Hello again! We should have internet again at our house on Wednesday, but til then my posts might continue to be sporadic. Dave and I are at Starbucks right now, reading, catching up on emails, and hanging out. And eating a little dark chocolate. Perfect.
I tried my hand at these “snobby joes” last week, with a few modifications given what we had on hand. And by a few modifications I mean that I basically used that recipe as a guideline and then made up my own. The result was pretty delicious if you ask me. I enjoyed eating the filling at breakfast, sans bread. It was so warm and filling!
- 1c. uncooked lentils
- 4c. water
- 1 onion, chopped
- 3 cloves garlic, pressed
- 12oz. can tomato sauce
- 8oz. can tomato paste
- 1/3c. barbecue sauce
- 1T. mustard
- 1t. dry mustard
- 1T. oregano
- 1t. salt
- 1c. cooked kidney beans or black beans, or a mix of the two
- 2T. worcestershire sauce
In the future I would like to try these with more veggies – maybe some diced carrots and peppers? It’s a quick meal to make for sure!
Sadly, that’s the only picture I have on my computer, as I forgot to transfer the other pictures on the camera to the computer before we came to Starbucks. Future posts might show some of the wedding festivities from this weekend (seriously had some of the most beautiful decorations) and more of the house… although it’s still in a state of disarray! We have yet to find any satisfactory furniture!
Running this week has been l-a-m-e. After moving on Monday/Tuesday I was sore and tired. Then Thursday when Dave and I tried to go for a run my right thigh muscle felt tight and painful, so I stopped. Today I ran for the first time in a week! While technically I’m in training for the September marathon, I’m not worried about getting off course. I think this week was good for me to lay low considering we were still doing a lot of activity, out of whack schedules and sleep patterns, and just the high emotion/stress of the week with keeping organized and being excited and overwhelmed with house stuff. I plan on jumping right back into running and the training plan this week!