Monday, December 17, 2018

Focusing On My Gut Health Has Transformed My Life

Weekend Merriment

Happy holiday Monday! We’ve been cozied up at home for a loooong time. Between the 11 inches of snow and three days straight of cold rain, conditions were not favorable for outdoor exposure. I am itching for an outdoor walk so much!

On Friday night Thomas and cozied up with dinner and the second-to-last episode of This Is Us. T went to the grocery store on Friday afternoon and picked up some fresh mackerel for dinner. It was so nice to start the weekend with a stocked fridge! We usually do our grocery shopping on Sundays and so by Friday we’re usually out of most things.


This vibrating bouncer (that is a steal for $16!) has been saving us! Once I realized how much B like vibrations I ordered it, and he LOVES it!

Dinner was pan-fried mackerel with sautéed veggies and Whole Foods mac and cheese.

Breakfast the next morning was so good. A bran muffin from WF, plus a little omelet, fruit and OJ.

I got in a nice treadmill workout. We wrapped gifts. Did a few chores. Snuggled with B.

Lunch was a big kale salad with a slice of leftover pizza.

Mazen had a birthday party at Wine + Design. It was such a creative party idea for kids, and M loved it.

And his penguin is really good! (Haircut courtesy of Matt…!)

That afternoon we headed out to North Garden to celebrate Thomas’s dad’s birthday!

Merry reindeer

Merry scarf

Merry party favors

Merry cousins!

We had BBQ chicken, twice baked potatoes, roasted veggies and kale salad for dinner.

Plus this merry cake!!!

So much yummy frosting (Thomas donated some from his plate :mrgreen: ) – I couldn’t even finish it all (and that never happens!)

On Sunday we woke up to more rain. I had an English muffin breakfast sandwich with grapefruit for breakfast.

We did a family workout to Popsugar Fitness, had lunch at Bodos (yay for COLD salmon!), took Mazen shopping for his cousins’ Christmas gifts, and went to a fundraiser taco party!

Lynsie is raising money for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and hosted a Taco Party to benefit the CFF with margs and a full taco bar for a bunch of our friends! She is an amazing cook and everything tasted delicious – especially her smoked crema! #KathEatsZeroTacos – just a big taco bowl/plate!!

Hope you guys have a great week : )

from Kath Eats Real Food