Good morning everyone!

Ooo, I did not sleep well last night. I couldn’t fall asleep! Then I made the rookie mistake of looking at the clock. When having trouble falling asleep, one must never look at the clock! It always sends me down the “Oh crap, it’s now XYZ o’clock. I should have been asleep it least 45 minutes ago. Now I’m going to be tired all day tomorrow and potentially the day after that. Who knows, my whole week could be thrown off!” You know, completely irrational thoughts that only keep you up even longer. Fingers crossed that tonight will be better!

Breakfast, on the other hand, was dynamite. I kept it super simple this morning and made microwaved Almond Butter & Banana Oats!

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In the mix:

  • 1/3 cup each: old fashioned oats, unsweetened vanilla almond breeze & water
  • 1 banana (1/2 sliced in during cooking, 1/2 on top)
  • 1/2 Tablespoon chia seeds
  • Cinnamon & vanilla
  • Almond butter

Mix oats, USVAB, water and 1/2 a banana in a bowl. Microwave for 2 minutes. Stir and microwave for another 1 min 20 sec. Add in the rest of your ingredients, then top with other 1/2 of banana and almond butter!

YUM! There’s nothing better than the classic pairing of bananas and almond butter. Warms my heart every time. :)

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Yesterday’s lunch was so delish, I decided to recreate!

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In the mix: same thing as yesterday! :D It’s a good one.

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Served with some Annie’s Lite Raspberry Vinaigrette. The best bottled salad dressing ever! **Bonus points for if you can figure out what is wrong with the picture below!**

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This time, I swapped out my apple for some HUGE, ruby-red strawberries.

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One of these seriously filled up my palm! 8O

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Sliced for a sweet, afternoon snack.

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Oh, and P-corn. Natch.

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Well I packed my bag to hit the gym during lunch and potentially after work. I haven’t gotten back into an exercise routine since I returned from New Orleans, and I’m starting to feel it. My pants are getting a wee bit snug and energy levels are a wee bit down. That’s some good motivation right there! :D

I will leave you with the funniest/cutest video I’ve seen in awhile – Single Ladies Devastation – look at his little arms flying around!!! Have a great Tuesday!!