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Casual Observations From A Runner

Sunday morning breakfasts are always so enjoyable; lots of time to savour coffee and prepare a tasty meal.  Blogland has had some delicious looking french toast lately.  After perusing our cupboards, I realized that we had all the ingredients for a batch!  Sorry the sun was really intense this morning and a lot of my pictures are really light.

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I tried to healthify mine up a bit.  I used 4 slices of whole wheat toast, 1c UVAB, cinnamon & 2 eggs. (I could’ve just used egg whites but to be honest I didn’t really care that much.)  Fried in a non-stick pan with a bit of becel.

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Served with a generous heap of thawed blueberries and a drizzle of pure maple syrup.

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A total success.  Nom nom nom! 😉 I love how all the blueberry juice soaked into the bread making it a plate full of sweet berry goodness.

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It was such a beautiful day (again!) that I wanted to get and run.  So I did. One very hilly 4K in 30 mins.

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While I was running I started to think about all the casual observations that I’ve made over the past few months. 1003

  • I’ve seen countless people driving and chatting away like it wasn’t a big deal.
  • Same goes for people smoking with kids in the car.  Umm, both of those are ILLEGAL people.
  • Older people always slow down and move over when they see me running; people my age – not so much.
  • Our ditches are filled with garbage. It’s disgusting.
  • City drivers are more courteous to pedestrians than country drivers. 

*end rant*

After the run there may have been one more cup of coffee and a very tasty Kashi Oatmeal Dark Chocolate cookieOMG! Kashi, please start selling these in Canada soon.

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Got caught up on all my Days episodes and just relaxed with the hubby and furbabes.  It was nice.  

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I totally used lunch as an excuse to crack open the bottle of Williams Sonoma Balsamic Vinegar.  😉 Combined with evoo and maple syrup for a simple salad dressing.  Ahhh.ma.ZING!

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The salad is kind of hard to see but it was a mixture of baby spinach, mushrooms, carrots, beets, tomatoes, black beans and shredded old cheddar.

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Topped with a few reduced fat chicken fingers. 😉

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We spent a good part of the afternoon discussing home renovations, our trip and then headed off to explore the Atlantic View Trail – Full recap of our hike tomorrow.

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The weekend’s winding down rather quickly. :(  Off to enjoy the rest of it with the hubby.

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