Greetings!

We've reached the end of the year!

If you have been going down one road in life and it hasn't been working, it's time to change directions. Your life could change with one decision, that will reflect another, and create a domino effect. 

Reflecting on this past year, I see that my life has changed in so many profound ways. For that, I am thankful for all my blessings, breakthroughs, and yes, even my breakdowns because they taught me what I needed to change.

Take some time before the year ends to reflect. Sit still. Breathe. Tune out the chatter inside your head. Stop. Inhale. Exhale. Ground yourself. Now be honest with yourself. What worked and what didn't work. Then and only then, will you be able to make decisions that will lead you to a different outcome.

OUR SPONSORS

I would like to take this moment to thank our awesome sponsors! We love you and appreciate you!

Don't forget, this holiday season you can use the discount code, SIMA30, and receive 30% off your Health Warrior purchase.

Our sponsors who send healthy goodies: Portion Your Plate, Invo Coconut Water, Lea Eigard Essentials, Justin's, Health Warrior.

LA MOM MAGAZINE

LA Mom Magazine is a local online community created by Shirin Yadegar to connect and empower mothers and the decisions they make for their families.

This month I had the opportunity of being interviewed by Shirin. Together we made some delicious recipes, worked out using my Simplified Lifestyle System, and discussed why new years resolutions don't work. 

You can watch my Superfood Hot Spiced Apple Cider recipe now live on LA Mom Magazine YouTube or on my YouTube . And we featured my awesome co-host Jacob Bustos, who showed us his exquisite Poached Pear dessert.  Stay tuned for even more videos up until the beginning of the new year.

Sign up for her magazine for lots of resources and information. Highly recommend! Thank you LA Mom Magazine for having us! 

Skyhorse Publishing x Sima Cohen

I am absolutely so excited to announce that I have signed my first book deal with Skyhorse Publishing. 

More details to come soon, so stay tuned!

LENTIL SOUP

The perfect soup to have in cold weather. A recipe from my Kitchen Kickstart . Nutritious and delicious. Vegan. Dairy Free & diabetic friendly!

Serves: 4

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes

Ingredients:
2 tsp olive oil
-1 medium onion, chopped
-5 garlic cloves, minced
-Bunch celery, chopped
-1/2 tsp ground coriander
-1 1/2 tsp ground cumin
-1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
-1/4 tsp cayenne pepper (optional)
-6 cups chicken or vegetable broth

-2 cups dry lentils
-Pinch of sea salt & black pepper
-4 Hard boiled egg and 4 teaspoons tahini paste (optional)

Instructions: 
1. In a large soup pot, add the oil and sauté the onions and garlic over low-medium heat for about 5 minutes
2. Add the celery, and sauté for another 3 minutes. Add the spices, salt and pepper, lower the heat, and cook for another 2 minutes
3. Rinse and drain the lentils, and add them to the pot with the onions, garlic, celery, and spices
4. Add the broth, and stir with a spoon. Bring the heat to medium-high, until it comes to a boil. When it boils, reduce the heat to low, cover it, and simmer until it becomes thick, and lentils are soft ( about 30-40 minutes
5. If you like your soup “ thin” rather than “thick, simply add more broth.
6. Serve warm, and sprinkle cumin and red pepper flakes on top, 1 hard boiled egg for each one, and a teaspoon of raw tahini paste

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DECEMBER MANTRA:  "Time flies and you realize life is too short. You have one life to live, make the most out of every moment, of every single day. "
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ABOUT SIMA

Sima has over 20 years of experience as a  personal trainer and nutritionist armed with decades of first hand experience among world class mentors, teachers, institutions, and a multitude of success stories that will help elevate your life. Her life is dedicated to transforming the lives of others into a whole and balanced lifestyle.
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