Friday, February 22, 2013

Just keep plugging away...

I want to say something. You can do it. You can lose weight, get fit and eat healthy (barring rare circumstances, that is!) when you choose right. It's not usually the "fun" choice at the time, but oh, how it pays off!

Tuesday night, a gal pal and I got together to watch a rather lame chick flick and I volunteered to bring whatever snack she chose. Chocolate was her pick, so brownies I delivered. However, I made perfectly healthy THM cheesecake for hubby (you gotta treat your babysitter ;) ) and me. I totally love popcorn with movies, but thankfully we were out of it! I could've cheered the following morning when I weighed myself and saw a loss! Crazy :)

This morning, I did a great glutes workout- courtesy of my bestie and cousin!- and wanted to get my protein pancakes in right afterwards. But, my little one had other ideas so it ended up being later and I spent the morning pretty ravenous. Now we're having a bit of a rough afternoon with multiple spit-ups, poop, and changes, with my family coming tonight :) But I'm ok because I feel good knowing I've been taking care of myself! Yes, the house takes a hit, but in twenty years, what's more important?

Make good choices. They DO add up!

Sunday, February 10, 2013

Aztec Sausage Skillet

Lard
4 Onions
8 cloves Garlic
1 lb. Pork sausage
2 dried red chilis
1 tbsp. each cumin, black pepper, salt, oregano
3 cloves
5 tomatoes
4 jalapenos
8 oz. spinach
Jar of guacamole seasoning
Quinoa
Cocoa powder
Yogurt or sour cream

Fry a generous amount of lard with sliced onions till golden. Add crushed & diced garlic along with sausage. After a bit, throw in chilies, spices, and rest of sliced/chopped veggies. This is also when I added some frozen quinoa to mine. Cook through.
Garnish as desired with yogurt or sour cream. I ate mine with a spoon of extra dark cocoa powder... yummy!