So I’ve been doing a whole lot of not cooking lately. I know, I know. Just yesterday I posted the Chipotle Cheddar Burgers, but those were made a few times in the weeks leading up to Thanksgiving. Once my long weekend began (last Wednesday), I’ve only done baking in my kitchen. That means I’ve gone out to eat A LOT, way more than usual. Sure, I’ll make eggs in the morning, but that hardly counts as cooking; you know what I mean? I thought it would be fun to put together a WIAW post for today since it’s been awhile since I’ve done that.
First though, let’s start with the little man. He’s totally been digging his new cup.
As a Nuby Parent Blogger, I receive some of their new products from time to time. He’s drinking from the Insulated Stainless Steel No-Spill™ Flip-it™ with 360 Weighted Straw. I love it for several reasons. First of all, it’s stainless steel and I prefer William not to use plastic whenever possible for drinks or food. Second of all, the 360 weighted straw allows him to drink from any angle and reaches the water even when there’s not a lot left. There’s the “Clik-it™” where you actually hear the “click” to know it’s locked. It keeps water cool up to ten hours and it’s BPA free. William loves playing with the flip it lid and opening and closing it. Oh, and it’s survived several throw downs when William is in his high chair and decides he’s finished.
So that’s what William’s been into lately. Now let’s talk about all the food I’ve been eating and not cooking.
Yesterday morning we had a lovely baby shower before school for a sweet co-worker and breakfast was served. I helped myself to a piece of egg casserole and a muffin.
With a cup of coffee on the side (and cake at lunch).
During Thanksgiving break, I had a nice girls lunch with one of my good friends. We went to Crushed Red as they have phenomenal chopped salads. I went with a large “Health Nut” salad and ate every last bite.
It was good, but I should have added some more protein to it. It included broccoli, edamame, carrots, almonds, cranberries, and chickpeas with spinach and romaine. Raspberry vinaigrette on the side.
The dinner I’ll highlight is from Crown Candy. I mentioned it in Monday’s post, but it’s worth showing you for the dinner portion of today’s WIAW. Crown Candy was featured on The Food Network for their BLT.
Like a pound of bacon on it, for real. BLT’s don’t do much for me, but if you’re into them then it’s worth ordering. Crown Candy is a fun place to visit for the experience. It’s old fashioned and has mini jute boxes on the table, a candy counter, and they’re also famous for their homemade shakes with real ice cream. THAT did not disappoint.
Chocolate marshmallow? YES! And they’re huge. That large cup filled up three glasses. We ordered a strawberry shake when we finished that, and William had his first milkshake experience.
Slurps, smiles, and full bellies all around!
Have you been cooking a lot lately or going out to eat more? I’ve got to get back in the kitchen!