It’s Snowing!

Mastermind Weekend 1/16

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I'm Tina

I’m the owner of Carrots ‘N’ Cake as well as a Certified Nutrition Coach and Functional Diagnostic Nutrition Practitioner (FDN-P). I use macros and functional nutrition to help women find balance within their diets while achieving their body composition goals.


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“It’s snowing! It’s snowing! It’s snow-ho-ho-ho-ing!”

That quote is from Pee-Wee’s Christmas Special. :mrgreen: I guarantee my mom and sister laughed out loud when they read it. We say it just like that every time it snows!


But, seriously, it’s snowing.


Sadly, snow and I just don’t get along. Brrrrr!



Mid-morning, my stomach started to grumble, so I snacked on some mixed nuts and a vanilla-flavored calcium Soft Chew. I love the sweet + savory flavor combination.



For lunch, I tried a new product from Gardein, who sent me a bunch of coupons over the summer to sample their products. I liked what I tried, but our local grocery store only carried three of their products, so I got bored and stopped buying them.

Well, last week, Mal stumbled upon the Gardein Seven Grain Crispy Tenders in the freezer section of the store. He loves chicken fingers, so he was psyched and immediately added them to our shopping cart. I broke them out this afternoon to give them a whirl.


While my Crispy Tenders cooked in the toaster oven, I had a little fun with the pug and a piece of carrot. Murphy’s really good at “Sit, Stay, Okay!” 😀


About 15 minutes later, the Crispy Tenders were finished cooking and I added them to a big salad with a crumbled feta and Asian Ginger Plum Dressing.




The flavor and texture of the Crispy Tenders was A LOT like real chicken fingers. The vegetarian “meat” even looked like actual chicken. I’m a big fan of these babies. I can’t wait to tell Mal!


After lunch, I did a little baking. Mal and I are sending his grandma some of my Oatmeal Raisin Bars for Christmas, so, while I was at it, I whipped up a small batch of Oatmeal Butterscotch Bars. I polished off a couple of them, no problem.


Time to buddle up to take the pug for his long walk of the day. Wish me luck!



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