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Bosu Class love!!

Hey hey friday friends! 🙂  Okay, it’s only Thursday…. but.we.are.so.close !

So let’s just start this off by saying that Bosu Class was INTENSE (intensly awesome)!!!   haha like that?

We used a combo of 2 bosu + 6lb medicine ball = booo yah!  I loved it and I hope they offer that one again soon (after I recover ohhhh a week from now 😉 )  JK peeps, but for realz the exercises she did were fabulou and really got the heart rate pumping (just typed pumpkin?) along with some awesome strength training & major core work.

I also gave the Vega Vibrancy Bar another whirl this afternoon at work, which I have now stored in the fridge…

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Verdict?  This rocked!!! I loved this bar cold, it firmed up and the flavors/textures were purrrrfect!!! 

In other news, thank you IowaHomeGirl 😉 for sharing the best crockpot recipe blogsite ev-ah with me today, you are my new hero!!   Coincidence that the blog owner’s name is Stephanie, fate  perhaps…?

There is even a recipe for African Peanut Soup which I saw on Caroline’s site the other day and was so intrigued by, *sigh* I see me & my new love crockpot becoming fast friends.

Dinner tonight was uber-fast-tazmanian-devil-style and involved me (1) being on the phone (2) The Man helping out/aka talking about how much he hates Tony (P90X guy) and (3) cooking dinner.  Yea, talk about total confusion haha 😛

Anywho, I knew that we had some Alfresco Sweet Apple Chicken Sausages w/ Pure Vermont Maple Syrup that needed to be eaten — ummm yes please.  This flavor is my #1 chicken sausage flavor EVER.  You heard it.  Ever.  Yes, they are that good 🙂

So the ingredients looked alot like this

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But just swap out Annie for TJ (their mac is superfab fyi)

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Saute up the sliced chicken sausages in some cooking spray

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Also saute up the frozen veggies in a similar manner (add some water to steam them a bit too) and combine with sausages

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Find a random handsome hunk to make the shells n’ white cheddar 😉

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Combine the goods together

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BUT WAIT!!  Don’t forget the secret ingredients 🙂

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Nutmeg + black pepper in shells with cheese = heaven

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So good, every time!

Alright friends, I’m outta here to go do the dishes and cuddle up to some Grey’s Anatomy.  I hope you all have a wonderful Thursday night and see you tomorrow — WHOOP WHOOP FOR FRIDAY! 🙂

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Carrot PB dippin’

Hey hey friends… it’s Thursday…. hooray! 😛  *Sighhh* I can’t wait for the weekend, one of my besties that you have met before is coming to visit – and I told her she couldn’t visit unless she brought  she’s bringing her famous red velvet cupcakes with cream cheese frosting too!  JK guys, I am not that demanding 😉  These cupcakes are too die for, for realz.

Here’s a breakdown of the rest of last night.

The bad news: I never got around to opening up the crockpot o’ lurve

The good news: Reason being, I was having too good a time with catching up on all you fabulous peeps via google reader instead!

…. Oh yea, and watching the Yankees go down 😉 

I really want to use ol’ crockie this weekend however, so time to hop to it, sounds like I have a “hot” date tonight, get it? (nerd alert)

So I know The Man would probably love to know I am sharing this with the blogworld, but today was P90X “yoga day” and let’s just say that this morning I learned this:

The Man + P90X Yoga = 1 unhappy camper

After about 30 minutes he comes storming out of the room looking all disgruntled and proceeds on a 10 minute rant on how Tony (P90X guy) has lost his mind if he thinks that The Man would be able to fold into a pretzel shape and contort his body in ways not physically possible….  to his defense, the moves he was describing sound even more difficult than any yoga I have ever done 😦 

So The Man stated firmly that there will be no more P90X yoga.  Ever.   He will stretch instead — I, of course, was not going to accept this bad attitude and suggested that perhaps he replace Tony’s yoga craze with one of my favorite sessions on ExerciseTV that are more reasonable for a 6’4″ guy to do.  He rightfully obliged!!!  So him and Maura and Elise are going to meet soon, go honey! 🙂

I got his back yo.

Onto the eats, which today included some leftover pasta from last night

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and salad – which I so artfully combined with goods from the work caf once again (I see a trend forming?)

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and my first try at this combo (trivia – which blog-ista does this?!)  Thanks Christie 😉

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not too shabby.

After work tonight I hope to make it over to a new class my gym is offering – Bosu!!!  I’ve done a few kickboxing & other moves on this guy

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but never a whole hour of exercise using it before, it is gonna be a toughie I think, but I’m ready for the challenge 😉

Tonight’s dinner is going to feature some of my most fave chicken sausages evah! 

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Oh and btw, I had a friend already tell me they just tried these after seeing them on the bloggie & adored them – you know who you are 🙂 !!

Can’t wait to see everyone back for an evening nightcap recap!  Hey, it’s Thursday 😉