Morning, friends! Things are back to usual over here today after a city-wide snow day yesterday.
Since our internet didn’t go out, it was basically a normal workday, but it was fun having Matt working from home with me. 🙂 After getting some work done in the morning, we took a little walking break to check out the snow. I love how quiet and calm fresh snow makes everything seem. Very peaceful!
My track workout was (obviously) cancelled yesterday morning, so I enjoyed sleeping in! I don’t have access to a treadmill (and hate them anyway) and I actually felt like I was ready for a rest day, so I just counted the morning walk and a nice sunshine-filled afternoon walk I took solo as my exercise for the day. Perfect!
Part of the reason I was so sore was that I hit up CorePower Yoga on Monday with my buddy Karen! We did their sculpt class, as usual, which is like yoga + boot camp on crack in a heated room, and it was insane as always. Love it! I’m always so sweaty after the class that I bring all my stuff to shower. After, we hit Sweetgreen for lunch to catch up. Such a nice treat!
On Monday night, in light of the impending snowstorm, Matt decided to push his cooking challenge night up a day! As you remember, every Tuesday night Matt and I alternate making something new-to-us and interesting, and whoever is in charge does all the planning/cooking/cleaning (although usually we’re nice and help the other with the cleaning). It’s a fun tradition we’ve started!
Matt decided to make Lentil Tacos with Carrot-Jicama Slaw from the awesome vegan Thug Kitchen Cookbook, which I got for Christmas. Greatest tagline ever: “Eat Like You Give a F*ck.”
Tacos in progress:
The tacos were very unique – more Asian-y than Mexican! The “meat” was a combination of lentils (Matt couldn’t find the black lentils it called for, so he used regular lentils) and mushrooms with some seasonings. The “salsa” was cilantro, jalapeno, basil, garlic, and various other things.
All ready to go!
We both gave them two thumbs up. Healthy and light, but flavorful, and so unlike any tacos we’ve ever had! Yum.
Even better is we had leftovers to enjoy for lunch yesterday. 🙂
…Which apparently fueled Matt up for an epic Zara glamour shoot. I found a ton of adorable photos on my camera when I uploaded the food pics this morning!
I know I’m biased, but… man, she is cute. Also, that’s our breakfast table we always tell her not to sit on, obviously. Lol. She’s lucky she’s so cute. 😉
Have a good one, my friends! 🙂
Before I go:
- For local peeps, I’ll be at the Whole Foods in Glover Park next Monday night doing an event to promote my Nutrition for Runners Program. I’ll be talking about some typical nutrition-related mistakes that runners often make, and demo-ing and sharing samples from a couple recipes in the ebook (a homemade sports drink and super easy long run energy bites). It’s free, so if you’re free, you should come! 🙂 Sign up here.
- I wrote a brand-partner freelance article recently for the Huffington Post all about probiotics. I thought some of you might find it interesting, especially those of you that enjoy my more science-y/nutrition focused posts! Check it out: So, What the Heck is a Probiotic?