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Thursday, 21 March 2013

Alpro #deskfest: Breakfast Day 1


Healthy eating is something that I’m slowly but surely introducing into my routine – and so far it’s been kept most steady with breakfast. So when Alpro contacted me and asked me to take part in their #deskfest challenge I was more than willing to give it a shot! They sent me some rather yummy pouring yoghurts, a hazelnut drink and some almond milk.

This morning was one of those days that you wake up late, and literally have no time to scrape your hair back, let alone plan what you’re going to eat for breakfast. On days like today I thank the kitchen for providing me with a blender (by the kitchen, I mean Mum).
Yogurt is one of my favourite things to accompany my breakfast so I thought I’d whack it in the blender with some strawberries and frozen raspberries to create a thick, tasty smoothie. I went for the simply plain one and the taste is SO GOOD. The consistency is runny enough to make it easy enough to drink but thick enough to be filling. It took me all of 2 minutes to make, and felt so refreshing.





If I’m honest Alpro isn’t a brand I’d tried before but the fact that it suits every diet is something that is so appealing. Alpro use soya to create their products, which is a plant-based extract, creating a naturally healthy alternative to milk. Milk is something I try to avoid where I can – I quite dislike the taste, so I’m excited to try the drinks and see how they compare!

#deskfest involves bloggers creating 3 of their own breakfast recipes and sharing them with their readers, but absolutely anyone can take part by tweeting their pictures, sharing on instagram using the #deskfest hashtag or simply just uploading their pictures to the Alpro website.

Are any of you taking part? I'd love to see your pictures or blog posts if you are. And please do let me know if you enjoyed reading this and would like to see more foody posts on Wonderful You?

20 comments:

Tamsin said...

I really want to take part in this. I think it's going to be my Easter challenge! x

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Nicola Purkins said...

Ah I love this venture into foody posts!!
I discovered Alpro recently when they launched their new bits in Victoria Station. They had this whole stand where you could go and grab some hot porridge, and some free goodies in a bag.
Ever since then I have been hooked on the stuff. I love it with granola and a cup of the hazlenut drink.

And now it looks like I am food obsessed. Which wouldnt be an entirely untruthful statement!!

Leanne Rachel said...

That looks lovely, I'm really in the mood for a smoothie now! xxx

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Charlie said...

yay id love to see my food posts. have you tried the almond milk? its delicious xx

Fatzee said...

Diary products are my fav. Am up for it anytime anyday! I enjoy blog post on food a lot, also one reason why I added the food art project to my blog... Cheers..

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sugarpuffish said...

I've been dairy free (I'm allergic to milk) since I was a kid & Alpro has been a part of my life for many years, I love that their range is finally expanding probably thanks to "regular" folks seeking a healthy diet :)

beautyqueenuk said...

I want to try it but....I just can't bring myself too xx

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Emily said...

This looks great, I love milk but its not good for my skin at all:) x

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Lara said...

Ohh yes, I would like to see more foody post. It's very interesting. :)

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Zoe Newlove said...

I wonder if I can get that over here, I hate milk. I have been making my own almond milk, and I just bought some hazelnut milk too. I am loving this healthy breakfast post :) I may have to try this bad boy out myself xxxx

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Alice @ Whisketeers said...

I've been watching your YT videos for a while now, but I have just recently found my way to your blog. Which is a shame, I regret not doing it sooner. Because it's a great blog, and after watching your "50 facts" video I kept thinking that we're so much alike. Not just the same age, but lots of other things were the same,...

Well I don't want to get too much into it. :) I just wanted to say that I really like Alpro and their products, I've been buying them for years. I'm not, however, participating in the contest.

Hope you're having a good Friday so far.

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Amaris said...

I have never heard of Alpro before, but I don't like milk either. Well, I like it combined with fruits as a drink ... haha. Anyway, sounds like it's working out great for you!

On The Dressing Table said...

I love smoothies for breakfast, my hubby always makes me one before work :) he uses greek yoghurt though so i think this would be much healthier, will have to give it a try.
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