Well, my dears, it seems like another week is flying by. Is it really Wednesday? Has it really been four days since I left HLS? Oy vay.
This is the final week of my six-week self-made training program and, I have to say, I’m a little sad! I’ve fallen in love with my new workout routine but am also looking forward to coming up with a new bunch of supersets. FYI: you can find my current superset regimen here. Today, I completed the Surfer Girl workout from the Tone It Up Beach Babe DVD and followed it up with Amanda Russel’s 6-Minute Abs of Steel Workout. I’m telling you guys – this ab routine is incredibly effective. If you haven’t tried it already, get on it! You can do anything for six minutes!
Anywho, I woke up ready to conquer the day! Enter bathroom selfie.
Thanks to K&K for gifting me with my new Tone It Up tank! I made sure to wear it this morning. The above picture was obviously taken pre-workout.
Guess what’s back? Back again?
In full swing, my friends. Holla to chocolate-peanut flour protein pudding oats!
My house is sparse in the food department because I haven’t been grocery shopping since last Monday. Whoops! So, today’s lunch was leftovers from yesterday’s dinner.
I simply combined the following in a bowl to create a big mass of deliciousness:
- 1/4 cup dry quinoa, boiled for 10 minutes on medium-high heat and drained
- 1/2 avocado, diced
- 1/4 red repper, diced
- 2 1/2 Tbsp. nutritional yeast
- 1 Tbsp. salsa
- 1 1/2 tsp. Mrs. Dash Southwest Chipotle seasoning
It wouldn’t be a blog event if there wasn’t an attack in the form of swag. It’s funny because I tend to forget about the vast amount product I may or may not receive at events like this so, when I do receive it, I’m always in total shock.
Thank you to all of the Healthy Living Summit sponsors for helping to make the event possible! Instead of showing you everything I got, I’m going to ramble on about my favorite items. Sound like a plan?
Reebok RealFlex Sneakers
I love, love, love the new RealFlex sneakers! They’re super comfortable and keep my feet secured in place throughout my workout. Plus, they’re cute – and who doesn’t want rad color-schemed sneakers? Myself and the roughly 200 other bloggers wore our Reebok RealFlex sneakers for our CrossFit WOD and we all looked so colorful and snazzy while keeping our feet safe and sound. Thanks again to Reebok for being awesome.
Erewhon Buckwheat & Hemp Cereal
I love buckwheat! And I loooove hemp! Pairing the two is akin to sweet potato wedges and ketchup. It just works.When I flipped over the box to take a glance at the ingredient list, I let out another child-like squeal. Organic Buckwheat, Organic Brown Rice, Organic Maple Syrup, Organic Hemp, Sea Salt. For months, I’ve been on the hunt for a cereal that has simple ingredients, is high in protein and fiber, is low in sugar, and has the ability to satiate me. I know – I’m a demanding consumer!
It’s been a battle. Until now! I am over-the-moon excited about this cereal. And, as Anne told me, we were the very first people to try this brand spankin’ new cereal. It was packaged for us last Wednesday. How cool is that?! VIP status, yo.
So far, I’ve enjoyed the cereal two ways. The first came Monday night with unsweetened almond milk for a late-night snack. Once in awhile, I specifically crave cereal for a pre-bedtime snack. Now I can enjoy it and know that my digestive tract will love me in return. This cereal maintains its crunch long after pouring the almond milk and never gets soggy!
I also enjoyed it as a snack today.
In a small dish, I tossed the cereal with almonds, cashews, sunflower seeds, and hemp seeds. It powered me through the morning! Keep an eye out for the Erewhon Supergrains cereal exclusively at Whole Foods Markets next month!
Almond Breeze Coupons
Need I say more?
Driscoll’s Mini Strainer
I like cute things – and this strainer is darn cute. Thanks, Driscoll’s!
It not only drains water out from Driscoll’s berries and steamed veggies but it also serves as an excellent glasses holder for moi.