Hah! So my camera decided to give me back all my pictures today! Very funny, camera, OK? But hey, at least I have good pictures now!
So let's jump right in to some of my food over the last few days, that I wanted to show you before. A few nights ago, I made a dinner that felt fancy to me:
brussel sprouts with hummus,
chips and salsa and of course, I rocked this white wine.
(Don't mind the coffee pot in the upper left corner--my counter tops are small!)
I mixed salsa with Greek yogurt (it's REALLY good, especially for cutting the heat from more spicy salsas) and dipped multigrain Food Should Taste Good chips into it.
And my other extremely successful dinner of this week was Indian food! (Or at least, the easy but healthy and delicious kind!)
I prepped a whole pan of zucchini and mushrooms and sauteed them a bit in EVOO and garlic:
Then I dumped this Kook's Vindaloo sauce over top of them and let it simmer for a long time (~20 minutes?)
The sauce is quite spicy, but lucky for me, I like spicy! :) What's your opinion of spicy food?
Isn't it beautiful?!
Over top of brown rice I made that was a sample in my Pittsburgh Half Marathon goody bag. It came in the most adorable little single person, 4 oz bag.
I think I had 2 or three (small) platefuls of this:
And most of my breakfasts lately have included smoothies, as I discovered the appeal of the Green Monster. (I'm only like 3 years late, I know...!)
Full fat cheddar (I don't buy lowfat cheese any more!) on whole wheat, with a blueberry green monster and coffee! Most of my breakfasts have looked exactly like that, except for sometimes I put Peanut butter on the toast if that sounds better on any given morning.
And one slightly different breakfast (on Monday before my 40 mile bike ride) was:
Slathered in ketchup
OK, I'm off to shower and then go teach. Tomorrow I'm taking my car in to get the brake pads replaced! They are SOOO worn down and desperately need to be replaced!! Here's to hoping that I get to both teaching studios safely today! Luckily, I really don't have to drive all that far (probably a totally of 15 miles today) so I should be OK. UGH though--not fun having your car shudder as you try to stop!!
Have a lovely day!