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Breakfast Inspiration

Hi genies
When I was younger I never really used to eat breakfast, but now it has become my favourite meal of the day! So if you’re a little stuck in a rut and don’t really know what to eat in the early AM hours, here’s some inspiration for you.

Breakfast Bowls
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One of the easiest and fastest breakfasts are nutritious breakfast bowls. As a base you can use anything from yoghurt, nana ice cream to an acai bowl and as far as toppings go, you have virtually unlimited options. So just drizzle, sprinkle, slice and dice away πŸ™‚ Click HERE for more breakfast bowl ideas

Breakfast Bagel
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If you like something a little more substantial, maybe after a morning workout, the breakfast bagel is a good option for you. Again, what you choose to fill your bagel with is entirely up to you. Two varieties I’d recommend are with salmon and cream cheese or avocado and scrambled eggs…Yumm!

Eggs ‘n Avocado
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And of course, a classic combination that will help fill you up, is any version of eggs and a side of avocado! If this doesn’t motivate you to get out of bed in the morning, I don’t know what will… πŸ˜‰

Hope you enjoyed!

xx love

Bubble-Bites…

Hi genies

Breakfast

Breakfast


This morning I had some berry soy yoghurt topped with pomegranate and chia seeds.

Breakfast

Breakfast


I also had a ginger/pear/lime shot…so good for you!

Lunch

Lunch


One of my faves…again…sorry guys! πŸ˜‰ Avocado and omelette with some whole wheat toast. Yumm πŸ™‚

Dinner

Dinner


Dinner was a big bulgur salad that we had with some fresh peppermint tea on the side.

xx love

Breakfast Bowls

Hi genies
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I think I kind of have a thing for breakfast bowls! I love them. They are delicious and can look so pretty πŸ™‚ and they’re a really fun way to start the day off πŸ˜‰

xx love

Bubble-Bites…

Hi genies

Breakfast

Breakfast


For breakfast I had a delicious bowl of berry soy yoghurt with a Pink Lady apple, raisins and coconut chips! Soooo good πŸ™‚

Lunch

Lunch


I had some cherry tomatoes left from the day before and decided to whip up some bruschetta; so I diced onions, garlic and the tomatoes, seasoned it with Italian herbs, olive oil and salt, scooped it all onto some toasted rye bread et voilΓ !

Snack

Snack


I got a little hungry in the afternoon, so I had some trail mix, consisting of various nuts and raisins.

Dinner

Dinner


And for dinner, as you can see, I had breakfast! πŸ˜‰ Love me some eggs and avocado.

xx love

Bubble-Bites…

Hi genies

Breakfast

Breakfast


For breakfast I had a lovely breakfast bowl filled with goodies such as grapes, almonds, granola, raisins, raspberries and all swirled into a mixture of berry soy yoghurt and plain coconut yoghurt! Delicious and quite pretty if I do say so myself πŸ˜‰

Lunch

Lunch


My lunch consisted of some left-overs from the day before…a mixture of rice and lentils with a side of seasoned veggies. Easy peasy!

Snack

Snack


In the afternoon I felt a little peckish so I decided to make myself a smoothie: almond milk, frozen raspberries and blackberries, honey and a little bit of peanut butter et voilΓ !

Dinner

Dinner


Dinner was just a big bowl of salad with a balsamic vinaigrette dressing, walnuts and various other seeds and dried fruits πŸ™‚

xx love

Bubble-Bites

Hi genies

Breakfast

Breakfast


I started the day off with a bowl of soy-coconut-yoghurt topped with frozen raspberries, raisins, oats and a drizzle of honey.

Lunch

Lunch


For lunch I had one of my all-time favourite combos! Avocado and chili hummus on rye bread, sooooo good πŸ™‚

Dinner

Dinner


In the evening I just had some left-over quinoa/lentil mixture from the day before and whipped up some veggie and tofu stir-fry, that I seasoned with soy sauce and spices, to go with it.

xx love

Back On Track!

Hi genies
So I don’t know if you remember this…but in a post that was published many moons ago, I told you that I have a big fitness event coming up this fall…a half marathon! And even though I’ve known this for quite a while, I haven’t really put in enough effort to become a better runner. But that is a thing of the past! I have come up with a plan that I really hope is going to work out for me.
Last week I stumbled across an interesting article stating that if you have been an inconsistent runner for a little while and have fallen off the band wagon, in order to get back into it again and start seeing some results, it is a good idea to go running for 30 minutes five times a week for a grand total of three weeks. And that’s exactly what I’ve decided to do!
While I struggled a little with my breathing and my legs felt really heavy, I did it and I felt so great afterwards. So that’s going to be my challenge for the next three weeks and then I’ll take it from there. For the time being I don’t measure how far or fast I run, I just focus on hitting 30 minutes on my watch and enjoying myself as much as I can.
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And I have to admit, it definitely helped knowing that when I got home after my run, eggs and avocado were waiting for me!! πŸ˜‰

xx love

Why Ginger Shots Are Worth The “Burn”

Hi genies
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Something I absolutely love doing in the morning is having a shot! No, of course not that kind of shot…but a ginger shot! πŸ™‚ Ginger is proven to be extremely beneficial to your health, and here are some of the reasons why:

-reduces pain and inflammation
-helps blood circulation
-fights nausea and motion sickness
-strengthens immune system
-prevents colds and flu
-can prevent certain forms of cancer

aaaand the list goes on and on. While I really didn’t like the burn that you can feel in your throat because of the warming sensation of ginger as a child, I’ve really come to appreciate it now, as I know how good it is for me! There are three different ways I like to enjoy my ginger drinks:

1. The easiest way is just to use your juicer. I prefer to use a small knob of the ginger root and then add the juice of one to two apples, depending on how intense you want the “burning” sensation to be. And then all there’s left to do is down it all in one gulp!

2. This method is for those of you who don’t own a juicer, but have a blender. Simply peel the amount of ginger you’re going to use, add your desired quantity of apple juice, blend it all together – and voilΓ !

3. And if you aren’t into the idea of strong shots at all, you can make some ginger tea. Again, peel your ginger root, slice it and boil it in water. Depending on the prefered intensity, let it simmer until it fits your taste. Let it cool a little and then sip joyfully πŸ™‚

xx love

Bubble-Bites…

Hi genies

Breakfast

Breakfast


Breakfast

Breakfast


I started the day off with a yummy smoothie made of almond milk, raspberries, strawberries, coconut water and oil, peanut butter, honey and a handful of spinach πŸ˜‰ And I also had some plain soy yoghurt and oatmeal flakes topped with chopped almonds, grapes, raisins, raspberries, a drizzle of honey and some cinnamon. I think breakfast is becoming my favourite meal of the day…I used to eat very little – if anything – in the mornings but now I actually go to bed excited for the next day’s breakfast! haha

Lunch

Lunch


Lunch was a fresh salad made with a mix of lettuce, feta cheese and half a red bell pepper dressed with a balsamic vinaigrette.

Dinner

Dinner


For dinner I had chicken/veggie stir-fry with a side of guacamole, which is a combination I never had before but I really enjoyed it.

xx love

Bubble-Bites…

Hi genies

Breakfast

Breakfast


This morning I had regular berry yoghurt (shocker, I know πŸ˜‰ ), topped with oatmeal, some almonds and pumpkin seeds.

Lunch

Lunch


For lunch I had an egg omelette with salmon. Full of protein and healthy fats, yumm!

Dinner

Dinner


And lastly, my dinner consisted of a home-made chicken stir fry with a side of basmati rice, usually I would make this with cauliflower rice, but I didn’t have any.

xx love