I dream of Pizza!

by DanicasDaily on March 7, 2014

I also totally watched that show “I dream of Jeannie” growing up…how many of you used to watch that show? It’s ok you don’t have to fess up.  I know my list of old school shows is pretty long…Gilligan’s Island, The Love Boat, Mr. Ed (I loved that talking horse!)……oh the list goes on and on!

Anyway, I digress…Do you ever wake up in the morning excited about what you are going to have for dinner?  That was totally me this morning ~ I was like willing the day to go by quickly just so I could get to the totally delicious dinner we had planned.  It probably didn’t help that I have been dreaming of mushroom pizza ever since I had a slice at Mary’s a few week’s back.

Before heading out this morning, I cooked up a Healthy Egg Roll ~ Believe it or not, I’ve totally missed these this week. (SF + 1 WPA) – 5 points+

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I love that my Starbuck’s looks like it’s “glowing” today ~ honestly, it’s totally how I felt going there to get my tall nonfat latte…..like it was just what I needed to brighten my day or maybe it is more like it is glowing because I am totally in love with Starbucks Open-mouthed smile (SF) – 3 points+

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I ended up trading in my egg salad sandwich today for lunch with my co-workers at Grace’s Table.  I started with this Grilled Artichoke topped with a delicious peppery romesco sauce.

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Then, I moved on to my usual Beet Salad sans the chicken ~ today, I totally missed the chicken.

Avocado, super creamy fromage blanc, mache lettuce, meyer lemon juice, olive oil, maldon salt

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I counted 2 points+ towards my WPA for the real deal cheese. (SS/SF + 2 WPA) – 4 points+

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The folks at Keurig sent me a selection of Hot Teas to give a whirl ~ perfect for afternoon tea.

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I really like this Celestial Seasonings Green Tea ~ it has the perfect balance of tea vs. green tea flavor without being too grassy (yep, I think most green teas taste like grass Open-mouthed smile)

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It paired perfectly with my Reese’s PB Egg. (SF + 2 WPA) – 2 points+

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Before starting dinner, I knew I needed a snack so I grabbed an Oikos (one of favorite yogurts of all times).

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I count flavored yogurts like this ~ 0% Greek Yogurt = Simply Filling, and 1 Tbsp. of Jam is 1 points+ towards your Weekly Points Allowance (WPA) – SF + 1 WPA or 3 points+

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I have been waiting for tonight’s dinner all week long ~ Flat Out Amazing Simply Filling Pizzas!

Did I mention all week long?! I do not know why I waited so long for pizza during Meatless March.

The “meat” topper on today’s slice was sautéed peppers, onions and mushrooms.

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After preheating the oven with the cookie sheet in it to 425 and cooking my flat out wrap for 3 minutes, I flipped it and started layering on all my Simply Filling Vegetarian Pizza Goodness!

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My first layer was sauce and my meat mix….topped with 1/2 my cheese (low-fat mozzarella) pickled sweet cherry peppers and fresh jalapenos…..

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Then, the rest of my cheese (I used 1 oz. in total, finely shredded with a sprinkle of parmesan), fresh sweet red pepper slices, more jalapeno and tomatoes.

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Baked for 8 minutes until the crust is crispy and the cheese is all melty and slightly browned.

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He loved these so much he had two of them!

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If you take the seeds and membrane out of the fresh jalapenos, it’s not hot ~ just peppery good ~ promise – be brave, try it, you’ll like it Open-mouthed smile 

100% Simply Filling or 5 points+ for the entire thing!

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He was in charge of our salad which I think contained like every salad ingredient in our fridge ~ power to the greens, romaine, carrots, cabbage, cucumber, peppers, tomatoes.

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Tossed in Newman’s Lite Lime Vinaigrette (SF + 1 WPA) – 1 points+

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Here are my stats for today:

  • Simple Filling (SF): 6 WPA (Weekly Points Allowance) used, 9 WPA remaining
  • 22 Daily Points+ 0 WPA used, 49 WPA remaining
  • 1 Week of being veggie free and I am still loving it.
  • 100 pushups down, 750 to go (with a makeup 75)
  • My FitBit Dashboard :

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QUESTION OF THE DAY:

What is one fun thing you have planned to do this weekend?

Night all!

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