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Carrot Cake Buckwheat Bowl

by Courtney on March 26, 2011

Hello, Saturday. So nice to see you!

After waking up and taking care of a little clean-up around the house, I was more than ready for a nice, delicious breakfast. Today, buckwheat was the name of the game!


Oh yes, and of course, some coffee. Winking smile


I used the same base for today’s buckwheat as I did last time, but it was the toppings that made the meal. Not only was there PB involved, but…


Remember last week when I had to make some carrot cake cupcakes? Well, I’ve had a few extras lying around the house…and half of one happened to end up on top of my breakfast bowl. Oh yes, those two little white blobs are absolutely cream cheese frosting.


This was one serious bowl of buckwheat. Aaaaaamazing! Smile




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Time to go get myself ready…Jay and I are headed out on a little day trip which is going to have us crossing state borders!!

Question for the Day:

What’s the last state (or country!) you visited?

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1 Tara @ The Game of Life March 26, 2011 at 11:11 am

Your breakfast looks so good! I need to start stepping out of the box instead of having the same thing everyday!!! The last place I visited was Doha, Qatar! My sister and finance are over there… it was sooo different but alot of fun!! They also had some amazing food over there….. lots of hummus!!
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2 Heather T March 26, 2011 at 11:15 am

Have a fun day trip!! I can’t wait to read about it later :)


3 J3nn (Jenn's Menu and Lifestyle Blog) March 26, 2011 at 11:24 am

I never had buckwheat as a cereal, I’ll have to try it. :)

We live on the border of PA and NJ in upstate NY, so we visit them quite often. The last state I visited for fun was Nevada, though.


4 Melissa @ Chocolate & Kisses March 26, 2011 at 11:47 am

What a fabulous breakfast to wake up to, with a little treat on top! Have a good day with you hubs! The last time I went anywhere, it was to sunny Florida. Can’t wait for warmth!!!
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5 Melissa March 26, 2011 at 12:55 pm

Ooh, I love day trips! The last time I crossed state borders was earlier this month to surprise my mom in Michigan for her book launch! Even though I love living in Virginia, I sure do miss my fam! Hope you have a great day!


6 Courtney March 26, 2011 at 12:56 pm

Your mom wrote a book? That’s awesome! :)


7 Melissa March 26, 2011 at 2:35 pm

I know! So exciting for her! If you’re looking for a good read (and I’m not just saying that cuz she’s my mom ;) ) here’s the link!
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8 chelsey @ clean eating chelsey March 26, 2011 at 1:01 pm

Have fun on your little road trip! The last state I was in was probably Indiana – boring, right?
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9 fsugirl! March 26, 2011 at 1:46 pm

Oooh! Have fun! :D Last state was NY, and last country was France!


10 michelle March 26, 2011 at 3:00 pm

Last time I’ve crossed state borders was on my trip to NYC! I LOVE new york, and I want to move there ASAP!


11 Kelly March 26, 2011 at 4:33 pm

That breakfast looks wonderful…but didn’t you give up sweets for lent?? Or was it just sweets at night?
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12 Courtney March 26, 2011 at 6:50 pm

Just sweets after dinner :)


13 Colleen @ The Lunchbox Diaries March 26, 2011 at 5:35 pm

Have fun! The last trip I went on was Europe! We did cross over to MD this afternoon. But that’s 10 minutes away, so that doesn’t count :)
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14 Liz @ IHeartVegetables March 26, 2011 at 6:40 pm

I’ve never tried buckwheat, but that bowl looks like a bowl of deliciousness!
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15 Jenny (Fit Girl Foodie) March 26, 2011 at 8:34 pm

I have been trying to buy buckwheat for the past month and no luck! I’m so jealous lol That carrot cake topping is so smart, love it :D
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16 Suzanne Spray March 26, 2011 at 9:54 pm

Oregon :) My husband and I live near Seattle, WA and decided to drive down to Portland one weekend in February! I just LOVE that city!
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17 Ally (oatsandspice) March 26, 2011 at 10:47 pm

Yayyy courtney! I am so excited that I won our giveaway :) I just emailed you – thanks girly :)
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18 Alyssa Kuminski March 26, 2011 at 11:58 pm

The last state i visited was FLORIDA. Someone please take me back to the warmth, ASAP!!!
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19 Molly Carter March 27, 2011 at 9:50 am

My husband enjoys cupcakes, cookies and cake for breakfast, too! :) My last state visited was Virginia/Maryland (we went to DC) and the last country was Italy for our honeymoon…ahhh, I wish I was still there!
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20 Katy (The Singing Runner) March 27, 2011 at 10:13 am

The last country I visited was Costa Rica!!!!! :D
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