Is hopefully what will be happening on here over the next few days.
But first, I have been attempting to make my breakfasts a little more interesting. I was getting a little obsessed with an apple, Rude Health muesli and almond milk. It is yummy. But now the mornings are so dark, and a little cooler, I have been going back to porridge. Last year I mainly had porridge with raisins and cinnamon- cheap and easy to make, plus tasty. But I fancy branching out a little with my flavours! Operation pimp my porridge begins!
This morning I had autumn fruit porridge. I chopped up a pear, sprinkled on oats and poured on soya milk, then added some frozen blackberries. I left it in the fridge overnight and then cooked it this morning for 2.20 in the microwave. I added a teeny squirt of agave, but it was quite sweet anyway in the end. Scrumptious. And purple!
The other day I tried banana cocoa porridge- amazing! I mashed a banana with some cocoa powder, then added oats and almond milk, again left it overnight and cooked it in the morning. This was so good! The banana means it needs no sweetener added, and it was a lovely change from my norm. But very messy looking!
I also had the most enormous sandwich!
A whole apple (I like it cored and into rings like that- looks pretty)
See– it is as high as the jar of peanut butter! It was hard to eat I tell you!
Today was my first day antibiotic free! 🙂 🙂 Less time for making cupcakes haha!
After work I went out on a little experimental run. I did 2 miles, and took it easy. I felt OK, but even thought I went before I left, I needed the toilet when I got home- not sure if this is just psychological? As soon as I got home as well I sort of felt like I had some soreness, but then as soon as I sat down it went. So I think I might be imagining it? Anyway I am back to the doctors Friday so I am going to mention it then and see what they say.
I am so behind with marathon talk- the one I finished up today was from the 7th September! I need to get running again so I can catch up! (Andy did say “er, you do realise you can listen to them when you are not running” but it wouldn’t be the same!). And did you know they now do a parkrun podcast? I am way behind and they announced it on the show I listened to, so it has been going a few weeks by now!
Anyway, help me pimp my porridge- what can I add to make it different? What do you love to add to your porridge?