I haven’t shared a What I Ate Wednesday post in a while, so here’s getting back to sharing some yummy food. Thank you Jen at Peas and Crayons for hosting the food fest link up.
First, last night I made the most amazing meal. Seriously, I can still taste it (in a good way). I love Indian food, but I’m alone in my house on that preference. So, last night I knew that I was just cooking for me, so I made a healthified Chicken Tikka Masala recipe that I saw on Tina’s blog from a guest post by Melissa at Live, Love & Run.
Not only did it taste amazing, but it made my house smell amazing. And, I didn’t have Corriander. Must make it again when I remember to pick some up. Yes, I had Garam Masala in my house, but no Corriander.
The preparation for the chicken marinade:
Preparing the sauce – the simmering tomato based sauce made quite a mess on my stove.
Stirring in the yogurt as a final step and then mixing it together. The recipe calls to serve it over rice, but I didn’t feel like making any, and I had a chunk of baguette from Farmer’s Market over the weekend that did an amazing job of mopping up the sauce.
There were yummy meals from earlier in the week, too. The other day I made this amazing salad topped with some pomegranate seeds from my CSA box and dressed with a bit of this blood orange flavored olive oil that was fantastic. The bottom picture is the peanut sauce noodles I made last week that was also yummy.
Now for more indulgent fare: on Saturday after my run, we were at the park watching Dude’s football game and MMT picked up this breakfast burrito that we shared. It was amazing. Then, dinner another night, we went to this dumpy greasy spoon that’s actually in a local liquor store and had a great meal. My portabello sandwich was awesome as were the truffle parmesan fries. YUM!
And finally, I made a new pancake variation this past weekend. After cooking stacks of pancakes for the girls after the slumber party on Sunday morning, I decided to lighten up my favorite new pancake recipe. This one was 1/2 cup ground oats, 1/2 banana, 1 egg white and a tsp. baking powder with blueberries and a sprinkle of choc chips. It was awesome. My new go-to-non-post-workout pancake recipe.
Do you like Indian food? What’s your favorite? Do you like/have you ever tried Chicken Tikka Masala?
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I'm Carrie, a married mom of two in Southern CA. I made my health a priority a few years ago and am passionate about nutrition and fitness. I blog about running, food and my life and all of the ups and downs that all brings. Thanks for following my journey. Contact me: carrie [at] familyfitnessfood [dot] com