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Random WIAW

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Not a single day of eats, but just some of my current obsessions.

Most of these summer mornings start off with iced coffee… at home, at work, en route… I don’t discriminate.

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And filling, healthy, green monster smoothies.  This one includes almond milk ice cubes, spinach, mango, and vanilla protein powder.

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But it just may be the ugliest smoothie ever.  Green smoothies are kind of like opposite of those really beautiful but poisonous flowers… right?

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I’ve been craving sushi after seeing it on other blogs, so I grabbed some to go.  Currently obsessed with the pickled ginger.

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Lots of cherries.  Still in need of a cherry pitter, which Jessica has, but Heather and I might split? ;)

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Breakfast for dinner – egg, gouda, veggie bacon and tomato on wheat toast.  Mmmm.

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Has anyone else noticed this on shelves recently?  Just as yummy as Oikos or Fage and less expensive!

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Left over Mexican lunch… refried beans, salsa, and chipotle mayo on a high fiber tortilla.  Messy but filling!

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Fro-yo.  But not as often as I’d like, since stupid Pittsburgh started enforcing parking meters until 10PM and our last two yogurt dates have resulted in $20 & $30 tickets.  Who thinks about putting money in a meter when the sun is setting (and you’re having a major Razzy Fresh craving)?!

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What does an expired parking meter fine cost in your town?

25 responses to “Random WIAW

  1. Cait's Plate August 3, 2011 at 1:12 pm

    I’m in desperate need of a cherry pitter myself. It’s like seriously on my list of things I need to get!

  2. Sarah @ The Smart Kitchen August 3, 2011 at 1:18 pm

    I DID try that Athenos Greek yogurt. [They only carry it at Wal-Mart here for some odd reason?] I have to say though that when I bought it there was no certified “live and active cultures” seal on it, which made me wary. They might have fixed that problem though. :)

    [P.S. I liked it anyway.]

    [P.P.S. Cherry pitters are necessary.]

  3. allieksmith August 3, 2011 at 1:59 pm

    Great eats! I always enjoy your WIAW’s!

  4. Tina @ Faith Fitness Fun August 3, 2011 at 2:23 pm

    Haha! We’re both in the random mood for WIAW today. :)

    And cherry pitter would be awesome to have. Although I rarely buy cherries because they are so darn expensive.

  5. sprint2thetable August 3, 2011 at 3:18 pm

    That is a ridiculous parking meter fine! I’m not sure what Atlanta’s are. Thankfully, we have lots of parking lots and valets. (And I can’t parallel park… no meters for me!)

  6. Jessica Martin August 3, 2011 at 7:45 pm

    Can I just say Fro-Yo is the BEST! I love it more then ice cream because I can add toppings and not feel so guilty

  7. Annette @EnjoyYourHealthyLife August 3, 2011 at 8:20 pm

    I love awesome smoothies! Oh and gouda too. YUMMM.

  8. IHeartVegetables August 3, 2011 at 9:06 pm

    Hahahaha I love your comment about green smoothies. So true! Ugly but delicious and good for you! :)

  9. Tessa @ Amazing Asset August 4, 2011 at 12:56 am

    I seriously must get a cherry pitter… I really don’t like cherries because of the darn pit!
    I wish I could stomach a green smoothie, maybe I will one again… they are so flippen good for you

  10. Bella August 4, 2011 at 2:59 am

    Hey Claire,

    I’ve actually never tried spinach in my smoothies, but should. If only I could trick my kids, hmmm. Maybe I can tell them it’s green from kiwis, lol.

    I would go crazy too if parking meters cost me $30.00 Yikes… thankfully I don’t have to deal with them here.

    So glad I stopped by!!

    I shared my MANGO LASSI recipe today, wanna come see?
    I would LOVE to invite you to check out my weekly parties. I would be so happy if you linked up. MAYBE even add me to your party LIST (yikes). That would be RAD!!!
    Stop by anytime to say hello!!!
    Hugs, Bella :)
    **FEEL GOOD WEDNESDAYS** @ Bella Before and After WIWW, Fitness tips, Healthy recipes welcome.
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  11. teabagginit August 4, 2011 at 4:46 am

    oh man i am in love with green smoothies! i had one with my dinner tonight … it was kind of like breakfast for dinner! :) they are so ugly … but so is the rest of my food!
    and i’m totally feeling you on the pickled ginger thing, i could eat a whole jar of that stuff!

  12. Donna @ Life of a Happy Blonde August 4, 2011 at 1:15 pm

    Ohhh i want a fro yo place near me, looks so yummy!
    Lol about green monsters, the uglier they are the better they taste
    Lovely eats, can’t wait to read more :)

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  14. Jenn L @ Peas and Crayons August 4, 2011 at 3:54 pm

    annnnd now i’m craving refried beans. and cherries. but not together? haha! <3 Happy belated wiaw darlling! playing mucho catchup today! packing can wait!

    • Claire Marshall August 4, 2011 at 4:26 pm

      You are too cute to respond to every person who posts – congrats on the success of your link party!

  15. Alice @ bakenbeebz.blogspot.com August 5, 2011 at 12:05 am

    Smoothies are perfect for the summer, they are all im craving! and that cherry pita is a awesome idea! yum! parking is rediculous here in the uk! but im sure its worth the fro yo, whatever the cost, riiiight?x

  16. thequirkykitchen August 6, 2011 at 10:17 am

    hehee! I totally spit! classy eh?!

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