This past week was a bit of a hell week–Finals week. So as a teacher, I spent many late nights grading finals, projects and binders so I could get all my grades in by the deadline. I also started teaching at the Community College this week so I had very little time to do much … Continue reading Hungry Girl: All By Myself Meals
Tonight, we decided to make it a Manwich night–Hungry Girl style. We picked three recipes – Sloppy Janes, Zesty Italian Pita Chips, and Freezy-cool whoopie pie. We made our grocery list and set out to get everything we needed. We specifically went to Vons because we needed VitaTops (Muffin Tops) and their website said they … Continue reading Hungry Girl Weekend #3
On Friday, I ordered Red Robin takeout with my friends. I never realized before how hard it was to find a meal under 500 calories. I settled for their dinner salad and French Onion Soup. I love their French Onion soup but it was over 500 calories. I only ate half of the soup to … Continue reading Hungry Girl: Embracing my "French" Canadian Heritage
I live in Los Angeles, specfically the area that was ravaged by the Station Fire last August. This past week, we actually had a “Mudslide” Day, evacuating all the schools north of Foothill. So I thought I would make myself a mudslide drink on Mudslide day. Chilly Chocolate Mudslide: (Hungry Girl, Pg. 245) This is … Continue reading Hungry Girl: In honor of STORMWATCH 2010–Mudslides!!!
Tonight I was feeling hormonal, craving junk food. But since I didn’t want to break my diet I searched through the Hungry Girl books and found the solution. A milkshake and pizza–perfecto!! Perfect Pepperoni Pizzas: (Hungry Girl, Pg. 108) For this recipe I bought the Weight Watchers english muffins and cheese. I used Prego sauce … Continue reading Hungry Girl: A Great Meal For Hormonal Moods
Tonight I decided to try a Hungry Girl recipe that appeals to my Italian roots–Fettuccine Hungry Girlfredo (Hungry Girl, Pg. 257). This recipe calls for the use of Tofu Shirataki. You can find this is the tofu section of the grocery store. I have to admit I was a little put off when I saw … Continue reading Hungry Girl: First experience with Tofu Shirataki Noodles