Breakfast at work: Kashi, vanilla protein powder, almond milk, peaches.
Lunch at work: Leftover sloppy joes (open face on a sandwich thin) and sweet potato fries.
Pre-physical therapy snack: Chocolate Avocado Softserve
1/2 very ripe avocado, 1/2 scoop vanilla protein powder, 1/2 scoop chocolate protein powder, 1 Tbsp cocoa powder, 4 drops stevia, 2 Tbsp almond milk, 1/2 frozen banana
I may or may not have licked the Magic Bullet blade clean. It was the creamiest, most decadent treat I’ve made in a long time – definitely keeping avocados on hand from now on!
Approximate nutrition: 215 calories, 7g fat, 30g carbs, 15 g protein
After physical therapy I picked up the fiance’ and we headed to the country club to taste some of the potential menu choices for the wedding. First up was wedding soup, which we gave a thumbs down. We’ll serve salad instead since it will still be hot in September. I only tasted a piece of the spinach.
Mixed greens salad – thumbs up. Once I saw my favorite vegetable sitting on top of the salad, I was sold! I think people prefer to dress their own salads and this option allows us to have two dressing choices.
Caesar salad – definite thumbs up, but we think the majority of the guests would prefer the mixed greens salad.
Beef entree #1: Fiance’s preference – tenderloin with a mushroom sauce, green beans almondine, and duchess potato. He said this steak was really tender, and I like the presentation with the tomato/spinach garnish.
Chicken entree #1: Thumbs down! From the menu description it sounded decadent (“stuffed with boursin cheese and herbs”), but it looked too much like KFC to serve at my wedding. When we cut into it, we didn’t see any cheese anyhow!
Chicken entree #2: Chicken picatta. I tasted the mushrooms/sauce and it was light but very flavorful. This was served with the twice baked potato. I think this will be our chicken selection.
Beef entree #2: London broil with bernaise, zucchini, and twice baked. The fiance’ said this meat was tough. I prefer zucchini to green beans but he loved their almondine, so we’ll probably pick green beans. The potatoes were really similar, so we’ll go with the twice baked just because it’s larger.
I came home and de-stressed with a nice glass of vino.
And since I didn’t get a WHOLE lot to eat, I made a quick batch of a recipe that I saw yesterday and was curious about: Chocolate Covered Katie’s PB Chocolate Fudge. Another delicious recipe!
I let it chill for about an hour and was really proud of myself for eating only this much last night:
How much does wedding food really matter (as a guest or to you at your wedding)? I figure the guests will be more focused on the drinks, cookies, appetizers, and cake than the dinner itself.
Happy WIAW all!