I Heart Chili.

After a long, rainy work day, all I wanted was some comforting chili.  I came home and whipped this up:

I never make the same chili twice.  I just use what I have.  This one has ground turkey with half my spice cabinet, including: salt, pepper, chili powder, garlic powder, onion powder, cumin, coriander, cayenne, paprika, cinnamon, and cocoa powder.  Yep just a pinch.  Sauteed some veggies (onions, celery, and jalapeno), boiled some dried ancho chilis in chicken broth, then whirled them up in a blender, added that to the pot along with a can of garbanzo beans, diced tomatoes, and 2 cans tomato sauce.  Cooked in a crock pot and served over brown rice.  I’m a happy, full girl.

But back to breakfast.  I had a bowl of oatmeal before work:

I took some pictures of the wedding set up, but forgot to shoot my yummy salad for lunch.  Oh well, here’s the wedding:

It’s 7:00 pm Sunday, I’m putting on my jammies and curling up in my bed. Bye.

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Yummy Lunch, Disgusting Dinner

My eats started off normal and great this morning with my typical bowl of oatmeal with bananas and cinnamon.  Then lunch was a yummy treat prepared by my friend Jean because I forgot to pack mine and we decided on a random Stein Mart trip after work.  Look at the gloriousnous:

A hot pressed cuban on a bagel thin with cheddar Sun Chips. It was awesome! Thanks Jean!  And such a pretty plate too.

Dinner on the other hand was pretty much a disaster.  I thought I would be lazy and just throw some packed food together.

Exhibit A:

Exhibit B:

Exhibit C:

All put together:

Looks innocent enough.

Verdict:

Meatless beef chunks= Yuck!

How, oh how should I get my protein?  I know:

Yogurt!  I polished off the container.  Just what I needed.

Gotta get my rest, tomorrow is the first wedding of our “fall” season.  Good night!