WIAW – catch up edition

See, I’m still alive and kicking!

I know, if I was your mother and I disappeared without a word for several, several days then child services would be involved, your hearts would be broken, and I would go to a place that doesn’t know what the heck a whole food is!

But thank goodness I am not your mother so I will not be going there 🙂

So what have I  been up to lately – nothing.  Absolutely, blissfully nothing!

I have loved every minute of it.  Now I did miss you guys but…..

I have to be honest.  I had no material.  Nope – none!

I haven’t made any new recipes.  I haven’t had the desire to make any new ones.  Since I was doing nothing, I decided to do nothing on the computer as well.  That is except watch Army Wives re-runs on netflix to drown out the boys.  Speaking of which – they are at their grandmother’s.  They have been there since Monday so that means lots o peace in the house 🙂

But I have been a bad girl 😦

Yep, lots o junk to eat.  Now I did eat some good but…..

Mostly bad!  With lots of chocolate and candy mixed in as well.  So here goes!

Peas and Crayons

 

BREAKFAST……

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Pancakes with coffee of course!

 

LUNCH…..

 

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leftovers from date night – snow crab roll & edemame

 

DINNER…….

 

 

Lot’s o candy at the movies, along with popcorn, and a coke (gasp, I know right!  I almost forgot what coke tasted like) ice cream, frozen yogurt….the bad list goes on and on. 

But I did have some good in there……salads, hummus, tomatoes, apples, peanut butter, the usual snacks that are healthy.  Oh and I made a nice little treat.  You know the “it’s 8:30 p.m. I want something sweet, dessert not candy, so let’s bake brownies”.  Only to discover that your fridge is void of eggs, butter, and milk!  Yikes!!

So we improvised.  I researched several different recipes and adapted a couple to make my wonderful…

Chocolaty Chocolate Brownies

  • 1/4c whole wheat flour
  • 1/2c unbleached all purpose flour
  • 1/3c cocoa
  • 1/2t baking soda
  • 1t baking powder
  • 1/2t salt
  • 1/2c peanut butter
  • 1/2c applesauce
  • 1t vanilla
  • 1/2c organic brown sugar
  • 1/2c semi sweet chocolate chips
  • more chocolate chips for topping if desired
  1. Preheat oven to 350
  2. Combine all dry ingredients in a medium bowl
  3. Mix together the wet ingredients in a measuring cup
  4. Make a well in the dry ingredients, add the wet ingredients, and mix well
  5. Batter will be thick, spread it into an 8×8 baking dish that has been sprayed with non stick spray or lined with parchment
  6. Bake for approximately 30 minutes or until center is done

Wonderful!  Oh and I may have thrown in some toffee pieces that I had lying in the baking area of the pantry.  The hubster loves toffee 🙂  So go bake yourself some brownies, pull up netflix, and enjoy your evening…..

I am off to go back to do absolutely nothing!

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5 Comments

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5 responses to “WIAW – catch up edition

  1. Oh ive missed you since last wiaw but damn girl! enjoy doing nothing!!!! ❤ you totally deserve it! ❤ enjoy love!

    and save me a brownie!

  2. Good for you doing nothing – but i definitely missed you 🙂

  3. Savor your doing nothing time! As soon as the boys are back, you’ll be asking for more!! 🙂

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