"The Only Thing That Can Make This Day Better Is Ice Cream"

January 26, 2009

Quote, Michael Scott, The Office, Season 4. And the inspiration for our post-pot-luck snack :)

Cara made Kelsey and me tiny ice creams with chocolate sauce and berries to round out our lunch of antioxidants.

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Backtracking…. we had a colorful lunch!

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I brought citrus fruit and bread

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Cara brought vegetables, hummus, muenster, and her kitchen. We broiled the sandwiches in the oven so the cheese would melt.

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And Kelsey brought spinach salad with tomatoes, feta, walnuts and dressing.

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My sandwich was quite large, so I am very full now – mostly of produce!

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We watched The Office over lunch – episodes I haven’t seen! It’s so exciting that I have 3-4 seasons of my favorite show unseen. Netflix needs to start ASAP!

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And of course we had the bit of ice cream for dessert. I think we’re set to get through Foodservice now :)

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1 brandi January 26, 2009 at 1:56 pm

What a fun lunch! And you can’t beat The Office.

Sometimes, my husband and I watch those full episodes on NBC.com in my office during lunch – it makes it so much better!

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2 Rachel January 26, 2009 at 1:59 pm

What a colorful healthy lunch! It’s so much fun to potluck with friends. I need to do that more often. Enjoy the rest of your day!

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3 gliding calm January 26, 2009 at 2:00 pm

looks like a delicious feast! and you have me craving oranges!!!

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4 Betsy in Pgh January 26, 2009 at 2:02 pm

I’ve been watching The Office over dinner for years (we have every season on DVD). It’s the perfect length, and of course – quite enjoyable.

And the citrus looks great – I never thought to slice up grapefruit like that.

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5 seelee live (for the love of peanut butter) January 26, 2009 at 2:02 pm

how cute!! is kara a classmate? that is such a fab idea!! beautiful pics, kath!!!

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6 VeggieGirl January 26, 2009 at 2:05 pm

What a fabulous lunch spread!! Love it!! And I love ‘The Office,’ of course :-D

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7 Mara January 26, 2009 at 2:06 pm

The office is awesome!!!

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8 AlliJag January 26, 2009 at 2:07 pm

What a fun lunch! Everything looks so colorful and healthy!

Michael Scott makes life better! :)

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9 zestycook January 26, 2009 at 2:11 pm

Great looking lunch spread Kath!! The ic cream looks yummy :)

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10 fitforfree January 26, 2009 at 2:17 pm

that’s an adorable sundae!

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11 JENNA January 26, 2009 at 2:18 pm

Your grapefruit/oranges look so juicy and good!!

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12 Missy (Missy Maintains) January 26, 2009 at 2:19 pm

The Office is the best! Such a nice lunch! Now I am craving some icecream!

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13 Marianne January 26, 2009 at 2:21 pm

Oh, the Office…the show is hilarious, and yet so uncomfortable to watch sometimes!

And now I want ice cream.

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14 Victoria January 26, 2009 at 2:25 pm

Sounds like a perfect mid day break. :)

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15 Jessica January 26, 2009 at 2:26 pm

What a nice lunch once all came together. I watched the office today too, this morning as I exercised :o)

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16 Jasmine (Sweet and Fit) January 26, 2009 at 2:31 pm

aww, The Office!…in other words, the funniest show ever =)

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17 Katherine January 26, 2009 at 2:32 pm

Unfortunately my office and potluck today does not consist of delicious sandwiches and watching the office! Haha looks like fun!

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18 Heather McD (heather eats almond butter) January 26, 2009 at 2:37 pm

What a beautiful lunch. Ice-cream is a major guilty pleasure for me, but it’s just been too cold lately. I’ve been indulging in hot chocolate with whipped cream instead…That’s what she said. :)

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19 Erin January 26, 2009 at 2:38 pm

One of Michael’s many brilliant quotes. :) My fave:
That’s what she said…or, he said.

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20 Maggie January 26, 2009 at 2:41 pm

That spread looks awesome! I need to find friends that love good food :D

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21 The Duo Dishes January 26, 2009 at 2:42 pm

The salad looks so fresh and yummy. Very similar to what we’re eating for lunch today!

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22 Mel January 26, 2009 at 2:47 pm

Wow looks like a wonderful lunch! Very colorful!

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23 ModelBehavior January 26, 2009 at 2:49 pm

You know your getting a variety of nutrients when you get that many colors in your lunch! Bravo!

http://www.modbehav.com

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24 Jennifer January 26, 2009 at 2:59 pm

Yummy! I wish I could have whole peppers more often but they’re just too expensive.

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25 Anne P January 26, 2009 at 3:20 pm

yum what a fun looking lunch!

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26 justjen January 26, 2009 at 3:33 pm

I LOVE that you still enjoy little bits of joy food here and there, instead of always being all about the vegetables and protein!

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27 Courtney (The Hungry Yogini) January 26, 2009 at 3:38 pm

What a beautiful lunch spread!!! Chocolate and berries…best way to get antioxidants. LOVE IT!!

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28 Sarah (lovINmytummy) January 26, 2009 at 3:45 pm

That is the most wonderful sounding lunch and lunch hour I may have ever seen, between the eats, the Office and of course the ice cream! Well done!!!

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29 polly January 26, 2009 at 3:45 pm

Yay for the OFFICE!

Yummy looking eats, Kath!! XOXO

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30 Michelle January 26, 2009 at 3:55 pm

I love watching the office..Funny show..oh my does your lunch look so good and healthy. That’s exactly how I would like to eat…but Im kinda lazy in preperation..I need to just GO FOR IT!

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31 Katie January 26, 2009 at 4:07 pm

I love the idea of a lunch potluck. Everything looks delicious!

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32 Shelby January 26, 2009 at 4:09 pm

Awesome colorful lunch!

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33 Michelle in CA January 26, 2009 at 4:10 pm

Great lunch! Colors were gorgeous!

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34 Marian January 26, 2009 at 4:10 pm

Wow! that was a very colorful lunch! So pretty looking!

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35 Kate January 26, 2009 at 4:21 pm

The fruit looks SOOOOO yummy. That’s quite a filling lunch!

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36 theoddbod January 26, 2009 at 4:49 pm

I definitely can’t get enough of that show. laughed my ass off when they came to winnipeg

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37 Sarah (Tales of Expansion) January 26, 2009 at 5:02 pm

feta, walnuts, and produce … and ice cream!! what a fun study lunch :-)

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38 eliza January 26, 2009 at 5:12 pm

Hey Kath!
I’m a high school student who is very interested in health and nutrtion and looking to pursue that as my major in college. I was wondering if you could tell me what courses your taking, if you are doing clinical hours, etc.
Thanks so much!
Eliza

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39 Michelle January 26, 2009 at 6:20 pm

Pretty lunch! I love ice cream! Such a weakness for me!

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40 K January 26, 2009 at 6:24 pm

The Office – SUCH a good tv show!

What a fun lunch!! Muenster….yummmmm!

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41 Sarah W. January 26, 2009 at 7:16 pm

fab lunch!

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42 Christy January 26, 2009 at 7:39 pm

I heart The Office! Ricky Gervais was just on Inside the Actors Studio which was hysterical. If you can DVR it, I would. He gave some cool insight about Michael Scott’s character. Now I have to see the BBC version. Have you seen it? Oh yeah, beautiful lunch!

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43 Summer Slim January 26, 2009 at 7:42 pm

I totally agree, ice cream always makes things better! It looks delicious! :)

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44 Kath January 26, 2009 at 7:43 pm

seelee live,
yup! Another nutrition classmate.

eliza ,
Send me an email to KathEats @ Gmail.com and I’ll forward you my RD education email.

Christy ,
I haven’t seen the BBC one yet….but I will someday!

Kath

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45 Sharon January 26, 2009 at 7:52 pm

Wow, what a fun time! That is awesome!

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46 Denise January 27, 2009 at 1:16 am

Everything looks so fresh and scrumptious!

I am a HUGE Office Fan!

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47 Foodie (Fab and Delicious Food) January 27, 2009 at 2:14 am

What a fantastic lunch!

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48 Marilyn January 27, 2009 at 11:28 am

If you have NetFlix (and it sounds like you do), you can watch The Office instantly from their website, instead of waiting for DVD’s to come in the mail. ;)

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