Archive for February 4th, 2012

Having a food craving can really interrupt normal thought patterns, that’s how I have been with peanut butter lately. So for breakfast I made peanut butter topped waffles with hemp and chia seeds.  I also made a refreshing blueberry and banana protein smoothie. I love weekends.

I love to combine the two seeds. Super-food at its finest.

Added some Bee’s Knees Peanut Butter to Van’s natural waffles,

and Breakfast is served.

After I ate I started to think of some ideas for tomorrow.

My Superbowl Fiesta for Two. I love tailgate parties during regular football season. We have friends that tailgate Downtown Detroit every home game. I love the atmosphere in the City, the people are so much fun and there is food everywhere. We are big Detroit Lions fans, and we had a really great season this year. Detroit sports fans are really dedicated to The Motor City.

Even though our team is not in the Super Bowl, were really excited to watch the game, the commercials and the entertainment.

Today’s workout was 45 minute’s on the elliptical. I started to do a preset programmed workout on the machine, but I was not up to it. It proved to be too much for me, my legs could not keep up with the resistance changes. This was the first time I tried it, but it won’t be my last. Since I stopped that program I just went on doing my own workout, but with less resistance. It really got me thinking about strength. I do lots of incline workouts on the elliptical and on my treadmill, but I really don’t change the resistance levels that often. So now I have a goal to work towards. I don’t just want to go through the motions of a workout I want the benefits.

Now on to my next topic, Saturday Cocktail. For the record, I Drink Responsible Always. This past New Years Eve, I was the Designated Driver, and I enjoyed water with lemon all night and had a fabulous time.  Getting my husband and I home after ringing in the New Year was the only thing that mattered to me.

So for my Traditional Saturday Cocktail, I thought long and hard about what kind of drink I wanted to make today. Well first I like to think about a theme. I plan on watching the movie Contagion so I thought about what kind of drink I would want if we were on the brink of a world-wide outbreak and I thought, Something Fancy, Something Special, this might be my last drink. So I looked in my liquor cabinet and saw a bottle of Godiva Liquor that I have not touched since Thanksgiving. I got right online and found this recipe.

Siberian Express Martini

Drink Type: Martini


2 oz. Vanilla flavored Vodka 1 oz. Chambord Raspberry Liqueur 1 oz. Godiva Chocolate Liqueur


Shake with ice cubed and strain into a martini glass.

Respect alcohol, respect yourself.

Question of the day? Do you have a favorite drink?
I’ll fill you in tomorrow on how this drink was, have a happy Saturday friends.
Check ya Later.

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