Breakfast this morning was my last slice of Paska bread from Easter with a hard boiled egg on top, of course! So very delicious.

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I also had a lemon Dannon with half a banana sliced on top to fill me up.

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This breakfast lasted me a long time! Around 1, I met Katie Jo & Julia for lunch. It was great having the girls come entertain me at work 🙂

We went to Coral Tree and I got my favorite no-mayo tuna salad. I know there are a million good things at this restaurant but I can’t help but get this salad every time!

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Zoom in!!!

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After the girls peaced out, I went back to work. Fun times. Late afternoon, I dug into my pre-workout snack. I have been carrying this bar in my purse for weeks now and it hasn’t tempted me one bit but today I couldn’t wait to have it!

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At the gym, I did 40 minutes on the elliptical. Nothing very impressive. My workouts have been so halfhearted lately! After 40 I finished the book I had with me and didn’t have my iPod, so I headed out to the grocery store instead. Check out the cool new products I found at Fresh & Easy — lettuce blend with strips of beet mixed in and Ginger Peach tea!

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While making dinner, I snacked on some strawberries and mango. Mango is on sale this week so I majorly stocked up! I’ve been missing it.

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Tonight I decided to give black bean burgers a try! I came up with my own recipe of 1/2 cup black & kidney beans, diced green bell pepper/onion/mushroom, 1 egg white, 1 tbsp Bone Suckin’ BBQ sauce and 2 tbsp bread crumbs. Just a half cup of beans with these mix-ins made two patties that I broiled in the oven with a sweet potato cut into chips and some lemon/pepper seasoned brussel sprouts. Here’s everything all together with another tbsp BBQ sauce for dipping!

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I’m totally in love with these burgers!!!!! They were so easy and insanely good!

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For dessert, I was in the mood for something a little chocolatey.  If you thought that a no-pudge brownie couldn’t be improved upon…you thought wrong! I microwaved a single serve no-pudge brownie with 1/4 of a v. ripe banana and a small spoonful of Better N’ Peanut Butter. No-pudge will never be the same again!

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Tomorrow is Thursday already, YAY! Crossing my fingers for nice weather this weekend 🙂

Why is it so cloudy here?! I want the sun to come out!! Saturday morning I woke up to overcast, chilly skies and a bowl of yogurt mess. Lots of mango in this one!

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I did a little cleaning around the house and started to get munchy again, so I opened up a box of soft pretzels. I haven’t had one of these in forever & they are so good!

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Then I left to do a whole bunch of errands. I knocked a few things off the huge to-do list and came home very hungry for a late lunch around 3:30. I used 2 La Tortilla Factory tortillas, 1/2 cup cheddar cheese, spinach & one 100 calorie Wholly Guacamole packet to make this very yummy in my tummy quesadilla.

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After this I wanted something sweet but purpously haven’t bought any ice cream or cookies lately…single serve no-pudge brownies to the rescue for a warm chocolatey treat! Plus a nice dollop of Cool Whip.

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One of the errands I had to run was picking up some books from the library. When I got there, I saw that they were having a monthly book sale. YAY! I love library book sales. I found this hardcover Williams-Sonoma Kitchen Library PIZZA cookbook for $1 and dinner was born!

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I sipped on a nice glass of merlot while cooking 🙂

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I decided to make one dough and split it in half to use for one savory pizza and one dessert pizza. I used the book’s recipe for the dough (made half whole wheat flour, half white) but it came out VERY hearty. A little too hearty I think, but not bad for my first try! It didn’t rise as much as it should have, so I think my yeast might have been defunct? Next time, I will have to make some dough modifications, but everything else about these pizzas was AMAZING!

I decided on potato, onion & rosemary for the main course. No cheese needed to make this…can you tell I like carbs?! The recipe said it served 4, but I halved it, and ate half of that. Love having leftovers for tomorrow!! I ate two of the slices below. The combo of bread and potatoes was awesome, and the rosemary was a great touch.

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For dessert, I rolled out the other half of the dough to make this fruit pizza! I used a pear, a granny smith apple, 1/4 cup raisins and 2 tbsp pine nuts, plus a custard-like topping of sugar, egg, flour & milk for a binding glaze over the fruit. I had a little mishap with the liquid topping spilling out all over the oven (OOPS!!) but the final result was pretty fantastic I must say! One serving was two of these slices. MMM!!!

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I ate all my pizzas while watching Atonement. I really enjoyed the book and was pretty excited for the movie but have just never gotten around to watching it. I’m glad I did because I liked it a lot! I loved the way the sequences were timed to jump backward and forward. I could see how it might be a little confusing to someone who hadn’t read the book, but knowing what was going on just reminded me of all the complexities behind the scenes. For some reason I stayed up until almost 3AM just watching TV and goofing off?! I think I was enjoying my lazy relaxation time too much to go to sleep LOL. Sunday, I MUST be productive!!!

Hope everyone is having a great weekend 🙂