Mundane Monday

I stopped at Trader Joe’s after Pilates last night and picked up some food. The problem with Trader Joe’s is that I buy a lot of things there, but nothing that really works together as a meal. Though I suppose that’s the danger of shopping anywhere without a grocery list. I had planned to make beans and rice for dinner but accidently purchased tomato sauce instead of stewed tomatoes. So I ended up eating hummus and baked chips with a side of sliced mango. Not the most balanced of meals, is it? I find that whenever I have a snacky sort of dinner, I can never really get full. Full isn’t the right word. More like I never am satisfied. That leads to a lot more snacking. It’s just a vicious cycle. Moral of the story – make meals for dinner!!

By the way – Trader Joe’s Whole Grain Drink: GROSS!! Major TJ fail. I should have bought the almond milk that I was going to originally buy. Or just stuck with cow’s milk since that’s what Jason prefers and I don’t drink much milk anyway.

I stopped at Kroger after work tonight to get the correct tomatoes. I was going to make the beans and rice but Jason wanted the other dinner that I had ingredients for – Inside Out Lasagna

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On the side, I roasted some broccoli. For my roasted broccoli, I tossed some fresh broccoli with about a tablespoon of olive oil. I sprinkled it with Adobo and stuck it in a 375 oven for half an hour. When it was done, I sprinkled it with parmesan cheese. Yum.

Today marked the beginning of the fifth week of P90X which means that I’m scheduled to use some of the DVDs that I haven’t used before. Today was chest and shoulders. I’m going to take pictures to see if I can notice any changes from the way I looked at the beginning and now. I don’t expect to see much of a difference, but I do think that my arms have a little more definition.

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14 responses to “Mundane Monday

  1. Oh yum, your dinner looks so good!

    Way to go sticking with P90x!! I’m sure your arms have to be looking great!! 🙂

  2. I like the looks of your dinner. Love pasta with veggies.

  3. Looking forward to your progress pics girl – nice job on the p90! And thanks for the recipe link – it looks great!!

  4. Good job sticking with the P90x! I feel like I wouldn’t have the motivation.

  5. I have the SAME problem with Trader Joe’s. I walk out of there with all snacks!

  6. wow youre a champ with the p90x! so much fun! i love TJs for snack food, but for meals i feel like usually i’ll just get the premade ones for quick dinners. They are s snackers heaven though! haha

  7. yeah for more defined arms! can someone say wedding dress?? i am working on my arms a lot lately!

  8. Yum looks good to me!!

  9. I’m going to steal this recipe!! (trackbacks to you of course!) That looks great.

    How are you liking the p90x? I bet you will see some differences. 🙂

  10. Congrats on sticking with P90X; I’ve heard it’s hard!

  11. Mmm that pasta looks delicious! And I’m the same way with snacky dinners, I never get full and just end up snacking more…totally a vicious cycle!

  12. I feel the same way about Trader Joe’s! There is so much random goodness there 🙂 Nice work on the 5k! I actually like running in the rain, unless it’s freezing or downright pouring.

  13. Hmmm…whole grain drink? Is it made from wheat? That sounds like a fail!