I can’t believe I forgot to mention this earlier!

The weekend of November 14 (and 15 and 16th) is the Great American Cooking Expo and this year its being held at Harper College in Palatine, Illinois (where my step-son Joe goes!)

Cooking demonstrations, wine tastings – all for $25 per day (in advance) or $35 at the door.  Go to their website for additional information as the date gets closer.

Your Admission To the Great American Cooking Expo Includes:
  • Expo Program Guide
  • Gourmet Food Sampling
  • Wine Sampling
  • Money Saving Coupons
  • Preparation Techniques
  • Recipe Suggestions
  • Gift Giving Ideas

The only sad thing is that Hannah can’t go with me, you have to be 21 to get in!  Sorry Hanners, but I’ll take lots of pictures!


  • 4 ounces pot roast
  • 1 cup potatoes and carrots
  • 1 Pillsbury GRAND muffin (so worth the extra 5 units of inulin!!!)
hello my buttery, flakey friend!
hello my buttery, flakey friend!

595 calories (thanks to my 190 calorie biscuit!), 21 fat, 46 carbs, 3.5 fiber, 49 protein


  • 1424 calories
  • 48 fat
  • 125 carbs
  • 18 fiber
  • 119 protein


  • 30 minute walk with Ed
  • 35 minute Jillian circuit training
  • 5 minutes GOOD S T R E T C H I N G!

Watching the Biggest Loser right now, we’ll talk tomorrow!