I am currently staring at all the food I need to put away in the fridge and procrastinating doing so by blogging.
What is all this food I’m staring at? See below. 🙂
The Best Things I Did This Weekend:
1. Celebrating Fathers’ Day!
There are no words that can justly describe how much Pop means to me. Such a humble, hard working, charitable man. Thank you for everything, Pop!
We BBQ’d to celebrate and followed typical protocol— I chop, marinate, and skewer; Dad grills. We make a good team.
breakfast for Pop: egg white omelet with cheese, greens, red bell peppers, and avocado + turkey bacon + cinnamon apple FlapJacked pancakes
breakfast for me (unpictured: two or three more spoonfuls of almond butter)
THE BEST ROASTED SWEET POTATOES EVER
Moroccan chicken kebabs
pita with chicken, tomatoes, and homemade cucumber mint yogurt sauce
When Dad and I grill, we eat super casually. We’ll just graze and try whatever is ready out of the oven or off the grill, as a BBQ should be IMO. It’s like an all night buffet.
2. Logging off of Facebook and Instagram for a majority of the weekend (Friday and Saturday at least).
I dare you to try this. Logging off of social media and not worrying about notifications or checking news feeds did wonders for my focus and breathing. Yes, I was still on Instagram and FB, especially yesterday, but even taking a couple days off helped me realize how much time and energy I spent on social media. I’m going to make this a regular thing.
3. This breakfast.
I rarely have the same breakfast two mornings in a row, but this was a repeat on Friday and Saturday because it was basically 90% prepared and tasted 100% delicious.
a hefty piece of this banana bread oatmeal bake (that I baked earlier this week) with sunflower seed butter + Greek yogurt with chia, cinnamon, nutmeg, banana, and pb
4. One handed handstand against the wall!
I’ve tried this in the past and failed, but on Friday night I just went for it again and surprised myself! I did it a few times and called it a day, don’t worry 😉
5. Amanda’s banana muffins.
These babies made their way to the top of some ice cream…
…and some chia pudding…
…and into my belly.
6. Surprising mom at the airport during her layover.
It’s a long story as to why she was traveling, but long story short: We got to see her for the first time in about a month at the airport! She was so happy to see us, and we were so happy to see her!
airport Qdoba doing me good
7. Listening to Tori Kelly’s new album on iTunes radio.
I need to white-girl-fan-girl here, because I CANNOT EVEN handle how amazing it is. I advise you to go listen (on iTunes Radio First Play, but the album drops tomorrow!).
no one sings or does curly hair quite like her
8. Bareburger with Pop.
The “SoCal”: turkey burger with sprouts, guacamole, pickled red onions, and a beauteous amount of aged cheddar on a multigrain bun
vegan carrot cake which rocked our worlds
9. Eating more than Pop on Saturday.
This is real life. I ate quite a bit more than my dad on Saturday, and I didn’t even try! Granted, we have two opposite goals for our bodies (and…different bodies), but I’m pretty darn impressed with myself!
10. Going to church.
Always the highlight.
Woo that’s a lot of happenings! Wait, more than half of these are about food. I act surprised, but I guess I shouldn’t be…
Hope you all have a marvelous Monday!
So tell me:
The top three best things you did this weekend!
Do you like repeating breakfast or changing it up?
Did you cook/bake anything amazing this weekend?