Fly-By Day

Wow – the day flew by!

I woke up at 7 feeling very refreshed. I think baby has completed her little growth spurt. She slept much better last night!

I made a huge bowl of cold cereal for breakfast – 1 cup of Fiber One, banana, raisins, walnuts, almonds, and almond milk.

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I also had my usual 1/2 cup of egg whites + 1 whole egg, scrambled.

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We left around 10 to go grocery shopping. It’s so much more of an event now that we’re back in NH where we have to drive 30 minutes to the store!!

I finally broke down and bought a jar of almond butter. I’m looking forward to working it into my breakfast in the morning.

By the time we got home, it was lunchtime. I munched on an apple while I put the groceries away. For lunch, I made a chicken wrap with hot pepper hummus and lettuce. On the side, I had some blueberries and some leftover quinoa salad with chickpeas, golden raisins, cranberries, and almonds.

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The afternoon was spent working around the house. Before I knew it, it was 3 and I needed a snack. I made another chocolate-banana protein smoothie (1 banana, 2/3 cup of almond milk, cocoa powder, 2 tbs of soy protein powder, ice).

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Late in the afternoon, I headed into the basement for Levels 1, 2, and 3 of Biggest Loser Bootcamp. I was in need of a good butt-kicking – and I got it!

For dinner, I made something I haven’t made in a long time – apricot-curry shrimp. I photocopied this recipe several years ago out of a magazine. The shrimp is marinated in a combination of oil, apricot preserves, Dijon mustard, curry powder, garlic, and white wine vinegar, and then grilled. YUM!!! I had my shrimp with broccoli and a side salad.

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For dessert, I had about a tsp of my new almond butter. I couldn’t stop thinking about it sitting in the pantry! It did not disappoint! 😀

Tomorrow is going to be a busy day of visiting – and eating! We’re meeting my mom for lunch at 11, then having an early dinner at my dad’s. Fun!

2 responses to “Fly-By Day

  1. I love shrimp so I will definetely try this soon, thanks for a great recipe!

  2. peanutbutterandjenny

    that shrimp sounds amazing!

    have a great day with the family tomorrow, love 🙂

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