Alison Boston, Food, Organic, Recipes, Vegan, Vegetarian, Weight loss

Today’s Whole Foods+

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Muesli with plain organic yoghurt, blueberries and hemp seeds gets a flavor boost with a nutritionally balanced scoop of chocolate shake.

Just like you, I used to cringe at the idea of  meal replacement shakes.   If anyone suggested them to me, I’d wrinkle my nose in disgust and say: “I only eat whole foods.”

I only ate whole foods till I ballooned to 210 pounds.  Then I started using this 30-day system and the fat melted off.  I’ve stayed within 5 pounds of my target weight of 155 ever since I hit it in August – in spite of a broken arm. I’ve done that with intermittent fasting and supplementing my whole foods with shakes, or if you prefer, supplementing my shakes with whole foods.


This sour, little fruit gives the plain vanilla shake a hit of tongue-sparking flavor while also boosting your immune system with vitamin C, calcium, pectin, bioflavonoids, citric acid and limonene. Lemons also help alkalize the blood, and reduce joint pain and inflammation by drawing out the uric acid. One a day keeps the flu at bay!

Add a little zing to your breakfast shake with a lemon. An easy-peasy immune booster.  Start with a bullet blender cup and add to that:

  • 3 or 4 ice cubes
  • 1 whole organic lemon, washed and rinsed with vinegar and water, topped and tailed (stem ends discarded), then cut into 4 pieces and added to ice
  • Add enough cold water to fill your bullet cup to a total 10 ounces, combined ice, lemon and water
  • Add 2 scoops vanilla meal-replacement shake
  • 2/3 scoop vanilla whey protein
  • 1/2 scoop greens
  • blend until lemon and ice are chopped up

Drink immediately.  Loaded with active digestive enzymes. Yum.


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I chased this with a fresh peach and took an apple for a mid-afternoon snack.  This is way more fruit than I usually eat, but I had an active day and easily burned the extra calories.  I also snuck in a small chocolate dipped soft ice cream. Only the second one I’ve had all summer. And it’s not even summer any more!


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Baked Yam with Navy Beans and Sweet Peppers

Bake a medium sized yam, and along with that a sweet red pepper, stuffed with:

  • 1/2 cup white navy beans,
  • 1/8 cup hemp seed
  • 1/4 cup diced onion
  • 1 Tablespoon tomato paste
  • 1 sprig of fresh thyme, chopped.
  • 1/2 Tablespoon sesame oil
  • Sprinkle sea salt

When the yam is cooked, split it in half, dab each side with butter, then remove the bean mixture from the stuffed pepper and pile it on top of the split yam.
Using kitchen scissors, or a knife, cut the baked pepper into 3 sections and place these on top of the bean mixture, along with the top of the pepper.
Layer these stuffed yam halves, one on top of each other in a mini loaf pan, and return to the oven at 425F for another 10-15 minutes.

I had a vegan chocolate coconut almond bar for dessert.  Yes.  A really active day.

Delicious. Nutritious. Whole Foods.  Supplemented with a little clean, nutritionally balanced, prepared foods. Makes weight maintenance easy peasy.

Everyday I fast 12 hours. Tonight I’ll start a 36-40 hour fast and won’t eat again till Friday morning.

Alison Boston, Blues, Food, Isagenix, Music, Singing, Weight loss

Shape Shift Facilitator

I was overweight and stressed out. Felt I was hiding the real me. I’ve released 50 pounds of fat with these scientifically proven systems, and lots of baggage. I sleep better, my stress levels are way down, and my true self has been set free! I believe these systems really area better way, and I have something of genuine value to share. We are in 13 countries and have just launched in the United Kingdom. 

Who are these two women? The one on the left is me at 210 pounds. I was onstage singing, with a full band backing me up, jamming the blues. The one on the right is me a year later at 160 pounds.

Jamming the blues at the V Lounge, Victoria, B.C.

…and yes, this is one reason why I haven’t been posting recipes.  Last May (2016) I bought a 30-day cleanse and weight-loss system to kick start my weight loss.  I’ve used it to replace one or two meals a day.

It is so delicious, so easy, so nutritious and so convenient – and it has brought me so much freedom – it is a total no-brainer!

So now when I prepare a meal from scratch, I have more time and patience for the process.   And wow – I’ve created some amazing dishes in the past year and will be bringing you some recipes!

Meanwhile, click here to learn about the scientifically-proven cleanse and weight loss system I’ve been using.  Hey friends, I went from a 43 inch waistline to 32 inches.  Really.  I hadn’t had a 32 inch waistline since I was in my twenties!

Oh yeah, I’ve also been busy with this crazy character – learning to play the ukulele and sing – all at the same time! She is so much fun! I call her IzaDee Light!

And that’s why I call myself a shape-shift facilitator.

Workshops coming soon!