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Aging and My Mid-Life Crisis

I can't believe that I am now 40. It sounds SO OLD. But I don't feel like I should be THAT old. Its depressing. I think I'm having a harder time accepting this then I did for when I turned 30.

It's scary. To be frank and a little macabre, you have to start planning for end of life stuff. There is a lot I have yet to do with my life. But to be planning old people stuff, its scary.

How much longer am I going to live? How can I do this the healthiest that I possibly can? Should I buy life insurance for my other half and I? How can I increase our retirement savings. (Going on a cruise a couple times a year is not helping with that savings.) At what age should I sign up for AARP?

I had one friend die of Pancreatic cancer this past year. It hit him hard and sadly fast. I had another friend in November pass due to complications with pneumonia and his diabetes. I seen him in the store a week or two before he passed and he was out of it. I googled both their names when I did n…

Pro-Oat Pancakes - Clean Eats!

I have been trying my hardest to eat clean. I did well in January, gave myself some slack a couple of times in February because of Valentine's Day and the BF's birthday. But I am back on the clean eats wagon this March.

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I just found the Walden Farms product line. It is sugar free, carb free, and calorie free. I started out with a salad dressing, then added the chocolate and marshmallow dips, and jelly's. This has changed my clean eating life and my noms have been delightful to eat!

I have been trying different recipes that I have finding online for protein this and that. I really get tired of egg whites and spinach for brekky every freaking morning.

I made Pro-Oat Pancakes. These are really, really good! This is a take on EatPrayWeights recipe that she posted. They look and taste like normal pancakes but full of health!

I nommed this!

Recipe for Pro-Oat Pancakes
Serving: 3 medium pancakes
1/3 cup oat flour 
1tbsp vanilla whey Slap protein powder. (You can get it here!) 
1/4tsp cinnamon
2 Tbsp ground flax
1/2 tsp baking powder  
2tbsp greek yogurt (I used blueberry Oikios because that is what I had in the fridge) 
1/2 cup egg whites
1/4 cup blueberries

Mix dry ingredients and then add wet. Cook on low-medium heat in coconut oil. Nom with your favorite toppings. I used Walden Farms blueberry spread because I didn't have blueberry syrup! 

 What is your favorite clean recipe with protein powder?


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