overnight oats rule.

by Mindy @ Just A One Girl Revolution on August 12, 2010

in Uncategorized

Just a little over 24 hours until I hit the road for Chicago! I have to admit, I’m a bit jealous of everyone arriving in the city today. But, tomorrow, tomorrow, it’s only a day aaaa-waaaaayyyy! Yes, I love musicals, including Annie. What can I say?

Last night’s dinner was the rest of the guacamole I had made a couple days ago. I wanted to eat it up before it went bad.

If I’m being honest, when it comes to dips (especially guacamole), the chips are just a tool for getting the good stuff in my mouth. I pile it on…which for things like guac or salsa, not so terrible. But, for things like spinach artichoke dip, I have to be careful. I think I could eat a day’s worth of calories in that alone!

This morning, I had something I have been anxiously awaiting to try: overnight oats in a jar! I finally had an almost empty jar of peanut butter, so I put it all together last night.

I used: 1/3 cup oats, 1/3 cup soy milk, and a 6 ounce container of strawberry Chobani. The verdict? Nom, nom, nom!

I will most definitely be enjoying that creation again! Hopefully sooner rather than later!

I’m in the midst of working on a packing list for Chicago while eating my lunch. Yes, I’m definitely using my lunch break to blog. Is that a bad habit to get into? Probably, but I’m okay with it. Usually, I like to venture away from the office or sit and read, but today, hello blog! I am finishing off the remainder of the bulgar/veggie mix. I learned my lesson yesterday and brought some blue cheese to sprinkle on top.

How do you spend your lunch break? For awhile, I was in the bad habit of working through lunch. Not healthy. I fully believe that mental health breaks are so important!

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Tina August 12, 2010 at 3:26 pm

Thanks for the support! Have fun in Chicago. I wish I was there! I’m hoping for next year. 🙂


mindy @ just a one girl revolution. August 12, 2010 at 7:10 pm

I hope you can make it next year as well! 🙂


Ashley August 12, 2010 at 6:23 pm

Lunch break equals getting schoolwork done unfortunately!


mindy @ just a one girl revolution. August 12, 2010 at 7:09 pm

Oh, I share your pain…that was my life up until December! And, I’m considering going for a 2nd masters which would mean that life again!


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