Happy Dance

28 Aug

YES, Fitnessista, I’m doing the happy Friday dance!

This week has definitely been a change, as I started back to school on Tuesday. It felt so weird to be back!! It was really hard for me to get my brain back into “school mode” because I’m still in “summer mode!”

I’ve gotten used to going to sleep late and waking up late so my body is feeling pretty worn out by now, having to switch around those times. So I don’t know about all of you, but I am glad the weekend is here so that I can recuperate! this week has just kind of been a whirlwind of craziness. But I think that next week, everything will settle down and become more normal. For now though…TGIF!


On the eating front, I just finished off a lovely lunch, made from leftovers….the best thing for the lunches the next day!

Last night I made an awesome batch of whole wheat pizza, following Jenna’s Recipe. It was just as delish as last time. 🙂

So for lunch today, I had one of my FAVORITE salads ever…none other than…

Pizza Salad:


This was so so so so (so so so) GOOD! Here is what I used:

  • 1 slice of leftover pizza, torn up
  • spinach leaves
  • broccoli slaw
  • sliced grape tomatoes
  • chopped onion
  • tomato paste + garlic powder + sea salt + basil (for my dressing)

Fork lickin’ good

As for dessert, I munched on some yummy grapes:



Lately for dessert, I have been enjoying a very easy recipe from a fellow blogger, Carrots n Cake!

No Bake Peanut Butter Cookies!!!


I made these fabulous little cookies except that I used almond butter and about 1/2 the amount of agave nectar. They turned out very good!! Note: if you decrease the amount of agave nectar, like me, you will probably have to add in a bit of water otherwise they are pretty dry.

This recipe took my 5 minutes to make. So hurry up and make these babies ASAP!

On the the agenda for tonight is going to my high school’s football game. Even though i’m exhausted, one of the clubs I am in runs the concession stands, which means I will be helping out. Then I will most likely come home and crash out. Wild child, let me tell ya. 😉

What are YOUR weekend plans?


11 Responses to “Happy Dance”

  1. Healthy Beach Bum August 28, 2009 at 9:29 pm #

    those pb cookies look amazing! What a delicious recipe :)Have fun at the football game girly.. not sure what my plans are for the weekend other than working at ben and jerrys =[ nooo fun.

  2. aprl August 28, 2009 at 9:45 pm #

    What a creative salad!! It makes the pizza so much healthier! I'll be trying that next time theres pizza in the house!

  3. Jenny August 28, 2009 at 10:04 pm #

    i love getting back to school because it actually gives me an excuse to look forward to fridays again! can't wait to get my TGIF dance onnnnn ❤

  4. blueberrymuffins August 28, 2009 at 10:06 pm #

    Yumm eats! I will be switching back into school mode ( yikes). Enjoy your time at school 🙂

  5. Meg August 28, 2009 at 10:32 pm #

    Hey girl! I can't believe summer is already over, it's crazy! Anyways – my weekend plans include moving into my new apartment in the city! Also – it may include making those cookies, holy cow Kristi they look amazing!


  6. havefaith4ever August 29, 2009 at 3:09 am #

    I know, it's crazy how fast these few months have gone! Insanity!

    Those cookies look amazing!
    ❤ jess

  7. Devan Geselle. N August 29, 2009 at 5:03 am #

    Definatly a creative salad!! Yummms!

    Weekend plans? Work! Oyy Veyy! BUT i can (maybe) able to aford clothing !! wooo hooo

  8. Janetha August 29, 2009 at 6:15 am #

    pizza salad?! LOVE it. seriously!

  9. Lainie August 30, 2009 at 9:25 pm #

    Pizza salad sounds fabuluos! Genius idea. And those cookies look divine…I saw them on a couple other blogs and I am dying to try them out!

  10. Meredith (Pursuing Balance) August 31, 2009 at 12:00 am #

    I like how you turned your pizza into a salad!

  11. Mel -Tall Mom on the Run August 31, 2009 at 4:25 pm #

    Thanks for stopping in on my Blog. Your post makes me HUNGRY!! Have a great day…

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