A Coupla Breakfasts
It took me a really long time to decide how to spell “coupla” (as in, “a couple of”).
I think “coupla” is right. But now I can’t stop pronouncing it “coop-la” in my head.
It’s been a good weekend over here—LOTS of work done, and a little play. Yesterday we ran errands to Goodwill, Costco, and Staples (office supplies are definitely the best part about starting any new semester).
And then, last night, I got one of my “Christmas presents”—Ryan got us tickets to see West Side Story! We had a nice dinner date beforehand, and then enjoyed the show. It’s the first official “date” we’ve been on, just the two of us, in quite a while. And we actually managed to spend a large portion of it NOT talking about the baby.
Speaking of the baby…foods are still going well. Here are a few breakfasts we’ve had around here, as of late:
Smoothie and coffee for me. In this smoothie: almond milk, coconut milk, frozen blueberries, 1/2 banana, kale, and protein powder.
That same morning, Lila gave clementines a try:
…and she loved them! Of course she did—they’re basically like candy!
This morning, since I had some time, I decided to make steel-cut oats for myself. I made a double-batch and decided to use some to make a few breakfast batches for Lila. I boiled the water and oats with half a banana and four frozen strawberries (they melt down and break apart during the cooking process).
Then, I scooped out my serving and added a scoop of vanilla protein powder:
For Lila’s, I let it cool, then pulsed it in the food processor after adding…kale! Why not? It’s basically tasteless, and gets a little extra green in there! I microwaved a small leaf of kale with a little water to wilt it, and then added that to the oats.
…and ready to eat! Lila had already eaten breakfast when I made this, so she’ll have it tomorrow. I’ll let you know how she likes it!
Well…it’s our last day of winter break.
I know, I know…poor us. Only a month off. Well, we certainly enjoyed it. And now, it’s back to work!
Enjoy your Sunday!