One Potato, Two Potato, Three potato, Fail

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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Tonight, Mal and I attempted Healthy Potato Pancakes from Runner’s World for dinner. I’ve been on serious a potato kick lately, so I was really looking forward to trying this recipe, but, sadly, it was an epic fail.

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We followed the recipe exactly, but no matter what we tried, the batter would not solidify. We added an extra egg with the hope that it would help ”˜stick’ the ingredients together.

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But, so such luck. The batter ended up as mushy, scrambled egg-like mixture.

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It tasted fine, but it wasn’t at all what we had hoped for. Wicked bummer. (The potato pancake on my plate was molded into a patty just for the photo.)

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On the side, I had some roasted brussels sprouts and steamed spinach.

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Workout

Before dinner, I joined Mal for a quick trip to the gym. I don’t typically do two workouts in one day, but I had the urge to run this evening.

I did the workout below and covered 3.3 miles in 30 minutes on the treadmill.

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Afterward, I stretched for a solid 20 minutes at home while catching up with Ellen on my DVR. My muscles were so tight! Yoga is definitely on the agenda for tomorrow.

Now, I want dessert! Cookie time!

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  1. I hate when that happens. When that happens to me I always check out the comments if it’s online or the next issue if it’s a magazine. Usually someone else has had the same issue and they will provide the fix.

  2. ellen!! dvr!! cookie time!! i feel like i lived your parallel life this day… minus probably one of the more important parts- that whole exercise component. haha. i love how upbeat you are about your workouts… it’s really inspiring 🙂

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