Nutty Dinner

I didn’t have a good day today – I felt like crap – fever, stomachache, just not myself. Thankfully my mother-in-law is in town and she took care of Mili-Mali all day, so I could take a nap, rest a bit and just do a couple of things around the house.The obligatory daily Mili-Mali photo!!!! The only time she was in her playpen today – she was so alert and watching her mobile and listening to the music. Don’t you just love those eyes?Dinner today was a combination of “Walnut Crusted Chicken Breast Ingredients • 2 slices whole-wheat bread, dried • 1/3 cup walnuts • 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese, freshly grated • Coarse salt and ground pepper • 1 large egg white • 4 chicken breast halves, boneless and skinless (6 to 8 ounces each) • 1 tablespoon grapeseed oil • Lemon slices, for serving Directions 1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. In a food processor, combine bread, walnuts, and Parmesan; season with salt and pepper. Process until fine breadcrumbs form. Transfer to a shallow bowl. In another shallow bowl, beat egg white until frothy. 2. Season chicken with salt and pepper. Dip each breast into egg white, letting excess drip off, and then into crumb mixture, pressing to adhere. Read more at Something new that I am trying this week are prepared salads. I put together the base – spinach, spring mix, peppers, alpha sprouts, tomatoes, and mushrooms. So when lunch time comes, all I have to do is add protein, cheese;) and some carbs. The choices of proteins this week are – Nova Scotia Lox, Sardines and Chicken breast. I really hope this prep will pay off and i make a healthy choice when I reach for lunch during the day.Doesn’t my little “army” of salads look cute!?! I am armed with healthy choices:)It’s time for me to get some sleep as I get the second shift – goodnight…. xoxox, the Faux Foodie Girl

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