Healthy and Sane

It’s happening!

January 20th, 2010 · 21 Comments · Uncategorized

It’s no joke, our kitchen is officially under construction. This is what I saw when I walked into the house tonight…

It’s happening, it’s really happening!! :mrgreen:

Work was crazy busy but I stayed on track with my food, despite being unable to fit a workout in. I knew it would be the case, so I didn’t even bring my workout clothes with me. This way I didn’t feel guilty at all – it was all about finishing my project… which I did, seconds before my boss left! Phew.

I’m running a bit late, so here are my eats for the day. Let me know if something jumps out and you want more details :)

The highlight of my eats was this fig pastry I got at Tatte as my treat of the day. SO AMAZING!!

I tried to eat only half…

… but went back for more later in the night. 😳 I’ll try to keep it extra clean today to make up for it. Worth every calorie though!!

I’m so happy it’s Wednesday already. Happy hump day everybody!! 😀

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21 Comments so far ↓

  • #1 - Maria

    Good luck with the remodel. We are thinking about doing ours really soon! I might be asking you for support when I have no kitchen:)

  • #2 - sister inna

    yo what is that mac and cheese thing? looks so wrong — it reminds me of spam hee hee heee

  • #3 - Coco

    Congrats girl on remodeling your kitchen! We def have to have a cooking session in there when it’s complete! Yum yum yum that mac and cheese looks divine. I’ve never spruced up a boxed macaroni, but it’s such a great idea!!!! I’m going to step and sculpt tonight if your interested!

  • #4 - Shannon (The Daily Balance)

    SO EXCITING!!! you must continue to share progress pics! 😉

  • #5 - Nicole (dishin')

    That is so awesome…your new kitchen is going to be great!

  • #6 - Jon

    Congrats on the kitchen moving forward! Quick question – are you and your husband able to leave the contractor there by himself to work on it? My wife and I would like to redo our kitchen, but it’s not really possible for one of us to be home for the week or two it would take. But it sounds like it’s possible to find someone trustworthy enough to leave them there for the day?

    Thanks!

  • #7 - Elina

    Maria – cool. You got it!

    Innz – it’s Niman Ranch ham. It’s the best ham ever!! All natural, etc. and tastes incredible. As I was slicing it up, I said I prefer it over chocolate. Of course after buying that fig tart, dessert won 😆

    Coco – I’m going to spin at lunch. Let me know how the step and sculpt class is. I think it’s a new instructor!

    Shannon – I definitely will. :)

    Jon – yes, I trust our contractor so we gave him a set of keys so neither one of us has to be home. I think that’s how it’s usually done. You really need to trust the person to work on your house so leaving the keys wasn’t a big deal for us. Good luck with your remodel!

  • #8 - Gabriela

    Hey, Elina!
    Such delicious eats :)
    Specially the Mac N´Cheese, YUM!
    hahahaha.
    Oh, and one thing: I´m traveling to Boston next week, and I really wanted some tips! Do you know any good spots around St. James Avenue?
    Good Luck with your kitchen makeover!
    Brazilian Kisses,
    Gabriela

  • #9 - Mae @ OhhMay

    I loveeee figs!! The kitchen is going to look amazing and it’s making progress so quickly!!

  • #10 - Sophie @ yumventures

    The fig tart looks amaaaazing! Good luck with the remodeling, so many kitchen adventures to come!

  • #11 - Diana @ frontyardfoodie

    Wowsers! Your kitchen really is gone! It’s gonna be so awesome once it’s finished though!

  • #12 - Madeline @ GreensandJeans

    So very exciting about the remodel! That fig tart looks a-freaking-mazing.

  • #13 - Maris

    Congratulations – can’t wait to see the finished product!

  • #14 - Estela @ Weekly Bite

    Wow! I love remodels! Please continue to post pics of the progress! I love this kind of stuff :)

  • #15 - Evan Thomas

    That tart looks amazing!
    Is that the muffins on sale ate Whole Foods this week?

  • #16 - Good Taste. Healthy Me

    yay new kitchen! So exciting!! :)

  • #17 - RunToTheFinish

    wowza you are really doing a full overhaul, how exciting

  • #18 - Amy

    where do you get those somersaults? they look delicious!

  • #19 - Elina

    Gabriela- hmm, there is nothing good right there, but if you’re willing to walk a bit (or take a short cab ride), I can probably suggest a few places. Let me think about it!

    Evan – no, these are the Zen bakery mango blueberry (they come in a container of 4)… I did get them at WF.

    Amy – I got these particular mini packs from the company, but I have purchased the slightly larger bags directly from http://www.somersaultsnackco.com/ and also from Amazon. They ARE delicious :)

  • #20 - Jenna

    Dessert looks fab!

  • #21 - Lara (Thinspired)

    Now I get it 😉 How exciting though! When is it due to be finished?
    Lovin’ the mac and ham dinner. I’m thinking we’re going to have some mac with TJ’s chicken nuggets tonight :)