Tuesday, October 29, 2013

WOD - October 29, 2013 & Pumpkin seeds

I am so out of the loop these last few days - I literally have had no time to blog (I should say to blog with much substance!) or read blogs or comment like I always try to...do you ever feel the pressure of being a "blogger"?  I really don't have that much responsibility or anything (in terms of blogging), but sometimes I feel a little overwhelmed!

That aside, I had a great walk/jog this morning with my little one in the jogger stroller.  We had about 30 minutes before Mommy & Me (and I knew this was my only time to workout today!) so I wanted to make it count:

I had set out to walk - it's seriously awkward and HARD to run while pushing the stroller! - but then I changed my mind and decided to do about 90 seconds jog/30 seconds walk.  My stats were:
  • Mile 1: 12:44 (average 4.7 mph)
  • Mile 2: 10:55 (average 5.5 mpj)
Not too shabby for pushing the little (30+ lbs is NOT little! lol) guy!

Oh, and I mentioned yesterday that my hubby carved the pumpkin last night - he actually just gutted it (so gross!) and he and my older one will carve something Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle related later tonight...then I can show you guys the final product.

I did, however, roast the pumpkin seeds last night....and I'm a little embarrassed to say that they are almost gone! What is it about them....so salty and delicious!!  Please tell me they are super healthy and you burn most of their calories while chewing them ;)

I washed them in a strainer and tried to pick away all of the pumpkin flesh - but I didn't get too crazy about it.  I laid them on a baking sheet (that I had sprayed with Pam) and coated the seeds liberally with EVOO and salt.

I baked them for about 17 minutes in a 400*F oven and they were perfectly done!

SO yum!!

Alright, we're off to a PTO party at my older one's school, so at least I don't have to worry about dinner tonight!!

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I really love the CommentLuv plug-in and I wanted those that comment on my posts to be able to advertise their recent posts too!  That's the main reason I switched from the regular blogger comment template!  It's so easy to use too!

I'll be back tomorrow with more!