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A Healthy Mexican Feast+Send Bobbi to SDRR

Posted May 06 2009 11:13pm

That’s right, Hubby and I celebrated  Cinco Sies De Mayo tonight! I have been eyeing the Mexican feast that Kath and Kelsey had the other night. I tried to replicate it as much as possible with a little of my Mexican heritage of course ;)

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The meal was taco salads. I had just about everything on hand all I had to pick up at the store was these organic corn chips.

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The layers:

  • Spinach bed
  • Topped with a cooked mix of bell pepper,onions, white shoepeg corn(the only thing we had in the pantry), tomato, kidney and black beans spiced with oregano,chili powder.
  • 3/4 cup of Ground Turkey, seasoned with McCormick’s Taco Seasoning
  • Kelsey’s corn salsa( I added about 4 chunks of mango)
  • 3 avocado slices
  • light sour cream
  • Cilantro
  • Chips for dipping

The corn salsa

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And of course nothing tops a Mexican Feast like a Margarita(Virgin).

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I saw this recipe and of course mixed it up a bit.

  • 1/4 cup fresh squeezed OJ
  • 4 chunks of frozen mango
  • 1/4 frozen mixed berry
  • 1/2 packet of strawberry kiwi Crystal Light packet
  • 6 iced cubes
    all mixed up in the wonderful Vita-Mix

BEST Margarita ever, can’t wait to try it with some Tequila!

 

 

In case you were curious, here is what Hubby had.

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It wasn’t as healthful, but not too bad. Veggie refried pinto beans, light cheese, shoepeg corn and ground turkey.

So I think I failed at my first attempt at the Raw Wednesday Challenge! I guess I am going to have to try again next Wednesday. I did do a little bit of research and am going to pick up a book at the Library tomorrow to get more information. Here is what I ate for lunch today and my afternoon snack.

A RAW Salad, I guess I didn’t completely fail!

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Avocado and Tomato Sammy, filled with spinach and Light Laughing Cow Cheese. 

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PM Snack: Brown Rice Cake with AB and some Berries.

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I didn’t get in that 3 mile run I so anticipated today but I did ride my bike to work and to the grocery store for a total of 8 miles!!

TSL UPDATE

Ate all meals at home= 3 points
Rode Bike to Work=1 point
Rode Bike to Market=1 point
Used a Coupon at the Market(I used to never use coupons)=1

Total Points: 6!

How is everyone else doing? Have you found some more simple things to incorporate into your everyday life??? I have an article coming up soon to help you get some more ideas!

Last but not least I have two exciting things to mention, first is Ashley from A Healthier Happier Bear, wrote the sweetest post tonight in effort to help get me to the SanDiego Rock and Roll Marathon,I am so honored.

I just love all of you so much, you guys are seriously so supportive, I don’t think people really understand what great blessings the blogworld has to offer. If you are interested in finding out more about how you can send me to SDRR check out, Help Bobbi Get NHerShoes and Run the San Diego Marathon!!

Second exciting thing is a San Diego Meet Up! While I am out in SanDiego whether I race of not, Meghann and I are trying to round up some bloggers/readers to meet us for dinner on Friday May 29th.It’s the Friday before the marathon. 

Please email me at marie.bobbi@gmail.com if interested!

Alright it’s passed my bed time, Dodgers are soooo going to win so I am calling it a night. Plan is to go to an hour of Kettle Bell’s in the morning, I am crossing my fingers:)

Night Night

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