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Breakfast in Mexico

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Granola
(adapted from Bon Apetite)
Preheat oven to 300°
Combine 1 large beaten egg white
3 cups old-fashioned oats
1 1/2 cups chopped nuts (such as almonds, pistachios, pecans, or walnuts)
1 1/2 cups coconut shavings
1/2 cup agave syrup or honey
1/4 warmed coconut oil
2 tablespoons (packed) light brown sugar
1 teaspoons kosher salt
1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon in a large bowl
1/4 teaspoons ground ginger
toss to combine
Spread out on a rimmed baking sheet.
Bake granola, stirring every 10 minutes, until golden brown and dry, 40-45 minutes. Let cool on baking sheet.
Mix in 1 cup dried fruit- cranberries, cherries, apricots or raisins

Fill a bowl with yogurt
top with granola & papaya

A filling breakfast for a morning of yoga on the beach or surfing with some friends.

Friday Favorites

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Harmony Loves, Yoga Engagement preview of an upcoming engagement session

Friday Favorites
1. Books I’ve read this week: Flat Out Love & Hopeless – if you’re a teenage girl, you’ll most likely love this one (and I, at times am a teenage girl so I really liked this book)

2. This braided up do would be perfect for a wedding or an engagement.

3. Strawberry almond milk! Not a whole lot more you can say about that! And homemade!

4. My love for coconut knows no bounds. I need to make these! You may need to make them too.

5. These bags!

6. A very delicious summery breakfast.

Coconut Iced Coffee, Harmony Loves

Coconut Iced Coffee

  • Start with cold brewed coffee

(3-5 cups of ground coffee, 3 liters of cold water
mix together and let brew for at least 8 hours- strain coffee)

  • pour cold brew coffee into a glass
  • choose your milk- almond milk, coconut milk, cream- add as much as you’d like
  • 1-2 tbs coconut simple syrup- make your own or find and buy this one
  • add ice

Enjoy!

Friday Favorites

/ Personal

harmonyloves_hayley008preview of an upcoming engagement session

1. This amazing, sweet, heaven on earth is going into my iced coffee!

2. Wouldn’t this be perfect for a wedding, an engagement session, an elopement?

3. It’s May. What does that mean? Cinco de Mayo. And what does that mean? We should eat anything and everything Mexican for this whole month! Let’s start with this!

4. I need this.

5. I’m still on that whole “trying” to quit coffee thing or at least trying to lower my intake and this looks like it could help.

6. Hello! Cute, modest swimsuit!

7. Summer is right around the corner. So, naturally these all will come in handy.

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