Love Grown Granola : Final Review

Thank you all so much for your kind words about my grandma. She is stubborn but all that matters is she’s okay 🙂 I will definitely let you all know recipes I use with the peanut flour and PB2 when the time comes.

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First of all, lets cover dinner.

I literally just showed you guys a recipe that I hijacked from Chelsey but I used another one of her recipes again. It just sounded too good to pass up!

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Quinoa Squash Balsamic Maple Glaze

Too bad I didn’t have an acorn squash to make it look as cool. Instead, I had regular squash so I sautéed them in the pan instead of the brussels. The brussel sprouts were actually microwaveable (shhhh…) and I threw them in at the last minute with the chickpeas.

Oh my gosh, I loved this. The sauce was super yummy and everything just blended perfectly. I’ve been looking for a new quinoa recipe and this was a winner. You all need to make it ASAP.

 

Fashion

Here are some of my outfits from the past few days!

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I do not consider workout/yoga clothes fashion, AT ALL. In fact, I consider it “scrubbbin” but since this is my favorite top I thought I’d share. I got this top at TJ Maxx surprisingly, and I love it. It’s stretchy, comfy, and I love the color:) They had so much workout wear there!

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Sometimes a little cover-up sweater is enough to spruce up an outfit.

Tank from Target, cover from H & M. This post just reminded me how much I really need to go shopping.

 

FINAL REVIEW

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Finally! So you may or may not know, but I got the chance to try out Love Grown Granola. I told you all I’d share my final thoughts on the products I received.

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Beside the fact that they have an amazing story and passion, their products are all natural, gluten free, and free of anything unprocessed.

I try to eat mostly all unprocessed foods so this was perfect to read 🙂

My final verdict? Officially… OBSESSED.

Yeah, I said it. Each and every bag is almost gone. Already.

Mind you, I got this package exactly a week ago. (My mom has been eating it too so I’m not that crazy).

Apple Walnut Delight

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I LOVED the little pieces of apple. It went perfectly with the coconut sheets and it was the perfect amount of sweetness and nuttiness.

Raisin Almond Crunch

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Put raisins and almond together in one product? I am all over that. I think that is one of the best combos in the world and throw it in granola with coconut? I’m pretty sure I have no further explaining to do 🙂

Sweet Cranberry Pecan

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This. was. my. favorite. I love anything cranberry. For some reason cranberries in granola is x20948299238 better than anything else with cranberries. I don’t normally eat pecans all that much but I think this bag made me want to eat them more. The pecans and cranberries were perfect together. They complemented each other so well and it was all around delicious.

Simply Oats

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How can you go wrong with regular granola? You can’t. It is perfect to mix with anything your little heart desires. Any flavor granola, mix it in with cereal, put it on top of a baked good, the possibilities are endless. Loved the flavor of this just as much as the others.

 

As you all can see, I clearly hated every second of tasting this granola. Just. Kidding. It’s obvious how much I LOVED it all Winking smile

I give it a 100 out of 10. Hint: you all need to go get some.

Spread the Love! Thank you again Love Grown!! You guys are amazing.

 

Where do you get your workout clothes?

What is your favorite regular store for clothes?

What’d you have for dinner tonight?

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Yoga, Eats, and Fashion

Hey everyone!

I feel like I haven’t posted in years but it has only been since yesterday morning. I’ll use today’s post to catch up on what I haven’t shared with you all the past couple of days.

Tuesday night I did something new to me. Bikram Yoga. For those of you who have no idea what it is, basically it is yoga that goes through 26 “bikram poses” in a HOT room. I mean hot people, as in over 100 degrees hot. You can read more about it here.

I’ve been dying to try it and have heard of all the benefits and how great it is. I have seen it on Clare’s blog many times and it has sparked my interest.

Turns out there is a studio near my house so I went and they had a great beginners special. I paid for my first class and then ended up deciding that it was worth it to buy the special. Two weeks unlimited yoga for only $50. Not to shabby!

I am going to take bikram about 3 times a week for the next two weeks. I know they say you need to take it a lot more in order to get the “full benefits” but for now that is fine with me. In between days, I am going to do my usual weights + a bit of cardio session. I love my longer runs on Tues and Thurs normally, but I want a change and a challenge! So I will get back to that in two weeks!!

I don’t want to go too into detail because I want to write a recap post about my final thoughts on the class. In that post I will go into detail about how I felt, if I love it or hate it, etc.

I’ll give you guys a hint though: I survived and have gone more than once so far 🙂

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This is post first bikram session. I honestly felt a little drunk and probably look it in this picture. That’s all for now I just wanted to give you all a sneak peak;)

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Here are a few of my eats from the past couple of days. Honestly, very repetitive but some of you may want to see so here ya go.

012 Oats concoction #1: Peaches, prunes, cottage cheese, banana, PB. Simple enough.

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Oats concoction #2: Chia seeds, pumpkin, banana, PB. Lighting from my desk lamp is no bueno. That’s what happens when you have to wake up at the butt crack of dawn.

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Tomatoes and goat cheese = win. I could’ve had like 7x that broccoli but I had to share :/

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What a pretty color 🙂 Mango, raspberries, pineapple, protein.

That’s it! On another note, someone mentioned if I ever though about posting fashion and what I am wearing.

I won’t go as far into making a whole page right now but it definitely is something I have thought about. I figured for now I can show you all stuff I am wearing if I am not in my usual gym attire 😉 Hey, sometimes you just need to scrub and be comfy. But trust me, I’m all about getting dressed up and looking halfway decent cute.

So… here is an outfit from this week! Nothing special.

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Top is a bit see through from Forever 21, I wore a bando underneath, jeans, shoes from payless I think! They have some cute stuff in there sometimes:) Watch from NY & Company, rings, and bag from Nordstrom.

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My hair is all nat-ur-al. Way too lazy to straighten it. This picture is SO much better than the first one. Ha! Crazy what make-up can do for us girls Winking smile

 

Have you ever tried Bikram? Love it or hate it?

If you had to pick ONE, would you dress for comfort or style?

This is really random but:

Does anyone watch America’s Next Top Model?