Many people think that to get in shape, they must hire an expensive professional trainer or invest in some really pricey gear. But everyone can enjoy a morning run on a regular basis. However, some people don’t run because they think it’s a complicated process! Fortunately a morning run is one of the easiest ways to stay fit and there are several DIY tips you can do to ensure an amazing run.
What does the ultimate morning routine look like for you? Is it a great workout or breakfast? Check out these 5 tips for creating the ultimate morning routine. Start the day off on your best foot! Read The Full Article
Looking for some healthy breakfasts? Who doesn’t love a great, delicious breakfast bowl to help energize your day and get you going… especially if it’s quick! Here is a warm, cozy breakfast with a bit of spring to top it off. Stir up an energy-packed bowl that includes protein, fiber, and healthy fat to help to keep your morning peppy and maybe even take you through the 10:30 am “I just need a little something” stage. This could be exactly what you need!
Breakfast Bowl Ingredients:
½ cup quinoa, rinsed and drained
1 ¼ cup unsweetened vanilla coconut milk
¼ teaspoon sea salt
6 strawberries, sliced
¼ cup unsweetened shredded coconut
⅔ cup almonds, chopped
2 tablespoons maple syrup, or warmed local raw honey
We got a really awesome treat for you today. This recipe is the ideal way to fuel up for your upcoming day. You can’t imagine how delicious this omega-3, fiber, and protein-packed breakfast is! It’s sweetened only with fiber-rich dates to give you a smooth start to your day. Sounds like an energy packed, healthy way to get your day started and help fill you up for the upcoming challenges ahead! Makes 8 servings.
Vanilla Chia Pudding Ingredients:
1 cup raw cashews, soaked 3 hours
4 cups filtered water
7 medjool dates, pitted
½ teaspoon sea salt
½ teaspoon cinnamon
2 tablespoons coconut butter, or unsweetened shredded coconut
1 tablespoon vanilla bean paste, or vanilla extract
We all know that we need to fill up properly in the morning to help us seize the day! It’s great to get the proper carbs and protein to help fill you up, keep you full, and help reduce your snacking throughout the day. This recipe could be exactly what the doctor ordered! This high protein, high fiber breakfast will anchor your appetite through the morning. Pop a few in a snack bag to tackle hunger pangs later in the day too.
We are definitely carnivorous here at DIY Active but we know there are many people out there who aren’t or who are looking for a healthier alternative now and then especially with a few studies depicting how processed meats can be harmful to our health. Well here’s a tasty alternative – tempeh bacon. Tempeh is a probiotic food which means it aids digestion, keeps your brain healthy, and helps to avoid disease. Sounds like a good substitute now and then!
“Eating healthy is too expensive!” “I don’t have time to eat breakfast!” Yada yada yada. We hear these excuses all the time (and probably used them as well) when it comes to skipping breakfast! This expert breaks down some amazing inexpensive breakfast recipes to help you fill up and start your day out right! The breakfast recipes are amazing! Read The Full Article
If you are snacking during the day you want it to be something that will keep your energy high and your blood sugar steady. These snack bars do that, plus you’ll get omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin A, calcium, and lauric acid from the coconut which increases the good cholesterol-HDL. Makes 12 snack bars.