lava flow

I don’t know what happens some morning….but today my oatmeal was PERfection.  It’s always good.  But this was beyond good.  Sometimes I think it’s weird how much I talk about oatmeal…but come over and I’ll make you a bowl + then you’ll get it.

Peanut Butter + Coconut Butter melted lava flow

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OH MY OATS:

  • 1/3c oats
  • 1c almond milk
  • 1/2T chia seeds
  • 1/2 banana
  • 1/2t cinnamon
  • vanilla splash

Topped with:

  • 1T pnut butter + 1t coconut butter, melted
  • 1t Heather’s jam
  • other 1/2 of the banana
  • about 2T BRM coconut granola

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It filled me up…but was so good I considered making another bowl.  I think I really liked the banana on top.  I also liked melting the pnut butter over top with the coconut butter.  I usually use 1/2 water 1/2 almond milk but today I used all almond milk. 

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I had a pretty low-key day.  I finished up my THIRD article..wahoo!!  Check it out and let me know your thoughts!

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Lunch was about as delicious as my oats. 

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Romaine + ~1/2 avocado + leftover steamed broccoli + 2 mini sweet peppers + herb roasted garlic + homemade balsamic vin.

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Chocolate Coconut Monster!!!! This was SO delicious…probably one of my favorite ever!

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Chocolate Coconut Monster:

  • handful of ice
  • ~1/2c coconut kefir
  • 1 scoop chocolate Amazing Grass
  • 1/2T unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1t coconut butter
  • 1-2T unsweetened coconut flakes
  • 2T avocado

The avocado made this insanely thick and creamy and you couldn’t taste it at all.  Love love love.

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I was feeling a bit sluggish…a little cloudy in my head.  This smoothie really helped perk me up..for real!!  I went to the gym, awhile after lunch, and rode the stationary bike for 45min.  I had the new issue of Real Simple, which kept me busy and I read another 20 pages in the book Born To Run. 

Tomorrow morning I’m meeting with my friend Lauren and going to the farmer’s market.  Super excited about that!!  More tomorrow :) 

~Ashley