Is a shake really the only option for breakfast? I don't find it appealing.

  • 2 votes
    andysmith  over 1 year ago by: andysmith

    Sure, there are other options. You can basically do any food that doesn't have the "Evil 6". You can do eggs, fruit, veggies, other meats - basically the things that you eat for lunch/dinner are fine too. Some people eat leftovers of dinner the night before. However things like bagels, toast, cereal, pancakes - those are off limits.

    The reason I typically do a shake is because it is fast and easy - and I know that I am getting good nutrition. This morning I woke up, walked to the kitchen, had a full glass of water, and then mixed almond milk, ice, frozen strawberries, and Vanilla Fuel. 1 minute later I'm having breakfast that I know is good for me.

    • majlife
      majlife over 1 year ago

      Can we really do eggs? I didn't think eggs were on the approved list.

    • tukapa1
      tukapa1 over 1 year ago

      I thought bananas were definitely off (the first phase at least). I've been having eggs - great protein source.

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    scamp07  over 1 year ago by: scamp07

    I've found if you can find the right concoction that protein shakes can be very appealing. Mine now is a scoop of powder, 3 parts water-1 part lite apple juice, a banana and some frozen strawberries. Every so often I'll get some blueberries to put in also.
    It took me a while to get to that recipe. I tried the different flavored powders but didn't like them. Now, I stick with vanilla and add different fruits. The apple juice helps a lot with the powder after taste.

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    Cynfully_Cute  over 1 year ago by: Cynfully_Cute

    I like to mix my protein with almond milk then eat my fruit instead of blending it... same amounts of everything but my brain feels like I got to eat something ;)

    • rhaden
      rhaden over 1 year ago

      That is a great point -- I think my brain has the same feeling.

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