Morning everyone! Well, this weekend was a photo-less WHIRLWIND! It started with a double whammy of Body Jam class AND CRAZY INTENSE Power Yoga, followed by a wedding Saturday night, fast forward to a Christening Sunday afternoon and a birthday celebration Sunday night. PHEW! It was a very full & festive 48 hours, to say the leastJ I tried to eat as many LITTLE bites as possible & enjoy without overdoing it, and I think I succeeded since I didn't feel gross & full on Monday morning (unlike LAST "2 Easter dinners" weekendJ) But like usual, it was back to normal come Monday AM!
8:00am: Hot Lemon Water
I don't make this that often since I don't find it nearly as filling as oatmeal, but it was a nice change-up (and a good use for leftover brown rice if you have some in your fridge.) I added a pinch of cornstarch to thicken up the milk and make it very rice pudding-y...and rice pudding for breakfast? Sounds OK to me.
1:00pm: Lunch- Turkey tenders with 2 laughing cow cheeses
3:30pm: Snack- Apple (no picture)
5:30pm: Dinner- Grilled Chicken & Kale Salad
I thought yesterday was one of those "pretty cutting board" days ...
...with LOTS of colors everywhere!
And I DO mean EVERYwhereJ
HOURS later I found myself STILL thinking about how great this salad was!
In the mix:
- Diced & massaged Kale, dressed with olive oil, lemon juice, salt & grated cheese
- diced green onions
- Grilled chicken coated in Montreal Steak Seasoning
- 1/4 diced app
- Shredded carrots
- Diced roasted red peppers
The spicy chicken mixed with the coooooool & crisp apples & kale, topped with the BRIGHT and tasty lemon juice dressing was SOOOOOOOOOO GOOD! And with the temperatures starting to creep up, it DEFINITELY is a great time to give meals like this a whirl. Light & delicious.
6:30-7:50: Beginners Power Yoga class
8:30pm: Dessert- Reeses Peanut Butter Cake
And speaking of the antithesis of the a fore mentioned light & healthy...but nothing short of absolutely delicious, I ended the night with a slice of the cake I made for my sister-in-law's birthday on Sunday...
(my slice was about 1/3 of that piece!) If you're a Reeses fan, or know someone who is, make this cake YESTERDAY. It was decadent & heavenly to the last drop of peanut butter icingJ
Alright, well that wraps up yesterday. I'm trying out a new recipe, trying out a new gym class AND have a fun event to go to tonight. So I'll have lots to share tomorrow! Stay tuned & have a good TuesdayJ