A Busy Monday
I got up early this morning and decided to hit the gym since I hadn’t been in awhile. I’ve been running and doing dvds at home but was really starting to miss group exercise classes. I just love and thrive in that environment so I made a vow to start going to more of them now that my schedule is free.
I went to the strength class at 9am and figured I’d just be lifting weights, doing lunges, squats, etc. but it was so much more. The instructor brought out gliders which I’d never used before. We had to get in plank and use the gliders to do all this core and outer/inner thigh work. We also did a ton of squats, lunges, bicep curls, chest presses, overhead presses and plank work. I am so going to feel it in the morning.
It was definitely a fun class and the hour flew by. I was most surprised to see that I burned 467 calories doing strength training! I’m not sure what class I’ll take tomorrow.
I got home after class and was starving. I had a bunch of leftover canned pumpkin from some baking I’d done and I was wanting to use it up. I instantly thought of the pumpkin chili mexican scramble from running with spoons. This is the first time I made it with kidney beans (I usually use black beans) and it made a huge difference! I love this recipe because it’s quick and delicious.
After eating lunch, I got ready and went to Starbucks to do some design work. I had a tall iced coffee with soy and a tiny bit of pumpkin spice syrup. I don’t know if I can go back to hot coffee after drinking so much iced coffee this year.
I headed home after a couple of hours and had a piece of Ezekiel bread with almond butter, banana and agave nectar before heading out to a quick meeting regarding some freelance work.
Once I got out of the meeting I rushed home and already knew what I wanted to make for dinner: cheezy taco mac from Leftovers for Lunch. I never ate much hamburger helper as a kid, but this recipe still took me back. It was so good and made a ton so I’ll have lunch for myself and Greg all week.
I’m getting off here to do some tutorials on making website layouts in Photoshop. I’ve never constructed an entire site layout using only Photoshop before so I’m needing the brush up on my skills. If you know of any good tutorial sites please let me know!Uncategorized | Tags: Dinner, Lunch, Recipe | 8 comments