Get Fit for Life and Blender Bottle Review

I love making shakes for breakfast!  I am not a morning person, so I never get up with enough time to cook breakfast.  But if I don’t eat breakfast, I have no energy all day.  I need protein throughout the day in order to stay energized.  A great way I have found to get a protein packed breakfast in the morning is to make a protein shake.  Sometimes I plan ahead and have yogurt, fruit, juice, and protein powder all ready to go in the blender so that all I have to do is pull it out of the fridge and blend it up in the morning.  But to be honest, that sometimes really is rarely.

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If you have a good protein powder, you can just mix it with milk or juice (or sometimes even water) and have a super easy breakfast to go.  However, you have to have something to mix it in.  I have tried putting the mixture in a water bottle and just shaking it up, but there are always a few chunks that don’t break up.  I was complaining about this problem to my friend Johanna from Mama Chocolate, and she offered to send me a Medifast Blender Bottle.  What I really like about the Medifast Blender Bottle is that it features a rust-proof, stainless steel blender ball that really helps make my shake smooth.

Medifast offers more than just a great blender bottle.  Medifast is a clinically proven meal program that was developed by a physician.  Medifast products are formulated with low-fat protein and fiber, and fortified with vitamins and nutrients, so you lose pounds and inches without losing out on essential nutrition. The low-glycemic index formula of Medifast Meals makes them perfect for everyone, even people with type 2 diabetes.  I am always looking for easy meal solutions that are healthy.  I have blood sugar issues that require me to eat high protein and low carb foods.

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Johanna and her husband are coaches with the Take Shape for Life Program so when she sent me the blender bottle, she also sent me some of the awesome Medifast food that is part of the program.   The Take Shape For Life program offers you a free personal Health Coach who will guide you as you lose weight on the Medifast 5 & 1 Plan®, by using the clinically proven, doctor-recommended, portion-controlled nutrition of Medifast Meals. Along the way, your Health Coach will share with you the Habits of Health that can help you to make the choices that will allow you take charge of your health for the long term.

Making the right food choices and sticking with your plan can be quite difficult.  Having a personal Health Coach that with you every step of the way for you for support, help, and advice is one of the huge advantages of Take Shape for Life.  It doesn’t hurt that the Medifast food tastes great too.

Johanna sent me some of the meal bars, shakes and soups.  The meal bars were a great snack on the go for me.  My trainer recommends that I eat something low in calories but high in protein after my workouts.  These bars are perfect for that and taste great.  The shakes were perfect in the blender bottle.  I was really skeptical of the soups.  They come dehydrated in a packet that you just add water to.  I had picked the Maryland Crab soup and I was wondering how that would taste in a reconstituted mix.  There was no need to worry, it was fabulous!!   All of the Medifast food is super affordable too.  The soups come in packs of 7 for $16.50.  For just over $2.00 per soup, it is comparable to what you would pay for not-so-healthy canned soups at the store.

Johanna wants to see everyone succeed with their health, weight loss and fitness goals.  If you are interested in Take Shape for Life you can contact Johanna and her husband John through their homepage  to learn more.

About Amanda

Amanda Larson is a mother, wife, lawyer and aspiring cook. She truly believes that you can live green and eat well while sticking to a budget. Through her posts she shares her tips on how she does it!


  1. Skye Moyer says:

    I love that it is run by an awesome sauce team!

  2. Melissa Doyle says:

    I like that there is a whole team of professional to help and how the whole person is addressed instead of just eating and exercise habits.

  3. Amanda Alvarado says:

    I like that you learn a healthier way of living.

  4. Free one-on-one support from a Health Coach

  5. I like that the philosophy is that bad habits are not broken; they are simply replaced with good ones! We do this by increasing our awareness and practicing new, healthier behaviors every day.

  6. Penelope Costanzo says:

    •Identify unhealthy patterns and triggers, and use the power of choice to stay true to your health goals.

  7. I like that they say bad habits aren’t broken but yet they are replaced by the good ones :)

  8. The availability of professional support would be enough motivation to jump on board!

  9. Christine Jessamine

    i like the health program, alot of healthy tips

  10. kimbuckjr

    I really took an interest in the Healthy Sleep section of the website. I agree with every single word written. Sleep is truly essential!

  11. Brittany Gerber says:

    Identify unhealthy patterns and triggers, and use the power of choice to stay true to your health goals.

  12. That the five Medifast Meals you need each day are low in calories, have a low glycemic index, and are scientifically formulated with an optimal balance of protein, carbohydrates, fiber, vitamins, and minerals.

  13. tamra childers says:

    Free one-on-one support from a Health Coach

  14. Sari Berry says:

    I think it’s interesting that you have your own personal health coach – I can see how that would make someone more accountable!

  15. I like that the program will help you identify unhealthy patterns and triggers.

  16. I like that the program helps make lifelong changes
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  17. that it is created as a long term program and not a quick fix

  18. Becka Howell says:

    this would be great to help me get more protein… i could actually make shakes now that i enjoy

  19. the health coach support

  20. I like their approach to well-being based on creating health, not reacting to illness!

  21. They have great resources and support calls that help you succeed

  22. Michelle Macaluso says:

    I like that it is about getting healthy and not just losing weight

  23. I like that you Learn the Habits of Health that can create health for a lifetime

  24. heather smith says:

    losing weight that was one of my resolutions

  25. I like tht they have options for vegetarians

  26. heather eg kaufman says:

    I like that it was developed by a Physician.

  27. I love that the program is focused on changing habits so you can become healthier for a lifetime versus going on a diet.
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  28. Aranda Gibbs says:

    Identify unhealthy patterns and triggers, and use the power of choice to stay true to your health goals

  29. Erin from Long Island says:

    They don’t just focus on weight, they want you to be as healthy as you can be

  30. Nicole Sender says:

    I like that it is a systematic approach to weight loss and Optimal Health.

  31. I like the individual support from a coach.

  32. Jacqui Odell says:

    i liked it’s on changing habits and making a personal change for the long run


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