I’m hope you’re all fabulous. Since I didn’t run last night due to my mom being in town, I don’t have any reports of running adventures. Instead, today’s feature is my breakfast! It’s actually more exciting than it sounds. Since I spend my days in an office, I need quick and portable breakfast options. Also, I’m not willing to get up super early to cook a full breakfast. On top of that, I’m generally not hungry until I’ve been awake for an hour or two. All of this means that bacon and eggs aren’t happening most mornings.
For Christmas, my fantastic other half Jared and I received a generic, but still awesome, Vitamix. I’m not sure of the exact brand, but if anyone is interested, I’m happy to find out. Just ask. My latest breakfast kick due to the blender is Coffee Banana Smoothies. They’re delicious and flexible. I mention their flexibility because I’m lactose intolerant these days which rules out a lot of solid, nutritious breakfast options . Below is the basic recipe:
Coffee Banana Smoothie:
1 Cup Cold Brew Coffee
1 Medium Banana, sliced and frozen
1 Tablespoon Honey
1/2 Tablespoon Hemp Seeds (easily digested protein source)
1 Tablespoon Almond Butter
3/4 Cup Almond Milk
1/2 Tablespoon Raw Cacao
1 Scoop Pure Whey Protein Powder 1/2 Tablespoon Almond Butter Put all ingredients in your blender and blend to desired consistency. It’s helpful to chill your glass ahead of time if you prefer your smoothie super cold, which I do.
This usually keeps me full until lunch. It’s a good source of protein, which is an excellent way to start your day. Give it a try and let me know how you like it!