Monday, February 03, 2014

HEARTBROKEN! and a menu plan

I'm still in my Denver hat today.


So yeah. Yesterday was brutal. When the second half started with Harvin returning the kickoff for a touchdown...it almost got comical. I mean, I had to laugh, otherwise I'd cry! Or start kicking things and screaming profanities. In front of the children. That wouldn't have been good. I think I said outloud, "I don't think it can get any worse." And it was like the football Gods laughed in my face. Bwahahahahaha! YES, IT CAN! When Manning set a record for most completions in a Super Bowl...but we still lost by 497 points?? That was comedy. Black Hearted Comedy.

As heartbroken and surprised as I was to see the game go down like that, the Seahawks played an amazing game and deserved to win. This morning at dropoff, one of the Dad's of a boy in Wyatt's class said to me, "That's a bold statement you're making with that hat today. You are brave." "Not brave," I replied. "They're just my team."


As much as yesterday sucked, that doesn't mean I don't still love them.



Today I will mend my broken heart with leftover cupcakes and focus my craziness elsewhere...like The Bachelor is on tonight, and my current book is getting zombie apocalypse good, and it's only 17 days til I see BG really close up. February...you started out with a kick in the gut, but I am ready for you. 

Here's what will be on our table this week. Recycling some meals as we got thrown off schedule and grabbed take out too much last week! 

MONDAY
B – we grabbed bagels on the way to school. My cupboards look like Mother Hubbard's. To the grocery store I go...
L – Turkey + havarti wraps, cantaloupe drizzled with honey
Snacks – Green juice, hard boiled egg
D – Pesto & mozzarella stuffed chicken breasts with roasted tomatoes & green beans

TUESDAY
B – Portabella garden burger topped with spinach + a poached egg
Snacks – Greek yogurt w/berries, beet + carrot juice
D – Chicken lettuce wraps and steamed rice (I substitute a mixture of molasses and balsamic vinegar for the soy and hoisin to make the recipe GF) 

WEDNESDAY
B -  Gluten Free breakfast casserole and pineapple
L - Tuna salad with rice vinegar + avocado, gala apple
Snacks - blueberry + pear juice, hard boiled egg
D – White chicken enchiladas and black beans (my go-to "friends with new baby" dinner)

THURSDAY
B – Berry juice smoothies, english muffins with peanut butter
L – Egg salad sandwich, veggies + hummus
Snacks – salt + vinegar kale chips, Green juice
D – Open faced burgers with zucchini fries

FRIDAY
B – Egg whites scrambled with turkey, spinach & mozzarella 
L – Carrot + red pepper soup with goat cheese and Dukkah spice
Snacks - fresh fruit with unsweetened coconut, string cheese
D – Balsamic pork tenderloin with roasted butternut squash & fennel

PS - David Beckham made the first half bearable. Other than that...I liked Tebow's "contracts hold you back" commercials for T Mobile. And the dude who was "up for whatever" with Bud Light. And Mary Lou Retton looting Radio Shack. What were your favorites?

1 comment:

Andrea Worley said...

Love those cupcakes!

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