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Real life meet-up time!

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Before leaving for dinner, I first had to get through my workday.  I resorted to two afternoon snacks… mostly because I was bored and munchy.  Of course, I had yogurt and granola.

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And I had a small bowl of Grape Nuts.

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This evening, Meghann, Melissa, and I met up for a very fun dinner at Ethos, a hippie vegan restaurant near downtown Orlando.

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It was very good!  I was impressed by the menu.  You wouldn’t have been able to tell my meal was vegan at all!

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I had pecan-encrusted eggplant, steamed veggies, and mashed potatoes with gravy.  How do they make vegan gravy, anyway?

 

After dinner, we headed over to a fro-yo place called Cefiore.

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I can’t believe 1 oz. of this stuff only has 25 calories (and it’s fat free!).  I got the mini serving, which worked out to about 100 calories of lovely, delicious, creamy yogurt.

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The topping options are awesome. I had blackberries, strawberries, and coconut.

 

This is what happens when three bloggers get together:

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Good night! Time to get my race-face on before tomorrow’s 5K!

{ 23 comments }

 

  • Maggie January 23, 2009, 8:30 pm

    Hehe, that’s adorable! Glad you guys had fun šŸ™‚

  • Heather McD (Heather Eats Almond Butter) January 23, 2009, 8:31 pm

    Ha – so funny, all the cameras. Looks like a fun night. All the vegan gravy recipes I’ve seen involve cashews and nutritional yeast.

  • talesofexpansion January 23, 2009, 8:33 pm

    haha, such a cute bloggers-at-work photo.
    i love creative vegan food! pecan-crusted eggplant?????? How delicious was that?

  • Justine January 23, 2009, 8:37 pm

    I wish they had a cool restaurant like that here in Houston! Maybe I’ll see if there IS one!

    Good luck at the 5k tomorrow! Can’t wait to hear how it goes with all you bloggers!

  • just me January 23, 2009, 8:39 pm

    we rock w/ our cameras. haha!

  • jenngirl January 23, 2009, 8:47 pm

    haha that last picture is amazing…glad y’all had fun!!

    good luck in the race tomorrow šŸ™‚

  • Meghann January 23, 2009, 8:54 pm

    LOVE YOU! Can’t wait to kick your butt at the race tomorrow!

  • Meg January 23, 2009, 9:06 pm

    How awesome to meet Melissa! Good luck tomorrow!

  • Jess :) January 23, 2009, 9:14 pm

    Oh that sounds awesome šŸ™‚ So cute šŸ™‚ Glad you had a blast!
    <3 jess šŸ™‚
    xxx

  • greendogwine January 23, 2009, 9:33 pm

    Very fun!

    I wish we had great fro yo place around here – the best we’ve got is Dairy Queen, or a speciality ice cream store that only has 2 flavors!

    Looks like a great night – good luck tomorrow!

  • Oh She Glows January 23, 2009, 9:43 pm

    Love your new blog!!! Great name šŸ™‚

    Good luck on your 5k race tomorrow! I’m sure you will blow them away once again.

  • Erica January 23, 2009, 9:48 pm

    hahahaha I love the pics of them taking pics. Too funny. Again, good luck tomorrow šŸ˜‰

  • Mica January 23, 2009, 11:15 pm

    Good luck tomorrow!

    What a fun night. Any night with fro yo is awesome!

  • Elizabeth(thelongweigh) January 23, 2009, 11:35 pm

    Sounds like a fun night! It’s so interesting to see all the cool places people have to eat in their cities!

    I love the blogging picture!

  • inmytummy January 24, 2009, 5:42 am

    I had that type of fro-yo last night too. Yum. Good luck at your race.

  • VeggieGirl January 24, 2009, 6:04 am

    Fabulous meet-up and eats!!

    BEST OF LUCK IN THE 5K!!!

  • robinbb January 24, 2009, 6:08 am

    Yummy, I am drooling at your pictures. And at every recipe on your blog. I am so happy to have found such an informative blog. Thanks for posting all your information!

  • seeleelive (for the love of peanut butter) January 24, 2009, 6:20 am

    Im so jealous I couldnt come hahaha!
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    looks like so much fun!!

  • brandi January 24, 2009, 6:45 am

    Love the pic of all you guys with your cameras out šŸ™‚

    Good luck to all of you tomorrow!!!

    We need a fro-yo place here

  • kirsten January 24, 2009, 8:42 am

    that vegan food looks so good ! awesome race time !! šŸ™‚

  • Nicole (anotheronebitesthecrust.wordpress.com) January 24, 2009, 2:13 pm

    Awesome meetup! That restaurant looks really great.

    I love the picture of the bloggers in action. It brought me major lols at the blogger meetup I went to when we were all taking tons of photos šŸ˜€

  • lauren January 24, 2009, 6:30 pm

    YUM! your dish at the vegan place looks great.

  • seesaraheat January 26, 2009, 12:37 pm

    Ah, I love Ce Fiore! We have one here in Ky — hopefully it’ll be warm soon so I’ll feel like going there, haha.

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