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GoMacro!

These MacroBars are perfect timing…perfect timing for Vegan MoFo!

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MacroBars are macrobiotic, vegan, energy and protein bars that are made fresh daily on a rural farm in S.W. Wisconsin. Minimally processed and certified organic, the bars utilize simple healthy ingredients to boost your immune system and help provide your body with essential nutrients. The macrobiotic approach to food is dynamic. GoMacro products do not use any additives or preservatives, refined sugars or flours or dairy, thus helping to create a pH-balanced environment in your body, leading to better absorption of minerals and other nutrients. The macrobiotic approach to food is dynamic. What works for one person may not work for another and the needs of each person vary from day to day so each bar is designed to cater to individual needs. Whether you need protein, energy or fiber; a meal replacement, a healthy snack or a delicious dessert you will find it in MacroBars.
The bars are sweetened with grain-based sweeteners. These sweeteners take longer to digest, thus avoiding the blood-sugar spikes associated with refined sugars. The fats in GoMacro bars are healthy fats derived from nuts and seeds containing omega3 fatty acids, minerals and vitamins. Carbs are complex carbs from whole grains. These are slow-burning carbs that boost energy levels throughout the day. Protein comes from brown rice protein – a great high protein alternative to animal products and soy.

I’d been keeping my eyes peeled for MacroBars around here with no such luck. Looking on amazon and the GoMacro website, I only found the ability to purchase individually, or in an entire case of the same flavor. Well, that’s not something I was very interested in. I really just wanted to purchase a sampler! When I inquired about where I might be able to find something, Amelia was so kind as to offer to send me some to try.

Through reading the company history and their motive, you can tell that this is a company to support. Reading the descriptions of my new bars, I was sure I would love them all…the question would be which ones I wanted a case of!

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First, I tried the Cashew Caramel flavor.

Cashew Caramel is one of their macronutrient bars meaning…

The MacroNutrient bars are made with organic superfoods and sweetened with raw organic agave nectar. They are high in Omega-3, fiber, folate and many other vitamins and minerals.
MacroNutrient Bars contain seven organic superfoods.

  • • Quinoa – A complete protein with all nine essential amino acids
  • • Flax Sprouts – Extremely high in omega-3
  • • Brown Rice Bran – Helps control blood sugar and cholesterol
  • • Pea Fiber – A concentrated fiber source to assist weight loss
  • • Broccoli Sprouts – Full of cancer protective compounds
  • • Spirulina – Nature’s most concentrated nutrient source
  • • Cinnamon – Improves energy and vitality

So – the bar talks the talk. Can it walk the walk? Yes!

The pros:

  • taste
  • consistency
  • “full” factor
  • seven organic superfoods
  • organic, vegan, and gluten free

The cons:

  • sort of a gritty texture from the brown rice protein powder

Let it be known that the con is not enough to make me disliked it. I love chewy bars like this over crunchy!

Speaking of chewy, next up was the cashew butter macrobar.

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Another major win! This one did not have the addition of brown rice protein, nor the seven organic superfoods, but still had a good “full factor.” Just simple, healthy ingredients! I loved the addition of puffed brown rice. Not only do I love puffed rice, but it took it to the next level from just being some cashew butter with cashews mixed in.

I’ve always got my eye out for delicious, simple bars, with preference to soy free and vegan bars. Ingredients can’t get any simpler and the result is perfection. I can’t wait to sample the rest!

Have you tried MacroBars?

What’s better – chewy or crunchy?

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Peanut Buttah And…

I’m going to be quick, since I just fiddled around with the site and have a quick business assignment to finish! So – just do this for me.

Pretty please? You’ll thank me later.

Go ahead and grab some bread and some peanut buttah. Homemade bread. That is accidentally a lot smaller than you intended. Trust me, it really lets you get a thiiick layer of p.b. 😉

Then snag a fresh local apple, and a dried fig. That fig is funky lookin’, non?

Now plug in your panini maker.

Glomp (yes, glomp) a bunch of peanut butter on the bread, and slice your apple and fig. Layer on some apple slices, then some fig slices, and sandwich to-gedder.

And then panini away.

Just don’t do like I did, and walk back upstairs to finish a project.

You’ll burn it…but the sandwich will be just that good that it doesn’t even really matter.

What’s your favorite Peanut Butter & ______ sandwich?

p.s. Chocolate chip cookie dough larabar

not as good as I was hoping. Bummer. Too much chocolate chip, not enough cookie dough.

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On Fire

It seems like the best dreams are the ones you’re having when something rudely interrupts your sleep.

There I was, in the middle of some-really-good-dream-that-I-can’t-remember when there was a tap-knock on my window and a “Jessie, open the door I forgot my keys!”

At first I was wondering if it was a trick and there was a creeper at my window (gosh, I have such optimistic faith in mankind! Everyone is out to get me, if you ask me.) but that sentiment didn’t last long and my next thought was “I’ll just pretend I’m sleeping and can’t hear her.”

Of course, immediately after that, my logical and honest mind kicked in.

Karma’s a biscuit, Jess. Open the door.

And so I opened the door for my dear mother. Mumbled a your-welcome. Burrowed back into my cocoon. Tried to remember the dream. Couldn’t. Woke up an hour and a half later anyways.

Fed the animals. And made these really good pancakes. I’ve made so many really good things today (I’m not blunt or anything) that I’d almost forgotten about these until I saw the pictures. Man…I’m on fiyuh today!

See, I’ve had various flours in my cupboard for some time, and yet – usually I just resort to whole wheat or white whole wheat. No, these aren’t white bean flour waffles – though maybe I’ll try that next (speaking of which – I used that in dinner! I surprise even myself some days.) These are coconut flour waffles! I nixed the wheat bran and WW flour in the usual recipe and instead used a heaping tablespoon of coconut flour and also added in some shredded coconut. This itty bitty change made a huge difference!  Texture wise…they were so much lighter and daintier. Whereas the usual waffles I make are pretty dense and…chewy? inside – these were more like your typical waffle.

It makes me want to play with flour every day. Or not. What’s your favorite flour?

This is irrelevant, but I'm throwing it in there for those of you who picture-read...I'm getting a little wordy, aren't I? This is from Sunday, when I hopped on Jiggy for a bit.

Afterwards (well, a while afterwards) I went for – get this – a runwalk. I’m digging them these days. It was sort of a crappy day so it was my way of telling the weather “alright, figure out what you’re going to do today so I can decide when I’m going to see the cutest pony in the world.”

My biggest motivation:

Don’t judge. I have…eclectic tastes. I’m not usually a rap fan unless it’s Jay-Z or rock-type rap stuff. And watching rap videos makes e really angry because I hate all the corny hand gestures. Like, seriously…you’d be a lot cooler if you didn’t try to look cool.

What makes me even more annoyed is driving down the street and seeing kids walking all alone and doing the same hand signs. I know, I know – I should just mind my own business. But they should stop doing weird things with their hands and use them to keep their pants from dropping to their ankles, because for some reason their belt isn’t doing the part.

Hi, my name is Jess and I might as well be your grandma.

On a different note but still a musical note…this is currently my favorite song of all-time.

I am no longer an emo teenager, but sometimes the music I listen to might suggest otherwise. I have no shame, nor should you.

WOW TANGENT ALERT. Back to weather…The weather didn’t really make up its mind so I went to see Teddiekins once I was done and we got rained on so I had to ride inside and holy run-on sentences I was so proud of him. It sounds silly, but since I didn’t want my saddle to get wet I decided it was time to face my “indoor fear.” Last we rode in the indoor it ended on a “You want me to move? Oh, thanks but no thanks.” sort of note before I took him outside. So even though all I did was walk around for ten minutes or so – he was good every. single. second. He was even offering to come round and was so. light. in. the. bridle. I wasn’t going to ask that much of him – but he offered, so I took it. While we were on a roll I threw in some leg yielding and side passing and he was a saint.

I wanted to reward him by taking him for a little canter in the meadow since it stopped raining but halfway there it started nearly downpouring so I just quickly trotted back to the barn.

I am a wimp.

And I like broccoli. And eggs…and cornbread…hummus…mustard. You know the deal.

And then I got to baking. I could have done fun things like business homework reading, but the monotony of baking was just singing my name, you know? 😉 In all honesty, though, so I’m not being a bad influence – I read the whole chapter for my intro to Business class that was assigned while dinner was cooking. Now I’m set for the week! Beat that.

These are, I think, my best bars yet. Which sounds silly because I’m always saying that…but I think I’m right this time. I also realize it’s silly because bars are really personal and I’ve come to the conclusion that a. you can throw anything you like in a bowl and bind it together somehow and make a granola bar, and b. people don’t follow granola bar recipes to a T because they adjust it so it works for them.

I’m going to go against everything I just said and share this recipe anyway. This is my take at making my own 9-Bars. I couldn’t be happier with the result – though I will say, for someone who has so many nuts…

In my defense, I'm not hoarding all the marcona almonds. One of those has cashews, but I those containers are wayyy easier to get into than the bulk-bin bags.

…I don’t have anywhere near enough seeds!! These would be (in the words of the fabulous Freya) ace with the addition of some more seeds (namely, pumpkin) which I will keep in mind for next time…but for now, they’re thisclose to being ace.

Birdseed Bars (name courtesy of Mama Exposures)

makes 5-6

Part One:

  • 2 T. sunflower kernels
  • 2 T. Ruth’s Chia Goodness**
  • 2 T. (heaping) chopped walnuts
  • 2 T. sesame seeds
  • 1/2 T. poppy seeds
  • 1/4 c. puffed millet
  • 1/4 c. + 1 T. rolled oats
  • 1 T. The Organic Whey
  • 4-5 large Medjool dates, chopped
  • 1/2 t. cinnamon

**I used Ruth’s Chia Goodness because a. I don’t have much plain chia seed left, and b. I liked that it has pumpkin seeds in it. Seedy is what I was goin’ for, here! You could easily get away with using regular chia seed – but maybe use a leetle less.

Combine all of the Part One ingredients in a medium sized bowl. Move on to part two:

Part Two:

  • 1/4 c. milled flaxseed
  • 1 T. pumpkin butter
  • 2 T. maple syrup
  • 1 T. molasses
  • 1 1/2 T. peanut butter
  • 2 T. almond milk

Combine all Part Two ingreds:

and then mix wet and dry.

Press down into a greased bar pan (teehee) being sure to smooth down firmly. I find using the back of a spoon works great.

And then bake for about 15 minutes in a preheated 350* oven. Admit how much you love me for just telling you now that your oven should be preheated.

numnumnum good! They’d be bomb with figs, too. ‘Cause I like to get figgy with it…you know.

If you don’t have pumpkin butter, don’t fret – either use a little more maple sizzurp or some other jam that would go with the seedy flavor. I love the addition of the molasses…I needed a little more syrupy consistency to have enough liquid, but knew if I added more than 2 T. maple syrup it’d be too sweet. Molasses was just the ticket!

Next I thought I’d make some goodies for work. I have a freezer full of bran muffins, so I didn’t necessarily want to make something for me, and my mom’s got a lot of [store bought] sweets so I didn’t really want more dessert-type stuff here to just go to waste.

I love Anja’s blog, and turn to her for sweets recipes that are decadent but not necessarily the typical sugar overload goodies. Just because I’m making something for somebody else doesn’t mean I need to throw my own healthy eating habits out the window. I’m not saying there’s anything wrong with real brownies, but making surprisingly good treats for being healthy is part of my charm, non?! I like to surprise people.

I’m not usually much of a brownie fan – but these date brownies certainly piqued my interest. I followed it to a T, though cut back a hair on the dates. She mentioned it was very sweet with the dates, so I figured it’d be okay.

Lookit how monstrous these are!

Anyways – I even made a hot water bath to melt the chocolate. Now you know it’s serious. I don’t think I’ve ever done that before, except for…watching my mom do it. My carelessness almost ruined it, I think, as I was using a bowl that had water in it. I noticed the dangerous droplet just before the chocolate started melting it, though – and heard my mom’s voice ringing in my head…”never have a dirty bowl when melting your chocolate!”

I don’t know if that’s real or not, but I switched the bowl.

These brownies scare me. They are so dark. I am not much of a brownie person, though…so I don’t really know how good they are. To me, they’re a little “meh.” Next time, I’d add a little bit of oil. I think it might make them more fudgy, and a little less cakey. Although, there probably won’t be a next time. Not because they’re bad, but because I’m not a brownie person.

I’m still waiting for Henry to try one to tell me if they’re work-acceptable. There’s nothing worse than trying someone’s homemade goodies and thinking they’re awful, but having to act all nice about it.

I don’t want to be that person.

I asked my mom, but she’s the same as me. I guess that’e where I get it from.

New Developing: He just tried one. They’re good. Now you have it! Oh yeah, and I added walnuts. I think Anja did too, just forgot to say so in the recipe.

What’s your favorite dessert/sweet? What about your favorite treat to make for others?

Anyways. I spent all afternoon afterwards cleaning up the mess the ponies made with their hay. Since it got all rained on and was the last of their round bale, they made a huge mess and took forever to clean up.

Will not complain. Will thank them for giving me guns this summer. Have you bought your tickets yet? cause that wet hay is heaaaavvv-y. (harrrdee harr, harr!!)

Mo’s Pasta Alla Formiana has been screaming my name ever since she posted it. Having time to prepare it, a mom to help eat it, lots of tomatoes to use up and business homework to read while it was baking – tonight was as good as any other.

Rather than using canned tomatoes, I just blended two huuuge ones from our garden with the garlic. I also didn’t use any butter (I had faith, Mo, I did! But I didn’t have any butter). Or any measuring spoons, for that matter. Oh, and black beans for the protein…so I pretty much skipped “part two” and just added black beans to the pasta and tomato mixture. It might sound strange, but it worked. Topped with some mozzzzz.

I became so enamored with y business reading (insert eyeroll here) that I baked it a little too long – but even as so, this was fan. taz. tic. Hellloooo, baked pasta, I will be seeing you again soon. And I don’t mean the leftovers for dinner tomorrow, I mean this is going to be the definition of my winter. Please and thank you.

Go make it. You’re welcome.

And with that, I am out…here is my final sentiment:

I lub yoo all!

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Carrot-Fig ‘Nola Bars

I’m not too sure which direction my day is gonna go in in a couple of hours (re: when the vet comes) so I might as well post now while I’m in a relatively neutral mood.

Mainly because my “lets keep my mind busy” techniques involved granola bars.

First, though, fuelage:

Most Thursday mornings, as I’ve mentioned briefly in the past, I peruse the Camelot auction horses, and “taking my picks.” This morning, however, no photos were up on the website. So, I took the liberty to save them from the facebook site and upload them to the forum where all the action/networking happens. People were having difficulties figuring it out – so I’m hoping I’ve started off with some good karma to come in handy later 😉

I called to see if there was a timeframe yet for when the vet was going to get around to Teddie, and he said not until this afternoon – 3-3:30. Yikes! That’s a lot of…morning time. Worry time. I did some yoga (oi, I’d let too long of a time go without doing some yoga!) and then buckled down to make a bar.

I wanted to make something a bit diferent from my usual. I tend to make date-based bars – or these, or these “everything but the kitchen sink” chunks of energy. Not complaining – I’ve loved them all. But I just wanted to sit down with some bars I love, and draw up something out of the blue.

I made sure to gather my thoughts first, and my motives. If I go in with no plan, I tend to forget ingredients I initially wanted to add, and ending up throwing everything in at the same time. Not a bad thing – but I had an idea this time:

  • easy – as in, no food processor! i get sick of cleaning the darn thing, and I know if I started using it, they would end up like my Chunks of Energy, anyways.
  • preferably raw – just because
  • nutty with crunch – yet chewy at the same time (a lot of raw bars are anyways, though.)
  • use puffed grains – I’ve noticed I really like the texture they add!
  • use figs!
  • heck, if we’re using figs, why not make them like carrot cake?! apparently, I have a one-track mind. It’s always thinking about carrot cake.

When all was mixed and chopped, this is what my paper looked like. What, you can’t read my cat-scratch? Okay, I guess I’ll translate for you…

Fun fact: I nearly always write in cursive. Which is odd, because the older I got, the more often classmates would complain “I can’t read cursive!” Dude, isn’t that what we learnt before print?

I had some business to take care of before getting around to baking...

I sort of met my “rules,” as you’ll see. I ended up leaving half raw, and baking half. I actually think I prefer the raw ones, but the baked are easier to eat. I’ll share my recipe as I made it, and make notations for what I’d do next.

Carrot-Fig ‘Nola Bars

  • 1/4 c. chopped pecans (I used salted and roasted)
  • 1/4 c. chopped dried figs – about 3 medium figs
  • 2 T. raisins
  • 2 T. chia seeds
  • 1 T. sunflower nuts
  • 3/4 c. quick oats (I’m sure rolled would work, too, and likely be better)
  • 1/4 c. puffed rice
  • 1/4 c. puffed millet
  • 3/4 t. cinnamo
  • 1/4 t. nutmeg
  • pinch of ginger
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 T. The Organic Whey
  • 1/4 c. nut butter (I used chunky peanut butter)
  • 2 T. honey (bare minimum – and if you’re baking these, I’d probably double it. For whatever reason – the baked ones turned out a little less sweet)
  • 4 T. water (I used this to thin it a bit – though next time I’d probably use 2 T, and if you use more honey, just cut back. And if you’re baking, I’d probably go ahead and use almond milk)
  • 2 T. milled flax
  • 1/2 c. grated carrot

Oi! That list looks long!! I promise it’s not difficult, though – and really, open to interpretation. (1/2 c. puffed grains to sub the rice & millet, walnuts rather than pecans, maple syrup rather than honey, nix the chia seeds, etc. etc. etc.)

1. Combine the first 13 (holy cow) ingredients in a medium sized mixing bowl.

2. In a smaller, microwave-safe bowl, nuke your nut butter, honey, and water for a few seconds, until it is stirrable. Add in the milled flaxseed and grated carrots, and stir.

3. Combine the two separate containers and combine. Use your big muscles!

4. If leaving raw: press down very firmly in a tupperware-type container – or something you can cover and refrigerate. Allow to chill before cutting.

5. If baking: pack down very firmly in an oven-safe casserole type dish. I sprayed mine lightly with cooking spray. Drizzle a little bit of honey on top, and bake at 400* for 15-20 minutes. Allow to cool before cutting!

raw

baked

I think I prefer the raw ones. I’m sort of surprised because I thought for sure I’d prefer the baked, since they at first seemed too sticky/messy to just leave raw! But they firmed up okay. I think I’d like the baked ones more if I had used more honey.

And, moving on – dis anyone else, as a child, put bbq potato chips in their PB & J sandwiches? I remember my mom always doing that growing up, so of course I would too.

I saw this McCormick Sweet & Smoky rub and decided I had to try it on….tempeh! On a PB & J!

Ironically, I just wanted “normal jam” for this and didn’t have any open. Apple Rum Walnut? check. Peach Ginger? check. Pumpkin? check. Fig? check. Apple Honey Butter? check.

Why don’t I have any strawberry? Or raspberry?!

I ended up just opening yet another one, that was the closest to normal I could find. And it was still a mix of strawberries, cranberries, some other fruit, and maple syrup. I guess I like intricate things.

I will do this again, however, I will use more rub (and probably the BBQ rub rather than this one for more of a mesquit-y flavor). So, go try it. Or look at me like I have three heads. Whichever 😉

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New Foods

Thank you, everyone, so much for your kind comments on my last two posts. Today started off on a…well, not so hot foot, and didn’t get much better as the day progressed. Coming home and reading your lovely words definitely made me a little more optimistic 🙂

I had to schedule the vet to come tomorrow to look at Teddie’s eye. I saw the little spot again, and it was a bit runny, too. I am fairly certain it is not “just a reflection.” It’s just difficult to see outdoors. I’m trying to stay optimistic about it – and honestly, would rather my vet come and laugh at me for freaking out over a reflection in his eye – and yet my logical brain knows the outcome may not be so good. Just like with humans, you don’t mess with their eyes. This includes putting off a visit. I am kicking myself for not just calling Monday even though I thought it’d gone away.

I don’t usually hope I’m crazy, but in this case, I hope I am 😛 I don’t think it helped me think positive thoughts about it, though, when I left and A says “I hope it’s not uveitis, Jessie. My friend just had to put her horse down because his was that bad.”

Hm. Thanks.

Anyways, moving on. I’ll be less of a joy-kill now, I promise. But think happy thoughts for me tomorrow, guys!

This morning started off okay, though, with a bowl of cinnamon raisin overnight oats. Mingling overnight was:

  • 1/3 c. quick oats
  • 1/2 t. chia seeds
  • 1/2 c. almond milk
  • cinnamon, nutmeg
  • raisins

and in the morning I added a nuked & sliced banana, raisins, wheat germ, pecans and a peanut butter sauce.

It’s getting darker and darker these mornings!! Not to mention I feel like my eyes are less “sharp” in the morning, too. I found it incredibly hard to focus my lens.

Either that or I’m losing my almost-perfect eyesight. I’m sort of proud of my eyeballs for being so hawk-like.

a new snack for the morning!

I’m not lying when I say I tend to buy things and put off opening them for a while. In fact, I bought these Kashi crackers so long ago that they’re past their best-by date! Don’t worry – they hadn’t been opened prior, though.

It sort of surprised me because I seriously remember the day I bought them. They caught my eye because I had a $2 off coupon! I guess I remember things when it involves saving money…?

Anyways – they were still fantastic. They’re no homemade cracker – but lets be honest. How much longer was I going to put off eating them, anyways? I don’t even really know why they lasted this long.

Phase One and Three: Carrots w/ Roasted Garlic Hummus and a White Flesh Nectarine

Phase Two: homemade bread with garlic hummus, hardboiled egg, feta, basil, red pepper, celery, and tomato paste.

As sad as this might make me sound – I’m not lying when I say I was actually pretty legitimately excited for lunch today…while I packed it last night. The freshly homemade bread, as well as the reintroduction of one of my favorite sammies of all time – the hardboiled egg & hummus sammie.

Unfortunately, bread toasts 5,000 times faster when you’re not watching it. In the time it took me to put this in the toaster oven, run upstairs to refill my waterbottle, and return back downstairs…I could already smell the burnt toast. No me gusta. See, I actually kinda like my toast a little burnt. But not the bread for my sandwiches.

That’s just bad news bears.

Not to mention it then made the egg too hot, which just turned out gross. The bread and egg that was salvageable, though? Lovely. See, there’s always something good to come out of things, right?! Right.

I’m on a groove with this new foods thing, and this one isn’t even the last of the day 😉 Some KIND bars caught my eye at the co-op the other day, and I’m finally able to have control of bar purchases (i.e. not buying every single one, every single time). While I admit they’re an expensive habit and something I can make myself – they are something I love, so it’s an “allowed splurge,” if you will. Something about just opening a pretty package makes them a leeetle bit cooler than packing a homemade one, even if the taste rivals each other 😉

I remember the very first KIND bar I hated. I think it was mixed nut or something? I remember nearly breaking a tooth. I was encouraged to give them another chance, though, and I did – with their walnut and date bar. It was love at first bite. And when I saw how many flavors of them the co-op has, it was hard to limit my selection but I finally chose on this Macadamia and Apricot bar.

And it was fabulous. It had huge chunks of coconut and macadamias, which paired wonderfully with the sweet apricot. I also love the texture that the puffed rice adds.

And, to wrap up my new food extravaganza of the day, I received a really exciting package the other night:

But what’s Tasty Bite, you ask? Well, I couldn’t have said it better myself – Tasty!

Launched in 1995, Tasty Bite currently offers 39 products across 4 categories: entréessaucesrices and meal inspirations.  The flavors range from classic restaurant favorites such as a Channa Masala to unique fusion items such as the Tofu Corn Masala.  Our products require no cooking, have no preservatives, require no refrigeration and as our brand suggests, taste phenomenal!

You guys know I’m not usually one for ready-made meals, but TastyBite must have hypnotic powers because the second I opened the box I couldn’t wait to try them all! They all have a wonderfully simple ingredients list, are quick to make – and what I was most excited about? Having “real” Indian. Don’t laugh that I’m considering something out of a box “real Indian.” We don’t have any Indian restaurants around here, and the closest I get to cooking Indian cuisine is throwing some curry powder in a dish.

Sort of like “I think I like it, but I don’t really know” nah’mean?

Tonight I was feeling the Punjab Eggplant vibe – Braised eggplant with aromatic Indian spices.

And aromatic they were. When I first opened the bag I was sort of worried I was going to burn my face off – and not just because it was to be served hot temperature wise. I’m a bit of a wimp when it comes to spicy foods, you see.

I opted to have it over a slice of toast (no naan, sorry 😦 ) with a fried egg and a dollop of plain greek yogurt on top.

And yes – it was spicy – but not unbearably so. Enjoyably so, actually! And I think for a “normal” person – it’s probably hardly even spicy 😛 I was glad for the bread and greek yog, though!

So, all in all? Half my dinner came out of a box and I loved it. So far, I would definitely recommend TastyBite as a quick lunch or dinner solution.

What’s your favorite “ready-made” meal, when you have them?

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