(Grrrr! I thought this had posted last night, but it didn’t. 🙁 )
Today I spent the morning as a teacher and the afternoon being a student as part of our teacher in-service. It was fun being a student again and learning new things. It made me miss my college days–except the homework and tests part.
This morning I got out for a 5 mile run. It wasn’t the best run because I had just run Tuesday evening, so I was a little more tired. However, as always, I did not regret going for the run!
Tonight’s dinner was inspired by a recipe from my beloved Taste of Home Healthy Cooking magazine recipe–August/September 2010 issue.
I then added 2 teaspoons canola oil to a wok and sauteed the tofu until golden brown.
While the tofu was cooking, I prepared the veggies: shredded carrots, fresh snow peas, bean sprouts.
Love all the colors!
Now, I will admit that this wasn’t my absolute favorite dish. I liked it but didn’t love it.
Vegetable Pad Thai
(Adapted from Taste of Home Healthy Cooking magazine ~ August/September 2010 issue.)
3 servings whole wheat spaghetti noodles
1/4 cup rice vinegar
5 Tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
2 Tablespoons brown sugar
1 Tablespoon lime juice
7 oz. extra-firm tofu, drained and cut into cubes
3 teaspoons canola oil, divided
1 medium carrot, grated
1 cup fresh snow peas, halved
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 egg, beaten
1 cup bean sprouts
2 green onions, chopped
peanuts or cashews
1. Cook spaghetti according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine the vinegar, soy sauce, brown sugar, and lime juice until smooth.
2. In a wok, stir-fry tofu in 2 teaspoons oil until golden brown. Set aside. Stir-fry carrots and snow peas in remaining oil for 2 minutes. Add garlic, cook 1 mintue longer or until vegetables are crisp-tender. Add egg; cook and stir until set.
3. Drain pasts; add to vegetable mixture. Stir in vinegar mixture (I didn’t use all of it.) and add to the wok. Heat through. Add tofu, bean sprouts, and onions; heat through. Garnish with cilantro and nuts.
Craig and I literally had the same thing in mind for dessert.
ice cream + pumpkin butter
What needs to be done before you go to bed?