Hump Day

And we are half way through the work week. YES! Last night I met my boyfriend and some friends at Perfect North slopes to get some ski time in before it’s too late.  The snow came late this year so I have to take advantage of it while I can.  Crazy Cincinnati weather. The reason I’m telling you all this is because I meant to write a post last night but a free lift ticket AND rentals was too good of a deal to pass up. So, I will make this blog post extra good and juicy.

A really yummy dinner and a workout = a typical hump day. Tonight for dinner I made Chicken Paad Thai with zucchini noodles. It was was incredibly delicious. I followed this recipe taken from Joyful Healthy Eats. I changed up a few things but followed the recipe for the most part.

First, I spiralized the zucchini and carrots. I used Paderno World Cuisine Spiral Vegetable slicer. I absolutely love this thing.  Bye bye pasta noodles (sometimes).

 

 

Here are the other ingredients I used for the meal:

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I mixed the following ingredients together to make the spicy peanut sauce:

3 cloves of garlic minced

1 tablespoon of ground ginger

3 tablespoons of peanut butter

1/2 cup of soy sauce

1 tablespoon of chili garlic sauce

1 tablespoon of sriracha chili sauce

juice of one lime

Mix together and set aside. I diced up the 3 chicken breasts and marinated  in some soy sauce, garlic chili sauce and minced garlic. I LOVE garlic if you can’t tell 😀. Then I did a quick workout to Jillian Michaels, Boost Your Metabolism DVD. She kicks your ass!  Such a great workout.

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After the workout, I pan fried the chicken pieces for about 7 minutes. Once the chicken was fully cooked, I removed the chicken from the pan and tossed the zucchini and carrots in the pan. I sautéed the noodles for about 5 minutes.  Finally, I added the spicy peanut sauce, chicken, bean sprouts, cilantro and green onions and wa Lah, dinner is served.

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This meal was so tastey and delicious. There were plenty of leftovers which makes me very excited for my lunch tomorrow. If you like Thai food, chicken and zucchini, I highly suggest giving this meal a try. If you do not have a spiralizer, checkout Amazon. Definitely worth the purchase!

I hope everyone had a great hump day!

Motto of the day:

“Many pick the fruit, few study the root.”

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A. Tuttle

A girl in her thirties who's enjoying every minute of life! Travel, food and fashion are a few of my favorite things! I also cannot get enough of the outdoors and music! I hope you enjoy reading about the things I love most!

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