Sunday, May 30, 2010

A Lazy Sunday

Evening all! I have been rocking the blogging this weekend. I haven’t been very consistent lately but I feel like I’m in the groove right now so everyone should expect lots of posts from me in the future :)

As per my blog title today was a wonderful, lazy day. Things are going to be very busy over the next few weeks so Matt and I took advantage and had a day with no plans.

When I got up this morning it was rainy and gross so I decided to to use up the last of my pb that I’ve been saving and make Oats in a Jar.

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I put my perfect oatmeal in the last of the pj jar.

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Then topped it was 1/2 a banana.

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And 1 tbsp of chocolate chips.

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Nom! I love oatmeal on chilly, rainy mornings.

After breakfast I spend the rest of the morning watching Matt play some Mario (I needed a break from yesterday’s stress) and did some blog reading. What a great way to spend the morning.

Lunch was an apple quesadilla. I had saw them on Jenny’s blog a few weeks ago and they looked yummy.

I started with one whole wheat tortilla and half and apple sliced.

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I grated some mozza and added it to the top.

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Then added the other tortilla and cooked for about 5-10 mins. Served them with a handful of organic baby tomatoes.

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So cheesy!

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I actually only at about 1/2 of the Quesadilla. It was a little too greasy for me. Mozza is very soft and a little greasy. I think it would have been better with cheddar. I’ll have to try them again sometime.

After lunch Matt decided to watch the Matrix (one of my least favourite movies) so I headed upstairs to read Sookie and maybe take a nice afternoon nap. I’m currently on the fifth (??) book.

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I’m loving these books. Thanks Jaime :)

Mid-afternoon I was feeling hungry so I grabbed some roasted garlic hummus.

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And paired them with some carrots and Stacy’s Pita Chips.

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Supper wasn’t the healthiest but definitely yummy.

Honey Garlic Ribs

This is my dad’s recipe and now Matt makes it for me ever once in a while. Since we had some ribs on hand we decided tonight would be a great night to have some.

We start with some ribs.

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Honey and Honey Garlic Sauce.

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Matt boils the ribs for a 15 mins in a pot then cooks them in the Wok with the sauce and honey.

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This might be the messiest dinner ever for your stove top - haha :P

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Since the ribs are a little on the heavy and sugary side we decided to pair them with a big salad.

In the salad spinner: organic spinach, carrots, cucumber, baby tomatoes, red, yellow and green peppers.

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Served on a plate with some lemon juice and a tbsp of dried cranberries.

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Of course along with the ribs.

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So delicious!

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This is one of my most favourite meals! I don’t get it very often but I love it. If anyone is interested in the full recipe please send me an email at katieshealthydiscovery@gmail.com and I’d be happy to provide it for you.

Now I’m watching sitting next to the husband while he is watching the final Matrix movie. I have lots going on tomorrow including starting Gina’s new four week program Summer Shape Up. She actually started it last week so I’m a week late but still excited to start.

Have a good night everyone.

~ Katie :)

3 comments:

Crystal said...

I'm on the same book right now, I have a feeling I'll have it done in the next few days!! I'm hooked on Sookie and the series :)

Leah @ Simply Fabulous said...

You and I have similar tastes in food! I love everything that you just posted!

Amber (Girl with the red hair) said...

Ummm apple quesadilla? I'm pretty sure that's the BEST IDEA EVER! I must try this asap!!