We are finally having wonderfully spring-like weather. What better way to celebrate the emergence of spring than a free trip to Phipps Conservatory.
Check out the unique specimen below. The first plant was about 4 feet in width and found in the cacti room. I also saw some blue agave plants (yum) but neglected to take a pic.
Below is a hybrid azalea. Beautiful!
I am back on the exercise wagon. Eating healthy I do with ease, but exercise and I are not best friends.
SO I am trying to eat a more protein rich diet to help me sustain energy and build muscle. Im already seeing a difference after 2 weeks. I love it when a workout promises something and really comes through.
Here is one of the protein packed meals ive been enjoying:
Here's a creepy closeup so you can see the detail!
Wasn't that pleasant?
Here's the skinny for this super simple protein packed microwave meal:
1/4 c dry quinoa
1/4 c tomatoes
1/2 c kale, collard, mustard
1/2 T olive oil
1 t sea salt
1) Put the quinoa in a deep microwave safe bowl. Fill with enough water to cover quinoa and 1/2 inch more.
2) microwave 5 minutes stir then nuke 5 more.
3) put in tomatoes and and greens and microwave 1 1/2 to 2 minutes.
4) stir and drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with salt