Tangerine Sunshine

February 3, 2009

Morning!! I’m in a great mood today thanks to the beautiful blue skies and the bright orange bowl of breakfast

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I started my Tuesday as usual, with yoga. I did 20 minutes of Power Vinyasa #4 with Dawnelle. LOVED IT! It had everything I’ve been looking for the past few days: strength (including an awesome plank-core challenge), lots of flow, pigeon, and a great teacher. I followed session I with a second – Hip Opening Flow. It was much slower + more stretching. The music was kind of scary too – it reminded me of the movie Sling Blade. But my hips feel opened :)

For breakfast I used up some of this multigrain hot cereal I got in bulk from EarthFare ages ago.

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  • 1/3 cup cereal, 2/3 cup water, 1/3 cup milk, 1/2 large banana, pinch salt
  • 1/3 cup pumpkin, stirred in at end
  • ~3 tbsp wheatberries
  • 1 tsp brown sugar (this cereal was more savory than sweet rolled oats so I added a little sugar. I prefer oats…)
  • 1/3 crumbled KIND Almond Coconut Bar (which I find a little too sweet for general snacking but it was perfect over oats!)
  • Barney Butter drizzled on top (the top of the BB jars are always more “flowing” than the bottoms so I scattered it around rather than trying to keep it on the spoon)

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A cuppa French pressed joe. We’re using up some bags of regular coffee and they’re pretty gross. I miss my flavors!!

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KERF Model

Check out Angela sporting the “I Eat Real Food.” shirt!!

I absolutely love this shirt. I purposely bought the ‘looser’ style tee because most of my tees are snug and tight so this was a nice change up! It is so comfy. I love wearing it around the house and it would even make a great workout shirt!

Ang 1

Ang 2

BSI Winner!

I submitted my Date-Stuffed Pork Tenderloin to the Blogger Secret Ingredient contest this week going on at Tales Of Expansion on a whim and it won! Thanks Sarah!

BSI: We have a winner!

Feed Me Carrots ‘N’ Cake

Happy Birthday CNC!!! Congrats Tina for a fun year of blogging :)

I’ve got a million things to do today – ahhhhhh!

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1 VeggieGirl February 3, 2009 at 9:51 am

Beautiful skies, luscious breakfast, winning BSI… fabulous Tuesday for ya so far!! 😀


2 zestycook February 3, 2009 at 9:54 am

Great sounding Tuesday over there Kath! Shirts are looking sharp… oatmeal looks amazing.


3 tina February 3, 2009 at 9:58 am

Awww, thanks for the shout out, Kath!!! :)


4 caitlin (see bride run) February 3, 2009 at 9:59 am

angela is so cute!!

yay for BSI!


5 Heather McD (Heather Eats Almond Butter) February 3, 2009 at 9:59 am

All that hip opening sounds like a great way to start the day…well, that and your bowl of oats. :)

Congrats on the BSI contest. Your recipe sounds amazing! Good luck with your to-do’s.


6 Moran February 3, 2009 at 10:02 am

Good looking oatmeal!!
And congratulations on the BSI contest!


7 Mara @ What's For Dinner? February 3, 2009 at 10:03 am

Gorgeous oats! That BSI recipe looked fantastic! So glad you won!


8 Sharon February 3, 2009 at 10:03 am

Congratulations on the BSI!


9 sue February 3, 2009 at 10:07 am

the drizzled barney butter looks SO good in the close-up shot– like melted caramel on a sundae or something. YUM.


10 Meg February 3, 2009 at 10:07 am

I love the shirt! It has such a great fit. Lovely oats!


11 Beadie @ What I Ate Yesterday February 3, 2009 at 10:08 am

Hoooray for winning the BSI!


12 Missy (Missy Maintains) February 3, 2009 at 10:17 am

Congrats on winning the BSI contest! Love the KERF shirt! So cute! Don’t forget to enter day 2 of popchips contest!


13 Kari February 3, 2009 at 10:26 am

Love the shirt! I’m waiting for mine to come!! :)


14 Courtney (The Hungry Yogini) February 3, 2009 at 10:27 am

Congrats on the win! That’s great.

Love that shirt too!


15 Mel February 3, 2009 at 10:28 am

Congrats on winning the BSI, your recipe sounded delicious!


16 Jessica February 3, 2009 at 10:34 am

Congrats on the BSI – Date win! That was a tough one, can’t wait to see what this weeks will be.


17 JENNA February 3, 2009 at 10:37 am

congrats on winning!


18 brandi February 3, 2009 at 10:48 am

Congrats! And Angela looks so cute in that shirt!


19 Diana February 3, 2009 at 10:57 am

Congrats on the win!
The shirt looks great!


20 Diana (Soap & Chocolate) February 3, 2009 at 11:04 am

GREAT shirt! Nice cereal too, btw. I think looking at its oranginess actually gave me a mood boost!


21 Biz319 February 3, 2009 at 11:07 am

Congrats on the BSI win!!


22 Sarah (lovINmytummy) February 3, 2009 at 11:21 am

I thought you put tangerines in your oats…now THAT would’ve been different!


23 Sarah (Tales of Expansion) February 3, 2009 at 11:30 am

you’re welcome, kath — you deserve it!

your oats are looking bright and cheery … a good way to greet the day. (and i was expecting tangerine in your oats, too — i don’t think i’ve ever tried that!)


24 Nicole February 3, 2009 at 11:31 am

The oats look fantastic :)

I also love french press coffee! It’s such a treat. What do you use to make yours?


25 fitforfree February 3, 2009 at 11:35 am

nice job on bsi!! your recipe looked great.


26 theoddbod February 3, 2009 at 11:39 am

what a dish!


27 Jess February 3, 2009 at 11:39 am

Congrats on the BSI win. That recipe really looks great.


28 Oh She Glows February 3, 2009 at 11:41 am

haha yay! I love my KERF TEE!

I’m such a nerd! But thats cool 😀


29 Oh She Glows February 3, 2009 at 12:11 pm

PS- I probably should have said I am wearing a SMALL in that KERF tee!


30 seelee live (for the love of peanut butter) February 3, 2009 at 12:30 pm

congratulations on winning the BSI!

oats look beautiful!!!! Smooth barney butter is crazyyyyy good!


31 K February 3, 2009 at 12:44 pm

CONGRATS on winning!! Love the modeling!


32 Kaneil, Balance is Best February 3, 2009 at 12:52 pm

Congrats on the win!

I love the shirt that Angela’s modeling. Too cute!



33 JW February 3, 2009 at 1:21 pm

Hey Kath. The HangryPants code no longer works.
:( (for barney butter)


34 Snake February 3, 2009 at 1:38 pm

1. Angela is hot.

2. How about some Men’s KERF apparel?


4. Okbi!


35 Elizabeth (thelongweigh) February 3, 2009 at 1:41 pm

Congratulations on the win! You are so creative!
Your shirt looks so cute on Angela!


36 Chelsea February 3, 2009 at 1:53 pm

Snake’s comment cracked me up.


37 Amelia February 3, 2009 at 1:58 pm

Congrats on the BSI win AND the cute tee!


38 Shelby February 3, 2009 at 2:04 pm



39 Marissa February 3, 2009 at 2:09 pm

Congrats on the win!


40 Kath February 3, 2009 at 4:03 pm

Nicole ,
I use this technique: http://stumptowncoffee.com/guides

JW ,
Bummer. I’ll see what I can do.

Snake ,
LOL!! The t-shirts are unisex!



41 HangryPants February 3, 2009 at 4:36 pm

I saw JW’s comment about the code not working – it was only for one week. Sorry. :(

Also, Kath I usually story my nut butters upside down in the fridge because I think it allows the oils to distribute more evenly. I’ve noticed most natural nut butters are flowier on top.



42 MaryBe February 3, 2009 at 7:03 pm

Angela looks so cute in that shirt!
Congrats on the recipe, it looks great


43 Jess February 3, 2009 at 10:16 pm

I did a google search for Barney Butter coupon codes because I too tried to use an old code. Try using “reluctantentertainer” to get free shipping for orders of $14 or more (basically two jars). You can find more info here: http://www.reluctantentertainer.com/2009/02/dont-stop-cold-turkey-barney-butter.html


44 Kath February 4, 2009 at 6:14 am

Jess ,



45 tricia February 4, 2009 at 9:37 pm

everything on this site always looks so delicious, but i have no idea where to begin.. i dont think i have any of the “staples” in my kitchen to prepare any of these foods, my husband and children to do not look at fruits and veggies and i have finally accepted preparing 4 different meals instead of 3 everynight so that i can start to enjoy things that they have no interest in eating at the moment… the problem is that i am new to this and need some help. i really do not know where to start. please help, im so frustrated.


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