Marvelous in my Monday – a wedding celebration, new workouts&sunbathing

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22. July 2013 by swissfitchick

Happy Monday friends!!

Thank you Katie for Hosting MIMM once more!!

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Let’s jump right into the weekend recap without further small talk.

Friday was my day off, and also the civil marriage of Sandro’s brother. I started my day with a good hour of Tara Stile’s yoga sessions, I absolutely love it!!

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Fueled up with my favorite pancake recipe. I knew there wouldn’t be lunch, so I wanted to make sure my belly is full!

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Curd Cheese Pancakes

Dolled up before the ceremony, summerstyle. I made the hair first – you know the donuts? SO convenient for summer and to create a bigger bun.

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Then celebrating with a huge BBQ party, friends and drinks!! It was lovely and so much fun. Gotta love the Summernights!

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We came home late and I passed out as soon as I touched my pillow. Sleeping in was much needed. When I got up, I took advantage of the morning breeze and went out for a run, followed by Jill’s Birthday Workout! Oh my. INTENSE. I try to add in one workout a week where I do something completely new or just something I don’t usually do in my workout routine. So this weekend it was this Jillfit workout and a few rounds on the TRX. SO SORE.

I love Jill’s blog, she has the BEST and most simple ways to explain how to train effectively, how to lead a healthy lifestyle and to be true to you. I read all her articles, she’s such an inspiration!!

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Saturday was spent at the lake. What else? Summer Weekends here just always look like this. Workout, a swim, breakfast, sunbathing, a swim, reading, chatting, eating, a swim. And then hitting a little BBQ at home.

I mixed my salad greens with my favorite summer dressing: 1 handful rasperries, 1 tbsp honey mustard, 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar, 1 tbsp apple vinegar, 1 tbsp olive oil, juice of half a lemon, pepper, dill, parsley, ginger, chives and a dash of sea salt. Blend all. So fresh and delicious!

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Sunday was lake time again…..sorry, so boring. A little fotoshooting happened….

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…and we met this lovely family!!

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I took my agenda with me, so I could plan out my workouts and a few meals for next week. I figured, that it is much easier to not overtrain if I plan my workouts and stick to the plan all week, no matter what. 2 restdays are planned!!

IMG_4289Later, when we got back I prepped a few meals, blogged and chilled. Easy Sunday.

Blueberry Protein Pancakes…..

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…take away style…..

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….blending Superfood Smoothies….

Cucumber, Spinach, Raspberries, Blueberries, Ginger, Flaxseed, Coconut Water

Cucumber, Spinach, Raspberries, Blueberries, Ginger, Flaxseed, Coconut Water

….lunch, dinner and dessert/snack!

Defrosted Hummus, Blueberry Eggwhite Bites (recipe coming!!), Roasted Chicken with Veggies

Defrosted Hummus, Blueberry Eggwhite Bites (recipe coming!!), Roasted Chicken with Veggies

….AND then it was time for dinner.

Starter was fresh Tuna Sashimi, they had it at the store, loved it!!

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…main course was a remake of my Shirataki-Zucchini-Noodle Bowl. It’s soooo good!! I am  little obsessed to be honest.

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Before the sun went down, we ended our weekend with a last evening swim. BLISS!

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….and here you have it – my weekend!

I hope you have a fabulous start into this week. Smile if you wake up and are healthy!! We all struggle sometimes and we all have our down times. If you go through rough times, I am sending you loads of power and love!

Have a great day!

xxx

Lucie

What is your favorite food to grill? 

Do you like swimming? 

Favorite hairstyle? 

34 thoughts on “Marvelous in my Monday – a wedding celebration, new workouts&sunbathing

  1. Talk about the most perfect an fun weekend! Oh & look at you, looking all gorgeous!!

    ps. I love your bathing suit! Did you order online?🙂

  2. Looks like the perfect weekend! Nice to see that other people make Tara Stiles playlist into their own yoga hour at home. I love to do that🙂 It is so versatile and fit’s into every morning. And how pretty your protein pancakes turned out! What recipe did you use for them?

  3. Sounds like you had a wonderful weekend – I love the outfit your wore to the wedding (and how gorgeous is your bikini!). I love chicken on the grill, or prawns! Have a nice week Lucie🙂

  4. Looking stunning, Lucie :)! Those blueberry pancakes look AMAZ- any chance of a recipe? As for my favorite food to grill, there are TOO many to choose from: onions, chicken fillets, salmon, portabello mushrooms, squash & zucchini!

    • Thank you so much Kushboo!
      These Pancakes are so easy: 3 eggwhites, 1 scoop Perfect Fit Protein Powder, 1 handful blueberries, and cinnamon. Mix and cook!

  5. Danielle says:

    What is the secret to those pancakes?! They always look amazing! Love the hair too, so pretty!

  6. Looks like an absolutely fabulous weekend! I love starting off my day with yoga (or a nice long walk) right away in the morning. Also, I love your dress! Looks like you had such a fun time🙂

  7. You look amazing in that cute swim suit girl! Food looks delicious and that hair style is super cute. The thing that really caught my eye were the Marilyn pictures. I’m a HUGE fan and love love love her. I’ve ready every book I can on her.

  8. jillconyers says:

    I love to grill seafood and vegetables. Yum! In fact we’re having grilled salmon and grilled veggies for dinner tonight🙂

    Your pancakes look amazing!

  9. I love your big bun and your cute bikini! Happy MIMM!

  10. kepotts says:

    Looks like you had a FUN & PRODUCTIVE weekend, nothing better! You look adorable in the dress above & I love the “donut” hair, I need to do it more often to mine. And seafood & veggies on the grill = WIN! Happy Monday Lucie!

  11. What a gorgeous weekend Lucie. And you look stunning in your pictures!

  12. What a lovely weekend! I love the bun. My daughter’s dance hairdo actually used the donut to make a bun. I need to try using it in my hair!

  13. cottercrunch says:

    you look fit and fab my friend. and you sound marvelous. what a great weekend to be had!

  14. Your swimming suit is SO cute!! I love those bottoms.

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  17. cottercrunch says:

    that is a perfect weekend! and you look great. Dolled up and bikini time! Can summer last forever? please

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