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…

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

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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 …

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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. 

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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. 

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

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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. 

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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!! 

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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!!!

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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??!! 

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

xoxo 

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