WIAW: Remedies

Monday
I failed at making paleo magic bars. The almond flour didn’t absorb the coconut milk. It was a watery mess. I remedied my craving with my favorite Luna bar. *$1 each at Whole Foods plus a $1.50 off 2 coupon = $0.50 for 2!

I didn’t want oatmeal the other morning. Even though it was super cold, I ended up with Fiber One in almond milk with 1/2 scoop protein powder.

I made a couple of purchases at Mother’s Market. First up, this hempspread. Most disgusting thing award goes to…

I have a high tolerance for gross things but this was horrible. I even called the company, which I never do, and they remedied it by sending me their Oregon hazelnut hempspread instead.

I also found out it’s supposed to be refrigerated and returned it to Mother’s.

This is so much better than Emergen-C.

Tuesday
I finally picked a book! This is my first Barbara Kingsolver book.

Snack and sometimes dinner: Julian Bakery Smart Carb #2 cinnamon raisin bread (94 cals, 5g carb, 16g protein) + Justin’s Chocolate Hazelnut Butter

Today
I carry an envelope of coupons around in my purse and I have a bunch of 50 cents off Clif Kid bar coupons. It’s a big deal because the bars are only like 80 cents to begin with. I branched out and tried a new kind, the crispy rice bar in cookies ‘n cream.

Shrimp sauteed in Trader Joe’s Thai green curry simmer sauce with celery and lettuce for lunch

I guess these didn’t catch on – they were selling them for 99 cents at Trader Joe’s. My cousins love them.

I ended up downloading Gone Girl today and have been reading that instead. Yup, looks like I’ll have to read Prodigal Summer next month for my book-a-month challenge.

 
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It’s almost 9 P.M. and I want to hit the hay by 10. For real this time. I’m super achy.

 

Have you read a book by Barbara Kingsolver or Gone Girl?
Do you like Clif, the brand of bars?
Do you switch to warm breakfasts in the winter? 
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