October 31, 2010

A Long Week Ahead Of Us

This coming Sunday, God willing, my hubby will be running his first marathon in New York City. His mind set is 100% marathon, the last few days of training are in sight, and he gave me a few requests for this week's dinner menu: carbs, a lot of them. protein, a lot of it. extra loaves of bread, so I won't have to bake post-marathon, and some marathon cookies to snack on for the weekend.

2 oddly shaped homemade loaves of bread: check.

So, after demolishing the following amazing bowls/plates of food, I turned on all 4 burners on our stove, and pulled out the grains (and garbanzos!).

(clockwise from top left) quinoa, wheat berries, garbanzos & brown rice. all cooked in good ol' h2o with seasonings such as: bay leaves, thyme, rosemary and/or curry powder. yummy, man!

We're set, and it's going to save so much time during the week, I love it! Who wants to come home to raw rice and have to wait a good half hour to eat, anyway?

Ah, breakfast:

blend: 2 handfuls kale, 1 handful spinach, 1 cup rice milk, 1 banana, 4 frozen strawberries, 1 handful frozen blueberries, vanilla + unsweetened cocoa powder.

top with: wheat germ, raw sunflower seeds, chia seeds + black grapes.

Snack for Champions:

roasted almond butter, meet celery sticks + raisins.

A Vegan Pizza for Me:

homemade crust, tomato mushroom sauce, spinach, beets, radish, summer squash, broccoli, bell pepper, pineapple, serrano chili and italian seasoned tempeh.

with red pepper flakes to go, please :)

A day full of blessings and hubby time, good eats, beautiful worship at church, aaand now, 'tis time for sleep.

"Now, brothers, I want to remind you of the gospel
I preached to you, which you received and on
which you have taken your stand. By this gospel
you are saved, if you hold firmly to the word I
preached to you. Otherwise, you have believed
in vain. For what I received I passed on to you
as of first importance
: that Christ died for
our sins according to the Scriptures, that
He was buried, that He was raised on the third
day according to the Scriptures..."

1 Corinthians 15:1-4

1 comment:

  1. I love having a vegan pizza from time to time because it still feels indulgent even though it's good for you!! plus if you load it up with veggies its still just as satisfying. Yum!