Hello dearest readers. So close to Friday, aren’t we? I can almost taste it. Speaking of taste, let me share with you everything edible about my Thursday. I started my day with a bowl of pear-almond oatmeal — nothing you haven’t seen me eat before. I think I’m due for some new oatmeal combos [hint hint.]
1 cup water
1/2 cup rolled oats
1/2 d’anjou pear
1/2 T ground flax + cinnamon
almonds + agave
I had the house to myself again this a.m., so that meant blasting T.Swift and registering for Fall classes. I know…already? That’s college for you – ya never stop. Finally, after 6 semesters of registering for classes, it’s starting to get easier. I was able to get all the classes I needed; but, unfortunately, my schedule is all over the place. There’s always some bad with the good. Here’s what will be on my academic plate for Semester #7 [16 units in all].
- Human Physiology + lab
- Science of Food + lab
- Human Nutrition
- Foodservice Administration
- Consumer Health [online]
Before catching the bus, I threw a bar and an orange in my backpack…which would later become my lunch. I got this Honest Bar while in Sonoma over the weekend. It was a first for me. Honestly, I wasn’t as impressed as I thought I would be. The almond extract was extremely overpowering and left quite the aftertaste. Yet, I’ll give it texture props. I’m hoping the PB + Chocolate flavor will get a better score from the Nutrition Nut.
My food lab was cancelled today, so I went to the gym during the time I would normally be cooking with my classmates. Working out in the middle of the day felt really off; as a result, my exercises weren’t all that energetic:
indoor track run – 1.5 mi.
30 min. Arc Trainer
wimpy abs + arms
A little bit of different schedule today meant that I didn’t have to make dinner in a hurry, or eat at a ridiculously late hour.
I made blog-inspired sweet potatoes:
- Peel & cut sweet potatoes.
- Toss in a large bowl with a drizzle of olive oil, baby drizzle of maple syrup, cinnamon, ground flax and sea salt. [I measured everything with my naked eye.]
- Bake @ 325* for 20 minutes.
- Flip flop.
- Bake @ 350* for 10 minutes.
TJ’s Sorrento Arugula Mix, 1/2 Avocado, Red Onion, Pumpkin Seeds, Olive Oil + Balsamic
This was a 10 star dinner : )
Alright, alright…to the GIVEAWAY already. If you read my most recent post, you know that Stonyfield sent me a handful of free coupons for their organic, Oikos Greek yogurt. Well, they have generously offered to sponsor a giveway for you all so you can enjoy the greatness of Greek too!
One lucky winner will receive:
1 free 16 oz. coupon
4 free 5.3 oz. coupons
1 blue reusable grocery tote bag
How To Enter!
There are 3 ways to enter to win this great Greek gift. Each way will give you an additional entry, so you can do one, two, or all three!
1. Leave a comment telling me your favorite way to eat Greek.
2. Tweet about this contest on Twitter. [include a link to this post + @HILLontherun]…and then leave another comment telling me you tweeted.
3. If you have a blog, mention the giveaway and link back to it in one of your posts…and then leave anot
her comment telling me you posted about it.
U.S. residents only please. The contest will run until Sunday, April 18 at 12:00 p.m. PST, when I’ll randomly select and announce the winner!