OK, so the Super Bowl might have slightly (ok, totally) derailed my plan of eating better, but I am back on track! I know this is the time of year where we all have a little extra “insulation”, but I’d rather focus on my overall health starting now, rather than wake up one morning in June, and think: “Crap, I have to put on a bathing suit in 2 weeks.” Plus… I like it when my jeans actually fit. Who’s with me??!
As a result, all our dinners for the week are quick, but relatively good for us, and the lunches I’m packing for work are uber-healthy. I figure, if I eat super clean from 7 am -7pm, I can indulge a little at dinner. Side note: A glass of wine and a piece of chocolate are not considered an indulgence, they are mandatory.
What I love about this meal is that it tastes like I’m splurging – but its super healthy. I made it for dinner with my friend Anna when she came over for a girl’s night in – and I’ll be packing it for lunch for most of this week. What really makes this dish is the super thick, spicy peanut sauce. Soba noodles and tofu can be a little bland, but you’d never know because the sauce is crazy flavorful. Health wise: This meal is packed with protein and fiber and it’s gluten free. Oh and did I mention it’s ready in 30 minutes? You’re welcome. [Continue Reading]