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Happy Healthy Monday

Good monday morning!! Well I am happy to report that this past month and a half I have lost 9lbs. How I have no idea. I haven’t exercised and my food has been hit and miss. I have started taking NutraBlast which doesn’t make me hungry at times. I started taking it first thing in the morning to get me going since I am a terrible breakfast eater.  It’s all natural and it’s chuck full of all kinda of good stuff. So with that I hope to continue my  losing streak and it’s supposed to give me more engery, I am waiting. TOday I do feel much better now I have meds for this cold. Tonight before dinner I plan on doing my Wii when I get home for exercise.

I am super jealous some of the Mamavation Mom’s got to run with Jared as part of the Commit to Fit Campagin he is doing. I love Subway, which I am getting for lunch today btw, and his commitment to stay fit and healthy.

Okay here is a good recipe for you to try. If you have tried any that I have posted in the past please let me know.

Heartland Vegetable Bake

This colorful vegetable medley, combined with a low fat cream sauce, will brighten any dinner table.

Estimated Times
Preparation Time: 15 mins
Cooking Time: 55 mins

Servings: 6 side-dish servings

Ingredients 3 cups (about 3 medium) red or other waxy potatoes, coarsely chopped
2 tablespoons water
1 package (16 ounces) frozen broccoli. cauliflower and carrot medley
3 tablespoons butter or margarine, divided
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 can (12 fluid ounces) NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Fat Free Milk
2 MAGGI Chicken Flavor Bouillon Cubes
1/8 teaspoon ground white pepper
1/4 cup seasoned dry bread crumbs

Directions PREHEAT oven to 350º F.

MICROWAVE potatoes and water in covered, medium, microwave-safe casserole dish on HIGH (100%) power for 9 minutes; drain. Return to dish; top with frozen vegetables.

MELT 2 tablespoons butter in small saucepan over medium heat. Stir in flour; cook, stirring constantly, for 30 seconds. Gradually stir in evaporated milk, bouillon and pepper; cook, stirring occasionally, for 3 to 4 minutes or until bouillon is dissolved and sauce is slightly thickened. Pour sauce over vegetables.

MICROWAVE remaining butter in small, microwave-safe bowl on HIGH (100%) power for 10 to 20 seconds or until melted. Stir in bread crumbs until well combined. Sprinkle over vegetables; cover.

BAKE for 30 minutes. Uncover; bake for an additional 10 minutes or until top is golden brown. Nutritional Information

Calories: 175 Calories from Fat: 55 Total Fat: 6.1 g
Saturated Fat: 3.7 g Cholesterol: 18 mg Sodium: 746 mg
Carbohydrates: 21.5 g Dietary Fiber: 4.9 g Sugars: 2.3 g
Protein: 8.9 g

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Karla Urwitz

As a full-time career oriented mother of one, I love all things travel. I was in the hospitality business for 15 years and loved it. So why not become a travel agent. So I am trying to find my balance in life through being a parent to a teenager, my love of travel, and living the best life possible. Come join me on this bumpy journey of life.

11 thoughts on “Happy Healthy Monday

  1. Wow!! Nine pounds is awesome!!! Good for you, Karla!! Hope that product continues to work for you.

    And that recipe sounds delish – thanks!
    Heather @ Not a DIY Life´s last blog post ..Mamavation Week 40

  2. Karla, you are a wonder with your 9 pounds this month. Diet is like 80% of this journey and even though you aren’t going gung-ho you are doing something right. I dare to say you are doing a beautiful mindful balance.
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