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Friday’s Food & Fitness: Lorna Jane’s Active Nation Day

  • September 26, 2014
  • By Brittany
Friday’s Food & Fitness: Lorna Jane’s Active Nation Day

Hi friends!  Thanks to everyone who participated in the little giveaway from yesterday!  The winners have been emailed.  If you didn’t get a chance to enter, you can still find out all about healthy snacking and get 50% off your first box so go check it out!

Welcome to this week’s Friday’s Food & Fitness!  I have some exciting stuff to tell you about, including Lorna Jane’s Active Nation Day! 






 I had two major food highlights this week!  The first were this amazing stuffed eggplants.  I got the recipe from Skinnytaste.

Stuffed peppers

 I used chicken sausage for these peppers and while I really like chicken sausage, I don’t think I chose the best flavor.  I got peppers in mine and I wish I had just had plain because they added a little Latin or Mexican flavor.

These chicken panini sandwiches from Iowa Girl Eats were amazing!

chicken paniniPlus they were so easy to make!  Just grilled chicken, grilled eggplant, marinara sauce, fresh mozzarella and fresh basil.  Delish! 






*This part of the post is brought to you as part of my partnership with FitApproach and Sweatpink on behalf of Lorna Jane.  As always, all opinions are my own!

You know I’m a huge fan not just of fitness but of maintaining a healthy and active lifestyle.  I move as part of my life, not just during the one hour a day I workout.  I’m so excited to tell you about Lorna Jane’s Active Nation Day! Active Nation Day was created by Lorna Jane in 2012 to inspire women to live an active life. On September 28th this year Lorna Jane has organized events around the world to promote Active Nation!  Check to see if there is an event near you!

LJ App 2

No event near you?  No problem!  Just download the Lorna Jane App and you can participate wherever you are! The Lorna Jane App is your perfect companion for helping you stay active and the best part is that it can keep you motivated well beyond Active Nation Day!  The App is super cool!  You can track your favorite workouts and get an overview of how active our life is!  You also have access to hundreds of recipes.  And, my favorite, you can get Lorna Jane’s signature inspirational mantras on a daily basis!

LJ App 1

And, as if you need more motivation at this point, you can learn the Lorna Jane signature move for your chance to win! The #LJMove is so super easy to do!  Check it out!  

All you have to do is record a video or take a photo of yourself doing the #LJMove.  Upload the photo or video to Instagram, Facebook or Twitter and hashtag #LJMove and #ActiveNationDay.  You are then entered to win a $1,000 gift card to Lorna Jane!!!  I have a lot of her clothes and they are so amazing and cute!

Readers, how do you maintain an active lifestyle? What’s your favorite recipe of the week? What’s your favorite active app?

By Brittany, September 26, 2014
  • Holly @ EatGreatBEGreat
    September 26, 2014

    Ooooh…I’m so excited to learn about the Lorna Jane app!! I didn’t even realize they had one! I love their philosophy, so I’m totally downloading it right now!

  • Shannon
    September 26, 2014

    I love your quotes!! Definitely time to give up the good over here, and push myself more towards the great 🙂

    And those paninis look FABULOUS. Noms!!!

  • Nellie @ Brooklyn Active Mama
    September 26, 2014

    Those paninis—nom! I am totally going to check out the app. My new iphone6 needs some new app love 🙂

  • Nicole @ Foodie Loves Fitness
    September 26, 2014

    I’m always seeing awesome inspirational quotes from Lorna Jane! I follow them on social media and they sent me this cute journal that’s packed full of motivational sayings.

    I LOVE eggplant but I developed an allergy to it in my adulthood 🙁 Sometimes I want to try it again to see what happens (with a Benadryl close by!) because I ate eggplant parmesan all the time growing up – It was my fav!

    • FitBritt
      September 26, 2014

      I can’t believe you developed an allergy to eggplant in your adulthood! That is terrible!

      I actually think of you when I see a lot of LJ’s quotes because I know you love them!

  • Lauren @ ihadabiglunch
    September 26, 2014

    I had never heard of the LJ active nation day! Thanks for sharing – I’m a litttle upset there’s not one in Chicago but I already have a date planned with Amy from Long Drive Journey so maybe we can make one ourselves 🙂

    • FitBritt
      September 26, 2014

      Definitely! There is not one near me either but I love the message of one day to get everyone moving. I hope it spreads even further next year!

  • Karen - Fit in France
    September 27, 2014

    My favorite recipe this week was roasted pumpkin with tomatoes and feta. The combination is great !

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