Good afternoon everyone!

Glad you liked the birthday post – what a fun night we had :)

This morning I was up BRIGHT AND EARLY to come into work to get some stuff done!! Before I left though, I fueled. Banana, Apricot & Fig Oatmeal:

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I literally sighed with happiness as I ate this bowl – there is something about this exact combo that just makes my day. It is SOOO delicious! The mix:

  • 1/2 cup old fashioned oats
  • 1/2 cup each of milk and water
  • splash of cinnamon and vanilla
  • 1 medium banana
  • 2 dried apricots
  • 2 dried figs
  • toasted coconut and almonds
  • sugar-free maple syrup

Try that exact combo – and you are guaranteed a delicious and happy morning – every time!!

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A pocket of fruit!

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For lunch I packed a salad!

  • Mixed greens
  • 1 large cucumber (yes the whole thing!!!)
  • carrots
  • diced pineapple
  • sliced red onion

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So fresh and crunchy!

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I love adding sweet things to my salads – the pineapple is the perfect addition!

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I also packed a sliced Braeburn apple:

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And some kiwi fruit! I LOVE kiwi – I think it tastes a lot like bananas…anyone else??

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Doesn’t kiwi have those most goregous natural color? I wonder why they always say “lime green” – what about “kiwi green”?? Is the extra syllable just too much?!

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I hope everyone is having a fabulous day! It’s HOT outside – and I’m slated for a 5.15 mile run this afternoon – and I am SOOOO sore from Zumba today! I’m always more sore two days after I work out hard core, than I am the day after. Anyone else like that?

How’s the weather where you are?!