Memorial Day Weekend

My Memorial Day Weekend started out Saturday like this:

Yes, lasagna for breakfast.  It was my healthier version, made with ground turkey, whole wheat noodles, and reduced fat cheeses.  And, don’t worry, I had a salad too.  Yes for breakfast.  I was off to a good start.

After this hearty breakfast, I wasn’t too hungry for lunch.  I was out and about, and decided to stop at Tijuana Flats for some fun hot sauce sampling:

They have a great hot sauce bar, so we nibbled on some chips, salsa, queso, and guacamole.  And washed it all down with a shock top.

Shortly after, I enjoyed this iced skinny caramel machiatto from Starbucks.  I rarely get Starbucks, it’s a treat!

The fun didn’t stop there.  Dinner was a great experience at Bollywood Grill.  Bollywood Grill is an Indian restaurant that plays Indian movies outside:

I got the butter chicken with basmati rice:

Also tried some bites of the palak paneer, which is cubes of cheese in a spinach puree.  Just okay, but I loved my butter chicken.

And some somosas.

What a fun Saturday!!!!!!!!

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Meatless Monday Chili

Every once in a great while, I get a craving for a meatless meal. And in celebration of the ever popular Meatless Monday. I decided to throw together a meatless chili packed with veggies and grains.

My chilis are different every time. I really use a method and whatever ingredients I have on hand, rather than a recipe. Here is what I used today:

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