Wake Up San Francisco

February 8, 2010

Someone please come wake me up!! Trying to fend off the grump today. Monday + lack of sleep + winter.

But something to be really happy about:

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Overnight oats :mrgreen:

Last night I combined the rest of a TJ’s greek container (maybe 1/3 to 1/2 a cup left total?) with:

  • 1/3 cup raw Quaker Old Fashioned rolled oats
  • 1/3 cup 1% milk
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds
  • Pinch salt
  • 1/3 cup pumpkin

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And this morning:

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I’m a little tea cup, short and stout

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More Tea Spot samples! I’m really enjoying the variety, and their black tea is excellent. Strong and not bitter.

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Strength In Numbers

Part II of Create Your Day!! Help Quaker and Goodbite raise up to $25,000 for Share Our Strength. They are inching closer to the big mark with over 16,000 creations = $16,000! Create Your Day Here!

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Sky’s The Limit

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There are ONLY 100image COUPONS

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Coupon Code: KATH10
Coupon Offer: 10% off Any Product in Kath Eats Shop
# of Coupons: 100
# of Coupons usable per customer: 1
*There is no Price Ceiling on this coupon!

*I apologize to the West Coast but I won’t be able to post mid-day due to my internship :(

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HAPPY HAPPY BIRTHDAY to Meghann and my coworker Lisa!!

It sure it a birthday month!!

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1 sarah (the SHU box) February 8, 2010 at 6:19 am

“wake up san francisco” = ha! haven’t heard that one in a while :)

good morning!!!!!!! have a fabulous day =D

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2 Jessica @ How Sweet It Is February 8, 2010 at 6:33 am

Those oats would wake me up, too! :)

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3 Kristen @ Change of Pace February 8, 2010 at 6:50 am

Looks like someone has a case of the Monday’s ;) Give it another month or so and you’ll be wishing it was cold again :)

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4 Stacey February 8, 2010 at 7:00 am

That oatmeal alone would start my day off on the right foot! Hope you have an un-grumpy day :D

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5 christie @ honoring health February 8, 2010 at 7:30 am

Ah, the Monday blues. Common around these parts :D I have them, today, too. I was so hoping for a message that there was too much ice on the roads at work to go in. No such luck. Going to make it a good day anyway :)

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6 Marisa (Loser for Life) February 8, 2010 at 7:37 am

I love that TJ’s plain greek yogurt. I have to try overnight oats again!

Great deal at OpenSky!!!

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7 Freya @ foodfitnessandfreya.wordpress.com February 8, 2010 at 7:48 am

*SLAPS KATH*
WAKE UP!
No matter what time of day or how full I am, everytime I read about your oats, I get that little bit more hungry…maybe it’s lunchtime now :)
Have a good day!

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8 Annie @ stronghealthyfit February 8, 2010 at 7:50 am

I hear you on being tired or winter… February seems to just drag on. It will be over soon! Your oats look delicious, i might try something similar tomorrow.

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9 Anna @ Newlywed, Newly Veg February 8, 2010 at 8:08 am

lol…Wake Up San Francisco! Gotta love Aunt Becky :-)

Have a great day– I always feel a lot slower and more tired in the winter months. Luckily spring is right around the corner!

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10 Simply Life February 8, 2010 at 8:11 am

wow what a great way to raise money for such an important cause!

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11 zestycook February 8, 2010 at 8:21 am

These overnight oats are looking good Kath…. Now wake up and get movin’!

zest

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12 Estela @ Weekly Bite February 8, 2010 at 8:22 am

YUM! Delicious looking oats!! Have a great day!

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13 Erin (Travel, Eat, Repeat) February 8, 2010 at 8:32 am

Oats making getting out of bed worth it! :D

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14 Sam (Merit to the Carrot) February 8, 2010 at 8:38 am

Overnight oats on the menu this week for me! You got me with this one. Too bad I don’t have any chia seeds :(

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15 Lindsay February 8, 2010 at 8:43 am

Hi Kath,
those overnight oats look so fantastic! Do you eat them cold, or do you heat them up in the microwave before you eat them?

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16 Sarah (Running to Slow Things Down) February 8, 2010 at 8:50 am

At least you had a brilliant start to your day!! I can relate to the Monday morning grumps. Gotta keep reminding myself that spring is on the way!! :D

Hope you have a wonderful Monday, Kath!

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17 Jessica @ The Process of Healing February 8, 2010 at 9:14 am

Yum yum those oats look fantastic!! I have not tried pumpkin in overnight oats yet.. hm…

I was too late for the coupon but I still ordered Naturally Nutty Peanut Butter. I’ve been wanting to for a while now but I keep putting it off… I figured this was a sign haha

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18 Lauren @ Eater not a runner February 8, 2010 at 9:35 am

I need someone to wake me up as well!! I’m sleeping at my desk ;-)

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19 Nutritious Foodie February 8, 2010 at 9:38 am

hmmm tea… I am a big tea drinker.. I average at about 8 cups a day…

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20 Salah@myhealthiestlifestyle February 8, 2010 at 9:41 am

I drink tea every morning…religiously. I always get it screaming hot (literally, the tea kettle screaming) then I let it steep for five min (in the meantime I am fixing breakfast) then take the tea bag out and by the time I finish eating my tea is the perfect temperature….everytime :-)

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21 Katie February 8, 2010 at 9:48 am

Those TeaSpots look really interesting. Strong, black tea is my favorite. I always let mine steep way beyond the recommended time.

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22 Cait (Cait's Plate) February 8, 2010 at 9:49 am

Geez it really is everyone’s birthday today! It’s my 25th birthday today too!!

So funny you highlighted that Create Your Day thing because I JUST saw it yesterday and meant to call it out on my blog as well! It was so cute!

That breakfast looks delish :)

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23 Kath February 8, 2010 at 8:03 pm

HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!

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24 Heather @ Health, Happiness, and Hope February 8, 2010 at 9:50 am

Loving the overnight oats! Hope the Monday-itis goes away soon. ;)

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25 ellen eats beets February 8, 2010 at 9:51 am

LOVE eating my oats out of the almost empty TJ’s yogurt container. Not the prettiest bowl, but it leaves no dishes to clean!!

I am an avid tea drinker and that tea looks yum!

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26 Chelsea (Chelsea's Chew and Run Fun) February 8, 2010 at 9:53 am

Those overnight oats look fabulous! Once I make a dent in my already huge nut butter collection, I have to get my hands on some of this magical Nutzo stuff.

Have a great week!

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27 Emily February 8, 2010 at 10:01 am

I’m just catching up on your posts from over the weekend and saw your 1/2 Marathon training plan. I was wondering why – in all of your training runs – you are never planning on running further than 11 miles? I too am training for a 1/2 marathon and had planned to gradually up the milage of my weekly long run so that I run 13 miles at least once or twice prior to the race so that my body is used to the distance. I’m curious to hear your thoughts?

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28 Kath February 8, 2010 at 8:04 pm

That’s just how Sarah designed my plan. I’m not sure which plan she modeled it on, but that’s how it was. I might end up doing 13 – I’m not sure!

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29 Amanda (Two Boos Who Eat) February 8, 2010 at 10:03 am

I love your overnight oat combo this am!

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30 Paige(Running Around Normal) February 8, 2010 at 10:10 am

Mmm overnight oats! Haven’t had those in a few days (too long! haha)
Hoep your mood improves as your day goes on :)

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31 Allison K February 8, 2010 at 10:19 am

“wake up San Francisco” reminds me of Full House! I loved that show.

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32 Ally (Exercise and Pies) February 8, 2010 at 10:22 am

Love overnight oats :)

Happy monday everybody… i’m already dragging

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33 skinnyrunner February 8, 2010 at 10:25 am

im liking that tea spot thing. happy monday!

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34 Sarah R February 8, 2010 at 10:38 am

Happy Monday! Sounds like you had a wonderful weekend. Quick question–did Matt take down his blog? I was thinking of getting some home brew stuff for my husband and was going to see if he had any posts about it, but couldn’t get to his site!

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35 Kath February 8, 2010 at 8:04 pm

Yes, sadly, it’s all gone :(

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36 Heather February 8, 2010 at 10:41 am

thanks to you I am going to try greek yogurt for the first time! Is it weird I am nervous about it?

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37 Beth @ DiningAndDishing February 8, 2010 at 10:51 am

February really is a major birthday month!! Which is funny since it’s the shortest month. My bday is in February and I sure have to share the spotlight with a lot of people. hehe.

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38 Jenn (www.j3nn.net) February 8, 2010 at 10:53 am

Those overnight oats look very filling! I wish I loved pumpkin as much as you do, I get tired of it quickly lol. :)

Jenn

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39 Lauren February 8, 2010 at 10:58 am

Mmm I love greek yogurt in my oats, but I think it’s even better hot! :)

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40 Lara February 8, 2010 at 11:03 am

Try looking at 20+ inches of snow out your window. Talk about grumpy :)
Nuttzo is ah-mazing. Not usually a crunch nut butter fan but totally in love with this stuff.

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41 Stef February 8, 2010 at 11:48 am

i’m trying to fend off the grump today too. ogling your yummy breakfast is certainly helping!

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42 Cynthia (It All Changes) February 8, 2010 at 12:11 pm

I think overnight oats in the yogurt container is my favorite way to do it.

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43 Foy Update - Cook. Garden. Write. Repeat. February 8, 2010 at 12:18 pm

Put on some good music that always seems to be one of the best mood lifters.

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44 Cole February 8, 2010 at 12:22 pm

The oats. Oh my goodness. You need to come make breakfast for me!

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45 Hannah February 8, 2010 at 12:42 pm

Hope you’re already feeling wonderfully bright and bubbly again! Overnight oats must help a little bit with the grumpiness, surely :) Delicious eats always do for me! (Says she, eating chocolate while waiting for yet another delayed flight to start boarding hours after it was meant to!)

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46 Light Delight with TouTou February 8, 2010 at 12:48 pm

The tea cup looks really cool :-D Like it!

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47 Angela (The Lady Loves to Eat) February 8, 2010 at 1:02 pm

Your breakfast looks awesome! I hope it helped the grumpiness!

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48 Chelsea February 8, 2010 at 1:03 pm

I thought maybe you were going to say that you were coming out here again. A girl can hope, right?

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49 Kath February 8, 2010 at 8:04 pm

Haha – I wish!!

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50 lynn (The Actors Diet) February 8, 2010 at 1:20 pm

is your title in reference to “full house?!?!”

and, if not…um…no, kath, i do not watch “full house,” what do you mean?!

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51 Kath February 8, 2010 at 8:05 pm

Of course!!! <3 Danny Tanner

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52 Heather (Heather's Dish) February 8, 2010 at 2:22 pm

those overnight oats look great…any tips for warming them? i’m not the biggest fan of cold oats… :)

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53 Kath February 8, 2010 at 8:05 pm

I eat them chilled. If you want warm oats, I wouldn’t put yogurt in it.

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54 tiffany February 9, 2010 at 6:07 am

wondering how many calories is in the breakfast combo? (overnight oats above)

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55 Kath February 9, 2010 at 6:09 am

I don’t know, I don’t count anymore! You could tally up the ingredients in a nutrition calculator

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