89 Degrees

August 10, 2009 at 7:58 pm 14 comments

Not outside, the outside temperature at 3PM today was 97 degrees.  The 89 degrees refers to the temperature it was in my apartment when I got home.  Luckily it’s a small apartment and cools down really quickly.  But it’s definitely not fun to come home to.  This humidity is making me feel sluggish and making my sinuses hurt horribly.  I’m waiting to take some medicine until just before bed time because it’s a night time/sleep aide/decongestant, and I want to make sure I’m able to take it and sleep through the night.  Otherwise the second it wears off I’m wide awake.

The weather seemed perfect when I left for work this morning, no humidity, a nice breeze, probably only 78 or 80, it was a pleasent ride in to work with the windows down.  I can’t tell you how excited I was for today’s breakfast.  Look what I was finally able to fine in a local store!

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Pomegranate Chobani! I knew I was a dork when I was food shopping yesterday and announced to Andrew it was the best day in my life while loading up the cart with the new flavored Chobani. 

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You can’t see any in this shot but there were quite a few pom seeds floating around in that yogurt.

I mixed it with some Kashi Island Vanilla.

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I have to say this might be my new favorite flavor!

Lunch today was a delicious pb & j on a whole wheat wrap.

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Love!

On the side I had a new kind of organic applesauce I found at the store yesterday.

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Can you see the ingredients?

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Just organic apples and I guess some added vitamin C.  Unsweetened applesauce is so delicious!  Definitely a delicious side.

I also brought a plum but wound up not eating that until around 3:30 when I got snacky.

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Beautiful and juicy.

So once I got home I let the house cool down while I made a refreshing salad.  With only the BIGGEST cucumber I’ve ever seen!

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Bigger then my cutting board!

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When standing on the counter it rested a good 4 inches above the bottom of my cabinets.  I got this cuc from a co-worker, fresh from her garden.  Expect to see a lot of cucumber in the coming days!

I barely made a dent in it and had some over romaine lettuce.

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Perfect for a hot muggy day.

While perusing blogs today I saw some cheesy garlic bread (I forget on which blog) but it looked amazing and I decided to recreate some at home.

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I used a hot dog roll, a small amount of (REAL) butter, garlic powder, and a 2% milk string cheese, with some cheddar also sprinkled on.  It was absolutely perfect, and tasted a lot like cheesey bread you’d get at a restaurant, and it was definitely healthier because it wasn’t greasy at all.

I’m really bad at blogging over the weekends, but I can’t wait to share some pictures with you all of a baseball game I went to on Friday, unfortunately I forgot my camera so I have to get them from my friend Jess tomorrow or hopefully soon.

Well I don’t have the A/C on in the office so I’m getting really hot sitting here, hope you all have a great night and stay cool!

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14 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Yasmin  |  August 10, 2009 at 8:11 pm

    I’m hoping they bring that flavor to my Whole Foods soon. And what type of tortilla did you use for your wrap?

  • 2. Kailey (PB Swirl)  |  August 10, 2009 at 8:11 pm

    I need to try that new greek yogurt flavor!! I just cant find it near me :\

    mm that pb & j wrap looks delicious!

  • 3. Mel  |  August 10, 2009 at 8:35 pm

    That Chobani looks tasty, and that cuke is huge!

  • 4. Gina  |  August 10, 2009 at 8:44 pm

    Oh that plum made me want a plum so bad!! I love a good plum, even dried plums are a friend of mine 🙂

    So the pomegranate greek yogurt was good? I’ve never seen it but I was actually thinking about mixing my POM juice with my plain Greek yogurt, so now I may give it a try!

    Have a good night.

  • 5. broccolihut  |  August 10, 2009 at 10:37 pm

    So glad you finally found the pom Chobani–it’s one of my fave flavors now too! I have visions of combining it with chocolate one of these days…
    Your plum looks so perfect!

  • 6. brandi  |  August 11, 2009 at 8:12 am

    that cheesy bread looks so good!

    and yay for pom yogurt! I can’t get chobani at all here.

  • 7. Foodie (Fab and Delicious Food)  |  August 11, 2009 at 11:46 am

    Mmmm, the pomegranate Chobani yogurt sounds great! Thanks for the review!

    Wow, that cheesy garlic bread looks amazing!

  • 8. katecooks  |  August 11, 2009 at 12:08 pm

    ugh! ive basically forgotten what humidity feels like but your post is making me remember, shudder!!!! i also forgot how much i love pom seeds, mmmm! i cant wait until those are in season again at the famer’s market and i can eat them every day 🙂

  • 9. dailygoods  |  August 11, 2009 at 12:19 pm

    omg my apartment has no central A/C and my window ac unit isn’t working and i swear im living in a sauna. its miserableeeeeeeee. i feel your pain girl

  • 10. glidingcalm  |  August 11, 2009 at 12:49 pm

    ahhh I love your toast!!! I used to have melted string cheese ALL the time. If you microwave it, it gets crispy!! I think that is a hungry girl trick?!

  • 11. Erin  |  August 11, 2009 at 3:26 pm

    Ack, that cuke kinda scares me! LOL.

    Wow, 89 is hella hot for inside. I hope you can find a way to stay cool in this heat.

  • 12. Jenn@slim-shoppin  |  August 13, 2009 at 9:48 am

    I haven’t see that flavor of Chobani! Nice!

    I would have gotten excited about it too!!

    And that cucumber was huge! I just got a huge zucchini and that was longer than my cutting board too.

  • 13. Tina  |  August 17, 2009 at 4:47 am

    That kashi sounds like yum!

  • 14. dailygoods  |  August 20, 2009 at 1:07 pm

    ooh i hope i can find that flavor near me! it sounds yummyyyy

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