Oh Mondays, how I dislike you!
As I opened my eyes this morning I did not want to believe that it was Monday morning. I really wanted to ignore the time on my watch, snuggle back under the covers and sleep a little while longer. Bahh! No such luck.
Do you know what makes Mondays a little better?
Pancakes. Yogurt oatmeal pancakes to be exact. Mmmm!
My Mondays at work are quite easy, so I can’t complain, it’s just getting my body and mind back into the swing of things that is the challenge.
My morning at work started out poorly…you know those days when your tiredness mixes with your emotions producing a really negative result, well that about sums up my morning.
I was chatting with my parents via skype having a nice little chat about life and future plans. They were offering me their very loving and parently advice, which resulted in my escalated homesickness and non-stop tears (at work of all places!) Man oh man…I was a mess. Luckily I have an office to myself so no one else had to be a spectator to my sob fest.
I’m better now; sometimes you just gotta release those pent up feelings, and just breathe.
Onto less emotional things…food!
Adrian was out with a friend tonight so I decided to whip up some quick savory oats. It was my first time experimenting with them. I know, what took me so long?
I did a mix of barley and oats and mixed in some sweet potato, onion, and peppers. I seasoned my bowl with some chili powder and cumin and topped it all off with an egg and some salsa. Visually this bowl is less than appealing, but it did taste pretty good. I will try it again with some different flavor combos. I think I need to add something else to give it some crunch.
Warning, unattractive photo ahead.
Have you tried savory oats before? I would love to hear about your favorite add-ins. Mine could use a little spruce up.
Have a super day/night.