Monday, April 30, 2012

Smoothie Thief

by Meghann on April 30, 2012

I spy a wannabe smoothie thief.

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Ha! Protected by the straw and lid. Meghann: 1, Maddie: 5,321 <- she wins a lot.

The smoothie was my pre-swim fuel this afternoon.

  • ice
  • frozen cherries
  • chocolate whey protein (Whole Foods Brand)
  • spinach
  • chia seeds
  • Kashi Cinnamon Go Lean Crisp (on top)

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In typical green smoothie fashion, it looked awful, but tasted delicious. Seriously delicious. Can I have another?

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I had the smoothie on my way out the door to meet my new swim-mates for practice. I arrived at the pool at 6:00pm on the dot (the time we’re supposed to meet at), but that was still late for these hardcore triathletes. I walked up just as the majority of them were finishing their warm-ups. Oops.

I put my swim cap on and joined them in the water. As always, the swim was great. Our coach shortened my workouts a tad since I’m a bit on the slower side (ain’t no shame in being on the slower side), but I was still able to cover roughly 2000+ yards during our hour workout. We did some pulloy workouts with paddles (which killed my arms), then did some sprints with the kickboard (which killed my legs). I left feeling like jello. I love that feeling.

There was talk tonight about competing in some upcoming triathlons that definitely caught my attention. After I wrap up Flying Pig this weekend, triathlon season is sooo on. Will I be up got a spring tri the last weekend of May?! hmmm…. maybe. ;)

After my swim, I made a fajita inspired salad for dinner.

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I cut some steak in strips and cooked it in a frying pan with onion, peppers, and a seasoning mix of chili powder, cumin, salt, and pepper.

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The steak went on a bed of spinach, broccoli, tomato, and corn, then topped with salsa and cheese.

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The salad was really good. It’s hard to go wrong with anything with a fajita theme though. ;)

I had a serving of ice cream for dessert.

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The sweet tooth is now satisfied. ;)

Time to call it a day.

Good Night!

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