superbowl snackdown

I wish I had taken pics of our eatfest on Superbowl Sunday but my blackberry was dead and I have yet to replace my digital camera.   PS….this blog basically negates the last one where I bitched about losing weight…I didn’t totally overdo it, but I definitely did extra situps the next day.

 We don’t even LIKE football but for some reason I felt the need to spend hours in the kitchen to get our snack on including THE GREATEST WINGS EVER!!!!  My manfriend is obsessed with wings (the folks at Wings Over Albany and Madison’s must know him personally) and  awhile ago I had seen a great recipe on Samster Mommy’s blog for Lemon Garlic Wings (love her site, she has the greatest recipe’s and the coolest crafts…explore her land o’blog).  The Lemon Garlic Wings were ridiculously easy to make, and even though I only marinated them for like an hour they were absolutely full of flavor.   Check out the Lemon Garlic Wing recipe here.

We also chowed down on crab stuffed mushroom caps, steamed corn, kick ass raw veggies and homemade salsa…it was a noteworthy snacking much so that I fell asleep for the last quarter (are there quarters in football) of the game.  The crab stuffed mushroom caps were tasty but I just kind of did them, I didn’t follow a recipe and now wish I had for duplication…it was a flurry of canned crap, basil and I think chilli powder…next time I’ll bring a pen to my snack session.


crystallight-qo1It’s all about simplicity these days.  I’ll admit I became fascinated and than addicted to Crystal Light On the Go single packs…they give a little kick to my water regimen and they’re relatively harmless in the scheme of things….and really could it be any easier?  Dump it a packet into a bottle of water and give it a shake, in less then 30 seconds I’m sipping on a great little drink (Raspberry Lemonade is my definite fave).

In my quest for simplicity, and reducing cost, I found myself in the coffee aisle of the supermarket the other night.  I’m a coffee addict, and I buy it every morning from a Dunkin Donuts or Starbucks but in this economic pkg_regstickpackturmoil costs needs to be slashed so I went to go pick up a container of my coffee standby Taster’s Choice.   Yes it’s instant…but I love it.   Maybe everyone else had the same idea because there wasn’t a SINGLE container of Taster’s Choice BUT something new….instant instant coffee in single containers.   I can’t wait until tomorrow to try it out.  Here’s hoping I own’t spit it out as it was only 99 cents!

I had another great workout today…I’m kind of bummed about Thanksgivin next week because i know I have absolutely no restraint when it comes to that beautiful table full of turkey and fixings..but I’ll certainly give it my best try.

Off to research flights to Florida, specifically flights to Tampa…Superbowl weekend….this should get interesting.