It’s Friday! Another BEAUTIFUL day here in Seattle – I swear it looks like it should be 80 degrees outside! I am here wearing my capris, a tank top and some sandals.
Speaking of sandals, these are my most favorite pair of sandals EVER!
They are made by Ecodragon and I have owned several pairs. The have a 100% vegetable fiber sole and 100% hemp canvas top. They are so comfortable! I’m actually in need of a new pair, or two. I’ve had these for over 5 years. Whenever I go the the Seattle Hemp Fest, Ecodrago has an amazing sale – like 2 for 40$! Looks like I will have to wait until August =)
Another green monster for breakfast – I have been drinking these like crazy! BUT they are just so darn good!
The norm – almond milk, frozen fruit (peaches, strawberries, melon), flax meal, half of a banana and spinach.
At first, GM’s never kept me full. I must be getting used to them because I can go all morning on them, now. Strange…..
Look what came in the mail!!!
It’s charging right now but as soon as it’s done I am going to start playing with it! =)
It looks huge on my tiny wrist, though. =)
I don’t know if I will be using it this weekend or not. After last Saturday’s long 8 mile run (my longest to date) my legs have been crapping out on me. They feel tired and weak. =( I have been ramping up my training because of my half marathon on April 17th but I think I have been pushing myself too hard and not enough rest.
Today is my normal rest day but I might take an extra day, or two, to give my legs a break. The last thing I want to do is injure myself. I did, however, run a 8:13 minute mile last night! Last night was my speed night and I was pretty proud of that time! I was grunting and huffing towards the end but it was a good feeling. =)
Ok, and just because I haven’t posted a picture in a while….
He has just passed the 18 month mark! I cannot believe it!
I made something special for lunch today.
I found a recipe for an amazing sounding salad dressing on NicolesNutrition blog and I knew I had to try it! While I didn’t have all of the ingredients, I improvised and it turned out amazing!
- 2 tablespoons red onion, diced
- 1 teaspoon minced garlic
- 3 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 tablespoon balsamic
- 3 tablespoons dijon or stone ground mustard
- 2 teaspoons agave syrup
- salt and pepper taste
Whisk everything together in a bowl. Simple and tasty! I actually needed some lemon juice but I was totally out! It still tasted amazing but I will need to add it next time.
As far as mustard goes, I love this brand of stone ground mustard.
I had one of my Black Bean Burgers on top of a bed of romaine, topped with avocado, raw mushrooms, baby corn and dressing, along with some carrot and celery sticks with hummus and Mary’s Gone Crackers. Amazing lunch.
And I had this cookie (x2) that I made the other night.
I’m not sure what I am doing the rest of the day. I need to pick a few things up at the grocery store… or I might continue reading Eating Animals by Jonathan Safran Foer. I am loving this book and I highly recommend it! I am only 30 pages into it but I will be writing a review after I am done. Already it has opened my eyes even more than they were before.
Have a wonderful day!