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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

Re: What's on your plate?

It is! The batter isn't crazy thick so when you bite down you're now just stuffing your face with fried goodness. They're cut pretty thin too!


Those crescents look delish, I had linguine alfredo with mushroom, broccoli, and chicken the other night and totally forgot to get crescents to pair with the meal!

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I think I gained weight since easter...



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No such thing!!! Shhhhh!!!! Smiley Wink


There's donuts here at work...I would normally resist, but there's my fave, a blueberry glazed, cake donut! And I'm not even normally a fan of cake ones!

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swfupload_3800362260581793313.jpgI'm not a pastry person, but there's this place here called Round Rock Doughnuts, and OMG, I dont know what they put in those things but its the most magical doughnut ever.


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Ohhhh.... O_O.....those look so fresh....and so homemade....and so delicious....

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I would post a pic of what I am actually eating right now...but its kinda embarrasing...


I ate the top half of an easter bunny.

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LOL, all he can do is hop, but not see!

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easter dinner Smiley Very Happy


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YUUUM!!  Can you ask your mom if we can all come over for dinner, please? Smiley Tongue

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Omg omg omg........that turkey looks sooo good and is that peach or apple????? Must know....must drool....

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Its potatoes Smiley Very Happy

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Hahah! Well shucks! I'll take potatoes too!!!!


I don't discriminate, it's all yummy!


How were those cooked up?

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My mom baked all of that in the oven. The turkey in the main oven and the potatoes in the smaller oven, I dont know what its called, it looks sorta lika a microwave but isnt.

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I cant wait till easter again actually. My dads side of the family is Orthodox so we celebrate 2 easters and 2 xmases every year Smiley Very Happy

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Double the parties, double the fun, double food!!!!! 


I totally encourage more and more food pictures here!!

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Last few days... or so... Smiley Wink


Kraut ( whole head that I cut to pieces ) with smoked, dry, pork ribs. Roasted. Yum!




This is an old photo, but it looks like this when you're ready to dig in ( except this one was with shredded kraut ):




Okroshka ( cold, no-cook, refreshing summer soup made with fresh crunchy veggies ( radishes, cucumbers, scallions, carrots, celery... ) boiled eggs, bunch of dill weed... and yogurt. Or kvass. But, I can't use kvass as I'm gluten intolerant. Smiley Sad )




And polenta chili cobbler:



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That soup looks super good! I think I'll try that without eggs and use cashew yogurt instead of dairy. Awesome, thanks for sharing!

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@lyravega Do you make Okroshka often?  Its a summer staple in my house in the summers. Accompanied with some potato perashki.  We make it with either dill or cilantro or mint and cucumber. I personally like it as a drink with shredded cucumber and mint. Very refreshing. I don't like kvass so I don't even mess with it. 



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Quite often during the summer, @BrideSona . Very refreshing indeed! We don't like cilantro, so it is always with dill over here.


And, I was like... What are perashki? Piroshki! Duh. Haha, threw me off completely. Smiley Tongue Yeah... I don't make those anymore, either.... Smiley Sad

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@lyravegawere your piroshki fried or boiled? Mine are always fried (learned it that way). Can't get enough of it! There is a piroshki bakery down the street from me. They make the fried ones. 


Do you make any bleenchik? (crepes stuffed with ground beef). 


Where is your home base? We might be close enough to have a okroshka and piroshki party! 

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