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Leftover party at my house. I had some goodies stored away and thought why not pull them all out and have a mixed bag for dinner. So we had leftover Mayan Harvest Bake, Tofu Kale Lasagna and Polenta Pizza Snacks. 

I love having meals frozen that I can just thaw enjoy. I was so happy that the Tofu Lasagna thawed and reheated so well. I was worried it was going to be watery and mushy, but it was perfect.

I also took some fresh raspberries and bagged them up into snack bags and froze them. I always keep frozen fruit on hand for making smoothies. Here are a few of my favorite smoothies Recovery Smoothie, Kale Smoothie. Whenever a banana gets a bit brown in my house I jump all over it. I peel, slice and bag.

Strawberries also got sliced, bagged and stored for future use.

Piled high.

By freezing all my fruit I do not need to add ice cubes to my smoothies.

I have good news, the Swans on the lake have finally unveiled their Cygnet. I was not sure what the proper term was for a group of baby Swans, so I Googled it, and sure enough, it said a group of Baby Swans are called Cygnet. Thanks Google. The male swan did this crazy fly by over the entire lake. He was making a low honking noise, as if to announce the proud moment. After his flight he went back to the nest and proudly swan out with his new family. It was really one of the coolest things I have ever witnessed.

They are really protective of their babies and have stayed close to their nest which happens to be at the end of the lake where there is not much boat traffic. There are 4 babies, they are fuzzy and staying super close to mom and dad. So exciting to see them all together.

I also got a picture of Harvey our local Blue Heron. Since I have been perched on my deck with my camera waiting to get a picture of the swans, I was lucky to catch Harvey while he was looking for a place to fish. All the neighbors on the lake call the Blue Herons on the lake Harvey, it’s one of those things that sticks after someone says it.

I love watching him fly and land, he is very graceful. He is normally silent when he flies, but when he is mad after being disturbed by jet skiers or boaters he makes this prehistoric sound while flying away. Still cracks me up every time I hear it.

So I had a fun day, so excited that the Swans are finally here.

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Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day; begin it well and serenely and with too high a spirit to be cumbered with your old nonsense. –  Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ouch

So I had an accident in my kitchen last night, it really upset me and kinda scared the heck out of me. My cooking spray is in the cabinet above my stove and when I went to reach for it to spray a pan to heat up some tortillas, it slipped and it hit my Glass Stove top and smashed it. I was sick instantly. After I had a pity party, I went online to see if I could get a replacement piece, I realized that they are about $350.00. So I guess I’m going to get a new stove. That is what makes me so mad about this I broke something that should break on its own. So I’m on the hunt for a new stove.

I can still use the two right burners and the stove, so I’m really glad about that, but to prevent it from happening again, I will be moving my cooking spray. Lesson Learned.

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Meatless Monday is here, and I tried a new recipe tonight. I used a basic lasagna recipe and replaced the ricotta with tofu. I really love cheese and I really love tofu so this recipe was a winner.

Tofu Lasagna

Just a few ingredients is all that is needed for this dish.

  • 1 Jar Pasta Sauce
  • 6 No Bake Lasagna Pasta Noodles
  • 1 Tofu Brick, drained and crumbled
  • 1 Bag Frozen Spinach
  • Mozzarella Cheese Ball Sliced or Shredded
Pasta sauce lines the bottom of the 9×9 pan, then I added 2 strips of no bake noodles. Then add the crumbled tofu and a thin layer of spinach. To top off that layer I used 4 or 5 thin slices of the mozzarella ball, but you can shredded cheese if you prefer, then repeat all layers 2 more times. I like to use a 9×9 pan because it’s just enough for two meals. If I’m feeding more people I just use a 13×9 pan and double the ingredients. That’s the great thing about lasagna, you can add as many layers as you want and change it to add different ingredients.

With a side of baked kale chips and a slice of garlic cheese bread, this meatless Monday was a hit.

Kale chips are a favorite of mine, I love the way they crisp up and add texture to a meal. I toss them with olive oil and salt and pepper. Bake on 350 degree for 12 minutes.

Today I completed 45 minutes on the elliptical. I was crunched for time tonight. I wanted to do some weights today, but I will have more time to get that done tomorrow.

Question of the day: Have you ever broke an appliance? 

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