Howdie Folks!

What is shake, rattle and rolling? How awkward hey? Can you imagine if I just came up to you and said that? You would probably think I’m a wierd-o.. This is how I would sound:

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A..hem Ummm ya….

The Vegan Challenge has been going off without a hitch. Here is a surprisingly accurate recap on my vegan meals yesterday. (Like the title says- my attempt at food blogging, lol)

Yesterday we bought some stuff at Choices. I cropped Mike‘s stuff out of the picture;) I got Ezekiel Bread, beans, frozen spinach and peas, Amy’s Soup.

choices shopping cart

While we were shopping, I couldn’t help but notice this cereal. Has anyone out there ever tried it?

holy crap cereal

Is it called Holy Crap cuz it’s good, OR cuz “HOLY CRAP THAT’S EXPENSIVE CEREAL?!”

On the way home we stopped at our local produce palace. (it’s good quality and inexpensive). Do you get your produce somewhere different than where you buy other stuff?

SO here is EVERYTHING I ate yesterday (so not fancy..let me warn ya)

The Apple and Homemade Almond Butter

For a snack it was a handful of walnuts and dried cranberries

And for lunch it was a salad. I remembered to take a picture half way through eating it! Oops.

yum yum salad

Then we ran some errands and I got a Soy Latte. For dinner I had a toasted piece of Ezekiel bread with Tofurkey slices and a pint of mustard!  I had 2 of these!

ezekiel bread and tofurkey

And for a night time snack, I should have had veggies or fruit, but I opted for the sesame sticks that Mike bought for himself, but I am eating them!

If I were a food blogger, I would do little scenes like this….

and I would send you messages through the food I eat

food art

hi <3

All in all, the Vegan challenge has been really easy. It is a matter of no cream in my coffee. The scenarios where it usually gets more difficult is on weekends, when you go out for dinner or are out with friends. Butter and cheese seems to creep its way into everything, but I’ve done it before, so I know I can carry on with this confidently:)

I have a lot of respect for food bloggers. Although I post recipes and take pics of my food now and then. To do it all day, everyday would be challenging. But if that was your career, you just do it… I WOULD DEFINITELY NEED A BIGGER KITCHEN… Excuses, excuses hey? POOR ME….lol

In triathlon training news, I took yesterday completely off. I was supposed to go to a workout class taught by my friend Hannah, but I cancelled. I needed a day of no exercise. ¬†Tonight my club is running, we are working on Tempo runs. I am supposed to swim today, but it looks like I will take that off as well. It may sound lame, but I’m not taking swimming off because I am tired, I am taking it off because my skin is having a minor allergic reaction to something today and I know the chlorine is going to make it flare up more. Too bad they didn’t make face bellaclava’s for swimmers. I would soo buy one. I am becoming more and more obsessed with swimming, I love it… BUT I HATE the chlorine… ick…

Well, time to go…working on some neat-o mosquito things this week! Hope your having a great day!




QHOTE OF THE DAY: “When running up a hill,
it is all right to give up as many times as you wish-
as long as your feet keep moving.
“- Shoma Morita


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3 Responses

  1. food blogging IS challenging . . . and now apparently I need a cactus hahaha

    • admin on 09 Feb 2011

      Well Morgan, you do a GREAT job at it! Thanks for organizing the Vegan Challenge, my sister-in-law is doing it too;)

  2. Tracy @ Commit To Fit on 09 Feb 2011

    I agree with you, total respect for food bloggers. They put much time and hard work in each and every post.

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