We tell ourselves this lie so often that we’re actually starting to believe it! Trust me, I’ve used this excuse myself…plenty of times!
Look, I know it’s not always easy to make yourself a priority— especially if you’re holding down a full-time job AND raising a family. BUT…that’s precisely the reason why you should prioritize YOU. It all goes back to the flight attendant’s message upon takeoff “be sure to secure your own mask before assisting others.” If you are not well, how do you expect to bring all of you to your family?
Are you lying to yourself? Watch my latest video to find out!
3 Quick & Healthy Breakfast Plans
Good Greens Smoothie
8 oz. plain skim, soy or almond milk
1 Tbsp. natural unsweetened cocoa
1 Tbsp. chia seeds
1/2 scoop RAW protein powder or 1/4 cup plain non-fat Greek yogurt
1/4 of a ripe yet firm avocado
1 big handful of kale or spinach
1 cup frozen blueberries
Add milk, cocoa, chia seeds and protein powder to blender and blend. Add rest of ingredients and blend until smooth!
Peanut Butter & Banana Toast
2 slices Ezekiel 4:9 Sprouted Whole Grain Bread
1 Tbsp. natural peanut or almond butter (ingredients list should show only nuts and maybe salt)
1 large banana, sliced into coins
Toast bread and spread with nut butter. Top with banana coins.
Apple Pie Oatmeal Bowl
1/2 cup dry oats
6-8 oz. water (for thinner consistency, use more water)
1 small apple, diced with skins on
2 Tbsp. chopped almonds, walnuts or pecans
Add oats, water and apple to microwave-safe bowl. Heat on high for 90 seconds. Remove from microwave and stir in nuts. Sprinkle with dash of cinnamon.
Tip: If you eat breakfast at work, assemble all ingredients in a ziplock bag then just dump in a bowl and microwave when you get there!