Tuesday, 22 January 2013

Alpro #deskfest challenge day 1

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As someone who considers themselves to be extremely healthy and a slave to the gym, my one 'unhealthy' habit is that I never eat breakfast. Like ever. So when Alpro asked if I wanted to take part in their #deskfest challenge I thought this would be a great opportunity to start reforming my bad habit and embrace the most important meal of the day. I have always enjoyed soya milk products and think they are a great option if you are trying to cut down on dairy, or are a vegetarian like me and want to introduce more protein into your diet. The idea of the challenge is to tweet a picture of your Alpro breakfast with the hashtag #deskfest and you will entered into a competition to win a three day trip to New York. Pancakes in the Big Apple? Yes please! Fuelled by a lorry-load of Alpro and a fancy smoothie maker, I set to work creating my first breakfast of the five day challenge...

The Alpro Green Monster:
Glass of Alpro Almond Milk
One banana
Two handfuls of spinach
One handful of blueberries
*blend*

I was seriously sceptical about sampling this smoothie. I love spinach...but in a drink? With banana? But seriously, it is actually really nice and doesn't taste at all leafy! It is loaded with good things and will really perk your energy levels up for the day ahead. Give it a try :) And you can follow my challenge via my twitter and instagram accounts - usernames are the same: pinkpixiedoll.


As an incentive to take part, Alpro have offered me some Selfridges&Co vouchers if I successfully complete my #deskfest challenge.

9 comments:

The Fashion Doc. said...

I love smoothies! Thankyou for sharing this recipe cant wait to try it out xxxx

Elspeth Daisy said...

I'm vegan so love this recipe, thanks for sharing! I always love it when I find non-vegans who find Alpro yummy.

Elspeth xx

shannmarieedaveyy said...

I'm horrible at eating breakfast aswell! looks like something I might give a go :) xx

Shannen | shann-mariee-dee.blogspot.ie

Michelle (LipstickRules) said...

I have been making these green smoothies over the past couple of weeks and love it. I add a little bit of honey sometimes to sweeten it up. I also use kale sometimes instead of spinach. Very delicious!

LandOfTheGlam said...

Green smoothies are the way to go! Anything with banana or blueberries and I'm in. Gonna try this!

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Constanze said...

Love such healthy smoothies! :)
xx

Lucy said...

That actually looks and sounds really delicious to me, I know some people would think I'm mad but I'm a total health freak so gimme! Fill yourself with goodness ;)

Lucy xxx

Verity Smith said...

Looks yummy!!
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Naheeda R said...

I love all of the ingredients separately but the thought of them all combined into a drink makes me feel a bit ill! I wish I was healthier though and really should work on improving my eating habits...

I would love it if you guys would check out my blog! :)

http://hashtaglifeyumsigh.blogspot.co.uk/2013/01/hate-my-sister-hashtag-life.html

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