Draining Hourglass

April 30, 2009

Time is closing in on me!!

I had a noon phone call followed by an errand uptown and just finished lunch!! The granola breakfast actually held me over beautifully – I didn’t start getting hungry until around 1pm – 4 hours later. And it was only light hunger, so I could have gone another hour (and really did before I had my “real” lunch).

Kelsey  stopped by around 1 and before I knew it my chance to have lunch was gone, so I chose a snack to have on my drive up and back. (This errand was a beauty thing that I probably shouldn’t say to be unladylike – nothing major).

So my snack was a big apple and some nuts: cranberry pecans and salty peanuts. They held me over perfectly until I could have a 3pm lunch.

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When I got home I was getting hungry again so I made a sandwich: Navy Bean Dip (too much raw garlic ), Goat Cheese + Spinach with some pimentos on a Dakota bun.

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Half a cup of Stonyfield yogurt with 1 heaping tbsp PB2 and some AgavePlus granola. I am lovin’ PB2 in yogurt!

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And a carrot

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Which needed a dip into the Barney Butter jar!

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I gotta get back to studying or Biochem is going to me in the face tomorrow!!

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1 Shannon (The Daily Balance) April 30, 2009 at 2:45 pm

Lovin that sandwich! great flavor combos! Good luck studying!!! ;)

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2 Carrie H April 30, 2009 at 2:45 pm

Heh heh … love the fist. : )

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3 Lisa April 30, 2009 at 2:53 pm

Ladylike, schmadylike – being pretty is dirty work!

PB2 in yogurt sounds quite tasty. Now I just have to see if I can find it …

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4 Kristen April 30, 2009 at 2:54 pm

It’s so funny the difference camera angles can make. For example–the bowl with a half-cup of yogurt looks like the size of one of my huge breakfast cereal bowls! Haha =)

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5 Jenn@slim-shoppin April 30, 2009 at 3:07 pm

Good luck on your studies!

Your lunch looked great. I’ve never tried carrot/pb combo! That sounds pretty good!

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6 Jennifer April 30, 2009 at 3:15 pm

I love the fist emoticon!!! Adorable!

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7 brandi April 30, 2009 at 3:17 pm

good luck with your studying! So close to the end!!!

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8 Sharon April 30, 2009 at 3:23 pm

Good luck!

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9 megan April 30, 2009 at 3:23 pm

do you mix pb2 with water first or just stir it right in the yogurt?

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10 Danielle April 30, 2009 at 3:25 pm

Good luck with studying, your so close to being done!
Your food looks fantastic!

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11 Runeatrepeat April 30, 2009 at 3:28 pm

It’s tough work to be a girl, hope the errand was an enjoyable one and not a waxing type one.

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12 Kailey (SnackFace) April 30, 2009 at 3:40 pm

My day is escaping me, too! I’m vowing never to sleep in again!

Hmm that girly task sounds like it may have been painful. I’m just sayin’, I don’t like having to wax my upper lip. Therefore it goes wild sometimes. I hope that’s not what you were doing. haha

I love the lunch in parts! My fave thing to do…just eat here and there all day.

Good luck with the studying, Kath!

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13 Brooke April 30, 2009 at 3:41 pm

When you put the PB2 in the yogurt do you put it in once it has been prepared with water? Or do you just add the powder?

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14 Run Sarah April 30, 2009 at 3:56 pm

What an awesome sandwich combo! Carrots always taste better with PB or AB!

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15 Heather April 30, 2009 at 3:58 pm

Good luck studying! Looks like you fueled yourself up with some delicious eats to keep you going ;) ! I’ve gotta try my PB2 in yogurt. I haven’t had a chance yet, but I can’t wait to play around with it.

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16 Bec April 30, 2009 at 4:02 pm

good luck with the studying!

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17 Kelly L. April 30, 2009 at 4:04 pm

I lauged at your “lady” errand. Bikini waxes & yearly gyno appointments came to mind. :)

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18 WEEKLY BITE April 30, 2009 at 4:06 pm

Ooooh, I hate it when there’s too much garlic in things!

Good luck on BioChem tomorrow :)

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19 Kara April 30, 2009 at 4:09 pm

You’ve really been amping up the emoticons! It really adds some oomph to the post :)

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20 Michelle April 30, 2009 at 4:18 pm

That sandwich looks amazing .. you make healthy eating look REALLY good!

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21 Michelle Hisae April 30, 2009 at 4:32 pm

Haha, cute emoticons. :)

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22 Beadie @ What I Ate Yesterday April 30, 2009 at 4:36 pm

Ah. The things we go through to stay beautiful :)

Good luck with your studying!

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23 Mara @ What's For Dinner? April 30, 2009 at 4:49 pm

Good luck studying! You know its all worth it!

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24 K April 30, 2009 at 4:56 pm

Haha, I laughed at the fist picture at the end! Good luck, Kath!! You’ll kill your exam!

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25 sue April 30, 2009 at 5:22 pm

haha love all the new emoticons, especially that fist. good luck with the studying!

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26 weight and meditate April 30, 2009 at 5:42 pm

Good luck with biochem!

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27 Sarah April 30, 2009 at 5:46 pm

I never thought about adding pb2 to my yogurt. I may have to try that, I have some just sitting in my pantry than needs to be used.

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28 ari April 30, 2009 at 6:12 pm

hahahahahahaha i love your little emoticons

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29 Stephanie April 30, 2009 at 6:23 pm

What is a Dakota Bun and where do I find them? I haven’t seen them in my regular grocery store.

Good luck on your Biochem exam. I remember when I had to take that class…I don’t envy you! :)

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30 Kath April 30, 2009 at 6:45 pm

Ha! You guys were right with your guesses ;)

megan + Brooke ,
Yup – just stir it right into the yogurt.

Michelle ,
Thanks!! That’s the whole goal of this blog!!

Stephanie ,
They are made by Great Harvest Bread Co. where Matt works.

Kath

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31 Organic Girl aka Ashley H May 1, 2009 at 1:15 am

I had the same problem when I made white bean dip it was so acidic and strong from the raw garlic whoo!

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