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More Fun with Left Overs

by Meghann on March 20, 2009

For some reason the morning creeped by painfully slowly. I had work to do and that usually makes the time fly, but I felt like every time I checked the clock this morning only a couple of minutes passed instead of the anticipated 15 or 20. Grrr….

When mornings creep by like that I also find I need my mid-morning snack earlier, though I suspect it has something to do more with boredom then actual hunger.

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The snack of the day this morning was a Pumpkin Pie Kashi Granola Bar.

I am so glad you guys have been enjoying my left over lunches, because I hate to say it but I got another one for you today. At least I am trying to be creative with my left overs! 😛

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I started with the other cup of my Amy’s Low Sodium Tomato Bisque from Monday and added the left over Steamed Kale & Apples from last night right to the soup.

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The Kale & Apple gave a little something extra to the soup that made it very enjoyable.

Next up was the other Zucchini Cake from last night.

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I made a Zucchini Cake Burger using a Whole Wheat English Muffin as the bun then topping with Swiss Cheese, Spinach and some Country Bob’s All Purpose Sauce for a little kick.

It was a great lunch but I have this odd craving for french fries right now. Maybe it was the make shift burger that sparked the craving?

As a Friday treat I broke into my chocolate stash and had this ‘Twilight Delight.’

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Speaking of Twilight… guess what’s coming out on DVD tomorrow… eekk!!! 🙂

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I would also like to point out that I received this e-mail in my inbox this morning at 10am.

Good morning

The executive team approved a pizza lunch for all employees today!  The pizza will be delivered around 12pm. 

See you then!

I debated throwing my lunch plans to the wind and enjoying my favorite food of them all.. pizza. But then I discovered it was Pizza Hut… YUCK… and all my pizza dreams went out the window. Oh well.

1 Bridget March 20, 2009 at 1:03 pm

yeah Pizza Hut just isnt “real” pizza to me…its alright, but not worth the calories! Love the leftovers!

2 lauren (athlEAT) March 20, 2009 at 1:19 pm

yuck is right. I love pizza too, but when my company orders the crappy kind – there is no temptation there.

3 ksgoodeats March 20, 2009 at 1:31 pm

Your leftovers aren’t the typical boring leftovers, though – they’re fun!! They look good 🙂 Hope the afternoon goes by faster than the morning did!

4 kristi March 20, 2009 at 1:35 pm

WooHoo for Twilight! I can’t wait!

5 Kimberly March 20, 2009 at 1:50 pm

That zucchini “burger” idea is awesome! I can’t wait to try that!!

Krispy Kreme, Chick Fil A, Pizza Hut… it’s sweet of your company to buy you guys lunch, but maybe they should start throwing in a salad, to help keep employee healthcare costs down 😉

6 Hallie March 20, 2009 at 1:51 pm

Yeah Pizza Hut, Dominos, not worth it. Although Costco pizza or papa john’s is worth it in my pizza book 🙂

I can’t find those granola bars yet! They look so good.

7 Holly March 20, 2009 at 2:17 pm

You are so creative with your leftovers! I love it. If I take a pic of my eats, will you tell me how to change ’em up? 🙂

8 jesslikesithot March 20, 2009 at 2:30 pm

Don’t even apologize about the leftovers, you completely change it up everytime by pretty much making a new meal!! I wish I was as creative as you!

9 RunningWithin March 20, 2009 at 2:51 pm

Good call on the pizza. I hate to admit it though, but I actually have a soft spot for stuffed crust pizza from Pizza Hut. At least I only have it like once a year though.

10 Danielle March 20, 2009 at 3:02 pm

Your lunch definitely looks better then any pizza hut pizza!

11 Sarah March 20, 2009 at 3:04 pm

Pizza Slut? Yeah, I’d rather eat your….completely different meal than the one you had last night…

12 Mariposa March 20, 2009 at 3:08 pm

ewwww… Pizza Hut pizza is gross! glad you stuck with your original plan! it looked yummy!!

13 Sarah March 20, 2009 at 3:44 pm

i hate pizza hut, too! glad you stuck with your initial lunch plan. yayyyy leftovers!

14 Melissa S. March 20, 2009 at 6:01 pm

love the leftovers! they look great!

have a great weekend with your other plans…;)

15 Run Saraaah March 20, 2009 at 8:11 pm

I’ve had bad Pizza Hut experiences…burnt crust and super greasy cheese…your lunch looks a billion times tastier.

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