Feet To Go Before I Sleep

September 24, 2008

A late-night hello! Micro went all the way to 9:00 tonight. *Groan*

But Girls on the Run was fun!! Today’s lesson was healthy habits, which of course included making good food choices among others like flossing, exercising, journaling, washing hands. We had the girls play a relay where they wrote down 4 foods they ate in the past few days and they had to run and put them in envelopes according to the food pyramid groups. It was fun!! I ran about a mile with them during the last 15 minutes of practice, and my coach and I did another 3 miles afterward.  This week I put on dry clothes and felt great in lab – I even forgot that I had once been sweaty!

GREAT wrap tonight!!!


  • Garden of Eatin’ tortilla (frozen/thawed)
  • 2 slices smoked turkey
  • Avocado
  • Honey mustard
  • Sun-dried tomato feta (star ingredient)
  • Garden basil
  • Romaine
  • Tomato

I love fat wraps and this guy was quite fat when I tucked him into the foil.


Plus some wheatberries in applesauce!


And a date for dessert. <3 dates!


Eating around 5:00. I wasn’t that hungry just having ran, but I knew I had to eat or I’d wind up starving in lab.


Cereal Surprise

The husband invented something he calls “Cereal Surprise” a few years ago that is basically a calorie bomb of cereal, peanut butter, nuts and milk (he used to use cool whip which was REALLY good until we discovered the trans-fats in it…) So for years now I have been having bites of his surprise. When I walked in the door tonight at 9:20 debating what to have for a snack, he suggested a CS – and I went for it. I kept mine smaller and a little lighter than his typical concoctions, but it tasted just as good :)

It was a mix of Kashi U (finished the box, thought it was good but not worth the cost to buy regularly), H2H, GoLean, a few almonds, a spoonful of PB and hemp milk. SO glad to have hemp milk again after a long hiatus!! We actually got the wrong kind last week. I asked the husband to get some and he said they were out of the purple Living Harvest and came home with Hemp Plus, which literally smelled/tasted like dog food. It did not get consumed by me, but he drank/ate it all somehow! Probably in cereal surprises!


Check out what came in the mail today!!!!!!!!! THANK YOU tfh!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I can’t WAIT to try the Coconut Cream since none of my stores carry it.


I was hoping to workout tomorrow morning, but since it’s 10pm already I’d be better off getting enough sleep and studying for my nutrition test in the morning. Hopefully I’ll be in the mood for an afternoon workout despite the fact that there’s rain in the forecast.


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1 Megan September 24, 2008 at 9:24 pm

Your wrap looks delicious.

I love the Living Harvest Hemp Milk.

I am anxious to try the coconut Larabar and the PB Larabar, but I can’t find them anywhere!


2 Nicole September 24, 2008 at 9:24 pm

I feel your pain with the late classes! I’ve got an english class that goes until 9! Boo!

Cereal surprise sounds FABULOUS!


3 Meghann September 24, 2008 at 9:29 pm

I’m definitely going to have tro try a nut butter in one my cereal creations


4 Nikole September 24, 2008 at 9:34 pm

The Coconut Cream Pie Larabar is by far my favorite bar…ever! It is so so good.

Now I am going to have to go try some Cereal Surprise though since I am out of the Coconut bars.


5 SmA033 September 24, 2008 at 9:38 pm

i haven’t seen coconut here where i live yet :(
kath, where do you buy your hemp milk from??


6 Tina O. September 24, 2008 at 10:02 pm

I’m excited to try Larabars, I just found out they sell them at Trader Joe’s. But I also saw they were bought by General Mills this year. I’m not so sure that’s a good thing.


7 Charlie Hills September 24, 2008 at 10:14 pm

“Garden of Eatin'” … now if I could think up stuff like that, I’d be a brazillionaire.


8 Gingersnap September 24, 2008 at 10:35 pm

Kath: your recipes always look so good, even if they’re a brown-bagger! I have been thinking about trying hemp milk, so now if I get some I will know what to avoid…lol.


9 magpie September 24, 2008 at 10:41 pm

I love cereal surprises – I never had a name for mine before though :) I like mixing in yogurt and applesauce and even a bit of ice cream or maple syrup. Sooo many options.


10 Jessica September 24, 2008 at 10:51 pm

Olivia and I are really looking forward to our lunch together in Earthfare tomorrow!! :) See you at 12:30!


11 Twinks September 24, 2008 at 11:16 pm

I must just not like larabars at all. That coconut one is one of the worst I’ve tried!


12 Kelsey Miles September 24, 2008 at 11:33 pm

I need to know how the coconut cream tastes and the nutritional stats.. coconut is my favorite flavor in the world.. (well besides grape kool-aid)..


13 Karen September 24, 2008 at 11:44 pm

Coconut cream! What! I’ve got to try that one. Thanks for the heads up. Cute new photo of you and the husband in your bike hats btw.


14 Gina September 24, 2008 at 11:45 pm

Hi! I just found your blog tonite when I was looking for a healthy oatmeal bar recipe. I googled and stumbled upon your blog. I totally dig your blog! I’m always looking for new healthy food ideas and I love what you are doing here! So glad I found it! Thanks!


15 madison (follow my weigh) September 25, 2008 at 12:13 am

i reaaaally want to try the coconut cream one! none of my stores carry it either. let us know how it is!


16 ppp September 25, 2008 at 1:07 am

Why dont my wraps ever come out that pretty? :(


17 MizFit September 25, 2008 at 5:30 am

so so SO cool about GIRLS ON THE RUN.

love that organization.


18 Christie September 25, 2008 at 5:45 am

I have cereal suprise often for my night time snack… it is the perfect thing! + SOME CAROB CHIPS!


19 VeggieGirl September 25, 2008 at 5:47 am

So glad that Girls on the Run was fun!!

Dates + cereal surprise + LARABARS = excellent!!!


20 Kath September 25, 2008 at 5:55 am

SmA033 ,

Jessica ,
Me too! Let’s hope the rain holds off for the walk over!

Gina ,
Welcome to KERF!!



21 Katie September 25, 2008 at 6:24 am

I seriously LOVE turkey and avo wraps. they are a staple meal for me. lol and dates are better than chocolate for me. No flames! But it’s true. I Loooove dates!


22 caitlin (seebriderun) September 25, 2008 at 6:43 am

ooo yum! you’ll love the coconut larabar! they are my fav.


23 AlliJag September 25, 2008 at 7:43 am

OMG – Sun Dried Tomato Feta??? That sounds to die for! Do you use a specific brand, or was it just something you stumbled on to in the grocery store?


24 Caroline F September 25, 2008 at 8:32 am

OH MAN! I feel your pain on the Hemp plus milk. I beleive this was the brand I asked you about a few weeks back having SUCH a horrible experience with it! I am such a stickler when it comes to wasting food that I will usually grin and bear it but i had to literally pour the entire thing down the drain :/ Cant wait to see how you enjoy the Coconut LB, as I was thisclose to buying it yesterday at the store, until I remembered all my trusty bloggers I had to be a reference! Happy Thursday!


25 Teddy September 25, 2008 at 9:01 am

I love hemp milk but it’s expensive so I only buy it as a treat for myself every once in a while


26 HangryPants September 25, 2008 at 9:05 am

What a cute game for the girls!

So, your Sigg dent. Did it make you sad at first? My first dent did. I’ve gotten past it though.



27 runjess September 25, 2008 at 9:19 am

I would buy those tortillas based on name alone.

Wheatberries in applesauce!? Good idea.

Thanks for the Kashi U info. I too think it is way too expensive.


28 lauren September 25, 2008 at 9:25 am

coconut creme pie larabar is the BEST. I am eating one right now for my mid-morning snack!


29 Rachel September 25, 2008 at 10:20 am

The coconut cream pie larabar is amazing. I was entirely underwhelmed by the pb cookie though. I think cashew cookie is way better. I also tried cinnamon roll, which was also really good!

I’ve always mixed cereals together. I call it a cereal salad. lots of different textures!

I love kashi go lean so much because it has so many different pieces all in one box, no need to buy a whole mess of different cereals, as cereal is dangerous to keep around.


30 Tina September 25, 2008 at 10:47 am

Kath, you will LOVE the coconut cream flavor!!!


31 Kath September 25, 2008 at 3:56 pm

AlliJag ,
It’s President brand. It’s fat-free, which I buy for the texture alone.

Dent happened the first week and made me very sad :(



32 Rachel January 19, 2012 at 8:56 am

Your posts felt so honest back then… I truly miss them!


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