Good Mood Food

by Cait on June 2, 2012

We had a big day!

We were up early and out the house to take this little nugget back to her mom’s house!

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I’m going to miss her!

We stopped at our favorite bagel place on the way to get some fuel for the road –

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I got a wheat bagel with egg and ham and it totally hit the spot.

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Plus an iced coffee with soymilk (and an Starbucks Via Iced Coffee sample…too sweet for me) to go alongside:

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We met my sister at an Arby’s in South Carolina that was halfway from both Atlanta and North Carolina.  I think she was happy to have Clara back!

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Since we were already at Arby’s and it was nearly 1pm, Chad and I decided it would be as good a place as any to grab some lunch since we had plans to stop at the Gaffney Outlets on the way home.

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I LOVE their curly fries.

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And while Chad got them, I somehow managed to stay away from them and enjoyed a decently healthy meal for a fast food place!

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I chose the roast turkey and swiss sandwich on whole wheat which I really enjoyed.  The sandwich was HUGE and really filling!

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And some crispy apple bites to go alongside –

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The apples came with some strawberry yogurt to dip them in…but for something that really could’ve just been yogurt + strawberry puree, the ingredient list was a little too long for my liking so I tossed it aside.

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I also thought it was kinda cool to see this on the table:

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Good to know if you’re traveling that you can check out for healthy options!

Then we hit the outlets!

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We managed to leave with just one bag…so I’d consider it a [financial] success!

We relaxed for a little while when we got home (well, I relaxed while Chad went for a 7 mile run) and then showered, dressed and headed out for a little date night!

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We chose to go to an Indian restaurant that I’ve been dying to try called Copper

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I started out with a class of cabernet:

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Some naan with 3 types of dipping sauce:

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And a salad:

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Then we both got the chicken tikka masala:

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Despite this dish being one of the least healthy, I figure that it’s worth it to treat yourself once in a while – I go out to Indian restaurants about once a year, so I figure…when in Rome!

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And oh my goodness was it ever worth it,

Alongside we got a bit more naan (plain and roti) for dipping:

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We ended the night with a little something sweet from Menchie’s

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Perfect end to the evening!

Happy Saturday everyone :)

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