Eat Well – #LiveIntentionally

Day 3 of How to #LiveIntentionally for the year of 2k16!

Kale

As January focus is all about Wellness and the first week is about Mental Health. As stated before, breaking it down in bit size chunks allows us to be successful in learning to #LiveIntentionally

Fit girl eating healthy

Did you know “foods that sustain – rather than spike – blood sugar levels keep your energy and vitality going throughout the day. Avoid “empty” calories from foods that contain refined sugars (like soda or desserts) and choose snacks with lean proteins and healthy fats (like avocado, nuts, or fish). ”

When we are focussing on mental health, kicking the sugar and increasing sustainability foods like lean proteins, grains, fruits and leafy greens will boost brain power, reduce anxiety, assist with insomnia and even reduce depression.

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kale eggs

If you are an on the go fashionista, workaholic, or even travel for work, there are many great options to eat healthy on the go. Check out greatist for more tips on how to incorporate eating well in a busy life.

Remember, if you start your day off with healthy eating, it will be easier to sustain throughout the day.  And if you plan out your meals for the week, it would be even easier to grab and go!

breakfast

The above recipe is found on guuky and it’s great!

This recipe is super easy and packed with tasty ingredients vital for healthy looking skin. Make them the night before and have a quick, healthy breakfast on go.

OVERNIGHT BREAKFAST – Oatmeal Creations

INGREDIENTS:

* 1 container (6 oz) greek yogurt, any flavor

* 1/4 cup uncooked old-fashioned or quick-cooking oats

* 1/4 cup fruit (see ideas below)

Instructions: In container with tight-fitting cover, mix yogurt and uncooked oats. Stir in desired fruit. Cover; refrigerate at least 8 hours but no longer than 3 days before eating.

Fruit suggestions (1/4 cup):

raspberries, mandarin orange segments, pineapple pieces, diced kiwifruit, blueberries, sliced grapes.

But remember this… “So, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.” 1 Cor. 10:31 as well as

“Do you not know that your bodies are temples of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God? You are not your own” 1 Cor. 6.19

#LiveIntentionally

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