Monday, February 7, 2011

Healing with a Pot Pie

I had in my head that I wanted to run 4 miles today. My legs had something else on tap. When I got to the gym, all the good treadmills (ones with fans built in) were taken. So, I had to use another type. I hated it, it felt like I was already on a 5 incline without a fan. I managed to run .75 miles. Then, I noticed that one of the good treadmills were open. I rushed right over. When I got on, it was so nice with the fan and it didn't feel like an incline was already on. I managed to finish 2 miles.

My left calf was pretty tight and my stretching didn't really seem to help. I am fine with only running 2 miles today. It felt good. Afterward the run, I headed straight for my spin class. It was another tough class. The instructor kept saying "only 120 seconds left". It actually seemed better than "2 minutes left".

When I got home, I de-boned my chicken I cooked this weekend. I started making the Pioneer Woman's Chicken Pot Pie. Here are the veggies sauteing in the butter!

The sauce is thickening.

Page one of the recipe.

Page two (I love how she takes a picture of every step).

The final outcome. I didn't make my own crust, I had one left over from Christmas, so I used that. But, the sad thing is that it leaked onto my cookie sheet. I'm glad I put the cookie sheet under it. I can't even image how difficult that would have been to clean.

I can smell the yummy goodness calling my name. I need to eat.
What sounds better: "120 seconds left" or "2 minutes left"?


  1. Chicken pot pie would be THE perfect comfort food right now to warm me up! Yours looks amazing.

  2. Hey girlie!
    everyone has those days with running...your head wants it but your legs scream no! I'm sure your next run with be extra-stellar because you listened to your body!
    I hope your week is off to a great start!

  3. I know what you mean about the treadmills.. Our gym at work has only 3 with fans on there so when I score one I get really excited!! It's just so nice to have that on there! All treadmills should have fans on them! :) Pot pie looks super yummy!

  4. This looks sooo delicious!!! YUM!