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My #OneChange with #VegaOne


I don't care how confident you are in yourself, there's usually at least #OneChange you'd make to better yourself.  I mentioned in my running group yesterday, that the older I get, the less I care what others think (okay, so maybe I used more descriptive words).  The point is, I'm pretty happy with who I am, how I look, and where I am in life.  But that definitely does not mean that I do not have things about myself that I'd like to work on.  For example, I am chronically late.  Because of my lateness, I often find myself skipping breakfast, especially on work days.  Then before I know it, it's after noon and I've barely eaten a thing all day!  The headache sets in, and I know I'm in trouble.  I'd venture to guess that some of you are nodding your heads on that whole breakfast skipping thing.  

Am I right?

I am a working Mommy, and I need convenience without all the sugary, processed junk.



When it comes to protein shakes, I'm pretty particular.  I scour the labels to make sure there are not crazy chemical names that even my pharmacist brain can not comprehend (friendly PSA:  all those proprietary blends in other supplements are not tested by the FDA so please be careful!).  Obviously taste is important, and I want there to be some nutritional value as well.  

Well my friends, Vega One fits the bill to all my demands.  

The ingredients contain nothing that I am unfamiliar with, nor do they contain anything that I wouldn't ingest by itself.  See for yourself, looks pretty clean to me:


Looking for nutritional value?  Vega One has it all!  High protein, fiber, and probiotics for GI health are all a part of the shake.  Not to mention Omega-3's to help fight inflammation, greens, and antioxidants.  

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As for the taste, the French Vanilla is pretty fabulous.  I love to throw a packet and my mixer cup in my purse on the way out the door. 

When I get to work, I simply mix the powder with about 8 ounces of Almond-Coconut Milk for a nutrient dense breakfast.  I've also mixed Vega One alone with water and it tastes pretty fantastic like that too. 

 

I also created a pretty awesome protein packed smoothie with my Vega One mix, and I am super excited to share the recipe with y'all!  But first a little background...as some of you may know, I live in Memphis, Tennessee, home to Graceland, the former residence of Elvis Presley.  It's pretty common knowledge that Elvis' favorite sandwich was a fried peanut butter and banana sandwich.  Well, I'm happy to present to you, the Green Elvis Smoothie:


Green Elvis Smoothie:

Ingredients:
1 Frozen Banana
1/2 Cup Frozen Spinach
2 Tablespoonsful PB2
8-12 ounces Almond Coconut Milk (depending on desired thickness)
Dash of Cinnamon

Directions:
Blend all ingredients until smooth.  Add milk as needed for desired thickness.  Enjoy!

Thanks to the convenience of Vega One, I think my #OneChange is pretty simple to achieve.  No more breakfast skipping for this Mommy.  Now, if only it could help me in getting places on time.


What #OneChange would you make for yourself this year?

Disclaimer:  I was provided samples of Vega One Nutritional Shake as part of the #OneChange campaign in conjunction with Sweat Pink.  All opinions, as always, are my own.  Images are from myvega.com.

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