Showing posts from July, 2014

June Haul + Pizza Chicken

As mentioned in my May Haul post, I needed to dramatically cut down on my spending what with how much I spent last month and how I am currently working on major home renovations. This month, this is what I bought. :)

I'm glad I stuck to what I said I would do and to celebrate, here's a recipe incorporating one of my favorite foods (pizza) - pizza chicken!

Ingredients:4 oz chicken breastgarlic powder2 tablespoons marinara/pasta sauce (like Classico tomato & basil)1 tablespoon ricotta1 slice cheese (like Sargento thin swiss)Mini turkey pepperoni's, or just cut some smaller ones out of bigger ones
Directions:1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.2. Sprinkle with salt and pepper and garlic powder.3. Lather with marinara/pasta sauce.4. Spread ricotta over top of sauce (or drop small dollops).5. Place cheese slice on top.6. Place pepperonis on top.7. Bake for 20-25 minutes, until cooked through.
Serves 1.175 calories3g carbs6g fat26g protein
Oh, and as an update to…

Express Review + Sauteed Steak and Kale

Since renovations have finally begun on my home, this was the first weekend A and I found ourselves to have free time in a long time and we didn't quite know what to do with ourselves so we spent some time at the mall, where I popped into an Express, which I haven't been in for a long time. I quickly fell for their Short Sleeve Baroque Lace Tees, which seem perfect for these hot and humid days but unfortunately, A persuaded me not to buy it since it's quite expensive for what it is. I'll be on the lookout for them if they go on sale. I did, however, purchase a bunch of things from Forever 21 and H&M, and will be cataloged in this month's haul.

On a side note, I used to think that designing my own home would be wonderful and I had always looked forward to it as the most exciting time of my life but now that' I'm finally doing it and essentially have all the decision-making power to pick whatever I want, it's actually really stressful and daunting bec…