This weeks challenge may take a little more planning for you! They say that breakfast in the most important meal of the day. It is also proven that breakfast eaters tend to weigh less and be healthier than non-breakfast eaters.
Wednesday Wellness Week #2: Take 10 minutes to sit at your kitchen table and eat breakfast. No eating in the car, or at work, just sit for a few minutes, eat, and collect your thoughts.
I don't need you to make pancakes or omlettes each morning, to complete this task. A simple bowl of Cheerios, or a piece of toast with peanut butter, and a glass of orange juice will do. As a matter of fact, it's easier on your digestive system to start the day with some light carbs (like Oatmeal).
If you are like me- I am out the door within an hour of my alarm clock going off, so there's not much time for breakfast. But taking the time to sit down, eat and enjoy it, helps set the pace of the day. It may be the last 10 minutes of peace you have before the craziness begins! I use it as a time to plan my day, and
Hint: If you've never tried steel cut oatmeal, give it a shot! It's more substantial than instant oatmeal, however it does take 20 minutes or so on the stovetop. I've learned to make a batch of it on Sunday night, and re-heat it with a little extra milk in the morning. It's quick, healthy and tastes great!