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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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It’s only lunchtime, but I’ve already enjoyed a seriously delicious day of eats.

I woke up bright and early for my Lose the Dough check-in and a workout at Healthworks. I got my stats taken and then ran 3.5 miles on the treadmill. (Post coming soon!)

After a quick shower, I met Mal, Beth, and Corey for breakfast at Mike & Patty’s.

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Mike & Patty’s is one of my favorite places for breakfast, so, of course, we needed to bring our out-of-town guests there to enjoy it themselves.

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I knew exactly what I wanted for breakfast: Grilled Banana Sandwich. Ever since the HLS last summer, I’ve been obsessed with it!

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Holy, holy, holy yum! :mrgreen:

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The Grilled Banana Sandwich was made with loads of honey cinnamon butter and sliced banana on thick slices of country white/sourdough bread.

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Omg. Heaven.

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I also drank an iced coffee with soy milk and cinnamon from Starbucks. (I grabbed it after my workout.)

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After breakfast, we visited Harvard Square, walked around, and explored Harvard Yard.

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Of course, we said ‘hello’ to John.

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On our way back to our Southie, we took a pit-stop at Flour for some goodies.

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How adorable is this quote!?!

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And, how delicious do these baked goods look!?!

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I could not decide what I to order from Flour. I pretty much wanted one of everything!

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I ended up going with the Raspberry-Orange Coconut muffin. It just sounded too good to pass up!

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Lots more to come this afternoon. I have a blogging backlog!

P.S. Don’t forget that it’s Fashion Week at OpenSky! The Thomas Paul Pufferfish Wristlet in my shop is on sale for 25% off! Just enter FASHIONWEEK25 at check-out. :mrgreen:

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72 Comments

  1. The chocolate macaroons at Flours are the best I have ever had – I dream about them. You definitely supported Joanne Chang this weekend!

  2. The chocolate macaroons at Flour are the best I have ever had – I dream about them. You definitely supported Joanne Chang this weekend!

  3. OMG that grilled banana sandwich looks divine! I know you don’t always WANT to know.. and sometimes NEED to splurge… but please tell me it comes in low cat/fat too?! LOL Any idea on the calorie, fat and fiber content? I’m sure I can create this in a low fat and calorie version… just have to figure out the right ingredients!

    Looks great!

  4. I love Mike & Patty’s and feel crazy lucky that it’s around the corner from the BCAE. I love the torta breakfast sandwich – eggs and refritos mean plenty of protein!

  5. I am dying over that banana sandwich and I don’t even care for bananas! How amazing. I will definitely check that place out the next time I am in Boston!

  6. All these cute little cafes and bakeries that you visit really make me want to visit Boston! I only went once and totally missed all these cute places.

  7. oh my gosh Tina! That banana sammy looks so so good! Whenever I finally make it up to Boston to visit my sister, I’m going to stop by and have breakfast there with you 🙂 Hope you have a great afternoon

  8. AHHHHHHH I have been dreaming about Flour ever since I stepped foot there in August during HLS. I got the granola bar (not just any old granola bar) and I am counting down the days/months until I can go in and get it again. You’re making my sweet tooth ache!!

  9. Thank you for being such a wonderful foodie role model. Your balance of treats and everyday foods is, to me, the real definition of “healthy”, and your posts brighten my day 🙂

  10. That sandwich looks delish!!! ( I’m not a banana person, but I could always improvise), are all these places you are going to organic?!? Good luck with lose the dough today:) I know you”ll do awesome.

  11. I absolutely love Flour Bakery!! The Cracklin’ is soooo yummy: brioche, honey, almonds and orange marmalade. My roommates brought me home the last bite of hers and it was spectacular!!

  12. How appropriate – you met Joanne Chang yesterday and went to her bakery today. I went to Flour on Saturday. Looks like it was a bit quieter there today. There was no way I could snap decent photos – the place was packed.
    Btw, ever since the first time you blogged about Mike & Patty’s, I’ve been dying to go there after my long run on the weekend. I think this Sunday may be the day. I’d get the exact same thing. Looks heavenly!!

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