It’s a soup kind of day…with temperatures the coldest they have been all winter, my body craved soup this morning.
So, I pulled out some Minestrone from the cabinet and packed it for lunch.
I also had some grape tomatoes, pita chips and a chocolate chip cookie.
Breakfast was Jessica’s granola again. I can’t get enough of the stuff!
For those of you interested in the nutritional stats on the Vanilla Maple Jessica’s gluten free granola flavor, here they are:
Morning snack was about 5 or 6 dried apricots and a Yogi green tea kombucha.
I got a big craving for chocolate mid-afternoon (blame it on the long email I had been writing compiling lots of stats and comments).
So it was off to the candy shop at my work. It was either milk duds or a $7.00 bar of chocolate that the cashier said was “just ok.” Milk duds it was!
When I got home from work, I found another package on our doorstep. It wasn’t something I won, but a package from Amazon which contained a yoga book for my husband and this book for me to read on our trip to Florida:
Karma wanted to read the new David Sedaris book because it’s about animals. I still have to finish the Larsson book, but will get started on Sedaris soon and just read two books at once. I need a funny book after this rough and tiring week! David Sedaris was on CBS Sunday Morning a couple of weeks ago and that man just cracks me up. I think I have read almost all of his books and my favorite is Me Talk Pretty One Day.
I finally made a quinoa dish for dinner tonight. It contained TJ’s organic quinoa, grape tomatoes, chickpeas, feta, mozzarella, dried basil, garlic and a few Penzey’s spices. I topped it with olive oil, balsamic vinegar and a little sea salt. Every time I eat quinoa, I think to myself, “I need to eat this more, it is so good.” I love it’s versatility. I don’t think I have ever made the same quinoa dish. I just use whatever ingredients we have that go together well.
My picky eater husband even ate it! I think this is the first time he has ever had chickpeas. I told him they didn’t really taste like anything particular and he bought it.
And because I can’t stay away from this stuff, I had more of Jessica’s granola for dessert tonight.
Then it was off to yoga. My favorite teacher still wasn’t there tonight, but we had the teacher whose class I go to on Saturday mornings from time to time. Class was empty, but the gym itself was packed. Probably the most packed it has ever been since I have been going there for four months and I was surprised because the wind chill is probably in negative temperatures tonight.
Time to start reading the first chapter of the Sedaris book called “The Cat and the Baboon.”
Tomorrow, I’ll be blogging in the morning if I have time. I have to work mid-afternoon until midnight. Probably an eleven hour day and I am on my feet for so much of that time. After these particular events, I am just so tired all weekend and achy.