Dinner for 17

Mastermind Weekend 1/16

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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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Last night’s dinner was”¦ wait for it”¦ legendary. We had 17 people for dinner! That’s a lot of food!

Mal and I were invited to spend the weekend at Ashley’s aunt’s house in Vermont. Ashley also invited a bunch of her friends from New York City and a few blog friends, including Theodora, Leslie, Melissa, and Meghann, to ski, snowboard, eat, drink, and be merry.

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Mal and I (and Murphy) arrived just before dinner was about to be served. Good timing, huh? 😉

Dinner preparations: Cutting garlic bread for Ashley. Drinking Bourbon County for me.

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On the menu:

Homemade garlic bread.

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Farfalle with a Creamy Mushroom Sauce <— I lovveeeed this dish! 

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Roasted veggies.

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And Ceasar salad, Pasta Primavera with shrimp, and Baked Ziti with sausage. 

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After dinner, it was time for dessert: birthday cake for Theodora!

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Happy birthday, Theodora!!! :mrgreen:

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The night concluded with games and laughing hysterically about such things as “chicken boobs,” “hot meat for three,” and “happiness is like a bowl of eggs.” 

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Good times.



  1. Love some homemade garlic bread! I like it so garlicky that my mouth burns and my fiance refuses to kiss me for days.

    “Chicken boobs” reminds me of an ex-boyfriend (who, coincidentally, was a total psycho) who called chicke breast, “chicken boobies.” It made me laugh, even though he made me run away. haha.

  2. LOL to these:
    “chicken boobs,” “hot meat for three,”

    And i am glad it’s YOUR blog, not mine, that has those words on it. haha! Nothing like some fun google word searches to bring the freaks a ‘knockin over to visit your bloggie. lol.

    Ok so 17. I think i would have a heart attack. It freaks me out to cook for more than like 6. At least it doesnt seem like you were cooking for all 17 🙂

  3. Wow that looks like good food (especially the garlic bread). At first I thought you made a sit-down dinner for 17. I was going to say holy cow that’s a lot of pressure! The most I’ve cooked for as a sit-down dinner was 7. That was hard.

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