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breakfast, lunch & mac and cheese

saturday=homework day

inbetween my busy typing i got in a little breakfast:

 

  • voskos low fat greek (1st try-winner)
  • honey morning o’s
  • weetibix bran
  • apple , banana
  • honey almond butter
  • 🙂

break number 2 i got in some workout time.

jullian michaels 40 min. 6 week, 6 pack- its a good one!

and

crunch 25 min. ass and abs- also great.

i made some quick fuel to continue on my typing:

it was a great success!

  • the remaining yogurt from this morning
  • spinach
  • spirolina
  • peanut butter
  • the remaining apple and banana
  • 🙂 🙂

we decided to be awesome last night….we snacked on cheese and crackers and we made….

mac and cheese!

we added a few special touches:

look at this cutie: !!

for desert:

i had a brown cow chocolate yogurt with peanutbutter

rye had hagendaas chocolate peanut butter ice cream.

have a beautiful sunday!!

 

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stir fry veggies

after work ryan and i took alice to runyon canyon. it was really a beautfiul day, not to warm, the sun was bright. i was a little on the tired tired side but i pushed it.

later we went to target, we were in need of a replacement coffee pot after our previous one completely lost its bottom….yes the entire bottom of the glass coffee pot just decided to come clean off one day….

i also found some awesome new glasses and bowls too! cant ever go to target without leaving with more than you had intended to.

anyway, i was set on making a delicious bowl of warm veggies for dinner, when we got home, i got to work:

first i prepped some veggies for the week:

while my wonderful husband made me my first baileys over ice!! i added rum. We had stopped by bevmo on our target coffee pot mission and i stumbled upon it. i got the tiny ones, i have been wanting to try it forever….how have i gone held out this long:

i forgot to take a picture before i had nearly finished it all.

then i got to prepping dinner:

ryan sipped on one of his favorites:

i tried something new:

i finished dinner:

veggies over quinoa:

i used both regular and black quinoa with a little butter and a little coconut oil while it cooked.

(notice my new simple but awesome bowl)

  • 3 tablespoons coconut oil
  • veggies: i used japanese eggplant, zucchini, broccoli, cauliflower, carrot and celery
  • 1/2 onion
  • 6 garlic cloves (as much/as little as you like)
  • chinese hot sauce (i use one from whole foods that imitates the one with the rooster, both are good)
  • 1 jalepeno sliced lengthwise with seeds
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • cayenne dashes to taste
  • cilantro to taste

add coconut oil to pan, sautee onion until slightly transparent, season with salt and pepper

add veggies, garlic and jalepeno

add dash of cayenne/cilantro (save some for garnish..i like a lot)

(if mixture become to dry, runs out of oil, add a small amount of water and steam for a min or so, i try not to use to much oil)

when veggies are done to your liking (i like mine just done and not over cooked, very crunch..about 15 min.) hot sauce, sautee for a moment and then add soy.

eat.                                                                     i eat with chopsticks at every opportunity..

i added a few trader joes stoneground crackers, and lots more cayenne.

it was great!

we were happy.

veggie swiss

the photo doesnt do this one justice but let me tell you this sandwich was super. raw zucchini is the new cucumber for me.

veggie swiss:

  • milton’s healthy whole grain
  • 2 slices jarlsberg swiss
  • avocado
  • raw sliced zucchini
  • mixed greens
  • veganese
  • whole grain mustard

dipped in ketchup, rightly so. some may find it odd, i find it delicious.