The most important (exciting) meal of the day

People always say ”breakfast is the most important meal of the day”, well, to me all of my meals are important, but breakfast is the most exciting one.
You know when you wake up after a really good nights sleep and you are really excited about breakfast – or, for me at least, excited even the night before!

A lot of people eat the same breakfast for years and years, because they don’t know what else to eat.
Yesterday I heard about a woman that has been eating smoothies for breakfast for 30 years, and that’s fine, as long as you alter what’s in them. – You know, variety to get all the beautiful little nutrients that your body needs.
I didn’t use to be a smoothie girl, but recently I’ve started to have this loving relationship with them. You can put anything in there and it’s easy and taste amaaazing (most of the time, if you know what you’re doing. Which I do not, but sometimes I will succeed and kick ass at the same time).

But some mornings I just want something else to fill me up and get me ready for the day.
Here is an easy and not too time consuming recipe that you might want to try out before you eat that yogurt with added sugar, which, to be honest, you eat more frequently then you’d like to admit. And no shame in that, that used to be me.

Chocolate protein overnight-oats:
1/2 cup of oats (or buckwheat, for those who’s got a stomach that can’t handle oats)
1 tsp flax seeds
1 tsp raw cacao (the amazing stuff)
1/2 scoop of protein powder (I use pea protein because that suits well with my stomach, but try whatever feels best for you)
1 cup of whatever milk you’d like: Coconut, almond, oats, cow’s, rice. (might need more to make it as moshie (Warning! Made up word here) as you want it to be)
Leave in a bowl/container overnight.

Flax seeds – They are the bomb! They are a rich source of Omega-3, which is great to know if you don’t eat fish. It is also a rich source of phytochemicals (also known as phytonutrients), especially lignans. This mean that it acts as an antioxidant and may prevent the spread of some cancers and also assist in lowering blood pressure, among other amazing stuff phytonutrients do.
Flax seeds are also high in fibre – and I eat them either soaked over night or grounded so they do their best work in the stomach (other wise they will possibly come out whole on the other end!).

Toppings of your choice:
– Honey
– Granola
– Fruit
– Berries
– Nut butters
– Coconut
– Cinnamon

I usually do different types of fruit or berries, maybe a little peanut butter, some seeds or nuts that I prefer.
In the picture I have used mango (because they have it in Sweden too!!!), chia seeds and hemp seeds (great source of protein).

 

Until next time,
Penny

Manifesting May

Another month has passed, and it went damn quickly. It’s been about a month and half since I got back to Sweden and it feels like I’m just waiting for life to take a hold of me and drag me into presence again.

Being a full moon and all last night I felt the urge this morning to manifest the month ahead of me (anyone else that forgot to cleanse their crystals last night? Always such a disappointment when I wake up and realize this).
I don’t manifest the life I want often enough so it was needed to make me feel like I was heading somewhere instead of just sitting in the same spot, metaphorically (yes, I may have moved my ass from the comfortable couch to a chair at a desk instead, because let’s face it – posture is important).

I had to think long and hard at this one actually, don’t know if that’s a good or a bad thing? I didn’t have a clear mind of where I wanted to go or what I wanted.
So in entered my beloved essential oils:
I used ylang ylang for relaxation and calming and wild orange because it’s uplifting for the mind – this one is also my favorite because it smells divine.
I use one drop of each with a carrier oil and massage the blend onto the bottom of my feet, my hands, and also around my neck, up towards the ears.

My two cards for the month were peace and communication.

And my Manifestations for May:
– I will get my Canadian visa during the first week of May (I’ve been waiting for 6 weeks now, it’s bound to be my turn soon!)
– I will get a job before the end of the month
– I will practice CCC (crystal clear communication*) in all my relationships
– I will find peace and joy in life before the end of the month

So what are you manifesting this month?

* For more information check out this link.