Friday, February 26, 2010


I am so sorry for being MIA for the past couple of days  but I was in a small funk but THANKFULLY I shaked it off and I am back to my fabulous self!

I want to thank everyone who entered my giveaway and sent me “birthday” wishes! You still have time to enter if you haven't done so yet =)

Eating Highlights!

A lot of tea since I am still under the weather…



My mom’s delicious Veggie Soup


My yummy Fruit Salad…


Lemon Zest Luna Bar


Homemade Spicy PB Teriyaki Veggie and Tofu Stir-fry


OIAJ with Raisins!


Homemade Tofu Quesadilla with Onions and Peppers, Reduced Fat Sour cream, Salsa, and Avocado..can you say “delish”?


Oikos Honey Yogurt with PB and Dried Fruit


Takeout: Hunan Shrimp, loaded with Veggies and Shrimp Fried Rice, yuuuuums! 


Rudi’s Raisin Bagel with Reduced Fat Cream Cheese and Grapes.


Homemade Spanish Style Black Beans with Onions and Peppers, Brown Rice, and Avocado.




Wednesday: 15 minutes of Kickboxing; 157 Calories

Wednesday: Jackie Warner’s Total Body workout; 340 Calories…I love love love this workout!

Friday: Jillian’s Kickboxing DVD, Jackie’s Workout; 629 Calories.

Friday: Cleaned off the snow from my car and shoveled alllllll around it for over 1 hour and burned 585 Calories…SCORE!

I am off to catch up on blogs! I have been a bad bloggie lol



  1. no worries girl! we all get in those funks sometimes but just glad you are back! the homemade black bean dish looks slammmmin!

  2. Welcome back! I missed you. I hope your funk is gone and you're feeling better!

  3. Don't worry about not blogging! Do it when you feel like it. I was in one of those funks yesterday..stayed home from work and layed in bed all day! Haha much needed. I want everything in your post thanks.

    okay the dang quesidilla looks drool worthy
    SO DO YOUR OIAJ! gahhhhhh
    give me soma dat!
    love ya! happy FRIDAY!

  5. Sorry you were in a funk.....glad you're back though :-) Hope this weekend is a good one!

  6. I missed you -- glad you're de-funk-a-fyed! I'm funky lately, too...been bad about keeping up with everyone! I have this hacking cough that's been really draining me for a week now! I need that tea you've been sippin' on!!

    The take-out looks SO good! I just told my husband that I now want take-out for dinner :)

    Have an awesome weekend, Mari...and I hope you make that bloomin' onion! Mmm!

  7. Missed you! Glad you are doing better. Do you wear your Heart Rate Monitor at ALL times?! Shoveling snow is hard, 582 cals!

  8. hope everything is going better lady!

  9. Oy I am glad you are feeling better. I've been in a funk lately too. Don't know what's wrong with me. Maybe the weather?

    The eats looks good...those black beans MMM MMM good.

  10. sorry you have been in a funk...maybe you should share some of the funks too since we all have them :)and don't worry about blogging cuz you should write when ya feel it
    have a good weekend

  11. I am glad you are out of your funk! I hate funks!!

    Love that veggie soup! YUMMM!
    <3 jess

  12. Looks like your funk didn't interfere with getting well! Yummy eats!

    Glad you're feeling better. I feel that way too sometimes.

  13. Look at those eats!!! So healthy, good for you. I know all about blog funks, and life funks, so no need to apologize, we all understand! At least your funk didn't effect your health, because these are some of the healthiest eats I'm seen from you, look at all that healthy fat and all those servings of fruit and veg, go MARI!

  14. Tofu quesadilla = looks delicious! Get better girl!

  15. Glad you got out of your funk. And just in time for the weekend too. Good looking eats. Love the veggie soup with the corn on the cob in it.

  16. I would like to start incorporating more beans in our family meals. I'm excited because I know they are cheaper and they are good for you.

    Wonderful pictures. I'm glad your starting to get back to your fabulous self!

  17. Glad you are back! I missed you and your tofu-licious ways. See? I even made up a word for you.

    Please adopt me so I can come eat all your awesome foods. Thanks :) I will provide...British tea.

    I never attemptd the cookie dough again- that wouldn't be fair to you! I will try it after easter!

  18. I've thought of you with all the fricken snow! Hope it melts quickly!!

    Glad you are your happy self again!

  19. Looks like you had some great funks during your funk. im currently funking it out too. Boo. watching depressing movies probably doesn't help. Hope you're feeling better soon!

  20. What do you use to keep track of the calories you burn??

  21. That quesadilla looks AWESOME! :D


  22. Aw, dear girl. Hope you snap out of your funk soon!

  23. We all deserve days off from blogging. It takes up so much time and effort.. I used to beat myself up if I wouldn't post for a few days but now I realize that if I don't have anything to say then don't post because I usually end up writing a bad post anyway. You got some definite food porn on your hands here.. Hello quesadilla and black beans. Looks divine!

  24. Your eats look great! So much healthy stuff.
    I'm sorry you've been feeling down. Spring and sunshine are just around the corner. I'm sure your moods will improve as the weather does :)

  25. What is a Funk? Glad you got out of it anyway. lol. I wasn't away anywhere, but my other half decided to give birth! Not like we weren't expecting it, but the whole labour thing, and what newborns are capable of, it was all far worse than expected lol. So have been busy cleaning away nappies, and walking around at 3am with a screaming baby. LOL!

  26. Glad you are back! I have been a bad bloggie too, I think I just needed a break over the weekend ;-)

  27. Glad you're back sweetie! What happens with the corn that's in your soup? Do you eat it last? Do you fish it out of the soup? It is quite distressing to me!!!!

    Love ya!


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