Hello my lovelies! How was everyone’s Sunday?? I can’t tell you how excited I am for today to be here! Guess what…..? You know how I’ve been little by little redecorating and arranging my upstairs? Well, the best, well, first piece of new furniture is coming today! Wooooohooooo. My gorgeous new bed! Ahhhhhh. Ok, we’ll go into that in a bit… First, I wanna share I little morning joy with y’all… Lately, I’ve been loving eating protein cake in the morning, total gymrat food. You know how I love my sweets, but can’t consume real chocolate cake on a regular for breakfast ( I’d be a house), so this does the job for me;)
CHOCOLATE LAVA PROTEIN CAKE
(Adapted from @tastyhealth)
2 scoop chocolate About Time protein
1 tbsp cocoa
2 egg white 1 tsp baking powder
4 tsp coconut flour
2 tbsp greek yogurt
1 1/2 tbsp stevia (granulated)
6 tbsp unsweetened vanilla almond milk
These are her exact DIRECTIONS:
Mix everything and put in a mug/bowl. Cover with plastic wrap and put in the microwave for 45 sec up to 1.5 min depending on how runny you want it. Don’t overcook though! You might have to stop after 45 sec and then go in 10 sec intervals to prevent it from overflowing
This was awesome! This microwave method cooks thing very fast, so please be mindful of over cooking, as it can become very dry. It took me a couple tries to perfect it.:)
I whipped up some vanilla topping with:
2 tbsp 0% Greek yogurt
2 tbsp unsweetened vanilla almond milk. ( I use this ishhhh for everything)
Couple drops vanilla extract
4 drops stevia
And sprinkled with unsweetened cacao powder.
Listen, is honestly EASY.
My parents were coming over at 10:30 am to come help with the bedroom, so I had to dash to gym ASAP.
I took my liquid L CARNITINE
Filled my blender bottle with three scoops of MRM bacc+ g and filled with water.
LA FITNESS… Here I come.
Sad I wasn’t able to make it to my Sunday yoga flow class at Rising Lotus, but….my workout was SICK! I was in the mode today. Not too busy at the gym this morning, so no waits for any machines. Stoked.
Here was the circuit:
30 minutely treadmill.
Here’s the breakdown:
0-3 min- warm up walk @ 3.8
Then run 2.5 miles @ 6.7
Then 1 mile intervals of 10.0 for 30 seconds> 30 seconds rest.
Total 3.5 miles.
15 minutes on stepper (stair master) on FAT BURNER MODE> LEVEL 7
THAT WAS A KILLER 45 MINUTE CARDIO SESH!
Strength training included:
3 x 10 reps dead lift with 50 lb bar
3 x 10 reps back row
3 x 12 reps lower back raises holding a 10 lb weight
3 x 10 reps hanging knee lifts
15 leg raises (laying down)
25 crunches (knees at tabletop)
15 stability ball crunches
1 min plank
Check out today’s burn!
On target for the week:)
post workout VANILLA-KALE-BERRY protein shake:
I packet About Time vanilla protein
5 drops stevia
2 tbsp 0% Greek yogurt
1/2 cup frozen blackberries
1/2 cup frozen chopped kale ( trader joes)
1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk
1/2 cup water
Couple drops vanilla extract
1 tsp bee pollen
1 probiotic pill ( opened and added to blender)
Threw it all in my vitamix, and topped with a sprinkle of chia seeds. Sooooo delicious!
Yeayyyyyy! Ok so the time has come! Mom and dad came to the rescue! Love that my folks are close by, and that dad loves “projects”!
So, my little full size bed will be outta here and donated to a great friend who’s moving down the street. Glad it’s going to a good home:) aweeeeeeee! I’ve had this frame since like 19 years old. Omg. Byeeeeeeee lil baby! It’s been a good 11 years with ya. Time to upgrade….
Grown woman bed! Haha.
Bless my pops. He’s going to town on this puppy! This shit was not easy to get up stairs. So heavy. Upgraded to a queen:). I don’t need no KING, what the hell am I gonna do with that… I don’t think so….
Willy’s already posted up…. I’ve missed this little boooger! He’s been with my folks all week, cuz I was super busy, annndddddd I needed a break, he was driving me crazy with his anxiety! I’m glad he’s home:) tomorrow, I’m actually looking into doggy daycare, for the days the dog walker doesn’t come during the workweek. I’m thinking he needs to socialize with other dogs more.
Dad puttin in WERRRRK! Oh, btw… Did I mention that I have yet to receive my new mattress? ….yeah. I’ll be sleeping on the couch till Sunday. Sexy.
I also bought some side tables, which I will be returning…. Changed my mind. Ugh that happens wayyyy to often. Saw some realllllly cute, rustic ones at urban home, so we’ll see.
Time to break for lunch! All that hard work I put in, has got me hungry! Lol. ( thanks ma & pa) we went to a local restaurant and had some delicious food! Mom and I shared stuffed mushrooms, a salmon Niçoise salad ( a couple pieces of French bread;) and shared a flour less chocolate cake for dessert. Woooowwwwwsa. Naughty but not that naughty;)
I went to San Francisco in October, and purchased this awesome photograph and didn’t get it framed till December, and waited even longer to hang it up. Finally! Isn’t it awesome;) Even though I can’t show you the finished upstairs…. Downstairs isn’t lookin too shabby:)
Oh and BTW U.S. government…. Thanks for sending me my new ID & passport with the MOST hideous pictures of myself I have ever seen. Just recieved them in the mail. Sooo f%*king pissed! Lol
Ok, that is all for now…except that I forgot to tell you…I’m signing up for my next 10k..deletes to come! Who will join me!?