Almond Butter Salvage!

Anmond other day, another delicious bowl of Banana Bread Oats.

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All mixed up with about 1/4 cup of almond milk

All mixed up with about 1/4 cup of almond milk

I also drizzled on some SF maple syrup before I ate this. Deeelish! I’m drooling  just looking at these photos!

Of course, I also had my protein side dish.

1/2 cup of egg whites + 1 whole egg

1/2 cup of egg whites + 1 whole egg

Mid-morning, while the baby was napping, I decided to try and salvage my failed almond butter from yesterday. I whisked it together with a little bit of almond milk. The result: an amazingly delicious and spreadable topping! It’s almost like an almond butter mousse. It may not have turned out the way I initially planned, but at least I was able to keep all those almonds from going to waste.

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Naturally I had to incorporate my almond butter concotion into my morning snack.

Apple with almond butter-ish dip

Apple with almond butter-ish dip

It tasted great on my apple!

Lunch was the first of several english muffin sammiesthat will be appearing on the blog over the next 2 weeks. (Seriously, we have 2 1/2 packages in the freezer that need to get used up before we move.) I had chicken breast, mustard, and lettuce on a whole wheat english muffin.

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My afternoon snack was perfect for a hot day like this – chocolate-banana protein smoothie.

3/4 cup of almond milk, 1 packet of Jay Robb egg white protein powder, 1 small banana, ice

3/4 cup of almond milk, 1 packet of Jay Robb egg white protein powder, 1 small banana, ice

This afternoon I got in a sweaty 45-minute ride on my Spinning bike. In honor of the late King of Pop, I rode to all Michael Jackson songs. 45 minutes was over before I knew it! I also did some ab work in front of the TV after dinner.

I had taken out some ground turkey for dinner, but knowing that the hubby gets pretty bored with the few things I make with ground turkey, I decided to get a little creative. I made Stuffed Yellow Peppers. In the mix: extra lean ground turkey, diced onions, diced yellow peppers, cooked whole wheat couscous, tomato sauce, salt and pepper.

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These came out really good! It was nice to have something a little different for dinner. I tend to get stuck in a rut when it comes to dinner – making the same few things over and over again.

I had a little bit up cubed cantaloupe while I was prepping dinner. Thinking about having some more now…

Have a good night! 😀


10 responses to “Almond Butter Salvage!

  1. The stuffed pepper looks awesome!

  2. gina (fitnessista)

    i failed when i tried to make ab too 😦
    the stuffed pepper looks amazing!
    have a great day!

  3. way to show some love to MJ by rocking out to his tunes. yeah for salvaged almond butter! have a wonderful day dear!

  4. I need to try the ABU soon! I love the whole concept, sometimes you just need to drizzle some healthy fat on your foods right?

    I hope my own attempt at almond butter goes well….

  5. Way to go with the ABU! Glad you were able to salvage the nut butter 🙂

    Stuffed peppers are so good! Yours look awesome!!

  6. Just went to my favorite Spin class yesterday and the instructor did a Michael Jackson tribute. I thought I would get bored of his music by the end, but I had forgotten how many great songs he sang! It was a great class!

  7. Love your spreadable ab concoction! I’ve yet to attempt my own almond butter, looks awesome!

  8. traveleatlove

    I love yellow peppers, and that dish looks awesome!

  9. yum that almond butter concoction looks heavenly!

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