Thank you so so much for the amazing response to yesterday’s announcement. I am overwhelmed. Details – not sure when or where. Depends on where we’re living in a few months! Honeymoon – Hawaii, Caribbean cruise, the Bahamas… somewhere warm. The food – lots of awesome Japanese and Asian stuff, macrobiotic dishes, and crazy cool Maggie food. I don’t think I could have a wedding without kabocha. I will definitely be updating as I figure out more.
Last night we decided to go out to celebrate. Of course we went to our favorite Thai restaurant, Blue Mango. This is the only restaurant I ever go to anymore – I know that their food is awesome and they have tons of options. We went all out and got three dishes to share. First up, the Combo Fried Rice – with prawn, chicken, pork, tomato, onion and egg. I had a little bit of this; Bobby had most of it.
Next was the Bamboo stir-fry (vegan unless you get it with chicken) – with cashew, baby corn, straw mushroom and onion. We got it with chicken. We pretty much split this exactly.
And lastly, the Mushroom Mountain stir-fry (vegan) – soft tofu, baby corn, bamboo, straw mushroom and bean sprout stir-fried with a bit of green curry paste. Sesame seed are sprinkled on for a beautiful finish. I had most of this and Bobby had a little bit. I wish they’d put more sesame seeds.
We just about cleaned all the plates (brought home a few pieces of chicken that I stuck in Bobby’s lunch today).
I decided to practice being wifey and make Bobby a bento lunch. I did Soba Noodles with Umeboshi Dressing (macrobiotic), topped with sauteed onions, a hot dog, and leftover chicken. I sliced up a peach as well, and there’s an unpictured hotdog bun (with smart balance). He also has an arsenal of snacks like milk chocolate, crackers, and sembe (Japanese cracker things). The cutest part though is the 2 carrot hearts that I made and put on top of the noodles. Very bento-ey
Here’s another thing I’ve been putting in Bobby’s lunches that he loves… Ants on a log! You all had this when you were little, right? Celery + peanut butter (PB&Co’s Mighty Maple here) + raisins = ants on a log. We had a long and rather inappropriate discussion about names that would be better than “ants on a log”, but I’ll spare you the details (which mostly revolved around “poo”).
I’m off to do some yoga. Though I can’t seem to stop staring at my ring finger when I’m in downward dog and doing chaturangas. I might get a strange crick in my neck if I keep this up! Speaking of yoga, I have done about 40 minutes a day for the last week… and that’s about it, for exercise. I haven’t even been walking much. But I feel great. Here’s my exercise log.
Today’s question: what’s your favorite childhood food? I think mine would have to be the breakfasts that my dad made on the weekends. Pancakes, waffles, and French toast. Pancakes were every Saturday and Sundays alternated between waffles and French toast.