I'm on call this weekend and New Year's while my husband pulls a 48 hour shift at work. My wonderful ILs have the smalls at their house, so it is quiet here and I got to hear the whole Packer game. Not that listening to Joe Buck suck up to Troy Aikman is that great, because it's not, but still.
So, what did I eat today in all this silence?
Best part of Paleo pancake recipes? Leftovers. No walnuts today.
The coffee is Maple Sleigh from Brooklyn Bean Roastery. It is the bomb.
I went out for a bit this morning, including to Woodman's for a few items. That place is great. The produce is spotty, but they have every possible specialty item-it's really fantastic for the Paleo shopper. Today I got some ghee, some pastured butter, some fish sauce, some organic sriracha, and boring stuff like milk and eggs. I for lunch I took a half a dozen eggs, the fish sauce, some lime juice, some sriracha, and some tapioca flour and made these:
Kai Jiao from Nom Nom Paleo. By rights it should be on a bed of cauliflower rice,
but ricing a whole head of cauli seemed like a lot of work and I was really hungry.
As you might imagine, 6 eggs leaves a person pretty full for a while. I did have a little snack in the afternoon as I enjoyed the movie Lincoln (which I have been trying to watch for close to a month, but who can hear dialogue with three elephant children crashing around?) and knitted a hat.
Muffins with a little grass fed butter. Butter rules. I will forgo all other dairy,
but I must have butter. I'll pay extra for the pastured stuff.
My loving husband made it home just after kickoff and we were able to enjoy the game together. I drank about a gallon of water during the first half in preparation for this:
Pork rinds (ingredients: pork skin, salt) and a 90 minute IPA called Dogfish Head that the
neighbor brought over. It's really delicious. Also 18 proof. I had one. Now I feel a little silly.
The Packers won! Yay! That means a home playoff game against what appears to be the 49ers. That is huge for this community, economically and from a hometown pride standpoint. Normally at the end of a stressful game like that I'd be cramming my face full of whatever or pounding beers, but I didn't.
I might have joined a yarn club and purchased the pattern for a handknitted dress. Clean eating is expensive.