So yesterday, on my one day off this week, I went back to golf club but this time, I went to play, not work! I had promised my dad that I would take him (I get golfing privileges for me + 1) and since we both had the day off, we decided to take advantage of the gorgeous weather and go play a few holes.
Of course, that it really ended up just being a few holes (because a round of golf takes about 4 hours and we I got bored after about 5) but we had a lot of fun and I am now pretty sure I don’t like golf haha. I don’t have the patience to play because when you keep missing the ball like I do, even doing one round takes a verryyy long time. My dad loved it though and I loved taking driving around and taking pictures so we had a good time all in all!
Since our tee off was early, I made breakfast to go! I got a Vega Complete Whole Food Health Optimizer – Vanilla Chai sample package a couple months ago but I had been afraid to try it because I have had pretty bad experiences with protein powders! I find them really artificial tasting, gritty and it doesn’t keep me full at all.
This meal replacement from Vega is “made exclusively from natural plant-based whole foods” and provide a whole whack of nutritious things like 100% of your RDI of vitamins and minerals (wow!), maca, probiotics, as well as lots of fibre and protein in each serving.
This was a lot better than the other powders I have tried but it still had a little grittiness. For the great nutritional stats, yummy vanilla-y taste and filling factor (4 hours!), it’s definitely something I will repurchase!
I mixed a green monster of sorts and used approximately:
1) 1 cup frozen grapes
2) 1/2 cup Oasis Berry Pomegranate “Antioxia” juice
3) 1/2 cup milk
4) frozen banana
5) lots of spinach (2 cups?)
6) half package of Vega Complete Whole Food Health Optimizer – vanilla chai
7) handful of ice
I whirled that all up and served it in my sister’s HUGE Brock university travel mug. She got it in her “Orientation package” (aka partying essentials) in her first year of university so even though it made almost 2 cups of liquid and it didn’t even fill the whole mug!
Then, we bought some groceries and came home. A whole 5 hours later, I had lunch! (This is crazy for me, I usually get hungry within 2-3 hours)
I had a snack-ish plate of cheesy eggs,
carrots and a really unripe pear that I was really craving,
a toasted honey oat sandwich thin (sooo yummy and you can really taste the honey!!)
and I had a mix of salsa and hummus for dipping!
It was a great lunch but I needed something sweet so my newly purchased gigantor strawberries came to the rescue! Seriously, how scary are these strawberries?? They are definitely not organic and nearly topping the “Dirty Dozen”, I know I shouldn’t buy them 😦
Which fruits do you always buy organic?? I know that I should buy organic strawberries and apples, but these huge, unbruised, bright colored beauties always find their way into my shopping cart!
Anyways, I am off to get ready for a wedding banquet tonight so I will be back! And I made homemade pizza using Jenna’s dough recipe and totally forgot about it so look forward to that in my next post!!
Have a great night!!