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Fourth of July and New Food

Thursday, July 04, 2013

Happy Fourth of July! Thank you to all those serving in the military to protect our freedom!

To celebrate our country's independence, I am going over to a co-worker's house to enough some good food with her family. They are smoking a pork shoulder and grilling some vegetables. They are always very health-minded when it comes to food, so I don't have to worry too much about being thrown off course.

They asked me to bring my "famous" Snickers salad, which I actually hadn't made for quite a few years. That will easily be the unhealthiest thing there. However, I think if I just eat 1/12 of the dish (which is still a generous amount) it won't set me far back. Here is the recipe for those interested:

And here is a picture, to get an idea how much one recipe makes:
I left the tomato and sweet potato in there as size references. It is really yummy (and simple to make). Just make sure you share it with friends!

I'm going to share one more recipe. This is one I invented earlier this week, and it was good! Filling but low in calories. I call it "cornmeal lasagna":

I'm all about simple and yummy and this did a good job attaining those qualifications.

I've been working out consistently for twelve days now, and I feel great! I'm wearing a new skort and shirt that I bought a little while ago that didn't fit at the time. It's funny that just a couple weeks can make such a noticeable difference, but I'll take it!

I'm due at the cookout in 5 minutes, so I suppose I should close this blog now. Happy holiday!
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