Breakfast today consisted of coffee (lots of coffee) and an egg white scramble.
- 4 egg whites
- mushrooms (chopped)
- green onion (chopped)
- green peppers (chopped)
- tomato (chopped)
- salt & pepper to taste
I topped it with Trader Joe's Pineapple Salsa.. Tasty stuff! Very flavorful!
I also had a toasted English muffin on the side with a bit of spray butter.
Before it was time for the usual Sunday visit with the folks, I decided to get a head start on dinner. A warm and spicy vegetable chili sounded good. I busted out the good old crock pot and added the following.
- 1 can of black beans
- 1 can of pinto beans
- 2 cans of tomato sauce
- 1 can of diced tomato
- 1 tomato, diced
- 2 small yellow onions, diced
- 1 green pepper, diced
- 8oz mushrooms, chopped
- 2 cups Morning Star Farms Sausage meal starter
- 1 tbs hot chili powder
- 1 tbs unsweetened cocoa
- 1 tsp garlic powder
- 1 tsp red pepper flakes
- 1 tsp roasted red pepper seasoning
- 1 tsp Liquid smoke
- 1 tsp green habanero sauce
- sea salt & pepper to taste
I wasn't super hungry when the time rolled around to visit the Fam. I decided to just pack a banana, an orange, a honeycrisp apple, some grapes and an Oikos yogurt cup to make a quick fruit salad. It turned out delicious! I couldn't finish it all all so I shared with Mama.
The visit was fun. We did the usual game playing which was full of love filled yell sessions, tantrums and competition. I lost as usual. HA!
When I got home I found Nick hanging plastic on the windows again and putting up the rest of the blinds I bought a few weeks ago. YAY for rooms WITHOUT drafts and WITH privacy! I was so excited! I helped him finish up and then we hung the curtains back up. I'm not a HUGE fan of blinds but I'll force myself to get used to them until I can figure out something more aesthetically pleasing.
We were both starving by the time we were done. The house smelled like chili, GOOD chili, and my mouth was watering for a taste. I quickly made a nice bowlfull, topped it with a bit of cheese and sour cream. YUM!
I also had a Golden Corn VitaTop from VitaLicious on the side. Oh man, good decision! It was super tasty! It had a really good corn cake flavor. I give it a solid 9 out of 10!
Seriously, the chili was mighty fine! I'm not sure if it was the cocoa or or just luck with the ingredients and seasonings I used this time around. I was almost surprised by how good it was!
WHEW! I was stuffed after dinner. Only one thing can help me now. A nice cup of tea and more House M.D. episodes. We're almost completely caught up! YEAH!
Have a great night everyone!