Wake Me Up Before I Go Go

July 15, 2012

It’s been a surprisingly go-go-go type of day around here!

After some cleaning/laundry/dishes type tasks, I took a shower and headed out on some errands – to Lowes and Whole Foods.

Look what I passed by! Kohr Bros! Too bad I was too full from pancakes to stop for a custard.

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The only thing you see here that I bought at Whole Foods was bananas – we have a surplus of veggies and fruits! But I did get some needed pantry and dairy items and some fish for dinner!

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I set out on another spray painting project when I returned to hear thunder roll. I looked at the doppler, which had rain coming right over us so I brought everything back inside. But it never rained!! Grrrr!

It took me forever to get an appetite for lunch – 5 hours after 10 am pancakes = 3pm!

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But I still wasn’t too hungry, so I had a smoothie to pack at lot in at once. This is a huge salad’s worth of baby spinach, plus 5 fresh strawberries, half a banana, a handful of blackberries (why it turned purple!), a cup of milk and some ice. All blended and topped with Erewhon Raisin Bran and chia seeds.

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I’m currently chowing down and am not sure I can finish it all!

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As soon as I declare myself finished, we’re headed to Karen’s for some more housework!

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1 Allie@LiveLaughEat July 15, 2012 at 2:35 pm

Just had a salad’s worth of a smoothie myself! Slurped it all down…you can do it.

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2 Sarah @ Learning to Feed Yourself July 15, 2012 at 2:39 pm

Wow!! Your produce looks so good! Is most of that from your garden?

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3 Brie @ Coxswain's Dilemma July 15, 2012 at 2:42 pm

I’m hoping my counter will look as lovely as yours when I return from the store! Envious of your garden, for sure…. (my wallet sure is)

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4 Cristen July 15, 2012 at 2:47 pm

I love the color of the shelf you used for your smoothie photos. Was that one of your recent painting projects?

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5 KathEats July 15, 2012 at 5:20 pm

Yes – TBA!

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6 Katie @ Talk Less, Say More July 15, 2012 at 2:59 pm

Oh man! Can I please have your counter full of produce? That looks amazing and delicious!!

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7 Michelle (Peachy Palate) July 15, 2012 at 3:01 pm

Looks like a good smoothie! I always opt for smoothies when I can’t work up an appetite! Loving the array of delicious fresh fruits and veggies, I want to go rob one of your huge peaches (they’re so tiny here in Ireland!) Totally loving that bowl too btw!

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8 Lindsey @ Pas de Deux July 15, 2012 at 3:05 pm

Did you know there is another Kohr Brothers just East of Pantops?

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9 KathEats July 15, 2012 at 5:19 pm

I heard that yesterday!

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10 Ann July 15, 2012 at 3:25 pm

Still working up the courage to try this SIAB thang…not sure why I seem to think it won’t fill me up, you haven’t lead me astray for brekkie options yet!

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11 Katie @ Peace Love & Oats July 15, 2012 at 3:34 pm

I rarely find food that will keep me full that long! Haha good pancakes!! Have a great rest of your day, Kath!

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12 Andrea July 15, 2012 at 3:51 pm

That smoothie looks beautiful! I have a ridiculous amount of kale from my garden right now (I have a similar fridge – think the whole bottom shelf full of kale!) so tried to stuff as much as possible into a smoothie this morning. The color of yours is much prettier than mine was ;) Out of curiosity, what different fruits + veg. do you not worry about refrigerating?

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13 KathEats July 15, 2012 at 5:15 pm

I don’t put bananas, tomatoes, stone fruits, avocados, potatoes or freshly picked garden stuff in. I put things like green beans, zucchini (normally), berries, greens, broccoli in.

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14 lynn @ the actor's diet July 15, 2012 at 3:53 pm

i miss wham!

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15 Laura @ She Eats Well July 15, 2012 at 4:19 pm

Ahhh. You are making me crave smoothies. I love putting some crunchies on top too…love that texture!

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16 Angel7 July 15, 2012 at 4:51 pm

I had custard two out of the three days we were visiting family — yummy!!!

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17 Amanda @flecksofgreen July 15, 2012 at 5:26 pm

I completely forgot about Kohr Bros! I can’t even remember the last time I had it–must have been on the boardwalk at the beach! Wow way too long lol Your smoothie looks great–it almost looks more like chocolate than black raspberry purple :D

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18 Averie @ Averie Cooks July 15, 2012 at 5:55 pm

Ive never even heard of Kohr Bros …. but now I kinda wanna have what you wished you were having!

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19 Angela @ Happy Fit Mama July 15, 2012 at 6:20 pm

I just tried my first smoothie in a bowl last week. I’m hooked! For some reason I feel more satisfied eating it that way than in a glass.

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20 Chelsea @ Chelsea's Lovelys July 15, 2012 at 6:57 pm

That smoothie looks perfect right about now! I am on a smoothie kick right about now, always looking for new variations. Can’t wait to try it :)

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21 Cait's Plate July 15, 2012 at 9:15 pm

I just adore your countertops in the kitchen.

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22 Dannii @ Hungry Healthy Happy July 16, 2012 at 3:55 am

I love that you serve smoothies in a bowl! So much better than just drinking them :)

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23 Fran@ Broken Cookies Don't Count July 16, 2012 at 6:37 am

Looks tasty…I love purple!

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