Mighty Maple

Friday, March 26, 2010

Happy Friday! I appreciate all the advice you gave me yesterday on my post :) I definitely think posting each day in my recovery does keep me very accountable!

This morning was all about this beauty...PB & Co. MIGHTY MAPLE peanut butter! I have had this jar for quite some time and I just finally got around to opening it this morning! Just like all the other PB & Co. peanut butters I have tried, this one did not let me down! This peanut butter smelled and tasted just like maple and was very sweet! The people over at Pb & Co. are geniuses for coming up with these amazing flavors!I had Kashi Honey Sunshine cereal with the mightly maple peanut butter and the two went together so well! Honey & Maple=heavenly :)My yogurt mess was Vanilla Brown Cow yogurt, 1 cup Kashi Honey Sunshine and a sliced up banana with a dollup of PB & Co. Mighty Maple peanut butter with milk on the side.Love love love only having ONE class on Fridays at 11:30! My morning snack during class was a Chocolate milk with a bag of peanuts, a lil switch up! Kind of a weird combo, but hey it worked for me;)Lunch was a turkey & swiss whole wheat wrap, bag of pretzels, a pear, and milk. For the past few days I have been having a craving for pears, they are soo good when they are really ripe!Afternoon snack was a Bluberry Crisp Clif Bar. Dinner tonight was eaten back in the dorm with the girls. I had Shrimp Scampi over Linguine and a piece of bread with buttah and milk.

I remember this past summer when I went out to eat with my fam and I ordered the Shrimp Scampi...but with OUT the sauce, so it was basically shrimp with spaghetti and no sauce at all! Yeah I know totally not normal. When my mom found out I ordered it without the sauce she got very upset with me because she just wanted me to eat normal because I was supposed to be gaining weight and I was restricting and avoiding. But I will tell you tonight I had the shrimp scampi WITH the sauce!

That night was probably the worst restaurant experience I ever had. I was out to eat with my fam, grandma, cousins, aunts, and uncles and it was just a disaster because my mom was mad at me for what I ordered and I felt like everyone at the table was staring at me the whole time to see what I was and was not eating. So annoying!

But I must say going out to eat has gotten a lot better and I have gotten so much more comfortbale eating out at restaraunts. That was one of the first times eating out after I got out of in-patient so it was extremely hard but after going out to restaurants more and more and getting comfortable eating out it will get a lot easier, I promise! It still is a bit hard at times, but for the most part I am pretty comfortable eating out and plus it is so much fun. I now look forward to eating out and I have learned to enjoy it :)

Well I am gonna go get ready for the night and then hit the campus with the girls!


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19 comments:

Jenna said...

I want to try mighty maple sooo badly but I haven't seen it in stores around me. Jealous!

Jenna said...

haha yeah it is really good :)
i bought mine at stop & shop!

coffeeandhope said...

Weird question, but I thought your school didn't offer meat on Fridays!

On another note, Mighty Maple is one of my FAVORITES for pb toast!! Especially for breakfast- it's like pancakes!

Jenna said...

Laura- your right my school doesn't serve meat on fridays because of
lent so they only serve fish etc. They don't consider it to be a meat!

Jenna said...

Mighty maps defs sounds delish on toast!!

Jenna said...

Oh did u mean my turkey wrap?! It was some kind of benedicts day today so they were allowed to serve some meat!

coffeeandhope said...

Makes sense now!! Haha I WAS referring to your wrap. You have me ADDICTED to turkey and cheese now! But today was def. a pb sandwich day =]

givinganythingbutup.wordpress.com said...

ah I need to find me some Mighty Maple!

and yum- shrimp scampi sounds good. Pasta was always my biggest fear food...but damn its good! I love it now :)

xo-Molly
www.givinganythingbutup.wordpress.com

Hedda said...

Jenna, you had nuts together with your shake :D
That is awesome, did it made you feel good? :)

And, bad restaurant experiences = been there, ugh.

Have a lovely weekend!

Anonymous said...

No offense or anything, but I don't know what you mean when you said that you have gotten better about eating out at restaurants because I never see you eating out unless it's panera or subway! You should try eating out more!

Jenna said...

yes, there are definitely restaraunts i am more comfortbale with. my i have gone out to panera bread, subway, d'angelos, olive garden, and chilis!!

Meg said...

Next time you go out to Panera you've gotta try the salmon salad! But I already told you that, haha.

Hope you enjoyed your night out!

Happy WEEKEND!

A@ Please Don't Eat Me! said...

i love shrimp scampi- yours looks so awesome love it!!!

i still kind of dread eating out, but it has gotten easier!!

Emily said...

my fave PB and Co flavor is dark chocolate dreams. sooo good. :-)

i'm also a big fan of kashi cereal, especially heart 2 heart. i think it sort of looks like catfood, though, haha.

have a great weekend!

Jenna said...

yess meggie! next time i go to panera, which will probs be next week while i am home ;) i am defs orderin the mediterranean salmon salad since you have been raving about it and you have had it like twice in one week and plus i really wanna try it! so i think it must be pretty good ;)
love yaa girl

Jenna said...

A- eating out defs just take time and practice! it will get better i promise!!!
Jenna

Jenna said...

Emily- DCD is pretty amazing as well! i love them all :)

Jess said...

I'm so glad that you got that shrimp dish! Looks delicious!!

LOVE mighty maple!
<3 jess
xoxo

Jenna said...

aww thanks jess!
and i know you love mightly maple from reading your blog girlieee ;)
jenna

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