Hello blog world! It feels like it’s been a while 🙂
I hope everyone had a better start to their week than this fanatic, but I won’t bore you with the details of spending the morning at the doctor, trekking to work and then having an allergic reaction to the antibiotics I took… yea, just picture no fun and you’d be right on target.
Let’s just say I am hoping they can get me on a new meds tomorrow so I can keep feeling better without the adverse effects
But anywho, I did go into work for a few hours bc I had some meetings that just couldn’t be cancelled…. praying that I didn’t infect anyone 😦
Let me get to some fun stuff already, geeeeeze I am such a Debbie downer today!
Round 2 with Stonyfield yogurts included this guy – blueberry flava though. Apparently Stonyfield just acquired Brown Cow… either way this stuff was superb! I am really loving both Oikos/Stonyfield & Chobani… I don’t know that I could choose a favorite at this point 😛 Crazy, right!
Also, look what the UPS guy dropped off today!! (golden halo? haha)
Ummm if this couldn’t cheer me up then I don’t know what will?! Jenna, you are an amazing bloggie friend, thanks so much for lifting my spirits today 🙂
And tonight, after trying not to panic about the allergic reaction mustering up some energy I headed over to Whole Foods with my favorite lady (hey heyyyyy Mom!) to attend a Holiday Cooking Class!! The class was focused on a healthier eating lifestyle, and it was A-W-E-S-O-M-E!!!
Before class the chef proceeded to take a dagger in ye heart when I was told I couldn’t take pics… for realz?!
Ah well, just image gorgeous food and it tasting even better. There, good enough right 😉 Sorry friends
However you gotta check out the menu, it was good stuff:
- Puff pastry w/ sharp white cheddar & apricot preserves — take that brie!
- Dried cranberry relish w/ granny smith apples, cinnamon & orange
- Crab and artichoke dip
- Clementine jicama salad
- Field roast with wild mushroom grazy
- Parsnip puree
Umm the puff pastry & cranberry relish made me want to do a happy dance, holy yum!!! You will be seeing these very very soon friends 😉
The parsnip puree was also divine, I had never had parsnips before? The field roast was actually a vegetarian meat product stuffed with butternut squash and some other goodies… it was decent in my book but nothing special.
Overall it was awesome, I had a blasty with my mom and met some new friends (the chef got my blog address – shout out hey hey!!!)
I also learned some really cool new cooking stuff while I was there, that’s what is so great about food and cooking – you can NEVER know all there is to know, there is ALWAYS something to learn and that is just amazing 🙂
You think I’m kidding eh? 😉
One thing I wish I didn’t learn about haha was Icelandic butter, which was amazing when used in small portions through some of the dishes (higher butterfat content, clocks in at 100 cals and 11g fat per tblsp) but I couldn’t resist buying some! Moderation, right?
Yea, my thighs are cursing me right now…. sorry buddies!
Alright friends, gotta XOXO outta here. It’s been a long day and I’m just hoping everything gets better overnight, but you know I’ll keep you posted!
See you tomorrow friends, I hope ya’ll have a fantastic monday night 😛
P.S. Don’t forget to check out this week’s Blogger Secret Ingredient contest, I am totally looking forward to seeing your yummy bleu cheese recipes peeps, I know ya’ll have some awesomely awesome tricks up your sleeve 😉 !