Pumpkin Cake and Omelets

March 5, 2012 at 10:29 am 3 comments

Morning! I’m running late this morning, so I’m trying to fly through this post to get started with my day!

Yesterday I tried out a new snack that I saw pinned on Pinterest that I think was from an article on Shape.com. It was 2 minutes Pumpkin Cake! All of you know my obsession with pumpkin, so I had to try it out!

1/2 cup of pumpkin, 1/4 cup of egg whites, splenda, and pumpkin pie spice went into a mug. I microwaved it for 2 minutes, and out came pumpkiny goodness! Of course I had to add a little something on top. Enter 2 tbs of light cool whip! 🙂

90 calories with cool whip, and 70 calories without it!

Fast forward to this morning…

Alarm went off at 6, and I was at the gym by 6:30. I ran/walked on the treadmill for 20 minutes to warm up and then did a circuit that took about 35 minutes.

After showering, Chad asked if I wanted an omelet. He makes them all the time for his breakfast, but I always say no so I can make my usual breakfast sandwich. But today, I agreed to let him make me one, and I’m so glad I did!

1. Yes, he always cooks shirtless. 2. I know you’re jealous of our kitchen.

My omelet had 2 eggs, turkey bacon, onions, and fat free mozzarella cheese. It was delish!

I’ve had my 2 cups of coffee, so now it’s time for me to get some work done!

Thanks for reading!


Entry filed under: Diet and Exercise, Life, Recipes.

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3 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Jenny  |  March 7, 2012 at 3:17 pm

    This looks really good.. Yesterday was the day that I didn’t feel like eating my regular dinner.. I didn’t feel like eating meat for dinner, do I decided to go for an egg beater spinach omelet.. And I guess now I have to try your pumpking cake, which looks good as well!

    • 2. gkennington  |  March 7, 2012 at 4:02 pm

      I have those same nights when I just don’t feel like eating normal “dinner food,” so I’ll make some oatmeal or french toast. I swear I could eat breakfast for every meal of the day! 🙂

  • 3. What the rapture looks like | Eat, Sweat, Sing  |  March 11, 2012 at 5:36 pm

    […] to have snack number 2 for today before I head back to church tonight. I’m think maybe some 2 minute pumpkin cake?? Don’t judge me if you read tomorrow that I ate ice cream again while watching TWD tonight, […]


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Hello, I'm Grace! I'm a 24 year old living in a small town in Alabama. I'm married and have the most amazing job teaching music to elementary students. I blog about healthy eating, exercising, running, and the random things that happen in my life. I've recently completed my second half marathon and can't wait to pursue that 26.2!

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