Friday, November 11, 2011

Eleven, Eleven, Eleven :)

Hello friends, thanks for the nice comments I wish the pics of the frozen pumpkin yogurt and fudge were mine but they are the pics that came with the recipes. I have recovered from my meatloaf disappointment, Wednesday I made the pumpkin chilli from skinny taste and it was delish. Next time I might try adding a little jalapeno for some heat and flavor. I think this would be a good recipe to make and freeze. One of my coworkers has been telling me about chicken in the crock pot with salsa verde so I tried it yesterday I used four chicken breasts and a jar of salsa verde. The result was tender delicious chicken that we used for taco bowls. Taco bowls last night were the salsa verde chicken with cheese, sour cream, cilantro, napa cabbage, tomato and avocado...delish.

I feel really silly talking about pinterest like  I know what I am doing because it is still new to me and I'm not very good at some things yet. Such as being able find friends who aren't in my e-mail contacts or friends on facebook. What I do know about pinterest is that is super fun place to get inspiration for all sorts of projects and you don't have to set up an account to search for things.

I have fallen off the exercise wagon a bit and I need to get back on. I have a pilates chair, zumba and Tracy Anderson on my computer so I have no excuse. Exercise is important for physical and mental health. I have been having a bit of a hard time lately feeling a little overwhelmed and stressed. I think part of it is the change in weather and short days. The lack of sunlight in is hard and I need to start taking vitamin D supplements.

I hope everyone has a good Friday, funny that it's 11/11/11. In case you forgot today is Veteran's Day, if you know any give them a shout out today it makes them feel respected for their service and good about themselves. Have a wonderful day friends. TGIF :)


  1. I've fallen too (off the exercise wagon). I must get back on--cold weather/winter often does this to me. And I take extra Vit. D too.
    The chili recipe is on my to do. I keep hearing how good it is,and I like making something I can eat for lunch for few days.
    I wish you a very happy weekend-

  2. HI Katie, The chicken salsa verde idea sounds so great. I am gonna do that.
    I went to pintrest and see why you like it so much. Tons of stuff on there.
    I think we are all slacking a bit on the exercise. I am not walking as long as I used to, but I have been running my stairs a lot.
    Have a great day :-)

  3. You added Anonymous! :) Ive been slacking on exercise since I started the BFC. Im finding that it makes me really hungry. Cant wait to try the chicken. It sounds great. Happy 11-11-11 :)

  4. Hi Katie. Definitely get some Vitamin D. That is the greatest vitamin, and everyone should be taking it. The chicken dish sounds delicious. I am getting so many great ideas from all of you. I have to start pulling my weight ( get it?!) and start coming up with some new ones! Hope you have a wonderful weekend. Hugs to you from me!

  5. I love Pinterest for fall fashion ideas and decorating. LOVE IT! I really wanted to do the Tracy Andersen program but never splurged for it. Ive just started doing Wii Fit again. The boxing and hula hoop (20 mins each on Expert level) really leave me sore. I dont like to run when its cold outside this yr for some reason.

  6. I am afraid to start looking on pinterest. I'm afraid I'll get lost there. Seriously, I don't need another place to get sidetracked from my own life, I do fine! heh heh. Happy Friday to you!

  7. Ok, now I'm going to have to check out Pinterest! I can always use some inspiration in my life on how to do new things! I have never gotten on the exercise wagon and really need to find something I enjoy doing. My problem is that I always get so bored doing exercise - isn't that silly! Remember when we were young and riding bikes, jumping rope, and playing tag were just fun things to do? That's what I need to find, something fun to do that is a workout but seems like fun!

  8. Katie, you and me both on the exercise. I have only been to Zumba twice in a month! Ugh...I know it makes me feel and look better, but it is a chore to get started again.
    I started doing pinterest too. I have really enjoyed it. There was a recipe for chocolate chip, bacon cookies!! I pinned it in case I ever get too skinny I can eat them! And that will never happen.
    We had snow today:( I'm sure you did too. I am so not ready for this!