Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Caught Again

by Meghann on August 11, 2009

I had to run a few errands for work this afternoon that took much longer then anticipated. Since I thought it would be a quick trip, I left my mid afternoon snack at my office. Big mistake. This is the second time in the last month I have been caught without my snack and I think I have learned my lesson by now. Even if you are sure you have enough time, always have a snack on hand. 🙂

I debated stopping at a Publix or Starbucks for a quick grab, but decided to stick it out and enjoy the snack I had waiting for me at my desk. Which just happened to be a new bar I have been wanting to try.


I love the kid versions of regular bars. They are bascially lower calories versions of the full bar and sometimes have fun additions. For instant this bar at a nice crunch thanks to the addition of crispies.


It was pretty good, I made sure to eat it very slowly and savor every bite. It did the trick and saved me from further hangry moments.

After work I completed level 3 of the 30 day Shred and decided to try a vitamin gummy sample I received on Sunday.


I was expected yummy, chewy fruit snacks and instead got a chewy nasty vitamin.


It had that vitamin aftertaste I remember from the Flinstone chewables as a kid. Yuck! This vitamin was not for me.

Dinner tonight was a lovely plate of good eats.


I took the left over tofu from last night and baked another 1/3 of the block in a BBQ Sauce marinade.


While that was baking I got the brillant idea of Okra Fries.


I coated whole Okra with a tad too much taco seasoning and baked them at 400 degrees for 10 minutes. I dipped them and ketchup and ate them whole. Next time I will go easy on the seasoning, but beside that these were a simple, greener alternative to french fries.

Last but not least I had 1/3 of a Yucca steamed with a touch of butter.


I <3 Yucca!!

Dinner ended on a high note with a couple of pieces of chocolate.


I really wanted FroYo, but was too lazy to drive anywhere. Oh well.

Packing for Boston is ridiculously hard! Tonight has been one big fashion show. I’ve been walking the runway for Maddie in each new outfit. She’s not a very good critic though, she jumps and gives me kisses after each turn. I am packing way more then is needed, just in case. I’m hoping my roommates will be able to help me to decide as well!

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