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Fragoli & a Keytar

Give me a bowl of sun ripened sweet fragoli and I will give you a Non-Pentecostal side-hug [insert Springville Camp memories here]. Give me 2 bags full of fresh locally grown produce from the farmers market for half of what it retails for at the chain grocery stores, I will whip you up a colorful, flavorful, delicious meal. 20110821-070658.jpg

Take me to a concert where just watching the drummer jam out and the main guy jump around to several instruments-including a keytar-while displaying unbelievable musical talent, il will probably say you took me to a MUTEMATH concert. I knew fairly little about them, but now that I’ve seen them once, I am itching to go see them again! The music was amazing, but the performance was show in itself. I probably should confess that we went- with a small group of friends-for some post concert wafflehouse. I cannot say that I regret my chocolate chip waffle. It was amazing (and made with quality ingre… wait, no it wasn’t); but delicious nonetheless. I did a little fruit detoxing for breakfast and dinner tonight though! 20110821-071135.jpg

After a great worship service this morning, Russell and I met my parents in Atmore, about 60 miles from Mobile and about 180 miles from Auburn, for lunch! It has been a few weeks since we’ve seen them, so I was ecstatic when dad suggested lunch. After we ate, I stuck $2 in a quarter machine and won a nice little bonus! I promise to pay my tithes on it :).

To sum up last week, we had homemade pizza and an Asian stir fry with brown rice: 20110821-071944.jpg

I also threw together a vegan Cajun pasta (I just “veganized” the Pioneer Woman’s Cajun chicken pasta) using coconut milk instead of heavy cream and leaving the chicken out and adding squash and baby portabellos.

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Oh, and have you tried Boca’s Chick’n patties? I made one and put on a wheat bun with BBQ sauce and pickles-and I had a better than Chik Fil A sandwich, no joke. Now I’m certain I don’t need meat anymore! With that said, Boca brand is highly processed, so a Chick’n Patty won’t be a regular indulgence, but for a quick fix for a craving, it is my new go-to food. I still haven’t tried the Gardein products in my freezer, but I will! They are less processed than Boca, so seem like a better option. But still, tempeh or quinoa are better options.

Now for a little meal planning and quality time with the most handsome man I know! Ciao a tutti!

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