Barbell Workout and Ice Cream & Waffles for Breakfast

Hey Readers

It’s a start to a new week and time to get back in the regular routine. Getting back into  the regular flow however doesn’t always have to be boring…

I had yet another sleepless night with my brain going 100 km/h nonstop. To cure my  zombiness this morning, I figured why not shake things up and have ice cream for breakfast! Yup…you heard me. Ice cream is the ultimate cure for anything!! This morning for breakfast I made myself some delicious vanilla protein waffles accompanied by a generous sweet and smooth scoop of mango ice cream. The best part is it that is was so good for you too, packed with more protein, fiber, and vitamins than any average waffle…never mind the ice cream! Here’s the recipe posted below.

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Buttermilk Protein Waffles

Yield: 4 Servings          Difficulty: Easy          Time: 15-20 min

Ingredients:

1 cup Oat flour

1/4 cup milled flaxseed

2 Scoops protein powder

pinch of Salt

1 tsp cinnamon

1 tsp Baking powder

1/2 tsp Baking soda

1 tbsp Truvia 

1 tbsp coconut oil, melted

1 cup milk + 1 tbsp lemon juice (I used soy)

1 egg + 1 egg white

Directions

Preheat Waffle Iron

Mix together first seven ingredients in a large bowl.

In a smaller bowl whisk together buttermilk, Truvia, egg, and coconut oil.

Gradually mix wet ingredient mixture into flour mixture until texture is lumpy.

Add mixture to waffle iron, and follow manufacturers directions

DSC_5780Super Delicious and Simple Mango Ice Cream and Strawberry Coulis

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Yield: 4 servings          Difficulty: Easy           Time: 10-15 min

For Coulis:

Heat 1/2 cup of water, 2 Tbsp of Truvia and 1  1/2 cups of sliced strawberries in a saucepan. Bring to boil and then reduce heat.  simmer for about 5-10 minutes until fruit is soft. Add in 2 tsp Vanilla. Let cool for a few minutes and puree contents.

For Ice Cream:

Combine 1 cup plain greek yogurt, 1 cup frozen mango, 1 frozen banana, and 1 tbsp of chia seeds in a food processor.

Mix until creamy texture is formed.

Enjoy!!

Today I am also posting my lower body strength training I do twice a week, modified so you would only need one piece of equipment: a barbell. It is a killer workout, super quick and the best part is that since I started doing it, I have noticed substantially more muscle tone in my glute, quad, and calf muscles.

barbell booty workout

Have A Wonderful Week

xoxoxo

Maddi

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