Saturday Shananigans

December 4, 2010

Slept in till 8:30.  It was magical.

Taught spin and pounded 45 minutes out on the elliptical while catching up on my celebrity gossip on E! Network.  I always ask myself why I care about celebrities lives…but I think that it is just to help make myself feel a little less crazy.

There was also 15 minutes of foam rolling and 15 minutes upper-body strength training.  Saturday morning workouts=bliss.

I think the neighbors officially think I am crazy.  They just stare as I am perched up on our railing and rearranging my food to get the best shot.

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Grilled apples, mozzarella cheese and feta cheese on squaw bread.

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Spinach salad with steamed carrots and broccoli.  Later topped with salsa.

I believe that melty cheese is the answer to turning a sandwich from good to mouthwatering.

We ran a bunch of errands including Costco, Runners Corner, and the tool store and then came home.

Billy invited me to weld metal with him but I had another idea….Girl time with my homey Megan.

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White chocolate and mint ice cream with the mandatory sprinkles and assorted chocolate chips.  That is my idea of a 4:20 fix.

What is your FAVORITE cheese to put on a sandwich?

-I love pepper jack and mozzarella obviously.

What was your Saturday workout?  Was it blissful?

Slomohusky December 4, 2010 at 7:45 pm

chef hungry girl! you are hired!

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cleaneatingchelsey.com December 4, 2010 at 7:46 pm

My saturday workout was good, but not as long as I wanted it to be – I ended up going pretty late (around 11:30) and ran 4.5 miles. Then, I started doing some strength, but I got so hungry I thought I would die. So, I went home and ate. That's a workout in itself. :)

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Khourt December 4, 2010 at 7:49 pm

Any cheese makes my mouth water! Mozzarella is really delish.

No workout here today.. unless you count stuffing my face with far too many goodies.

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Keri December 4, 2010 at 7:54 pm

I love the E network. Dan DVRs E-News for me every night so when I get home from the gym I can watch it during dinner. On the rare nights we eat before 7pm, he gets to watch ESPN, which isn't often :)

I didn't have time to get that run in today and the woman who did my sports massage told me both ITBs were really tight and I should probably hold off until tomorrow but she told me if I continue what I am doing I will be in good shape…

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Katie December 4, 2010 at 7:58 pm

Wow that sandwich looks good, I'm so making that tomorrow!

I love pretty much all cheeses :D

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Mallory December 4, 2010 at 8:00 pm

I love that everytime you "hang out" with someone it involves ice cream! How do you come up with such creative ideas for foods? I feel like all of my meals are so boring. Favorite cheese is colby jack. Mmmm. And my Saturday workout was so-so. I am thinking I will have to move my long runs from Saturdays to Sundays because I am just too tired to run far when I get home from work on Saturdays!

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Lindsay and James Cotter December 4, 2010 at 8:06 pm

provolone and white cheddar are my favorite. WE use almond cheese a lot (no lactose) and that stuff is GOOD!! Happy shenanigans saturday!
LC

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Lindsay and James Cotter December 4, 2010 at 8:06 pm

provolone and white cheddar are my favorite. WE use almond cheese a lot (no lactose) and that stuff is GOOD!! Happy shenanigans saturday!
LC

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Lindsay and James Cotter December 4, 2010 at 8:06 pm

provolone and white cheddar are my favorite. WE use almond cheese a lot (no lactose) and that stuff is GOOD!! Happy shenanigans saturday!
LC

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Susan December 4, 2010 at 8:14 pm

I loooooove pepper jack cheese! Cheesy with a kick of spice. :) Also…I have a panini press and sandwiches have never been the same since I got it!

My workout today was working for 12 hours…go nursing!

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One Crazy Penguin December 4, 2010 at 8:22 pm

It's all about the smoked gouda. Yum!

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fitchocoholic December 4, 2010 at 8:31 pm

No workout today………..where did you get that bread? It looks fantastic!

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ThE MidLiFe CrUiSeR December 4, 2010 at 8:39 pm

FroYo AGAIN!!! Dang, girl!! You should consider opening up your own shop… then again, you'd eat the profits. Your idea to work there in the summer is a better one. Then you can get your bonuses in frozen yogurt :)

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d.a.r. December 4, 2010 at 8:41 pm

Pepperjack or super sharp cheddar!! Yummm cheese. Oh wait…fresh mozzarella. That is heaven on earth. Wait, was I only supposed to pick one? Whoops.

Three mile run and an hour of spin class this morning. I was home, showered and back in sweats by 9:30. Amazingness.

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Crafty Jogger December 4, 2010 at 8:44 pm

That sandwhich looks amazing! I actually don't eat cheese on my sandwhiches usually… but I think I just realized that is because the sandwhiches I ate growing up (when my no-cheese sandwhich habit was established) was really crappy square slices of american cheese. Maybe I'll throw some cheese on my next sandwhich and see how I like it!

PS: your sandwhich looks amazing! I've never put fruit on a sandwhich… I'll have to try this.

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Geneviève December 4, 2010 at 8:47 pm

That sandwich looks amaaaazing! Will have to try that combo soon!!

Spin class was full this morning (grr…) so my Saturday workout turned into a treadmill sprint/run: sprint .5 mile, 20 tricep dips, run .5 mile, 20 pushups… did this set three times through (3 sweaty miles in total) and called it a day!

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Jess @ Blonde Ponytail December 4, 2010 at 9:44 pm

You are a food artist…no, ninja! Great job on your workout and I want to go bathe in mint ice cream now! Love mint/peppermint anything!

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lauravirginia December 4, 2010 at 10:30 pm

That sandwich looks gooood.

No work out today :(

Fav cheeses = Gruyere and Brie!

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Kristen and Andrew December 4, 2010 at 10:52 pm

yes it was AMAZINGLY BLISSFUL… because of you: best spin teacher ever!

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whatkateiscooking December 4, 2010 at 11:14 pm

My favorite cheese is definitely goat cheese, but I love all cheese! Feta and apples together is MAGICAL.

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ERG December 4, 2010 at 11:52 pm

Mmmm I love cheese and apples!

Apples with fat brie are the best..but on sandwiches I like PROVOLONE. Never thought of an apple in a sandwich. Great idea!

My workout was 15 miles. I forgot that am still getting used to running the day before LR, though and didn't eat enough carbs yesterday- so had a bad time on the big hill coming home.

Sign me up for your Boston thingy :)
Will you be making lunch?

You get 1000 points for your comment today – can't help weird dreams :) I am getting excited!!!

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Amanda@runninghood December 5, 2010 at 12:34 am

This looks soooooo yummy! Please plan on coming for a visit to Oregon one of these days. WE can have a blog meet up for a race. But the only condition is that you get to be in charge of all food creations! I like alllll cheese. Oh so much. I think Harvarti would be my fav on sandwiches.

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MuncherCruncher December 5, 2010 at 1:32 am

My workout today freaking ROCKED…as did hanging out with you. You made my day girl. Can't wait to do it again.

I don't like cheese…I'm weird. I know.

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BigHappyFamily December 5, 2010 at 7:21 am

Love Mozz on a sandwich (although never thought of grilling apples…). Also, love bleu cheese on a burger!.
Yesterday I just ran 5 mi with my neighbor, but the real workout came in scrubbing my house top to bottom.

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Ashley December 5, 2010 at 12:20 pm

Mmm that sandwich looks delicious! My Saturday workout was insanity max interval training.. not fun at all!

PS this is my first time commenting since I just got a blog, but I've been reading yours for awhile now, love it!

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Nicole December 5, 2010 at 12:25 pm

Where did you get your jacket? I love it!

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Jogging with Fiction December 5, 2010 at 3:44 pm

mozz is definitely my fave cheese. My saturday workout was kind of a bust. I did five miles, but felt like death because I didn't wait long enough after lunch to run. Luckily today's 10 miler made up for it.

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Fashion Meets Food December 5, 2010 at 7:35 pm

Your sandwich looks absolutely amazing! I am your newest follower!

xo

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Val December 6, 2010 at 3:43 pm

I feel so stalkerish commenting on ALL your post, But I am trying to catch up from my busy schedule this weekend!

Your sandwich looks amazing!! I'm not a big cheese person but the apples and cheese sound so good. I have to try it!

What kind of camera do you use?!?!?!

My saturday workout was fantastic! I ran 7 miles and did a yoga class…..

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