And then YOGA!! I was late getting there from work due to a last minute project, but Emily and I got to whiz around the parking lot a few times to enjoy our 50* weather and catch up before going into the studio for an hour hot vinyasa flow class with Tanner. Class was good – nice and flowy!
I came home drenched to fine Matt had made an awesome dinner! He had cooked some of the pieces and i put them all together to make one great texture combo:
Matt slow-roasted some sweet potatoes. This is THE BEST method for cooking them but I often forget about it!! It’s called "low and slow" and I think the technique comes from Cooks Illustrated. Basically you rub thick sweet potato slices in some oil, salt and pepper and then roast at 350* for 30 minutes and then bump up the heat to 400* for the last 20. I guess 50 minutes at 400* would burn the outside too much. This method makes them like little pillows – almost like ravioli! Suppppper soft on the inside and almost crispy on the outside. That brown stuff is not maple – it’s sweet potato sap!
The main dish was a sautee of tempeh cubes and TJ’s bagged greens with a little tamari and Cajun seasoning. Topped with nutritional yeast!
I don’t really know anything more about nutritional yeast that Google can’t tell you better, but it’s kind of like a cross between powdered mac and cheese sauce, Weetabix and fish food!! It’s good – very cheesy! And healthy, so I read. You can make cheese sauces with it or just put it on flakey like I did tonight.
My little friend’s friend-of-a-friend joined me for dinner tonight!
To cleanse and please my palate, I savored the very last Vosges Peanut Butter Bonbon. One of THE BEST chocolates ever!!! I will definitely get more of these in the future (if my chocolate stash ever runs low and needs replenishing!!)
TOMORROW I am going to work at Great Harvest in the morning!!! Something I am loooong overdue to do! But when you’re busy the last thing you want to do is work on a Saturday! But I know once I’m there it will be fun, and I really need to start learning the ropes and this was a good weekend for both of us. I’m going to have breakfast there (WARM BREAD!) and then run on the greenway afterwards, so I’m not sure when you’ll see me. But I’ll see ya when I see ya!
Going to finish Twilight in bed!!