Extra sleep

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As my alarm sounded this morning, it was all I could do to open my eyes enough to turn it off. I then proceeded to roll over, pull the covers up around me, and drift back off to sleep. Knowing that Cooper needed walked, a workout needed to be completed, and the day was awaiting to be started, I opted for an additional hour of sleep instead. It felt good ๐Ÿ™‚

I have to admit though, I still rolled out of bed feeling tired and also a little guilty as I got a look from this guy..
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I gave him a little extra love and attention and promised that we would head to the park this evening. (I’m convinced that he understands me when I speak)

As far as breakfast was concerned, I was craving a nice, creamy smoothie. Lucky for me, I received a wonderful gift from Sunwarrior yesterday! Recently I did a post on Sunwarrior’s Supergreens and Sprouted Barley. So far I am loving their products and today solidified that feeling. I was sent samples of their vegan protein powder in chocolate, vanilla, and natural flavors. Naturally, chocolate was the first one I grabbed this morning.
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Into the blender it went, along with a frozen banana, a large handful of spinach, almond milk, and ice. A frozen banana is a must for me when it comes to making smoothies. They create a thick, creamy consistency that keeps me coming back for more smoothies on a daily basis. And who wouldn’t want chocolate for breakfast??
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Don’t let the green color fool you, the chocolate really showed through. For all you super chocolate lovers out there, feel free to add a spoonful of unsweetened cocoa powder into the blender to add more of a chocolate boost. What a great alternative even for those days where you are craving a cold, chocolately treat. Filling protein, fiber, and chocolate flavor without the sugar high and crash!

Thanks Sunwarrior! I can’t wait to try the other two flavors. Stay tuned, I’m sure that will happen over the next couple of days ๐Ÿ™‚

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