January 2008

Gourmet on the Go!

January 29, 2008
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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