Super Awesome

It was snowing crazy ice pellets this morning that kept hitting the window and woke me up!  I went to the grocery store after it had [mostly] stopped.  A few hours later I looked outside to see this crazyness! 

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It doesn’t look like much but it was totally snowing like crazy.

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I wanted to try one of my new veggie finds for dinner so I grabbed the 3 pepper and onion blend.  This blend and the broccoli/cauliflower mix I bought cost less than the ONE bell pepper I originally had in my cart. 

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I sauteed a cup of it (only 25 calories!) in a skillet with some chicken and cajun spice before topping millet mixed with two tablespoons of parmesan and some buffalo sauce with it.

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It gave the chicken the chewy texture like if it’s been cooked into soup, I guess from the ice on the veggies, but other than that it was excellent (and super super easy!)

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I’m not sure if I’ve talked about this yet, but I totally won some free Simply Juice coupons from Free Sample Freak.  The first kind I got was raspberry lemonade and it’s awesome!  I had a cup of it with dinner

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Truth is, I’m completely addicted to tv.  It’s insane how many shows I watch.  However, when time came to choose a cable company I weighed the pros and cons of actually getting cable.  I could use the money I would be spending on tv and get super awesome fast internet and watch tv there instead, so that’s what I did. 

I keep a running tally of which shows I have to watch each week and watch them as I have time, except for Glee, I ALWAYS watch Glee the second it comes out.  I’m addicted. 

Tonight I sat down and watched Off The Map while I ate.  What a great episode!  I really like this show, but it seems like the kind of show I like that never has a long run.  I think they may have redeemed themselves this week!

I’m off to strike more off my list!  See you tomorrow!

– Me flower

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Minus the Purple Vomit

I was camping out with my space heater and had a candle that the wick was completely burned up so i decided to improvise!  It made the whole house smell like cinnamon!

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This, is an excellent way to utilize your ABin5 dough.

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I took chicken, bell pepper, and green onion and sautéed them until the chicken was fully cooked.  While this was going on I rolled out a ball of dough (using LOTS of extra flour, it’s sticky!) and topped it with a slice of provolone and some buffalo sauce.  I added the chicken and wrapped it up and popped it in the oven at 400* for 20 minutes.

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Somehow all the sauce ran out onto the Silpat, but it was still excellent.

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I just finished Glee!  How awesome was that episode?  I was a little concerned at first, but it ended amazingly.  I liked it.  Minus the purple vomit.  Eww.

Now, I’m curled up in bed with my hot pack (it literally never leaves my side!) and a cup of chai tea.

Big things are going to happen tomorrow, I know it!

– Me flower

All Wrapped Up

For the first time ever, I made what i had on the menu for today.

I’ve been making buffalo chicken wraps ever since I tried them at a restaurant a few years ago, but they made theirs with fried chicken and I make it with sautéed chicken.  I normally make it with queso fresco, but the grocery store didn’t have any the other day.  Boo!

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  • Chicken
  • Flour Tortillas
  • Plain Yogurt (or sour cream)
  • Provolone
  • Romaine
  • Buffalo Sauce

I cooked the chicken in a skillet until completely cooked through and added the buffalo sauce at the end.  Then I took the tortillas and spread the yogurt (sour cream) on it and added half of a slice of provolone before pouring the chicken on top and rolled it like a burrito.  I normally stuff the romaine in the wrap as well, but I wanted to have it as a salad instead.

This is a super easy, very filling meal.  Enjoy!

– Me flower

Excitement!

I got to talk to my best friend for a whole hour today!! YAYAYAYAYAYAY bounce  I miss her!

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I am absolutely terrible at making meal plans!  I finally sat down and planned all my dinners for these two weeks and I am failing at it!  Every night I look at what I have planned and say…no thanks, I want something else tonight!

This was one of those nights.

I was planning on scallops tonight, but it just didn’t seem like a fish night and all I could think about was chicken parmesan!

I took two chicken tenderloins and dipped them in flour, egg and milk mix, and bread crumbs mixed with parmesan cheese and Italian spices.

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Then I baked them at 350*

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I wanted my pasta to have a bit of a kick so I added some minced jalapenos to amp up the spice.

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The chicken was awesome!  It would be so good on top of a salad!

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The jalapenos went well with the pasta.  I’m definitely doing that again!

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Total calories for today: 1234.67 

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If the weather is nice this weekend I want to go to the park!  During college I spent so much time reading scientific books and journals that I really lost my love of reading.  I’d really like to rediscover it again, as it was really something I enjoyed. 

They’re predicting thunder storms though. umbrellaMaybe I’ll curl up on the patio with my book and watch the storm.  That sounds wonderful.