A Drop Of Golden Sun

October 29, 2010

^^ There are lots of those out today!!! Anyone else still humming SOM after yesterday’s Oprah!? The temps dropped significantly overnight and I think today is actually the quintessential fall day.

I lost my morning in yoga. It was a great class – but it was long and left me a bit drained! Normally I find exercise energizing, but I think I almost fell asleep during our 8-minute savasana! Good thing this lunch left me energized, because I have a lot of work to get done this afternoon.

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I made a big salad out of garden greens and basil, dressed in a drizzle of olive oil and honey, topped with leftover chicken and POM ARILS! It’s been way too long since there was a POM in this house!

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And on the side, a cup of leftover sweet potato soup with roasted veggies mixed in and a few almonds on top.

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What’s your favorite note? Mine is LA, a note to follow So!!

You….cannnn…singgg most annnn-yyyy-thing!!! Note

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1 Jessie October 29, 2010 at 12:42 pm

TI, a drink with jaaam and breaaaaaaaaad!

Love the Pom on the salad!

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2 Allie (Live Laugh Eat) October 29, 2010 at 12:42 pm

Hahaha I had that episode marked on my calendar for WEEKS and then I had to tend to something. I caught it this morning on youtube though. DO a deer a female deer!

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3 Jessica @ How Sweet It Is October 29, 2010 at 12:45 pm

I dug into my first pom yesterday. SO good!

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4 Christin L. October 29, 2010 at 12:46 pm

My favorite note is TI, a drink with jam and bread! :)

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5 Natalia - a side of simple October 29, 2010 at 3:30 pm

Mine too! :)

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6 Beth @ Beth's Journey to Thin October 29, 2010 at 12:47 pm

I just got two poms at the store yesterday and I cannot WAIT to eat them. Yum!!

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7 Laurab @ foodsnobstl October 29, 2010 at 12:51 pm

TI a drink with jam and bread. I know evey line from that movie. I used to watch it everyday after school when I was little.

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8 Christine October 29, 2010 at 12:52 pm

Isn’t everyone’s favorite MI?

I mean am *I* not everyone’s favorite! Haha! JK JK

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9 Carolyn @ lovinlosing October 29, 2010 at 12:58 pm

We had the windows open b/c of how warm it was the past few days and I forgot to close them last night. Whew! I was FREEZING when I got up this morning!

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10 Sarena (The Non-Dairy Queen) October 29, 2010 at 1:04 pm

I missed that episode and am sad that I did! Lunch looks perfect for re-energizing!

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11 Holly @ couchpotatoathlete October 29, 2010 at 1:05 pm

I didn’t watch Oprah and I had no idea what SOM meant until I got to the comments :)

“Ti : a drink with Jan and Fred!” <— that is what my dad used to say the real words were!

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12 kate October 29, 2010 at 1:10 pm

I cant wait to get my hands on my first POM of the season soon!

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13 Katie October 29, 2010 at 1:14 pm

Got to love the POM!!! Was just wondering if any of you out there have been plauged by the “Dog that wants to adopt you dilema” while you have been running? This happened to me today, and has happened before: You make eye contact with a freely roaming dog…it starts to follow you…you make the mistake of petting it….you try for about 45 mins. to get it to stay, go home, or find something that might distract it, etc. Today a little balck chiuaua was following me. I could not get the dog to stay or go home, so I tried to distract it with a terrible way….a roadkill rabbit (yuck!). This little dog started to drag the rabbit down the road with us?! Luckily my vet is not far from where we were, they knew the dog, and I went on my way…..so much for a peaceful, drama-free day off work, ha!

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14 Camille October 29, 2010 at 1:20 pm

Haha, that song has been stuck in my head for the past hour for no good reason :)

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15 Gwen October 29, 2010 at 1:27 pm

T – a drink with jam and bread!!!

That episode was delightful! I actually teared up a bit!

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16 Meaghen October 29, 2010 at 1:29 pm

Ti a drink with jam and bread. Because jam and bread are sooooo good together. Now I think that song will be stuck in my head too all day! My nieces love that movie!

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17 Tricia @ Saving Room for Dessert October 29, 2010 at 1:32 pm

“DO” – DO a deer, a female deer, ray a drop of golden sun! I’m going to show my age and tell you that Sound of Music was the very first movie I ever saw in my whole life. My parents took me when I was a little girl and remember being afraid during the scene in the graveyard. Not because of the graveyard but because of the suspense! Great movie, great music, great ending :)

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18 Gabriela @ Une Vie Saine October 29, 2010 at 1:32 pm

I like Ti….a drink with jam and bread :) That sweet potato soup looks so thick and comforting!!

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19 Christie {Honoring Health} October 29, 2010 at 1:35 pm

Do, a deer, a female deer…

I love that song. I remember singing it in 8th grade chorus!

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20 krissy October 29, 2010 at 1:41 pm

I LOVED that Oprah. I went to delete it off the DVR this morning and couldn’t do it yet. I want to watch it again…with tea and a scone.

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21 Estela @ Weekly Bite October 29, 2010 at 1:57 pm

I love how the sun is so bright right now! With the cooler temps its so beautiful!

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22 Balanced Healthy Life October 29, 2010 at 2:00 pm

I love Poms and it sounded like you had a great yoga class this morning! I don’t know if I could lay in savasana for 8 minutes, I usually get antsy if its longer than 5 minutes!

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23 Joanne October 29, 2010 at 2:02 pm

Have you ever tried Forrest yoga? If not, I have a super 5 day intensive course that I’m giving away on my site. Make sure to check it out. It’s not easy but def. rewarding.

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24 Kath October 29, 2010 at 4:02 pm

I don’t think I have yet!

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25 Claire (Low Impact Fashionista) October 29, 2010 at 2:18 pm

Yum lovely lunch, I can’t remember the last time I had pomegranate!

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26 Megan October 29, 2010 at 2:18 pm

How do you eat a Pom? Do you have to cook the seeds first?

Thanks.
Megan

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27 Kath October 29, 2010 at 4:03 pm

Here’s a video I did a looooong time ago :)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u6hbO2eAFOE

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28 Lauren at KeepItSweet October 29, 2010 at 2:21 pm

your meal looks like thanksgiving turned much healthier:-)

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29 Robyn @ Frugal 'n' Fit! October 29, 2010 at 2:23 pm

That’s right! We are entering pomegranate season again. Hurrah!

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30 Heather (Heather's Dish) October 29, 2010 at 2:23 pm

FA a long long way to gooooooooooooooooo!

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31 Allison K October 29, 2010 at 2:23 pm

OMG. I NEVER watch Oprah, but I made sure to watch it last night (they re-play it at 9pm here) just for The Sound of Music my FAVORITE musical ever.
I like Ray! A drop of golden sun!

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32 Michelle @ Turning Over a New Leaf October 29, 2010 at 2:48 pm

I don’t have any particular favorite solfege note in the major scale, but I go weak at the knees when I hear minor chords. Therefore, I love just about everything on the minor scale.

I’m sorry, my nerd is showing.

(Currently a university choir member and wife of a music major)

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33 Alaina @ The Jogging Concierge October 29, 2010 at 3:02 pm

I love the So-Do-La-Fa-Me-Do-Re, So-Do-La-Ti-Do-Re-Do!

Ah, I love Sound of Music. My cousin played Maria in a production up in Maine. Unbelievable. :-)

And I love Pom :-P

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34 Jessica @ The Process of Healing October 29, 2010 at 3:18 pm

That just reminded me, I think I had a dream about POM ariels last night…random.

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35 Grocery Goddess Jen October 29, 2010 at 3:31 pm

Fa a long long way to run….ti a drink with jam and bread…I can’t pick a favorite! I absolutely am still talking about that episode and singing the songs! I loooovvvee Sound of Music!

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36 Kiran October 29, 2010 at 4:00 pm

I love POM.. Need some in my life now. Somehow it went missing…

DO.. RE.. MI.. Sorry, my pitch is lousy :D

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37 Caitlyn (A Spoonful of Life) October 29, 2010 at 4:09 pm

“Me, A Naaaaaaame I Caaaaaaaaallll Myself…”

I LOVE that song!

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38 Melissa @ Delectable Living October 29, 2010 at 4:10 pm

Loved that episode yesterday! I may or may not have sung “My Favorite Things” as I was getting dressed this morning…

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39 Megan H October 29, 2010 at 4:18 pm

I Love that movie and wouldn’t have missed that episode of Oprah for anything!! One of the best musical movies out there and LOVE all the songs especially “My Favorite Things”!!!

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40 Dee October 29, 2010 at 4:45 pm

Your salad looks so good! YUM!

ps. Ahh Sound of Music. ♥

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41 M October 29, 2010 at 4:45 pm

Ray- A drop of golden sun!! Love the SOM, especially since my name is……MARIA!

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42 lynn (The Actors Diet) October 29, 2010 at 5:48 pm

i’ve been singing sound of music all day – from “edelweiss” to “i have confidence!”

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43 Sarah (Running to Slow Things Down) October 29, 2010 at 5:56 pm

Your sweet potato soup is so *orange.* Love it. And I love the idea of adding almonds on top for some c-r-u-n-c-h. :D

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44 J3nn (Jenn's Menu and Lifestyle Blog) October 29, 2010 at 6:00 pm

Your salad looks fab! Wish I liked pom seeds, they’re too woodsy to me. However, I LOVE pom juice!! :)

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45 Chelsea @ One Healthy Munchkin October 29, 2010 at 6:19 pm

I didn’t watch Oprah, but I knew what SOM meant the second I read it. I LOVE that movie. :D

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46 chelsey @ clean eating chelsey October 29, 2010 at 7:04 pm

Ray a drop of golden suuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuun.

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47 Cara Craves... October 29, 2010 at 7:13 pm

A beautiful salad!
I love the splash of colour that the Pom. adds.

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48 Annie@stronghealthyfit October 29, 2010 at 7:43 pm

That meal looks gorgeous and delicious and nutritious! Your title reminded me of that raffi song, “Mr. Golden Sun” :-)

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49 Allie October 29, 2010 at 7:43 pm

Mmmm I love butternut squash soup :)

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50 stacey-healthylife October 29, 2010 at 8:44 pm

Great idea with the pom seeds.

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51 Hannah October 29, 2010 at 8:44 pm

Mi, a name I call myself!

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52 JOEROSE November 1, 2010 at 10:11 pm

Fa a long long wat to run!

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