Saturday, June 27, 2009

Trying not to skip breakfast

So.. I have a problem I almost always skip breakfast and why?? well because I LOVE breakfast but I hate it when I have to have it on the run and I can't sit down and enjoy some eggs and some nice toast or some kind of pastry.
I have never been good at eating cereal, usually the 3rd day that I have cereal I get sick of it so usually I just get some tea or coffee and forget about breakfast if I am on the run and if I am at home and I don't feel like cooking I just skip it and wait for lunch.. all of these BAD HABITS!!! our body needs fuel to do things in the morning so skipping breakfast is not good.
In trying to redeem my wicked ways I've been trying to eat fruit every morning (I am also trying to loose some weight and eat healthier), so I've been making some delicious fruit salad (you know apples, peaches, cantaloupe, pineapple, grapes and some pecans all thrown together) and this morning I made some nice blueberry oat scones from bon app├ętit, you can find the recipe here.... they are good but I feel like there is something missing and I think next time I might try raspberries instead of blueberries.

My breakfast today

so.. do any of you have any recommendations on other breakfast foods that I should try in order to redeem my wicked ways?? (just no oatmeal please.. can't deal with the texture)

Friday, June 26, 2009

Farewell Michael

I can't believe he is dead... I grew up with his music, Thriller is my favourite video ever and I definitely owe him some of my best dance moves!!


Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Welcome to the world little Gabriel Roderick!

I am so happy for my best friend Carrie because she just had her first baby, little baby boy Gabriel Roderick.

He was born today June 09 at 12:20 at 7lb 12oz!!!!

Congratulations CARRIE AND MIKE!!!!

Yay!!! I am an aunt ^_^ *twirls and spins*

Wednesday, June 3, 2009

What happens when you mistake 3/4 teaspoon for 3/4 cup?

I didn't know what to title this post, because I also wanted to call it "You should never make cake when you are extremely desperate to eat cake and you can't wait another minute" why? well.. that's what was going on when I decided to make this lemon poppy seed cake from COOK with Jamie.

I couldn't wait.. I just wanted a cake fix fast.. and so I rushed through the recipe and I didn't read the instructions well. I was also halving the recipe so.. trying to think straight while having the intense craving for cake not the best idea in the world.. that is how I ended up adding 3/4 cup of poppy seeds to a cake that only required 3/4 teaspoon.. geesh.. yes, you are probably wondering HOW could I've made that mistake?? well let me just tell you that I couldn't wait to put that cake in my mouth.

this is how it looked..

it didn't taste bad though.. it was just very poppy seedy.. oh well, I've learned my lesson.