Eye Of The Tiger

There’s really nothing to do with tigers in this post, sorry. But there’s stuff about eyes! So it’s not a total lie.

I massively slept in this morning, which I blame on the change of weather (hello, where did the sun go?) My bowl of oats had to be put on hold, for the quicker option – toasted whole wheat English muffin with peanut butter and raspberry jam.

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To counteract the lack of sun, I went with a glass of Happy Planet Mango Peach Party.

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Then I put together a quick lunch. It started with leftover chicken & smoked oyster gumbo with hidden brown basmati rice.

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Some honeydew melon and strawberries – best summer fruit combo!

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With some multigrain corn thins on the side…

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…to be spread with some Laughing Cow/avocado smash 🙂

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I had to leave work a little early today to go to the eye doctor. Well, turns out my left eye has actually gotten ever so slightly worse! Boo-runs 😦 I never really noticed, but when they made me read the chart with my hand covering my right eye, I was like, whoa, where did this blur come from?! Le sigh. I guess it’s just another sign that I’m getting old…or older anyways. It’s not a big enough difference that I will get new glasses any time soon, but I will be getting new contacts.

So even though that part of the day kinda sucked, this part didn’t!

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Well hello package from Amazon! I was expecting you 😀

Most of the contents aren’t actually for me – it contains most of my sister’s birthday present. So I can’t show you that just yet 😉 But I did order myself a little something-something, since I was already getting free shipping anyways 🙂

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I know, I need another cookbook like a need a hole in my head. But after seeing some fabulous ED&BV creations here and here, I had to break down and order. Plus, the author is from BC, so I gotta support the home team. I’m definitely looking forward to some cookbook reading in my near future 🙂

Now I’m going to go make dinner. And ensure that I put the freakin’ memory card back in my camera!

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11 Comments on “Eye Of The Tiger”

  1. Nicole
    June 16, 2009 at 7:40 pm #

    Ahh, I love everything in this post!!!! Honeydew and strawberry is the best combo.

  2. June 16, 2009 at 7:46 pm #

    I’ve never seen corn thins before. I’m a huge rice cake fan so I’d probably love them. I like my rice cakes with peanut butter, but the avocado and laughing cow blend sounds like a nice change!!

  3. Anne K.
    June 16, 2009 at 9:06 pm #

    I love your breakfast! And those corn thins look so cool–like really dense rice cakes. Yum! That cookbook looks fun, too 😀

  4. broccolihut
    June 16, 2009 at 9:23 pm #

    YAY! You bought ED&BV!! I am so excited to see what you’ll make–I know you’ll love the recipes:)

    PS Corn Thins are totally awesome with Laughing Cow, no?

  5. devan newman
    June 16, 2009 at 9:47 pm #

    yum !! honey dew? i havent had that in ages! try pairing strawberry and pineapple!! or papaya and strawberry! SO GOOD. with lime.. *drools.*

    Dreena Burton is actually from White Rock Vancouver!! Which is line an hour from me !! GREAT COOK BOOK! ❤ The "Who put the peanut butter in my cookies" cookies, are ahh-mazzzeee-ing !

  6. June 16, 2009 at 10:15 pm #

    EYE love that cookbook! And EYE’m sorry about your eye. EYE feel ya…

  7. June 16, 2009 at 10:39 pm #

    Ooooo you’ll have to make some recipes and review! I’ve been thinking of buying that book so it would be great to know what you think!

  8. June 16, 2009 at 11:03 pm #

    You SOOOO won’t regret that purchase! Everything I’ve made has been outrageously delicious!

  9. June 17, 2009 at 6:15 am #

    Cute toes!

    ED&BV is an awesome cookbook. I borrowed it from the library, but I think I may just have to buy it myself!

    I love, love the looks of your gumbo! Drool…..:)

    I had great vision until I got preggers…..I got glasses along with babies! 😉

  10. June 17, 2009 at 7:35 am #

    Hmmm….I’m thinking I need to get ED&BV!! I’ve heard wonderful things about it!

  11. June 17, 2009 at 1:03 pm #

    Wonderful breakfast idea. Loving the silver nail varnish by the way (on your toes)

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