This afternoon was pretty good, but it always seems like the time from lunch – 5 pm goes by so much slower than 8 am – lunch time. Am I the only one that feels this way?
We had BodyPump after work today, so I made sure to pack a snack. This one included my first sample of the Oikos Plain Greek Yogurt.
I topped my plain yogurt with an Orange Cranberry Gnu bar for more staying power during class. I liked how thick this yogurt was, but it was really tart. I know plain yogurt usually is, so maybe it was the combination of the tart yogurt and the tart bar together? It still tasted good – just a little more lip-puckering than I was expecting.
BodyPump was what Nick and I are now calling Wicked Wednesday – it was brutal tonight! But great. My legs and arms were shaking so much during class, and my arms/thighs are still a little weird if I move them certain ways. I’m gonna be sore from this one! It is a hard class, but I like it, and I can tell I’m building muscles. I’m really glad we started going to BodyPump, even when it hurts :)
Dinner was another one-pot wonder and it was good!
Empty The Fridge One-Pot Wonder, 6-8 servings
- 1/2 onion, diced
- 2 stalks celery, diced
- 2 carrots, diced
- 1 can crushed tomatoes
- 1 can kidney beans, drained
- 1 cup quick cooking barley
- 1.5 cups water or broth
- garlic powder
- smoked paprika
- diced lean ham
- 4-6 cups kale
- Cook onion, carrots, and celery until softened.
- Add in beans, tomatoes, and water/broth and bring to a boil.
- Stir in barley and seasonings and lower the heat to a simmer.
- Let cook 10 minutes until the barley is cooked.
- Stir in ham and kale and cooked until kale is wilted.
I had this, drizzled with a little olive oil, along with some of my neverending stash of rainbow cauliflower.
LOST just came on, so I gotta jet!
I’ll be revealing a new baking project this week, so watch out :)