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Circles December 28, 2008

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Yesterday:

I didn’t realize, until I took the picture, how many circles there were in the picture!

  • Pancake: Bartlett pears, wheatberries, oatmeal, cinnamon, vanilla extract, rice milk + strawberry yogurt on top
  • In the bowl: glutinous rice balls, red beans + millet + pearl barley, more strawberry yogurt
  • In the cup: rice milk + 2% milk

Best breakfast I’ve had so far! It was just enough to keep me full. For some reason, I’m extra hungry when I come home for the holidays!

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Putting wheatberries in the pancake made the whole thing much more chewy–which, by the way, is awesome.

And rice balls + yogurt = BEST THING EVER. Maybe I should bring a bag of glutinous rice flour back to school!

In the afternoon:

hazelnut mocha.

I’m still a little jet lag so I need this to stay awake! This is going to be so disastrous for me when I go back to school…

Have been doing a lot of snow shovelling–I’m pretty sure altogether there’s been about 2-3 feet of snow, which is more snow than I have ever seen in my life! Driving is absolutely horrible since I keep getting stuck in the driveway!

Check out the backyard!

Now imagine the pool completely covered with snow, it was pretty much level with the ground at one point! Wish I had gotten a picture of that…

Anywhoo–out to lunch soon!

Alcohol for breakfast December 27, 2008

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Dec 23:

Oatmeal #141: Irish Cream Oatmeal

  • 2 tsp Bailey’s Irish Cream Liqueur, 1 tsp instant coffee, 0.25 cup milk, 0.75 cup water, handful almonds & pine nuts, dash cinnamon, 1 tbsp wheat berries, 1 small banana

This is my first cup of Irish cream "coffee"! I saw the bottle of Bailey’s on the kitchen counter and my mom told me it was for putting in coffee…so naturally, the first thing I thought of was oatmeal. :mrgreen:

Only 2 tsp of the liqueur–but I could smell/taste it in every bite! Definitely will be having a variation of this later on.

Christmas eve:

  • grapes, almonds, almond extra, almond powder, wheatberries, milk, cinnamon

No banana in the house day #1! Good thing there were grapes, and good thing I had the foresight to wash an entire bag the night before so I wouldn’t have to wash any more the next morning!

I definitely like red grapes better than the green or the black kind. So much crunchier and sweeter! Which kind do you guys like better?

Christmas! December 26, 2008

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One day late!

Meant to post yesterday–but didn’t feel like it :mrgreen:

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Cards for my parents! I realized yesterday morning, as I was drawing the card on the left, that I can only draw profiles…good thing I don’t plan on making a living off being an artist!

Anywhoo–oatmeal!

Oatmeal #140: Christmas Oatmeal

Playing with food at its finest XD

  • glutinous rice balls, wheatberries, 0.25 of a small candy cane, sweet walnut soup, milk

Mom made the dough, but I rolled the rice balls myself! Took me an hour to finish rolling out the entire dough–but I’d rather be doing that than my homework! :mrgreen:

Christmas eve ice wine:

In a chinese tea cup! My family is classy 😀

Christmas dinner!

x 2

Buttered corn, stuffing, turkey + gravy, scallopped potatoes & yams, rice + gravy

Wish I could eat like this everyday!

Is anyone actually brave enough to go Boxing Day shopping? XD

Giant Oatmeal Entry December 24, 2008

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It is giant because it’s a catch-up post! 😀

Dec 22

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  • wheatberries!!, white chocolate chips, almonds, cashews, cinnamon

+ hazelnut mocha

I have finally hopped on the wheatberry train! A very chewy train, I might add :mrgreen: [does that even make sense?]

And having chocolate chips in my oatmeal makes my mornings exciting!

Lunch:

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DUMPLINGS! [I had 3 bowls of that stuff in total–would have had more, but we had to go out 😦 ]

Every time I have these, capital letters and exclamation marks are used, because they are awesome!

I added a shitake mushroom and some tofu thing, plus some fish thing 😛 I should find out what those are called!

Exam oatmeal:

The day before my orgo final:

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I made exam art! The molecule depicted above is ethylene 😀

The rest of the other stuff:

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Too lazy to describe every single one of them XD

Oh and there was this:

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I documented the oatmeal making process! XD Too bad it was a failed experiment!

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Yeah…didn’t taste that good…the only thing that saved it were the PB and the peaches…

To finish off:

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Frozen yogurt!

It was so cold that everything in my fridge was frozen XD

The snow over here is ridiculous! I have never seen so much snow in Vancouver! There’s probably two feet of snow by now. Crazy!

What’re people doing for Christmas eve?!