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22-Jan-2012

Wake Up - Warm Up

Quinoa Brekkie Bowl & Yogi Wake-Up Routine

The alarm rings and it's time to jump out of bed, get in the shower, throw down some coffee, grab a muffin and rush out the door. Right? Not so right if you want to get your day off to a gentle, more balanced start that will give you a steady, focused energy throughout the morning. Camilla demonstrates a step-by-step 5-minute "wake-up" routine with stretches and breathing - a perfect transition from sleep to waking - before you even pull the covers back and your feet hit the ground. For breakfast, Melissa prepares a quick and easy "Quinoa Protein Brekkie Bowl" that has all the right ingredients to satisfy your palette and your nutritional needs (quinoa is known as a "superfood") for the morning. It's going to be a beautiful day!

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Healthy Food Chef: Melissa Costello of Karma Chow, Author of The Karma Chow Ultimate Cookbook: 125+ Delectable Plant-Based Vegan Recipes for a Fit, Happy, Healthy You 
Yoga Instructor: Camilla Granasen of Camilla Yoga & Meditation

Food & Flow videos produced by Yogamint, LLC
Filmed by Alice Fulks, A*Light Camera
Director of Photography: Elsa Valdez
Gaffer: Jean Kim
Sound: James Parker
Edited by Derek D.

The song "Beautiful Am I" courtesy of Aykanna from their CD Livelight ~ Yoga & Meditation Music

Quinoa Protein Brekkie Bowl Quinoa Protein Brekkie Bowl (145 KB)


Wake Up Routine Wake Up Routine (186 KB)

Recommended: 201 Best Quinoa Recipes: How to Make Healthy and Delicious Quinoa Soups, Salads, Breads, Desserts, Pancakes and More in Your Own Kitchen and Kundalini Yoga: The Flow of Eternal Power

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randy commented on 23-Jan-2012 07:10 AM4 out of 5 stars

Good! I love quinoa and do a similar breakfast often ... adding the wake up routine sounds like a good idea. I will try it. No promise that I will leave the coffee behind (yet), but I will postpone it for a while!

Gabriela commented on 18-Apr-2012 03:34 PM3 out of 5 stars

I liked very much and I find specially contageous in good humor for the rest of the day. Thanks!

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