5.5.11

Fearless Friday - Food

Hi Everyone! Oh my gosh it's been so long since I've written a blog post (how sad is that?). I officially have a new blog now http://www.christiemeresseblog.com/, I will still be posting here though and using this as more of a personal blog (more pictures of Tyler...Yay!).

This week's Fearless Friday post is about "Food". I didn't really know where to go with this post or how to approach it since it really is such a broad topic. For those of you who don't know, I have been on the Weight Watchers points plus program for about 5 months now. I haven't lost as many pounds as I was hoping to, but I also haven't been really strick with my plan for the past month. So far I've lost 18lbs, which is still really really huge for me!! I have about 10lbs to go before I hit my goal weight so I have a lot more work to do.

In light of my weightloss goals, my post about food today will be on one of the recipes from the Body-for-Life cookbook that we make at the house and really enjoy:

Lettuce Wraps

4 shiitake mushrooms
7 stalks napa cabbage
1 lb ground turkey
1/2 onion
2 Tbsp hoisin sauce
1 Tbsp soy sauce
1/4 tsp five-spice powder
12 large leaves iceberg lettuce

Cook turkey according to package directions. In separate pan, cook cabbage and onion about 2 minutes. Stir in hoisin sauce, soy sauce and five-spice powder. Add cabbage leaves, mushrooms and cook about 1 minute. Add cooked turkey and combine well. Separate out mixture into the lettuce leaves. Serve with soy beans (edamame).

Enjoy!

Don't forget to check out Natasja's blog post this week at http://www.studio516photography.com/blog/2011/5/6/fearless-friday-food-studio-516-photography.html