3 ways to keep your breakfast resolution in check
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3 ways to keep your breakfast resolution in check

 

 

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Disclaimer: I’m a proud spokesperson for Meta and was compensated to write this post. 

I’m a huge fan of YouTube.

It’s common to find me on YouTube either laughing at movie outtakes or crying at dog rescue videos.  I might be  singing out loud to the Alicia Keys station or learning about an unbelievable idea on the Ted Talk channel.

But more often than not, you’ll find me searching for how-to cooking hacks or recipe technique examples. I look for at-home workouts and ways to get organized, motivated and inspired. (Yep, it’s all there!)  I guess you could say I use YouTube to help me meet my health and wellness goals.

 So when my friends at Meta sent me this YouTube link to the Broken Resolution Blues video, I clicked it immediately.


 

It’s a funny take on what happens when we start the year with good intentions but somehow go awry….hummmm…..sound familiar? (I love the part when the guy offers the musician a bit of pizza)

Did you know that studies show that 35% of people who start the year with resolutions/goals wind up breaking them by the end of January (NOW!), and only 23% of those folks see it through to completion. (link to study)

Listen, I don’t want you to become a statistic.

So, how do those of us who set resolutions and goals actually keep them?

Keep. It. Simple.

 Let’s start with a goal I know many are shooting for this year. Breakfast.

 Hands down, one of the easiest ways to get a healthy breakfast in is by utilizing the very versatile, very popular and very user-friendly smoothie.

 

There’s no question that some smoothies are healthier than others. But, in general, it’s simple to make a healthy, filling, nutritious shake first thing in the morning. The trick is to have the ingredients ON HAND every day…which means you might have to do just a bit of meal planning AND get yourself to the store.

 

If you’re asking yourself “how do I build the perfect smoothie?” don’t worry. I’ve got you covered.  

Build a perfect smoothie

 

Looks pretty darn good, right? Well, I’ve got another healthy tip for you.

In need of more fiber? The recommended amount of fiber is 25-35 grams per day for adults —we’re only consuming about half that amount.  The simplest way to boost your fiber intake is by adding Metamucil to your morning smoothies. Metamucil helps you feel less hungry between meals* as well as helps to promote and maintain digestive health.* 

Meta Strawberry kiwi sipper

 

Here’s the takeaway on keeping your breakfast resolution:

  1. Keep it simple
  2. Have smoothie ingredients on hand
  3. Add Metamucil to increase fiber in your diet

Three steps. That’s it! All doable and all for your health and the health of your family.

Remember that video up top? Check out Metamucil’s Facebook page and share your Broken Resolution…you might get a video of your own!

 
*This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.  This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
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  • Sonali- The Foodie Physician
    Posted at 11:16h, 27 January Reply

    Breakfast really is the most important meal of the day, so I think this is such a great post! I love the look of that avocado smoothie- so yummy!

    • Robin
      Posted at 11:20h, 27 January Reply

      Agreed! Yes, the avocado smoothie pic is amazing! Kyle at @immaeatthatblog is SO talented! Thanks for stopping by!

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