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WIAW: Say I’m Not the Only One

December 7, 2011

FYI I haven’t frozen to death yet in the arctic tundra known as Colorado.  I know you were worried.

But I do plan on doing everything in my power to stay indoors as much as possible.  I’ve got a fridge loaded with soup and stew to help me with that goal.

And cookies.  Lots and lots of cookies.

Anyways, this week’s What I Ate Wednesday post has a theme.  And it’s not “cookies for every meal,” although I might not mind that.

Peas and Crayons

 

Please tell me I’m not the only one…

Who always has half a banana in the fridge.

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Not because I can’t finish a whole banana, but because I need to conserve bananas.  Duh.

This morning’s half served as a good pre at-home-yoga snack.

Who has to have a morning mug of tea.

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And who has to keep their honey bear upside down, apparently.

Who thinks chocolate is a breakfast food and chocolate chip mint pancakes are the best vehicle to get said chocolate to your mouth.

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Who isn’t a fan of the eggnog latte.

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I made myself a short and two sips in, I realized I just wanted a plain cup of steamed eggnog.

My mom is probably disowning me as she reads this.

Who thinks shoveling soup in their mouth during their 10-minute break is attractive.

soup 2 Kale and Roasted Vegetable Soup 

Told you I really like this soup.

Who thinks nothing beats a classic snack of an apple and peanut butter.

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Who thinks soup for lunch and stew for dinner makes for an awesome, warm and comforting day.

 IMG_3536 Swiss Chard, Chickpea and Tamarind Stew.

For the record, I have no idea what tamarind is, so there’s none of it in this stew.  Oopsies.

And who thinks one cookie doesn’t really do the trick.

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Whoa. 

Best.chocolate.peanut.butter.cookie.ever.

Don’t worry, the recipe is coming at you tomorrow.

And I know I’m not the only one thanking Jenn of Peas and Crayons today for hosting the WIAW party.  Thanks, Jenn!

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This is the part where you tell me I’m not the only one.

Or you tell me what the best thing you ate yesterday was.

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12 Comments leave one →
  1. December 7, 2011 9:38 AM

    haha! i’m with you on so many of these. especially the 1/2 banana and the apple/peanut butter snack. my boyfriend thinks i’m weird to always have 1/2 banana around – whatever!

    and i can’t believe how cold it is in CO. i’m actually applying for jobs (2 of which are in CO) and your posts are making me nervous (i’m in GA). i get cold just reading them…. :)

  2. December 7, 2011 10:32 AM

    I’ve been drinking tea like crazy… esp. with staying home all day and studying for finals! I drink at least 5 cups a day.. plus a few cups of coffee spread throughout. Our house is freezing and its the only way to keep warm!
    My boyfriend always gets annoyed with me when I put half bananas in the fridge unless I put them in a bag or container… he thinks they’re going to rot and get rotten banana stuff all over everything? I don’t see what the big deal is!

    • December 7, 2011 11:20 AM

      Ha ha! I don’t see the big deal either. Obviously :P

  3. December 7, 2011 10:39 AM

    Ooo I want that recipe. Tease!

    And eggnog latte? Blech! NO thank you!

  4. December 7, 2011 12:01 PM

    Wow. Those cookies look awesome!!

  5. December 7, 2011 12:16 PM

    Hahah totally agree with the morning cup of tea, half bananas, and disliking the eggnog latte :) Happy WIAW!

  6. December 7, 2011 12:45 PM

    delicious post. We get tamarind here in Kuwait and I’m not a fan.. so maybe it’s a good thing you left it out!

  7. December 7, 2011 3:44 PM

    The cookies! They look like big fluffy Rolos.
    I just recently tried a sliced apple and PB for the first time, it’s SO good. I can’t believe I waited this long.

  8. December 7, 2011 4:08 PM

    That cookie looks deliciousssss!

  9. December 7, 2011 6:42 PM

    I need to try the eggnog latte from starbucks! I’ve tried the eggnog flavored coffee from coffee bean and it was so yummy!

  10. December 7, 2011 8:05 PM

    You are not the only one, especially for the soup! I’m not a big soup eater, but I find I slurp it down in SECONDS if I really like it.

  11. December 7, 2011 11:33 PM

    Def. not the only one. I hate eggnog! haha. And I’m usually always freezing in the winter too. :P
    Oh, ditto on the bananas. I usually only find I need half with my breakfast.

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