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Chili Cookoff

Hey hey! It was such a dreary day here in Atlanta. It has been raining since I got up this morning…

Perfect weather for a chili cookoff at work! I’ve never made chili (crazy) so I didn’t enter, but 12 other people did. Do you have a healthy chili recipe that I can try?

There were three categories- mild, medium and hot.

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Hmm… I’m not sure what CHILF stands for. Any guesses?

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It’s Miley! (Does anyone else love The Soup?) The guy who made this chili wrote a song to the tune of Miley Cyrus’ “Party in the USA.” Too funny.

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Plenty of cornbread to go around! I tried the one with jalapenos in it.

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And the big, bad winner? Number 5- B.S. Chili! It was really good- kind of spicy & full of flavor.

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Since it was this kinda day…

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I came home and finally made kale chips! If they have Katie’s heart, then they can have a stab at mine, too. 🙂

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They were delicious! I used a couple of bunches, sprinkled them with olive oil and sea salt, and baked them at 400* for 12 minutes.

It’s TV time… TMZ and Biggest Loser! 😉

-Laura

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What a day! I really can’t believe that it’s only Tuesday. Work was crazy because in addition to my normal work, I am the back-up dancer for a guy who is out on vacation all week.

I got out my camera this morning to show you guys what I normally eat for breakfast: oatmeal at my desk.

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In the plastic-

  • 1/2 c oats
  • 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/2 c canned pumpkin
  • 1/4 c skim milk
  • 1 tbs graham cracker crumbs
  • ~1 tbs chocolate chips
  • 1 tbs Bees Knees peanut butter

As far as lunch goes, some days I go home for lunch and other days I eat at my desk. I rarely go out for lunch- It’s a huge money saver and I don’t really enjoy eating out at lunch. Today was an eat at my desk kind of day. I grabbed some salad (no dressing) and a mini vanilla bean cupcake from a meeting, and heated up a Lean Cuisine. Not the most nutritious, but it did the trick so I just went with it.

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Do you guys ever have those days when you’re so busy all day that you just want to go home after work and relax? I was so tempted to do that, but I had my yoga bag in the car and I knew that I’d feel much better if I just went to yoga tonight. So from not yoga to hot yoga I went. 🙂

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Ahh… 90 minutes of bliss. It was 7:30 by the time I got home, so I wanted something quick for dinner.

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On the plate-

  • brown rice
  • black beans
  • sea salt
  • cumin
  • paprika
  • farm fresh egg

My co-worker was nice enough to bring in some eggs from his farm! He told me that the eggs you buy in the store are already 2-3 weeks old, so these will stay fresh for much longer. I love it when he brings in food from his farm- watermelon, tomatoes, you name it and he will bring it!

Do you see what I have on the background? TMZ… I love that show and think that Harvey Levin is hilarious. Do you ever watch it?

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Now, if you’ll excuse me, I have a piece of cake to eat. I saved a piece from last night and sent the rest home with the birthday crowd!

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Delicious!

-Laura

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