New Food Fun

I tried 3 new things today!

New Food #1:

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I finally tried an Amy’s Bowl. It smelled really good heating up at work – in fact, 2 people asked me what I was having while it was in the microwave!

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Since I didn’t know what it would taste like, I did bring a little salsa to spice it up a bit ;)

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I really liked it. I’m definitely going to buy more Amy’s meals when I can find them on sale.

New Food #2:

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The Lemon Larabar

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This is one of my new favorites! I loved the bright, fresh lemon flavor in this bar – it tastes like a lemon dessert bar and didn’t have that “fake” lemon flavor.

New Food #3:

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I got out one of my favorite cookbooks from Real Simple for dinner tonight.

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Tonight, Nick and I each made our own Deep Dish Polenta Pizza.

I doubled the crust recipe so Nick and I could add our own toppings (and have leftovers).

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I made a quick pizza sauce with crushed tomatoes and some seasonings and then added on my toppings!

  • sauce
  • diced chicken
  • diced red/orange/yellow peppers
  • mix of cheddar and mozzarella
  • black olives

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While we couldn’t pick up the pieces like normal pizza, we both really liked it! It was fun putting them together, and they tasted great with the polenta crust.

I had half of my “pizza” tonight, along with some broccoli.

 

We just got back from a walk with Maggie and are winding down for the night.

Fun breakfast (and lunch) tomorrow! I love getting excited about new food ideas ;)

 

14 comments

  1. The lemon larabar is one of the few I enjoy. It reminds me of a good ol’ lemon square, but so much healthier!

  2. Love that Amy’s Bowl and I can’t wait to try the Lemon flavor of the Larabar!
    Isn’t finding new yummy products fun! :)

    Night hun!

  3. The lemon larabar doesn’t appeal to me, but everyone loves it so much I might have to give it a shot ;-)

  4. mmm polenta pizza… reminds me of the early Core days when i put everything on polenta!

  5. I love polenta but never thought of using it as a crust. This is going on next week’s dinner menu.

  6. That polenta pizza looks so good! :) I’ve never tried polenta. Never tried a Larabar either!

  7. I haven’t had the lemon bar flavor! I will look for that, i love all things lemon!

  8. try new foods is so fun :) I HIGHLY recommend the Amy’s pot pie pocket. It is seriously life changing!

    Happy Thursday, Brandi :)

  9. Oo that Amy’s meal does sound good–I just got some coupons for their meals, so I might have to look for that one! :-)

  10. mmm. I’ve been meaning to try polenta pizza! The Amy’s Bowl does look pretty good, thanks for the review :)

  11. Amy’s is the best!
    And your dinner sounds fabulous!!! Love pizza in any form :)

  12. I have some pre-packaged polenta I need to cook. I could probably slice it and make little mini pizzas!

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