Nick

Kara

6.02.2009

A meal to share

Tonight for dinner I had some angel hair pasta w/ broccoli, mushrooms, white wine and garlic. After that, I was determining what Bill could have for lunch that we had - since I am trying not to shop this week, and we have all this produce, and many beans and grains. I prepared some lentils yesterday and had leftover quinoa, and here is what I did:

Sauteed some garlic in olive oil, added in the lentils, quinoa, couscous and some brown rice. Add in cumin, salt and pepper. I didn't really measure much...

Voila - Nanners multi grain lentil salad:
The only bad thing is that it was so good, I was eating it at 10pm!! (not even hungry!)

Thank you for all of the ideas for what to use instead of butter. I do already use olive oil, but I should probably get butter out of the house!

Running today - 7.25 miles in the morning (nick asleep whewww!) and 1.35 until Nick woke up in the afternoon.

FOOD EVERYWHERE
You've probably noticed lots of pictures of food, recipes, etc. Since I am not working, I need to focus on SOMEthing.. so that thing is Healthy eating!

IDEAL WEIGHT here I come
I was on the scale this a.m. and was 132 something! It was after running, and yesterday was mid afternoon. Either way, I feel like I'm on the way down. Whew!

5 comments:

  1. I love that your focusing on something! It gives you things to be excited about. Plus it takes your mind off of school.

    Great job with the running. I still dont know how you do it with a baby! :)

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  2. That meal looks good! I'll have to try it. :)

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  3. Looks like you are finding your grove with the food. Nice mileage for the day too!

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  4. I'm glad the scale is moving in the right direction for you...me, not so much lately. Eating too much with the training!

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  5. Great tip: Eat everything off a plate. Even if it's a cereal bar or grapes. It makes you more aware of what you're eating and stops you picking at things. I'm a terrible picker. I'm always scoffing when I'm cooking, taking a handful of sweet cereal from the box or taking a spoonful of something from a jar. I think this is a great tip. It does work...when I can be bothered with it :-):-)

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