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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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Hi, friends! I hope you’re having a fabulous Saturday!

My weekend got off to a great start. I slept until 9:00 AM, ate a delicious pancake breakfast, took Murphy for a long walk around the neighborhood, and then drove out to my grandmother’s house to have lunch with her, my mom and sister. The four of us had a nice time cooking, catching up, and chowing down.

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My sister offered to cook lunch for us, so she arrived with everything prepared and ready to go to make chicken stir fry.

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All we needed to do was cook it up!

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A short while later, it was time to eat!

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Delicious!

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For dessert, I baked a batch of Butterscotch Oatmeal Bars to bring to my grandmother’s house, and, of course, I enjoyed one after lunch. (FYI: The recipe is my Oatmeal Raisin Bars with butterscotch chips instead of raisins.)

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After lunch, we hung around and chatted for awhile longer before I hit the road home.

Dinner

By the time I got home, I was starving for dinner, so I threw together a ham sandwich with the most delicious (and surprisingly healthy) Caramelized Onion Dip spread on it. The flavor combination was unreal. YUM!

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I also poured myself a glass of white wine to enjoy with dinner.

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After dinner, I ate another Butterscotch Oatmeal Bar.

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I’m sure there will be another glass of wine in my near future, too!

I’m off to relax with M & m! Enjoy the night!

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38 Comments

  1. I made a stir fry last night for dinner too.

    Those Butterscotch Oatmeal Bars look really good, though I’m not sure if I’d be able to leave any for other people if I made them – I don’t think they’d last very long.

  2. Those butterscotch bars look too tempting, they might be in the making in the future 😉

    After experiencing the huge m&m store in NYC I can’t stop craving m&m’s! Have you visited the store? It’s amazing!

  3. Whenever I drink wine with dinner (last night, for example) I always crave sweets. It’s a huge problem. Last night, I made my husband drive me through the DQ drive-through for a giant Oreo blizzard after having two glasses of red wine with my meal! Not my proudest moment…

    So…if it had been me, I probably would have eaten three of those butterscotch oatmeal bars after dinner 🙂 They look delicious!

      1. @Tina: yuck. I was sick and the had no time today so just didn’t do it. I will do it tomorrow even tho it won’t count. I heard it was tough

  4. I have a date with my mom, aunt, and Grandma at the end of the month – I can’t wait. It’s been too long since we have all spent time together, but I guess that is what happens when you live 6 hours away!

    Your dip reminded me of a caramelized hummus recipe I saw yesterday and need to make! They both sound amazing.

    Here is the recipe for the hummus – http://www.veganculinarycrusade.com/2012/03/caramelized-onion-hummus-and-chocolate.html

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