Boys ‘n Brew

by Angela (Oh She Glows) on April 29, 2009

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See what the boys put me up to!

Ok, ok. For the record I didn’t have my first beer until my order was finished! I don’t drink on the job. :)

Unlike some people

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My baking was a success today! Thank goodness. If I had another disaster like yesterday I would not have been a happy camper.

First, I made my Gluten free and Vegan Flax + Sesame Seed Crackers. These are fun to make and I am going to really expand my cracker line. I LOVE making them!

Here was the process:

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I made fresh dill + Rosemary, Italian Flax, and Flax + Sesame flavours:

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I loved them all and wanted to keep them for myself!

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I loved the dill and rosemary! Next time I am going to sprinkle them with coarse sea salt.

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Next up was my healthy cookies:

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German Dark Chocolate and oh so good:

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I made the following flavours:

  • Dark Chocolate Chunk
  • Vegan carob chip
  • Raisin + walnut
  • Vegan Raisin + walnut + carob chip
  • German White Chocolate Chunk
  • German white + dark chocolate chunk

Eric and I split one of the raisin walnut cookies and it was delicious! It is amazing that they are vegan and low fat!

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After ward I packed up the order and got it ready to go.

I did some paper work for the bakery and worked on Shop 4 a Cause. Then I headed out to the grocery store to pick up some dinner stuff.

Got carbs?

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Holy Dempsters! Stay tuned for the Healthy Way pro cardio squares review tomorrow!

I forgot to take a picture of everything else, but I picked up lean ground beef for the boy’s burgers. I am BBQ’ing tonight! I love BBQ’ing, it is so summery. And it is another sunny and gorgeous day so I will get some nice fresh air. I am going to BBQ a veggie burger for myself and I already have the leftover fresh dill planned for a special sauce.

Untitled-51 April 29th: Squats!! If you are like me, you hate squats, but you can’t deny that they work! I find they are great for toning the butt after a long winter. :) Yup, you guessed it- 3 sets of squats.

Today was an off day for exercise, so I also threw in some side planks in there- one on each side for 45-50 seconds.

See you tomorrow AM for the first Shop 4 a Cause teaser (oh, it’s GOOD!) as well as the details for the Project Glow Challenge!

Have a lovely night!

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Amy April 29, 2009 at 8:03 pm

Wow. Those crackers look delicious. I’m about to head in to the kitchen now to play around with a healthy choc chip cookie recipe.

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Angela (Oh She Glows) April 29, 2009 at 8:05 pm

ohh have fun Amy! :)

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Rebekah April 29, 2009 at 8:14 pm

Those crackers look amazing. It never occurred to me I could make cracker at home! BRILLIANT. I like the beer picture, doing the same myself ;) Thanks for your encouragement by the way. I heart your blot because you are honest, and that is refreshing. Just know it’s appreciated!

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Run sarah April 29, 2009 at 8:14 pm

Your cookies and crackers both look amazing! The cookies look perfectly chewy..

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MaryBe April 29, 2009 at 8:27 pm

Those crackers leave me speechless! I want one right now lol!

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Shelby April 29, 2009 at 9:13 pm

Dayummm Angela! You are so gorgeous, I need to drink some more green smoothies so I can gloe like you =)

Those crackers sound amazing!!!

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brandi April 29, 2009 at 9:14 pm

glad you had baking success – everything looks great!

Oh, I did squats today :) I had my bodypump class. I did 3-5 minutes of squats with 20 lbs on my shoulders. Woo!

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Katrina (gluten free gidget) April 29, 2009 at 9:16 pm

I would totally order those crackers from you! Also, on a totally unrelated note, how do you do squats properly? Thanks!

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Mara @ What's For Dinner? April 29, 2009 at 9:27 pm

GORGEOUS crackers!!! I have a GF friend who would LOVE those!

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Crunchy Granola Girl April 29, 2009 at 9:43 pm

Love the jacket- you’re glowing!

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BethAnn April 29, 2009 at 9:53 pm

Your crackers look so yummy…I wish I had similiar talent in the kitchen! I would never think to make them on my own.

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Runjen April 29, 2009 at 9:57 pm

Your skin is amazing! Tell us what you do!
The crackers look amazing!

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kristisummer April 29, 2009 at 10:18 pm

You look great! Love the pics. Your beer chugging and baking is very impressive lol :)

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Kelsey April 29, 2009 at 10:22 pm

I never got to see the NP post– blame school for not letting me keep up with my blog reading!!

I thought of you today in my most recent post — about peeps — when I said “oh it glows!”

Your baking photographs look SO tasty!!!!!

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carolinebee April 29, 2009 at 10:39 pm

haha I think I like the beer drinkin’ photo JUST as much as the down dog! Beer and yoga= two equally great things :D I love bbq’s too, i hope it turns out great!

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Michelle Hisae April 29, 2009 at 11:27 pm

I love homemade crackers. I’ll have to make a new batch soon! Try basil and sea salt – divine!

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Eat, Live, Love, Dream April 29, 2009 at 11:29 pm

All your bakes look so amazing! What a true gift you have Angela:)

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Elizabeth April 30, 2009 at 1:17 am

Those cookies look and sound amazing! I love me some yummy and healthy cookies!

I love BBQ season too. I just did it tonight and its the best way to cook!

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Leah @ Simply Fabulous Now April 30, 2009 at 2:19 am

Hope you had a fun night!! I just love bbq’ing!!

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Lara (Thinspired) April 30, 2009 at 3:01 am

What a baking extravaganza! Your crackers are so impressive! I’m glad you enjoyed a little beer, it balances out the healthy cookies, right? ;)

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Sophia April 30, 2009 at 4:58 am

Wow…I would love to be in your kitchen right now, breathing in all the heavenly aromas…I’ve tried making crackers once, but failed utterly. yours look perfect, though! I wold love the rosemary and dill ones. yummy! what would you pair them with?

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linds April 30, 2009 at 7:03 am

Holy baked goods! Everything looks just awesome. And you can drink on the job if you want to, no one needs to know… j/k haha

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Heather April 30, 2009 at 7:31 am

What a fun way to spend the day! Glad to hear everything worked out this time. The goods look SOOOO good! Makes me want to come over a visit ;)
You definitely DESERVED that drink! Congrats on the hard work!

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Andrea (Off Her Cork) April 30, 2009 at 8:29 am

What do you use instead of butter in your cookies? I want to start making some vegan cookies as well but don’t know what to replace the butter with! Thanks. :)

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Christina April 30, 2009 at 10:35 am

The crackers look amazing!

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amy (veganissexy) April 30, 2009 at 12:06 pm

Ooooh look at all of those goodies! Hmmmmmm I’ll take an order of those raisen cookies….but with dark chocolate as well, and probably a big package of those crackers too…..YES! Oh how I wish you were my neighbor :) So yummy looking! I love your yellow jacket! I’ve been obsessed with yellow this spring. Glad you joined the boys for a beer….looks really refreshing :)

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Lori January 18, 2015 at 6:28 pm

Crackers look amaaazing! I saw the bag of tortillas and would you happen to know if they are non-gmo? Thank you!

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