The Ones

I like dates like today: 1/1/10. Makes me smile.

You know what else makes me smile?

Bacon.

Breakfast

The boy was a champ and whipped up breakfast this AM while I got ready for Nordie’s. He made a scramble.

Bell Pepper + Onion

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Bacon (leftover from yesterday)

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Plus 4 eggs

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Scrambled

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Topped with sour cream

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I heart bacon.

Lunch

I had last night’s leftovers. General Tso chicken and some Mongolian Beef. No rice. Just straight up meat with a few veggies hiding.

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And 2 chocolates for dessert!

Dinner

The boy was a champ and got started on the chopping for dinner while I was getting off work.

Tonight’s meal plan: Chicken Parmesan

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He started by chopping some onion and shallot.

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Apparently the shallot was quite intense and made him cry.

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Poor baby.

When I got home, I filleted a couple chicken breasts, ran them through a whole grain breadcrumb mix, and cooked them up in a bit of oil then set aside.

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Next, I sautéed the onion, shallot, and a huge helping of garlic.

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Added about a cup of wine and simmered it for awhile.

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Then I added 2 cans of tomato sauce, salt, pepper, a dash of cayenne, and fresh basil.

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After simmering a bit, and a couple of taste testings, I placed the chicken back in the pan, topped with some shaved parmesan, and simmered a bit longer.

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The chicken was served over spaghetti noodles.

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This whole time, I sipped on a pineapple + rum that Jodus made for me! (And gin + tonic for him!)

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Dinner was superb. I’m really preferring using canned tomato sauce instead of jars of spaghetti sauce. There is more of a tomato flavor and it saves $$$.

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Dessert

Another drink!

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And So Delicious ice cream!

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We are watching Charlie Brown Christmas (cuz we haven’t gotten around to it before now!) and then heading to bed! More work tomorrow, 10-6. Boo.

-L4L-

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2 Responses

  1. Yum … a day full of delicious food! : )

    Ha, I never did watch Charlie Brown Christmas either … but I am drinking out of a Christmas mug if that counts for anything.

  2. i love how whole wheat spaghetti holds together so much better 🙂 looks great

    xxx peony

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