Where do you eat lunch?

There's cottage cheese under there somewhere

I am eating at my desk today because I only work 5 hours on Mondays and don't get a real break. Then, I head to a long class and lab. I don't think it's a good idea to eat while working, or distracted in general but sometimes it's the only option. This morning I was uninspired and thew together a salad, grapes and cottage cheese topped with trail mix. The cottage cheese/trail … [Read more...]

Steel Cut Oats and Monday Mini-Goals


Ever since I had them at the airport a while back I have been craving steel cut oats. For some reason I love oats cooked in a big batch. I think they just get creamier than my usual microwaved bowl. Last night I put 1 cup steel cut oats, 4 cups water, 1 banana, a lot of cinnamon and a dash of salt in the Crockpot and set it on Low. I turned it off when I woke up about 7 hours … [Read more...]

Dirty Does It


After having the Jamba Juice Pumpkin Smash Smoothie last weekend I have been obsessed with recreating it at home. Today I assembled my ingredients and went to town.   Pumpkin and pumpkin pie spice are the two main ingredients. I also needed something to sweeten it and make it creamy. For this I decided to use a packet of Vanilla protein powder.   In the … [Read more...]