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Happy Healthy Monday

Well we have decided to finally get the house ready to sell and find something bigger. Which I have already found a house I love, from pictures, but we are no where close to even being ready. The house I like has been on the market already for 6 months so I hope it will be for a couple more so I can go look at it. If I look at it now I will really fall in love with it and be heartbroken when I can’t have it. So this weekend I was busy cleaning, throwing stuff out, and started painting the bathroom.  Hopefully this week I will get to painting the kitchen once the bathroom is done.

As for weight loss, not the best week but did manage to lost 1lbs so I am down a total of 10 in about 2 months. I will take it. I really need to bring my lunch with me on a more constant basis.  SO Subway is in order today I think.  I don’t think I will have much time for the gym because I am using all the spare time I have to get the house ready. But that in itself is a workout. LOL

Hope you all have a good day!

Sweet Corn Casserole

Estimated Times
Preparation Time: 15 mins
Cooking Time: 40 mins
Cooling Time: 15 mins cooling

Servings: 8 servings

Ingredients 1/2 cup masa harina flour (Mexican corn masa mix)
1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter or margarine
2 tablespoons vegetable shortening
2 cups frozen whole-kernel corn, partially thawed
3 tablespoons cold water
1/4 cup granulated sugar
3 tablespoons yellow corn meal
2 tablespoons NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon chili powder (optional)

Directions PREHEAT oven to 350° F. Lightly grease 9-inch pie plate.

PLACE flour, butter and vegetable shortening in food processor; cover. Process until creamy. Add corn and water; process until corn is coarsely chopped. Combine sugar, corn meal, evaporated milk, baking powder and salt in medium bowl. Stir in corn mixture until combined. Spread into prepared pie plate. Sprinkle with chili powder.

BAKE for 40 to 50 minutes or until firm and lightly browned around edge. Cool on wire rack for 15 minutes before serving. Scoop or cut into wedges to serve. Nutritional Information

Calories: 200 Calories from Fat: 90 Total Fat: 10 g
Saturated Fat: 4.5 g Cholesterol: 15 mg Sodium: 135 mg
Carbohydrates: 27 g Dietary Fiber: 2 g Sugars: 9 g
Protein: 3 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.

14 thoughts on “Happy Healthy Monday

  1. Great job! 10 lbs in 2 months is AMAZING!!! Trust me when I say that you don’t want to lose more quickly… it always comes back and brings along friends 🙂 You are amazing and that Corn Casserole looks so delish!!! Can’t wait for it to get colder and I’ll be making some!
    Shelley (@momma_oz)´s last blog post ..Mamavation Monday – 10-11-2010

  2. wow congrats on those ten lbs!!! I hope this house stays for you cause I know you are in love with it! Any hello I love corn so…. hot dog tahnk you for taht!!!

  3. I am a corn casserole FREAK! I love the stuff.

    I totally know what you mean about looking at a house and then not being able to have it and being so upset. Before we found this house, that happened to us. Kylie was devastated!!!

    10 pounds in 2 months kicks butt girl!! I’m proud of you. Keep up the FABULOUS WORK!!
    Lisa @ljenator´s last blog post ..Mamavation Monday – BIG week!

  4. Way to go with the 10lb loss over the last 2 months! Thats great!!

    I will send good thoughts your way that the house you like stays on the market! Boyfriend and I are housing hunting and it’s been pretty frustrating 🙁

    Have a great week hun! Keep kickin’ butt!
    Laura @SeeLauraRun´s last blog post ..BLAHBLAHBLAH

  5. Karla,
    Thanks for sharing that recipe! Looks yummy! I’ll be trying that out soon.
    Congratulations on that weight loss, too. Losing one pound per week is a perfect formula for losing weight in a healthy way and keeping it off.

    To your continued success,
    Robin
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