Fall Is Here

I know fall officially started last week, but the weather has only just turned here. Now it really feels like fall   At least the rain hasn’t shown up just yet – I’m sure it will be here tomorrow.

Today was the usual early start. Early start = easy breakfast.

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Good ol’ Nature’s Path Pumpkin Raisin Crunch cereal, bathing in a sea of milk.

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With a glass of imposter Mango Peach Party. This is Tropicana’s Orange Mango Peach juice, and let me tell you – totally subpar. I want my Happy Planet!

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About as basic as breakfast can be.

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Today was the usual Monday – 1 hour of class, followed by my volunteer shift at Sprouts. I decide to try out a new baked treat today from the cafe. I went with the double chocolate chip cookie.

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Looks pretty freakin’ awesome eh? Well…the taste was good. But it was hard as a rock! I have nothing against a crisp cookie, but this was almost had to even bite through. Which is crazy, because they were made yesterday. No reason it should be that dried out. I really want to love our baked goods, but so far, both of the ones I’ve tried have been dry. Le sigh.

I made my way home via transit, where I put together a fabulous lunch.

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There was still some salmon in the fridge, and I couldn’t just let it go to waste. So I made myself a sandwich.

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In between two slices of Silver Hills “The Big 16” bread I smashed 1/4 of an avocado, added a hunk of wild coho salmon, a slice of havarti cheese, and some iceberg lettuce. I also spread on a little garlic aioli that my sister had made up last night for dinner.

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I had the standard raw veggies on the side.

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It’s so much nicer to be able to enjoy lunch at home.

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Too bad I was full after only half the sandwich! I packed up the other half though, so hopefully it keeps alright for tomorrow’s lunch.

Now I need to go work on something uber important – my hockey pool selections! The draft is Wednesday night. Later!

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Categories: Baking, Breakfast, Lunch


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6 Comments on “Fall Is Here”

  1. September 28, 2009 at 4:36 pm #

    MPP imposter…. not bad 😀

  2. Lizzy
    September 28, 2009 at 4:59 pm #

    dang i wish that chocolate chip cookie would have upheld its name! Hopefully next time though! 🙂 lunch looks awesome, i love salmon and would have never of thought to put it in a sandwich! good idea girl!

    Hopefully your hockey draft goes well!


  3. September 28, 2009 at 5:54 pm #

    YAY for hockey season!! I’m so happy it’s back – it’s the only sport that I can be bothered to watch!

  4. September 28, 2009 at 6:09 pm #

    Your sandwiches never cease to amaze me! They look so yummy, always.

    I can’t believe you have not had any rain, I’m jealous. It finally stopped today and my hair is no longer a bog puff ball.

    I did not know you were volunteering at Sprouts. I checked out the website and it looks like a fantastic place to work/volunteer. I bet you get the best samples and food when you work there.

  5. September 28, 2009 at 8:13 pm #

    Bummer on the hard cookie– I much prefer the soft, chewy ones.

  6. September 29, 2009 at 7:05 am #

    That cookie sure does look good! Maybe it would’ve moistened a bit after being nuked? You know, cuz everybody straps one of those to their back when they leave the house! 😉

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