March 2011

Dates Are The New Spinach

March 29, 2011

Popeye used to down spinach for fuel. I chomp down dates: When 11:00 rolled around Matt came a’tappin’ my shoulder for our run. I didn’t want to go. I did not have the energy and I was cold. Outside was colder! And cloudy. And we couldn’t decide on a route. All of our neighborhood routes […]

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Rebate On Bread

March 29, 2011

Bread Pudding Oatmeal! Make whipped banana oats as usual and near the end of cooking add cubes of delicious whole wheat bread and a splash more milk. Stir until liquid is absorbed. Enjoy big luscious bites of bread cubes throughout! Remember when I did this with Apple Crunch a while back? I haven’t stopped thinking […]

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March 28, 2011

Karen [my mother-in-law] had round 3 of 6 of chemo on Friday and requested we come over to cook today because Monday is usually her worst day. Thankfully after a pretty bad reaction last time, they switched her drug to a cousin of the last and she is doing MUCH better this time around. But […]

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El Tigre

March 28, 2011

No sign of snow here! In fact, we have sunshine!! I biked over the gym and took Body Pump. Again, Chris almost killed me on the bicep track! And on chest (I was attempting 1 large and 1 medium per side) I had to stop midway through and drop weight. SO HARD! I am still […]

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Chalk Talk

March 28, 2011

Mornin’! Felt like blending up a smoothie this morning – I love blended oats! Note the fabulous speckled texture: Oat Dough For TWO smoothies 2 bananas 1/2 cup raw rolled oats 1 cup plain kefir 1 tbsp chia seeds Pinch salt Splash vanilla extract Sprinkle cinnamon 1 tbsp almond butter Toppings: Lynda’s granola (man I […]

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Dream On

March 27, 2011

Snow? What snow?! Faith, Tate, Matt and I all met at 2:30 for a massive walk around our wonderful city. We biked to their house and walked SIX miles in two hours!! It was so so so fun to go on a walking tour of Cville! We oogled over beautiful houses (I want to buy […]

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The Sound Of Melting Snow

March 27, 2011

Today has been so lazy thus far. I think I just needed a morning to do nothing. I actually even flopped back in bed and took a 15 minute snooze at one point! Although I have to say I am so much happier when I am working on projects! The grass is greener…er…whiter today, I […]

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