First off, let’s recap yesterday. In addition to my gym excursion, I made black bean brownies, using oats instead of flour and one very large banana instead of two, omitting the cinnamon, and adding a splash of vanilla almond milk and my leftover iced coffee to make the blending easier. I would probably add even more cocoa next time. I love my chocolate!
There’s a resemblance there, no? But don’t let that cracked and dry appearance fool you, the insides of these were fabulously gooey and fudgy. When I first cut into them after just a few moments out of the oven I was a little worried that they wouldn’t set up but after a while they became sturdier.
Anyway, today I went to the gym for an easy 3 mile run plus some abs. I wasn’t able to swim because there were private lessons going on and I didn’t want to wait until 12:00 just to get in the pool. When I got home I had my typical salad for lunch topped with Walmart brand white corn and black bean salsa (it’s actually really good!) with some carrots and hummus and an apple on the side.
Now for the things I’ve been loving this past week:
❤ Seeing the originator of Things I Love Thursday!
❤ Blood oranges
❤ The gym
❤ Clement Valla
❤ STJ vs. Syracuse this afternoon..!
❤ PB&J on toast and in a pita
❤ Sleep > Food
❤ Being done with midterms
❤ Purple toenails
❤ 30 things we need, 30 things we don’t
❤ Mac & Cheese
❤ The first half of Titanic
❤ Exchanging emails
❤ Stories with beginnings and middles
❤ Cutesy photo of the week
❤ My kitchen
❤ Getting excited about Europe
❤ Good friends
❤ Cute lifeguards
❤ Those Mayans…
❤ Back to December
Question: What has been making you smile?