• After the Bake-Off

    April 12, 2010

    Once the Pillsbury Bake-Offยฎ ended, it was time for lunch. I sampled so many of the recipes at the Bake-Off, eating a full meal was just not appetizing to me. But, because I mostly indulged in desserts, I figured having some “real food” would probably do me some good.


    I checked out the spread at the lunch buffet, but I just wasn’t in the mood to eat. ๐Ÿ˜•


    But, the dessert display eventually changed my mind! ๐Ÿ˜‰



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    I ended up eating a small bowl of Roasted Butternut Squash & Apple Soup and a tiny chocolate mousse pastry. Obviously, it was a Lunch of Champions! ๐Ÿ˜‰



    After lunch, the blogger crew headed outside to enjoy the sunshine.




    It felt GREAT to be outside! ๐Ÿ˜Ž


    I love hanging out with food bloggers! :mrgreen:


    I enjoyed a fruity glass of white sangria while sitting by the pool.


    How adorable is this photo!?! Yay forย Eggland’s Best and cute babies! :mrgreen:


    Awards recap coming next!

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    Allie (Live Laugh Eat) April 12, 2010 at 11:54 pm

    Hahaha I love how it was the dessert spread that motivated you to eat real food for lunch, even after those samples. I <3 your sweet tooth because mine is just as craaaaazy.


    Jenny April 13, 2010 at 12:00 am

    Agreed! I have a major sweet tooth- looks like a delish lunch to me!


    Heather (Heather's Dish) April 13, 2010 at 12:27 am

    that lunch is indeed the lunch of champions! sounds amazing to me ๐Ÿ™‚


    Hannah April 13, 2010 at 12:31 am

    You better tell us you slid down that slide!! ๐Ÿ˜› What a lovely looking chocolate dessert – it’s always impressive to me when desserts made in large quantities actually taste good! I’ve had so many disappointing buffet desserts… but I guess Pillsbury knows what it’s doing! ๐Ÿ˜‰


    onehealthyapple April 13, 2010 at 12:55 am

    Oh goodness- that dessert display would have sealed the deal with me! Babies and organic eggs totally make the cutest scene!


    Lisa (bakebikeblog) April 13, 2010 at 1:20 am

    wow – that mousse cake looks delicious!


    Diana April 13, 2010 at 2:05 am

    That soup and mousse look really yummy ๐Ÿ™‚ And that place looks beautiful!


    Lynn (The Actors Diet) April 13, 2010 at 2:06 am

    i like your lunch – my kinda thing!


    Freya @ Brit Chick Runs April 13, 2010 at 3:15 am

    That hotel is SO gorgeous!! My gosh, what I’d do to go to a place like that – especially with the amount og amazing desserts that seem to be floating about….


    Rachel April 13, 2010 at 6:28 am

    The best part of the post is the beautiful poolside pictures:) Makes me want to hop on the next plane to FL! I can’t wait for the awards ceremony post – I wanna know the category winners! Wish you could tell us who the grand prize champion is too, but oh well…


    Jessica @ How Sweet It Is April 13, 2010 at 6:34 am

    Everything looks so delicious, I’d want it all!!


    Chelsea (Chelsea's Chew and Run Fun) April 13, 2010 at 6:41 am

    Sitting poolside after eating chocolate mousse sounds like my idea of heaven.


    Sarah (Running to Slow Things Down) April 13, 2010 at 7:04 am

    Your lunch looks fab!! That’s one of my very favorite kinds of soups. ๐Ÿ˜€


    Kelly April 13, 2010 at 7:12 am

    So jealous of the pool, it looks gorgeous!


    Jill@quarterlifewellness April 13, 2010 at 7:38 am

    White sangria poolside?! Life is good for Tina ๐Ÿ™‚


    Tracey @ I'm Not Superhuman April 13, 2010 at 7:43 am

    I’m with you: Sometimes the best meals revolve around dessert. And that one looks delicious!


    Jessica April 13, 2010 at 8:13 am

    I’d probably have hit the dessert too if I didn’t have a lot of space for food. When we’re somewhere that dessert is being served, or a great dessert menu is on the table, i make sure I save room!


    Ally @ Sweet & Savory April 13, 2010 at 8:26 am

    That pacifier in the cute babie’s mouth must be on every store shelf, b/c we have the same one!


    Erin at The Healthy Apron April 13, 2010 at 1:15 pm

    Looks like you had a fun time!


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