Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Mango Walnut Quinoa Salad with Seared Scallops

Impress your guests and family with a simple dish BDHQ-er Nicki whipped up that looks super fancy, tastes wicked yummy AND is good for you!

Dressing Ingredients:

1/3 cup plain fat free greek yogurt
2 tbsp lime juice
1 tbsp minced ginger root
2 tsp curry powder
1/2 tsp each salt and pepper

In a small bowl, whisk together all the dressing ingredients.

Salad Ingredients:

1 cup quinoa
1 ripe mango, chopped
1 red pepper, sliced
1 green onion, thinly sliced
1 chili pepper, finely chopped
1/3 cup chopped fresh mint
1/2 cup walnuts, toasted and roughly chopped

Cook quinoa in boling water or chicken/veggie stock using whatever method you prefer. In a bowl, combine cooked, cooled quinoa and dressing until well combined. Gently stir in the mango, red pepper, green onion, chillies, mint and walnuts.

Nicki pan seared some yummy scallops to go with it. Serve!

Jambalaya - Biggest Winner style

Nicki's been cooking up a storm which means new great recipes for BDHQ-ers to try! On the menu tonight is a Jambalaya full of flavor and protein. Yumm...perfect for a cold summer night in Victoria.

2 cups cooked brown rice
3/4lb boneless skinless chicken

1/2lb shrimp
2 sausages (optional, or try turkey sausage)
1 can diced tomatoes with liquid
1 onion diced
1 pepper, any colour, diced
2 ribs celery, chopped
3 cloves minced garlic
2 tbsp cajun seasoning

1. Brown chicken and sausage in big pot. Remove from pot.

2. Sautee onions, celery and peppers in pot until almost cooked.
3. Add canned tomatoes, brown rice, seasoning and cooked chicken/sausage.
4. Simmer for 5 - 10 minutes.
5. Add shrimp. Simmer until shrimp are opaque.

Makes 6 generous servings.

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

1 Week Trial of BDHQ’s 8 Week PT Program for $75

1 Week Trial of BDHQ’s 8 Week Personal Training Program for only $75

This one time sneak peak will show you difference of what your body can do when under the watchful eye of a trainer, not hidden in the crowd of a class. Get that extra boost you need before your vacation or wedding this summer or maybe you recently had a baby and need a kick start back into a routine. This program is normally only offered in 8 week packages, but we're going to let you try it out for a week and see what all the buzz is about.

Your action packed week of killer fun and fitness includes FOUR 30 minute small group (1 - 4 ppl) sweat dripping, high intensity, interval training sessions with BDHQ’s amazing team of trainers, plus ONE group class (indoor or outdoor). We will weigh you in to start and have you track your food for the week.

This offer is only available for purchase within the next 7 days and $75 is a great deal. June 1 - 7 is your window to purchase this one time trial.

Open to anyone who has never done the 8 week program before.

Must be used in 1 week from your 1st session and must be used before August 30/11. Limit of 1 per person plus 2 for friends.

BONUS PROMO - Should you wish to do a full 8 week program after your trial week, we will take $75 off total. Your 8 weeks must start before Sept 30/11.

For full details on our 8 Week Personal Training package click here.