Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Training & Popchips Giveaway Winner!!!!!

Hello my loves! I hope everyone is having a great week =). I can’t complain on this end…life is good =)

Before I show you my eats and workouts, let me announce the winner of my Popchips Giveaway! The winner is….HA Just Kidding! you have to wait until the end of the post hehehe


Ayer for Breakfast I had Kashi Oatmeal with PB and Banana and my usual cafe con leche on the side.


My phone was acting up so I had to go to Sprint and after 2 hours of waiting around, they finally gave me a “new” one. At least I got to spend time at Tar-Jay while they held my phone hostage lol.

For Lunch I made a kick ass Quesadilla! It had 2% Mexican Blend Cheese, Onions, Peppers, Avocado, Amy’s Refried Beans, Salsa, and Sour cream! This was A-MAZING!


For din din I made Tofu and Brussels Stir-fry with PB, Teriyaki Sauce, Red Pepper Flakes, and Hot Szechuan Sauce…you may notice that my Mushrooms are missing and that’s because they grew FUR! Gross!!!!!!! I just brought them 2 days ago so I took them back to the store this morning lol.


For Dessert I tried the New Yoplait Caramel Parfait…


I loved that it was nice and thick (hmm that sounded naughty lol). I will buy this again =)



This morning for Breakfast I had a Lemon Zest Luna Bar before heading to the gym….


My lunch was inspired by the fabulous Naomi. She made a Tofu Salad ayer and I just had to try it! I mixed together Tofu, French Onion Laughing Cow Wedge, Hot Szechuan Sauce, Garlic Powder, and Honey Mustard…scooped it into a low carb wrap…yuuuums! Thanks Naomi!!!!


I paired it with a Green Monster made with Spinach, 1/2 a Banana, tbsp PB, 1 scoop of LMM, and Splenda



Tuesday: Day 1 of Week 9 of C25K (AT THE PARK!) 5 min warm up, 30 min Jog, and 5 min cool down; burned a total of 450 Calories. Thank you Jess and Amanda for listening to me whine ayer about my shin pain! you two are so amazing and supportive!

Today: 50 minutes on the elliptical and 30 minutes of Strength Training and burned 781 Calories! NICE. I really wanted to run but I took the advice Jess gave me, and took it easy today. I don’t want to be injured for my 5k…she said something that stuck with me. “Do you want to run tomorrow or do you want to run for the rest of your life”. That made my choice easy….

And now the time you have all been waiting for! The winner of my Popchips giveaway is

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Timestamp: 2010-03-03 18:29:16 UTC 
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Email me at with your mailing address…congrats!!!!!!

Have a great day everyone!!! I am heading to the Cemetery with my family, and later on this evening are the prayers for Grandma, it has been 2 years since her passing. It feel like it was JUST yesterday…



  1. You listened to me! I felt like a nagging mom. Congrats to the pop chips winner!

  2. I love your quesadillas. This one looks particularly good!

  3. Yay for Popships! Your dinners always look good. I've been loving mushrooms latelyt oo.

  4. Yep, that is a kick ass quesadilla! ;)

    Ugh, I hate when produce goes bad within a few days of purchase! When I'm forced to go the grocery store for certain items (instead of the farmers market) I always feel like I'm in a mad rush to use it all up before it goes bad...even the things that should last for days & days.

    Have a great week!

  5. Congrats to the winner! The wrap looks great, wish I could get myself to try tofu!

  6. QUESADILLA!!!!!!!!!!!! Sorry about your fungus-y fungi (haha- get it?! K, lame joke), but seriously, mouldy veg is nasty. I had to throw out half a bag of spinach today because it was slimy and rotting :(

    Congrats to the Popchip winner!

  7. I saw that tofu on Naomi's blog too and want it! Your wrap looks great. Boo I want popchips haha jk congrats to the winner!

  8. Congrats to the winner!

    You and your family will be in my prayers tonight. Love ya girlie!

  9. Glad to hear you didn't run today. I didn't either even though I really wanted to. I tried doing a Jillian video but even that hurt my knees (I think it was the jumping jacks lol) so I decided to just rest today.

  10. Great advice from Jess!! Glad you took it. I want a quesadilla just like that tonight ...

  11. woooo nice shout out! glad youliked the tofu salad! its different, but SO good! I love it :)

    i finally had my lemon zest luna bar! I liked it alot!! I have to say I prefer the chocolate peppermint and white chocolate macademia nut BUT I really enjoyed the lemon and thought of you bc i know you love them LOL

  12. Glad you listened to someone! I agree injuries are just not worth it in the long run!

    Congrats to the winner.

    I can't believe it's been 2 years either- time goes so quickly.

  13. GIRL your 'dilla looks AWEESOME! who needs a mexican restaurant when you have mari? hehe :)
    your stir fry is aweeesome TOO!
    love it!

  14. a) love love the eats

    b) really want to try those parfaits!

    c) thinking of you and your fam...i know what its like to lose a grandparent! still tough after time.

  15. Congrats to Lauren! I love those Yoplait Parfaits! They're dreamy, haha!

  16. Congrats to the Winner!

    I am so proud of your running. I wish I had your motivation.

  17. The quesadilla makes me so hungry!

    Prayers are headed your way!

  18. Umm, excuse me random number generator, you were supposed to pick ME! haha. Congrats to the winners.

    Your quesadilla looks fabulous Mari, I want it NOW, please. So I found that I LOVE tempeh and now I can make meals similar to yours with the tofu, which I always drool over!

    I read your question on my blog the other day, about the watches that record calories. I really don't know much about them, but I bet they are fairly accurate if you include your weight, body fat, age, and sex. If they don't ask those questions, be weary.

  19. Just stopping by to show some love on a borrowed computer. I have absolutely no foo din my house so all of your eats look freaking amazing!

  20. That quesadilla looks phenomenal. OMG! Congrats to the winner!

  21. Ugh, dealing with cell phone companies is the worst.. Also, you look so pretty in the picture you posted yesterday! :)

  22. So glad you like Jillian's new DVD! Her workouts always kick butt! Check out more of Jillian's free workouts at!


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