Scenes From the Weekend and Swanson 45th Anniversary Giveaway

The weekend was a good one. The Orioles were in town so we mixed in a little relaxing with a lot of baseball fun.

Pyramid Breweries Hefeweizen

He got the glass. I got the pitcher πŸ˜‰ Ha! Ready for some O’s action!

Pyramid Breweries Dinner

Part of our Orioles-watching spread!

Ambitious Kitchen Chocolate Chip Coconut Banana Bread

My very first banana bread! [say whaaaaattttt?!] Awesome recipe from Ambitious Kitchen.

Ambitious Kitchen Chocolate Chip Coconut Banana Bread Sliced

With peanut butter chips and coconut!

The Laughing Cow Salami Pedroni Balsamic Jelly Lundberg

A new favorite snack –> brown rice cake + white cheddar Laughing Cow wedge +
balsamic jelly + salami.

Berkeley California

Gloomy but nice morning on a 5 mile run. Whoop whoop!

Baltimore Orioles

Bringing Birdland to us!

Baltimore Orioles Oakland Athletics

We played nice. After some words.

Baltimore Orioles Rally Glasses

Rally glasses since I didn’t have a hat.. and how I felt by the end of that game.
Had nothing to do with the beer…..

After a fun weekend like this, I’m always happy to get back to my normal routine and healthy eats. A bunch of my favorite ingredients that I use everyday, I actually get online, so when Swanson Vitamins reached out to me to help celebrate their 45th Anniversary, I was psyched!

Swanson Vitamins 45 Anniversary

Not only were they were generous enough to give me $45 to spend on some of my favorite items, they’re also giving one of you the chance to win a $45 gift card too!

Enter here for your chance to win!

Need some new fancy nut butters? Protein powder? Coffee? Vitamins? BOOM! It’s a one-stop shop! And don’t forget to check out their 45 Healthy Food Sweepstakes.

Weekly Meal Plan

Sunday – Out!
Monday – Baked turkey Italian meatballs with fresh papparaelle pasta for him/zoodles for me & no-cook tomato sauce
TuesdayQuick Honey Ginger Pineapple and Summer Veggie Chicken Stir Fry with Caramelized Cashews
WednesdayMustard balsamic chicken with potato wedges and roasted asparagus
Thursday – Leftovers
Friday – Out!
Saturday – Leftovers

Food for Thought

What fun things did you do over the weekend?

51 thoughts on “Scenes From the Weekend and Swanson 45th Anniversary Giveaway

  1. I’ve never tasted salami & jelly as a pair before.. but i’ll take your word that it’s delicious πŸ™‚

    Fun things from the weekend: Well we ended up with a different bed set then the one we were originally going to purchase from IKEA. Along with a whole new bed set (bed, wardrome close, 2 end tables, mirror & dresser), we got a new tv & fridge for the new place. Can’t wait for it to all be delivered & installed in 8 days πŸ™‚

  2. I’ve been here in St. Petersburg, FL on a trip for work getting to study wild dolphins. Florida is HOT, especially when out on a boat for 4-5 hours at time. Regardless it’s been an amazing experience and I’ve learned tons!

  3. Swanson is definitely the company of the day hehe πŸ™‚ Happy birthday! I would love to try the plant protein, that would really help my body recover from my high mileage! I can’t believe you only just made banana bread! Looks yummy though. I saw your snack on instagram, and was intrigued……it does sound like it would be very good….may need to find some rice cakes πŸ™‚ My weekend was wonderful….and now I have my 16 mile long run as I pushed it back from yesterday!

  4. I haven’t made banana bread in ages. Love going to baseball games. Looks like you had a fun weekend. I got to spend a lot of time with my sister and scored some awesome bargains at DSW. And Swansons is great for so many things. I usually end up ordering things like stevia, chia and/or flax seeds.

  5. On my life bucket list: pose with one of those huge mascots. Now I just need to find one…
    I’m the worst at making choices but I’d definitely order Annie’s Cheddar Bunnies because a blend has been teasing me with them forever.

  6. Never attempted banana bread….i have a habit of drastically changing a recipe so everything i bake turns to blah:) Have you ever tried a rice cake with turkey, jelly, and blue cheese??? HEEAAVVAANNN πŸ™‚

  7. What a fun weekend! I’m recovering from a long. fun filled weekend as well. Always fun but exhausting at my old age πŸ˜‰ So hard to choose what I’d order… Probably almond flour as I always need that!

  8. Your banana bread looks fantastic! We had a lazy weekend, with some time at the pool yesterday. Just waiting for this baby to show up!

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  10. I love Swanson products! They have the best products for the best value. I’ve been a long time customer! Just sayin’!!!!

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