I want to hold you so close next to my heart, you’re my soul mate, the soul that completes mine… You’re my love, my first love, and you’ll forever be my love. I want to hug you to tight that I merge into you, when we merge, the epitome of love emerges out of us, like the light of the sun shining so bright, that no one can can go through, that showers people and the vegetation with life, that flourishes everything around it. Our bond so strong that I use all my might and power to protect you, because you’re a part of me, a part of my skin that completes me. A part of my heart that completes me. A part of my soul, because when I met you, I knew you, I felt you. Instantly. Did I know you from before? Before I came to being? You’re my light that made me fall in love with myself at a time I didn’t know who I was. Not because you loved me, but because you made me feel like I’m a bearer of life. You made me realise my strength, my passion, and that I could hold life within me. You made me realise the endless ocean that’s inside me, moving with such density, that holds all the feelings inside me. You held me, opened me up so I could cry out that ocean.
This is only an estimate of what this smoothie can provide, 1461 calories, and 47 grams of protein (woah!) It’s great for people who want to increase their daily calories, perhaps gain weight, or those who do body-building. You can really alter the ingredients, depending on your preferences (but this may alter the calorie and protein intake). You can also add protein powder, or more fruits for extra protein and quick carbohydrates. However, if you’re looking to significantly increase your protein intake, make sure you eat protein with every meal (around 20-30 grams of protein) because your body cannot actually absorb a very high amount of protein at once, therefore, for building muscles, it is more beneficial to spread out your protein intake during the day.
- 2 cups of cow’s milk: 84 calories, 8g of protein (or the milk of your choice, please note that cow’s milk can cause you to feel bloated, especially when drinking such a rich smoothie, so I would recommend another type of milk!)
- 45 g oats: 175 calories, 8g of protein
- 2 bananas: 200 calories, 2 g of protein
- 100g almonds: 600 calories, 21g of protein
- 1 large tablespoon of peanut butter: 100 calories, 4g of protein
- 1 large tablespooon of almond butter: 100 calories, 4g of protein
- 3 tablespoons of honey: 192 calories
- 1 tsp maca powder: 10 calories
- Ice (or frozen fruits/bananas)
Blend all the ingredients together (I usually like to blend the almonds first so they turn to powder or you can soak them in water overnight to soften them up) and enjoy the yummines! ♥
It scares me when I’m at school and I look around me to see every individual looking into their phones, numb to their surroundings. It really scares me. The moment I zone out and observe, literally every single one staring at their phone screens, not interacting with one another. When I’m on the bus and zone out, every person around me has ear phones in their ear. Everyone looks the same, everyone does the same thing. And I think that each and every one of those people have accounts online, adding to the massive database, containing their private information and life. Every single person’s life is added to that database that’s owned by who? I don’t know. That scares me. So artificial and unnatural.
This is a super healthy, energising, protein filled recipe and I love eating it for breakfast! It does not look very appetising but it is very delicious! Especially if you’re craving something sweet, at the same time, want something nutrious and filling, this is perfect!
- 1-2 bananas (I usually use 2!)
- 1 scoop of hemp protein powder (provides around 14g of protein, all the essential amino acids, fibre, and lots of omega 3 and 6!)
- 2 eggs (around 12g of protein and high in vitamins A, E, K, B, and folic acid)
- Around 1 tbsp of honey (or less/more depending on your taste buds! You can substitute honey for any liquid sweetener that you would like)
- Oats (I usually add enough so the batter is at a thicker consistency, but this also adds good complex carbohydrates as well as more protein!) I usually like to add 95g to have more calories and carbohydrates.
- Coconut oil to fry
Start off with mashing the bananas well with a fork and add the eggs. Mix well but be careful not to mix too harshly as this can breakdown some of the nutrients in the eggs. Next, mix in the hemp protein powder, and the honey. Then gradually add in the oats so the batter reaches a thicker consistency so it sticks together while frying. Pour a bit of the pancake mixture in a hot, oiled pan (but be careful because this pancake can burn quickly!) and flip it to the other side when it is golden brown. Serve with anything that you like or you can eat it plain as this pancake is a filling, nutritious meal! Enjoy ♥♥