Simply Morning

January 19, 2011

No workout today (we needed the sleep!)

No walking (had to check out of hotel and drive)

Just a good ole breakfast enjoyed during morning meeting.

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Un-overnight oats that were put together 20 minutes before eating. It works just fine – it’s just not quite as thick and doughy as an overnight soak.

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The Mix

  • ~1/2 cup muesli
  • 1 container Siggi’s Vanilla (I prefer plain yogurt for overnight oats)
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 mashed banana – super ripe!
  • Crunchy Buckwheat Granola
  • A Biscoff!!

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Plus, of course, coffee!

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We’ve got a big day of sandwich making ahead – and a road trip up to Missoula after that.

Happy Tuesday? Wednesday?

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1 Meg January 19, 2011 at 10:11 am

Biscoff makes up for the fact that they weren’t doughy, right? ;)

Enjoy your day!

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2 Anna @ Newlywed, Newly Veg January 19, 2011 at 10:12 am

Mmmm…Biscoff is a welcome addition to ANY meal!

Happy road-tripping!

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3 Angela @ Eat Spin Run Repeat January 19, 2011 at 10:12 am

I have never tried a Biscoff but judging by your rave reviews they sound like something I need to get my hands on! Enjoy sandwich school! :)

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4 Liz @ Tip Top Shape January 19, 2011 at 10:13 am

Your quickly thrown together breakfasts sound better than my planned ones ever do!! You are clearly destined to have a career with food :D

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5 Samantha Angela @ Bikini Birthday January 19, 2011 at 10:13 am

I wasn’t aware that sandwich making was such a big part of Great Harvest.

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6 Kath January 19, 2011 at 10:15 am

It’s not a huge portion, but we’re in Sandwich School this week

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7 Christine January 19, 2011 at 10:14 am

It’s Wednesday!

I usually forget to make overnight oats, so I am always surprised at how doughy they ARE….

Have fun!

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8 Jil @ Big City, Lil Kitchen January 19, 2011 at 10:17 am

Love Biscoff..so much.

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9 jen @ taste life January 19, 2011 at 10:17 am

Sometimes a morning without exercise is just perfect, isn’t it? And breakfast looks delish.

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10 Trish @I_am_Succeeding January 19, 2011 at 10:20 am

safe travels…oh and yummy looking breakfast.

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11 Sarena (The Non-Dairy Queen) January 19, 2011 at 10:20 am

Looks like a tasty way to start the day! Have a great Wednesday!

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12 cathyb.@brightbakes January 19, 2011 at 10:21 am

safe travels…and our breakfast looks similar :) Never would’ve thought of a raw oats/yogurt-soaked combo before I started reading KERF!
love,
cathy b.

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13 Amanda January 19, 2011 at 10:21 am

Really loving your blog Kath. Very entertaining, creative and authentic! I have a question that maybe you or another blogger can answer. How do you get your pictures side by side?
xoxo

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14 Kath January 19, 2011 at 10:40 am

I use Windows Live Writer and format them in there by resizing them down until they fit

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15 Amanda January 19, 2011 at 11:44 am

Thanks girl;)

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16 Amalfi Girl (EatRunHaveFun.blogspot) January 19, 2011 at 10:22 am

That actually puts me in the mood for crumbling a graham cracker into my oatmeal…

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17 Allison K. January 19, 2011 at 10:31 am

Yay! You are going to LOOOOOOVE Missoula!

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18 Heather January 19, 2011 at 10:40 am

Enjoy your trip to Missoula!

What a great idea to crumble a cracker into my oatmeal – I need to make granola this weekend to add to my oatmeal in the morning!

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19 Jessica @ How Sweet It Is January 19, 2011 at 10:43 am

How fun is sandwich school? I want to go to sandwich school!

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20 Alaina January 19, 2011 at 10:51 am

My days are kind of melding together too. I think it’s Wednesday? :-)

Have fun in Missoula!

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21 Michele @ Healthy Cultivations January 19, 2011 at 10:55 am

Hmm, Wednesday it is. I’ve come to LOVE overnight oats and look forward to them. When I first saw them on blogs, I thought it was a bit insane… until I tried it. Now, I prefer them cold to hot.

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22 Tine January 19, 2011 at 11:10 am

Lots of biscoffs (speculoos) in Belgium here.
The Lotus Bakeries story started in Belgium. Jummie!

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23 Ann @ Day by Day January 19, 2011 at 11:13 am

Oh good another day of sandwich school! Have fun on your trip to Missoula!

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24 Hope January 19, 2011 at 11:15 am

I’ve never had a biscoff before. It sounds and looks good. Overnight Oats are always so yummy! Yours always look perfect! Have fun at sandwich school and in Missoula!

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25 Krystina January 19, 2011 at 11:27 am

I tried biscoff for the first time on my Delta flight and fell in love!

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26 Laura @ Sprint 2 the Table January 19, 2011 at 11:28 am

Oddly, I actually like the non-overnight oats. I like a little crunch. :)

And I have sandwich school envy. Haha!

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27 Katy (The Singing Runner) January 19, 2011 at 11:29 am

My friend worked in Missoula over the summer! She loved it! :D

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28 Heather (heathers dish) January 19, 2011 at 11:35 am

Sometimes the simplest breakfasts are the best…I think today’s is a prime example :)

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29 Bess @ Bess Be Fit January 19, 2011 at 11:36 am

It definitely feels like Tuesday since I didn’t have to work on MLK day….but yay that its hump day! Weekend is just that much closer :)

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30 lynn (The Actors Diet) January 19, 2011 at 11:40 am

yeah i had no idea what day today was either!

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31 Kiran January 19, 2011 at 11:42 am

Yummy Biscoff! Wondering whether it would taste as good in a pumpkin oatmeal? :)

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32 Katie January 19, 2011 at 11:45 am

I always need a crunch in things I eat, especially oats! Love that you crumbled up the biscoff in there!

Have a fun day!

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33 Natalia - a side of simple January 19, 2011 at 12:05 pm

Happy…day! I’m thinking biscoff should make a regular appearance at breakfast time. I mean…it is basically a tea cookie…

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34 Beth @ DiningAndDishing January 19, 2011 at 12:09 pm

You know you’re having fun when you forget what day of the week it is :).

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35 Allie January 19, 2011 at 12:11 pm

Sometimes it is soo nice to take a break from working out and walking a lot to just get going with your day, huh?! Your breakfast looks awesome, especially the warm coffee :) Have a great day today!

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36 Maryann January 19, 2011 at 12:20 pm

Have a safe drive! I’m still on winter break and sometimes forget what day it is as well :)

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37 Christin@purplebirdblog January 19, 2011 at 12:26 pm

I can’t wait to see more sandwich making photos!! This is so much fun!

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38 Rachel @ Grateful Girl Goes Gluten Free January 19, 2011 at 12:35 pm

Your sandwich making is keeping my google reader so interesting!

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39 Shannon @A Pinch of Ginger January 19, 2011 at 12:50 pm

Safe travels and enjoy your trip back to Missoula. One of my favorite towns to visit by far :) Was there last summer and was enamored by its charm :)

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40 Sarah (Running to Slow Things Down) January 19, 2011 at 12:56 pm

Mmm…this looks fabulous! I love “un”overnight oats.

Have a fabulous Wednesday, Kath! And happy sandwich making! :D

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41 Namaste Gurl January 19, 2011 at 1:00 pm

At least they were in some what of oat form— and you got your oat fix, of course! :)

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42 Justeen @ Blissful Baking January 19, 2011 at 1:10 pm

Mmm I haven’t had overnight oats in a while – the cold weather makes we crave a bowl of hot oats in the morning! But I do love cool, creamy overnight oats once in a while. Maybe I’ll have it for breakfast tomorrow :)

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43 kaila @ healthy helper blog! January 19, 2011 at 1:21 pm

Hmmm I love overnight oats….and I love siggis vanilla flavor, its my absolute favorite yogurt ever! Hope you have a great last day and safe roadtrippin’! Looks like Montana was a lot of fun!

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44 Kate (What Kate is Cooking) January 19, 2011 at 1:36 pm

Even though I’ve never had a Biscoff, I want to get some if I ever find them. They look great on oatmeal :)

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45 Salah@myhealthiestlifestyle January 19, 2011 at 1:45 pm

haha Happy Wednesday girl!

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46 Sandy January 19, 2011 at 1:57 pm

Love your attitude. It is always so refreshing to read your posts and you never grumble about the conditions or situation but just make the best of everything. Thank you.

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47 Amy at TheSceneFromMe January 19, 2011 at 2:30 pm

Some days sleep is just more important that a workout for mental health! Happy Sammy Makin Day!

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48 Sam January 19, 2011 at 2:46 pm

I am still cracking up thinking about your mom face…the frowny smile. Hilarious!
Are you still selling KERF shirts? I can’t seem to find them.

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49 Kath January 19, 2011 at 2:49 pm

I am! They are here: http://www.cafepress.com/katheats

They probably need an update!

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50 J3nn (Jenn's Menu and Lifestyle Blog) January 19, 2011 at 2:56 pm

That looks so good! I bet the Biscoff is out-of-this-world yummy on it!!

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51 Anne @ butter and bear January 19, 2011 at 3:56 pm

I have yogurt and granola or muesli every morning for breakfast, but have never thought to put them together the night before. I am definitely going to try that tonight, yours looks yummy!

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52 Lisa (bakebikeblog) January 19, 2011 at 4:38 pm

Safe travels!!!

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53 ann January 19, 2011 at 5:03 pm

I thought buckwheat had wheat in it but I saw it today in the gluten free section (I am gluten free). I have been wanting to try your buckwheat granoloa and now am so excited to do so.

Yeah!

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54 Hannah January 19, 2011 at 6:12 pm

Biscoff… oh how you taunt me!

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55 Chelsea @ One Healthy Munchkin January 19, 2011 at 7:04 pm

Sometimes it’s nice to take an entire day off from physical activity. The rest gives me so much energy for working out the next day!

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56 Allison @ Happy Tales January 19, 2011 at 7:47 pm

Your big breakfast bowl of oats look fantastic! And gosh, I know… I can’t believe today is Wednesday…and it’s practically over now! This week is a’flyin’ by!

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57 Kate January 19, 2011 at 11:25 pm

Kath,

I had no clue Great Harvest served sandwiches…there is one just a few miles away and I’ve never been. I went to their site and THEY do have sammiches. Is that a new thing??!

http://www.greatharvestpeoria.com/sandwiches.html

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