This week is going to be a little out of the norm for this girl because tomorrow I’m off to New York City and then at the end of the week, I’ll be in Boston.
Both trips are for blog-related events and my agenda is full, but I’m really looking forward to visiting two big cities, meeting new people and seeing some of my blogging friends.
I can’t wait!
I’ll be leaving for NYC tomorrow afternoon and will be spending time there for a Fitness Magazine Meet & Tweet blogger event on Wednesday.
I am actually speaking on a panel about blogging with the three amazing women behind these wonderful blogs: Kelly Olexa (she’s also the CEO of FitFluential!), MizFit and Carrots ‘n’ Cake. Public speaking always makes me a little nervous so I hope it goes well!
Actually big events like this often intimidate me because there are so many new faces and I always feel a little awkward introducing myself to people out of the blue. I just try to remind myself that everyone else is probably in a similar boat, right!?
I am also extra excited to head to NYC because I made dinner plans tomorrow night with Merri, one of my very best friends who moved there last year.
(Merri is in the middle in the above picture from my visit to see her in January!)
My trip to Boston is for an event with Reebok on Friday and I’ll be visiting the Reebok headquarters which has me super pumped.
I can’t wait to see what goes on behind the scenes at such a large company. The event is also supposed to include a Crossfit workout and I am anxious to give it a go. Ryan has been asking me to try out Crossfit with him for months now (we’re both very intrigued), but we haven’t just yet, so this will be a new adventure for me!
I hope I don’t collapse.
Since I am going out of town this week, we didn’t load up on a ton of food for the week, so my lunchtime options were rather limited.
I ended up making myself a smoothie that included the following:
- 2 bananas (extra creamy!)
- 1 cup strawberry Greek yogurt
- 1/2 scoop vanilla protein powder
- 3/4 cup milk
Doubling up on the bananas makes smoothies so incredibly creamy.
That last picture is for my fellow Knights out there!
I also had some leftover roasted vegetables on the side.
Random, but it works!
Salsa Trio Recipes
Remember when I blogged about turning my kitchen upside down after playing with tomatoes to develop a recipe for Lipman Produce? I promised that I would share the salsa recipes with you guys when they were available and today is the day!
While I was asked to simply develop one tomato-based recipe, I wanted to have a little fun and ended up creating a salsa trio because I had too many different flavor combinations floating around in my brain and couldn’t reel them in.
You may now find the recipes for the three different salsas on the Lipman website along with a bunch of other delicious looking creations.
Question of the Afternoon
- Have you ever tried Crossfit? Would you want to?