July 12, 2010

Birds and the Greens

Good morning! I desperately tried to stay awake until 3:30AM to watch the episode of I Love Lucy where she tries to bring cheese from Europe on a plane by passing it off as a baby, but alas, I passed out on the couch by midnight in true grandma fashion.

I kicked my week off fabulously with a 20-minute Morning Flow sequence from Yoga Download. I love that sequence because it's mostly focused on backbends, so it stretches out my back and gives me a boost of morning energy.

Then it got even better when this was brought into my life:

The only thing better than scooping out the remains of nut butters in OIAJ is buying a new jar of nut butter to replace the empty one. Since I don't typically buy more than one kind at a time, I like to try a new kind every time I run out. Sunbutter was next on the list, and man, this stuff is delicious! It has an amazing rich, roasted taste that is very distinct and unlike any other nut butter I've tried. I love it!

It went perfectly in this mornings SIAB:

In the mix:
- 1 frozen banana
- 8 pitted cherries
- 1 handful kale
- 1/2 cup each water & coconut milk
- 1-1 1/2 tbsp cocoa powder
- 1 tbsp rice protein
- 1 tbsp flax

Topped with:

- 1/3 cup granola
- 1/2 tbsp flax

The SIAB went perfectly in my new bowl:

I picked up a couple plastic bowls from Target for $1.99(!) each so that I would always have cute bowls when I'm not at home. I know it sounds crazy, but I don't like when I'm over someone's house and they have ugly dinnerware! This blog has made me so strange.


  1. What a pretty jar! Perfect for oatmeal :-) I've never tried Sunbutter, but I've always wanted to!

  2. I can't wait until I can use it for an OIAJ! You should totally grab some sunbutter.

  3. Looks yummy. I'll have to try that sometime. Oh! and I <3<3<3<3<3 I Love Lucy too!!!