Cleaning Spree

Mastermind Weekend 1/16

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I'm Tina

I’m the owner of Carrots ‘N’ Cake as well as a Certified Nutrition Coach and Functional Diagnostic Nutrition Practitioner (FDN-P). I use macros and functional nutrition to help women find balance within their diets while achieving their body composition goals.

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Mal and I went on a serious cleaning spree this afternoon. Our house is totally spotless now. I love being able to sit back enjoy the look and feel of a clean home. Don’t you? It’s really the best feeling ever! (Ok, I’m a dork! ;-))

As you can see, I finally cleaned off our dining room table! 😉

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Dinner

For dinner this evening, I tried a new recipe: Pasta Carbonara Light from the cookbook, Secrets of a Skinny Chef.

I’ve always loved pasta carbonara (or any cheesy pasta really), but I never loved how I felt after eating it (i.e. blah and lethargic). This recipe has all of the same flavors, but tastes much lighter. It even tasted a bit healthy with the extra veggies mixed in, but not too healthy. My husband didn’t realize it was a “light” meal! 😉

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As usual, I didn’t follow the recipe exactly. I nixed the basil, used buttermilk instead of half & half, grated asiago instead of Parmesan, and added mushrooms to the recipe. It still turned out well! 😉

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Snack

And, for the record, before cooking dinner, I snacked on a sliced peach.

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Now, I really want something sweet. I’m thinking a couple of Effie’s Oatcakes with Barney Butter smeared on top. Mmm! Yep, that sounds delicious.

G’night!

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55 Comments

  1. I’m just the opposite whenit comes to cleaning the house. I’m glad my hubby is a clean freak (he does it). I’ve never tried Barney Butter before??

  2. I must be a dork too, because that is truly an amazing feeling . It totally stinks the whole time you’re cleaning, but then you get to lean back, all sweaty, and just relax in the tidiness of everything!

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