Wednesday, September 22, 2010

I love the simple times of fall

I am enjoying a few things lately that are helping to make my life more simple. One of the simple things I am enjoying lately is this new workout from Jillian Michaels on Exercise TV. I am really loving this workout. It is kettle ball workout, but you can do it with a dumbbell, which is what I have been doing. It gets the heart rate going and is awesome for the abs. I will let you know how it works....

I am also loving simple meals lately. Here is  Mushroom Cauliflower pasta. Gather the ingredients:

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1/2  bag whole wheat penne pasta (mine is Whole Foods-pick your favorite)

1/2 jar your favorite pasta sauce (we used Four Cheese Pasta sauce from Whole Foods)

1 can mushroom

1 head frozen cauliflower

 

Heat water and cook the pasta according to the directions. Add the cauliflower for the last 5 minutes. Heat the pasta sauce with the mushrooms. Add everything together and top with some fresh parm. Enjoy!

IMG00415Nice and filling (the recipe made 3 servings so there is still  some leftover for later).

I also enjoy simple Cereal Fruit and Yogurt bowls.

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1/2 cup Cheerios, 1/2 banana, strawberry Fage Total yogurt.

 

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And of course some more Fall flavors! Another Starbucks Pumpkin Latte with some Spice Kake Krimpets from TastyKakes! What “Special Edition” items have you tired this year?

1 comment:

  1. Wow, I love mushrooms and cauliflower, but have never thought to put them together...what a great idea. :) It's like taking two of the most underrated nutritional powerhouses and making magic.

    [And you KNOW I love that simple CFY goodness...]

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