It’s my favorite day of the week…Monday…the day we encourage meatless meals to help save animals, yourself, and the planet :).
Jimmy made this absolutely awesome meatless Asian Noodle Salad the other day (see recipe below), which is easy, inexpensive and delicious, but first it is the time of year where resolutions reign and here are ours:
Darla’s 2011 Resolutions
- Don’t Let Down
- By the end of the year be at 130 lbs (holding steady at that weight). Get to that weight by continuing to monitor/measure food portions, wine/beer calories, total calories in and total calories out.
- Get stronger. Do this by adding in two weight workouts per week.
- Finish the 100 Push up Challenge.
- Read one book a month.
- Drink one cup of green tea a day.
- Go vegan twice a week. We understand that asking others to go meatless once a week is not something that is easy for some people to do. We want to do something that is a challenge for us to show those willing to commit to Meatless Mondays that we are in this together and that we too will make sacrifices for a better world.
- Do one Pathem Puzzle a week.
- Bake something like cookies/cupcakes/candy once a month to give away to neighbors/others/shelters (try to get this established and others involved).
- Don’t be afraid to ask the universe for more. I also want to work at getting more water into my diet, more workouts, more money, more love, and more kindness.
Jimmy’s 2011 Resolutions
- Get down to 180 lbs by the end of 2011 through diet and exercise.
- Have a year of less stress by taking care of business and getting things done.
- Do 100 push ups in a row by the end of the year.
- Put 100% effort into InPerspire.
- Karma says I should not be so hard on myself, so in 2011 I resolve not to be so hard on myself.
- Write at least one blog per week (starting this week).
If you have any resolutions you would like to share with us, please feel free. Let’s meet our resolutions together.
And here is a fabulous Meatless Monday recipe:
Asian Noodle Salad
Emily Procter’s (Calleigh Duquesne from CSI Miami) recipe (4-6 servings)
1/2 cup sliced almonds
8T sesame seeds
7T rice vinegar
1/2 cup canola oil
1 (16 oz) bag coleslaw mix
2 packages Ramen noodles broken up (throw away seasoning)
In a skillet over medium low to medium heat, toast almonds and sesame seeds until light brown. In a small bowl, combine vinegar, sugar, salt and pepper. In a large bowl, combine coleslaw mix and Ramen noodles. Add contents of small bowl and mix well. Toss in the almonds and seeds just before serving.