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Sunday Morning Ride

by Meghann on July 12, 2009

I have to make this quick, I have a very important blogger lunch to get to. πŸ˜‰

My sister, Kelly, and I planned a 8:00am 20 mile bike ride for this morning. As 8:00am is a late start for me, I decided to take advantage of my extra time this morning and make a traditional weekend breakfast of French Toast.

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I dipped three tiny piece of Publix Bakery Multigrain bread into a mix of Almond Milk, Egg White and Cinnamon then browned it up on the stove top. Once the toast was finished I slathered the piece with a little Almond Butter and topped them with a mix of Syrup, Strawberries & Blueberries I had heated up in the microwave for a minute.

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Mmmm…. the french toast was good! And I believe the perfect fuel for the 20 mile bike ride.

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For the bike ride I had the pleasure of wearing my new bike skirt I purchased a couple of weeks ago.

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Basically the bike skirt is a pair of regularly padded bike shorts with a skirt underneath. I was worried how practical the skirt would be on the bike, but it worked quite well.

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As cute as the skirt was, the padding wasn’t as much as I was hoping. After 20 miles my butt was thankful to be done.

It was the perfect morning for a bike ride and it’s always nice to play catch up with my sister.

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When we returned to the apartment my tummy was growling so I had a good sized snack to hold me over until lunch.

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My platter consisted of a Multi-Bran Vita Top with a slather of Almond Butter, a Kiwi and Cherries. Yes, you can eat the kiwi with the skin on! πŸ™‚

Alright, I am definitely running late now! I’ll be back later with a blog filled lunch. πŸ˜‰

1 Deva July 12, 2009 at 11:34 am

Mmmmm Kiwi is one of my favorite fruits. I don’t like the texture of the skin and tend to eat mine in with a spoon out of the skin “cup” πŸ™‚

2 katie s July 12, 2009 at 11:39 am

I love the shoes you’re wearing… super cute! Are they specifically for biking??

3 Meghann July 12, 2009 at 6:20 pm

THey’re just cute athletic shoes from target. I hate riding my bike with my bulky running shoes and am too cheap to buy real bike shoes. These work perfectly πŸ™‚

4 lenabanana July 12, 2009 at 11:59 am

Kiwis with the skin ROCK!

Hi Meghann! I just started my own blog, lenabanana.wordpress.com, and would really love it if u came and took a look!! I love ur blog and read it everyday! Thanks so so much,

Lena

5 roseyrebecca July 12, 2009 at 12:05 pm

I love riding my bike in the morning! I wish i had a path like that near my apartment. I usually ride on a busy road!

Your french toast looks amazing!!

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6 runnerskitchen July 12, 2009 at 12:07 pm

I like to eat my kiwi with the skin also πŸ™‚ Have a fun blogger lunch!

7 Erica July 12, 2009 at 12:20 pm

Enjoy the lunch! What a great looking breakfast! Restaurant quality for sure! Love working out in skirts….I need to get some more

8 Niki July 12, 2009 at 12:36 pm

Great job on the bike ride!! Have run at your bloggy lunch!

9 Rose July 12, 2009 at 1:02 pm

The skirt’s really cute. Too bad it wasn’t as padded as you thought.

Have fun at the blogger lunch!!

10 biz319 July 12, 2009 at 1:02 pm

What a beautiful day for a bike ride! Have fun at lunch! πŸ˜€

11 Mandy A July 12, 2009 at 1:04 pm

Mmm.. breakfast looked great! I may need to make that this week!

Awesome bike ride today! I wish my sisters lived close to me! So glad you two get to do so much fun stuff together.

Have a great lunch! Looking forward to hearing about it.

12 TorontoGirloutWest July 12, 2009 at 1:24 pm

I think it’s awesome that the two of you do so much together!!! I live something like a 7 hour plane ride from my sister so that’s a no go.

13 Matt July 12, 2009 at 1:44 pm

Perfect day for a ride! I almost ran as far as you biked! Haha. That’s why my legs are shot!

14 bobbi July 12, 2009 at 1:54 pm

I just caught up on your wonderful cruise vacation!!! HOW FUN!!! Looks like you two had such a blast:) Love the bike skirt I so need to check that out!!! Have fun today!

15 MarathonVal July 12, 2009 at 1:54 pm

What a cute bike skirt! Have you ever tried running skirts – and if so, what kind do you like? I’ve thought about it but haven’t gotten around to getting one yet, I’ve heard they are super comfy!

16 Lynn (The Actors Diet) July 12, 2009 at 2:05 pm

That bike skirt is adorable!!!

17 Lauren July 12, 2009 at 2:23 pm

What a lovely start to a Sunday!

Blog reading turned me on to eating kiwis with the skin still on – a good scrub, and they’re good to go πŸ™‚

18 Kailey July 12, 2009 at 2:27 pm

mm french toast sounds delicious πŸ™‚
love your biking top!

19 Kate July 12, 2009 at 2:52 pm

I was wondering about the shoes too πŸ™‚ Are they biking shoes or just those cute keen-like ones with sneaker-ish bottoms?

20 Kathy (Moving Beyond Perfection) July 12, 2009 at 3:23 pm

I am going to have to try that french toast sometime! It looks so yummy πŸ™‚

21 kristi (sweet cheeks) July 12, 2009 at 3:37 pm

Can’t wait to hear about your blogger lunch! Have a great time!

22 Shannon (The Daily Balance) July 12, 2009 at 4:00 pm

Nice ride — and super cute attire, too πŸ˜‰

French toast looked amazingly yummy! love all that fresh fruit!

Have fun at your blogger lunch! LOVE blogger meet-ups πŸ˜‰

23 Michal Mymo July 12, 2009 at 7:02 pm

oh man your breakfast french toast looks so tasty! I hope you have a nice time at your blogger lunch!

Michal

24 Christy July 12, 2009 at 7:47 pm

I have a super padded gel seat cover that helps way more than padded shorts. Gotta stay comfortable!

25 Tay July 12, 2009 at 9:18 pm

What a delicious looking breakfast! I LOVE me some French Toast πŸ™‚

So nice that you can workout/catch up with your sissie. I wish my sister would do active activities with me! So cute of you two!

26 Susan July 13, 2009 at 5:30 pm

Ohmygoodness, I’ve never even seen a bike skirt before!!! When I was picking out bike shorts I just went with the ones with the thickest padding πŸ˜› As always, I’m totally jealous of the wonderful bike paths in Florida!

27 Tammy Eros July 14, 2009 at 1:49 pm

I love your blog! What kind of bike do you have there (pictured)? I am really wanting to get into cycling, but am a total newbie and am trying to get some feedback on women’s bikes…

PS love the vibrant photos and great food ideas!

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