Happy President’s Day

I actually had the day off today which was great. I sat on my ass and did nothing. I should have gone to the gym, and I guess I still can, but I know that it’s okay to take a rest day. I am not sure when the last rest day I took was – maybe Tuesday? I guess I wasn’t completely lazy. I went to Whole Foods to drop off my recycling and bought an artichoke. I had a craving for one. Unfortunately, I had to boil it because it was so big that it didn’t fit in my steamer. It was still good though.

I made strawberry pancakes this morning for myself and Jason.
Pancakes:

3/4 cup of Hogdson Mill’s Whole Wheat Buttermilk Pancake Mix
3 tbsp egg whites
1 cup skim milk
about a cup of sliced strawberries
about 1.5 tsps of canola oil

Mix and ummm…pancakize.

We ate them with Sugar Free Syrup. I’m trying to cut down on my fake sugars but I just am not at the point where I feel comfortable eating real syrup, especially when I’m trying to focus on weight loss.

I kind of snacked some during the day. Nothing horrible, mostly hummus.

I made dinner too. The above mentioned artichoke which I’m too lazy to rotate the picture of!

I also made Mexican Style Pasta Salad with Beans and Corn from The PDQ (Pretty Darn Quick) Vegetarian Cookbook.

My food photography definitely needs some help. I have a crapola camera and bad natural light in my apartment. Oh well.

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3 responses to “Happy President’s Day

  1. I’ve been using powdered sugar on my Kashi Waffles in the mornings. It agrees with me better than the sugar-free syrup. It’s like 30 calories for 1 tbsp, and trust me when I tell you that’s ALOT of powdered sugar. It makes it pretty too, especially with fruit on top.

    Glad to see you blogging again.

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