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Put me in coach

If you or anyone you know is an athlete then you know how important nutrition is.  Heck even if you are not an athlete you should still know how important nutrition is. 

As all lovers of physical activities know, fueling your body with the appropriate foods is a great big deal.  In order to perform at you optimal level you have to have energy.  In order to get that energy you have to eat foods with the appropriate nutrients.  Are you following me so far?

Good!

Not only are the foods you eat important for your energy, they are also important for your over all health – but you already know that.  So let’s get on with it shall we.

Today I will present you with whole grains.  Yep whole grains.  I enjoy these every morning for breakfast, usually in the form of oatmeal, but occasionally in the form of pancakes/waffles.

Whole grains can help to:

  • Lower LDL cholesterol levels
  • Reduced risk of cardiovascular disease
  • Reduced risk of stroke
  • Reduced risk of diabetes
  • Better weight management
  • Reduced risk of asthma
  • Healthier carotid arteries
  • Healthier blood pressure levels
  • Less gum disease and tooth loss

Which is why I was so excited to have the opportunity to try out a new product full of wonderful whole grains!

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Coach’s Oats!  Now being a lover of oats, I was like a kid in a candy store when I received my box of oats.  I would say like a kid on Christmas morning but I would be lying.  I am worse on Christmas morning than a kid, but that’s another story for another day. 

Our difference

What makes Coach’s Oats so good? It’s all part of a process that is so different from other oatmeal, it’s patented!


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Coach’s Oats are prepared in an entirely new way. The groats are toasted to bring the natural sugars to the surface of the oat, then cracked into small pieces. This patented Cracked n’ Toasted™ process means that Coach’s Oats are never mushy, always naturally delicious and cook in just 3 to 5 minutes on a stovetop or in the microwave.

That’s the Coach’s Oats difference!

Um you had me at oat’s Coach, but I do like the sound of the whole toasted & cracked thing!

I have really enjoyed this brand of oats.  They cook up wonderfully, and provide you with a bowl full of goodness.  I was super excited to learn that they could also be prepared with the microwave.  Now I am not one to “nuke” my oats often, but being a busy working mom sometimes breakfast has to be “on the go”.  Since I do not eat processed breakfast products then quick cooking oats are ideal for those mornings.  My school doesn’t have a stove available for cooking.  Which means if I can’t eat at home, I can take it with me.  We do have a microwave available.

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Now I know many of you are saying that quick oats will cook in the microwave in the same amount of time….you are right; however, quick cooking oats are not as nutritionally packed as the Coach’s oats.  Which is why I recommend the brand to anyone that needs to have the microwave option! 

And of course after you enjoy your wonderful bowl of Coach’s oats you will have given your body the nutrition it needs.  You will have jump started the metabolism.  You will have lots of energy, which also means you will be saying – “put me in coach I’m ready to play”!

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The Big “K”

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Hi!  I’m Kohl 🙂

It is my first day at school today!

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I am now a big K student – actually that’s mean Kindergarten just in case you didn’t know it.

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I’m cute I know – I am really excited to be in school.

My mama is not as excited as me.  She is glad to not have to pay day care, but she doesn’t want to see her baby grow up so fast. 

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Which is why she needed something a little special this morning.

  • 1 pkg coach’s oats
  • 2T pea protein powder
  • 1T chia seeds
  • 1T flaxseeds
  • 1 packet stevia
  • 2T cocoa powder
  • dash salt
  • dash vanilla
  • 1/3c almond milk
  • 2/3c water
  • banana & strawberries sliced

Mama made a lovely serving of those single lady oats that she likes to eat.  Actually she mixed it all up last night and placed in the fridge.  This morning she layered the overnight oats with the banana/strawberry slices!

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Complete with a lovely blob of her new favorite nut butter – PB & Co.  White Chocolate Wonder – I wonder if she will share????  Actually I am thinking that she may have put a dollop of that stuff in the middle of the glass as well.

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I wonder why she calls them single lady oats?  She has my daddy so she technically (yep I know big words – I use the word actually a lot – drives my mama crazy) is not single!

Of course between work, me, and all the other wonderful duties that she, has she made need a little something different later today in that glass.

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I better put a call into Dad asap!   🙂

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