And They Lived Happily Ever After

September 19, 2010

We had such a great time this weekend!!

The highlight of last night was obviously the delicious END PIECE of wedding cake I enjoyed. After dessert I got up to go to the bathroom and came back to the table to find Matt had located the extra-cake table and snuck over another small piece for us to share in raspberry flavor. He knows me so well :)

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The food was great [best bleu cheese I’ve ever had!!!!], the setting breathtaking, the weather perfect, and the bride and groom in love <3

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The drive home, however, was long, dark and NOT handsome!!

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This morning I feel like someone stuffed me with 5 loaves of bread. Oh wait, that someone was ME!!! On top of my 1.5 pieces of cake, I had a Manhattan, too much butternut squash ravioli in cream sauce, a wedding favor cookie and a lot of chocolate “chips”. Definitely ready to make a grocery list full of my favorite green foods!

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Didn’t know what to make for breakfast today [neither filling oatmeal nor smoothies were appealing], but felt that it should involve fruit and some of the fresh Great Harvest bread we picked up from Great Harvest Warrenton before the wedding.

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A coconut muffin, a small loaf of Honey Whole Wheat and some Apple Crunch Bread!

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I toasted some Apple Crunch under the broiler and topped it with a pumpkin + greek yogurt mix, Crofter’s mixed with coconut butter (thought this would make a sauce but it made hard clumps like berries!) and a blob of Nuttzo.

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Plus kiwi

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And coffee

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No idea what’s in store for today, but we’ve got blue skies above!

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1 Hannah September 19, 2010 at 8:35 am

That Crofters + coconut butter mix looks *exactly* like crystallised violets. So pretty! :)


2 barefootgirl (our first CSA) September 19, 2010 at 8:48 am

hmm… pumpkin & Greek yogurt.. must try!


3 Freya (Brit Chick Runs) September 19, 2010 at 8:50 am

That looks like a breakfast of kings – such luxury!


4 Mary @ Bites and Bliss September 19, 2010 at 8:56 am

Mmm a coconut muffin sounds great right about now :) and how sweet of Matt to sneak an extra slice for you two!


5 Peggy September 19, 2010 at 8:58 am

That breakfast looks freakin’ awesome!


6 Ellen @ Undercover Runner Eats September 19, 2010 at 8:59 am

The Apple Crunch is one of my favorites from GH!


7 Ally September 19, 2010 at 9:03 am

I really enjoyed those wedding pics Kath! Cute, cute dress you had on :)


8 Marina September 19, 2010 at 9:05 am

I woke up not hungry for breakfast too, weird.
Pumpkin and yogurt make such a great combo, don’t they.
Enjoy your day!


9 Claire C September 19, 2010 at 9:06 am

That breakfast looks delicious!I recently found out that we DO have a Great Harvest around where I live!!I was able to sample a piece of Cinnamon Chip…Sooooo goooood!I brought home some Dakota rolls.It was definitely worth a little drive.I will be going back for sure:-)cc


10 faith @ gracefulfitness September 19, 2010 at 9:16 am

Yes, it’s a gorgeous day! Want to come over for a Pumpkin Chili dinner?


11 Kath September 19, 2010 at 9:23 am

Yeah! Is that a real invitation!?


12 faith @ gracefulfitness September 19, 2010 at 9:29 am



13 Samantha September 19, 2010 at 9:24 am

Did you see what kind of blue cheese it was? Rogue creamery by any chance?


14 Kath September 19, 2010 at 9:26 am

It was something Azure – but I can’t see to easily find it on Google


15 lynn (The Actors Diet) September 19, 2010 at 9:43 am

sounds like a wonderful morning after bfast. love that matt found xtra cake for you.


16 Valerie @ City|Life|Eats September 19, 2010 at 10:16 am

Yay for extra wedding cake :) Love your twist on bread and jam for breakfast :)


17 Lauren at KeepItSweet September 19, 2010 at 10:19 am

yum, apple crunch bread sounds amazing!


18 Angela @ Eat Spin Run Repeat September 19, 2010 at 10:41 am

Nice breakfast! I just had a look at the gorgeous wedding photos – you look stunning by the way! Have a great Sunday. :)


19 holly @ couchpotatoathlete September 19, 2010 at 10:46 am

A nice light breakfast is perfect after a heavy day of eating. But how often do you get to enjoy good wedding cake? Not too often :)

Enjoy your day, we’ve got nice cool weather in MN and I am enjoying every second of it!


20 Stacey (The Habit of Healthy) September 19, 2010 at 10:46 am

It sounds like you had a fab time at the wedding. You always have such tasty looking bread – umm, yum!


21 Camille September 19, 2010 at 10:47 am

The end piece is my favorite too!
Sounds like a delicious wedding :)


22 Michelle @ Give Me the Almond Butter September 19, 2010 at 10:58 am

It is so great moving back to my college town knowing that there is a Great Harvest here as well. I love how Great Harvest is a chain store, but definitely doesn’t feel like it!


23 Megan September 19, 2010 at 11:08 am

Where is your dress from? I love love love it.


24 Kath September 19, 2010 at 1:14 pm

Loehmann’s and it’s Speechless brand


25 Heather September 19, 2010 at 11:10 am

Looks like you had a great time at the wedding.

Your breakfast looks like the perfect recovery – enjoy the beautiful day!


26 Estela @ Weekly Bite September 19, 2010 at 11:26 am

I always have no appetite after a big eating event.

Looks like you had a great breakfast though :)

Have a wonderful Sunday :)


27 Sarah (Running to Slow Things Down) September 19, 2010 at 11:29 am

What a beautiful breakfast! I’m loving your Crofters + Coconut creation. It really does look like berries! 😀


28 Caitlin (EatFeats) September 19, 2010 at 11:31 am

That extra piece of cake story is so sweet. What a wonderful husband!


29 Sandy September 19, 2010 at 11:46 am

I do not care what they serve at a wedding, as long as I can have two pieces of wedding cake! Always my favorite part of the wedding.


30 Bee Goes Bananas September 19, 2010 at 12:00 pm

That meal looks so bright and summery! It almost makes me forget that fall is just around the corner.


31 Steph September 19, 2010 at 12:00 pm

How many different blogs do you follow? I constantly find that my preplanned meal menu changes after I’ve visited a few bloggers :)


32 Kath September 19, 2010 at 1:15 pm

Maybe 50!?


33 Jil @ Peace, Love & Munchies September 19, 2010 at 12:17 pm

Ohh – beautiful breakfast! and the wedding sounds wonderful!


34 Sana September 19, 2010 at 12:46 pm

:) Enjoy the blue skies!


35 Tina September 19, 2010 at 1:07 pm

I always need super light meals like that after a more indulgent night. Looks good! And glad you had fun at the wedding. :)


36 Elizabeth September 19, 2010 at 1:08 pm

The apple crunch and kiwi look amazing.


37 Christina @ Food.Fun.Fabulous September 19, 2010 at 1:19 pm

I just went to a Great Harvest for the first time the other day :)


38 Kate September 19, 2010 at 2:05 pm

If you’re ever in Warrenton for the day, have dinner at Iron Bridge Wine Company which is a few blocks down and across the street from Great Harvest. I worked there until a week ago when I moved across the country. It’s got a great selection of wine and the food is yummy! Try the baked brie and shrimp and grits. Or if you’re there on a weekend, they have started working with the Farm Buyers Club to do a special local menu. Fried green tomatoes and beet salad!!


39 [email protected] September 19, 2010 at 2:29 pm

Quick question…when you buy a lot of bread do you have a hard time eating it all before it goes bad? Or do you freeze it? My husband and I find that when we buy bread some goes bad because there are just the two of us and we don’t eat it fast enough…we recently started freezing all our bread immediately after buying!


40 Kath September 19, 2010 at 4:30 pm

We love bread and rarely have trouble eating a loaf :) But we also eat really good bread that lasts a good week. But we do freeze loaves whole if we have a lot on hand


41 Simply Life September 19, 2010 at 2:31 pm

oh that bread looks so fresh and yummy!


42 Amber K September 19, 2010 at 3:39 pm

Weddings have some of the best food! Yum.


43 Paula September 19, 2010 at 3:49 pm

I just recently found a Great Harvest near my home. I love the honey whole wheat bread. It is low fat and will not turn green for 7-10 days. It is great for those who are looking to avoid oils and are watching the fat content. I like reading your blog to know more about what is available at GH.


44 Natalia - a side of simple September 19, 2010 at 5:01 pm

Mmm, what a colorful breakfast! That Apple Crunch melt looks heavenly!


45 stacey-healthylife September 19, 2010 at 6:01 pm

I love the color of breakfast and your dress is very pretty.


46 lauren September 19, 2010 at 6:17 pm

i’ve lived in warrenton for 17 years! so funny you’ve been to main street. love your blog!


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