Monday, January 11, 2010

Lettuce Wraps and Hot Chocolate!

 
Morning guys!!  Hope your weekend was fantastic!
I didn’t get up to too much this weekend, but I did make 2 yummy recipes I thought you might ENJOY!

First off it’s rainy and windy here, I decided to stay home all day in my PJs,  do some reading, and studying… I also decided hot chocolate was just the remedy to such a day. 
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Now since I hadn’t had my green smoothie yet, I decided to make my hot chocolate with amazing grass and these other culprits
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I blended it all together in my magic bullet and popped it into the microwave.  It was to die for and full of tons of goodness!

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Bad news though – it’s official, amazing meal DOES NOT like my stomach – or the other way around. 
Oh well… it tasted amazing!  Guess I’ll have to try something else next time!

Then I got creative for dinner. 
I have been craving lettuce wraps since we were in Victoria
So I decided to make them – with a few healthy twists of course!

I cooked up some tofu, veggies, cilantro, hosin sauce and chinese 5 spice!
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Rather than using tradition iceberg lettuce which has virtually no nutritional value – I opted for Radicchio!
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I filled it with the tofu mixture
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and added some hummus!  This was my first time buying this kind and it’s fantastic!
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And I served the lettuce wraps with roasted sweet potatoe, which I popped in the oven with some cinnamon, salt and curry powder.
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All together now!
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I ended up adding the sweet potatoes into the wrap, as they were missing something!!

I think next time I will use ground turkey, as I wasn’t a huge fan of the tofu!!  But other than that it was good!!

All that mixed with this…
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and this
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Made for a pretty OK Sunday!

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Happy Monday – I am off to finish off my workout and do more studying – Then WORK this afternoon!!  Crazy concept, I can’t wait to see some of my kids!

19 comments:

  1. Those wraps look wonderful! Amazing Grass upsets my stomach too - such a bummer because it tastes yummy.

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  2. Uggggggg! As soon as I read the title of your post in my google reader, I was like "Noooo!" I just went to the store about 30 minutes ago on my lunchbreak. One thing I really wanted to buy was hot chocolate mix, and I totally forgot! Grrrr!

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  3. That sucks about the Amazing Grass, especially since you have such a big container of it and that stuff is NOT cheap :(

    The radicchio wasn't too bitter?

    And? Your dog is so cute!

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  4. wow that's the healthiest hot chocolate I've ever seen - way to go!

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  5. oh my gawwwwd i LOVE those little lettuce taco shells you used :) and they're gorgeous!

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  6. i love the look of this recipe, very colorful and i am a big fan of sweet potatoes... oh and your dog is spectacular! Added you to my best reads list at our blog.

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  7. Looks so gooooood! :) Love lots of color! :)

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  8. yum i have to try making those wraps!

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  9. I love sweet potato fries - we made those tonight :-)

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  10. everyone LOVES the sabra. i guess it's worth the $$$!

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  11. Wow those lettuce wraps look so good! I keep seeing everyone using Xagave I may have to try it sometime.

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  12. wow your raddicio boats look great and the filling looks amazing!

    glad to hear you made some Raw Balls. I love eating balls :) Can't wait to hear what kind you created!

    xoxo

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  13. Wow - those recipes BOTH sound fantastic. Will be trying those when I get home for sure.

    I have been wanting to try agave necter forever and haven't yet - you like?

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  14. wow what a GREAT DINNER!! love the lettuce wraps..so fresh!

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  15. Your meal looks incredible darling. I am sooo hungry and really feel like eating my laptop now because of your pictures!!! What is amazing meal?

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  16. Oh too bad about the amazing meal! That really sucks cause it is good. I never thought about making hot chocolate out of it. That is exactly what I am gonna do right now! Those lettuce wraps do look good as well. Have a great day!!!

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  17. This dinner looks fab girl and I don't like tofu! Hmmmm was that hummus really good? I am always scared to buy store bought incase it isn't good....

    Lance is so cute....he is good company over the weekend ;)

    XXOO

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