Wednesday, January 21, 2009

I Will Not Be Afraid…

by Meghann on January 21, 2009

..of the Peanut Butter Scare!

It’s everywhere now! Anything and everything that contains peanut butter is being recalled. So not fair!

I may or may not have ignored the Peanut Butter Cookie Larabar recall and had one as a snack today.


What can I say, this one is my fave and I refused to let it go to waste. 8 Hours later and I’m still feeling good, I’ll let you know if that changes. πŸ™‚

Lunch today was an exciting combination of left overs.


From Tuesday night I had the left over Sauteed Kale & Apples and the Autumn Harvest Orzo. I also added some Black Beans for protein.

With the left over eats I had this Gigantic Pear.


This baby was huge and I almost didn’t finish it, but no fruit is too big for me. πŸ™‚

I made it through the afternoon again with no snack! I’m starting to get the hang of this. I discovered I still really need the morning sack, but my afternoon one can be forgotten. For now at least.

However, I did start making dinner at 5:30 again. Oh well. I don’t mind early dinners though, I enjoy eating no matter what time of day it is.


You have been seeing a lot of the Olive Oil & Rosemary Foccacia in my meals this week. The bread is so fresh I am trying to eat it up before it goes bad. No one like to see bread go to waste. I think I have been creative with my incorporation of the bread in my meals.

Tonight I made Pizza Toast.


I topped a slice of the focaccia with Pizza Sauce and Fat Free Mozz Cheese. I the placed the Pizza Toast under the broiler for 5 minutes. It was AMAZING! The flavorful bread brought so much depth to the over all pizza flavor. I loved it!

With the Pizza Toast I had a serving of roasted veggies.


My roasted veggies included Acorn Squash, Eggplant, Broccoli and Brussel Sprouts. I coated them with EVOO, Salt, Pepper, Cumin & Oregano then baked in the oven at 420 for 20 minutes. Yum! I made extra veggies to complete my quick lunch for tomorrow.

For dessert I finished off the last 1/3 of this Dark Chocolate Bar.


It feels good knowing I got three servings of dessert out of this chocolate bar. I love making good things last πŸ™‚

I want to give a BIG THANKS to Caitlin, Biz, Ryan, VeggieGirl, & Victoria for their donations to my TNT efforts. You guys are super awesome! Not only are these great people but they have great blogs as well! Check them out!

So one day down and I’ve raised $90… not bad, not bad… but still have soooo long to go! Come on people this is a great cause keeps those donations coming!

I am very close to launching the T-Shirt website so stay tuned! And I am in the talks for the Blogging Bake Sale! If you would like to bake something for the Blogging Bake Sale please send me an e-mail at with what you want to donate to the cause. I will go over the logistics with you and hopefully we can get something set up.


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