Delicious Morning

Good Morning! I’m happy to report that I actually did go to bed around 11pm last night and slept until a few minutes after 8. The sleeping until after 8 was unintentional, but I was proud of getting myself in bed early and clearly I needed the sleep. I’m feeling really refreshed and well rested today which is definitely a good way to approach the day. Plus, its Thursday, which means tomorrow is Friday aka start of the weekend!

Today’s breakfast was not too shabby, either. I threw together ingredients for one of Gina’s breakfast cookies last night and it turned out fabulous.

Into the mix went:

  • 1/3 cup rolled oats
  • 1/2 scoop protein powder
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds
  • 1 tbsp almond butter
  • 2 tbsp light soy milk

What made this breakfast cookie so special was the mix-ins!

  • 1 tbsp unsweetened coconut flakes
  • 1 tbsp dark chocolate chunks
  • 5 dried strawberries, rough chopped

Presenting… The Chocolate Coconut Breakfast Cookie with Strawberries!

Ohhhh man was this good. I actually leave it in the fridge uncovered overnight because I think it dries it out a bit more and makes it more cookie like. I could pick pieces of this off the plate rather than having to spoon it up (obviously because I’m classy like that ;)). I looove this combo. Plus, if the chia seeds work the same as they did yesterday, I will be full for hours.

I also made an iced green tea to have with my breakfast cookie.

This is just as good as the ones at Starbucks and so much cheaper. I just did 2 green tea bags in a cup of hot water for 5 minutes, and then poured it over ice. Such a nice pick-me-up in the morning!

We have a team lunch today at Teaism because its our interns last day! Should be fun and this time I don’t have to shy away from snapping some pictures.

Have an awesome Tuesday!!

0 comment on Delicious Morning

  1. Elina
    May 6, 2010 at 10:14 am (10 years ago)

    I’ve had “prep a breakfast cookie” on my to-do list for the past 2 weeks and I still haven’t gotten around to it. Maybe today will be the day. Yours sure looks delicious 🙂

    • Beth
      May 6, 2010 at 10:20 am (10 years ago)

      They really were – – just do it!! I actually made one the morning of a few weeks ago and let it sit for about an hour and it was really good, so thats always an option, too!

  2. Jocelyn @ Peace.Love.Nutrition
    May 6, 2010 at 11:17 am (10 years ago)

    I would LOVE to go to bed that early. I tend to stay up tiill 1 for no reason sometimes. Such a good idea with the homemade tea. I spend so much money on tea!

  3. ivie
    May 6, 2010 at 11:21 am (10 years ago)

    You were so excited about it being Thursday and then you signed off your blog with a Tuesday…..I hope you have a good Thursday.
    BTW – that cookie looks great, I really need to try something like it!

    • Beth
      May 6, 2010 at 11:21 am (10 years ago)

      haha oops!! and definitely do try the breakfast cookie – they are amazing!

  4. Leah
    May 6, 2010 at 11:22 am (10 years ago)

    Teaism is my favorite place in DC. SO JEALOUS!!!!

    May 6, 2010 at 1:05 pm (10 years ago)

    i love that cookie!!! i need to make something like this soon! im bookmarking for sure. especially since u sold me with tthe choc chunks!

  6. runnerforever
    May 6, 2010 at 1:36 pm (10 years ago)

    I can’t believe that I have never made a breakfast cookie! And with my love of cookies, man I need to get on this ASAP!

  7. Ang
    May 6, 2010 at 2:48 pm (10 years ago)

    That’s the best looking breakfast cookie I’ve seen yet!

    That tea place looks amazing. I can’t wait to get back to D.C. soon!

  8. Sarena (The Non Dairy Queen)
    May 6, 2010 at 4:53 pm (10 years ago)

    I need to get some chia seeds! I have really been in to the iced tea lately too. I had an iced green tea at Starbucks this weekend. It was so tasty! I agree, it is so much cheaper at home!

  9. Amy @ Second City Randomness
    May 6, 2010 at 6:27 pm (10 years ago)

    I went through a breakfast cookie phase- they’re sooooo addicting! A perfect little touch of sweetness in the morning! 🙂

  10. Nicole
    May 6, 2010 at 11:46 pm (10 years ago)

    Gosh that breakfast cookie looks fantasic! You may just get me to making one of them – I see ’em all over blog land and they seem so perfect!


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