Helloooooo! I’m in a chipper mood and I think it’s because I got a few good doses of vitamin D this weekend 8) Lounging by the pool reading The Girl Who Played with Fire on Saturday and going for a hike with my friend Rachel and her dog on Sunday.
What else did this pseudo vegetarian do? Go to Hogs and Rocks of course.
If that looks like a plate of oyesters, ham, and beer/whiskey, you’re seeing correctly. Ask me which one of these items I ever eat? If you guessed none of the above, ding-ding, you are correct! But this place popped up in the Mission District of San Francisco and has gotten rave reviews. And what’s more is that it has my hubby’s dream menu. Same goes for our friends R, K, K and D. So I’m giving myself the “ultimate trooper award” for partaking in Saturday night’s activities Though I didn’t eat any of the jarred trout, oyster sampler, ham/speck, etc, I did eat some super tasty hush puppies, fried pickled okra, and a root veggie salad. Not bad eh? At least the night ended with malted vanilla ice cream with bits of milk chocolate and peanut brittle. Nom! That was the highlight for this non-oyster-non-ham-eating girl!
Thursday I arrived home to a special little package on my doorstep from Zone Perfect.
Zone is testing the waters of sweet and salty — two of my favorite vices combined into one! Bestowed upon me were 2 bars: cashew pretzel and trail mix. Yesterday I broke into the cashew pretzel and I have to say the taste is spot on! It almost has a marshmallowy flavor. The only downside is that it’s quite small for the 200 calorie packed punch. Sigh. I’d love this bar for half the cals, please! But thank you Zone Perfect for letting me try these! I’m stoked to test the trail mix.
My last foray into new foods included a new find from Trader Joe’s.
Btw, doesn’t that look like a runny egg? I put about 1 tbsp (35 cals) of the mango butter atop 3/4 cup of fat-free cottage cheese and 1/2 cup of strawberries. So good! I can’t wait to put try this in a banana mango butter smoothie
Are you a sweet or salty person? I’m pretty equally divided, but when I have one, I inevitably want the other.
Do you ever go to restaurants for the company but not for the food?