Friends In Low Places

January 28, 2009

Kelsey saved the saved the day when she shared her fruit stash with me during Clinical

I had 3 grapefruits and about half a kiwi. It tasted so. good.

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The afternoon wasn’t bad though. I wasn’t that hungry. But I am still thankful!

I had my You Bar at 5:00 right when class started (when I ate at EarthFare I didn’t get hungry at all until 6:30!) I received a random selection of You Bars as a sample a while ago. This “Great Date With Chocolate” was one of the smaller bars, but it did have protein powder in it. Here’s a link to their popular bars page with the nutrition facts and ingredients list.

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My bar was a little smushed and it was very sticky against the package. At first I wasn’t that impressed, but it really grew on me. It was just like a chocolate fudge brownie!!! Very good. Similar to the Clif Nectar chocolate walnut bar, but much fudgier – which I liked. I wish I could say I’d order these, but that the price point listed, I don’t know…

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Clinical got out a little early tonight!! Yay for being hungry. The wonderful husband makes dinner for me on Wednesday (as long as I plan something for him to cook and have the ingredients ready) and tonight was this delicious soup: Chickpea, Tomato, and Spelt Soup.

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As far as I know, the only changes he made were leaving out the onion and celery and adding some kale (which was a great touch). He also did a combo of spelt, rye and wheat berries instead of just spelt. The soup was awesome – bursting with flavor and chew.

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I had a buttered slice of Flax Oat Bran on the side

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And not 2 minutes after taking this photo, I relocated to the couch :) The husband was already up to bed and I was lonely.

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Here’s me getting sleepy:

I’m looking forward to some sunshine tomorrow! Wheeeeee!!!

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1 melissa (fitnessnyc) January 28, 2009 at 9:11 pm

friends in low places is a country song I can get into! Especially at the bar. I’ve got friends at Katheat dot com!

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2 VeggieGirl January 28, 2009 at 9:25 pm

Mmm, fruit & soup!!

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3 Sharon January 28, 2009 at 9:25 pm

Oh tasty soup! Looks great!

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4 Jessica January 28, 2009 at 9:29 pm

I enjoyed this same soup recipe last wee, it’s a great one! Have a realxing night!

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5 Gina January 28, 2009 at 9:35 pm

I just found your blog! I love it! I love knowing what other people are eating and that eating healthy can be done!
We are trying to make more healthy changes this year. You’re an inspiration.

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6 Katelyn January 28, 2009 at 9:38 pm

It’s hard to beat fruit in the winter =)

You soup looks delic, have a great night!

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7 Victoria January 28, 2009 at 9:39 pm

How nice of the husband. Ha. Mine does that too as long as I have a recipe laying out for him and the ingredients all visible. :)

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8 Shelby January 28, 2009 at 9:45 pm

Mmm that soup looks amazing! I wish I had someone to make me soup.

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9 Jasmine (Sweet and Fit) January 28, 2009 at 9:53 pm

that looks like the perfect soup on such a snowy day!

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10 Betsy in Pittsburgh January 28, 2009 at 9:54 pm

I had soup tonight too but it wasn’t nearly as healthy/hearty as yours. Should’ve added some greens!

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11 zestycook January 28, 2009 at 10:16 pm

That soup looks amazing!!

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12 annie January 28, 2009 at 10:19 pm

wow you eat a lot of grapefruit! love your blog

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13 Meg January 28, 2009 at 10:21 pm

Your husband made quite the delicious looking soup!

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14 Amanda January 28, 2009 at 10:21 pm

Wow! Great to have friends who eat as well as you do! That fruit looked delicious!

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15 Maggie January 28, 2009 at 10:24 pm

Fruit salad always saves the day :)

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16 michelle January 28, 2009 at 10:29 pm

That bar looks quite yummy and so does that kiwi! I tried a new bar today, the Luna Sunrise in Strawberries and Cream…it was pretty tasty too :)

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17 amanda (Two Boos Who Eat) January 28, 2009 at 10:40 pm

That grapefruit and kiwi combo looks fantastic right about now! :)

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18 Courtney (The Hungry Yogini) January 28, 2009 at 11:16 pm

How sweet! That soup looks divine.

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19 Amelia January 28, 2009 at 11:26 pm

That soup looks great!

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20 Ashley January 28, 2009 at 11:34 pm

Seeing all the yummy bread you eat makes me want to bake bread or seek out yummy bread. I think most of your bread is either made by your husband or store bought?

I know I don’t comment often but I do read every post and love them!

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21 Biz319 January 29, 2009 at 12:12 am

Thank God for leaving out the onion!

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22 Sarah (lovINmytummy) January 29, 2009 at 2:36 am

How many free loaves a week DOES your husband get??? Just wondering =) I had a friend who used to work there and she got a free loaf per shift.

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23 Kath January 29, 2009 at 6:57 am

Gina ,
Welcome!

Ashley,
We have a household wide bread-buying freeze so all of our bread is Great Harvest.

Sarah,
You are correct :)

Biz319 ,
You know it!

Kath

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24 Michelle January 29, 2009 at 7:22 am

Thanks for the bar review! Love that bread!

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25 Erica January 29, 2009 at 7:44 am

The you bar looks great. I will be looking for those this weekend! I think its great that the husband makes dinner on Wednesdays!! Josh is good about making dinner if I need him to as well (but yes I also have to lay out the ingredients with directions ;)). Hope you have a great day Kath!

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26 Erin January 29, 2009 at 8:13 am

Yay for getting out early and for that soup. Yum!

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27 Jen January 29, 2009 at 8:22 am

The soup looks fabulous!

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28 joyful January 29, 2009 at 8:24 am

Thank goodness for fruit-sharing friends!

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29 Justy2003 January 29, 2009 at 8:31 am

Wow, a free loaf of bread every shift?! I would be in heaven!

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30 K January 29, 2009 at 8:59 am

That soup looks sooooo good! Thanks for the Youbar heads up :)

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31 Elina January 29, 2009 at 8:59 am

That’s so nice that the husband cooks for you on your busy nights! I need to train mine to do the same, hehe :)

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32 Kate January 29, 2009 at 9:01 am

Those Youbar’s look SO good! I hate that they’re so expensive to customize:P

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33 So Very Fabulous January 29, 2009 at 10:02 am

Wow, that soup looks delish! I think I’m going to have to try that recipe out this weekend!

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34 brandi January 29, 2009 at 10:16 am

soup looks great – I love wheatberries in anything. So chewy!

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