15 April 2011

Carob Banana Oats n' Quotes

OIAJ for Breakfast! Yay!

This morning's version of Oats in a Jar: 1/2 cup Quick 
Oats cooked with 1.5 cups Water and 1/3 cup Egg Whites

Mixed with 1/2 cup Blueberries and poured into an 

Topped with 1 sliced Banana and 2 Tbsp Unsweetened Carob Chips

Although I usually make my own Wild Salmon Salad 
to save money, I decided to treat myself to the real deal...

Wild Salmon Salad from Planet Organic

Scooped the Salmon into a Whole Wheat Pita with some Lettuce

Who knew Omega 3's could look this good ;)

While blog reading this morning, I saw that Sara 
Nourish and Flourish has the same 2011 Agenda! 

Her Journal has different cover artwork, but we both
 ironically use our books to fill with inspirational quotes!

I bought mine from Bolen Books, but they are 
also sold in select bookstores and online here

"Many of our fears are tissue-paper-thin, 
and a single courageous step would carry 
us clear through them" - Brendan Francis


Hannah {Culture Connoisseur} said... [reply]

Love your oat in a jar recipe (because it includes carob!).

That's a great quote and so true. Our fears, little or bit, unfounded or completely rational can be conquered with just a little bit of courage and a little trust in ourselves.

Krista said... [reply]

It's been too long since I've done OIAJ. Yours look really yummy!

Love that quote. And your hand writing is beautiful.....

Sarena Shasteen - The Non-Dairy Queen said... [reply]

I needed that quote. I love it.

Unknown said... [reply]

i love the egg white trick! Need to do that.
what a beautiful quote!

Anonymous said... [reply]

Your breakkie looks incredible! I love carob chips. And quotes. They can be so inspiring :)

Ayla said... [reply]

Oh my gosh! Haha.. I have the journal version of that planner!! It's so pretty.. we have good taste. :)

Kristi said... [reply]

Your OIAJ looks fabulous. It's making my mouth water :)
I love the quote on your post.

Alex@Spoonful of Sugar Free said... [reply]

Yum....that breakfast is making me drool!!! I pretty much had the same thing a couple days ago...I love how the carob chips melt :)

And a quote book?! Such a great idea!!! I need one!

Sara @ Nourish and Flourish said... [reply]

Kelsey, I love that we're quote book twins!! Let's start a quote exchange!

There's so much truth in Francis's quote. I'm adding it to my book now. :) xoxo

Jessie said... [reply]

Oh man, those beautiful carob chips are making my mouth water. Love those OIAJ! Great quote, too - that's a great idea to write inspirational quotes in your (gorgeous!) journal.

Have a great weekend, Kelsey! :)

Anonymous said... [reply]

If only I had a banana this would be tomorrow's breakfast! :)


Natalie @ cinnamonbums said... [reply]

kelsey!!! thanks for the sweet email. will respond asap. =) also, you have beeeautiful handwriting - and that is such a lovely quote!

Tine said... [reply]

Hé! I have had the same journal in 2010!
They are from Peter Pauper Press!
I love them. The pages are thick enough, I like that! Simple agenda's with a beautiful cover!

Jolene - EverydayFoodie said... [reply]

You have such nice printing!!!

Sarah (Running To Slow Things Down) said... [reply]

I love that quote! Very true.

I've never tried carob before, but I'm convinced that I need to pick up a bag. :)

Livi said... [reply]

yay yay yay! I LOVE oiaj! I can't believe how far behind I've gotten on one of my favorite blogs...not good! and now you're making me Seriously crave those oats! Everything about that combo is absolutely perfect... I LOVE IT! :)

Anonymous said... [reply]

Oh carobs carobs~~how I miss theeeee!~ :) I love agendas or journals like that! many of mine have amazing quotes and verses that remind me of God's awesomeness :D

Monique Geisler said... [reply]

I love journals :) And those oats sound yummy!!! At first I was going to say it looked like you had mashed bananas mixed into the oats, kind of like softserve, but warm! That sounds like something fun to try.....!

Anonymous said... [reply]

Mmmm nothing like bananas and chocolate/carob!! Btw your handwriting is so pretty! Random compliment but I really like people's handwriting haha :)

Gillian said... [reply]

btw when SnackFace Kailey recently asked if you could have any blogger cook for you, who would it be- I said you! :)

Red Deception said... [reply]

I love salmon sandwiches!! I'm just bummed that I can't get Veganaise in my town, I prefer it moreso than regular mayonnaise. Can't get much better than wild salmon, celery, peppercorn, vegansise, and sea salt. Yum yum!

Ameena said... [reply]

I've always known that you are a beautiful person inside and out...and now your handwriting just confirms that! Gorgeous!

Jess said... [reply]

That salmon salad looks DELICIOUS!!

Miri Leigh said... [reply]

These mixtures look fantastic. Thanks for posting!

Emily said... [reply]

looks like a delish breakfast!
and i will add you to my blog roll. :)

Jenny said... [reply]

I've never had carob before but I think I might have to go out and buy! Love your OIAJ :D I've never added egg whites to my oats before, I didn't know it made that much of a difference :D

Mandiee said... [reply]

i love the combination of blueberries, oats, and banana. i haven't had carob chips on their own before (only in one of my favorite gf baked goods) so i'd really like to try them. sounds yummy!

Anonymous said... [reply]

Ive never had carob chips but I always see them all over blogland. I must try them. I love that agenda book and quote on fear- great post! :)

Kelsey said... [reply]

your oatmeal in a jar breakfast looks SO yummy. I love oatmeal :) and your quote book is a great idea.

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