Hope y’all had a good Thursday. Today reminds me of those “Thirsty Thursdays” we had in college where beer was, like, a dollar. However, I am reminded of this today not in terms of alcohol but just because its still raining so hard! Rain = water = thirsty? Get it? Maybe I’ve just been staring at the computer for too long.
This morning I busted out the juicer and made some juicy juice before bootcamp:
I used half an apple, a kiwi, 1 stalk celery and 1 small beet in this. Delish. Also had a little trail mix to keep me going strong through my workout:
And, I swear, today was the hardest bootcamp class yet! Most days its just Anna and I and is really laid back but today we actually had other students come in and take the class (the shock!) so it was more formalized. Started with a series of 10 sun salutations with double chatarungas with each one (those will work your triceps like none other!) then moved on to jump switches, leaping chairs, leap frogs, jumping jacks, plank flows, forearm balance & handstands and then finishing with about 20 minutes of abs. Its going to hurt to laugh tomorrow for sure. I did become obsessed with DJ earworm because that’s who we listened to during class…love his mashups and have been playing them all afternoon. No big deal: just a dance party with Dexter and I. Jealous? It used to be “write a page, do a handstand” but now its “write a page, have a dance party”. Woohoooo
Came home and inhaled a whole wheat pita with hummus and tempeh for lunch:
And then after writing a bit (made it to 25,000 words today–HALFWAY POINT!!!), made the snack that changed my life.
Behold: toasted millet bread with coconut butter and raspberry jam. Da da da daaaaaaa!!!!!!!!!!
Sometimes, when I get really excited by something I eat, I will moan out loud and make highly inappropriate noises. This usually only takes place in the comfort of my own home so it’s all good. And this, my friends, was one of those occasions. The coconut butter melted completely into the toast and it was beyond words. This snack alone was worth the price of both the millet bread and the raw coconut butter. SO.freakin.good. Must repeat asap!
This snack also held me over from about 2:30 all the way to 7:15 when I went to dinner at Willi’s Seafood, one of my favorite Healdsburg restaurants. I love this place for a lot of reasons but mainly because they have small portions! It was perfect because neither one of us was all that hungry so we just got three small plates to share between the two of us.
First up: spinach salad with blue cheese, pecans, dates and bacon: