I am the firm believer if you have eggs or egg white with any type of protein, it can be considered breakfast food.  Case in point – leftover pulled pork.  Even though it was 8:30 in the morning, it looked so good so I decided to scramble some egg whites, toss in 3 ounces of the pork to heat up, then Pam fry some breakfast tacos.  Lordy, this was delicious.  The pork was 3 points, the two white corn tortillas were 3 points, and surprisingly I did not add any cheese, so this plate of food was only 6 points.

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I had a memorial to go to yesterday afternoon for dear friends who’s Mom passed away.  I didn’t know if I was going to be going out to dinner, or how late I’d be, so I told the kadults they would be on their own for dinner.  When thinking about what to make for lunch, that pulled pork was staring me in the face, and I suddenly realized I could make posole for lunch, leaving the rest for them to have for dinner if they wanted.  I adapted a recipe from Budget Bytes.

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This was crazy delicious.  The salsa verde I used was hot, so this was such a flavorful spicy soup.  I originally made this 6 servings, of a heaping cup which ended up being only 4 smart points when I put it in the WW recipe builder.  I ended up going back for seconds, or eating 1/4 of the entire pot, and it was still only 6 smart points.  So sad though, because now I am all out of pork!

I ended up not going out to dinner after the Memorial, but got home around 7:45 and I was really hungry by then.  As I was driving home I was thinking about what I could make for dinner, and realizing I had 18 points going into dinner, pizza was the clear choice.  The pizza dough had been in the fridge since Friday – I actually prefer my pizza dough a few days old.  The yeast does all sorts of magic when it sits that long.  Dietz & Watson makes a delicious stick pepperoni, and it’s perfect on this pizza.  I used a combination of Cabot New York cheddar and goat cheese with the pepperoni. 


Yep, awful florescent lighting since it was now nearly 8:30 by the time I ate this.  I didn’t measure anything out, just calling dinner 18 points and moving on.  

Since I was in Oak Park Monday and out most of the afternoon and evening yesterday, today is a computer day for me.  It’s sunny and in the 50s so I’ll get my walk in and I HAVE TO HIT THE GYM today.  Yes, that is me screaming at myself to go.  I haven’t been to the gym since last Thursday.   Crazy!

I keep getting updates on the National Restaurant Association trade show this weekend, and I am so excited.  I was going to be catering a dinner buffet for 20 people on Saturday, but it got postponed, so I’ll be attending the show all three days.  Lots of cooking demonstrations, famous chefs – I am working on my business cards today too, because you never know when a connection will turn into something.

Make it a great day!