On A Sunday Schedule

February 8, 2009

Mornin’. I woke up at 8 this morning with a slight headache and lots of stiffness. I of course turned to my remedies: yoga + oatmeal. I did 45 minutes Yoga For Runners, which I like a lot. My stiffness is gone, headache pending.

By the time I was finished with yoga it was 9:00. Since I’ve got lunch and a movie with my girlfriends today, I knew time would be tight. I asked the husband if he’d rather make breakfast or go for a short run. He chose breakfast. The run can wait :) I’m planning to bike to the movie and walk to the grocery store, so I might just skip a run to avoid taking a second shower.

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The topping spotlight today was on this Cocoa Pistachio ProBar. I like these more and more with each new flavor I tried. I love how they are like a bunch of seeds compressed together – they crumble easily and have lots of fun little pieces to chew.

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The mix:

  • 1/3 cup oats, vanilla soy milk, water, 1/2 small banana, 2 tbsp wheatberries, pinch salt, splash vanilla, 1.5-ish tbsp raisins
  • ~1/4 ProBar
  • 1/2 tbsp flax
  • A few butterscotch chips
  • Spoonful EF PB

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We shared a French press, so I had about 3/4 a cup of cafe

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Off to shower, walk to HT, bike to movie and Dean & Deluca. Have a super Sunday 😎

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1 Katie February 8, 2009 at 10:19 am

What kind of butterscotch chips do you use? I checked some out at my grocery store and they all had trans fat (partially hydrogenated oil) in them…


2 zestycook February 8, 2009 at 10:42 am

Looks like another busy day Kath! Enjoy your Sunday! What movie are you going to?



3 VeggieGirl February 8, 2009 at 10:46 am

Hope your headache goes away soon!!


4 seelee live (for the love of peanut butter) February 8, 2009 at 10:55 am

Hi KATH ! What movie are you seeing today? Whatever it is, enjoy it and have a leisurely day! Are probars available @ WF?


5 sue February 8, 2009 at 11:05 am

you breakfast setup is so pretty and sunny. enjoy the rest of your day :)


6 Shelby February 8, 2009 at 11:14 am

It looks like a flower is growing out of your oatmeal!


7 jennifer February 8, 2009 at 11:30 am

Skip the run… seriously, you get enough cardio!


8 Amelia February 8, 2009 at 11:35 am

That ProBar flavor sounds great. I love pistachios and they are in far too few things!

Enjoy your movie!


9 Oh She Glows February 8, 2009 at 11:57 am

Beautiful flower! Have a great (headache free) rest of the day. I woke up with a headache too- from just 1 glass of red wine! ugh


10 K February 8, 2009 at 12:12 pm

Love the flower! Have fun today at lunch and the movie :)


11 theoddbod February 8, 2009 at 12:15 pm

looks like you’ve discovered the perfect cure for a hangover


12 laci February 8, 2009 at 12:15 pm

Hi Kath!
Sorry about the head ache! Lovely flower, and mouthwaterin bowl of oats, as usual! Have a nice time watching your movie! 😉


13 Sharon February 8, 2009 at 12:16 pm

Have a splendid time!


14 thepinkpeppercorn February 8, 2009 at 12:21 pm

ooooh yummy breakfast! Love the placemat :)


15 Bec February 8, 2009 at 1:00 pm

love your breakfast and the bowl its in, enjoy your Sunday!


16 Helen's Journey February 8, 2009 at 1:35 pm

Happy Sunday :) Hope you get rid of that pesky headache.


17 Kristin February 8, 2009 at 1:46 pm

Your oatmeal bowls are always a source of inspiration for me! I never thought to stick a flower in the middle though… should try it next time 😉

Have a great Sunday!


18 Sarah (lovINmytummy) February 8, 2009 at 1:48 pm

Love pistachios!!! Hope your movie doesn’t suck. I HATE that!


19 Betsy in Pittsburgh February 8, 2009 at 1:51 pm

Interesting ProBar flavor… I’ve tried a few but not that one. I haven’t been too crazy about them, but I can see how they’d be good in small doses as a topper.


20 Miche February 8, 2009 at 2:04 pm

Kath, why do you add salt to your oatmeal? Can anyone tell me the effect of salt, and if we can skip it.


21 Briana February 8, 2009 at 2:15 pm

Hope you feel better, and I love your bowl and place-mat.


22 brandi February 8, 2009 at 3:13 pm

Oh, I’m so jealous of Dean &Deluca! I’ve never been.

Have fun!


23 Beadie @ What I Ate Yesterday February 8, 2009 at 3:33 pm

I hope you are having a glorious Sunday!


24 JENNA February 8, 2009 at 4:25 pm

Your probar sounds yummy!! I’m gonna have to check those out.


25 Anna February 8, 2009 at 5:30 pm

I love the idea of butterscotch chips on oatmeal- they’re so flavorful that I bet a couple morsels really goes a long way!

Speaking of oatmeal..I gave you an oatmeal shout-out in my post today- check it out! :)


26 Meg February 8, 2009 at 5:49 pm

Enjoy your day and the movie! Love the oats!


27 Courtney (The Hungry Yogini) February 8, 2009 at 7:50 pm

Yum-o! Hope you enjoyed your girl’s day!


28 Kath February 8, 2009 at 7:59 pm

Katie ,
Unfortunately my butterscotch chips have partially hydrogenated.. in them too. I didn’t realize this until I had opened them! I’ll finish the bag, but not sure I’ll buy them again.

Miche ,
You can definitely skip the salt. It’s more to bring out the flavor, as salt is known as a flavor enhancer. I don’t really taste it, but I notice my oats are blander when it’s missing.



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