A Lovely Weekend

 Hannah didn’t work until 11:00 on Saturday morning so we both had a lazy morning just hanging out under the gazebo outside.  We are leaving on vacation on Wednesday, so it’s operation clean out the fridge!  I made these pepper eggs with avocado – special thanks to Hannah for making my avocado slices look pretty.

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After she left I put my productivity pants on – I had a long list of to dos – from cleaning out my car to completing Day 8 of Insanity.

I did an inventory of the freezer and found ground sirloin, and was able to put this taco salad together with bits and pieces of veggies I had on hand.

The dressing made this salad though! 

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 1 wholly guacamole mini cup, 1/4 cup plain Chobani, juice of a lime, zest of one lime, 1/2 teaspoon chile lime seasoning, 1 teaspoon minced garlic, pinch of salt and 1/4 cup chopped cilantro.  Half of that mixture is only 2 smart points.  Had I had a jalapeño I would have grated some in to kick it up, but Tapatio was just fine.

The kadults had a graduation party to go to, so I treated myself to a New York strip from The Fresh Market.  I seared the fat side first, then cooked this a total of 8 minutes for perfect medium rare.

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So juicy! I only ate half and am having the other half for breakfast this morning.

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The town across the river from us does their fireworks after the 4th every year.  We walked down to the river and sat on blankets and watched the fireworks – it was only 68 degrees, and a perfect night.

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Sunday morning was recipe developing day.  I think I finally came up with a low point granola recipe, but the recipe is for my next Chopping Block blog, so you’ll have to wait later in the week for me to share it.  

I munched on this 9 point avocado toast that kept me full for hours.

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Yesterday should have been my first rest day for Insanity, but I have a blog meet up dinner with Ashley from The Pike Place Kitchen. So excited to meet her in person.

Day 9 of Insanity – completed!

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I did have some hammock time this weekend too – I love how the dogs climb in too. 

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I am having issues with my laptop this morning on the train, so had to finish this post on my phone ? ?

I hope you had a great weekend! So excited about my dinner tonight with Ashley, hopefully the rain will be gone by tonight.

Make it a great day!

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