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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?

At my commissary (military grocery store) it's by Franz so it might be in any local place.  

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Time to go on the hunt for blueberry bread! Making french toast with it sounds even better!

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Lylysa - I have gotten blueberry bread from target it's their archer farms brand!  It's very good!  Happy hunting!

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Blueberry bread sounds like heaven.

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post zumba snack- a bowl of left over mushroom risotto and Justin's Dark chocolate PB cups. YUM

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Haha you sound like me! I love Zumba Smiley Happy and I always end up eating like a mini meal when I get home

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its such a great workout.  I am drenched in sweat afterwards and super hungry!

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Yep. and the cool thing is that its actually a fun workout!

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Dark fave! Toss in on!


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Pita bread, different kinds of salami and cheese Smiley Very Happy

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It was so hot today, I was too lazy to really cook so I made a quick skillet meal: red potatoes, onions, broccoli, mushrooms & italian chicken sausage cooked in white wine, truffle oil & some leftover chicken stock I had in the freezer. 

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Your too lazy to cook --> mushrooms & italian chicken sausage cooked in white wine, truffle oil & chicken stock


My too lazy to cook --> Cup of Ramen and honey dew melon.


Lol, you are too good. Speaking of which, I've been curious about truffles stuff. I know there's black truffle and white truffle? and somebody claimed they taste like mushroom? How do you like them, what do they taste like, and are there any brands of truffle/oil you would recommend?

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I've had some fancy potato chips at this one place that used truffle oil and another place that made french fries with truffle shavings, they do have a very earthy flavor, I mean, heck, they're buried under the ground, but that's really the best way I can describe it from the ways I've tried it.


Dinner tonight is rice, pork spare ribs, gai lan, and steamed egg.

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I agree with beautytester. I didn't feel like cooking and ended up with an assortment of side dishes.


I'm highly impressed with your lazy dish!

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LOL, it was very simple, I chopped & threw everything into a cast iron & walked away. 

I love mushrooms, but truffle oil is a lot richer. Black is more flavorful, white is slightly milder. I get the black truffle oil from wegmens it comes in a little bottle, all you need is a few drops. The white I purchase at Home Goods when they have it since it's a lot cheaper there. 

I don't eat french fries often, but if I see truffle fries with parmesan & rosemary on a menu I almost always order it! 

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The fries I had didn't have rosemary, but they did have parmesan! Yum, I think the dishes I've ever had only used white truffle oil as I'm sure I would have noticed a difference between the fries and chips if they used different oils.



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Last night my bf and I had some friends over, we made:


-Stuffed baked chicken with provolone and prosciutto

-Oven roasted asparagus spears with crushed pistachios and mozzerella

-Rosemarly garlic mashed potatoes

-Steamed broccoli

-White chocolate macadamia and mint chocolate cookies, crumbled and topped on vanilla ice cream



Re: What's on your plate?

Omg Sounds Yummy!! You just made me hungry!! Time to figure out whats for lunch!! Smiley Happy

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Oh, I have leftovers for lunch now! We had extra prosciutto so he wrapped some pieces of chicken with that too! *drool*

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Mhm! I feel in the mood to cook! Which i'm horrible at!! 

Haha, Maybe i'll find something easy to make!

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Baking chicken is super simple and so yummy! You can season it all sorts of ways!

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Haha Baking Chicken is one of the very few things i can do! I love to coat Chicken tenders in the French's French Fried Onions. That stuff i soooo good! But i hate making mashed potato's and all that good stuff! But that might be for dinner tonight! 

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Very asian today.


Breakfast - a peach

Lunch - Pad Thai (+ boston creme pie, ok not so asian here)

Dinner - kimchi dumpling (+moon cake)


+ jasmine tea through out the day.

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I had diem sum yesterday and my friends and I loaded up on 4 pots of chrysanthemum tea!

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Speaking of moon cake, pandan mooncakes are going to be dangerous to my waist line!