The Perks of Waking up Early

Waking up before 6 am can be a challenge. At this time, you probably still want to rest your head on your soft cushiony pillow and lay beneath the covers just a few more minutes. Soon those minutes turn into hours and it’s already 8 am. You have to get ready fast, smear some mascara on your lashes, inhale your breakfast, and run out the … Continue reading The Perks of Waking up Early

Coco and Cacao Smoothie for the Win

As soon as I got my hands on the NutriBullet, I’ve been experimenting with new smoothie recipes. They don’t always turn out great. Case in point, this morning I tried blending banana, blueberries, coconut milk, cacao powder, peanut butter powder, and flax seeds. Sounds like a weird combination? Yes, and it tasted weird too. Blueberries and peanut butter powder do not mix well. So, I … Continue reading Coco and Cacao Smoothie for the Win

Blueberry Acai Smoothie

Acai and chia are great energy foods – offering healthy fats, minerals, and antioxidants. Acai is pronounced ah-sigh-ee (I’ve been saying it wrong for years) and it is a delicious low-glycemic berry that provides exceptional amounts of antioxidants, omega fats, protein and fiber.  Throw in some easily-digestible protein flax seeds, and some simple carbs from bananas and coconut water, and you’ve just created a delicious breakfast smoothie! What … Continue reading Blueberry Acai Smoothie