Mushroom Gravy

Last night I was looking for a side dish to eat with my lonely chicken breast. Originally, I was going to get a second chicken breast, cut each in half and make Lightened Up Chicken Parmesan. However, I needed a side dish.

At first, I was thinking spaghetti squash with sauce could be my side dish. I mean, spaghetti and chicken parm are perfect together. But, I stopped at a friend’s house after work and still needed to stop at the store. It was going to be late when I got home and I still needed to cook dinner.  I wasn’t in the mood to wait close to an hour for the spaghetti squash to roast. I also didn’t want to take the time to shred it up after. It’s easy. I know it is. But it’s time consuming. If you’ve ever made it, you know what I mean.

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Screw-ups, or are they?

I’ve been slacking on grocery shopping this week. It lead to me officially running out of eggs and milk leaving me not much to eat for breakfast. Definitely not my usual 2 eggs, 2 turkey sausage patties and a glass of milk. What’s a girl to do?

Not make smart decisions, that’s what.

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Carbs

Today was a carb day. I didn’t mean for it to be one. It just sort of happened. How you might ask? By not sticking to my plan.

I had a low point breakfast – 2 eggs with 3 pieces of turkey bacon (2 pts). I took my lunch to work – remember the leftovers from my Monday night (4 pts)? I had plenty to work with. So, when I took a coworker to Cupcake a la Mode for his birthday, I decided to get one for myself.

What?!

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4th of July

What do you think of when you think of 4th of July? I think of fireworks of course! But I also think of sun, pool/lake, friends, family, food, lots and lots of food and drinks (probably a lot of those as well). The first 5 things won’t affect you in the point department but the last 2 most certainly can.

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