In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, I’ve decided to go green… with SPINACH that is! 😉
This morning I got up at 5:00 a.m. Figures, I never can sleep in, even on weekends my body wakes up early. It doesn’t matter what time I go to bed, it wakes me up the usual weekday time. Ugh. I decided to make the best of it, so thought I’d go get some cardio in this morning before bootcamp. I needed some extra energy so I made my FAVORITE shake!
I absolutely love Shakeology; the chocolate version! 🙂 For my morning shakes, I use:
half scoop Shakeology
half cup of almond milk
hand full of spinach
about 5 ice cubes
Ta da! You have a delicious green, healthy shake!
I went to the fitness center and did 35 mins of elliptical. It felt good to “sweat it out” this morning! I’m hoping I can sweat out my sick germs. Ya think?? So 5.85 miles, and 350 burned calories later… I was hungry for something substantial. I turned to my “go to” protein pancake recipe. This recipe is also SUPER easy. And this morning, I added a ‘green twist.’ That’s right… you guessed it, Spinach!!
Green Protein Pancakes:
1/3 cup gluten-free oats
1/3 cup cottage cheese
4 egg whites
1/8 tsp vanilla extract
handful of spinach
Throw all the ingredients in a blender, and blend on medium. Pour in your skillet and you are good to go. This recipe makes 4-5 pancakes.
Great way to start a beautiful, St. Patty’s Day morning! What could make it any better?
Had to come to Starbucks of course. What is a Saturday morning without the usual trip to the coffee shop! 😉
Now, to get some reading in before bootcamp!
Enjoy your Saturday!
Questions of the morning:
Do you actually care about St. Patrick’s Day, and if you do… what are you doing to celebrate?
What is your favorite spinach recipe?