Acid Washed Oats

October 4, 2009

Good morning! I am happy to be feeling good this morning after a ton of good sleep last night.

I kicked off Sunday with a bowl of rockin acid washed oats! [Just discovered this effect in Windows Live Photo Gallery]

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The real version:

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Stirring in CC + WB at the end

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Half caf coffee that was weak because Matt made it for two

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Today’s agenda is actually pretty wide open!! I have a handful of things to do, but I also have most of this week open to do them, so I can spread out the time. For exercise we’re thinking a combo of walking, sports and yard work. I’d like to do yoga too, but I’m not sure if I have the patience. Ironically.

Rock on!

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1 Leah @ Simply Fabulous October 4, 2009 at 9:28 am

Are you still feeling as into yoga as you used to be? I find I go through stages with it.

Enjoy your Sunday!

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2 christie, honoring health October 4, 2009 at 9:29 am

Hm. I find when I don’t want to do yoga is when I need it the most. Just some yogi food for thought.

Have a great day!

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3 Amy October 4, 2009 at 9:41 am

LOVE the acid washed look.

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4 Emily, homecookedem October 4, 2009 at 9:42 am

I was very curious about what acid washed oats were! Sounded pretty gross, haha! ;)

I just started a yoga/pilates challenge for the month of October. I have to do it every other day for the entire month and if I stick with it, I’m rewarding myself with either a facial or massage. It’s the only way I can motivate myself to do it!! And if I fail, I’m donating my facial or massage to a fellow teacher.

Have a lovely Sunday!!

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5 Mara @ What's for Dinner? October 4, 2009 at 9:42 am

Have a fantastic Sunday! Those photo effects are pretty fun… there are even more in the photo editor program!

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6 Diana October 4, 2009 at 9:44 am

I’ve never tried yoga, I may try a lesson or two when I feel more comfortable at the gym. Have an awesome day! :)

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7 Seth @ Boy Meets Food October 4, 2009 at 9:46 am

Hey Kath,
I was wondering, what photo editing software do you use? I assume your camera gives you very large pictures, and you have to resize them. Do you do it in batches?

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8 AnnQ October 4, 2009 at 9:47 am

I hear you….when I’ve done Yoga and am in a more Type A Exercise Mood, I’m thinking “Hurry up!!!”. Sort of defeats the purpose. :-)

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9 Sarah @ The Foodie Diaries October 4, 2009 at 11:01 am

I’ve never seen that in Live Photo! I need to play with it soon; wheatberries in oats sounds like aaamazing texture love

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10 Katelyn October 4, 2009 at 11:04 am

Love acid washed look! I was wondering at first what you had begun eating?!!

Make a great day!

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11 Jessica @ How Sweet It Is October 4, 2009 at 11:16 am

The oats look so much cooler acid washed. :)

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12 Daria @ Daria Can Cook October 4, 2009 at 11:17 am

Haha I was wracking my brain trying to think of what acids you could put in oatmeal. Lemon juice? Vinegar? That’s such a cool photo effect – everything looks so vibrant!

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13 Heather @ Health, Happiness, and Hope October 4, 2009 at 11:32 am

What a neat feature on the camera! Probably not the best for food blogging, but it sure adds a nice effect. ;)

Sounds like a wonderful day ahead of you – enjoy it!

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14 Lizzy October 4, 2009 at 11:38 am

What an awesome feature on your camera. i love finding out new things that you never new about! :)

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15 sue October 4, 2009 at 11:49 am

have a great sunday- hope you can relax since your schedule isn’t packed for once!!

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16 Nicole of Raspberry Stethoscope October 4, 2009 at 11:51 am

Aw, I say YES TO THE YOGA!!:)

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17 Wendy October 4, 2009 at 11:55 am

At first glance, I thought your spoonful of PB was a raw egg yolk in the acid washed picture!

I haven’t had the patience for yoga in quite sometime, although my body felt soooo much better when I was doing it. Sounds like you have a nice relaxing day/week ahead of you!

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18 eliza October 4, 2009 at 12:32 pm

love your oatmeal today! the original ProBar is def my favorite flavor i have tried yet, and such a delicious addition to your oats.

have a great Sunday Kath.
xo
Eliza

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19 Adriane October 4, 2009 at 12:55 pm

Love the acid washed effect! Have a fabulous day.

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20 angieinatlanta October 4, 2009 at 1:00 pm

I love doing yard work on crisp fall days! It’s a great form of exercise!

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21 Julia October 4, 2009 at 1:31 pm

I know I’ve said it before, but you always make me crave breakfast in the evenings (with the time difference, because I’m in Europe)!

Hope you’ll have a great week!

xxx Julia (Taste of Living)

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22 lynn (The Actors Diet) October 4, 2009 at 1:32 pm

woah, trippy! have a great sunday, kath!

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23 Jenna October 4, 2009 at 1:34 pm

great lookin pic of the breaky kath!
jenna

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24 maya October 4, 2009 at 1:35 pm

:) love windows live photo gallery! so fiun…!

love the breakfast as usual!

xo

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25 Cynthia (It All Changes) October 4, 2009 at 1:44 pm

I love the photo shopping. Nice to change it up sometimes :-)

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26 Karina (Like Some Cat from Japan) October 4, 2009 at 1:58 pm

I always look forward to looking at your breakfasts!
They look so beautiful all the time

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27 coco October 4, 2009 at 2:28 pm

this combo looks yummy and this effect very exotic!
Kath, I have two questions:
1) when do you add chia seed when you cook the oatmeal? at the beginning?
2) how long does wheat berries last in fridge once it’s cooked?

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28 Tina October 4, 2009 at 2:29 pm

I’ve been wanting to try wheatberries for the longest time!! Your oatmeal bowls are always so varied and look so good. I think I’m gonna have to start looking to yours for breakfast inspiration.

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29 Jenna October 4, 2009 at 2:30 pm

Awesome photo Kath! It looks so cool!

Enjoy your lazy Sunday!

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30 Kath October 4, 2009 at 7:41 pm

Leah,
Yes, I’m going through a stage. I think it’s more fun in the winter when it’s cozy and cold. I’m in a going-to-a-class stage, but no one has been able to go.

Seth,
Windows Live Photo Gallery. I shoot in 3000 resolution and resize to 640 – WLPG does it in bulk and it’s a great organization system.

coco,
At the beginning

7-10 days

Kath

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31 Whit October 4, 2009 at 9:16 pm

I like the acid wash feature…veddy interesting. Perhaps I should check into this windows live photo gallery. You like it better than Picasa?

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32 Kath October 5, 2009 at 9:50 am

Whit,
i haven’t used picasa for much more than a test, so I’m not 100% sure, but I do like it.

Kath

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