Magic TEA Pot Fun!

by DanicasDaily on April 20, 2010

Happy Biggest Loser day all!!!  I honestly think that knowing that I get to indulge in Biggest Loser on Tuesday’s makes Tuesday’s AWESOME especially when work isn’t so much ;)

I started my day off with some Perfect World Wiseman Tea.

Can you believe 1 container is 1 oz (25 cups) and only $7 dollars?!  Plus if you use the coupon code “danicasdaily” you get 15% off everything in your order (so this tea would only be $5.95 ~ deal!)

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I really LOVED the ingredients in THIS tea ~ doesn’t strawberry & black current leaves sound, fun?!  You actually taste the peppermint leaves the most, but, it delicious!

This tea looks BEAUTIFUL when you open the container ~ colors make me smile :)

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I have been totally dying to try out my Magic Tea Pot ever since I got it…This little tea pot works for TEA & COFFEE!.

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I put a couple of Perfect World Scoops in my “magic pot”

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Filled it with water.

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Let it steep.  I really like lighter colored teas so I was digging the looks of this!

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Now, this is the *MAGICAL* part.  I am so impressed that as your pot sits with water, there is not leaking.

You place it on top of your regular sized coffee cup and it MAGICALLY drains off.

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Perfectly clear with not a single leaf or any tea remnants in there ~ SO COOL!

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I actually had to have TWO cups of tea just so I could use my Magic Tea Pot again :D

I NEED to buy some good coffee to test it out too :D  The 15% off also applies to this ($17.85 vs $21)….Thanks Wiseman Peeps ~ so FUN & tasty ~ LOVE it! :)

Breakfast was not as exciting, but, it was centered around finally trying the Artisana Coconut Butter sampled I received awhile back.

You can get it super cheap in My Open Sky Shop, only $9 :)

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Tiffany mentioned using it in her oats during our Blogger Meet Up so I figured Tropical Oats were in order

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1/3 c Quaker Old Fashioned Oats

1 Tbsp Ground Flax Seed

2/3 c water

1 c frozen mango

Cinnamon Chips

1 Tbsp Brown Sugar (melts like CARAMEL!)

A few sprinkles of Coconut Butter

It’s really thick at room temperature and sorta chips off ~ You can see the flecks in my oatmeal. (5 pts)

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My thoughts ~ eh, it’s FUNKY and NOT like frosting at all as I’ve heard some say!  It’s NOT SWEET, but has a strong coconut MILK flavor with the texture of butter.

I LOVE coconut especially unsweetened coconut, but, think I need to try the coconut butter either sweetened or in a savory Pad Thai type of way :)

Mid Morning, I had my FAVORITE new snack HEALTHY KETTLE KORN ~ 94% FF Butter Popcorn with a Light Agave Drizzle (1.5 pts).

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Since I had to run to TJ’s & Whole Foods today at lunch, I picked up a little “treat” ~ Marinated Fresh Mozzarella & Marinated Mushrooms.

I LOVE these! (1 pt estimate) ~ The Mushrooms are 0 points (10 calories) :D

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Then, I moved on to my FAST salad, topped with Newmans’ Light Lime Vinaigrette (1pt)

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My FAV….FAST Burger ~ TJ’s Chile Lime Chicken Burgers!

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3 points each!

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Totally CLEAN ingredients!

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They are HUGE too ~ as big as the BOX :D

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Simple, yet, delicious!

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Some days you just NEED ChocoLOVE and Today was one of them!

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5 points for 8 squares in this mini bar and 100 million % worth every one!

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I seriously want to learn how to make the Spicy, Juicy Chicken that Mexican Food Restaurants put in their tacos.  If anyone knows how to do it, NOT in the crockpot, tell me….a girl NEEDS to know :)

I decided to give recreating the TR2 Chicken a try today based on what I thought the flavors included.

I rubbed my chicken breasts with Homemade Taco Seasoning.

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Topped them with TJ’s Double Roasted Salsa.

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Then, a small pour of TJ’s Enchilada sauce and let it simmer on low for 30 minutes.

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I shredded the chicken and mixed it back together with the sauce it cooked it. YUM!

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While the meat cook, I broke out my FAVORITE TJ’s tortillas….Any ideas why?

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They are 1/2 flour & 1/2 corn and you can taste both ~ it’s like the BEST of both worlds.

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Oh and it doesn’t hurt that they are 2 points each :)

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I baked my “taco shells” in the oven at 400 degrees for 8 minutes to get them crispy.   I definitely think I should’ve made some Basic Bllack Beans or Spicy Bean Dip to put on top and soften them….Next time!

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My “crunchy” taco shell held everything perfectly!

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IN THE BOWL:

* Romaine

* 1/2 C salsa chicken from above

* Cherry Tomatoes

* Yellow Bell Pepper

* Jalapeño Rings

* Carrot “rings”

* Cherry Tomatoes

* Green Onions

* 1/8 AVOCADO

* Cilantro

* 3 Tbsp TJ’s Spicy Pepper Jack Blend

* Dallop of TJ’s FF Greek Yogurt

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MMMMM…All for only 7.5 points!

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Night all!

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