Tools of the trade
Sunday, December 02, 2012
Barely getting in a blog entry today, but I'm doing it. It was a hard day to get in my workouts too - homework that needed to get done by midnight was weighing (ha!) on my mind, so I cut out my run and a gym trip to focus. And I got it done by 8pm! I guess I could have gone to the gym with the hubs anyway, but I'm glad I focused on the most urgent task.
It's funny though, I felt like I was denying myself a treat when i didn't go on a run. That's a good sign. And I did get in 20 min of yoga and a super-abbreviated strength session with the bar in the garage. So I'm still ahead on calories.
I also cooked some stuff for the week. I haven't eaten either thing, so I can't tell you much about them yet, but I will later in the week. While I was cooking, I realized how lucky I am to have such great tools. Two of my faaaaaaaaaaaavorite things in the kitchen are my scale:(you can also consider these pics previews of what dishes I'm experimenting with)
and the mandolin that lets me cut things like eggplant so very thin:
Edit to add: I just took the cooked food out of the pan in the scale picture. It's a nonstick Calphalon bread pan that cost too much money and was thus a gift. AND IT'S NOW MY FAVORITE THING! (Spoiler:) My meatloaf just slid out of the pan with no extra oils or anything. Oh wondrous day! Oh joyous night!
What tools do you have in the kitchen that help you make healthy recipes?