Tuesday, February 22, 2011

I haven’t forgotten about you!

Hey guys!

Wow, what  a crazy week it’s been!  We have already been married for a week!!  And in that week we have traveled back home (to ugly nasty snow), I’ve done 1 exam and have 3 more to go in the next 2 weeks.   Life is busy!!  But I haven’t forgotten about you guys!!

Are you interested in seeing more wedding/trip pictures?  I don’t want to keep adding them if no one is interested?!  

I know you are all interested in what was eaten while there though!  The resort, which was the RIU EMERALD BAY in Mazatlan was awesome and had fantastic food!

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Every morning my plate was filled with pico de gallo, fresh pineapple jam, pineapple, a bagel or fresh corn tortillas, lox, and usually an egg white!!   SO GOOD!   I didn’t happen to snap any pictures of it though!

On the morning after our wedding, they brought us breakfast in bed, and it was a feast!

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Most of it I couldn’t eat, but there was French toast, regular toast, ham and cheese omelette with beans and hash browns, fruit platter and fruit cup, mimosas and coffee with amaretto!

I SO WISH I could have eaten this…  But the beans had cheese all through them and the omelette was full of cheese! I did have a hash brown and it was fantastic!

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The fruit cup was awesome though!

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Lunch and dinner were pretty much the same beasts…  Guacamole, fresh salsa, pineapple, ceviche, fresh salads, Mexican food and seafood galore!

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If I could eat this way forever I would have!! (if there was sushi included somewhere!)

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I squirted lime on pretty much everything!! Makes it taste so fresh!

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Looks good hey? 

For our rehearsal dinner, we booked in at the Asian restaurant… here is my plate…

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It was pretty good, but not as good as the buffet…

Included – raw fish, salad, glass noodles, calamari, un-picture sushi rolls (not good)… hardly any veggies because they didn’t serve many that weren’t deep fried (at this restaurant)

 

I also sampled quite a few drinks!! 

Fresh mango margarita anyone?

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How about some fresh coconut water?

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$2.50 for the whole coconut… I paid him more though, as I snapped a bunch of photos!

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This coconut weighed about 5 pounds… and once we got back to the resort, it quickly became the communal coconut!!!  Everyone had a sip!!

It’s pretty safe to say the food was awesome,  the view from breakfast was pretty beautiful too…

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I found it pretty easy to eat dairy free with all the buffets!  I sniffled a few times as typically the beans and sometimes the guac had cheese sprinkled on it… but otherwise it' was pretty good!!  Only 1 upset tummy the whole time, which is good for me!!

Anyways, hope you enjoyed this little adventure of food!!   I’m drooling looking at all these pictures! Today for lunch I made Mexican rice and pico de gallo and for dinner I am heating up some refried beans and corn tortillas and we’re having a Mexican feast!!

I' promise to post recipes soon!!!  And also a recap of Salsa and Salsa’s excursion!! (SO FUN!)

Remember to let me know if you want to see more wedding recaps!! 

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11 comments:

  1. Holy guacamole, Jess! This all looks AMAZING! xxoo

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  2. YES to more photos!! I want to see them all !! :)

    this looks just lovely... the food all looks amazing - I LOVE fresh coconut - how fun! XXO

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  3. mmm, looks delicious! glad you had so much fun and had good food too!

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  4. looks so delicious! glad you had such a great time and had good food too! (love the wedding pics that i've seen so far!)

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  5. That food looks absolutely incredible!!! And, yes, I definitely want to see more photos and recaps!!!!!!

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  6. The day after meal looks awesome!!! :o)

    Truth is, I can't tell you what I ate the next morning. I just know that I wolfed it down so that we could start our morning after shoot before 8AM.

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  7. You are making me miss mexico so much, there's no shame in eating guac and salsa with every meal and excessive mexican feasts....yum!

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  8. I laughed in delight when I saw the picture to show just how awesome your room upgrade was! Lucky you guys! Totally deserving though :)

    Looks like you found some great eats. That coconut is hudgeeeeeeee!!!!

    Yes to more wedding pics :)

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  9. I want to see all the wedding pictures, hon!!! :) And wow those eats look fan-freakin-tastic! :)

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  10. MMh mexican food is so delish. I'm jealous of your fresh coconut!! Of course we want to see more wedding photos!! :-)

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  11. Congratulations on the new marriage! What a wonderful trip. My husband and I will be celebrating our 30th anniversary in September. It's been a lot of years with happy memories. I wish you the best of luck!

    Kristi

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