Quick and Sweaty With a Sweet

Good Morning and Happy Tuesday Everyone 🙂

As you all know, my evenings sans Zach include an embarrassing amount of bad TV.  True story. Well, I almost had a panic attack last night as I turned on the TV and our OnDemand was not functioning.  THE HORROR!


Thankfully, the torture only lasted one show and everything was good in the world again.  Teen Mom — here I come!

{Exaggerate much, Ashley?}

Thankfully, I had some wonderful food to distract me, even during the “scare.”


A strawberry shortcake roll that has literal strawberries, cream cheese, cucumbers, tempura shrimp and ell I believe.  It’s amazing.  But not as amazing as the sweet treat I made last night staring a new favorite ingredient:


That’s right, this one is a good one.  I’ll be back later this afternoon with the recipe.  It’s one you don’t want to miss.

This Morning

I stayed up later than I normally do watching Lindsey on OWN {judging can continue now . . . }, so waking up this morning came a little quicker than I’d like.  Either way, I got myself out of bed after one snooze and got to movin.


I did a repeat of the hill and sprint interval workout from last week for a little over 3 miles total.


The workout includes a quick warm up, diving straight into a hill routine, an endurance routine, a hill/sprint routine, and then a cooldown.  It’s a good one!

0:00-6:30 4.5 0.0 Warmup
6:30-7:30 5.0 0.0 Begin Incline Run Section
7:30-8:30 5.0 15.0
8:30-9:30 5.0 0.0
9:30-10:30 6.0 10.0
10:30-11:00 5.0 0.0
11:00-11:30 7.0-9.0 5.0
11:30-12:30 3.0 0.0 End Incline Run Section
12:30-13:30 3.0-4.0 0.0 Begin Sprints and Walks Section
13:30-14:30 8.0-10.0 0.0
14:30-15:15 3.0 0.0
15:15-16:00 8.5 0.0
16:00-16:30 3.0 0.0
16:30-17:00 9.0 0.0
17:00-18:00 3.0 0.0 End Sprints and Walks Section
18:00-19:00 6.0 0.0 Begin Endurance Section
19:00-20:00 6.5 0.0
20:00-21:00 7.0 0.0
21:00-22:00 7.5 0.0
22:00-23:00 8.0 0.0
23:00-24:00 3.0 0.0 End Endurance Section
24:00-24:30 6.0 0.0 Start Flat and Hills Section
24:30-25:00 6.0 6.0
25:00-25:30 6.0 0.0
25:30-26:00 8.0 0.0
26:00-26:30 3.0 0.0
26:30-27:00 7.0 0.0
27:00-27:30 7.0 6.0
27:30-28:00 7.0 0.0
28:00-28:30 8.5 0.0
28:30-29:00 3.0 0.0 End Flat and Hills Section
29:00-34:00 4.0 0.0 Cooldown

Followed by 5o incline sit ups


I finished a sweaty mess in the best way possible, ready to tackle the day!

Back Later with a new favorite cookie recipe 🙂

Question of the Morning: Favorite TJ’s Goodie?  Now that they’re back in my life I need tips!

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22 thoughts on “Quick and Sweaty With a Sweet

  1. I adore cookie butter, can’t wait for the recipe! I could probably go on for ages about my favorite trader joe’s treats but I particularly adore their mini pb chocolate cups and their dunkers chocolate chip cookies.

  2. Ohhhhh cookie butter. She is a cruel mistress haha. I am obsessed with everything at TJ’s, but their chocolate covered pretzels are a personal favorite. Also, your run made me crave a good interval workout.

  3. Have you seen the cookie butter MIXED with a Nutella-like chocolate swirl at your Trader Joe’s? I haven’t tried it yet but I’m sure I’ll give in soon.

  4. Lol trashy TV is the best. I went home yesterday with bad sinus issues and trashy TV was my jam. I love TJ’s fresh pizza dough, but I think you buy yours at Sprouts (our Sprouts is too far for me to go when I’m at home). Can’t wait for your recipe! And lovin’ the new layout cutie!

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