Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Back on Track

Today, I'm feeling good. I was able to eat my normal whole grain cereal this morning. I had my banana and my apple for my afternoon snacks. Before I headed over to the gym, I finished my other half of my PB bar (from Saturday's race).

I wasn't really wanting to go to the gym. I forced myself to go and I'm glad I did. I felt happier by the time I left. I did cut my cardio down today. I didn't realize that my stomach was a little weak, until I started working it out. I did 25 minutes on the elliptical, and 15 minutes on my abs. It was a pretty good workout. I usually measure my workouts my how much sweat is dripping off of me. Nothing was dripping today, but I had a thick coat of sweat on.

I had some errands to run after the gym. By the time I got home, I was starving. I put things away and started working on my dinner right away. I was making another version of my spaghetti. Let's see how many veggies I can sneak inside...

First, I used ground turkey. I love this stuff. I tastes healthier and the texture is the same as red meat. It's so much better for you. I never feel guilty when I eat it.

Here are some of the last minutes herbs and grape tomatoes I used. The herbs were parsley, oregano, and rosemary.

The veggies were zucchini, 2 different types of squash, and frozen peas (thawed).

I cooked the meat most of the way through, then added the first set of veggies

I then added some spaghetti sauce. It wasn't enough, so I added 1 can of tomato sauce, and I added the last minutes veggies and herbs. I stirred everything together and let it simmer until the noodles were finished cooking (in another pot).

I then drained the noodles and added everything in one pot. When I plated the dinner, I topped with a sprinkle of Parmesan cheese. I followed dinner with a glass of juice. All in all, it was a pretty healthy meal.

I don't normally eat this healthy. Just, right now, everyone I know has a garden and they are kind enough to give me some of their goodies. I'm trying to eat everything we have in the freezer, pantry and fridge (before they go bad). Every once in a while, it's good to go through everything (even cans) and use them up.
I am still full from dinner, I'm not sure if I will have any dessert tonight. If I do, I think it may be some left over apple crisp. Yum!! I'm trying to think of what I want to make this weekend for a goody. I'm thinking chocolate biscotti with almonds...maybe muffins instead. I'm not sure, yet. We'll see. Good night my friends!
What did you have for dinner?

1 comment:

  1. Good to hear you're feeling better. Spaghetti looks great!