Breakfast

Waiting

Ugh. There’s really nothing I dislike doing more than sitting at the car place waiting for my car to be serviced. I suppose it could be worse—they have free wireless and I brought my laptop with me to blog and work on my project for school…but still! Both Ryan and my mom are at work so I guess I’m stuck.

This morning before I rushed out I made some steel cut oats with banana and almond butter. I think a few people were wondering how I get my steel cut oats to have so much volume, and the answer to that is simple: I eat more than a serving size so there is more in my bowl! I usually make my steel cut oats with 1/3 cup oats, not 1/4 and I chop up a banana in them as well and cook it like that so the banana creates more volume as well. I actually had so much oats in my bowl this morning I couldn’t finish it! That’s a first. I left a couple spoonfuls at the bottom of the bowl.

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I’m off to search for free coffee now and then get to work on this project, trying to make the most of my time in the waiting lounge!

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5 Comments

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    arielle
    June 2, 2008 at 1:50 pm

    See, sometimes I miss not having a car, but then I remember the long waits at repair shops. But free wireless (and coffee) is pretty sweet!

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    VeggieGirl
    June 2, 2008 at 2:06 pm

    Ah yes, life at the car repair shops can be tough – just remain positive, and you’ll get out of there sooner ;0)

    Happy Monday!

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    Becca A
    June 2, 2008 at 2:22 pm

    At least they have wireless!

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    Kristie
    June 2, 2008 at 3:11 pm

    Waiting for car repairs really IS a bummer. At least you are able to work on school work though, that’s a good use of your otherwise useless waiting time!

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    Ruby Red Vegan
    June 2, 2008 at 4:18 pm

    Being at the car place is just no fun! I still haven’t tried steel-cut oats; I’ve been looking everywhere for McCann’s quick steel-cut oats, the kind that cooks in 5 minutes, because I’m definitely not a prepare- or plan-ahead girl. I guess if my heart really desires them I could do an online order…

    Good luck with your project!

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