Butternut Squash Fries

I had a really strong craving for some sweet potato fries, but I didn’t want to use one of my yellow containers. I had this butternut squash laying around and I knew I had to use it before it went bad. So…. Butternut squash fries were on the menu! They’re a little bit sweet, a little salty, and a little spicy. They definitely satisfied the craving!

Butternut Squash Fries – 21 Day Fix Approved!!

 

Ingredients:

1 small butternut squash, peeled and seeds removed
1 tbsp. olive oil
1/4 tsp. pink Himalayan salt
1/4 tsp. garlic powder
1/4 tsp. dried basil
1/4 tsp. black pepper
1/8 tsp. cayenne powder
Dash of cinnamon

Directions:

  • Preheat oven to 450F. Line baking sheet with silicone liner or aluminum foil.
  • Cut squash into evenly sized fries. The smaller they are, the quicker they will cook.
  • Place the fries into a bowl with the olive oil. Toss until all the fries are coated. Season with remaining ingredients and mix until combined.
  • Place fries on tray and evenly spread out so no pieces overlap. Place into oven and bake for 20 minutes. Flip, and continue baking for another 10-20 minutes, or until desired crispiness is reached. I like them to be a little bit charred on the ends.

Note: If you want crispier fries, place them on a metal rack for cooking!

Serves 2-3

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Country Heat Release This Week!!!

Oh my gosh, you guys! I am sooooo excited! The brand new program from super trainer Autumn Calabrese is being released THIS WEEK!!!! If you haven’t heard, this program is expected to be an even bigger success than 21 Day Fix! The results coming from the test group are ASTOUNDING! Don’t write off this one because it looks like a line-dancing routine. It’s definitely not. Think more along the lines of Zumba meets country music.

I have had the opportunity to do TWO sneak peek workouts and they are a BLAST! The 30 minutes go by so fast that you don’t even realize you’re dripping in sweat! This is a super effective cardio workout that is both low-impact and FUN!

And… Mark your calendars because Beachbody is going to be releasing Country Heat challenge packs starting on July 27th!!! The base and deluxe packages are available HERE!

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WHAT IS COUNTRY HEAT?

Country Heat is a high-energy, low-impact dance workout that’s easy-to-follow and FUN! This is a 30-day fitness program that features 5 high-energy, cardio-based dance workouts and 1 dance conditioning workout. You know what that means… You also get a REST DAY! The portion-control Eating Plan is included to maximize weight loss and help you achieve a toned, tightened body in just 30 minutes a day. Each 30-minute routine is packed with easy-to-follow dance moves set to the hottest country music around. This is one of those programs that makes you scorch calories, burn fat, and melt away the pounds without feeling like you’ve just run a marathon!

WHO IS THIS PROGRAM FOR?

• Anyone of any size, age, and fitness level who is looking for a simple, fun, and effective way to lose weight and get fit.
• Those who have tried and failed at complicated diet/exercise programs.
• People who want to lose weight and are looking for results in 30 days.
• People who like Zumba workouts.
• People who like country music.
• People who generally don’t like to exercise or who want a lifestyle change, but aren’t sure where to begin.
• People who like to dance but are intimidated by complicated choreography they have to memorize.
• Any 21 Day Fix customer who wants to continue to lose weight with a low-impact cardio program.
• Fans of Autumn Calabrese and other Beachbody® dance workouts like CIZE and Hip Hop Abs.

WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN COUNTRY HEAT AND CIZE?

With Country Heat, Autumn Calabrese teaches you two steps at a time, and then you move on to the next two steps. You don’t repeat steps or memorize a routine. While CIZE builds on previous moves to reach a final choreographed routine, with Country Heat you simply follow along. And the amazing country music is sure to get your blood pumping as you sing along to the hottest chart toppers!

New From Beachbody: Country Heat

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Looking for a fun way to get fit? There’s a new workout coming this summer that so totally fires up the fun — you’ll barely notice you’re getting a great total-body workout!

Get ready to turn up the heat and burn off the calories with Country Heat, the new country dance-inspired workout from Super Trainer and professionally trained dancer Autumn Calabrese.

Autumn took her lifelong passion for country music and brought it to the dance floor, collaborating with Beachbody to create a high-energy, low-impact dance workout that’s so easy to follow, anyone can do it. The best part is it’s 30 minutes of nonstop dancing to today’s hottest country hits, so you’re guaranteed to work up a sweat — and a smile — whether you’re a country music fan or not. The fun country flavor and the simplicity of the steps are a huge part of Country Heat’s appeal, although the workout itself will definitely give both pros and newbies alike a good sweat. And results.

Country Heat is the perfect workout for reshaping your body. The custom-designed moves coupled with consistent cardio help burn calories and kick your metabolism into high gear, so in 30 days you’ll see some real results — a more toned and tightened body everywhere from your booty to your legs, shoulders, and arms.

Autumn designed Country Heat to be easy to learn and follow — anyone can jump right in without missing a beat. Each routine is infused with energy, fun, and cardio-centric moves all set to catchy country tunes. So 30 days later, you just might be ready to get back in the saddle all over again.

The Country Heat program includes five dance workouts, one full-body dance- conditioning workout, a quick-start guide, a 30-day calendar, a nutrition guide with 7-piece portion-control containers and Shakeology shaker cup, plus a bonus line dance workout — all for only $59.85. No other equipment is required. The whole program, from the workouts to the music to the nutrition, is designed to be so simple that anyone can do it, and so much fun that everyone will want to.

For a high-energy, easy-to-follow workout that gets great results, check out Country Heat when it blows into town this summer. It’s going to be hot! Sign up to learn more here.