What's on your plate?

Hello there, ladies and gents!

 

Keeping in line with all the fun and interactive threads asking about your most recent halls, items you have your eyes on, what you're currently wearing, what's your hair routine, and more, I've decide to branch out and ask:

 

"What's on your plate?"

 

The beauty world doesn't just stop at skin care and cosmetics, it also goes hand in hand with your overall health and well-being, so with that, I'm curious to see what we're all chowing down and snacking on be it for breakfast, lunch, dinner, dessert, or inbetween!

 

For those with apps that help count calories or to those who just want to keep a log, here's a place to share, possibly find and share some recipes, and even tips on maintaining a balanced diet.

 

Don't just share food items, but even drinks! I'm a huge fan of tea and at least have a cup of green tea a day (anti-oxidants) and drink plenty of water.

 

For lunch today, I had:

 

-Brown rice

-Steamed egg

-Steamed red snapper with green onion, sesame oil, and black pepper

-Gai lan (it's a type of Chinese vegetable/greens)

 

Now, tell me, Beauty Talk world, what do you have? Smiley Very Happy

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Sirloin Steak Pad Thai.

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Cedar-Roasted Salmon with roasted thyme potatoes ,and green beans, and onions.

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This looks amazing! 😍

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It was delicious!

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Bone-In Pork Chop with Honey Mustard Cream. With miso-roasted fingerling potatoes and asparagus, topped with a lemony tomato and green onion garnish.

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Ooo, miso-roasted??? I have miso paste at home and aside from doing soups or miso-honey marinades I've have done stuff with it for potatoes. This has me curious!

 

 

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@lylysa It was pretty good. 

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Oohh lala!  If I made that  my husband would say, "This is one of those box (subscription) meals, isn't it?"  Looks yummy and healthy!

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@Ispend2much6 HAHAHA he would be right! I'd never heard of them until last month. 

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@SamtianI don't know what it is about them, but they're a lot of fun.

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Hi everyone!  I mentioned in the Party Thread that there should be a cooking thread, and Samtian referred me here! 

This is my pasta sauce, tried to copy an old family recipe that was never written down, and I'm so happy it came awfully close.  It took over six hours to make, but it was worth it.  Simple ingredients, but the method requires a lot of attention. Lots of garlic here, @wheeeee- an entire head!

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Six hours? I bet that was worth every second to have a sauce get supppper slow simmered to perfection! And YASSSSSS to lots of garlic!!! ^_^

 

Glad you could join in here! Smiley Very Happy

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1 Head of Garlic = Delicious-ness!!!!

No such thing as too much garlic!

 

@Ispend2much6

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I agree!

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Mmm looks yummy! 

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Thanks, @Samtian!

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Here is my Chicken 'Tortilla' Soup

(my husband ate the tortilla chips this weekend not realizing I bought them for this soup.  hahah!)

 

This is the same sauce from the chicken tacos.  I added a quart of chicken broth, can of stewed tomatoes, adjusted spices and cooked more chicken.  Mixed in the black beans & veggies.  This was soooo good!  Didn't miss the tortilla strips and also ran out of  avocado.

 

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I love it when chicken tortilla soup  has corn! I love corn! I am loving how the yellow, red, and green just POP!

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Hello @wheeeee! You've made/eaten some yummy dinners lately. Tonight we had peanut- and pistachio-breaded pork chops with millet and steamed carrots. Looks sort of simple and it pretty much was--the hardest thing was making sure the pork was thoroughly cooked without burning the crust.

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Pistachios are yummy!  Need them with pork chops!