This post is a continuation of the Monday Munchies series where I show everything I eat over the course of single day. These eats took place yesterday (Sunday). I prefer to show a mix of eats from weekends AND weekdays; however, lately I haven’t remembered to take pictures until the weekend before a Monday Munchy. As I like to do an MM every two weeks, I should probably start setting myself computer alerts or something.
Breakfast, 7:30 am:
I’ve still been enjoying Bircher Muesli every morning. Yesterday, I forgot to prepare my Bircher the night before, so I tried a quick soak in the morning. Next time I’ll add about half the milk the recipe calls for, to avoid this embarrassing picture of watery Bircher I’m now going to show you.
Yikes! How about this picture of proper Bircher from earlier in the week?
Lunch, 12:30 pm:
After singing my heart out in church, Peter and I made our weekly trip to Golden Harbor.
From left to right: Blanched green beans with fermented white tofu sauce (really fantastic), a soup our pal Tina behind the counter calls “real comfort food”, spicy smoked chicken, curry squid.
I had a few more pieces of the deep-fried curry squid, which were incredibly good but sit in your stomach like a rock. Next time, I’ll know a few pieces suffice.
What about the acrobat dog part of this post’s title? Well, you already know Maddie is an escape artist and a doggie glutton. You may not know she can walk on her back paws halfway across a room. I’m not kidding. If I hold something edible just out of reach, she’ll follow me on her back legs, trying to pinch it from my fingers. It’s not an admirable talent for a non-circus dog; in fact, it’s rather a nuisance. Such as in this case:
Even if she didn’t have the trash can to lean against, she’d still have no problem pulling something out of there. And you know what she eventually pulled out of the trash? The discarded stem of a kohlrabi bulb. She snatched up that delicacy and ran off to enjoy it in peace.
It was about this time Peter said, “I think your picture-taking is encouraging this behavior.” To that, I say … maybe.
Dinner, 7:30 pm:
This batch of pictures has convinced me I need to bust out the tripod. Dinner was a bit late, as neither of us were hungry after our Golden Harbor feast. I nibbled on mapo doufu leftovers, along with blurry sauteed spinach and roasted bell peppers. Served with a glass of sweet Riesling – I had to make sure it was palatable, of course.
I didn’t end up finishing the mapo doufu because I was still full from lunch. Too much fried at lunch means fewer veggies and lean protein at dinner. I think I’ve learned my lesson.
Finally, Peter and I split the first tomato from our Aerogarden batch.
Dear reader, it was terrible. Mealy and flavorless. I’m crossing my fingers the rest of them are better.
Q: How was your weekend? What do you use to keep yourself organized? To-do lists? Computer alerts? A date book?
P.S. Flowers are emerging!
Why, hello there Orchy.