Friday, June 12, 2015

142.8...A Birthday in the Mist

I didn’t have a ton of time to make dinner last night. That’s when things like Trader Joe’s Orange Chicken comes into play.

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I also used their frozen brown rice and frozen broccoli. Thank you Trader Joe’s for making my life easier. 

Today was the first morning I didn’t have to get up at the crack of dawn to get the kids off to school. What a pleasure it was. I did enjoy my normal breakfast though.

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Besides being the first day of summer vacation, it was a special day for another reason. It was my friend Kate’s birthday and we celebrated in style at Piatti La Jolla for lunch.

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We sat on their outdoor patio and normally it would be a beautiful sunny day in June but today was overcast and misting all over us. No worries….there were Bellinis to help us forget about the weather. 

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We all shared some Eggplant Goat Cheese Rolls:

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Salmon Crostinis:

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I ordered a Chopped Salad (chopped romaine, salami, artichokes, peppers, chickpeas, provolone, parmesan, crostini & herb vinaigrette):

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Everything was fabulous!!! 

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Happy Birthday to my beautiful friend Kate! xoxo

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What are some staples that  you keep in the fridge/freezer/pantry for those nights when you need a quick meal?

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