Busy Day

Good evening! I hope you have had a great Monday…I’ve been non-stop since I left home this morning….I love my job…but I’m lucky I don’t have long days like this too often….

This morning, I taught a gastric bypass pre-surgery nutrition class…and then I grabbed a quick lunch…my sweet husband made me an egg salad sandwich and I had some cheddar veggie chip crumbles with it…you know, I realized that I had never had an egg salad sandwich before today….is that weird? It was really good (and quick, which I needed today)…

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And, I was excited to trim some fresh herbs from our Aerogarden to use in a cooking demo for weight loss class tonight…I had basil, globe basil, parsley, oregano, and cilantro…

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This afternoon, I had more of our awesome Golden pineapple as a snack at my desk…delicious!

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I did a couple of individual nutrition consults for diabetes this afternoon, then boot camp, then weight loss class. My great co-worker and friend Heather had done all of the prep and planning and I was there to help with a grilling cooking demo for our weight loss class tonight. Heather did such a great job planning and organizing everything….I’ll post the recipes later in the week. We started with bruschetta on grilled whole grain bread, then we made these delicious portobello burgers….

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And, we grilled some chicken breasts in a wonderful lemon dill marinade…and some grilled apples and pears for dessert….I had a little bite of each course…

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What a fun way to teach our class that eating healthy can also be delicious!! Fun night- but, man was I tired and so happy to be home…It was after 8:30 when I got home and my amazing husband had this lovely dinner waiting for me….cheese ravioli with marinara and garlic bread with pesto….

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And, a yummy salad…

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I feel a little disconnected from the blog world…I haven’t gotten to check in with any of you today…but, don’t worry, tomorrow I will catch up…can’t wait to see what you’ve been up to!

Goodnight, I have to teach Sculpt at 6 am, so I am hitting the bed…Sleep well!

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8 responses to “Busy Day

  1. What a busy Monday! Great husband to make you a yummy lunch and dinner! 🙂

    The portobello burgers look and sound delicious! I can’t wait for the recipe…

  2. Wow, you had a busy day! I still think it’s really cool that you have an herb garden– I got some basil plants the other day, and I’m excited to grow my own!

    Those portobello burgers look so good, and I love the grilled apples and pears! I wish I had a grill.

    Have a great night!

  3. what a sweet hubby you have! Everything looks yummy…especially those grilled fruits!!

    hope you have a great day tomorrow…less hectic than Monday!

  4. Those portobello burgers look awesome!

  5. angiesappetite

    Thanks, guys!!

    I will get the recipes up in the next couple of days!

    And, Anne, we do have a veggie garden outside…but my herbs are grown inside in our Aerogarden….grows awesome herbs and you don’t have to deal with the bugs!
    http://www.aerogrow.com/

  6. I love your addition of pesto on your bread- such a great way to get in some healthy fat and flavor! I love pesto!

  7. wow, you’re a crazy gal! But those classes sound like a lot of fun. I would love to start a business and do cooking demonstrations, hands-on classes, meal planning, etc. Do you do the classes through your work, does insurance pay for it? Thanks for any tips!
    -kristen

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