A few weeks back, the fine folks at Nutcase Crunch sent me a sampling of their stuff.
It's a cereal lovers dream! Only 4g of sugar, 6g of carbs, 5g of protein and proudly made right here in the USA.
It would be totally delicious with a just a little coconut or almond milk, but this morning I wanted to dress it up.
Enter: the melon bowl.
Juicy fruit, crunchy nuts, what's not to love?
Nutcase Crunch tastes awesome toasted too! I put a serving in a small dish and microwaved it for about a minute. The flavors of the nuts really become unlocked, combined with a hint of toasted coconut, yum, off the chain.
It was "Make-Up" day at the box. A chance to make-up any of the workouts that were maybe missed throughout the week. This gives all the members a chance to make it on the leader board, as a lot of the workouts we're doing are benchmarks.
Since today marks the 6-year anniversary of my good friend's husbands death, we decided to do a Hero WOD in his honor. I put a 35 minute cap on it, to prevent myself from becoming that asshole.
At the 35 minute mark, I had just finished the 20 knee to elbows, all weight and movements as prescribed. I was happy that a lot of the movements were unbroken: the box jump burpees, the cleans, the front squats, I didn't need to set the bar down. The thrusters I did partition into sets of 5 as well as the overhead squats - I was just getting tired.
I miss my peeps at back in Texas, but it was good to know that I could WOD with them in spirit.
After the WOD, the box held it's Food as Fuel class, a Paleo/Nutrition Q&A session. It was great to go over some of the nutrition basics, how to fuel, fueling for performance, fueling for weight-loss, eating an anti-inflammatory diet, and supplementing. It's got me pumped for The Whole Life Challenge coming up in September! 8 weeks of clean-eating, mobility, training and just plain ass-kickery!
I was so excited when I came home, I made a Roasted Brussels Sprouts, Broccoli and Turkey Bacon Salad.
Key ingredients: grainy mustard, cranberries, and toasted walnuts. I kind of felt like a little genius in the kitchen tonight, and the husband was crazy about it. Uber win, uber win!
In another stroke of genius, I took the middle of the burger out of the burger, and cracked an egg in there instead. Eggs-in-a sirloin-patty-basket?!
Off to bed, Hooverball tomorrow morning at Peidmont Park. If you don't know what that is, no worries, neither do I!