Project complete!

I finished my project today!! I had five this month, and this was my last one. I gave it to my boss, who I’m sure is going to have comments on it, but it doesn’t matter… I can breathe! I left work at 5:4opm today. Amazing!! Needless to say, I’m in fantastic mood, and can’t wait to plan our upcoming vacation. Thank you all again for all the restaurant suggestions! A few of you mentioned the same places, which probably means they are really not to be missed. I can’t wait!!! :mrgreen:

BREAKFAST

I kept my eats as clean as possible today. I felt I needed to detox a bit. Banana oats with unsweetened dried cherries, turkish apricots, flax and almond slivers. Simple and delicious :)

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LUNCH

Tuna/hummus/pickle wrap + baby carrots. If you haven’t tried adding hummus to your tuna yet, you’re missing out. It really makes everything nice and creamy (I used 2T for a can of tuna and with these proportions you don’t actually taste the hummus) – no mayo necessary, and you get some healthy fats :)

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SNACKS

Clearly, I’m obsessed!

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This is what 100 calories of nuts looks like, if you’re curious ;)

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See the little packets of ketchup in the right top corner? I thought they were so cute so I had to take a picture (this is at work)!! I’m such a dork :lol: What’s not cute is the high fructose corn syrup in the ingredients list. We only buy organic Heinz ketchup for the house (same taste, no junk!).

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DINNER

Organic chicken and green beans in TJ’s masala simmering sauce + brown rice

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This was a quick and easy dinner, but nothing special. We missed the creaminess of the chicken tikka masala you get at restaurants (which unfortunately is full of full fat yogurt and cream).

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I baked some pumpkin pie muffins for breakfast tomorrow. I may have to get a little taste test while they’re still warm from the oven ;)

Oh for workout today, I took a crazy abs and spin classes. Lately my workouts have been extra intense. Not sure if it’s me or the instructors :)   Off to get ready for tomorrow. I’m actually going to attempt to get up early for an pre-work workout. We’ll see how that goes :???:

The winner of the V8 soup giveaway will be announced tomorrow night.

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13 comments to Project complete!

  • ksquared22

    in austin you must go to baby a’s( baby Acapulco, _ and get the purple margarita…trust me! The belmont has a really nice roof top lounge ( try their signature martini)…their menu isnt too bad either! There’s so much to do too aside from the food! I work in Austin at the University during the summers, email me if you’d like some suggestions… I could go on forever!!

  • I’ve never tried mixing hummus w/tuna! It’s actually sounds really good!

  • So glad your project is done! Hopefully it will be me leaving at 5:40 tomorrow!

  • Sounds like you’ve been busy! And a mini vacation? Can’t wait to read about it. I hope you’re going somewhere fun.
    Hummus with tuna is a great idea. I’ve tried using Greej yogurt before and it’s not the same. Maybe hummus would be more creamy?

  • Yay! Congrats on finishing, hope things are quieter for you now at work :)

  • Congratulations! What a great feeling it must have been to hand that in!

    I’ll have to try hummus mixed in tuna…. I put mustard in it and like it a lot, but hummus sounds wonderful!

  • sister inna

    i definitely have to try that tuna/hummus combo. sounds great :D
    i am so jealous of your exciting workouts lately — i’m in a total workout rut and my gym just canceled one of my favorite classes :( perhaps this is a hint from the gods i need to get into spinning lol

  • Ooh – I hope you like the brownies if you make them! They’re fun. :-)

  • Very clean eats today!
    Adding hummus to tuna is a must for me. I also add some salsa and stir it all up into a gross, but yummy mess.

  • oh the 100 cal nut packs might be a really good thing for me!!

  • Elina

    ksquared22 – thanks for great vacation suggestions! :)

    Estela – it is a great combo. Let me know if you like it if you try it :D

    Kate – I did!! ;)

    Lara – I think hummus will add the creaminess you’re looking for! I also think that mixing in yogurt is just not the same, especially if you let it sit – it separates. Eww.

    Kirsten – thanks! I’m hoping I can spread the work load better now so that I don’t have to work long nights and weekends anymore. :grin:

    Shannon – I think I tried mustard a while back and liked it but I forgot about this fun addition. I’m definitely going to add some next time! :)

    Innz – yes, I think you’ll really like spinning after a few classes! I think it should give you the intensity you’re looking for.

    Ashley – I’m pretty sure I’m making them. If not this weekend, then next :D

    Runtothefinish – I love the packs. I know it’s a bit wasteful, but it helps with portion control so I’m all for making everything into 100 calorie packs ;)

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