Thursday, July 15, 2010

The Last Veggies

by Meghann on July 15, 2010

A forgotten favorite returned to the dinner table tonight.


Can you believe it has been over a month since I’ve made nut crusted fries? I know – me either! These were a weekly staple for a minute there.


I followed the usual directions and went with sweet potato as my fry base since it was really the only thing I had left in the kitchen.


Well, besides bok choy. Gotta love that bok choy. πŸ˜‰


The bok choy was sauteed in some olive oil with red pepper flakes, garlic, and rolled dates. The combination was sweet, spicy, and worked well as a side dish to the fries. πŸ™‚


Maddie was after my dessert this evening.


Coffee ice cream with a crumbled piece of Amanda’s Patriotic Blondie – you would be after it too, right?


My fridge is officially free of all fresh veggies and I’ve still got one day in my challenges to go. Luckily, there’s a mango hidden in the bottom drawer for breakfast tomorrow and the apple from lunch is still in my desk at work. I may be out of veggies, but I’ll be damned if they take my fresh fruit away from me. πŸ™‚

Now, I just need to figure out what am I going to do without vegetables for lunch or dinner tomorrow? Hmmm…. I guess this is when creativity really comes into play? Or I guess this is where I actually start digging into my freezer and pantry for food? HA!

We’ll see…. πŸ˜‰

Fun things to look forward to this weekend (besides grocery shopping) –

  • Derek Visits!
  • A new cell phone! <– hopefully
  • My first Olympic Tri
  • Dog Park!
  • Getting my car back!
  • STAYING HOME!! πŸ™‚  


Can’t wait!

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