Hello dear friends, I’m at the library right now – obviously
procrastinating taking a break 😉
This weekend is going to be mad intense – 4 midterms, along with other assignments due next week. And I have my senior project to work on.
At least this morning’s breakfast was delicious. Welcome back to my life overnight oats!
Last night I combined:
- 1/3 cup oats + 1/3 cup yogurt + 1/3 cup pumpkin + 1/3 cup soymilk
- 2 T raisins
- Cinnamon & maple syrup
This morning I topped it off with:
- Quaker brown sugar oatmeal squares
- Life cereal
- Naturally More PB
This was my first “yogurt” based overnight oats (with more yogurt, rather than milk). I could taste tartness, and while delicious, I think I prefer a thinner milk & mashed banana base instead 😉
And coffee enjoyed out of my favorite mug 🙂
Then I packed up the essentials and headed to campus!
Coffee, a large apple, carrots and an ABJ&B (almond butter, jelly, and banana) sandwich.
Gym was a 40-minute mixture of weights, abs & power-clams for the hips.
Then 4+ hours of library time. Where I also snacked on an apricot Heart Thrive bar (not my fave. Although it’s probably better heated up).
Came home hangry for dinner and threw a very quick tasty Kashi meal into the microwave.
The tuscan bake! Mmmmm.
Plus roasted broccoli on the side (which looked exactly like yesterdays, so that is the picture I used – sorry).
For the broccoli, I seasoned it with garlic salt, pepper, paprika, and olive oil. Then roasted it at 400 degrees for 20 minutes. Delicious. First time I’ve tried roasted broccoli is this past week, and I’m hooked!
Followed by some unpictured sour patch kids (or SPKs as my roommate calls them) and a “pumpkin pie” for dessert. With some melty whipped cream 😉
Disgusting looking, but might tasty, I swear.
I know this is two posts in one day (which may be a lot to catch up with! 😉 ), but I couldn’t leave my Friday without my Flashback to Europe part 3!
Last I left you, my sister and I were ending our 3-day trip to Paris. We then took the chunnel back to London to spend another 5 days there. The first week, we stayed in a flat through my grandparents’ time share.
Post-Paris, we stayed in a hotel.
Which came with a daily gourmet breakfast/brunch. 😉
This last week, we hit up the Tower, where they kept all the prisoners. It’s well-known for where King Henry VII kept his wives (including Anne Boleyn).
Traitor’s Gate muahaha.
Fun in the gift shop 😉
One day, we took a bus trip that stopped at Stonehenge,
and Windor Castle
On the last full day of our trip, my sister and I walked around, finding our way to Buckingham Palace
To watch the changing of the guards.
We also found our way to Platform 9 3/4 😉
Unfortunately, try as we might, we couldn’t make it through the wall 😦
On our walk, we ventured through Kensington Gardens
And came across Peter Pan! This was on my sister’s “to-see” list so she was excited.
It was soon time to bid London goodbye.
It was honestly the trip of a lifetime, and it couldn’t have happened without my wonderful grandparents. While my sister and I had to pay our own way, for some food, and for all of Paris, my grandparents made the trip amazing – treating us to dinners, tours, play tickets, and housing. They were amazing 😀
Regarding my post title, anyone see the Kellogg’s commercial where the guys are naming reasons why they like Kellogg’s cereal? And one guy goes “I like Kelloggs because it has ‘ello’ in the middle of it. Like ‘ello govna.” LOL I don’t know why I thought that commercial was hilarious. Just thought I’d throw that out there 😉