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Monday, February 1, 2016

Easy Breakfast Shakes

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Even if it's a little different in every house, everybody knows what a hectic morning looks like. There are lunches to pack, shoes to find, homework to sign, library books to locate, teeth to brush, shirts to turn right-side-out, hair to brush, and it all has to be done in time to catch buses or carpools or bike rides, or whatever!



There are a lot of things that can help make a smoother morning and more nutritious life. I know I always feel better when I've been working out, and getting enough sleep. And sometimes we're really good about locating shoes and checking backpacks the night before. Breakfast is important too, and somehow my kids can make eating a single bowl of cereal last for 30 minutes. In effort to find them something quicker to eat, I started making these Carnation Breakfast Essentials® shakes with real fruit. We're taking the 7-Day Breakfast Challenge to enjoy a nutritious breakfast every day for 7 days. Keep reading to see how you will have the chance to win some cool prizes.



They're so easy and yummy that even now I'm remembering to eat breakfast! (Then I don't end up wondering why I'm feeling funny at 10 am because I've been up for 4 hours and haven't eaten!)



Each breakfast shake recipe only needs four ingredients. 



Chocolate Blueberry Breakfast Shake
1 packet Chocolate Carnation Breakfast Essentials®
1 cup light almond milk
1/2 cup frozen blueberries
1/2 cup ice



Vanilla Peach Breakfast Shake
1 packet Vanilla Carnation Breakfast Essentials®
1 cup light almond milk
1/2 cup frozen peaches
1/2 cup ice

Choose the correct ingredients for the shake you're making and combine in the blender. Blend for 1 minute, or until shake is smooth. Enjoy.

We're also bringing you info on the Carnation Breakfast Essentials® Sweepstakes.

Ready to get started? Follow these easy steps:
1. Sign up at CarnationBreakfastChallenge.com.

2. Complete a simple yet fun breakfast mission for a chance to win. New prizes will be revealed every day!

3. Come back any day in February to complete missions and see new prizes. The prizes range from a Fitbit to a GoPro and other awesome stuff!

4. Head to your favorite store to purchase a Carnation Breakfast Essentials® Nutritional Product and upload your receipt for five extra entries per day.

I hope these will help to make your mornings easier! And on the days when you're really on the run, grab a bottle right from the fridge.



My favorite is the chocolate, and I love how I can get everybody a tasty breakfast, send then out the door, and start working on my own homework without any stress. What flavor would you like best? 

Grab them from the breakfast aisle the next time you're at Walmart.





Go get started on the Carnation Breakfast Essentials® Sweepstakes--Come back and tell me which mission you're going to do first!


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