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A Favorite Snack As Of Late

by Courtney on June 28, 2012

It appears as if SOMEbody must have used up all of their energy this morning

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This was the site I came home to after finishing up a shift at the gym this morning. I had quite a few chuckles to myself because he just looked so darn cute, funny and comfy, all at the same time.

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Are all of my non-cat-loving friends out there sick of seeing him yet today? Winking smile

While I was at work this morning, I had a little bit of time to spare so I hopped on an elliptical for an easy 30 minutes while watching Top Gun in the cardio cinema. Good, classic movie…I have no problem working out with a little pre-crazy Tom Cruise in my sights.

Once I got home, I put together one of my favorite mid-morning snacks as of late.

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Pairing a banana SOYJOY bar with a little bit of peanut butter is where it’s at.

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I haven’t tried the peanut butter with any other flavors besides banana, but I think the strawberry would go pretty fantastic with some Nutella. Just sayin’.

FYI: From now until July 15, 2012, SOYJOY is offering a free shipping coupon code for the SOYJOY e-store! The code: SUMMERJOY.

A couple hours later, after working on some client programs, I took a break to make some lunch.

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A buffalo chicken wrap made with avocado, lettuce, tomato, and mustard, all on a LaTortilla Factory whole wheat wrap. On the side, I also threw together a random mix of leftover corn and sugar snap peas that I found in the fridge.

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Definitely a delicious meal.

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Now it’s about time to get back to work…is the day flying by for anyone else? Yikes!

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1 Taylor @ A Taste of Taylor June 28, 2012 at 2:16 pm

Yumm banana and PB is such a perfect combo…well, actually anything with PB is pretty darn close to perfect! Also, I have never been a huge cat person but after reading your blog regularly I have been seriously thinking about getting a kitten when I move into my apartment for senior year! My roommate is totally down and I feel like it is the perfect pet for our living situation :)
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2 Caroline @ After Dinner Dance June 28, 2012 at 2:17 pm

That wrap looks delish! I haven’t quite found my “wrapping groove” yet. Often when I try to make my own wraps at home I just don’t like them! I never know quite what I do wrong.
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3 Angela @ Health, Happiness, & Harmony June 28, 2012 at 2:17 pm

Your lunch looks delicious! So filling and healthy. Anything with avocado, is a favorite in my book.

Never thought of dipping a bar in peanut butter! I love bars crumbled and sprinkled over some Greek yogurt though. :) An Iced Oatmeal Cookie Clif KidZ Bar over some vanilla Greek yogurt and fruit tastes like dessert!
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4 Karen June 28, 2012 at 2:18 pm

I think Cody is the most adorable cat ever…unfortunately I am very allergic to cats. I love looking at the pics you post of him. He does get himself into some very “funny” positions.

I noticed you have Jif Peanut Butter, usually you have Skippy, do you like both brands or was there a “couldn’t pass up sale on Jif”?

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5 Courtney June 28, 2012 at 2:30 pm

Haha, you’re so right! I almost always buy Skippy but my store hasn’t been carrying it for the past few weeks! Jay and I actually decided that I think we’ve been converted…we’re both totally loving the Jif!

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6 Sana June 28, 2012 at 2:23 pm

Your wraps always look so perfect, mine are usually sloppy and messy!
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7 Erica { EricaDHouse.com } June 28, 2012 at 2:26 pm

That is my absolute favorite kind of peanut butter!

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8 Khushboo June 28, 2012 at 2:28 pm

Peanut butter & banana is such a winning combo! I think you need to add in a layer of Nutella next time…take it to the next level ;)
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9 Ashlee @ A Step in the Right Direction June 28, 2012 at 2:32 pm

Cody looks huge stretched out like that lol… I love taking photos of the animals – they just look so cute sometimes.
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10 Hope @ With A Side Of Hope June 28, 2012 at 2:34 pm

That wrap sure looks yummy! :) This day is creeping along for me. I think it’s because I know how much stuff I have to do once I get home.
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11 Hayley @ Running Down the Runway June 28, 2012 at 2:39 pm

Mmm! I keep forgetting to buy SoyJoy bars! My favorite snack as of late is cottage cheese + chocolate pb2 + cinnamon- sooo good!
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12 Lindsey June 28, 2012 at 2:43 pm

I need to try Soyjoy bars but I am not sure they are in Canada!
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13 Cindy June 28, 2012 at 2:47 pm

I am a HUGE cat person and am so glad that you post pictures of Cody because since I’m away from home (college) I never get to see my cats so Cody is my cat fix!! :)

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14 Jaren@Kiwi Fit Blog June 28, 2012 at 2:50 pm

Cody is so cute! I love kitties! {hence why i post my fur babies up alot too}

Pre-crazy Tom Cruise is SUPER cute. Why do all the cute ones have flaws?
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15 Renee June 28, 2012 at 2:52 pm

Yum, PB on a banana bar. That sounds fantastic!
Cody is darling! My male cat sleeps the same way ;)
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16 Megan@ The Running Doc June 28, 2012 at 2:53 pm

Your cat is so cute! It seems like he has so much personality.

That wrap you made looks delicious. I’ve been on a total sandwich kick lately so a wrap like that is right up my alley!
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17 Janae @ Bring-Joy June 28, 2012 at 2:59 pm

Your cat is so cute. I think I like cats, because I can relate to their erratic behavior :).
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18 Sabrina @Work It Ms Jackson June 28, 2012 at 3:00 pm

Your wrap looks DELICIOUS! Mine never look that appealing, or stay closed. haha
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19 Ashley @ My Food N Fitness Diaries June 28, 2012 at 3:07 pm

you can’t go wrong with that banana + peanut butter combo! ;)
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20 Alysia @ Slim Sanity June 28, 2012 at 3:15 pm

I need to get some wraps back in my life!
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21 Lisa June 28, 2012 at 3:28 pm

I’m definitely a cat person, since I have one myself, but I do love dogs as well! Banana and PB is a great combo, I love coconut and banana together. Its my new fave thing. I now have a craving for avocado and turkey
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22 Michelle (Better with Berries) June 28, 2012 at 3:46 pm

Your wraps look so pretty! Mine are always kind of falling apart :-)
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23 Kristen @ notsodomesticated June 28, 2012 at 3:49 pm

I’m not a cat person, but I still love seeing Cody pictures! He’s such a cute little fluffball! :)
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24 Amber at Love, Laugh, Live Well June 28, 2012 at 3:51 pm

PB and banana are always the best together! I love that Jif peanut butter too…so creamy for a natural. Pretty tasty looking lunch too!
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25 Linda June 28, 2012 at 3:53 pm

I just want to pull off the pool cover and float until the sun goes down.
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26 michelle kim June 28, 2012 at 5:19 pm

OMG, I love how cats will lay down in the weirdest positions and be comfortable. Cody is soooo cute!
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27 Suzanne @ Fit Minded Mom June 28, 2012 at 5:19 pm

I don’t mind looking at cats, as long as it is through the computer :-)! I am HIGHLY allergic to them so I kind of want to run when I see them in person. Kind of sad too cause I think kittens are the cutest little things….
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28 Alyssa @ fit and fun in third June 28, 2012 at 6:20 pm

Usually I can’t stand bananas (unless it’s banana bread), but my taste buds totally change once some peanut butter is thrown on top!! Yummy snack! :)
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29 Lauren @ Fun, Fit and FAbulous June 28, 2012 at 10:12 pm

Your Kitty is too cute for words! Any kind of Banana plus PB equals a winner in my book for sure!! I can’t wait to try that!
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30 Kylie Cruise June 29, 2012 at 12:47 am

Your cats are cute and I love to play cats with my kids. Nice pictures.
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31 Laurie @ Love, Laugh, Laurie June 29, 2012 at 8:02 am

We could never get sick of Cody! He’s so adorable!
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32 Katherine June 29, 2012 at 11:09 am

Natural JIF is my favorite PB, especially crunchy.
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33 Bek June 29, 2012 at 9:40 pm

I hope you were lucky enough to see the beach volleyball scene ;)

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34 Lisa Williams June 30, 2012 at 1:23 am

I prefer nuttela and a real banana, anybody here ever tried that? =)

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35 Lea June 30, 2012 at 7:15 am

My cat sleeps just like that. He’s fallen asleep in chairs before, tried to roll over like than and rolled right off the chair! He’s quite the character.
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36 Elysa Mac July 2, 2012 at 2:52 pm

The wrap looks really great. What did you do to the chicken or wrap to make it “buffalo” ? I’m all about the spicy.
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37 Amanda Baldwin July 3, 2012 at 8:58 am

Your cat is so cute. That cat is really comfortably sleeping. Talking your foods, you have a very healthy lunch. The foods are very delicious.
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