Where Have I Been?

Hello all! Sorry I haven’t posted in a couple of days, I just haven’t been feeling very well at all and have had to work so I have been focusing my attention there. I made an appointment with a specialist about my sinus problems and I can’t take any allergy/sinus meds until the appointment so my sinus infection and allergies are in full force. I have been using my neti pot which helps but I am so ready to be over this!

Anyway, I was a good blogger and I photographed my food yesterday, so here it goes.

On my way to work, I had a cinnamon cafe au lait and then once I made it there, I had a banana. The Pro Shop was having issues with their drawer so that was the first thing on my docket and a bowl of cereal just doesn’t go well with that.

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Once I had the Pro Shop all sorted out, I went back to my office and had a bowl of shredded wheat with warmed milk. I think I liked it with the warm milk, it shredded wheat kind of separated and took on a softer texture.

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I had a hard boiled egg on the side for a little protein.

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All of my morning snacks and breakfast held me over for a really long time. I wasn’t ready for lunch until 12:30! I had a bowl of 16 bean soup

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and a chocolate pudding cup.

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I had a snack just before leaving of greek yogurt with thawed frozen raspberries and honey. I forgot to take a picture of it because I was in a hurry to leave. I had to go to Trader Joes after work to stock up on yogurt and cereals. They didn’t have any 0% yogurt that didn’t expire in a couple of days so I bought the European kind and plan to strain it myself.

Once I got home, the dear husband built a fire in the woodstove and I made dinner. I made Texas Trail Macaroni which is a yummy pasta dish that you can find on Heather’s site. It is one of my favorite fall/winter dishes. I topped it off with a little crumbled cheese and greek yogurt.

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On the side, I made kale chips. I think I am over kale chips for the time being, I have been making them too much lately.

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For dessert, I had a small bowl of cocoa pebbles with milk. We watched about 4 episodes of Grey’s Anatomy Season 2 and then I went to bed. I have been so tired, I hope that I will be feeling well again soon.

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Thought Provoker: What are you favorite winter time comfort foods?

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13 Responses

  1. the trail macaroni looks yummy~~~~~~~
    and those kyle chips…I still couldn’t success in making them. What’s your method?

    winter comfort food: soup/chili/stew….everything that is warm and spicy!

  2. WELCOME BACK!!!! 🙂

    I love neti pots – they’re glorious for sinuses!!

    **Comfort foods = sweet potatoes, oatmeal, steamed vegetables, dried fruits.

  3. Hope you are feeling better now!

    Mark is always asking me about neti pots, but I’ve never used one.

    Winter comfort means hot chocolate and grilled cheese!

  4. Coco,

    I tear up the kale, coat it well with olive oil spray, sprinkle it with salt and pepper, garlic powder and onion powder and then bake at 350* for about 10 minutes on a sheet pan. Easy Peasy.

    Heather, sadly, I am not feeling better 😦

  5. My favorite winter foods are the same as Coco’s: soup, chili, stew!

  6. Oooh, i love that Texas trail mac, thanks to you! Thats definitely a favorite…as are stew, potroast, roast chicken, and chili!

    Feel better! The 1st will be here before you know it!

  7. Glad you’re back!

    Winter to me = chili’s, thick hearty soups and stews. And my crockpot, of course!

  8. glad you’re back and i hope the sinus problem gets solved soon!

    winter foods: japanese curry, all the way!

  9. Hiiii. I miss you!

  10. my fave comfort food is definitely oatmeal haha… i love that texas trail macaroni – i have to check it out 🙂

  11. I sure hope you feel betters soon! Your dinner looks tasty! My favorte comfort food is pumpkin oats!

  12. Kale chips …..that sounds interesting (and paleo) whats involved?

    My favourite wintery meal is definitely a stew of some sort.

  13. oatmeal.
    to my husbands horror I could eat it every single meal.

    hope youre feeling better!!

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