This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Medifast for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine.
A few weeks ago, I was invited to try out the new Medifast® Summer Shake-Up™ Kit and share my Medifast experience. I’ve never done a plan like this before, so I was definitely curious. What would the food be like? Would this really work? Would I be hungry all the time?
Those are the questions I had, so I’m sure it’s what you’re wondering as well! First, I’ll tell you what the plan includes and then I’ll share my Medifast experience. You can also enter to win your own free Summer Shake-Up™ Kit later in the post (the best part!)
Your Summer Shake Up™ Kit includes:
- 35 meal replacements (shakes, crunchers, and bars)
- 7 Flavors of Home meals
- Blender Bottle (I looove this cup!! More on that later.)
You get to eat six times a day for seven days, which is more often than I normally eat. As I said, Everything you need is provided, though you can switch it up a little by blending your shakes with ice to make smoothies or eating your Lean & Green meals on a bed of baby spinach or lettuce (I love veggies, so I did this every day!)
Will I be hungry?
That was my obvious first question when starting the plan! However, since I was eating six times a day, I never went more than two hours without a meal so I really wasn’t hungry like I expected. It was nice to feel satisfied, but not stuffed — I got used to it and even after completing my Summer Shake-Up, I’ve noticed that I don’t eat as large of portions as I used to.
What is the food like?
Everything is all set to eat right away, with minimal preparation. The crunchers and bars can be enjoyed as is, so they are perfect to toss in your purse when you’re on the go.
To make the shakes, you simply need to mix with about eight ounces of water. An awesome Medifast Blender Bottle is included, which has measurements on the side to make it even easier. The blender ball insider works like a whisk and perfectly mixes everything with less than a minute of shaking. I was so excited about this cup — it really is handy!
The Flavors of Home Meals are microwavable, so they couldn’t be easier! The directions say 90 seconds, but I only did 60 seconds because that’s all it took with my microwave. The Flavors of Home Meals are a specifically proportioned mix of lean protein, carbohydrates, and vegetables. I liked to have mine on a bed of fresh baby spinach for extra veggies, but they are already a complete meal as is.
This is the Chicken Cacciatore:
Will it work?
What really got me excited was how I felt. I loved not feeling stuffed all the time, because meals are already portioned for you. I loved that I didn’t have to worry “what am I going to eat today?” because it was all right there and ready to go. I loved that my clothes fit better after only one week. I loved that I could actually see a difference and my husband noticed too.
My overall Medifast experience was very positive, and not just because I lost weight! I consider myself to be a healthy eater already, but being on this program gave me the extra kick in the pants to be more disciplined. Since it’s a 7-day kit, it was totally do-able.
If you want to look and feel better for summer or an upcoming event, the Medifast Summer Shake Up™ Kit might be just the thing for you! The full kit is only $99 with FREE shipping, which is probably less than you would normally spend to feed yourself for a week!
Enter to win your own Summer Shake-Up™ Kit!
Giveaway is sponsored by Medifast, Inc. Entrants may enter between 12:01 a.m May 9, 2016 and 11:59 and June 3, 2016. Entrants must be U.S. residents physically located in the United States and must be age of majority in his or her jurisdiction at time of entry. Void in Puerto Rico, all other US Territories and where prohibited by law. Odds of winning depend on number of entries received. Giveaway is subject to full list of Terms and Conditions which can be found below.
Medifast Summer Shape Up Giveaway
Disclaimer: I am a paid endorser and have received free products to try and evaluate. All opinions in the post are my own and are based on my personal experience; your results may vary.
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