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Extra Strength

by Meghann on June 18, 2010

I was in a packing frenzy this morning.

Not for myself, but for the upcoming conference my company will be attending at the end of this month. I stuffed four boxes full of collateral, shirts, pencils, banners, etc. then hauled the boxes to the front of the building. I guess I didn’t need to take that strength class this morning? I just got the same work out at work! πŸ˜‰

My mid-morning fuel was a mini peanut butter cookie larabar.

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For lunch I had left over Spicy African Peanut Stew and Eggplant Fries.

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Why am I eating hot soup in this heat? Your guess is as good as mine, but for some reason it just appealed to me in the freezer. Maybe it’s because it was still frozen when I was lusting after it?

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The eggplant fries got a little soggy overnight.

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They still made great soup dippers though.

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Who needs bread when you’ve got eggplant fries?

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The weekend is almost here! The weekend is almost here!

Yippee!!!

1 Jenny June 18, 2010 at 2:23 pm

Mmm… I would eat that soup in this heat, too!

2 britchickruns June 18, 2010 at 2:27 pm

Oh that stew sounds good – Idon’t blame you for having it either!

3 Samantha Angela @ Bikini Birthday June 18, 2010 at 2:32 pm

I have a great recipe for Curried Squash and Peanut Soup here:

http://gamereviewwiki.com/bikinibirthday/2010/04/16/day-80/

4 Kim @ Imperfectly Perfect June 18, 2010 at 2:35 pm

Those eggplant fries are calling to me. Never thought to do that before, but I sure will now. I love the meals you create!

5 Carolyn @ lovinlosing.com June 18, 2010 at 2:46 pm

I don’t mind eating soup in the summer because it’s always cold in the office. πŸ™‚

6 sweetersalt June 18, 2010 at 3:33 pm

Love the eggplant fry idea – yum!

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7 jennyinnewyork June 18, 2010 at 3:52 pm

happy weekend!

8 clairedille June 18, 2010 at 4:37 pm

I actually find myself eating soup in the warmer months still too..not sure why, just crave it sometimes!

9 kaztronomic June 18, 2010 at 5:37 pm

Yay for weekends!

I actually crave soup year-round. No idea why, but it always seems to hit the spot. πŸ˜€

10 Kellie June 18, 2010 at 5:44 pm

I have just started to enjoy soup more. I never was a fan when I was younger.

11 Lisa @bakebikeblog June 18, 2010 at 6:08 pm

ooooh i love that you used the eggplant as dipper! GENIUS!!!

12 Brittany June 18, 2010 at 8:57 pm

I always get in a good workout when I help with the conference shipping as well! Some days it’s actually nice to do something besides sit at a desk. πŸ™‚

Hope all is well lady!

13 Julia June 18, 2010 at 11:41 pm

Hey! Sorry if this has already been addressed, but are you planning any kind of meet up when you’re in Denver?

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