Couponing It Up

Um, last night I fell asleep watching the Biggest Loser. hehe… Sorry for leaving you hanging. 😉

Breakfast

Semi-random breakfast feast for me yesterday.

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2 fried eggs

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2 Morningstar soysages

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Toast with almond butter

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Somehow, that didn’t fend off hunger too well.

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I needed a mid-morning snack while playing musical desks at work.

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Lunch

It was Wednesday so Carole always has cookies on Wednesday. That means Leah always has cookies on Wednesday.

Today, it was chocolate chip.

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I was having a late lunch with the girls so the cookie held me over nicely.

I may have had another one after lunch too. 😉

For lunch, Ashley, Christina and I went to a “new” sushi place: Sushi Maru.

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Apparently we were coming at the tail end of their lunch so the selection was waning. I didn’t have any trouble finding something to fill my belly though!

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Christina doesn’t like sushi but came along for the company and ended up dining on desserts!

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It was nice to hang out. But I’m sort of tired of eating out after essentially a week straight.

Dinner

After work, I took care of some business.

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$169 later (after a $25 off coupon), I headed to the grocery store.

$88 later (after over $37 in savings with coupons and specials), I made it home by 6pm and got cracking on dinner.

But first! I poured myself some wine – Black Box Pinot Grigio!

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Ok, now to dinner!

While I cooked, I was also watching TBL from a couple weeks ago! So fun!

I made Mexican Succotash minus the poblano and guesstimating the measurements. For some reason, it was lacking from the first time I made it.

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I had it over some artisan lettuce.

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With half an avocado on the side.

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And a few slices of pan fried polenta.

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The jury is still out on whether I dig polenta or not.

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After dinner, I got to work on some Banana Nut Muffins since I had 3 overripe bananas staring me down while I ate.

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I used a half wheat/half white flour mixture (and a dab of barley flour).

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After said baking, I cleaned the kitchen from top to bottom, took out the recycling, and unpacked from this weekend and did some general straightening up.

Then I poured myself another glass of wine and put on another TBL episode, and proceeded to crash and burn.

😀

-L4L-

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8 Responses

  1. My kind of breakfast! I love eggs and faux sausage!

  2. We totally have cookie (or brownie or whatever) Thursday at my museum because a volunteer bakes and brings them in. Good, and bad all at once 🙂

  3. Leah..how do the ‘soy sausages’ taste?? I’ve never tried them – do they pretty much taste like regular sausage?? Can ya give me a run down??

    • I like them because they aren’t as greasy and don’t hit your stomach really hard! They are a little drier since they don’t have the fat but they are really tasty!

      • I will have to try them……I don’t like a lot of grease anyway – I’ll give them a shot!

  4. I bought that same kind of polenta and thus far have been scared to try it.

  5. I had browning bananas this weekend and made spelt banana bread, but muffins would be great to try next time! mmm 🙂

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