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Long time, no see…

Boy, it’s been a little while since my last post.

Well, despite not posting, I HAVE been taking pics!

This day is one to mark on the calendars.  I have all day off!  This is a big deal because I have worked almost every Saturday morning for the past year:

10:30 am/Private lesson, with two therapist colleagues

12:00pm/Client at my office

It tends to break up my day, especially if I decide to run errands afterwards.  This actually wouldn’t be that bad if I didn’t also work on Sunday mornings.  Each Sunday morning, with few exceptions, for the past seven and a half years, I have taught yoga at 8am.  A couple of years ago, I added another class at 10am at a different, sister location, on my way home.

This sort of schedule makes lazy weekend mornings in bed, with some cuddly lover impossible.  No wonder I’m single!

Breakfast and juicing this morning, as I contemplate what to do with this day…

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Steel cut oats and quinoa, with a splash of almond milk, maple syrup, a mixture of toasted nuts (pecans, almonds, hazelnuts) and a sprinkling of hemp seeds!

I, again, juiced my veg separately and then cubed them to add to my morning juices:

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My freezer is taking on a whole new look, and I like it:

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Juice crazy!

I was recently perusing the 101 Cookbooks website, an awesome website by Heidi Swanson. It’s got enticing photos and texts and I’ve had great success with all the recipes I’ve tried from there; which I think says something great about it.

This post about juicing, in particular, inspired me.

So, yesterday I set about juicing some of my go-to ingredients to use in my morning juice.

First, photos of the fruits of my labor (har!):

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Any idea what is in the last jar? And, nope, it’s not lemon…

It’s:

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With the cucumber and carrot, I poured them into ice cube trays:

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Then I popped them out and added them to a tightly sealed container in the freezer.

This morning I tested out the carrot. I juiced a couple of small apples and a small lemon and added three big cubes of carrot juice. Oh, I also added about a half teaspoon of ginger “ice: shavings and added them. It added a great kick! The icy bits melted nicely in my vacuum sealed cup and left the juice super cold for a while.

Even though I still juiced a little this morning, it still saved me time. I think I’ll have to do some more juicing this coming weekend. Hmm, what to juice next?

Happy Sunday

Not even noon yet and already taught yoga and am off on a little jaunt to Faribault with AJ.

Road trip juice, courtesy of The Wedge:

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Should have said to go easy on the ginger. Good! Morning! Whew!

Favorite songs from class this morning:

Cirandar, Seu Jorge and Almaz
Sonnet, Hundred Waters
Odi Et Amo, Elizaveta

Some songs really set the mood and for me, these did the trick this morning. Check em out.