April 2020 Newsletter
The Coronavirus has shut down countless schools.
Many are Title 1 schools that serve lower income families where on average 80% of the students depend on the free meals they get daily at their schools. Now, they don’t have it.
Please join the just keep livin foundation’s efforts to provide meals for these students and their families by clicking the link below where 100% of the funds raised will go to feed them in this time of need.
In the meantime and all times, thank you for your support, and just keep livin.
What Are You Grateful For?
“I’m thankful for the future that comes now. I’m grateful that I get to graduate this year, and that I am given the time to continue my journey. It hasn’t been easy for a while, going through a lot of trauma wasn’t easy, so I’m grateful that I can still stand here proudly with the people I love the most. I’m thankful for the hope that I have and what the future holds.”
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“I’m grateful for this program and everyone I’ve met through it. It’s helped me a lot with overcoming my battle with being diabetic which has been a struggle mentally for me and for my family. JKL has kept me in a good place mentally to keep pushing.”
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“I’m grateful for my mother. She has supported me through everything that I’ve been through. I am also grateful for my JKL instructor. He’s been a great role model, trainer and teacher.”
We will continue to share our just keep livin exercises, nutrition tips and more!
Make sure to follow our foundation’s Instagram page for the latest: @jklivinfoundation
Beller Nutrition Recipe of the Month
Spiced Overnight Oats
Rachel Beller MS, RDN
Oats are well known as an excellent source of soluble dietary fiber. The oats in this recipe provide 4 grams of fiber, but let’s not stop there! The chia seeds with 5g of fiber and the berries with ~4g fiber, bring your breakfast fiber total to a whopping 13g of fiber! Suggestion: double it so you have breakfast for another day.
Makes: 1 serving
• 1 cup plant milk, unsweetened
• ½ cup rolled oats
• 1 tbsp chia seeds
• ½ cup berries (fresh or frozen)
• ½ tsp cinnamon
Stir all ingredients in a jar or any container, seal and refrigerate overnight. It will keep in the refrigerator for 3-4 days.
Camila’s Tips: Big Batch Beans Vegetarian or Meat Style
We have to keep things easy and on a budget during these times and maximize what we have at home, so sharing with you an easy recipe for black beans.
You can follow the recipe or make swaps for any of the ingredients and still have a delicious meal that is all your own.
You can serve rice + beans on their own, vegetarian style or throw an egg on top Brazilian style. You can add some meats that you may have in your freezer. There really isn’t a wrong way to make these! If you aren’t getting enough flavor, I can show you how to add some simple ingredients you probably already have at home to kick up the taste!
These are a Brazilian household staple and a great way to get a big boost of protein on a budget and feed the whole family without a trip to the store. Stay safe everyone.
View the Recipe on Womenoftoday.com
Swag of the Month:
COMING SOON… “just peachy” light peach tee shirt with white screenprint. Make sure to check store often for new and sale items!