Wednesday, November 08, 2006

On 8 Nov, I ate.

Coffee with Splenda
2 eggs
Red raspberries


Chicken tenders on salad: lettuce, grape tomatoes, onions and blueberries


Chick and Broccoli-Pear Salad

Peppermint tea


Chick and Broccoli-Pear Salad

Chick and Broccoli-Pear Salad

6 boneless chicken thighs
Olive oil, salt & pepper
2 cups broccoli florets
1/2 cup walnuts
1/2 chopped red onion
2 trimmed and chopped Bosc pears
1/8 cup peanut oil + some for skillet
2 Tbsp honey
1 packet Splenda
2 Tbsp apple cider vinegar
Pinches of ginger, cinnamon & nutmeg

Heat oven to 400°
Rub chicken thighs with olive oil, salt, pepper and garlic powder
Place thighs in 8x8” baking dish – cook for 20 min.
Mix dressing: olive oil, vinegar, honey and spices
Flip chicken; cook 15 minutes more
Drizzle some olive oil in skillet; soften onions
Reduce heat, warm other salad ingredients slightly
Set salad ingredients aside to cool in bowl
When the chicken comes out, combine dressing with salad
Serve together with chicken and sliced fresh pear


Marise's Cookies (with LOVE)

Not sure about palm fruit oil, but Marise's Cookies™ look tasty.

12 vials nearer diagnosis.

Did I say I'd be heading back to the lab for 7am? 7! When I show up at the office before 9 my co-workers are shocked that I am so early.

Between election round-ups, I did hear that we in the Northeast are experiencing a whooping cough outbreak, which may explain my first and second lab waiting room experience. But alas, I wasn't waiting long, and now test #2 is complete.

All that remains now is to "get together" with my doctor and "look up an old friend." His words. Seriously. T-8 days to my very first "minimally invasive endoscopic examination of the large colon and the distal part of the small bowel with a fiber optic camera on a flexible tube passed through the ..."