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Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Breakfast Coffee Drink at Home {not Starbucks!}


Here is a way to achieve two goals: save money and be healthier {sorta}.

One thing all the diets agree on is that you have to eat breakfast.  Well how many of us don't because we have little hands getting into everything and little feet that require corralling?  Actually "eating" breakfast is something I have never been good at.  So...

What I do is mix Slimfast Protein Powder with 1 cup of milk as directed {except I use 2% not non-fat} shake it up, and then fill the rest of the bottle up with coffee.  Wallah!  You have a breakfast coffee drink that is healthier than any coffee drink from a store, and it has protein in it too.  What a win-win.  There are several different breakfast drink mixes out there, like Caranation Breakfast and others in the health food aisle.

You can also just do one or two packets of hot chocolate mix with milk if you are going to actually eat breakfast.  I do this on Saturdays when Mr. SD is fixing breakfast for me and the kiddos.  I love his breakfasts!

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  1. What a great idea. I will have to try it. I never have time for breakfast.

  2. ok, I am definitely trying this tomorrow with my slimfast shake...now I can have my slimfast and coffee all in one! Thank you so much for the great idea!!!

  3. What a good idea. And since I can't drink coffee black, this sounds so yummy!! Following you now. Found you at Give it to me Tara's blog hop! Would love a follow back :)



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