I seriously used to hate breakfast! Well, maybe not hate (that is a pretty strong word), but simply didn’t feel hungry that early in the day and saw no point in eating without the desire to. So coffee on the go it was. However, since I’ve been working from home for the past 2 months, I’ve made it a point to start my day right with a healthy breakfast. Nothing big, but all the more nutritious to get my metabolism going. I usually have greek yogurt with fresh fruit or homemade bircher müsli, but recently I discovered my love for chia pudding, thanks to Kathi. I’ve been having it for the past week or so and am slightly obsessed, trying different variations on a daily basis. Today I wanted to share one of my favorite creations with you guys: Sugar free chocolate chia pudding! It literally tastes like nutella … just sayin’!
Don’t ask me why, but my scale is currently trying to make me mad. I am not one to weigh myself on a daily basis since I have been around the same weight for a long time (which I am happy with). However, at the beginning of the Summer I started a new intense workout and have been SO good for the past 2 months. I’ve exercised between 3-5x per week and eaten fairly healthy. I was expecting to drop a pound or two before our trip to Portoroz, but instead gained some … So how do you stay motivated and keep yourself from eating cheeseburgers like there is no tomorrow? Cute workout gear! Seriously, it probably sounds so simple, but every time I add a new piece of workout clothing or equipment to my collection I get super excited about the first good sweat in it! Like my new Puma windbreaker, which I couldn’t wait to take out on a run earlier this week. Paired with a simple black and white look (which resembles most of my workout clothes) it adds the perfect highlight – not to mention the rosé gold zipper ♥ Soo, drumroll please for my new motivator:
For some reason I love anything and everything that comes out of my juicer (Philips: Avance Collection Juicer HR1871/10) and happens to have the color green. I know that I’ve mentioned it before, but I am super lucky in a way that fruits and veggies are naturally yummy and always appealing to me. It is nothing that I have to convince myself to eat.
One of my favorite SUPER healthy green juices is what I like to call the „detox deluxe“ because it is literally the healthiest thing ever and is a great way to start your day. One thing to keep in mind when enjoying green juices is to always have them within 15 minutes of preparing the juice (in order to get the maximum vitamins and nutrients out o fit) and it is also best enjoyed on an empty stomach. Why? Because when you’re juicing, you’re enjoying a lot of healthy fruits and vegetables but without the fibers they have. So if your stomach is full with other fibers, that’ll make it harder to absorb the good stuff in your green juice. Either have it first thing in the morning on an empty stomach, or make sure it has been at least 2 hours since your last meal. Easy enough, right?
After last week’s green juice recipe I decided to switch things up a bit this week. Today’s juice follows a strict red/orange theme and brings A TON of healthy benefits with it. For example watermelon is great for hydration, beetroot is not only low in fat, full of vitamins and minerals, but also packed with powerful antioxidants, and we all know that carrots will make you see better, right? Why else would rabbits love them so much? So, for all you pretty honey-bunnies out there: You’ll love this red juice with watermelon and beetroot.