Lynda’s World Market Mini Haul

I’ll just start off by saying that I love going to World Market. Mainly for the food and beverage items they have, but I also like looking at all the random trinkets and kitchenware they sell too. On this particular trip, I bought 6 items, all from the food and beverage section. Here they are!

 Kimmy Classic Seasoned Seaweed, 8-Pack, $1.99

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I love seaweed snacks! If you can tolerate the taste, I definitely recommend eating more of it. While seaweed contains vitamins A and C, a snack, such as the size of these packs I purchased, doesn’t really contain enough to have any real effect, however, seaweed contains a ton of iodine! Iodine is important in maintaining a healthy thyroid, and many other basic foods don’t contain it.

I let two people at one of my jobs try these, and they both thought these were gross, however, I love them, and I definitely think it’s an acquired taste. When I was in sixth grade, my best friend moved to Japan because her dad was stationed there, and she would send me Japanese care packages, which I loved getting! They always included a variety of Asian snack foods and candy, and these were one of the things I became addicted to and searched for near me (not this particular brand, just seaweed snacks in general).

Also, if you’re a calorie counter, these are only 15 calories per pack, and they are a good snack for appetite management.


Nyakers Ginger Snaps, Orange flavor, $1.99

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I have yet to try these, but they looked delicious, so I picked them up. They are made in Sweden, and I think they will go great with my hot tea.

 Meiji Chococones, $3.99

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I get these, or something similar to these, just about every time I step into World Market. I love them! They are small cone-shaped cookies covered in a layer of milk chocolate, and then then in a layer of dark chocolate. What’s not to love?! Those same people that hated the seaweed really loved these, just so you know.

 Lindeman’s Peach Lambic Beer, $5.99

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Lindeman’s raspberry beer was the first beer I ever tried that I actually liked. I know, you can all hate on me for not liking beer, but I’m sorry, I just don’t like the taste of it. I know. I’m a weirdo. However, I have liked all of the Lambic beer’s I’ve tried (which isn’t many). I haven’t had this peach flavor yet, but I liked everything else by Lindeman’s so I thought I’d give it a try!

Koala’s March Chocolate Cookies, $1.29

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Can you sense my Asian theme? I just really like chocolate cookies made by Asian companies. These happen to be thin cookie puffs filled with chocolate. They are like cute little koala pillows filled with NOM!

Somersaults, Dutch Cocoa, $1.79

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These were marked down, and since I had never tried them before, now was my chance. I’ve seen them before, and actually stumbled across a website that mentioned them, but I never actually purchased them because there was always something else next to them on the shelf that I wanted to try more.

They are actually really, really good! The first one is kinda blah, but the more you eat, the better they get. Just my opinion though. The main ingredient is sunflower seeds, and they are quite nutritious, so I don’t even feel bad about eating them right out of the bag!


What I Ate Wednesday, 3/26/14

Hey guys! Long time no see blog? I’m sorry I have been so absent from the blog lately, a lot has been happening! Luckily, Lynda Lou was blogging away about her fun adventures in Florida, so hopefully my absence wasn’t too noticeable. My Wednesday was a bit different than usual because I am still getting used to my new work schedule. I got a job! Well, I already had a job at the coffee shop, of course, but now I am working a second job 3 or 4 days a week. The exciting part is that this new job is a step towards getting into a career in holistic health and wellness that will utilize my degree in nutrition. For now, I am doing front desk work, but there are so many opportunities to learn and grow, so I’m pretty stoked. Hey, you’ve gotta start somewhere, right! Anyway, my point in telling you all of that is to explain why my WIAW this week is pretty lame. It’s because this is my first full week of working my new job and I have been getting home around 7:30 and I guess I was not prepared for how tired sitting at a desk all day could make a person! Okay, I’m done rambling….here’s my food!


IMG_20140326_091955_328IMG_20140326_080506_822I started my morning around 7:30 with a large cup of Vanilla Bean coffee from World Market with some organic half and half. About an hour later I made my usual oatmeal because I haven’t gone grocery shopping and there wasn’t really any other options…not that I would have chosen another option anyway. I made it slightly different this time by using a little brown sugar, but still used cinnamon, banana slices, and walnuts. I also drank water out of my little kids Hello Kitty cup that I love so much. I swear Lynda and I are adults, we just like kid things, okay!


IMG_20140326_121533_703 (1)Lunch was boring, again because I have no food in the house right now. I do, however, always seem to have cans of tuna and oatmeal, and luckily I still had some apples left from my last grocery store trip. I made myself tuna salad with Sundried Tomato Wheat Thins. I also sliced up a granny smith apple and drank more water. To see how I make my tuna salad check out my WIAW post from a while back.

After eating this I headed to work. On Wednesdays I work at my new job from 1-7pm. This was my first Wednesday working there, so I didn’t think about the fact that I would have to go around 6 hours without food. Next week I will definitely bring a snack because I was ravenous by the time I got off!


IMG_20140326_195248_315Because I was starving to death and there is a Chipotle very close to where I work, that seemed like the best idea for dinner. I ordered a burrito bowl with chicken, brown rice, black beans, the hot sauce (whatever that is), pico de gallo, and lettuce. I drove home and somehow managed to snap a picture of this deliciousness before I completely devoured it. I then laid on the couch in a food coma and watched a couple episodes of Bates Motel with Preston.


IMG_20140327_145635_252Even though I really wasn’t hungry after all the food I ate for dinner, I ate some ice cream anyway. This is why you shouldn’t starve yourself throughout the day! Because you will just eat and eat like a little piggy, like me. 🙂 This is not just any ice cream though, guys! This is girl scout cookie ice cream in the Samoas flavor, which happens to be my favorite girl scout cookie! YUM!! I promise I didn’t eat the whole container, but I just didn’t get a picture of the ice cream in my bowl. It will be a bittersweet moment when this ice cream is finally gone.

Well, that is everything I ate this Wednesday. I don’t think my food choices were too bad considering my lack of groceries in the house and my late work day.  I really try to limit eating out during the week, so I failed in that regard, but at least it wasn’t Bojangles and it also contained at least two vegetables! Great success! hehe I’ll be sure to plan my meals out for next week and I’ll be heading to the grocery store soon.

Have a good rest of the week!

Bows and Arrows,