Around late morning today, we met up with Matt's parents and MomMom and headed up to the Manasquan Reservoir. On our way, I munched on some grapes and a new Kashi mocha almond granola bar I picked up. Surprisingly, it tasted almost exactly like the mocha coconut granola I made a while ago!
Pay no attention to the badly chipped nail polish. Yikes.
When we got to the reservoir, MomMom hung out at the lodge and read a book while the rest of us completed a 5 mile loop on the walking trails. We couldn't have asked for a more beautiful day.
After our walk, we had a picnic lunch at the lodge where we could enjoy the sunshine and a great view of the water. I packed salads for me and Matt, which included lots of romaine lettuce, carrots, celery, radishes, cherry tomatoes, green peppers, broccoli and about 1 oz. of cubed muenster cheese. I topped mine with a Gardenburger and Matt's with some grilled chicken, and then tossed them both with some balsamic vinegar I packed.
I also packed some Wasa light crackers and homemade hummus. Great lunch for a picnic!
After a few hours at the park, everyone headed back to our place because we had quite the afternoon activity planned...tamale making!
More on these babies tomorrow!