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May 8, 2009

Happy Fridayyy!! It’s finally sunny and beautiful outside πŸ™‚ but thunderstorms are in the forecast for the night… lets hope they just decide to never come!

Last nights dinner was such a good time. I met up with my friends Stacey and Brooke. We decided on a small mexican restaurant by my house called No Way Jose. I’ve never been before, but I’d heard such good things from my roomie Lauren that I knew it was going to be good.Β 

Of course we started with chips and salsa. The salsa was so good and fresh, lots of chunky tomatoes and cilantro, just like my mom would love. I ordered the vegetable burrito and it was amaazzzing! Not too big that I felt overly stuffed and came with a side of pino, black beans, and some spanish rice. What was so fun about this place was that if you ordered 2 entrees you got to choose from a free pitcher of margaritas or beer. We went with the margarita, and I had one glass. I’m not really a big marg fan bc I don’t like tequila really but this was tasty. I can see myself venturing into No Way Jose more often πŸ™‚

Delicious dinner.


Before dinner I made sure to shred! Recap in the shred tab.


This morning I woke up and had a bowl of kashi h2h mixed with my mywaycereal mix and some unsweetened vanilla almond milk.


GUESS WHAT larabar lovers?? They’re coming out with 3 new flavors! I found this article on FitsugarΒ and HAD to share it with you all. Here’s the descriptions:


  • Peanut Butter and Jelly β€” tastes just like a peanut butter and jelly sandwich, minus the crust.
  • Tropical Fruit Tart β€” reminds me of a piΓ±a colada, but chewy with a bright refreshing flavor.
  • German Chocolate Cake Jocalat bar β€” tastes a bit like a brownie, but not as sweet.
  • I am ANXIOUSLY awaiting the Pb&J! oh man. The article also talked about Lunabar’s white chocolate mac flavor, but we already knew about that one πŸ˜‰


    This afternoon for lunch: egg scramble. Can you tell i’m running low on groceries? Eggs have been getting me through the week. I made a new scramble and I absolutely LOVED it. Sauteed some onions, black beans, threw in some cumin and 2 scrambled eggs. THEN added in my sweet potato homefries. To make the SP homefries I just chopped up a small potato into small cubes and then put it in a microwavable bowl and added in 1 tbsp of water. I covered the bowl with saran wrap and microwaved it for 6 and a half minutes. I checked to make sure they were tender enough, then threw them on the pan with a little olive oil and browned them up. Really fillling meal and i just can’t get enough of the sweet potato and black bean combo.


    Well my friend Maria from school isn’t coming anymore tonight bc shes sick 😦 but my friend Megan is still coming! Can’t wait for a fun night. Tomorrow morning I’m getting up early to go back to Columbia. My dad has to work on Sun so we’re celebrating mothers day tomorrow instead. We’re thinking either dimsum or a new Chinese place my mom has heard was good. Lots of food pics to comeee. Enjoy the weekend guys! Hopefully we have good weather, im hoping to get some awesome runs in.

    Don’t forget to enter my Arora spiceΒ giveaway! The giveaway ends today at 5pm! winner announced tomorrow ❀

    35 Comments leave one →
    1. May 8, 2009 12:49 pm

      yum that scramble looks good, i love cumin. and i love that it includes ingredients that i always already have! and thanks for the burrito food porn. i love a good burrito.

    2. May 8, 2009 1:06 pm

      I had actually seen the press release on Larabar’s website a little while back for the new flavours. I think they would all be great – I just wonder if they will make an appearance in Canada soon!

      Your Meixcan meal is looking pretty tasty right now πŸ™‚

    3. May 8, 2009 1:13 pm

      i saw that tooooooooooo I can’t wait for the fruit flavor πŸ™‚

    4. May 8, 2009 1:13 pm

      I want the PBJ Lara SO BAD!! I already went to WFs on the hunt but came home sad 😦

      What a fun scramble!

    5. May 8, 2009 1:15 pm

      No way Jose looks and sounds awesome! I love Mexican food….I could eat it every dia. I don’t like margaritas that much either…

      New laras! How fun! I am going to be on the lookout for these pups! Thank you for the heads up!!!!

    6. May 8, 2009 1:25 pm

      OOO PB&J Lara sounds great! Your Mexican meal looks so good. I can’t drink tequila either! I stick with the vodka and rum πŸ™‚ You are makin me crave eggs now! Have a fun weekend!

    7. Kate permalink
      May 8, 2009 1:40 pm

      Oh em GEE. Pb & J lara?!?!? I am slow to this news. I always have rouble finding diff flavors of Lara though-does Whole Foods have a big selection do you know? I don’t get out there much.

    8. May 8, 2009 1:47 pm

      3 new flavors!! Do an update when you find them… and let us know where! YUM!

    9. May 8, 2009 1:51 pm

      that dinner looks fabulous, so yummy!

    10. peanutbutterandjenny permalink
      May 8, 2009 2:19 pm

      ay yi yi that dinner looks incredible mommacita! mexican food is my weaknesssss..

      have a great day, girl!

    11. May 8, 2009 2:33 pm

      Your Mexican meal looks awesome! I’ll have to try the egg & SP combo.

    12. May 8, 2009 2:55 pm

      I am drooling over the PB & J.

    13. May 8, 2009 3:01 pm

      that scramble sounds great! i love the added black beans to the mixture!

    14. May 8, 2009 3:10 pm

      Omg, I want to try that PB&J larabar sooo bad!!! I’ve only been able to find three flavours: pecan pie, apple pie and cherry pie. I get them at Costco. Where else can I get them in Canada?? Does anybody know?? I’m dying to try the peanut butter flavours!!

    15. May 8, 2009 3:30 pm

      The Lara bars sound great.

    16. May 8, 2009 4:01 pm

      Your Mexican dinner looks SO good and so authentic! I am drooling over that picture.
      I am desperate to try the new Larabars! Especially the German Chocolate Cake Jocalat. I wonder when they come out?!

    17. modhealth permalink
      May 8, 2009 4:30 pm

      I can’t wait for the new Larabars!

    18. May 8, 2009 4:35 pm

      Wow, thanks for the Lara bar update. SO excited for the pb&j flavor!

    19. May 8, 2009 5:01 pm

      Ashllleeeyy you are too sweet with your comments. πŸ™‚ You have one of my favorite blogs EVER so its only natural that i support the girls that i think rock!!!! πŸ™‚

      Anyway, UH how much do i love your post!!! First of all, I will be first in line to try the PB&J larabar!!! Ingenious!!!! Second of all, I love the dinner idea. Like, SERIOUSLY love it. I’m a cheater too and microwave my food to cook it…I guess great minds think alike huh??

      YAY weekend!!! Can’t wait to see you get in touch with the asian side with the fam! πŸ˜› Wanna share some family pics? hehehe Have a great weekend sweetie!!

    20. May 8, 2009 6:05 pm

      HOLY MOLEY! A PB & J Larabar?! And GERMAN CHOCOLATE CAKE?! Oooh man, you just got me all kinds of excited πŸ™‚

      I cannot wait. Haha! I know you can’t either πŸ˜›

      So glad you enjoyed your lovely Mexican dinner πŸ™‚ looks really good. I love the simple Mexican dishes like enchilada’s, and hooray for enjoying a margarite too! Ole! πŸ˜›

      Hope you’re having a lovely Friday!


      p.s. how excited are you that the SUNSHINE finally came out in Maryland today?! Amennn!!

    21. Sweet and Fit permalink
      May 8, 2009 6:36 pm

      german chocolate cake sounds sooo good!

      hope you have a great day with the fam tomorrow and sorry about your friend geting sick!

    22. eatlivelovedream permalink
      May 8, 2009 10:02 pm

      Have fun celebrating mothers day tomorrow! and thanks for the heads up on the new larabars!! That’s very exciting! only us foodies in the blog world would be jumping for joy over this but whateva!:)

    23. broccolihut permalink
      May 8, 2009 11:38 pm

      OMG I am so excited about the Larabar news! Now I will be scouring the bar aisle even more than I usually do!

    24. May 9, 2009 1:32 am

      That mexican meal looks amazing! Mexican food is my weakness in life! (Along with many other things. πŸ™‚ )

      Hope you have a great weekend!

    25. May 9, 2009 8:37 am

      i am SOOOOOOOOOOOOO excited about those new larabar flavors!

    26. May 9, 2009 10:41 am

      WHOOOOOOAOAAAA, dinner looks sooo good!!

    27. snackface permalink
      May 9, 2009 11:46 am

      HOLY MOLEY! Thank youthankyouthankyou for sharing the Lara info! I had no idea and now I cannot wait! I want to try all of them!

      Woweee, dinner is beautiful! I hope you have a glorious weekend, sweet thang! πŸ™‚

    28. May 9, 2009 3:53 pm

      That looks like an awesome burrito

    29. May 9, 2009 8:59 pm

      OMG!!! Peanut butter and jelly larabar? oh goodness .. heaven on earth has arrived.. lol awesome! thanks for the heads up on what to look for in the stores now!

    30. homegirlcaneat permalink
      May 10, 2009 4:38 am

      OH my GOSH a pb&j larabar?!!?!? You just MADE MY DAY! hey HEY!

    31. May 10, 2009 6:43 am

      No Way Jose is such a cute name, and the food sounds delish. I love Mexican food, so I’m sure I’d love it. πŸ™‚

      Eggs are my go-to staple when I’m running out of groceries, too. I like making omelets or sticking them in wraps with hummus. I actually usually eat eggs right before a concert, too.

      Have a great Sunday! Looking forward to the pics!

    32. May 10, 2009 8:58 am

      The Tropical Fruit Tart bar will be my fav pick of the new ones I think, I can’t wait to try it, thanks for the heads up! -e

    33. May 11, 2009 2:28 am

      I am SO excited for the pb&j larabar flavor!!! I WILL find it, haha! And that mexican dish looks delicious-I’d totally live off of mexican food (specifically chips & salsa) if I could!

    34. May 11, 2009 9:05 am

      Ohmygod German Chocolate Cake. Awesome.

    35. May 12, 2009 7:46 am

      hmm Mexican Restaurant food always looks so delicious! Free Margaritas or Beer?!?! I wish that place was near me!

      Thanks for the scoop on the 3 new flavors! I’ve seen the pb & j down here and was curious!

      My brother used to live in Columbia! Right near that awesome mall- thats how I remember where!haha

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