Breakfast like a Queen

My breakfast used to consist of an iced mocha & if I was lucky, a poppyseed muffin. Yah, it was bad. I soon realized that starting my day with milk, sugar, and carbs guaranteed an early afternoon crash & other ugly side effects.

My excuse was that I didn’t have time to prepare a healthy breakfast before work. Well I’m calling BS on myself and any of you who make the same excuse. Overnight oats have changed my mornings and I hope they do the same for you. They are quick, easy, nutritious, and delicious. You know what they say: Eat breakfast like a queen, lunch like a princess, and dinner like a pauper.

What you’ll need:

  • 1/3 cup regular oats
  • 1 cup almond milk | and more if needed |
  • 1-2 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 1 ripe banana, peeled and smashed
  • 1-2 teaspoons of cinnamon

Add all of the ingredients listed above to a mason jar and mix it together. I usually prepare my oats before bed. Oats will really soak up the flavors of the fruit and spices you add to them, so have fun with it. Once you’re done adding your ingredients just stick it in the fridge.

You can certainly substitute the almond milk for regular milk.. I just prefer to avoid dairy as much as possible. Sometimes if I only have a banana on hand I’ll add a little bit of vanilla extract to my oats to give them a little oomph. The options are endless.

The next morning I put my oats in a big ole’ bowl and top it with more fresh fruit and some extra almond milk. I’ll add a handful of almonds if I don’t quite feel full and off to work I go. Enjoy your morning beautiful!

Overnight Oats Fact: According to Japanese Scientific Research, full ripe bananas with dark patches on yellow skin produces a substance called TNF (Tumor Necrosis Factor) which has the ability to combat abnormal cells. The darker patches it has the higher it’s immunity enhancement quality; Hence, the riper the banana the better the anti-cancer quality.

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Life Is Made For..

I have found a new love that makes early mornings something to look forward to… Eggs over easy, wheat toast, cholula hot sauce & a good book in bed. I used to make scrambled eggs every single day after school in elementary. I wouldn’t eat them with anything except ketchup (I know, sort of gross). After a couple years I burned myself out & dodged all eggs. For some reason I woke up ready to give them another shot, and I’m glad I did. Add some coffee/tea & you’re in heaven.

I’ve decided life is made for pb&j’s & dancing your ass off in the kitchen (to this song, naturally), so that is what is on my agenda on my day off. The floor also needs to be mopped & I’ve got laundry for days. My closet will be color coated by the end of today no matter what measures I have to take to make sure of it. There are a couple sites that have great tips for the perfect closet. These are the two I’m looking to for guidance 1/2

All my love, Bee

Why Must I Insist On Skipping…

Even a dozen cups of cinnamon tea (which Danielle now has me absolutely addicted to) couldn’t help. Would you judge me if I said I already ate half my lunch?… Little smokies are practically breakfast sausages third cousin removed, right?

‘I can’t tell you what I had for breakfast, but I can sing every single word of rock and roll.’ -Patty Duke

‘I do not write by any set time schedule. I realize there are many writers who follow a daily regime where they arise at 6:00 a.m., do some sort of exercise, eat breakfast and then sit down and produce words for a three to four hour period.’ -Donald McKay