Happy November! At BeFitSRQ, we’re wishing a Happy Thanksgiving to you, your family, and your friends. We’re grateful for you, and we’re looking forward to continuing to support your fitness journey. Let’s work together and stick to our exercise routines as we head into the holidays!
Exercise to Burn Off Your Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving is coming, and it’s a time to enjoy a great meal with family and friends. But just how much will this meal set you back? Try to keep the following infographic in mind while you make your plate. But don’t feel bad about enjoying the day — a little bit of compromise will go a long way.
Healthy Thanksgiving Meal Swaps
Another way to make healthy choices this holiday is to switch out a few trusted entrees with nutritious alternatives. The recipes below are some of our favorites:
Air Fryer Crispy Potatoes
These crunchy, golden brown potatoes will work as a side to almost any main dish. Find the full recipe by clicking here.
- Halved baby potatoes, 1 pound
- 1 tbsp. olive oil
- 1 tsp. garlic powder
- 1 tsp. Italian seasoning
- 1 tsp. Cajun seasoning
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Lemon wedge and parsley for garnish
- Toss potatoes with oil and seasonings
- Place in air fryer for 10 minutes at 400 degrees. Shake and cook for an additional 8-10 minutes.
- Garnish with lemon and parsley to serve!
Parmesan Brussel Sprout Salad
This salad is a delicious way to bring a good amount of nutrients to your Thanksgiving table. For the full recipe, click here.
- 2 pounds of Brussel sprouts, halved and thinly sliced
- ½ cup almonds, chopped and toasted
- ½ cup pomegranate seeds
- 5 tbsp. olive oil
- 5 tbsp. lemon juice
- ¼ fresh parsley, chopped
- Salt and pepper taste
- Whisk together oil, lemon juice, parsley, salt, and pepper until combined.
- Toss Brussel sprouts in the mixture until fully coated.
- Let sit, tossing occasionally, for 4 hours before serving
- Add almonds and pomegranate seeds and enjoy!
Fall is in the Air
Bring the aroma of the season into your home, too, with the following doTERRA essential oil diffuser blend.
Blouquv’s UV Blankets
Looking for a new way to stay safe in the sun? Bloquv’s UV blankets
may be the perfect choice! These versatile pieces provide protection just as good as sunscreen without the added chemicals. They can be thrown across you or your children while you relax in the sun, worn as a poncho or scarf, as well as used in many other ways. Talk about top-notch convenience for your next trip to the beach.
Stop into BeFitSRQ to pick yours up today!
Laser Therapy Holiday Special
Are you ready to reduce the pain you’ve been living with on a daily basis? Throughout the month of November, we’re offering an incredible special of 5 sessions for $100. Now is the time to give this method a try!
Exciting Upcoming Events
Turkey trots are the perfect way to get moving on Thanksgiving morning with family and friends. This year, Sarasota has two offerings — the ALSO Youth Turkey Trot and the Florida Turkey Trot at Nathan Benderson Park. Follow the links below to find more information and to save your spot today.
Siesta Key Crystal Classic
The International Sand Sculpting Festival is back! From November 12th through 15th, you’ll have the chance to witness 24 artists in action as they create unbelievable masterpieces — traditional castles, humans, animals, and more. Simply click here
to learn more and purchase your tickets today.
Suncoast Food and Wine Fest
Head over to Premier Sports Campus on November 13th for wine samplings and tastings from a wide variety of our area’s top restaurants. Proceeds will go toward local nonprofits, so your day in the sun will give back to those who need it most, too. More information can be found on the event page here
And that’s a wrap — are you ready to have an incredible month, starting the holiday season and sticking to your goals? Don’t forget we’re here to support you every step of the way!