A Blogger’s ABCs

by Holly on September 3, 2009

in breakfast,dinner,giveaway,lunch,recipes,silliness

Big A, little a…what begins with A?  Averie’s Zevia giveaway, a…a…a.

Big B, little b…what begins with B?  Bananas in my overnight oats, b…b…b.

1/2 cup oats
1/4 cup Stonyfield BaNilla yog
1/4 cup POM juice
1/2 cup skim milk
1/4 cup raspberries
1 tbsp. shredded coconut

(soaked overnight)

1 sliced naner
1 crumbled
Vegan Tropical Breakfast Bar
dollop o’ AB



C, C, C, C…cereal seriously tastes crunchy.  Get some free here.  C…c…c.

D-day is definitely 30 days away.

Eat, Live, Run eagerly and enter for an easy copy of Clean Food!

Big F, little f…what begins with F?  Fall flavors at Starbucks are fun, f…f…f.


Nonfat, no whip Pumpkin Spice Latte

Granola is great granted you can gain it free gleefully.

Big H, little h…what begins with H?  Hidden Valley Ranch.  That’s what.


Red potatoes roasted in 1 Hidden Valley Ranch packet + canola oil.

Iowa Girl influences my ingestion of intermittent Starbucks seasonal drinks (see above).

Jenny, Jenny, Jenny juggles jewels, jumpropes and gives away Kay Naturals so generously.

Big K, little k…what begins with K?  Katie kicks the can and kills plates of cake like that.

Big L, little l…what begins with L?  Leftovers for lunch, l…l…l.

Matt makes magic making multiple bloggers much better bloggers with his new major mondo blog.

Big N, little n, what begins with N? Naps.  (I need one).

Organize your Google Readers, blogrolls and links orderly with The Healthy Everythingtarian’s new address: www.thehealthyeverythingtarian.com!

Pitas + Indian-spiced tomatoes prepared perfectly please the palate.


Queen Elizabeth is quite a lady but not quite as a lady as our fave Queen Brit, q…q…q.


Register rapidly at FlaxMatters then reroute to An Apple a Day to reap the rewards!

Big S, little s…what begins with S? Sarah’s surfing the Atlantic soaring over Europe and straight into Russia!  Send her sweet send-offs and soak in Russian culture here!

Tower of totally true chocolate toppled with coconut and together with AB.


Big U, little u…what begins with U? Understand the unusual alliterations on this post may not make sense, u…u…u.


Wisconsin Cheese weds, wows and woos its Parmesan ways with Kashi wheat crackers and AB you say?


Xylophones, xenophobia, x-rays and Xena, Warrior Princess.


Big Y, little y…what begins with Y?  Yummy 75-minute yoga class, yah!

Zucchini zooms zealously into zee mouth.



Katharina September 3, 2009 at 9:01 pm

Ohhh I want a seasonal drink now :) I made a cookie dough flavored tea yesterday (celestial seasonings sooo good you must try!). I love how cozy fall makes me feel. And I say I’m not a biiig chocolate fan, but your chocolate + coconut + AB treat sounds sooo yummy. I love your posts so much Holly. You are so freaking creative. Keep those juices flowing!

Rosey Rebecca September 3, 2009 at 9:16 pm

You’re amazing. Enough said.

Lizzy September 3, 2009 at 9:17 pm

now craving chocolate!!!!!! :)
and those zucchini chips= amazing!!!! were they firm or kinda on the limp side?

Lindsey (Mrs. LC) September 3, 2009 at 9:22 pm

haha cute, love this. :) It reminds me of that game when you look for words in the order of the alphabet on a roadtrip. Except I think Z is a lot easier for a foodie than for a roadtrip. :)

Katie September 3, 2009 at 9:26 pm

Oh my goodness you are so incredible creative!! I would never have the patience to go through the alphabet so methodically like that!! I loved it!!

Leianna September 3, 2009 at 9:30 pm

Wow I would have been lost at D, so creative girl! I want a Pumkin Spice latte from Starbucks, sounds amazing!
I love me some Wisconsin cheese!
Who says happy cows come from California??

janetha September 3, 2009 at 9:36 pm

hahahahahahahahaha. effing love you so much girl.

janetha September 3, 2009 at 9:36 pm

oh and i could comment on it all but i really just want to spend the time re-reading it. outloud.

Whole Body Love September 3, 2009 at 10:09 pm

Chocolate, AB and coconut = pure decadence.

insideiamdancing September 4, 2009 at 12:22 am

L = loving this post
N = not loving that you live so far away :(
U = ummmdiddlyumptios eats :D

Mia {runs and rests} September 4, 2009 at 2:39 am

Xena rules!!! :D LOL.
B is for bananas. B-A-N-A-N-A-S!

Alison September 4, 2009 at 4:14 am

What on earth did I DO before I found you in blogworld?? I have no idea! You are my bloggie soul mate!

Haleigh September 4, 2009 at 5:31 am

What a cute little post :) Yummy-looking potatoes!

Sarah (Running To Slow Things Down) September 4, 2009 at 6:21 am

Girl, you are so amazingly creative. Blog land would be boring without you. :D

Oh, and adding coconut to dark chocolate and nut butter = genius. :D

Whit September 4, 2009 at 6:55 am

ahahahahahahahahahaha, you are SO HILARIOUS. Me loves me ABCS.

brandi September 4, 2009 at 7:50 am

could you mix up a batch of your overnight oats and send them to me? they always sound SO good!

April September 4, 2009 at 8:08 am

Seriously why do your oats always looks soo darn tasty?? Ugh I’m jealous!

And the pumpkin spice latte is out?? Ahh I must go!!

Evan Thomas September 4, 2009 at 9:01 am

Haha, how creative. I’m eating some B-Bananas right now, trying to get O-Organized before I got to T-Target but I keep gettind distracted on F-Facebook. Oi.

Emily (Healthy Fit Mama) September 4, 2009 at 9:01 am

Love this post! I read Dr. Suess’ ABC to my daughter every night. :-)

Low September 4, 2009 at 9:43 am

hahaha, you know I love my alliterations. This post was amazing! LOVE!

Megan (The Runner's Kitchen) September 4, 2009 at 10:19 am

roasted ranch dressing potatoes is a brilliant idea! also, you are my favorite blogger – your writing is so entertaining and original. move to new york so we can be friends in real life!

Gliding Calm September 4, 2009 at 10:28 am

Xena was my hero.

Love them prerty oats!

K September 4, 2009 at 11:09 am

LOVE YOU! Haha this post made my day!

jessica September 4, 2009 at 11:17 am

You amaze me. Seriously!

Umm, HOLLY takes the top spot for most creative food blogga aroundddd! :)

I just wantttt everything in this post. But not so much queen elizabeth! ;) However, the over night oats, roasted potatoes and pumpkin spice latte sound extremely divine right now! xoooo

Angharad (Eating for England) September 4, 2009 at 11:58 am

I just love you more and more with each post and each day. I LOVE that I am queen brit! HA! Take that Liz. Ka-pow!

I’m enjoying the fact that you are Indian-a-fying everything you eat. Good work. You should def try that Biryani recipe I used – delish! And I’m thinking maybe we have to go here next weekend: http://mnvegetarian.com/default.aspx
No idea how to get there but I have heard really awesome things from great sources. Whaddaya reckon?
Love you xxx

Sarah September 4, 2009 at 12:50 pm

I can’t get over your creativity and cleverness! Loved this post!

Your coconut-chocolate treat looks diiiiivine!

Thanks for the shout out, girlie bopper!

Faith September 4, 2009 at 1:30 pm

Oooh, fall flavors are back? I’ll have to check that out ASAP (I love the spiced pumpkin!). You are so funny and creative!

Matt September 4, 2009 at 2:55 pm

Sweet I got to be a letter! Thanks for mentioning my new blog. And this is a great post, you are so good at making stuff fun!

Uncle Tommie Timbertoes September 4, 2009 at 3:49 pm

Buh, buh, buh, buh, buh, buh, buh….Ow! I think I luve you…. girl……

You went to school to learn girl
things you never knew before
like “I” before “E” except after “C”
and why 2 plus 2 makes 4
now, now, now
I’m gonna teach you, teach you, teach you
all about love girl, all about love
sit yourself down, take a seat
all you gotta do is repeat after me

A B C , It’s easy as
1 2 3 , as simple as
do re mi, A B C, 1 2 3
baby you and me girl

Come on and love me just a little bit
I’m gonna teach you how to sing it out
come on, come on, come on
let me tell you what it’s all about
reading, writing, arithmatic
are the branches of the learning tree
but without the roots of love everyday girl
your education ain’t complete
teacher’s gonna show you (she’s gonna show you)
how to get an “A” (na,na,na,na,na,na)
how to spell “me”, “you”, add the two
listen to me baby thats all you got to do

A B C , It’s easy as
1 2 3 , as simple as
do re mi, A B C, 1 2 3
baby you and me girl
A B C it’s easy, it’s like counting up to 3
singing simple melodies
that’s how easy love can be
singing simple melodies
1 2 3 baby you and me

Sit down girl, I think I love ya’
No, get up girl, show me what you can do
Shake it, shake it baby, come on now
Shake it, shake it baby, oooh, oooh
Shake it, shake it baby, yeah
1 2 3 baby, oooh oooh
A B C baby, ah, ah
do re mi baby, wow
thats how easy love can be
A B C it’s easy, it’s like counting up to 3
singing simple melodies
that’s how easy love can be
teacher’s gonna teach you how to
sing it out, sing it out, sing it out baby

Jenny September 4, 2009 at 4:18 pm

See, If I had you around when I was 5 years old I would’ve had no problem learning my ABC’s.

p.s. i adore you <3

Jess September 4, 2009 at 5:28 pm

Love this post! You take amazing photos! Blogger ABC’s, how perfect!? :)
<3 jess

Katie September 4, 2009 at 6:33 pm

Cool post! Glad you got the PSL! Yummy.

I’m seriously digging your indian-spiced tomatoes… nomnomnom.

Erica September 4, 2009 at 6:56 pm

hahahahah your posts always crack me up. Love this one. Seriously- how good does that chocolate w/coconut and AB look? Drooool

Matt September 4, 2009 at 7:45 pm

Lol no way I could do that!

Christina September 4, 2009 at 7:55 pm

true or false? when veggies have grill marks on them- they taste better. regardless of it ACTUALLY does taste better. TRUE. haha

Michal September 5, 2009 at 5:52 am

This has to be one of my favorite blog posts ever! It is so much fun! I remember Xena the warrior princess, my mom used to watch that show. I hope you have a nice labor day weekend (:

holly September 5, 2009 at 8:30 am

GIRL!!!!!!!!!!!!! I got my LARABARS!!! Thanks so much– I already downed the PB&J.. AMAZING!

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