Sweat 'Til You Drop

Oh man – Body Pump was killer today! I am going to be sooooooore tomorrow.

I’ll get back to that in a minute.


I knew I needed a snack before going to BodyPump so I finally got to try this Kashi bar that I got in my prize package from Lindsay!



Yum! This flavor was so good! I really liked the texture of this bar because it took me a while to eat it  :)  This tasted like a healthier cinnamon roll!  Thanks again Lindsay!


So…Body Pump was ridiculous. I only upped my weights on biceps tonight, but I was sweating more than I ever have in that class! It was pretty packed in there, but still  – I had sweat dripping down my elbows at the end of the squat track, which is the FIRST track in the class! I got a good work out in tonight, that’s for sure.

Dinner needed to be easy + fast, and that’s what it was.


Another Variation of the Chicken Barley Chilichikchili


This version had:

  • 1 can tomato sauce
  • 1 can kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 3 cans full of water
  • 1 cup quick cooking barley
  • 1.5 cups roasted corn from Trader Joe’s
  • 2 12 oz. cans white meat chicken, drained
  • cumin
  • oregano
  • chili powder
  • salt
  • pepper
  • garlic powder
  • red onion flakes
  • Cowboy barbeque seasonings from The Spice Hunter
  • avocado, diced for topping
  1. Put tomato sauce, beans and water in large pot.
  2. Bring to boil.
  3. Stir in barley, seasonings, and corn.
  4. Let cook about 1o minutes, or until barley is cooked.
  5. Serve!


Thanks again to everyone who participated in the giveaway – I hope to have many, many more in the future.

I’m off to work on an editing project and probably have a big glass of chocolate milk  :)


  1. No pain, no gain, right?? ;-) Hang in there with the soreness!!

    Good luck with your project and enjoy the chocolate milk!!

  2. I always love a good sweaty workout!

    Simple dinners, like the one you made always seem to hit the spot after a great workout!

    What a great recipe! A perfect combo of carbs, fat and protein! It looks like a great meal for a rainy day, like we are having here!

    Hope you have a great day and keep posting the awesome recipes!

Comments are closed.