Thursday, 20 May 2010

Flowers and Food Packages

Hello sweetie pies! I had to give up my blog post last night for sleep sorry! Which also means this post is uber long with lots of photos hope that's ok?! Have you had a good couple of days? I've been and exercise monster but more on that later ; )

First a recap of yesterday..............

I woke up early and went swimming as planned, I met Judith at the pool 6.15am and did 20 lengths. When I got home I was real hungry but my quinoa/carob porridge with yogurt and peanut butter sorted my hungry belly : ) and got me ready for the walk to work......

mid morning coffee with soya milk, yum!

Lunch started with some raw carrot sticks

followed by a quinoa, pesto and olive salad

this was really filling and tasted fab

After work I walked home and was amazed by all the colour I was seeing,
so I took some photos to share the love!

I love blossom!

such intense yellow

I saw this pretty flower between the twigs, I think it would great in my hair!

I snacked on some raw mushrooms when I got home

Then I had an early dinner, soup, beets, 1 boiled egg and a rice cake with peanut butter.
This was perfect fuel for my classes later on.........

spin class ~ followed by ~ boxercise

when I got home I had some yogurt, apple and almonds

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I started my day with another swim! Today I did 32 lengths, I'm going to try and do 32 each time I go which is hopefully going to be 4/5 times a week I love getting up and starting my day with a swim its great!

home and hungry I had the best breakfast waiting to be made!

Oats in a jar! Finally i finished my peanut butter jar!

This was insanely filling : )

Quick update on my sprouts! They're going well, I'm looking forward to eating these!

walked to work

Lunch was a tuna and pesto/mayo salad

with raw veggies

snack - rice cakes with almond butter : )

I walked home after work and found a package waiting for me!

hmmmmmm wonder whats inside?!

WowZas! Look at all these goodies sent to me by the lovely people at Natural Balance Foods,
thank you so much! I have been asked to review these products and in the name of my blog I guess I must! Yeah right I can't wait to try these bad boys!

there is a range of gluten free, wheat free, dairy free, no added sugar yummyness!

infused raisins!

I made a new soup today, curried cauliflower and watercress, I had 2 ryvitas with hummus on the side

and some beets!

I obviously had to try one of these bars today so I went for the mixed berry bar

twas delish! I would definitely buy this bar its satisfying and VERY tasty, so first bar gets the thumbs up!

I was gonna go to spin tonight but decided to stay home and do my post, I missed you guys!

Right I'm gonna say my farewells as i want to read some of your blogs before bed, I'm planning another swim tomorrow so bedtime needs to be early!

Question:

Do you eat oats in a jar?

I didn't till seeing it on someones blog when I first started blogging and had to try it.
I agree with some that say the glass keep the pats to hot, that's why I add the yogurt cools the mixture down plus tastes SO GOOD!

5 comments:

  1. Nakd and trek bars are great! My boyfriend and I went on a canoe tour in Sweden in July 2009 and bought tons of bars when we were in London a few days before. They worked so well for quick lunches / snacks. I'm jealous of your stash!

    You've been working out like a madwoman. That's great! I feel kind of lazy because I've been keeping it easy because of Saturday's race. I can't wait to work out more diligently though.

    OIAJ is ok though I prefer my nut butter ON the porridge. It's great for using up leftover nut butter though.

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  2. oh wow you scored!! with that package..nice! Love it when things like that show up on my doorstep :)

    I have never eaten OIAJ. I know, the only blogger to never do it LOL

    xo

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  3. Hey girl! Sometimes more sleep is necessary and totally worth cutting out the blogging for! You have been quite the exercise machine! I really want to get back into swimming. What a lovely package- infused raisins? I'm in! And your sprouts are coming along nicely- thats an experiment I have always wanted to do. I haven't done OIAJ yet. I have to try. Hope you have a great Thursday night!

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  4. How do you stop soya milk separating in coffee?

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  5. ^ I second that question! I use soya milk in tea, but it curdles when I add it to coffee!

    I love the Nakd and Trek bars- I had the mixed berry one today too. So good!

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