Mustard roasted potatoes … the perfect ending to one of those days.

I have to admit something that I don’t admit often … I tend to be on the bratty side of personalities. I can be moody at times, and get irritated when things don’t go my way. It is something that I work on daily. I try to rein in the brat in me and try to be the kind person that I know that I can be. This blogging thing makes you say the craziest stuff! Anyhow … yesterday was one of those days where I was in a mood. From the moment I woke up, I was running late. I went to make my protein shake and realized that we had no spinach (I normally always blend spinach in my shake)! I had to make the shake with only almond milk and protein powder (poor me, right)?!! Anyhow, while I was shaking the protein and milk together, it shot out of part of the lid and got everywhere…



I then almost tripped over my untied shoes while running like a fool to my car …


I drove my annoyed self to my training session and didn’t know what kind of monsterous workout I was in for. Wholly crap … I thought I was going to die! Just in case you wanted to know, this is what I look like when I’m tired, hot, cranky, hungry and have a raging headache …



Cute right????

Anyhow I went home after getting some spinach at the store, ate this lovely scramble with a slice of Ezekiel toast topped with strawberry jam. 



I was so blasted that I went to sit down on my bed for a few minutes before running all the errands that I needed to run. I ended up waking up 2 hours after I “sat down” whoops!!!! I woke up in a better mood, ran a few errands, and came home with inspiration to make some mustard roasted potatoes! I saw a cooking show awhile back and they were making potatoes with mustard, mayo, sour cream, butter and all kinds of other not so great for you ingredients. I remember thinking to myself that I’d like to change up the recipe one day. Yesterday I did just that! Here is what I did …

I cut up about 6 small to medium red potatoes in large chunks. 



I cut up a few sprigs of fresh thyme and 4 garlic cloves.



I mixed together approx. 2-3 tbsp. of deli mustard and 2-3 tbsp. of dijon mustard (Grey Poupon is my favorite), the minced garlic, and 2 tbsp. of olive oil. 



I put this mixture on the potatoes, with the thyme and tossed together in a baking dish. At first I tried tossing together with a spoon, but it wasn’t coating the potatoes like I wanted, so I threw the spoon to the side and tossed the potatoes with my hands! Much better idea!! 



I baked them in a pre-heated oven at 350 degrees for 45-60 min. They turned out soooo good. They are seriously my new favorite side dish. You must try them!!!



Yesterday taught me that even though the day started bad, It is within my power to turn it around. I took a moment, thought about everything in my life that I am grateful for and because of that, the day ended on a good note and I made a super tasty new recipe to share with everyone! 

On a totally random note … Today I am wearing my Bambi scarf. See how cute it is??!! 



Remember … It’s never too late to turn the day around!!! 



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