Hi! This will be quick. I have a million things to do this morning. Why does that always happen on Mondays? Eeek….
But I have four important things to tell you.
Yesterday was a rest day. It was hard to make myself rest, but I knew my body and mind needed it. My coach has said to me more than once that the recovery is just as important as the training. I need to listen to him. Oh, and his offer for 20% off any of his customized training plans is still good for this month. Check out this post for all the information.
I did manage to try out one of these Tara Styles DVDs that were sent to me awhile back though yesterday.
I need to incorporate more stretching and yoga. I tell myself that every single day. These videos are produced by Watch It Now Entertainment, the same company that produces the BobHarper.com videos I’ve taped with my best friend Bob. He he.
We (the boys and I) went for this DVD Beginners Yoga for Everyone.
Since the boys were with me we did the quick 15 minute workout.
The Relaxed Easygoing Flow to be exact.
I loved that it was short. Tara has a very relaxing quality about her and explains things clearly. I can’t wait to try out the other workouts in the complete set that can be found here. Hopefully I can find some time to fit them in. Ha. I’ll make sure to post a full review once I get a chance to do more of them.
We’ve finally got Hot Oats in the house!
Weeee…… I can’t wait to try them!
And stay tuned because later this week there’s going to be one heck of a Love Grown Foods giveaway so you too can get your hands on these cute little cups.
My wonderful friends also sent me a package of my favorite granola ever.
It’s just sitting there taunting me. Since I have no moderation control once the bag is open, I’m going to test myself to see if I can keep it closed until after my marathon that’s just three short weeks away. We’ll see if I can tough it out. Ha.
Yep. It did.
I’m not sure what I’ll turn it into next, but I’m pretty proud of this one.
I used the same recipe, just microwaved it on a plate instead of a bowl. Then baked it.
Brilliant, I know.
Here you go.
Grain Free Microwave Pizza Crust
makes one crust
10 grams almond flour (about 1 1/2 tablespoons)
14 grams coconut flour (2 tablespoons)
1 teaspoon melted light butter or margarine
1 egg (or two egg whites)
pinch of salt
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
2-3 tablespoons water
Mix all ingredients together in small bowl.
Pour on a separate microwave safe plate sprayed with nonstick spray.
Microwave for 2 – 2 1/2 minutes.
Carefully transfer to a cookie sheet sprayed with nonstick spray.
Top with pizza toppings of choice.
Bake at 400 convection or 450 regular for 8 minutes or so.
*You can omit the almond flour and add an additional tablespoon (7 grams) of coconut flour instead. You may need to add more water though.
*You can also omit the butter, but the result is a little dry.
Yep. Good stuff. I’m going to try it out again tonight to make sure it wasn’t a fluke. Ha ha.
I made mine BBQ chicken style just like my BBQ chicken pizza. Here’s some pictures of the process.
After the microwave.
Before the oven.
A word of warning- it was not easy to transfer from the plate to the cookie sheet. It feel apart a bit.
After the oven.
With the huge amount of broccoli slaw BBQ bake on the side.
How it was consumed on the couch at 10:00 pm watching the premiere of The Biggest Loser.
Dang, I eat a lot while watching that show. I’m blaming the fact that it’s two freaking hours long. Ha ha.
Oops. Almost forgot.
I’m super excited about it!
Okay, gotta run. Have a wonderful day!
Do you do yoga?
Did you watch the Biggest Loser? I was teary-eyed 9 minutes into the show. You?