Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Tempeh Sloppy Joe

Before I even begin, I want to apologize for not commenting on you blogs! I have been reading but you can only imagine how hard it is to leave a comment when two of your keys are not working! damn you G and H! Damn you…

Besides my laptop being a brat, things have been going great on this end!

Eats and Workouts

Ayer for Breakfast I made myself Banana Pancakes with Chocolate Chips and topped with PB & Co. Smooth Operator and Light Syrup

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For Lunch I had a Green Monster with 2 scoops of Chocolate LMM, Spinach, 1/2 a Banana, Water, and Splenda

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I then did some shopping with mi familia and on the list were sneakers! First off I have a pet peeve with Sports Authority! Don’t tell me that I should buy protection for my sneakers when I first got them and promise me that I can get a brand new pair, if they break down.

I was so mad ayer! I went to exchange them, only to find out that they changed their policy and I have to mail my sneakers back, then get a gift card, THEN I can use it to buy my new sneakers! F*cking A! Thankfully the manager let me put a pair on hold until I get my stupid gift card in the mail. Damn you Sports Authority…damn you…

I still needed to get another pair for cross training AKA Turbo Fire but I refuse to give them any more business so I went to Macy’s since I had a Gift Card and got these babies! Nike Trainer Essential.

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Last night for din din I decided to try a new recipe…Tempeh Sloppy Joe!

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First I sautéed the Tempeh and chopped Onions in a little bit of Oil (until brown)

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I then tossed in a can of Manwich Sauce

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I paired the the Tempeh Sloppy Joe with Mashed Potatoes (1 small potato, FF Milk, Salt, and Light I can’t Believe it’s not Butter)

And 2% Sharp Cheddar Cheese

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Comfort food done right!

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This was delish but next time I will add some BBQ Sauce to the mix and less Manwich Sauce.

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This morning I put on my new sneakers and did Turbo Fire HIIT 20! I am seriously loving these workouts! I love that I can do 20 minutes and be a sweaty beast! I also did 10 minutes of the stretch class.

After my workout I refueled with Oikos Honey Yogurt, PB & Co Smooth Operator and sliced Strawberries.

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With my usual Cafe con Leche

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So I know it is important to know the right people and sometimes even more important to know people in high places but I think it is better to know the people in your local supermarket (and be NICE to them) so when you make a request; they actually listen to you! Last week I asked the produce manager to order Caramel Oikos and he promised that he would and HE DID!

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Which I am enjoying right now with lunch!

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Tip of the day; be nice to everyone you cross paths with!

Namaste…

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22 comments :

  1. I love Sloppy Joes but I haven't been eating meat lately so I'm glad you posted this. Looks delicious.

    I hate when companies change there policy, or don't give you the full details. I had a similar experience recently and I was furious.

    Reading your posts about Turbo Fire really make me want to try it. It sounds so intense, but in a good way :)

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  2. Sloppy Joes are a go to food in my house when I need something quick and easy. I actually have a few recipes that mix up the ingredients as well.

    Hope you are well!!

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  3. Tempeh sloppy joes sound amazing. I love faux sloppy joes. Juicy, sloppy, and everything fun!

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  4. Yay, I love tempeh, what a great idea! Do you know if the Manwich has any dairy or eggs in it?

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  5. You are so creative with your tempeh! I haven't had a sloppy joe since day camp back in the day! Glad you finally found the Caramel Oikos! I need to try it still!

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  6. I'm so glad you love tempeh! It's one of my favorite meat substitutes.

    Ugh Sports Authority makes me angry. I could never buy sneakers there.

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  7. I love that tip!!
    LOVE the sloppy joes!! I make em w. lean beef n they r so good!

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  8. i feel you on the broken keyboard-my t key has stuck forever, and there are a couple others starting to do it too!

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  9. that is great advice! that is afterall hwo i got my job here!

    i miss your posts and daily visits. I know yyour absence means you are doing bigger and better things!

    what a coincidence, i have snobby joes on my list for next week... using lentils intead of meat.

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  10. Those sloppy joes look FABULOUS!! And so simple! I buy the tempeh from Trader Joe's all the time, and I'm getting sort of sick of the same thing I keep doing with it. I am definitely trying sloppy joes next time!
    Sorry about the shoes. I hate it when stores' return policy is so complicated. Simple and easy is always best, and the best way to keep customers... DUH!

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  11. wow GREAT sloppy joes!!! tempy joes more like it ;)

    killer new wheels girl. and i read your last post! the other day i was so pissed tlc wouldn't let me combine flavors. like wtf!

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  12. Oh that looks delicious girl,I will have to try this recipe out.

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  13. I have not had sloppy joes since elementary school when I didn't know what was in them because I didn't know English yet, hehe. Yours are definitely an upgrade :)

    I am all about being nice to people- you never know when you will cross paths!

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  14. The tempeh sloppy joes look awesome! I love anything sloppy joe related. Your new sneakers are adorable. Stupid Sports Authority-they are ridiculous!

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  15. YUMMM wow, now that i am on this comp diet, it is seriously mouth watering to see some of the creations that people are making on their blogs! i want that caramel oikos and melted chedder MMMMMMM

    LOVE the turbo fire shoes!

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  16. That sucks that the keys still don't work. Seriously, that Sloppy Joe looks off the hook. Wish you could ship one to me on the island!

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  17. Wow, I haven't had tempeh in so long. You make it look so good!! Sad when stores change their policies without the customer knowing. Now they lost you & who knows who else!!!

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  18. Loving the kicks!!! I tried tempeh once and wasnt a fan of it but after seeing your pic, it looks awesome and I may need to try it again.
    I still havent tried caramel greek yogurt. I am kinda scarred from my chocolate greek yogurt experience :(

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  19. I love tempeh!! That sloppy joe looks amazing.

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  20. Your poor computer problems! I would go insane by now! Even going to Cold Stone wouldn't help you ;)

    The sloppy joe's look amazing! Comfort food is right!

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  21. Sorry about your computer woes. I totally empathize with you.

    And thanks for the reminder to be nice to everyone you meet.

    You foods look so good.

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