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Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Tues. Oct 9th

Spicy Almond Butter Veggie Blast for Lunch!

Daily Tidbit:  Eating certain foods to improve your mood?  Okay! 



Frosted Shredded Mini-Wheats with Walnuts

Breakfast: Frosted Shredded Mini-Wheats with Walnuts & Milk
1 cup Frosted Shredded Mini-Wheats
1 cup Fat Free Milk
2 tbsp Plain Chopped Walnuts
5 oz. Orange Juice
Regular Coffee, black


Spicy Almond Butter Veggie Blast

Lunch: Spicy Almond Butter Veggie Blast!
Bag of plain frozen Veggies (Carrots, Broccoli, Pea Pods, Red Peppers, Water Chestnuts, Onions, Mushrooms, Baby Corn) thrown into a hot pan and covered until thawed and warm.  Adding 1 tbsp Canola Oil, 1/2 cup Kidney Beans, 1/2 cup Spaghetti Squash, 2 tbsp Creamy Unsalted All Natural Almond Butter, 1/4 cup Low Sodium Soy Sauce, Red Pepper Flake to taste and stirring it all together until mixed well and hot!
Plain Green Tea, hot

Hummus with Carrots & Zucchini

Snack: Hummus with Raw Zucchini & Baby Carrots, Water with Lemon



Snack: 1 cup of Plain Popcorn (popped in brown paper bag in microwave for 2.5 minutes), Water with Lemon


Slice of Arugula Prosciutto Balsamic Thin Crust Pizza

Dinner: Dinner out with a Friend
1/2 of a large Arugula Salad with Goat Cheese, Walnuts, & Heirloom Beets in a Vinaigrette

2 slices Thin Crust Pizza with Arugula, Prosciutto, Fresh Mozzarella, Shaved Parmesan and drizzled with a Balsamic Reduction (pic of 1 slice above)
1 slice Thin Crust Pizza with Sausage, Mushrooms, Mozzarella & Truffle Oil
Water with Lime

*Both Pizzas were 12 inches, so slightly larger than a Personal sized pizza


Dessert: Nothing after all that Pizza!




Plain Hummus Recipe:

Into food processor put:

1 small clove Garlic

1 can Chick Peas (drained, rinsed)

2 tbsp Tahini

Juice from 1/2 Lemon

Salt, to taste

While processing stream in 2 tbsp EVOO.  Add cold water 1 tbsp at a time if needed to attain desired consistency.

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