Anyone have one of those swirly circular spinny things on the top of their roof? I think they are supposed to ventilate the attic? Well our swirly circular spinny thing and I are NOT friends this morning. We had a huge storm blow in last night starting at about 2:30am and that thing started making the loudest noise I've ever heard. Literally it sounded like someone plugged in a blender two inches away from my ear. Needless to say we didn't sleep at all after 2:30am which means I 'm cranky today! Ugh. It's amazing how much your strength is compromised after not getting a good night's rest. We did biceps today at the gym and we both felt so weak. We powered through and lifted heavy, but boooy it was a challenge. I'm currently praying to the wind gods to keep the wind away until we can get that dang thing fixed! After my foggy morning I realized my guest post is up on the Get In Shape Girls blog! If you think you'll have trouble sticking to clean eating during Thanksgiving, you should check out my tips... just click here :)
This cold wintry weather tends to make people reach for more comfort food, and comfort food is typically not the best for you....BUT I have a solution! Over the weekend I tried a recipe that was posted on the LiveFit group page (by TONI CISNEROS) for pizza and it turned out really good. There's no rules about telling your boyfriend what the crust of his pizza is made out of, right? Hope not because the "crust" is actually made out of ground turkey, so it is really high in protein and low in carbs. (He didn't realize this til the last couple bites! Score!) I'm not sure that it would totally curb a pizza craving (since there is no grease or ranch!) but it was really easy to make and really yummy.
- 1 package extra lean ground turkey
- 1/3 cup oats
- 1 tsbp Italian seasoning
- 1 tsp basil
- 2 egg whites
- Garlic to taste ( I used about a tsp of minced garlic)
- 1/2 cup cottage cheese (or more if you want :) )
- Clean tomato basil pasta sauce (Check out the one I used in my Lasagna)
- Your favorite pizza toppings
1. Combine all ingredients except pasta sauce, toppings and cottage cheese in a large mixing bowl and mix with hands.
2. If you have a pizza stone flatten your "crust" onto that, I just used a prepared cookie sheet and it came out just fine.
3. Bake the crust at 350 for 20 minutes. Remove and turn heat up to 400 degrees.
4. Spread the pasta sauce over the crust evenly, then spread on cottage cheese. Add your toppings and bake for 10 more minutes or until toppings are cooked.
This will be a regular for Sunday Football lunch for sure! It keeps just fine for a couple days too... I'm eating the last piece as we
speak type read? You get it. :)