for lack of a better title..lol.
Thanks for the sweet and encouraging comments on this morning’s post. You guys are so great:)
It’s funny how the blog community works – I am so freaking excited for Caitlin, and I’ve never even actually met her! At least not yet. I’m really looking forward to Healthy Living Summit for that reason…among many others. It has been such a fun day of seeing so much support from everyone and all the Operation Beautiful posts that have gone up. I’m loving it! Don’t forget to tune into the Today Show tomorrow morning at 8:30am to see Caitlin talk about the book!
Today has been so crazy! Sadly, Jon and I did not get outside for our run this morning. We stayed up so late working last night and just couldn’t pull ourselves out of bed this morning. It is for that very reason that I must make this quick! So I can actually get some sleep tonight.
Even after we finally got up, I still felt like I was dragging so I whipped up an energizing green monster.
2 handfuls of spinach, 1.25 cups soy milk, 1/2 scoop Amazing Grass, 1 tbsp chia seeds, 1/2 banana, ice
After a couple of hours of writing, it was due time for a snack!
Today was my weekly lunch date with my sweet friend, Grace. We met at Qdoba. I ordered the vegetarian salad with black bean and corn salsa, grilled veggies, black beans, pico, verde salsa and guacamole.
After lunch I worked on some Outbox tasks for awhile, and then it was time to get crackin’ on my photography class. It actually started on Monday, but today was the first time I really studied for it. Every week there is an online lesson and then a homework assignment. My assignment isn’t due until Sunday night, but there is a live chat with the instructors tomorrow, so I wanted to make sure and be prepared for any questions I might come up with while shooting! I’m so excited about this. Today I learned about all the parts/settings of my camera, aperture and shutter speed.
I literally spent about 3 hours studying, taking one short snack break of course:)
Anyway, I wrapped it up and flew out the door just in time for yoga. It was a great class as always, but also the last chance for me to talk to my instructor before I teach on Friday morning. I’m getting so nervous, y’all! I’m definitely feeling more confident about it than I did this time last week, but it’s still so nerve wracking. I can’t wait to accomplish this, though. I’ve dreamed of being a fitness instructor for so long…and it’s finally happening:)
Dinner tonight was fun and easy! We decided to copy a dish that we used to eat a lot in Thailand – stir fried rice.
Tempeh Stir Fried Rice
1 cup dry brown rice
1.75 cups water
1/4 cup chopped green onion
1/2 block tempeh
2 organic, free-range eggs
3 tbsp gluten free organic teriyaki sauce
2 tsp olive oil
1. Bring water to a boil. Add rice and lower to a simmer for about 10 minutes or until all water is absorbed.
2. Meanwhile, add 2 tsp oil to wok or skillet. Toss in green onion and tempeh and heat through.
3. Add two eggs and continue to stir fry until eggs are cooked.
4. Add rice and 3 tbsp teriyaki sauce and mix everything together well.
I served mine with a side of sauteed brussel sprouts, seasoned with garlic powder and ground red pepper
Delicious! I loved this meal. It really took me back to our days in SE Asia. I’ll definitely be making this again.
Well, folks, I’m off to bed! I’m already getting a late start. Tomorrow is a big day – my last day to prepare for PiYo and my first photo class instructor chat. Yay!
What’s your favorite type of food? It’s no secret that Mexican food = my life. But I do love me some asian food as well!
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