Thursday, February 11, 2016

No Food Porn Today

One crow for sorrow,
Two crows for mirth,
Three for a funeral,
Four for a birth ...

Oh,wait ... they
Are seagulls.
Never mind.

Monday, February 8, 2016

Feb 8

Chicken, pea pod, mushroom tomato stir-fry with pearl barley. 368 cal

Sunday, February 7, 2016

Feb 7

Single crust bunny meat pie, onions, carrots, mushrooms. 470 cal

[actually made this for Friday night, been nibbling each night since :-) ]

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Feb 2

Broccoli, Kale, Diced Tomatoes, Mini Meatballs, Pearled Barley, 440 cal
Happy Brigid's Day

Monday, February 1, 2016

Feb 1

Mushroom and spinach omelet with baked butternut squash on the side. 384 cal.

Friday, January 29, 2016

Jan 29

Beef (round steak), barley, mushrooms, baby spinach and grape tomatoes. 429 calories

Monday, January 25, 2016

Jan 25

A slow cooker stew of lamb, onions, carrots, mushrooms and barley. If I eat a quarter of what is in the pot, it is 283 calories. Going to add a little bread and maybe some baby spinach too.

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Jan 21

Turkey mole and Mexican rice that Luisa made for me

342 calories of yumminess.

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Jan 20

Third quarter of the pulled chicken with chopped broccoli and half of a baked potato. 445 calories. Would have been 410 but I wanted a bit of butter tonight. :-)

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Jan 19

More of the shredded chicken heated up in my homemade BBQ sauce, the last of the mushrooms sauteed with a hint of nutmeg, steamed chopped broccoli. Again under 400 calories. :-)

Jan 18

Today's deliciousness is "BBQ" pulled chicken, steamed kale and cheesy sauteed mushrooms.394 calories. Not too shabby, eh?

If anyone comments on this and asks for the recipes, I will provide them. Otherwise, this blog is just for me ;-)

Sunday, January 17, 2016

New, healthy Me plan

As part of my new, healthy me (I hesitate to call it a weight loss but that's how it is supposed to come out) plan, I will be posting here, and on Instagram, photos and recipes of meals and/or dishes that I've made. Whew! How's that for a run on sentence, eh?

From here out, the posts will be separated but I started the DOING 5 days ago and only started the BLOGGING today. [days missing are either leftovers or eating out or I ate something not conducive to weight loss that I am ignoring.]

Jan 13 --

A simple saute of mushrooms with steamed kale and a small piece of round steak that was cooked in my George Foreman grill.

Jan 15 --

A stir-fry of mushrooms, green beans and chicken tenders with grape tomatoes added to steam a few minutes at the end. I made white rice too, because I had company that night. [note to self: try really hard to NOT have rice or pasta as a regular thing.]

Jan 16 --

I sauteed mushrooms with onions and wilted baby kale on top of it. Another little round steak, courtesy of George Foreman and left over rice. [ note to self: pay more attention to Jan 15's note to self!]

Jan 17 --

My take on Shakshuka, a Middle Eastern egg dish, usually for breakfast I think. 

Turkey EmpaƱadas

My sister gave me,among other things, a 5" empaƱada maker for Christmas. I decided tonight's dinner would be the perfect time t...