Sunday, October 25, 2009

Weekly Cooking- Sunday Edition

Today was started with a beautiful brunch in the sunshine with my parents.  We got hyped up on coffee as promised and enjoyed some treats over some great conversation.

The also brought over this little morsel of hell.  I was oh-so-virtuous and held off on having any this morning but a piece of the chocolate mess at the bottom right corner is now sitting like a rock in my stomach.  Nobody's perfect, right?
I also stopped by a vegetable store on my way home and bought some of these beauties to keep us full this week.  We had a photo shoot and these biotches worked it for the camera:

We also did some homework and went on a walk.  We love going to this reservoir near our home and the scenery is absolutely beautiful.  Each circle is 2.7 miles and we did 2.  When I came home I was still feeling the weather and went on a little jog for 30 minutes.  I was dying to show it to ya'll and asked my husband to take my picture.  This is the best one we could get of the front side of my body.  Behind that blurry girl is a really pretty scene- I promise.  I cropped myself out of the second picture, but notice how crystal clear it is.

Sunday Cooking
Today I took my first stab at two classic comfort foods- lasagna and mashed potatoes.  My taste tester liked both, so look for my upcoming recipe posts of how I healthified these two classics.  I didn't have any of either of these because I was not that hungry today (saving room for cheesecake) . 

I did have some of this salad before I got bored and wanted chocolate:

Mike's dessert was some plantains- all I did was heat them up on the pan with some spray olive oil, brown sugar, and cinamon.  They were good!

We just finished watching Amazing Race and are off to bed!  
Do you have any fun Sunday traditions?  I think you know what mine are!


Naomi said...

yum! your two classics sound great and what a beautiful day you had! we had one of those days yesterday too here in boston!!

Not these days but when I was younger, sunday was bobolli pizza night! my brother and I had the mini individual ones and we would make our own pizzas!! I miss those days!

The Candid RD said...

I love plantains! They look great, but not as delicious as that cheesecake, yum.
Sunday traditions include Fantasy Foodball for Nick (haha!) and Amazing Race when he gets back from work around 10:30 at night :(

Mari said...

lol Mike finally got his platanos!

Missy said...

Your lasgana looks great! So do the plantains! My Sunday traditions are cooking and cleaning! Also watching sorts is the boyfriend is over!

Jessica said...

Sunday traditions for me = church, relaxing and cooking. And some form of TV at night. :)

Abby (Abbys Vegan Eats) said...

I absolutely love plantains!! As for my sunday routine.. cleaning, laundry,! sooo boring.
Looks like a fun day!!

Anne Marie said...

I can't wait to see the recipes! My Sunday traditions include church, cooking and spending time with the husband. It's awesome!

Jolene - EverydayFoodie said...

Mmmm, those cheeses look so good!

I have never tried a plantain :-)

Yum Yucky said...

Oh wow. I see cheesecake. Must have cheesecake....right now.