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Succumbed To The Craving

by Courtney on July 6, 2011

I think my savory breakfasts finally caught up with me. Two days in a row is a big deal.

So tonight, while I was trying to figure out what to have for dinner, all I could think about was my typical breakfast food. Specifically, peanut butter and banana.

And since I learned a long time ago that it’s not worth ignoring a true craving, I rolled succumbed to it.

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I toasted up a Thomas’ Cinnamon Raisin English Muffin and topped it with some peanut butter, banana slices, raisins, a sprinkle of cinnamon, and a drizzle of honey.

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Lucky for me, it was everything I had hoped it would be.

And since I really can’t get enough of the combo, I added the rest of my ‘naner and filled it with a little more PB.

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On the side, I also snacked on a Black Cherry Chobani which was delicious, as always.

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Since dinner was a little lighter than normal, I’m pretty sure another snack will be in order later this evening. I really wish I had some of these leftover…

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although it’s probably a good thing that I don’t. They are dangerous.

But if you think you’re prepared to enter the “danger zone,” you’re in luck; I’ll be sharing the recipe with you all tomorrow. Winking smile

For now, I’ve got guests…Joe & Kate are stopping by. Wooooo!

Question for the Evening:

What was the last food craving you had and totally gave in to?

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1 Jamie aka "Sometimes Healthy" Girl July 6, 2011 at 7:40 pm

mmmm girl, I could write a book about cravings! And you are so right that it is smarter to give into them…unless, it’s a box of cereal – that craving is a dead-end for me, as I’ll undoubtedly consume the whole box.

The last craving I had was for Reddi Whip…I know I know -this is sad. But you see, I had attempted to cut it out, since I realized I could not justify it as a food group. I finally succumbed and bought a can yesterday. It is, of course, now empty ;-)

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2 Chocolate, Cheese and Wine July 6, 2011 at 7:40 pm

French Onion Soup! I can’t get enough of it (I know it is summer and all) but it’s just SO good.

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3 Liz @ Something To Chew On July 6, 2011 at 7:42 pm

My latest craving was for a grilled cheese sandwich with a side of pickles. I gave in when I got home from work today. Delish :)

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4 Kristen @ notsodomesticated July 6, 2011 at 7:42 pm

The last craving I had was for a hot dog when I was in Chicago this weekend. And I ended up getting a Chicago-style dog after the Cubs game at Wrigley field…. it was awesomely-weird!! :)

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5 Carey @ Positively Blonde July 6, 2011 at 8:02 pm

I use to crave a graham cracker with pb and raisins! I haven’t had one of those in a long time, but seeing your post reminded me of my once favorite snack! I think it may make a return :) haha

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6 Erica July 6, 2011 at 8:12 pm

i really wanted to eat a hot dog on the 4th of july…but i didn’t go to any BBQs, so i gave in to eating a chili frank plate, but it didn’t really work cause what i really wanted was a hot dog/bun/ketchup & mustard. :(

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7 Amber Starr @ Love, Laugh, Live Well July 6, 2011 at 8:16 pm

Mmm, now that’s my kind of breakfast! I was craving a turkey dog with turkey chili like crazy so I finally caved. It was well worth it! Yummmmmmm!

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8 Erica @ For the Sake of Cake July 6, 2011 at 8:18 pm

I enjoyed a donut for breakfast on Monday morning & it was wonderful!!!

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9 Katie @ running4cupcakes.com July 6, 2011 at 8:19 pm

yummmm looking forward to the recipe tomorrow! My last craving was an iced latte = love summer and iced drinks!

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10 Lee @ in the pink of condition July 6, 2011 at 8:32 pm

My last food craving was eating 3 of those wrapped up American cheese singles without anything else. I know it’s gross, but I needed my cheese fix :-)

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11 Lisa @ Sunny Seed Stories July 6, 2011 at 11:18 pm

That’s weird! One of my last ones was American cheese singles wrapped around a banana. Good to know I’m not the only weird one. :)

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12 Julie H. of Spinach and Sprinkles July 6, 2011 at 8:33 pm

Margaritas ……oh heavens the margaritas……. :) They speak to me from a distance and when I hear them calling, it WILL BE less than 3 days before they are MINE!

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13 Abby @ Abz 'n' Oats July 6, 2011 at 8:40 pm

Peanut butter and banana is the most amazing combo! :) I love it. The last craving I gave into was all of the tasty desserts at our 4th of July party. Wayyy too many desserts!

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14 Niki (Life's a Payne) July 6, 2011 at 8:42 pm

Oddly enough, mine was onion rings. I don’t normally like them all that much but I WANTED them the other night… so I had a few :) !

And you CAN’T go wrong with breakfast for supper, or for lunch, or a snack. In short, breakfast food rocks my socks!

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15 Sarah @ Food and Love Diaries July 6, 2011 at 8:54 pm

Tonight I was craving ice cream… I was totally still full from my pizza dinner, but ohhh well. My brain had other things in store.

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16 Bella July 6, 2011 at 8:54 pm

I actually did the same thing on the fourth. Instead of a veggie burger with everyone else I made oatmeal with peanut butter, stevia, and crushed graham cracker. I was more conent with that then I was with even the thought of a veggie burger. Cravings are cravings. Better to sucumb then to ignore haha!

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17 Cait @ Urban Fencepost July 6, 2011 at 9:12 pm

I had a banana with peanut butter for breakfast today too. Tonight, I was craving bacon (veggie bacon, ha), so I made BLTs. Sooo good!!

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18 Brittany @ Itty Bits of Balance July 6, 2011 at 9:43 pm

For some reason I thought that you wrote “Jon & Kate” like from Jon & Kate Plus Eight….

…Orrrrr maybe I’m just a little crazy

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19 Jen @familyfoodfitnessandfun July 6, 2011 at 9:46 pm

That looks soooo good! I often crave nut butter. Sometimes during the day, I’ll open the fridge and stick my finger in the PB jar or cashew butter jar and have a luck! Yum.

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20 chelsey @ clean eating chelsey July 6, 2011 at 9:51 pm

I always give into food cravings! I don’t really know the last one I gave into because I usually just eat what I want when I want it. :)

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21 Jordan @ food, sweat, and beers July 6, 2011 at 10:06 pm

My cravings have been running the gambit lately with lots of variety but, honestly, the last one that I felt that simply HAD to be dealt with was for a gooey crunchy delicious grilled cheese with cheddar, american, AND provolone. Full fat.

As someone who “gets by” with reduced fat/fat free cheese most of the time, that grilled cheese hit the spot more than ice cold lemonade on a hot day.

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22 Lindsey July 6, 2011 at 10:42 pm

For a Pina Colada! I semi made one, mixing pineapple juice, Sprite, Malibu, a Pina Colada smoothie drink.
I love breakfast for supper :)

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23 Charlie July 6, 2011 at 11:22 pm

Breakfast for dinner is awesome.
The best nights are when I eat french toast :P.

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24 Shayla July 6, 2011 at 11:24 pm

Ooo love dinners like that! Last food craving I gave into was smores over the 4th of July weekend…and they were consumed multiple nights ;)

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25 Lauren July 6, 2011 at 11:48 pm

Hi Courtney!

I was just curious; when you eat something like this for dinner, what does your husband eat? I live with my boyfriend and we normally eat the same dinner every night (although he complains that I’m trying to make everything “too healthy” haha.

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26 Courtney July 7, 2011 at 5:25 am

Last night, I ended up making Jay a tuna fish sandwich and a side salad and he was happy with that. :)
We’re also sort of in “clean out what we have” mode since we’ll be leaving for vacay tomorrow!

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27 Katherine July 6, 2011 at 11:53 pm

Kettle corn!

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28 Khushboo July 7, 2011 at 12:53 am

I always crave dark chocolate after a meal so I give in with a couple of squares.

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29 Lora @ BootyGotBling July 7, 2011 at 12:46 pm

Girl– ur killin me here by withholding that recipe…. those. look. like. HEAVEN!!!!!

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30 Courtney July 7, 2011 at 1:13 pm

It’s posted! :-D

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