Posts Tagged ‘sushi’

Morning! Yesterday was a day of rest, so I didn’t go to the gym. Instead, I spent extra time in bed ­čÖé

I made a delicious breakfast that consisted of a wrap with scrambled eggs, raw goat’s milk cheddar, and some apricot jam. I took a picture but somehow I deleted during the day while I was fussing with my camera ­čśŽ

So I guess we’ll have to skip to lunch. We had nothing in the refrigerator, so I walked to work empty-handed. At lunchtime I picked up another delicious wrap from Zaytoon’s (means “olive’s” in arabic) a Middle Eastern Restaurant near my office. The wrap was filled with hummus, babaganoush, and tabouleh. I also ordered a small container of their pickle olive and peperocini mix and added that to my wrap.

It was deeeelish!

I also had the last of a container of pineapple that I bought last week.

I was running around all afternoon, so I didn’t have time for a snack. When I got home around 6, I was desperate for something small to tide me over until dinner. I relied on my trusty string cheese.

Since we had no veggies in the fridge, and I didn’t feel like making a TJ’s run, I gave in and ordered take-out from a Japanese place in the neighborhood. Loren and I split a bunch of rolls: california roll, a seared salmon roll, and a fantastic roll–spicy tuna with salmon, avocado, and yellowtail on top. I also got a large green salad that was much needed after a couple of days sans greens! We also split some edamame.


But dessert was definitely the best eat of the day!

What is that, you may ask? A frozen banana covered in dark chocolate from the mecca of frozen foods–TJ’s! I know, I know. You can make these at home, but for a lazy girl like me I was thrilled to see these in the store!

It did not disappoint. It was amazing. I also liked that it took a long time to eat, so I really felt like I got my sweet fix tonight!

P.S. I saw a PT today who gave me a lot of exercises for my arm and wrist. It’s finally feeling better, but not completely up to snuff, so Loren, again, helped me write the post (editor’s note: he’s pretty much the best!). Just wanted you to know that if you don’t get the usual blog comments from me, it’s not that I’m not reading your blogs–I just have doctor’s orders not to type! (But I may slip in a few comments here or there. Hehe). I love reading them all!


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Even though I┬ádidn’t do much┬áthis weekend, I feel like it flew by! Why does that always happen?

Yesterday was a perfect Sunday in terms of rest/ productivity- a good mix. I went to the gym in the morning, read my book while I ate breakfast, went out for a long walk and some produce shopping, went to TJ’s with Loren, cleaned up around my apartment, and went out to dinner at the BEST Japanese place with Nishant (houseguest/ friend) and Loren. And then I read some more. The Hours is amazing- I can’t believe I haven’t read it yet. I loooove Virginia Woolf’s work, so the book is perfect for me.

What wasn’t so great about yesterday was going through my winter sweaters and discovering moths/ larvae/ holes in some of my favorite sweaters. And having to throw them out. And pick larvae off my clothes. I did not grow up in the Northeast and had no idea moths could do such a thing. Grooooosss.

Breakfast yesterday was a big bowl of “holiday oats”. Basically, just my usual pumpkin oats with some dried cranberries on top. Festive, no?

I also made one of my favorite lunches: tuna salad with crackers and carrots. It is very simple, but definitely comfort food for me. My mom used to make us the best tuna salad- all the time. It feels like home!

I now use mayo made from olive oil- its very good!

My post-TJ run snacks included some indulgent little goodies:

These mini ice cream sandwiches are delicious and only 120 calories each! (They are also quite small). Perfect for a snack or small dessert.

I also had some watermelon and pineapple slices (I know, I know… I’m bad. Not local, not at all).

And later we went to dinner at Hibino in Brooklyn. The food here, as always, was amazing- but the service last night was really bad- way too slow. And our waitress was not so nice.

But, like I said, the food was awesome!

I got a seaweed salad which had all kinds of seaweed in it (I ate most of it- some were a little too “sea-ish” for me!) and we split┬á an order of asparagus tempura. Yum!

And I had some “pressed sushi”. One had cooked mackarel with shisho sauce on top; the other was tuna with a bit of avocado and shisho. They were both incredible- so fresh tasting. The tuna melted in my mouth.

Even though the servie wasn’t that great, the food made up for it (and I am usually not so forgiving).┬áHibino is definitely my favorite sushi joint around!

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