While everyone else is recapping the Super Bowl, I much prefer to recap the best thing I ate over the weekend.
If this Cold Stone Sundae complete with a cherry on top doesn’t mirror your vision of happiness then we probably can’t be friends.
Not only was the chocolate dipped waffle bowl super big and super delicious, it looked oh so pretty as well.
You know what else is pretty? These macaroon dish towels.
Instead of buying the set of macaroon mugs I have been talking about, I chose the dish towels to hang on the oven door and brighten up the kitchen. I am waiting for the creases in the towels to un-crease – I can’t stand the sight of it if you want to know the truth.
Clearly I was in sweet-treat mode over the weekend:
Imagine my disappoint when this donut iPhone case didn’t fit my phone.
Phone cases are now like jeans in my mind – always make sure to try them on in the store before you buy them. Just because they claim to be your size, doesn’t mean they will fit.
Anyway, I popped into Trader Joe’s on Saturday because I always need something.
My “something” is usually in the form of produce with a few extras sprinkled in.
- Apples – heaven forbid my supply ever falls below five on any given day
- Sweet potatoes
- Kale – on a kale chip kick these days
- Carrots – always the organic unpeeled – taste the best
- Frozen brussels sprouts
- Frozen asparagus
- Frozen mixed peppers
- Frozen blueberries
- Apple Cider Vinegar
- Parmesan cheese
- Skim Milk
- Low-Sodium diced tomatoes
- That frozen spinach pasta thing for my son
I am going to try to keep up with the snap shots of my grocery store trips since so many of you have requested and inquired about what I pick up each week. Sharing our food shopping tips, tricks and purchases helps all of us to expand our own grocery horizon and develop new recipes and ideas in order to avoid meal burn-out.
Special note: I always have frozen vegetables in the freezer. I do love roasting up fresh veggies but frozen work for me just as well and are quick to prepare in a moment’s notice. If you fear buying fresh vegetables due to the inability to eat them faster than they spoil (which is never an issue for me by the way), stock up on the frozen.
So surprise surprise – it is snowing today. I am trying not to care that the district-wide email alert just hit my donut-less iPhone to tell me school is closed.
WHY DID I NEVER GET THIS LUCKY AS A KID? A SNOW DAY AGAIN, ON A MONDAY?
I am not going to care. I was able to run outdoors all weekend and I will continue to ride that endorphin high.
I didn’t plan on running 7 miles yesterday considering I did over 13 miles on Saturday, but it was so beautiful outside.
It felt so invigorating to breathe in the fresh air and be able to run without looking at the display of the treadmill. I honestly could have kept going but thought better of it – overdoing it would have jeopardized this week’s workouts so I kept the pace easy and followed the 10 % rule.
The 10% rule in this case means you end your workout knowing you still had 10% more to give.
Back to the treadmill it is this morning. Bleh, Happy Monday….
What does your phone case look like?
Best thing you ate Super Bowl Sunday? I didn’t get a picture of it but I had a fabulous brownie Sundae last night!
Veggies- Fresh or Frozen or both?