Good morning! Hope you’ve had a good and restful weekend and are ready to get back to the regular routine.
I started with a delicious cup of hazelnut coffee with cream…
And, Kashi blueberry waffles with almond butter, blackberries, and a drizzle of syrup (Just call me Kashi)
I’m off to work…lots to do there and then I teach Sculpt and Rock Bottom later this afternoon. And, I’m only working 3 days this week…I’m taking Friday off for a fun adventure with my mom, my sister, Owen, and Emma Kate- so I have to focus to get everything done in 3 days!
Have a great day!
Oh the bliss! Sleeping in with no alarm clock = pure heaven.
We had a slow, lazy breakfast – pancakes with dark chocolate + berries + one scrambled egg and my favorite hazelnut coffee with cream…what a perfect start to the day.
I used my favorite pancake mix- Fiber One…
I love slow breakfasts…most weekday mornings I’m rushing around like a crazy person just trying to get ready and get out the door for work…so a leisurely breakfast is a treat.
On my agenda:
- a walk with Anthony at a greenway/park
- a little swimsuit shopping…I need one more suit before our upcoming anniversary trip!
- a little more laziness before the work-week begins!
Movie review from last night:
- New in Town- loved it! I’m a huge fan of Renee Zellwegger and I thought it was the perfect, light romantic comedy.
- Last House on the Left- hated it! Can’t really give it a full review because we turned it off after about 30 minutes – we didn’t really get any suspense during the first 30 minutes, just negativity…not my kind of movie. I definitely wouldn’t recommend. But, we did turn it off after 30 minutes, so maybe it redeems itself later in the show.
I hope you’re having a great Holiday weekend!
See you later!
This girl is definitely not afraid of carbohydrates! After my amazing dinner of Drunken Noodles on Friday, today we hit up a new place in town for lunch, Pei Wei.
It is a casual dining bistro owned by P.F. Chang. I loved the Mandarin Green Tea.
For lunch, I ordered Vegetable and Tofu Pad Thai – the lighting wasn’t great, but the food was fantastic-I totally enjoyed it…and the service was super-quick.
The website also has all of the nutritional information, which I love. I ate about half- which was perfect and the rest will be awesome later.
Dessert: Fortune cookies – Anthony’s and mine….I love fortunes!
Now, we’re spending the afternoon lounging around lazily – I love it…the perfect Sunday.
I just had a great snack – some berries drizzled with Nutella – perfection.
Have a great Sunday afternoon!
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What a beautiful morning! There is just a bit of a chill in the air- feels like the beginning of fall to me! I love it! And, this is the first big fall weekend in Knoxville- the kickoff of UT football! Plus Boomsday, one of the largest fireworks displays in the country, is coming up on Sunday night.
I started my morning with a delicious cup of hazelnut coffee with cream…SO GOOD. And, a bowl of Special K with chocolate + strawberries…Have you noticed that I somehow always manage to fit chocolate into my breakfast in some way?
Hope you have a great Friday! I’ve got to finish getting ready and head out the door to work….my schedule is pretty calm today- we are having a Silent Auction fundraiser at the hospital to raise money for our walk which is coming up quick…two weeks from tomorrow! And, I’m going to try to get some continuing education completed…my Certified Diabetes Educator certification is expiring soon and I’m behind on continuing education.
Have a great Friday- see you later!
I started today with one of my favorite bowls:
- banana oats
- dark chocolate chips
- blackberries + blueberries
- crunchy almond butter
I hope you have a great Thursday ahead….I’m rushing off to work….See you later!
- Kashi blueberry waffles
- crunchy almond butter
- blackberries + blueberries
- drizzle of syrup
Awesome, simple breakfast.
Gotta run- I have a busy day ahead…morning training class, lunchtime presentation, and afternoon diabetes nutrition consults….+ Girls’ Night Dinner tonight.
Have a great Wednesday!!
Good morning! I started my day by fueling up with my new favorite breakfast sandwich. I saw my friend Tammye yesterday and she told me she had made it, which reminded me that I needed to have it again!
- double fiber bread, toasted
- creamy almond butter (with sea salt – my new favorite kind)
- Nutella (I’m almost out, so just a tiny bit)
- sliced banana
- sliced strawberry
Now, I’m off to talk about Bariatric Surgery Nutrition to the new year of dietetic interns…I’m looking forward to it!
Have a great Tuesday!
Good morning! It almost feels like fall here today…there’s a bit of a chill in the air. I love it!
Breakfast was banana oats topped with dark chocolate, strawberries, and almond butter…perfect.
Today should be a relatively calm and fun day- I have a few nutrition consults and boot camp this afternoon! I have to enjoy these next two Monday nights because in two weeks our Monday night weight loss class starts back for the fall.
How is your Monday? Have a great day!
What a perfect, slow morning. Anthony brought me coffee in bed and I just lazed around watching the news for awhile before I got up. I love slow mornings!
Breakfast was a blueberry-dark chocolate chip pancake topped with fresh berries + syrup….+ cup of coffee #2.
Anthony’s been outside all morning helping with the installation of our new heating and air unit….we found out a couple of weeks ago that it was getting ready to kick the bucket – pretty good considering it is over 20 years old!! So, we decided to make the investment before it totally died leaving us with no air conditioning in August.
I’m on my way to meet and pick up Special Guest #1. Special Guest #2 should be arriving a little later….can’t wait.
Have a great Saturday!
Quick and simple breakfast today: whole grain English muffin with almond butter and blackberry preserves + berries.
Does anyone else totally abuse the snooze button on your alarm clock? I have to find a way to start jumping out of bed on the first alarm. This morning, my alarm was set for 6:00 and I didn’t crawl out of bed until 6:48! I have to add- this is a lifelong pattern, so change may not even be possible at this point
What works for you?
Have a great Friday!