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Hello!  So thought it would be fun to do a What’s Been Happening Lately Kinda Post.

So here goes.

Been Sprouting:

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Been Shopping:

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Been Bulk Shopping: I love you Amazon.  Van’s PB&J Bars. I stock up on these ever since receiving them from my friends over at Van’s.

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Been Grilling:

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Used my favorite Marinade from Stubb’s. The flavor is just so zippy and garlicky. 086 089 090

Made These: Spinach Ice Cubes for smoothies.

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Now I can pop these little cubes into my smoothie blender to get some good greens added to my fruit smoothies.

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Been Loving This:

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Green Thumbing it: Brought in some of my outdoor moss pots to see if I can keep them indoors over the winter.

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Been Crushing on Pumpkin: I love YOU Trader Joe’s…………………………………………………………

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Obsess Much? Dang.

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Gave into This Recipe:

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Received this from a Foodie Exchange Box in 2012.

 

 

 

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I overcooked this by a few minutes. It still tasted good but it really caramelized. Kinda lost some of the pumpkin flavor.  The condensed milk can burn easily and I think I had it on too high of heat once the rice started to absorb all the liquid.  Major Pumpkin Bummer, but not a total fail. Yep that’s me Always an Optimist.

Think I will try this recipe again! Now go get your pumpkin on.

Check Ya Later.

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Last weekend I took advantage of the fact that I had nothing to do and nowhere to go. So I spent the day doing what I wanted to do. I watched movies and ate! It was just what I needed. I had a Me Day, My Way.

For Breakfast I enjoyed a few Crumpets with Sun-butter and hemp seeds.

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For lunch I made a fun and really tasty sandwich. For some reason I have been craving an egg salad sandwich so I made one. Like I said I was having a Me Day. Check out my secret ingredient. Chobani Greek Yogurt. #justaddgood.

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I found Organic Pea Shoots at Trader Joe’s, and when I saw them, I knew I had to try them and I am happy to say I loved them! They can be added to stir frys, salads, soups and sandwiches, or steamed as a side dish. I have been wanting to use my Chobani so I thought instead of mayo on my egg salad sandwich I would use my yummy Chobani Greek Yogurt. 

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It was one fine tasting sandwich. Worthy of repeating on any given day. Cho-Egg Salad Sandwich with Pea Shoots. Other fun Chobani creations can be found here, and here. Oh yeah, and here. Chobani is a great way to add some clean protein to your diet and replace fatty ingredients, like mayo, oil or butter. In the summer I made a few fun dessert dishes using Chobani Greek yogurt. Chobani Cheese Cake, Chobani Frozen Treats.

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For a fun snack I ate one of my Homemade Brown Rice Krispy Treats smothered in Sun-butter  Yeah, it was a great snack! It was a little salty and a little sweet.

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For dinner I ate some baked Black soybean that I marinated in Soy sauce and sesame oil. I however forgot to take a picture of the finished tofu. Oops.. I eat tofu all the time, but this was my first time trying the Black Soybean Tofu. It really soaked up the marinate, and had a great flavor and texture. I wish I had a picture of the finished product, because it was baked to a golden brown and looked really good. I loved the black speckled look of the tofu. I will get a picture….Next time. 

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My tuna sushi was so good, I was so excited when my Kroger’s store had it, they normally only stock California type sushi. Bonus for my Me Day.

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Guess who else had a Me Day? These two. They work so hard all week, they deserve it. 😉

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Question: When was the last time YOU had a ME DAY? 

Check Ya Later.

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