Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Meal Number Two: Cheesy Chicken Enchilada Bake

We ate our second meal from Self's Cook Once, Eat Healthy All Week article last night. This one was Cheesy Shrimp Enchilada Bake. Except I don't do shrimp, so ours was technically Cheesy Chicken Enchilada Bake.

As with the sauce from the meatloaves, this meal was HOT. I kept thinking it needed a nice dollop of sour cream to balance out the hot, but we didn't have any, and that would have defeated the healthy purpose somewhat. (Of course the brownies we ate for dessert probably did that anyway.)

I will say, it was lovely to simply decide which meal we wanted to eat, from the four we had conveniently placed in the freezer Sunday evening. R complained a bit that it took 30 minutes in the oven to heat these back up though. But he loved them once they were ready.

We biked for the second time last night too. I'm tellin' ya, it's been too long since this woman has regularly ridden a bike. I had to stop and rest after every tiny hill. And by the time we finished our mile and a half route, my thighs were twitching something awful. I walked about 3/4 a mile just to try to calm them back down.

Miraculously, my legs haven't been sore though, at all. They hurt like crazy while we're pedaling, and they twitch for hours after. But I haven't had any soreness. Well, except in my behind. But that's from the seat. But it hurts.

Anyhow, we're keeping it up. I think R is liking it much better than walking. He seems to look at bike riding more as play than as exercise. Which is probably the point we all need to get to in our routines, yes?

I walked today at lunch too. And I heard this Most Awesome Song I Heard While Working Out: I Gotta Feeling by Black Eyed Peas. I think I love this song so much because I remember how incredible it was seeing that flash mob on Oprah, and seeing Oprah not know what the heck was going on. It was fabulous. It makes me tear up every time.


Anonymous said...

Good for you getting out on your bike - I am going to dig mine out of storage this week, as I just discovered a bike trail by the beach! Thank you for following my blog (Renew Your Space) I am signed in with my weight loss blog here because I need all the inspiration that I can get! Oh, and that video makes me cry for some reason every time I watch it! :)

Regina said...

I think that regardless of if your bike is adult sized - the seats are a torture device meant to punish you. But keep it up!

I've never seen that video - that was awesome.