. The Blizzard Blasts are shorter, original footage workouts. You can read all of my ICE reviews here.

ICE: Rock'm Sock'm Kickbox
Cathe Friedrich, 2016

Cathe leads this 48 min kickboxing workout in her studio with 4 backgrounders. Some modifications options are offered. You will not need any equipment for this workout. It is fully chaptered, contains premixes, ICY Core 1, a Blizzard Blast, and Muscle Meltdown Triceps.

After a warm-up, side lunge series with knees abductions and floor touches, marches with front back & side kicks, jabs, upper cuts, cross punches, punch combos, jump rope, plyo lunge & smash, jab-cross- knee pull-jump, torso twist & knee pull, jab & walk forward, jack & plyo combo, shuffle & air jacks, squat -crescent knee adding hops, snow angle jack & kick, cardio lunges, speed bag jacks, knee & hitch kicks, fast feet flurry, plyo & tuck jumps, 
and a cooldown stretch.

I rate this a high intermediate routine in terms of intensity and low intermediate in terms of choreography. Cathe does a great job of keeping it interesting without being overly complex. She offers "keep it low" mods so you control your intensity. There are a lot of jacks in this one and not a lot of down time. All in all a great cardio kickbox routine. I did not receive this DVD to review.

For More Information, Visit:
Read all of my Cathe ICE Reviews
The Cathe Website
Cathe on Facebook
Cathe on Twitter

I received samples of these products to review. I was in no other way compensated for my honest reviews. All thoughts and ideas expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commissions 16 CFR, Part 255 Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising. Please see my disclosures page for details. Do not copy, in whole, or in part any portion of any postings on my blog. Do not repost my content on any other site without my explicit consent. All of my postings belong solely to lindsey8.blogspot.com.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Monograno Felicetti Organic Pasta Made With Ancient Grains (100% Organic & non-GMO)


If you are a pasta lover, like many of us but want to get more nutrients into your diet than regular pasta offers, Monograno Felicetti is your answer. They have introduced a super unique collection of pasta from the finest terroirs, using organically grown grains cultivated across regions such as Umbria and Puglia, where the land is ideally suited to produce flavorful and nutritious grains that are then milled into the world’s most flavorful, nutritious and high quality pasta. Keep reading to learn more. 


The Monograno line of pasta represents the culmination of four years of testing of hundreds of ancient strains of wheat, farro and kamut! Seriously impressive right! The result: a superior pasta that can be traced back to a specific organic field. In fact, Monograno Felicetti is the world’s only pasta produced using single varietal ancient grains. Special attention is paid to where each grain is cultivated, producing pasta with the finest terroir. More nutrients and a delicious taste with the texture of your normal variety white pasta.


Impressive Ingredients:

Kamut: An ancient grain cultivated in Montana and Canada, Monograno Felicetti Kamut pasta has a floral, fruity aroma with the flavor of macadamia and pine nuts. Try this pasta alongside crisp white wines or fruity reds.

Matt: Made from a special variety of durum wheat harvested from farms in Puglia and Sicily, Italy, Monograno Felicetti Matt pasta has an aroma reminiscent of dried coconut and summer hay meadows. Matt pairs with many different wines; crisp sparkling wines clean the palate and bring out the pasta’s flavor of stone-baked bread topped with farm-fresh butter, while floral reds highlight the sweet aroma of coconut.

Farro: Monograno Felicetti’s protein-rich farro is grown in Umbria, Italy, and releases the delicate aroma of toasted hazelnuts and eggplant. With flavor notes of peanut butter and sweet red dates, Monograno Felicetti Farro pasta pairs well with red wines and full-bodied white wines.

A fun way to enjoy these delicious pastas is cooking any Monograno Felicetti pasta in wine! Boiling in water produces delicious pasta and boiling in wine, further enhances the flavor of this 100% organic, non-GMO and Kosher certified pasta.


For More Information, Visit:
Monograno Felicetti on the web

I received samples of these products to review. I was in no other way compensated for my honest reviews. All thoughts and ideas expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commissions 16 CFR, Part 255 Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising. Please see my disclosures page for details. Do not copy, in whole, or in part any portion of any postings on my blog. Do not repost my content on any other site without my explicit consent. All of my postings belong solely to lindsey8.blogspot.com.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Christine Bullocks Evolution 20 Super Shred Series: Core Crusher Review

Christine Bullocks newest program: Evolution 20 Super Shred Series, available now on streaming and will be available on DVD soon. With Super Shred you can get maximum results in just 20 minutes a day! Christine packs in a 45 minute workout into just 20 minutes, you will challenge every part of your body, by working muscles with a flurry of variations for maximum impact & results. Stay tuned on the blog for detailed reviews of all the workouts. 

Evolution 20 Super Shred Series: Core Crusher 
Christine Bullock, 2016

Christine leads this 20 min workout alone in a spacious studio. You will not need any equipment for this nonstop core routine. Christine offers some exercise modification options.

Each exercise is performed for 30 seconds. You will do 2 rounds of each set of 6 exercises: walk out plank, plank knee pulls, penguin heel taps, knee side plank hip drops & knee pulls, X sit ups, rolling like a ball & hopping up, V runner, roll back & up to crab, side crunches, banana roll to swimmer, plyo climber and a cooldown stretch.

I rate this a high intermediate workout. Lots of variety to keep your muscles guessing and keeps you from getting bored. I thought this was a great intensity that allowed me to finish the entire 20 min routine without feeling like I was going to die (like some core routines), but definitely feeling it in my core. Effective & unique make this a winner for me. I received this download to review.


For More Information, Visit: 
EVOLUTION20 on the Web
EVOLUTION20 on Instagram
EVOLUTION20 on Facebook
EVOLUTION20 on Twitter

I received samples of these products to review. I was in no other way compensated for my honest reviews. All thoughts and ideas expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commissions 16 CFR, Part 255 Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising. Please see my disclosures page for details. Do not copy, in whole, or in part any portion of any postings on my blog. Do not repost my content on any other site without my explicit consent. All of my postings belong solely to lindsey8.blogspot.com.

Monday, May 23, 2016

Timex: For every Grad on Your List ~ From Chic to Hippy, Timex has the Watch For You!



Looking for a fun gift for the grad on your list? Look no further than Timex. They have something for everyone from fun & flirty to preppy and sophisticated. If you need a fun timepiece for fashion or function Timex is your answer. Keep reading to see some of my fav picks. 

Preppy Grad
Give the preppy posh grad on your list, the gift of country club chic without the sticker shock. These Timex Weekender Fairfield watches come with interchangeable, bright striped strap options made from durable nylon. Plus, with super-slim Silver, Gold and Rose Gold faces, mom can mix and match for endless outfit options. Mix & match to fit your style & match your outfit. Fun & fashionable. 

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Features I LOVE:
  • Nylon Slip-Thru Strap
  • Rose Gold-Tone Brass Case
  • 30 Meter Water Resistance
  • Indiglo® Night-Light



Fit and Fun Grad
For the mover & shaker on you list, be sure to pick up the latest in sport watches with Timex’s new Ironman Sleek 50. Offered in colors that pop in addition to florals, she won’t have to compromise style for functionality.  This water-resistant timepiece can do everything an athlete would need, from lap memory to interval timing to hydration alerts. Great for runners, gym goers, and fitness fanatics alike.

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Features I LOVE:
·        Stopwatch with 50 Lap Memory
·        Interval Timer, Target Pacer, & Hydration Alerts
·        100 Meter Water Resistance
·        INDIGLO® Night-Light



Chic Grad:
Stylish graduates everywhere will love a Timex Original Tonal for its classic look with a modern twist. Its Gold-Tone Brass Case, nylon strap, and a bold face in a range of elegant colors makes it an instant favorite among fashionistas. Great for college grads and those chic high school graduates alike. 

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Features I LOVE:
  • Nylon NATO Style Strap
  • Gold-Tone Brass Case
  • 30 Meter Water Resistance
  • Indiglo® Night-Light


Haute Hippy Grad
For the carefree, fun loving graduate on your list, the Timex Weekender gets a refresh that’s perfect for bohemian graduates. While these timepieces are offered in traditional and bright colors, the straps are reversible for a dose of floral whimsy. I love that you can change out your style easily, just reverse the strap.

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Features I LOVE:
·         Nylon Slip-Thru Strap
·         Gold-Tone Brass Case
·         30 Meter Water Resistance

·         Indiglo® Night-Light

For More Information, Visit: Timex on the web
Timex on Facebook
Timex on Twitter
Timex on Instagram

I received samples of these products to review. I was in no other way compensated for my honest reviews. All thoughts and ideas expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commissions 16 CFR, Part 255 Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising. Please see my disclosures page for details. Do not copy, in whole, or in part any portion of any postings on my blog. Do not repost my content on any other site without my explicit consent. All of my postings belong solely to lindsey8.blogspot.com.

Friday, May 20, 2016

Spring Cleaning with Choice Organic Teas


If you are a tea lover like me, you must head on over to Choice Organic Teas and view their selection. I have been hearing more & more about the importance of choosing organic in your teas. Many other companies bleach their tea bags -not Choice Organic ! Of course, they also dont use chemicals on their tea leafs & other yummy ingredients and they are fair trade! Did you know, you can even use your Choice Organic Teas in many cleaning & beauty recipes? DIY, organic, non-toxic cleaners & beauty products are easier and cheaper than you may think! Keep reading to learn more. 


I bet you didnt realize how versatile tea is! I Seriously, what can’t tea do? We all know its packed with antioxidants but did you know you can use it in a plethora of beauty products and also all natural cleaning products? You can even dye your hair with tea!

cleaning bottleIn honor of Earth Month, Choice Organic Teas is abandoning chemical-laden conventional cleaners for an Eco-friendly, simple, effective, and super easy alternatives: strong black tea!

Here’s what you’ll need:
– An empty (clean) spray bottle
– 3 tea bags of black tea (English BreakfastIrish BreakfastClassic BlackWild Forest Black would work great!)
– 1 cup of water

What to do:
1. Steep tea bags in 1 cup of water and cool. 
2. Pour brewed tea into a spray bottle.
3. Spray on windows and wipe thoroughly with a paper towel or cloth.

Easier, cheaper and works better than the bottle of blue chemicals you find in the store and let me tell you it smells a WHOLE lot better! I have made a huge effort to reduce the chemicals I use in my house and on my body and this is my new window cleaner! You can even use it as your windshield washer fluid in your car!
What have you used tea for? Choice Organic Teas is a great option for delicious organic teas that taste great and are good for. They are great for beauty products and perfect for spring cleaning! They have new & improved gourmet teas, wellness teas, decaf, black and so much more. Check them out today! 

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I received samples of these products to review. I was in no other way compensated for my honest reviews. All thoughts and ideas expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commissions 16 CFR, Part 255 Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising. Please see my disclosures page for details. Do not copy, in whole, or in part any portion of any postings on my blog. Do not repost my content on any other site without my explicit consent. All of my postings belong solely to lindsey8.blogspot.com.