Showing posts from March, 2011

Working Out

Well, I am putting my motivation back in gear and focusing again on weight loss and getting into shape.  It has been a challenge going back onto Weight Watchers, especially since they changed the points system since I was on Weight Watchers the last time.  I have found with my change in employment that I feel like I have less time to focus on what I'm eating and finding the time (and energy) to work out.  Still, one week in and I have lost four pounds.  Haven't done as well with the working out, only exercised three out of the last ten days.  Starting back into working out is always the hardest.  I had difficulty walking for the three days after my first workout, muscles complaining that I haven't used in months! My standby for exercise has been the WiiEA Active More Workouts disc.  I tried the first disc and liked it so I bought the more workouts disc about a year ago.  I loved that one.  The workouts were fun, lots of variety and fit my interest level better than the fir…

Apple Sausage Alfredo Pasta

Well, I was experimenting in the kitchen tonight. 

Usually when I experiment and don't follow a recipe, the results are okay but not fantastic enough to write down in order to create it again. 

Tonight was different!   

 I was anxious about it, wasn't even sure if I would like the combination of flavors.  It just proved that it is worth taking some chances with food -- you just might create something wonderful. 

Now if I could only figure out a way to make alfredo sauce healthy!!!

Scott agreed with me that this combination of flavors were a winner, so I took the time to write it down so that it can be duplicated again. Try it and let me know what you think!

So, here is what I did.  At our local grocery store, BG's, they make their own apple sausage and sell it packaged loose and not in links.  I browned about a pound of this in a pan.  After it was browned, I added in a 10 ounce can of garlic and onion flavored diced tomatoes and about 1/3 cup of balsamic vinegar.  I cooked t…