November 2007

New Lunch Spot!

November 28, 2007

FABULOUS lunch!!! I discovered this place called Crisp a few weeks ago and had the most amazing split pea soup there (here’s the old post) and so I decided to go back with a friend and the husband. I had another WONDERFUL soup: Red Beet!!! I struck up a conversation with the chef behind the […]

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Morning in the Future!

November 28, 2007

As many of you know, I live in Charlotte, North Carolina. We just got our first form of mass transportation – a lightrail – and the first line opened over the weekend. I was scared to ride it, but the station is a mile from my house and goes right to my office building, so […]

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The Surprise Ingredient

November 28, 2007

Canned Clams!!! Audience responds with “EWWWWWW!!!” Linguine in a Tomato Clam Sauce with Zucchini, Jalapeño, Capers and Spinach The husband LOVED it!!! Run: Got off work around 2 p.m. and came home to relax. Around 3, husband and I went for our run. I made the mistake of trying to run too far on too […]

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Lunch, and Lunch!?

November 27, 2007

I’m here, barely awake! My body feels like I have the flu going on 5-6 hours of sleep. People: DO NOT SKIMP ON SLEEP! It’s sooooo important to your health! I can’t believe how much worse I feel than usual, and I only got a few less hours! Guess my body needs every minute. I’ll […]

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Early Morning Oats

November 27, 2007

Peanut Butter Walnut Pear Oatmeal Recipe! Here’s my oatmeal recipe. Sometimes I switch the walnuts to slivered almonds and I change out the pear to banana, apple, or frozen fruit sometimes, but this is the general gist of it: 1/2 cup old fashioned oats 1/2 cup skim milk 1/2 cup water 4-5 oz chopped bosc […]

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Thanksgiving Leftovers…..Or Was It???

November 27, 2007

Cranberry-Walnut Chicken Rice Salad Tonight was a mish-mosh of a dinner. We were supposed to have leftover turkey, but our families ate it all the day after Turkey Day!! So husband baked some chicken breasts this afternoon for tonight’s planned Turkey and Wild Rice Salad. We just used the recipe as a guide though. We […]

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Warm Afternoon Snack

November 26, 2007

I was freezing again (I’m only wearing 1 layer today = big mistake!) so I had my hot chocolate at 3:15 – a little earlier than usual. I think I really missed my yogurt at lunch because my stomach never really got rid of all of its hunger. I like the cold, wet weight of […]

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