No, I’m not in the holiday spirit yet.
But I am currently chomping on the best apples known to man — Honeycrisp.
Only available from Sept-Nov, these apples deserve their own blog. Until you try one of these orb-shaped delights, I’m not sure we can continue to be friends. Sure, they may be $2.99/lb., but whoever said the “best things in life are free” clearly never danced with Mr. Honeycrisp.
I kid you not when I tell you that I nearly pummeled two grannies and a few children as I sailed across the grocery store this past weekend to grab my haul. I’ve been counting down this “season” since last November and was not about to let a few blue-hairs get in my path of glory.
I always wondered why Adam had to be so foolish to reach for that apple in the Garden of Eden. Now I know — clearly a Honeycrisp. Can’t say I blame him.
If you haven’t tried this miraculous spheres, get thee to an orchard. Or grocery store. Or friend’s fridge. Just not mine.
So glad so many of you are enjoying my pregnancy posts — who knew stretch marks, waiting and weight would be so interesting! Please keep the questions coming…
Thanks, too, for your patience in regards to the revised content these past few days — next week we’ll be back to our regularly scheduled programming with fun recipes on Make it, cool new products on Try it and exciting fitness news/updates for Work it. So don’t worry, all you people who are sick of talkin’ “pregnancy,” I can still hang with you
OK, now that our housekeeping items are taken care of, I have a delicious snack/breakfast/light lunch option to share with you!
Cream cheese and sliced fresh tomato on whole wheat toast.
It’s the perfect balance between decadence (creamy goodness) and healthy, wholesome food ingredients (whole wheat toast and tomato). I’m thinkin’ it’s going to be making a much more regular appearance in my life.
To really kick things up a notch, season with salt and pepper – and there’s your oomph
What is your favorite healthy, simple snack?
People, my world has been rocked. And unless you want to pick up a serious addiction, I advise you stop reading now. Seriously. You’ve been warned.
I’m warning you because no one warned me.
No one told me that a seemingly harmless housewarming gift would become a full-on, hardcore addiction. No one. So if you don’t want to fall victim, I strongly advise you STOP READING. To distract yourself, look at this adorable photo of my dog
OK, you brave, strong-willed people, you.
After helping us with the move, my father in law handed Jason and I a bag of housewarming goodies. My favorite honeycrisp apples and three bags of Trader Joe’s Organic Popcorn with Olive Oil. Innocent enough, right?
The man has created a monster that can only be tamed by MORE Trader Joe’s popcorn. I read the ingredients several times knowing that I would find illegal ingredients, traces of crack perhaps. But no, instead the label simply reads: organic popcorn, olive oil, and sea salt. Really Mr. Joe? REALLY? I may need to take this stuff to the lab — Seinfeld style.
The Mister and I may have eaten an entire bag in one day. Good thing it’s only about 100 calories per serving or I’d be in BIG trouble.
From this day forth, I shall never eat a regular kernel of popcorn again. And neither should you — save yourself from popcorn mediocrity!
Get to the store and grab as many bags as you can — just don’t say I didn’t warn you.
What is your favorite popcorn?
P.S. No, Trader Joe’s did not contact me, pay me or give me free product to talk about this popcorn. However, I’d be more than happy to accept a truckload of popcorn for their gratitude Seriously.