A SHOUTOUT and Egg White Oats

I just wanted to give a shoutout to all the mother runners out there who run with their kiddos!!

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Stroller running is NO JOKE. My legs were aching after 2km and my pace was at least 45 seconds slower/km than my goal pace. Let me just say that this run was a lot slower than I would have liked, but I definitely got in an extra leg workout – that’s for sure. So all the mamas that run with the extra (what seems like) million pounds of child and stroller, you are rock stars! I cannot even imagine a long run… Phew.

I ran this morning with the little munchkin because my plan calls for 6 miles at moderate pace, but I knew I wouldn’t have that much time after work. I decided to split up my run. I did 5km (3.10miles) at 6:15 pace and after work I will finish off the 2.9 miles and head over to a Power Yoga class before dinner with Terry and a little party tonight – yippee!

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I have been meaning to post this recipe for a loooong time so HERE IT IS, Egg White Oats is probably the weirdest breakfast ever, but I swear by it and eat it usually 6/7 days a week. I love it because it is packed with nutrients and keeps me full for hours.

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Egg White Oats (1 serving)

What You’ll Need:

1/2 cup of oats

1/4 cup egg whites

I cook my oats with 1/2 cup of water in the microwave for 2 minutes.

Add egg whites, microwave for 30 seconds.

Remove, whisk and microwave for another 30 seconds.

And voila!

NOW, you can add all the extras your heart desires. When I remove the bowl after microwaving the egg whites for the first 30 seconds, I add 1 tablespoon of peanut butter for flavour.

After it is all cooked up, I usually add about 1/3 cup of unsweetened vanilla almond milk to make it more creamy.

I also add 1 tablespoon of chia seeds and 1 tablespoon of hemp hearts. Lastly, I always cut up a banana on top – because every breakfast needs a banana!

Other add-in ideas:

-cook your oats with fresh brewed coffee instead of water

-flax seeds

-mixed nuts

-granola or dry cereal

-berries (fresh or frozen)

– cocoa powder (add in when you add the peanut butter to make it extra yummy)

The possibilities are endless! And with all the protein and fibre in this meal, I am always full until lunch. Yum!

And no, they do not taste like eggs at all, I promise:)

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What is your go-to breakfast?

Have you ever run with a stroller?

How do you feel about splitting up longer runs?

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