Leftovers Love

by Holly on May 4, 2009

in breakfast,dinner,lunch

Hey dudes!  Hope everyone had a good Monday – fortunately, mine flew by fast and was full of good eats.  Unfortunately, like I predicted, I was DRAGGING this morning from my lack of sleep Saturday night (but again, all for a good cause). First on the agenda this morning?  A cup of coffee with skim milk and then a coconut banana breakfast cookie (recipe here)!

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Then I got to work and had ANOTHER mug of coffee.  Not going to lie, it was a definitely 3-4 cup morning!

For lunch, I really wanted to use up the rest of the vegetarian refried beans I still had in the fridge.  So I took about 1/2 cup beans, mixed in 1/4 cup salsa and dipped in with my new TJ’s Rice & Bean Chips with Adzuki Beans.  It was good!  The chips were light and airy while at the same time hearty and yummy.  They were quite pretty too!  Along with a Pecan Pie Larabar – it was a quick and easy lunch!

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I took a good, leisurely 30 minute walk at lunch (great for the mental sanity!).  Work was really slow, then all of a sudden, I had a million things to do!  Before I knew it, it was 3pm: SNACKTIME.  I busted out my new Stonyfield Farms (one of my Favorites!) Organic YoCalcium yogurt in Wild Berry.  OMG…the Wild Berry was delish!  Especially with blackberries, strawberries and the Cascadian Farms granola!

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The rest of the day flew by fast, which is so odd because Mondays usually drag on forever!  Woowoo!  It was a gorgeous day out today, so I am posting this early so I can go get a walk/run/something outside.  I just ate some leftovers of the Italian Roasted Eggplant Tomato Penne from last night, along with a yam (poked & nuked in the microwave for 5 minutes) with a bit of butter and a hefty sprinkle of cinnamon.

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Most likely, the night will go like this: workout, post-workout snack, cup of tea, shower, a bit of organizing and then off to bed as EARLY as I can.  This gal has got some sleep to catch up on!

Don’t forget to check out this week’s “Holly Investigates,” where I answered the question, “Grocery Stores & Supermarkets: Does it pay to shop around?”  (Hint, hint: The answer is YES!)

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