5 Things Friday [Things I Bought Yesterday]

Good Morning and TGIF! I do have half the day off tomorrow and am spending it travelling to my cousin’s bridal shower. I ordered her gift yesterday #procrastination and got it overnighted so it comes today. I hope they can fit it in my box because I will be at work until 7:30pm and will be unable to get it from the office.

Fingers are CROSSED!

Yesterday I did some much needed shopping for the week. This 5 things Friday will feature five of the things that I bought and what I plan to make with them. Maybe if I write it out here, I will be more inclined to follow through with said purchases.

Crossing those fingers again!

1.) Blueberries

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I have been on a total blueberry kick the past week. I started eating cereal for breakfast again, and love to top it with either berries or bananas. Spring means berries. The blue variety have kept me happy 🙂

2.) Biscoff Spread

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This is the Wegmans version of cookie butter. It tastes exactly the same, but has been toted as a dip for biscotti. I wish I knew about this before, because they have sold it for a long time. I bought a new jar, because I am using it as a frosting for the brownies I made last night. Tune into Monday for another brownie recipe (hint: only like 5 ingredients!!)

3.) Daiya Cheese

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I have been on the beans and cheese train this past week and am still hitting it hard. I am making slow cooker beans today (I hope they turn out right) and needed more cheese with which to mix them with. It’s just so comforting!

4.) Black Rice

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This is my new grain of the week. I have had rice before, but the black color really drew me in. When I want more than just beans and cheese, I add rice. Sounds simple right? I cannot wait to see what my meals will look like this week using this. Rice is getting EMO!

5.) Ezekiel 4:9 Almond Cereal

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I love this cereal so much but had yet to try the Almond variety. The reason I like it is because it is more of a granola type cereal, so it pairs really well with the berries. I usually pour cereal in the bowl and top it with berries, however recently, I’ve poured berries in the bowl first and then topped with cereal. The craving for berries + the love of cereal is completely satisfied.

What were the last five things you bought?

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10 comments

  1. Clustery granola-type cereal is my favorite so I bet I’d love the Ezekiel cereal! And black rice is so interesting…I’ve had it mixed into pilafs but never by itself. I wonder how it compares nutritionally to white and brown rice?

    And 5 things I bought…hmmm…
    yogurt, bananas, strawberries, and if we’re not talking just food, a maxi skirt and grey v-neck 🙂

    • I have been looking for a maxi skirt. I’m waiting to see if the maxi dress is in again this summer before I buy another 😉

  2. Did the beans and cheese cook well together? How is Daiya as leftovers?

    Hmm – five things: ProBars, Dates, Salad Dressing, Dark Chocolate and Cucumbers 🙂

    • Beans and cheese are THE BEST combination comfort food I’ve ever had! It is like mac and cheese, but more hearty and nutty. I really enjoy it!
      I recently made pitas with cucumber in them and they were so refreshing! I forget about them as veggies because they are mostly water, but I was sure glad I had them!

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