Eats from forever!

WOW! I haven’t written a blog post in for-eva!  It’s cause a girl is busy…..I totally understand how people can have this as their full-time job.  This has been my first full week off school and my wordpress is actually cooperating with me…..I couldn’t download pics.  So here are some eats from that last few weeks, heck maybe even months, that I happened to take a pic of and I want to share with you.  Don’t be lazy, get to cookin’ 🙂

Breakfast.  Ezekiel bread w/ organic peanut butter and a banana drizzled with raw honey.  Don’t forget the morning brew!

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Breakfast. Breakfast tacos w/ Ezekiel tortillas. I had plenty to eat 😉

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Lunch. Clean out the fridge.  Beet greens, chopped garlic, grilled chicken, mushrooms, and sliced avocado w/ baby carrots.

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Lunch. Shrimp stir fry (minus the rice)

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Lunch/Dinner. Quiche #1 (mushrooms, garlic, spinach, cheddar cheese) w/ sautéed green beans.

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Lunch. Quiche #2 (mushrooms, jalapenos, onion, spinach, butternut squash) w/ my homemade crust.  Also I made chocolate mousse w/ avocado. 

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Dinner. Grilled Chicken Quarters w/ grilled veggies and homemade potato salad.  The pot salad was da bomb!

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Dinner. Kobe mushroom/swiss burger (minus the bun) w/ bacon-wrapped jalapenos from our garden.

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Dinner. Paleo lasagna made with zucchini instead of lasagna noodles and “cauliflower” ricotta cheese.  These was also da bizzle!

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I have eaten more vegetables in the last month than I have all year.  Seriously, it has been fun trying new recipes.  Now that I have one more week on my hand before my crazy busy July starts, I am sure I will be experimenting even more in the kitchen.

Question: Does anyone have any recipes to share?

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Productive Saturday

We woke up to this!  Ugh…. I absolutely love enjoying my morning coffee and breakfast on the couch in front of either the Today Show or the local news.

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So…..I cooked myself a 3 ingredient pancake (super ripe banana, 2 eggs, 2 tbsp. ground flax) topped with my homemade apple butter.   This apple butter is da bomb.  No seriously… I found this recipe during spring break and had a whole bag of apples to use. (Thanks Ro-dawg) I have put that “shit on everything.” Isn’t that the saying for Frank’s hot sauce or something?!?!  Anyways, this was my view with my morning coffee.

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I know…it sucked.  Really makes you think about how much you count on the TV.  After breakfast I finally gave in and called AT&T.  I was one the damn phone for almost an hour.  Needless to say, they could not fix it over the phone so they were going to send out a technician.  It was nearly 10, and we still had flowers to plant.

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We laid out the flowers before and planting.  In no time we were done.  It really doesn’t take that much time to make your home look nice.

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These were Matt’s favorite.  I would have to agree.  This purple is just gorgeous.

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Finally, we were done and hungry!

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This is what’s for lunch.  Homemade wheat thins, egg salad w/ homemade mayo, guacamole and carrots.  I cooked so much during spring break.  We finally finished it all off.  After lunch we needed to run to pick up our raw milk from our farmer.  We missed the milk man last time so I was anxious to get this deliciousness….

What we bought for $59….

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2 gallons of milk (this is FULL fat milk, nothing skim about it)

2 plain yogurts

3 dozen of fresh eggs

mozzarella chese

sharp cheddar cheese

We will see how long this will last.  We eat so many eggs that we will probably run out until we see the milk man again.  I also plan on making smoothies this week for breakfast, so I hope this milk lasts.  I haven’t made kefir in awhile, so it’s time to get in the kitchen! I am super excited for our date night tonight because it is something we have never done.  Details next time…

Did you have a productive Saturday?