Goal for the week: “NO Stress”

27 Sep

 

 

 On the menu: Espresso Chocolate Chip Muffins: Created by this lovely lady.

Espresso Chocolate Chip Muffins
 
1 cup buttermilk
1/3 cup canola oil
2 large eggs (beaten)
(or 2 Tbsp instant coffee)
1/4 tsp salt
 
Directions:
1. Preheat oven to 385F
2. In a bowl, beat together eggs, sugar, milk, oil, and espresso
3. In a separate bowl, blend flour, powder/soda, and salt
4. Gently pour wet ingredients into dry
5. Fold together, remembering not to over mix
6. Before last few stirs, fold in your chocolate chips
7. Scoop + over flow batter into muffin tins
8. Place in oven and reduce temperature to 360F
9. Bake for 30-35 minutes
10. Remove and let cool 
Instead of making 9 like Kelsey did, we made 12! 🙂

 Holey Canoli, this girl can bake! Everyone loved them, and they made the perfect breakfast.

 Make them, if you have not yet. We highly recommend this recipe. And if you want an even bigger muffin, there is always the option to make 9 like her.

 And for Jessica’s Luna Movement we did a little Luna lovin’ for snack time at school. teehehe! Blueberry bliss is like a struesel topped blueberry muffin.

Court wanted the same flava… 

 And the happy girls were off to school!

We were busy bees in every class, and wouldn’t ya know, TIME FLEW BY! Before we knew it, we were at home watching America’s Next Top Model while making Lunch.

On the menu:

  • Pear Butternut Squash Salad
  • Spinach Mushroom Lean pocket

 In the mix:

  • romaine
  • butternut squash
  • pear
  • cinnamon
  • raisins
  • goji berries
  • walnuts
  • flax seeds
  • annies raspberry vinaigrette

 

And to round off this evening all of us girls went and got registered for Race for the Cure. Dinner involved a little savory and sweet. An egg sammie, and sweet tatar did the trick! 

 Have a great night ladies and gents. I don’t know about you, but I gotta go hurry up and finish my math HW, before 90210 comes on. And then Court and I are having a Dawson’s Creek marathon. Here’s to a less stress week! Who’s with me? lol

 

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8 Responses to “Goal for the week: “NO Stress””

  1. Molly September 27, 2010 at 8:47 PM #

    You girls are too cute. Would you mind telling me how in the world to cube a butternut squash? I know im no body builder, but there’s gotta be an easier way!

  2. Josie- Skinny Way Of Life September 27, 2010 at 8:54 PM #

    Oh I agree muffins are the way to start the week stress free! I made pumpkin spice muffins today and I was in pure bliss with a cup of coffee lol! I must try yours, they look amazing!

  3. Wei-Wei September 27, 2010 at 9:39 PM #

    I love your handwriting, it’s too cute! I like this style of posting 😀

  4. foodhealthfashion September 27, 2010 at 10:37 PM #

    I so dig this post. [: The handwritten pieces are a nice touch.

    Two thumbs up for the Blueberry Bliss Luna Bar. 😀 Sooo tasty.

  5. Katie September 28, 2010 at 6:17 AM #

    The muffins look delish! Kelsey is the muffin queen! I need to make one of her muffin recipes!

    U girls are so pretty! Love luna bars, my fave is chocolate peppermint stick!

  6. Sweet Cheeks September 28, 2010 at 12:19 PM #

    I am definitely with you on the stress less week. I need to calm down and relax! Muffins are a sure-fire way to do just that. 😉 I saved that recipe..those look so good!

  7. Laura September 28, 2010 at 1:46 PM #

    I could do with some de-stress muffins!!! Oooh America’s next top model is the BEST programme everrrrrr xx

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