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Saturday… and its fridgid! 3/20

21 Mar

Man, waking up to frigid cold temps, and blowing snow is so not cool! Right when we got out of bed, you could just feel the draft of cold air in the house. To warm us up, breakfast was the trio-Pancake special. Using the Honey whole wheat just add water mix, we made a blueberry turbinado oat pancake, a PB walnut reeses one, and a creamy coconut one.

Served alongside a green tea latte.

We were about 15 minutes late to work this morning, because we stopped to get Dr.Scholes shoe inserts, and pick up New Moon. lol R u gelling? Cuz were jellin like melon. Our work shoes majorly suck and kill your feet, to stand on them for 9 hours. By the end of the day they feel broken. But with these inserts man, there is no going back. They give so much cushion and support.

Lunch was simply leftover chile verde poured over a salad, an orange, and some PB filled pretzels

Court is liken her lunch, and a break=) Her shirt says “Donuts Shmonuts Eat a bagel.”

While we waited for our dad to come pick us up, we sat on the curb outside of Einstein’s, and split this Cliff bar.

Then, on the way home we picked up the mail, and got a new magazine. This baby was read while having a small chai tea, and PB graham cracker sandwich.

About and hour and a half later, we met up for Dinner at 6:45 with all of the family at Olive Garden, to celebrate Karstee and Travis’s B-day’s. It was a fun get together, and Court and I both ordered Gnocchi Soup. When we got home we did cake and ice-cream, then all watched New Moon by the fire. The movie got over at like 11:30, so we hurried to bed since we had to get up in only a few hours.

The luck of the Irish…

18 Mar

HAPPY ST. PATRICK’S DAY!!!!!

Oh boy did this morning feel amazing! We got to sleep as late as our bodies would let us, then wake up with nothing much really on the plate to do. So we took our time making and enjoying breakfast. This mornings breakfast was a Superfood Blueberry Pie Smoothie in a cup, with some toast.

Smoothie:

  • 1 Yoplait Thick n’ Creamy Blueberry Pie Yogurt
  • Almond Milk
  • Silken tofu
  • Blueberries
  • 1 banana
  • Spinach
  • Wheat Germ
  • Flax Seeds
  • Vanilla Whey protein

The toast were so good. The Bread was apple cinnamon flavored from Sprouts, and all natural ingredients. One slice was topped with homemade raw cashew butter, and the other side was raspberry preserves.

After breakfast, we did our Insanity Recovery day workout, and then baked.

It is not only St. Patrick’s Day, it is our older sister Karstee’s birthday. So we made her favorite cake Cherry Chip into some really cute Cupcakes. And we made them really healthy by using apple sauce in place of oil, and all egg whites. They were super moist!

And then decorated to perfection of course=) Cohitney could so open a bakery… What do you think ehhh? lol

For lunch we met up with Karstee, and went to Subway. We both enjoyed an Oven Roasted Chicken breast sandwich on flatbread with tomato, bell peppers, onion, and spinach. So good!

Afternoon Snack: We split the Maple Cliff bar(Taste just like a stack of pancakes with maple syrup) We heated ours in the microwave, so much better. mmm

Lookey what finally came in the mail, our Vegetarian Times Mag, yay! There are so many good recipes I can not wait to try out.

For dinner tonight, since we are Irish, we honored that by making Shepherd’s pie from this recipe:

Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 cup)

Ingredients

  • 2  cups  prepared mashed potatoes (such as Simply Potatoes)
  • 3/4  pound  ground sirloin  (Instead used Morning Star Soy Crumbles)
  • 3/4  cup  picante sauce
  • 1/3  cup  water
  • 1  tablespoon  ground cumin
  • 2  teaspoons  sugar
  • 1/8  teaspoon  salt
  • 1  (15-ounce) can kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1/2  cup  (2 ounces) preshredded reduced-fat extrasharp cheddar cheese

Preparation

Prepare mashed potatoes according to package directions; keep warm.

Cook beef in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until browned, stirring to crumble. Stir in picante sauce, water, cumin, sugar, salt, and beans; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer until mixture thickens (about 5 minutes).

Remove from heat. Spoon mashed potatoes over meat mixture, and sprinkle with cheese. Cover and let stand 2 minutes or until cheese melts.

Nutritional Information

Calories:
279 (19% from fat)
Fat:
6g (sat 2.2g,mono 2.2g,poly 0.5g)
Protein:
25.7g
Carbohydrate:
30.5g
Fiber:
8g
Cholesterol:
48mg
Iron:
2.2mg
Sodium:
699mg
Calcium:
88mg

 

Dessert: One of K’s cupcakes and some Breyer’s natural Butter Pecan Ice cream