Please forgive the lack of posts and updates– I have recently
graduated college and have been moving and traveling non-stop.
Many of you might not know this about me but I just got my drivers license a few months ago at age 24, and upon arrival at Indianapolis to spend time with my parents, I was given my very first car(as a surprise–it had a pink bow on it and everything). It’s a Rocky Mountain Edition Subaru Outback. I couldn’t be more excited! I finally feel like a grown up with a bachelor’s degree and my first car!
Needless to say, I’ve had little time to log onto WordPress and share information. Heads up, though–soon I will be posting reviews of some outstanding products from these excellent companies:
Aubrey Organics, Peter Rabbit Organics, Jay Robb’s Protein, and Navitas Naturals.
Stay tuned in to discover some neat products and learn what I think of them. Within the week I should have many of these reviews posted. Hope everyone is healthy, happy and doing fabulously!
After a run last night I was craving something filling, but didn’t want to stray from clean eating. So, I created this treat off the top of my head! The picture might not do the recipe justice.
This warm bowl of
Organic Coconut “Oatmeal”
is delicious and decadent! As you might have guessed, there is no actual oatmeal in this bowl. Instead, there are several delicious substitutes. I will break down the process of making this to make it simple and understandable (these measurements are not exact because I eye-balled them until the concoction was the desired texture):
Start with a bowl
Put about half a cup of almond milk into the bottom of the bowl
Add a few tablespoons of PB2 (powdered peanut butter–85% less calories than peanut butter)
Add a few tablespoons of coconut flour
Add a sprinkling of both chia and flax seeds
Add a half scoop of Jay Robb’s protein
Add half a banana (sliced up)
Add 2 drops of stevia
Mix all of these ingredients together and add more almond milk or more coconut flour as needed (the consistency should be like pancake batter)
Next, since I’m not a fan of microwaving foods, I put this mixture in a skillet that has coconut oil in it (on medium heat).
I simply heat the mixture through until it is similar to warm oatmeal (stir it around often) and then put the cooked mixture in a bowl and enjoy with a spoon! Add cinnamon on top for extra richness and flavor.
My favorite way to consume lots of nutrients in a short amount of time is to make a smoothie and throw in all kinds of goodies. I made one this morning that was very tasty, satisfying, and nutritious.
Here’s what in it: (measurements do not have to be exact- adjust them to your liking!)
1 ripe mango
1 handful of frozen raspberries (fresh is better if you have them on hand)
1 cup almond milk
1 Tbsp flax seeds
1 Tbsp chia seeds
1 Tbsp hemp protein powder (you can substitute another protein powder you have on hand)
2 Drops of stevia to add an extra touch of sweetness
Blend & slurp! 🙂
I haven’t been this excited in a while to recieve something I ordered online. This box full of goodies is called a “Conscious Box.” It comes once a month to subscribers and is packed full of samples of pure and sustainable products that are handpicked from businesses that care for the planet. Alot of these items are not found in your local store, so being able to try and experience these samples via a Conscious Box is a real treat! I just recieved my first one today and will get back to you all on the details of each product! In the mean-time, go order your first Conscious Box! 🙂