Well, back in Florida and its raining! Surprise, surprise! lol This is definitely the middle of our monsoon season!

I was one sleepy girl this morning because I didn’t end up getting home last night until almost 11:45. Ryan was so sweet and not only waited up for me to get home (even though he had been up since 4:30—I was impressed), he had also cleaned the whole house, hung our new light fixture and went to the grocery store to get bananas, spinach, peaches and grapes! Needless to say, I was very impressed! Unfortunately though we are totally out of almond milk so there could not be any green monsters this morning. 🙁

I made a yogurt bowl instead!


I used an Oikos vanilla yogurt, 1/2 cup Post Shredded Wheat, 1/2 cup Kashi H2H, sprinkle of goji berries, raw cacao nibs, scoop of raw almond butter and a kiwi!


It was very yummy indeed!

Today is a big catch-up day for me! I need to unpack, do laundry, do a pretty major grocery shop (Costco AND Publix), write articles and work out. While on the plane last night I planned out meals to make for every night this week!

Hope you get all caught up on everything you need to today! Ryan and I have yet ANOTHER wedding to go to on Saturday! 🙂

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  • Katrina (gluten free gidget)
    July 6, 2009 at 8:57 am

    That kind of sounds like my day today! Except I will be the one scrubbing the toilet. Ryan needs to come over here and teach my hubby a thing or two about cleaning! 😀

  • Katrina (gluten free gidget)
    July 6, 2009 at 8:57 am

    Would you mind posting your weekly menu. I’m curious!

    • jenna
      July 6, 2009 at 9:09 am


      Monday– grilled cheese with avgolemono soup
      Tuesday— shrimp po boys with corn
      Wednesday— pasta salad with balsamic and feta
      Thursday– homemade pizza

  • Mara @ What's For Dinner?
    July 6, 2009 at 9:07 am

    Bummer about the rain!! Hope you have a good day anyway!

  • Emily
    July 6, 2009 at 9:10 am

    Have a good catch up day. I’m sorry about the rain – we’re finally having some sun here so maybe it’ll catch on to the rest of the east coast!!

  • Cait (Cait's Plate)
    July 6, 2009 at 9:16 am

    That looks incredibly delicious! I decided to forgoe my yogurt bowl this morning but now I’m wishing I hadn’t!!

    And points for Ryan – what a good boy!!

  • Jen, a priorfatgirl
    July 6, 2009 at 9:17 am

    ooohh…that kiwi looks so yummy!

    WOW, you two are on a tour of weddings! Glad Wisconsin went great!

  • Katherine
    July 6, 2009 at 9:20 am

    Your menu looks awesome for the week! I might have to try planning my week out too – I feel like it’s so much better for budgeting, as well as making sure we aren’t caught with a random night where we have no food in the house and no meal planned!

    Gold luck catching up today 🙂

  • Victoria
    July 6, 2009 at 9:21 am

    Wow. Kudos to Ryan. That’s so sweet. Ooo… we’re making squid po boys this week! I’m looking forward to seeing yours.

  • Kristin @ Iowa Girl Eats
    July 6, 2009 at 9:27 am

    Awww – what a sweet man you’ve got!! How NICE it must have fel to come home and find everything DONE!! Hope you have a great day – stay dry 🙂

  • K
    July 6, 2009 at 9:34 am

    I just saw your menu – yum!! Good luck with your To Do list today 🙂

  • Graze With Me
    July 6, 2009 at 9:34 am

    I love that breakfast, so colorful! Do you not use anything besides almond milk in your GMs? I’ve used skim milk which is good or yogurt is nice too but sometimes it’s a little too thick.

    I always try to plan out a weekly menu but more often than not I end up eating alone since my husband works late all the time…

  • Tammy (Defining Wellness)
    July 6, 2009 at 9:38 am

    Jenna, do you mix the almond butter in with the yogurt, or kind of keep it sitting on top? I’ve been wanting to try that combo!

    I’m glad you had such a nice trip — you looked absolutely beautiful in that awesome pink dress! And how sweet of Ryan to have the place cleaned up and groceries picked out when you got home. Hope the rain clears up for you soon!

  • Heather @ Health, Happiness, and Hope
    July 6, 2009 at 9:44 am

    Now that’s a delicious breakfast for not having much to work with! 🙂 Good luck on your busy day and getting caught up around home!

  • Jessica
    July 6, 2009 at 9:47 am

    Looks yummy! Kiwi sounds good. Have fun doing errands today 🙂

  • brandi
    July 6, 2009 at 9:52 am

    good luck with your to-do list! at least the rain will make it easier to get stuff done inside 🙂

  • Foodie (Fab and Delicious Food)
    July 6, 2009 at 9:52 am

    Good luck with your to-do list!

  • Recipes for Creativity
    July 6, 2009 at 9:58 am

    Your breakfast looks delicious anyways, even though it’s not a GM. Hey, don’t you find out about Murphy Goode tomorrow? I only remember the date because it’s my boyfriends bday tomorrow. Good luck!

  • kristi (sweet cheeks)
    July 6, 2009 at 9:58 am

    Love the yogurt bowl! The almond butta looks fabulous!

    Hope you have a very productive day!

  • Megan (Runner's Kitchen)
    July 6, 2009 at 10:00 am

    I always feel like Mondays are “catch-up” days for me. At least your grocery shopping sounds like a fun task. I love supermarkets! 🙂

  • april
    July 6, 2009 at 10:03 am

    Your breakfast looks so yummy and flavorful! Hope you have a great day!

  • Shannon (The Daily Balance)
    July 6, 2009 at 10:16 am

    breakfast looks quite tasty!!
    Enjoy your catchup day! Maybe it’s nice that it’s raining — you won’t be tempted to go outside 😉

  • Christie @ Quit Your Diet
    July 6, 2009 at 10:21 am

    Glad you arrive home safely. That Ryan sure is a sweety!

    Enjoy your day!

  • Deva
    July 6, 2009 at 10:26 am

    I love seeing other people’s menus for the week. Every week when I sit down to write the grocery list The Boy and I come up with a list of meals for the week, and I plan in leftovers for lunches at work and the like. 🙂 Have fun grocery shopping!

  • Matt
    July 6, 2009 at 10:47 am

    Wow Ryan is awesome for doing that!

  • Erica
    July 6, 2009 at 11:05 am

    Hey! Good to see you this weekend and meet Ryan. I’ll be able to catch up on your life through here. Hopefully it won’t be another 15 years (or 9 like my dad thinks!) 🙂 Take care!

  • Sarah (Running to Slow Things Down)
    July 6, 2009 at 11:26 am

    What a tasty lookin’ breakfast!! Love that big glob of almond butter on top…yum! 😀

  • Jenn Eats Nutritiously Now
    July 6, 2009 at 11:48 am

    Not liking the rain here, either.

  • HeatherBakes
    July 6, 2009 at 11:57 am

    Way to go Ryan! It’s so nice to come home to a clean house.
    Can’t wait to see what meals you’ve planned for the week (AND what you end up with from Costco).

  • Sarah
    July 6, 2009 at 11:59 am

    Wow, you are one busy bee! Lucky thing Ryan was so thoughtful with cleaning and shopping.

  • Mrs. Myers @ Eat Move Write
    July 6, 2009 at 12:22 pm

    Wow! I’m impressed. Meals for every night this week! I do well to plan one day ahead lol.

    My days are always busy too. I bet you just want to curl up in bed and go back to sleep. Or is that just me?

  • Rachel (
    July 6, 2009 at 12:26 pm

    Your breakfast is very colorful! I love kiwis!

  • Maria
    July 6, 2009 at 12:34 pm

    Yay for weddings :D. Even though you didn’t get to enjoy a green monster, that yogurt bowl looks just fab! Hope you have a lovely day!

  • Anna
    July 6, 2009 at 12:34 pm

    The day after a trip is always so stressful and full of catching up. Good luck with all that you need to take care of!

  • Joelle (Chasing Pavements)
    July 6, 2009 at 12:39 pm

    That bfast def looks yummy.. glad you got home safely!

  • Stephanie
    July 6, 2009 at 12:52 pm

    I just recently found your site and I really find you to be motivating. I really want to eat healthy and have my family do the same but I was in a rut. I love your food ideas. It actually has gotten me out of my rut. As for working out, you are motivating in that area too. I look forward to reading your site everyday. Thanks!


    p.s. I tried the amazing grass and I love it. I have my husband drinking it everyday too.

  • Help Meghan Run
    July 6, 2009 at 1:28 pm

    Hmm…does that shrimp po boy recipe happen to come from Cooking Light? I was reading that myself on a plane this weekend, and it’s on my list to make.

  • Andrenna
    July 6, 2009 at 1:50 pm


    I just have to say that today I tried Amazing Grass for the first time (found some packets at my local health food store) and you were right. THEY ARE THE BEST THING EVER. That’s right. THE BEST. I feel so great with no caffeine!!!!!! I usually hit a morning lull around 11, but I haven’t at all!

    Thank you!!!

  • leslie
    July 6, 2009 at 1:58 pm

    beautiful breakfast! i don’t know where you get all your energy from to just go-go-go!

  • Bec
    July 6, 2009 at 2:01 pm

    Another wedding??? wow it is wedding season for you guys for sure! Have a great cosco trip!

  • Rebecca
    July 6, 2009 at 10:28 pm

    That yogurt bowl looks so yummy!

    It’s so sweet that Ryan cleaned and waited up for you. My boyfriend does that when I’m away too. The other day I went to the gym with full intention of cleaning my bathroom when I got back. When I got home, my boyfriend had already clean the whole bathroom already. 🙂

  • barbera del monferrato
    July 9, 2009 at 3:29 am

    That’s great, I never thought about Catch-Up like that before.

  • vino del monferrato
    July 9, 2009 at 3:30 am

    I was just thinking about Catch-Upand you’ve really helped out. Thanks!

  • vendita diretta vino
    July 9, 2009 at 3:32 am

    Wow, I never knew that Catch-Up That’s pretty interesting…