And Now Peanut Butter Disgusts Me

Morning! Happy Thursday 😀 Can’t believe how fast the week has flown buy. I know I always say that, but I guess it’s always supah fast when things get busy. ahem.

Last night after training I client, I decided to try out running a four mile run. If my body wasn’t up to it, I’d stop. I’ve been going light on exercise this week just to give my body a bit of a break. However, I got through the four miles and called it done. I was at about a 9:15 pace – so an easy pace for my training, and it was just the heart pumping cardio I needed.

Once I left, it was already getting a bit late for dinner. So I flew in the door, begun slamming around pots, pans, knives, and ingredients and wound up with this:

 

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This would be (never)homemaker’s peanut sauce over some brown rice and grilled, chopped portabello mushrooms:

 

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it was ok. The sauce was just a little too much. Too … sweet? salty? flavory? I’m not sure what was off about it.

tofu marinated in EVOO, tamari, maple syrup, and apple cider vinegar:

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tasty, as always

And sweet potato fries that I sweetened up with a marinade of honey, EVOO, water, and salt.

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too. much. sweet.

These dishes were good, but not good all together, ya know?

Since tomorrow at the BIC we are celebrating November birthdays for the month, it’s encouraged that everyone bring in a dish to help the celebration.

So, i finally made Mama Pea’s dough balls.

 

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And sampled the obligatory piece of dough or two before popping them in the oven.

 

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Then it happened.

It came on all the sudden, like a bad cold.

I think I OD’d on peanut butter.

Even now, the thought of it repulses me. I know, I know. Blasphemy! What will this morning’s breakfast consist of?! I sure don’t know!!

What’s your favorite breakfast that doesn’t contain any nut butter?

It’s going to be a busy one at the BIC today. Deadlines! Deadlines! However, tonight is Power Yoga and then dinner with the girls! 😀

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13 Responses

  1. I ate so many of the dough balls the first day I met them that I got sick. But now… they look good again. I think I’m going to make them this morning… bahahaha.

  2. hmmm… too much pb… that sucks!

    When I’m not feeling a “sweeter” breakfast, I go for scrambled eggs and toast. It probably happens once a week or so- just to mix it up. 🙂

  3. During heavy training I have def ODd on peanut butter. Which I never thought would be possible… I NEED to make me some of those dough balls.

    My fave non NB breakfast is a whole wheat english muffin with laughing cow cheese and hard boiled egg whites

  4. I like eggs, bacon, and roasted veggies. It is so filling and satisfying and not sweet at all. I have not experienced a PB or any kind of nut butter OD…and I hope I never do!

  5. Bagel sandwich?

    Mine are vegetarian but there are many choices.
    Bagel thin, cream cheese, pepperjack, slice of tomato
    Bagel thin, one-egg omelet, cheese

  6. I hate it when I OD on foods. I usually make a quick bowl of grits or something if I don’t want pb.

  7. SAD! I’m eating PB right now. But I know it can totally get gross after a while. I notice I don’t OD too much with Maranatha brand.

  8. I like chobani vanilla yogurt topped with granola and fruit. It’s good, contains no nut butter and makes my stomach happy until lunch time:)

  9. OH NO! I don’t know what I would do if I OD’ed on peanut butter. Probably switch over to almond butter full time. Haha, jk 😉
    Oatmeal with banana? Egg on toast with fresh berries?

  10. There’s is such a thing as too much peanut butter?!? I hope the feeling passes quickly 😉

  11. I’m all-about the fried egg sammy w/ cheddar cheese and Cholula on a whole wheat english muffin. It feels bad for you…but really, it’s not.

    I still need to make those dough balls. I’ve just been TOO lazy this week. It’s like a siren song though, really.

  12. Mmm . . . I could never get enough peanut butter. Not sure how I would feel about that sauce though. I love good old eggs and bacon for breakfast. Easy and delicious!

  13. Lately I’m eating WW mini bagel with FF cream cheese and Strawberry Preserves.

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