We all have our favorite writery snacks. Mine vary - sometimes it's the salty goodness of Pop Secret Homestyle Butter Popcorn. Other times, it's my homemade pumpkin muffins (one Weight Watchers point!). Every so often, I need some sugary goodness like York Peppermint Patties. I buy the minis so I don't feel like I'm consuming as many calories (HA HA) when in reality I consume more!
My husband is the primary breadwinner (translation: He makes all the money). Because of him, I can have my non-profit. I can spend my days off writing. He puts up with an awful lot. The least I can do for him is to have a hot meal from scratch on the table when he walks in the door at night. I'm big on healthy meals. I'm also big on quick meals. Tonight, I made a Quinoa Salad with Dried Apricots and Broccoli. It was so easy, so quick and very delicious. I wanted to share the yummy recipe with you! Click here and don't be intimidated if you have never cooked Quinoa. I didn't include the tofu because quinoa had enough protein.
Another recipe that I make once a month - Dr. Oz's Spicy Chili. I use fake meat (Soy Taco) and canned chili beans with their sauce. The prep time is not 45 minutes. I use a food processor and toss the garlic, sweet onion and shallots in that (oh, I add shallots to everything!). Quick, tasty meal! I vary my writing schedule depending on the week and what is going on.
When I eat a meal like these, I find that my brain can go for hours into the night. I'm pretty sure it's the food and not the Pine Scented candles. The quicker I can prepare a meal, the quicker I can get back to my W.I.P. After sitting down to enjoy the food with The Hubster, that is.
What about you - do you have any yummy recipes? Any favorite writing snacks?