January 2008

Gourmet on the Go!

January 29, 2008

I think I’m finally figuring out how to pack the quality lunches I ate while working full time in my new transportable, microwave-free, on-the-go lifestyle. The secret is being creative with zip lock bags and plates. Today I packed my leftovers from last night’s tabbouleh into one bag along with another bag of spinach and […]

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Memories of Fall

January 29, 2008

Pear + Date Oatmeal with Pumpkin Tea This was the best bowl of oatmeal I’ve had in a long time!!! I used to make pear oatmeal a lot this fall when pears were cheap and abundant. We also had a bag of dates this fall, which I think make a GREAT addition to oatmeal! I […]

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A Hand’s On Dinner!

January 28, 2008

Quinoa Shrimp Tabbouleh Lettuce Wraps What fun this dinner was – very hands on and messy but fun! I saw tabbouleh somewhere a week ago and thought it would make a nice balance to this week’s soups and stews. I browsed the internet for ideas, and this is what we came up with: I wanted […]

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Delicious Lunch!

January 28, 2008

I decided that I really like Physiology. It’s SO fun to learn all these processes, even when they are way too complicated. We’re doing the Krebs cycle and Glycolysis right now, so perhaps I will change my opinion when we start the Cardiovascular and Skeletal Systems… Check out the two great pages the husband has […]

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Organized Monday

January 28, 2008

I feel organized today – most of my work complete, to-do list reviewed, a new jewelry sorting system underway, dishes done, things at right angles…. 8) Pre-Workout Started the day with a mini pancake and jam – Workout If you want to know how good my sense of smell is: This morning I walked into […]

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Soup + A Movie

January 27, 2008

Winter Vegetable Stew with Whole Wheat Couscous Yet another winter comfort meal! Here’s the recipe we modeled ours after from Cooking Light. Our version included the following: 2 carrots 1 large stalk 1 large turnip 1/2 a medium butternut squash 1 cup chicken broth 3 cups water 3 cloves garlic ~3 cups kale 3/4 cup […]

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B + L

January 27, 2008

I can’t believe it’s 1:45 and I’m just now getting to my breakfast post (and lunch too). Time is flying today! Breakfast I got up early again and got my Stats assignment and some Chemistry done while sipping hot tea Around 8:00 I had oats as usual, but with a different combination today – pear, […]

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