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by Courtney on November 8, 2011

Good Morning! Happy Tuesday!

I don’t know about you, but this morning I decided to forego a workout in favor of a few lovely extra ZZZ’s. I’ve got eight hours of sleep under my belt now, which is a good thing, because I’ve got a long day ahead of me!

To kick start the morning, I decided to make a breakfast switcheroo. As much as I’ve been enjoying my egg, cheese, and jam sandwiches lately, I was feeling the need for a little extra variety this morning.

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I prepped a batch of Voluminous Pumpkin Oats, added it to my almost empty peanut butter jar, and topped it with some Love Grown Foods granola. This breakfast will never, ever get old.

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I’ll tell ya, you know you’ve definitely got some volume in your breakfast when it can fill an entire (almost empty) peanut butter jar. That’s what I’m talkin’ about!

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Sorry to make this morning’s post such a quickie (which is the reason for the post title…dirty minds if you thought something different!) – I’m running a little behind schedule and don’t want to be late, which I’m pretty sure is messing with my writing mojo. I am having total writers block this morning!

Questions for the Morning:

WOULD YOU RATHER (icky food addition!):

  • Sticky oatmeal –OR- runny scrambled eggs?
  • Week-old cheese –OR- super brown lettuce?
  • A cup of freezer-burned ice cream –OR- a piece of your favorite candy that fell on the sidewalk for 10 seconds?

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1 Sylvia @ Frolic Through Life November 8, 2011 at 9:23 am

Your oats look great! What kind of peanut butter is that?

I would go for the sticky oatmeal, I hate runny eggs!
Depending on what kind of cheese, a week may not make it so old, so I think I’ll choose the cheese.
I would take the candy. There’s a 5 second rule, why not extend it a little as long as the sidewalk looks relatively clean.
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2 Kelly November 8, 2011 at 9:23 am

Sticky oatmeal is how I like my oatmeal anyway! haha!!

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3 Jenny November 8, 2011 at 9:23 am

Freezer burned ice-cream. It’s still ice cream which means it’s still going to be delicious :)

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4 Mallory @ It's Only Life November 8, 2011 at 9:25 am

runny eggs (i’m strange like that)
week-old cheese (considering cheese is just mold anyway!)
and candy (i’m not a germaphobe!)

have a fabulous day!
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5 Jodi @ Southern Flavored Life November 8, 2011 at 9:29 am

Your post title should get a lot of visitors ;-) !

I am having oats for bfast, too. Perfect for cool fall weather! Have a great day!
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6 Erin November 8, 2011 at 9:31 am

Is it wrong that week old cheese doesn’t sound icky?

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7 Courtney November 8, 2011 at 9:36 am

Haha, should I change it to month long maybe? ;)

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8 Lauren B. November 8, 2011 at 9:36 am

Sticky oatmeal, week old cheese, and candy. Yum! :)

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9 Chelcie of Chelcie's Food Files November 8, 2011 at 9:42 am

sticky oatmeal definitely! I actually don’t really mind sticky oatmeal..I know that’s kind of weird haha
and oats in a jar are the BEST yumm!
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10 Julie H. of Spinach and Sprinkles November 8, 2011 at 9:45 am

Hahaha! You got creative with these! ….Sticky oatmeal, week old cheese (rotten lettuce can make you UBER sick) and the candy on the goround. I’m weird, I know this ;)
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11 Colleen @ Jimmy Choos on the Treadmill November 8, 2011 at 9:50 am

Runny scrambled eggs! I only like oatmeal when it is just right!

Freezer-burned ice cream is the worst!
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12 Ashley @ My Food 'N' Fitness Diaries November 8, 2011 at 9:52 am

I agree – OIAJ will never get old!

I’d rather have sticky oats.
I think I’d rather have week old cheese. Although both options sound so gross to me!
I’d definitely rather have a piece of my candy that fell on the sidewalk for 10 seconds. That stuff doesn’t really bother me. ;)
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13 Lou November 8, 2011 at 9:53 am

Ah I also slept in today… til 11:30am (live in Europe)! It feels so good letting your body get the sleep it craves :)

Sticky oats – don’t mind them like that actually!
Cheese – hey, I’m sire it’s still good!
Ice cream – it should still taste good, if not add toppings!

Enjoy your day :)

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14 Lena @Fit on the Rocks November 8, 2011 at 9:54 am

I would most definitely roll with the oatmeal, cheese, and ice cream…not that I’ve eaten them like that *cough cough*. I haven’t gotten sick yet lol :)
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15 Khushboo November 8, 2011 at 9:58 am

I love sticky old…and as for cheese, the stinkier/older the better!
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16 Claire @ Live and Love to Eat November 8, 2011 at 10:05 am

Oatmeal, cheese, and ice cream – you can scrape off the freezer burn!

Hope your day goes smoothly! :)
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17 Hope November 8, 2011 at 10:20 am

I would say sticky oatmeal, definitely cheese, and candy because freezer burn is awful! Happy Tuesday! :)
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18 Arie November 8, 2011 at 10:36 am

Im learning to like oatmeal and would vote for the candy, freezer burn is not fun!

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19 Jenny @ HealthyMOChick November 8, 2011 at 11:19 am

Those oats look yummy. P.S. A dirty mind is a terrible thing to waste :)

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20 Victoria November 8, 2011 at 11:39 am

Loved your headline! I’m that person. I went there!! LOL

I think I would do the sticky oatmeal.

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21 Cait @ Cait hates Cake November 8, 2011 at 12:35 pm

Freezer-burned ice cream. I live in Chicago. Our sidewalks…ugh!
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22 Meg November 8, 2011 at 12:38 pm

Sticky Oatmeal (i like it better that way!)
Week old cheese (i have done this before? Doesn’t cheese last longer than a week?)
Candy… 10 second rule duh!
Also I tried a buckwheat bowl this weekend…. changed ma morning breakfast outlook forevaaa! Sank ya Courtney!
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23 Kim @ The Family Practice November 8, 2011 at 12:48 pm

I’m with Meg, I thought cheese lasted longer than a week ….
Is that coconut on top of your pumpkin oats? What is that?
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24 Courtney November 8, 2011 at 12:54 pm

Yeah, you girls are right – I should have made it MONTH old cheese. ;)

And yes Kim, that is some coconut shreds on top of my oats! The Love Grown Foods granola always has coconut in it….SO good!

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25 chelsey @ clean eating chelsey November 8, 2011 at 12:50 pm

My oatmeal ALWAYS fills my entire jar! I love it!
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26 Rosa - Fitness, Food, Fulfilled November 8, 2011 at 1:34 pm

I love when my oatmeal fills up the entire jar. I haven’t been able to stomach oatmeal or pumpkin since getting pregnant, but I’m thinking I need to try some OOIAJ tomorrow.
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27 Amy November 8, 2011 at 3:16 pm

Love my oatmeal anyway could eat it for every meal. Yum!!!

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28 Shannon November 8, 2011 at 6:04 pm

1. Runny scrambled eggs
2. Week old cheese
3. A cup of freezer-burned ice cream

Have a great day!
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29 Jessica McGee November 8, 2011 at 9:30 pm

Help! My peanut butter jar is almost empty. I have not yet attempted OIAJ and am dying to. What do I do? =)

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30 Courtney November 8, 2011 at 10:13 pm

Ohhhh, OIAJ is a wonderful thing! Just make your oats like you normally would (I make mine on the stovetop) and then just add ‘em to your jar. That’s it! :)

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