Weekend Recap, Recent Eats, & Recipe Shout-Outs!

August 5, 2013 -
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Good morning everyone!! Hope you’re having a wonderful start to your week. I wanted to start off with sharing a beautiful picture that inspired me this weekend. Saturday night I received a text from my mom updating me about her current weekend away with some of her best friends. She sent me a picture of her best friend Kate, breast cancer survivor, doing yoga on the dock in front of them. I thought it was such a beautiful image that I couldn’t wait to share & such a meaningful quote that went perfectly with her story.

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The ironic thing was that the quote came from a fortune cookie that Corey had just opened about an hour beforehand.

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This weekend I was reminded to always push forward and be grateful for every day. Thank you Kate for the inspiration!

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Even though I am still running around like a crazy person trying to get last minute things done before Cali, I made sure to still fit in some time with the boyfriend for a day date yesterday!

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It was seriously SUCH a beautiful day yesterday for a baseball game! It wasn’t too hot or too chilly – which wouldn’t have really mattered anyway since we were legit in peanut heaven; but I almost like those seats the best because you can see everything.

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Our bucco’s are currently leading the division so most have the games have been sold out! So cool to see the whole stadium so packed.

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Couldn’t get away without a fish face pic with teeth boy.

*Side note story: Teeth boy nickname comes from when I first ever met Corey. I only said “hi” for like 1 second and then had to leave, but my friends & I referred to him as “teeth boy” because we remembered his awesome smile Winking smile Safe to say we reconnected a year later & that smile was the first thing I remembered. Anyway, back to our day!

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I sometimes creep walk behind my boyfriend so I can snap a cool pic.
Our city is pretty beautiful if I do say so myself.

After the bucco’s won – WOO! We were starving so we headed to one of our favorite Mexican places. I was craving sea food, guac, guac, & did I say guac?

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They have the best made to order guac at Mad Mex! I got a grilled mahi mahi salad with sprouts, black beans, avocado, salsa, & veggies then basically fought over the rest of the delicious guac with Corey. Love me some avocado! Corey got an enchilada that looked & was delish since I did snag a bite to taste Winking smile

Not only was I craving Mexican lately but in a attempt to clean out my iPhone pictures before I leave, I wanted I’d share with you some other #BETRUETOYOU eats I’ve been loving lately.

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Julian Bakery Bread topped with avocado, red peppers, & two dippy eggs topped with dill with a side of veggies!

I’ve recently been adding in animal protein daily that I am craving and my digestion has been good with it! Again, do what works best for YOU.

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Met up with my lovely Jen, who will be guest posting again soon,
for lunch and got an awesome Whole Foods lunch with lemon quinoa salad,
beets, peas, curry cauliflower, & asparagus.

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Mung Bean noodles (found at a local health food store),
sundried tomatoes, roasted brussels, & organic tomato sauce.

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How most of my #POWERBOWLS start: lots of colors all chopped up!

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*Greens, olives, nori sheets, hemp seeds, hummus, red onion, & sweet potatoes.

Unfortunately I think I’ve developed something against sweet potatoes; the 3 days that I ate them last week, I had horrible stomach cramps directly after. Merp! I tell ya, I am a constant experiment but still listening to my body.

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Also some delicious curry hummus for lunch with Jen from a few weeks ago!

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As you can see, I love variety, colors, healthy fats, carbs, & proteins of all kinds! I find the more I switch it up, the better my body responds. I also am not fearing the deemed “unhealthy” foods that I used to fear. You can read more about that here! Therefore, you’ve got to find what works for you!

Speaking of being true to YOU- I love seeing all of you making some of my recipes & enjoying them! I wanted to give some deserved shout-outs and thank you’s below!

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Chia Jam Filled Muffins & Plantain Flatbread

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Tahini Nooch Sauce

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Cherry Chocolate Chunk Single Serve Cookie

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Cheesy Basil Pesto

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Kattreena also made the Chocolate & Fig Cookies!

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Ashley made Jicama Chips & Nut butter!

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Lizzie made a beautiful #POWERBOWL

Thank you all so much for sharing your meals with me!

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I’m off to get a workout in, get some errands done, & then some training sessions with clients.

Tomorrow on the blog it is TIESTA TEA TUESDAY which will include a giveaway so keep an eye out!

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