• A Great End To A Great Weekend

    July 18, 2010

    I can’t believe my weekend in Vermont is all over. How sad. 😥 BUT, Mal and I already have a plan in the works to visit again this fall. Hopefully, I can make it until then! 😉


    After a late-night of partying, we ended up sleeping in a little bit. Once we got moving, Mal, Murphy, and I headed out to grab iced coffees for everyone while Dave and Marie started on breakfast.


    Dave made us egg and cheese sandwiches on toasted English muffins.


    I also shared a cherry turnover with Marie. Delish!


    After breakfast, we went downtown to Church Street again. This time, we brought the dogs and let them explore. There’s always a ton of dogs on Church Street, so they had a great time meeting new friends on our walk.



    For lunch, we stopped by my favorite sandwich shop ever: The Red Onion Cafe. (There was no way I was visiting Burlington without eating a Red Onion sandwich!)


    The Red Onion Sandwich is made with roasted turkey breast, Vermont Smoked Maple Cheddar, red onion, sliced Granny Smith apple, bacon, and sun-dried tomato mayo. The Vermont Smoked Maple Cheddar is actually a new-ish addition to the Red Onion sandwich. It used to be made with smoked Gruyere cheese, which is how Mal and I make them at home.


    Best sandwich ever!!! :mrgreen:


    I’m not sure what’s for dinner tonight, but I’m thinking something light and healthy. Perhaps a salad with some feta crumbles on top? My body wants to get back on track after the weekend I just had. Yowsahs!

    Enjoy your Sunday night!

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    { 43 comments… read them below or add one }

    Estela @ Weekly Bite July 18, 2010 at 8:23 pm

    What a great end to a fantastic weekend! That sandwich does sound delicious!

    Feta IS my favorite addition to just about every meal 🙂 Except cereal 😉


    Sarena (The Non-Dairy Queen) July 18, 2010 at 8:27 pm

    Sorry your weekend is over. It’s good that you have plans to go back though! Be careful on your drive home!


    Exercise and Eat July 18, 2010 at 8:28 pm

    Glad you fulfilled your sandwich craving!


    Ann @ Appalachian Appetites July 18, 2010 at 8:30 pm

    you really want to make me visit vermont! 🙂


    The Wife of a Dairyman July 18, 2010 at 8:33 pm

    Wow! I’ve never seen anything like that sandwich where I live! No wonder you want to live in Vermont 🙂 Have a great night.


    Sara July 18, 2010 at 8:39 pm

    Dude, that sandwich looks EXCELLENT! I love vacation eating, but it always feels super duper to get back on track!


    Lisa (bakebikeblog) July 18, 2010 at 8:44 pm

    What a tasty end to the weekend!!


    Staceyhttp://stacey-healthylife.blogspot.com/ July 18, 2010 at 8:45 pm

    So that’s the famous sandwich, looks hearty and delicious.


    Jessica @ How Sweet It Is July 18, 2010 at 8:45 pm

    That sandwich looks amazing!


    Meghan@traveleatlove July 18, 2010 at 8:46 pm

    I haven’t been to VT in forever! You make me want to plan a trip up there!


    Krystina July 18, 2010 at 8:47 pm

    That bread looks INSANELY good!


    Cynthia (It All Changes) July 18, 2010 at 8:50 pm

    When you have a favorite place to heat it hurts to leave without grabbing a bite there. I am so glad to see you got your sandwich and had so much fun.


    Lauren @ eater not a runner July 18, 2010 at 8:57 pm

    I’m going to Burlington next weekend and this is making me very excited!!


    Heather July 18, 2010 at 9:04 pm

    What a great weekend, looks like a blast! And that sandwich looks so tasty 🙂


    Melissa (MelissaLikesToEat) July 18, 2010 at 9:08 pm

    Looks like such an awesome weekend!!! That sandwich looks amazing!


    Amanda (The Nutritionist Reviews) July 18, 2010 at 9:15 pm

    The apples in that sandwich look so good! What a different idea!


    Alexa@Running the Road to Recovery July 18, 2010 at 9:16 pm

    Isn’t it great how your body just tells you, I’ve had enough junk food, now feed me something healthy?


    Lynn (The Actors Diet) July 18, 2010 at 9:18 pm

    that sandiwch looks amazing! i love the name of that place.


    Courtney @ Sweet Tooth, Sweet Life July 18, 2010 at 9:18 pm

    LOVE Red Onion sandwiches!!! 🙂


    Erin July 18, 2010 at 9:19 pm

    Good eats and gorgeous vacation. What a nice escape from the city! 🙂


    Jill@MySoCalledHealthLife July 18, 2010 at 9:27 pm

    Wowza that sandwich looks amazing. I love anything with maple flavor. Maple cheese?! yes please!!


    Jessica @ The Process of Healing July 18, 2010 at 9:31 pm

    Oh wow, that sandwich looks amazing!


    Janna @ Janna's Keeping it Real July 18, 2010 at 9:33 pm

    I feel like i have to re-create that sandwich less the turkey…. it looks SO yummy!


    Mary @ Bites and Bliss July 18, 2010 at 10:00 pm

    Looks fantastic!! Weekends out with friends are the best 🙂 Enjoy it!


    Anne @thefitbridesmaid July 18, 2010 at 10:17 pm

    I thought I saw you (I saw a thin dark haired woman with a pug) on the Esplanade today, but then I remembered that you were in VT. Sounds like a great weekend!


    Emilyeatsclean July 18, 2010 at 10:22 pm

    Ohhh that sandwich looks and sounds delic! What a fun looking weekend! 🙂


    Jo July 18, 2010 at 10:28 pm

    That sandwich looks amazingggg!


    tanyasdaily July 18, 2010 at 10:29 pm

    Lunch looked really good, love sandwiches.


    Hannah July 18, 2010 at 10:59 pm

    I’d never heard of apple in sandwiches before I started reading your blog. It must be such an American thing.. it still boggles my mind a little!


    Katie @ peacebeme July 18, 2010 at 11:06 pm

    I hate onions…but I loove the idea of crisp green apples on a sandwich. 🙂 Church St. looks so cute!


    Michelle @ Give Me the Almond Butter July 18, 2010 at 11:09 pm

    Holey moley that sandwich looks fantastic!


    Heather July 18, 2010 at 11:21 pm

    i know what you mean about wanting to get back on track…indulgent weekends are a blast, but it’s always nice to feel like you’re eating super healthy again!


    christina July 19, 2010 at 12:06 am

    It’s so great you have a girly to share something with. It always feels better than eating a whole cherry turnover by yourself, haha.


    Wendy (Give Love Create Happiness) July 19, 2010 at 1:24 am

    that looks like an amazing sandwich!! Too bad you can’t order those online 😉


    Emily Lou July 19, 2010 at 3:36 am

    Apples slices on the sandwich? Sounds just crazy enough to try…


    Rosey Rebecca July 19, 2010 at 7:03 am

    Burlington looks so cute! Which cheese did you like better on the sandwich? Maple cheddar sounds so good!!

    Glad you had a fun trip! Any plans to move there in the future since you love it so much? 🙂


    Tina July 19, 2010 at 7:21 am

    I know the feeling. My body always craves that balance after a more indulgent weekend. It’s what makes it all part of healthy living though. Glad you had so much fun!


    Brynne July 19, 2010 at 7:58 am

    I definitely need to recreate that sandwich for myself .. or just travel to Vermont 🙂


    Chelsea @ One Healthy Munchkin July 19, 2010 at 9:11 am

    Apple, cheese and turkey is one of my favourite combinations! That sandwich looks amazing!


    Wei-Wei July 19, 2010 at 10:40 am

    So the onions are raw?! Sorry, I’m not a fan of raw onions. Take em out and that sandwich is very very appetising. I think it’s high time for me to start trying apple slices in my sandwiches!



    Tina July 19, 2010 at 10:49 am

    @Tina: Totally. My body doesn’t want any more booze or junk!


    Emily July 19, 2010 at 3:18 pm

    the bread on the sandwich looks so soft and smooshy and perfect. yummmm.


    Dana May 15, 2013 at 12:33 pm

    HOLY YUM!!! That sandwich….I can’t even! It has every ingredient I love!


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