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Shrimp & Scallop Quick Pasta

Shrimp & Scallop Quick Pasta

Since I decided to skip practice Monday, Tim and I decided to cook dinner. I didn’t have anything prepared, so we winged it. The result was delicious!

Ingredients:

  • A box of tri-colored rotini
  • 6 scallops
  • shrimp
  • mushrooms, sliced
  • spinach, chopped
  • artichoke hearts & olives would be divine in here…
  • Olive Oil
  • Red Wine Vinegar
  • Dijon mustard
  • Garlic cloves, diced
  • Lemon Juice
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • butter

Directions:

  • Cook pasta according to directions on the box. The last minute of cooking, add spinach and mushrooms to warm through.*
  • Sauté scallops in olive oil and butter, according to directions.  Set aside (cover w/ foil to keep warm.)  Cook shrimp.  in remaining butter/oil.  Set aside.  *Optional–you can sauté spinach/mushrooms in oil/butter instead of boiling them.
  • Mix olive oil, lemon juice, vinegar, garlic, dijon, and salt and pepper together for dressing.
  • Put drained pasta with spinach and mushrooms in a bowl.  Top with shrimp and scallops.  Drizzle dressing over the whole thing. Serve immediately.

This was really good.  We ate all the shrimp/scallops the first night, so I had the leftover noodles/veggies the second day with tofu as a pasta salad. Mmmm…  Next time I’ll add artichoke hearts and maybe some black olives.

 

 

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Calisthenics, etc.

 

 

 

 

 

Food:

  • Stale Honey Nut Cheerios & 1% milk, Coffee w/ Sugarfree Vanilla Creamer
  • Greek Yogurt w/ fruit and granola, Protein Chewy Bar, Apple
  • Ham and Swiss w/ Horseradish Mustard on “Stuffing Bread”  w/ banana and Fuze Slenderize
  • Beer…
  • Pastaroni w/ Tuna/Salmon (from a can) and peas.  Red wine.  Dirty Martini(s.)  Bleu Cheese Olives

Exercise:

  • Reilly Walk
  • “Calisthenics”
    • 50 push-ups (37 on toes)
    • 50 bicycle crunches
    • 25 ass lift crunches
    • 25 crunches
    • 3 x 20 Shoulder Lift Ab Crunchie things w/ 10lbs (each side)
    • 3 x 20 5lb. Bicep Curls
    • 3 x 20 10lb.Tricep Presses
    • 3 x 20 10lb.Upright Rows
    • 20 10lb. Rows
    • 2 x 10 10lb. Bow & Arrow things…
    • 2 x 12 10lb. Shoulder Press

It’s only one martini if the glass is never fully drained, correct?

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Naughty, naughty this weekend.

Yeah, I cheated all weekend.  Go Mean@$$

Saturday:

Food:

  • Jimmy Dean Turkey Sausage Egg Muffin w/ 1% milk
  • Luna Bar, Banana
  • Smoothie–spinach/baby greens mix, strawberries, 1/2 banana, nonfat vanilla yogurt, pom
  • CHILI & SOUP & BEER & COOKIES & Peanut Butter cereal w/ Reece’s Peanut Butter pieces Rice Crispie Treats
  • Liquor

Exercise:

  • 1hr 15 minute Spin Class
  • 2 hr Derby Scrimmage
  • 1mile Reilly walk

My Chicken Tortilla Soup WON the Chili/Soup Off!  Yay!  So exciting.  Our prize is hosting next year.  … … …

Sunday:

Food:

  • Jimmy Dean Turkey Sausage Egg Muffin w/ 1% milk & 1/2 banana
  • Cliff Shot Bloks & Gatorade G2
  • Boca Burger (courtesy of Bob Loblaw–<3 that chick), Subway veggie sammie (courtesy of Assaultin’ Pepa & Doc Tuscon–<3 those two), BEER
  • Zucchini Mushroom Pasta, Beer, Wine, Liquor

Exercise:

  • Sunday Scrimmage
  • 1ish mile walk w/ Reilly

So glad so many ppl showed up today!  We played Conts vs the world for two periods, and there were a handful of FCers there so it wasn’t super overwhelming for everyone else–though there were more Conts than World’ers.  I thanked everyone for coming and letting us Conts play together (I’m not trying to be a martyr, here, I just know it’s not always super fun, and hoped everyone knowing how much we appreciated it helped w/ that.)  I enjoyed skating w/ my Conties.  I thought we did pretty well.  Our communication was better than usual, and our awareness.  We certainly have a lot to work on, but it was a good day overall.  Also, I personally played well with some girls I haven’t “connected” with in the past, so that was awesome.  I ❤ being a Cont.  We’re competitive, we’re fun, and well.  Basically we’re the shit.  I’ve never felt more welcome, more part of a team, than my first Contenders bout experience.  All the other Conts were so welcoming, supportive, and.  Well.  Just great.  I ❤ them.

Anyway, I did drink beer twice this weekend.  I ate a shit ton of crap yesterday and loved every minute of it.  Today, I chose a second beer drinking cheat day because Q is leaving, and she invited me over, I love Q, and I will be missing her party Friday b/c I am bouting DRD Saturday (OMFG THAT IS THIS WEEK????!!!!???!)  I don’t feel badly.  I’m doing TBT to improve my derby and my endurance has already improved tremendously.  Consider this a “one month in” celebration.  Cheers to me.  I’m drinking and eating shit this weekend.  But… I still exercised a lot (Spin Sat, plus Scrimmage Sat and Sun.)  And I still ate well except when I was at social events.  So.  Maybe a naughty weekend, but I don’t feel bad.

(Here comes the moment where Frida sees and yells at me…  I may soon feel bad… maybe she won’t read this one…)

 

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