Feeling Tired, No Pep, No Zing, Tap Into Breakfast Smoothies
I’m 40-something years old, and for 40-something years breakfast has been a pain. Some of my earliest memories are getting ready for school with my mother insisting I eat a bowl of cereal. It just never interested me. Once high school started I was skipping breakfast and grabbing two apples on the run for lunch. All my life breakfast simply wasn’t something I got interested in or thought about until I made this discovery…
Someone introduced me to the most amazing concept for breakfast.
By now I was well entrenched in not taking time over the first meal of the day (and sometimes the second meal), so anything that captured my attention was going to have to be fast, no fuss and delicious to warrant any of my attention.
Instead of cardboard cereal and bland milk, it’s possible to start the day with power packed, nutritious, energizing and best of all, yummy smoothies. Smoothies have been around for ages, but I had never twigged they make a great start to the day. Imagine the delight of selecting from a range such as Chocolate Strawberry, Hazelnut Coffee, Peach Almond, Banana Bread & Apple Pie Surprise. Kid you not! You can make an endless variety to suit your own taste. Now this was interesting to me.
Not only did I start regularly eating breakfast, my energy shot through the roof! This changed my whole perspective on being 40-something. A period where I thought as a mother, wife, and corporate executive I was supposed to be tired all the time. Not true.
Here is one of my favorite recipes.
* 3 tablespoons vanilla flavored soy/whey protein powder
* 250g (6oz) strawberry flavoured fat free yoghurt
* 1 cup strawberries
* 4 ice cubes
Blend in hand-held or benchtop blender.
Pour into your favorite glassware and enjoy.