Friday, May 26, 2017

Sleeping during the Game 7

Thursday, May 25
I was very tired when I got home. To stay up for the game, I took a power nap before dinner. Still I fell asleep on the during the game. When I woke up, the game was still on. Then Chris Kunitz scored! I still didn't miss the important shot last night!

Dinner
Beef Stew 

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Ramen Lunch

Wednesday, May 24
I have an evening shift today and had lunch at home. Ramen! But I used just half of the noodle and add tons of veggies.

Lunch
Vegetable Miso Ramen

Game Night!

Tuesday, May  23
Here are food for the game. It's already Wednesday now. So I don't wanna talk about it much today.

Dinner
Veggie Sticks

Chicken Sausage

Cheese and Olives

Boring Monday

Monday, May 22
Since I started being on diet, I have not done anything special on Monday. I found a yoga class to go on Monday, but most of the time I would spend time with the dogs outside. Spring is here and summer is just around corner!

Bento
Chicken and Veggies Oyster Sauce Stir-Fry

Dinner
Chicken and Meatball with Steamed Veggies

Monday, May 22, 2017

Sunday Dinner After Great Win!

Sunday, May 21
As I didn't do anything yesterday, I worked pretty hard today. Well, just ordinarily household though. 

Dinner
Dashimaki (Japanese Egg Omelette), Cucumber and Seaweed Salad, Cod with Veggetable, Steamed Chicken 

Lazy Saturday

Saturday, May 20
I went to bed after 1 am last night. I was still tired when I woke up. I had breakfast J made (yay) and went back to bed. I finally got up and change, then my friend messaged me from Japan. It was midnight Japan and just before noon here. So we started drinking again. After 2 hours we finally hang up and I went to a bedroom and took another nap. lol. Yeah, it rarely happened to me, so it's ok. I enjoyed it.

Dinner
Grilled Pork

Shrimp and Veggies

Kiku Before the Show

Friday, May 19
I got show tickets for my friend birthday. The Penguins game started on 8 pm. After the Pens win, the main show just started. It was all for my friend but I enjoyed a lot.

Dinner at Kiku
Seaweed Salad ... I had sashimi too, but I deleted the picture in accident.




Thursday, May 18, 2017

Game 3 at Packs and Dogs

Thursday, May 17
I went to Yoga and hit the bar for the game. Arrrggg. I don't even want to talk about it now.

Bento
Burrito Bowl: lol. All we can see it lettuce. There are black beans, chicken, grilled vegetables and rice underneath.

Dinner at Packs and Dogs
Hotdog on Salad: I know it's so lame that I don't eat hot dog at Packs and Dogs. I am still trying not to eat carbs at night.

Dinner for J
Cobb Salad: which is supposed to be served last night.

Chicken Wings at Rochester Inn

Thursday, May 18

Dinner at Rochester Inn
Dry Rubbed Wings: I was going to make cobb salad for dinner, but J was hungry for hamburger. So we decided to go to Rochester Inn. I always love wings. So I was happy with the decision.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Oven Grilled Chicken

Monday, May 15
Let's go Pens!

Dinner
Grilled Chicken Thigh, Zucchini, Bean Salad

Monday, May 15, 2017

Happy Mother's Day

Sunday, May 14
Happy Mother's Day! I stayed at in-law's last night. We had chicken wings and beer, and watched the game.

Breakfast
Hashed Potatoes, Scrambled Eggs, Sausage

Dinner
Crab Cake, Beans Salad, Steamed Veggies: Chef J made crab cake for mother's day. Yum. After dinner, we watched a movie, Martians and both of us fell asleep on the couch. haha, happy mother's day to me.

Nicky's Thai Kitchen

Friday, May 12
I had such a busy day. I was going to stop by at Franklin Inn for happy hour drink but there was no parking spots. Fortunately, I had a few bottle of IPA in the fridge at home. Happy Friday!

Bento
Flounder, Egg Omelette, Stir-fried veggies: I got up 5 a.m. to make bento. This is typical bento I think.

Basil with Pork, Spice Level 4: I was going to order Glass Noodle Salad as usual, but wait! That is carbs! So I ordered Basil with Pork. It came with rice but I saved it for next day. I can't wait tomorrow breakfast. Oh yeah, I have no problems to eat Thai food in the morning. ha!

Friday, May 12, 2017

Steamed Pork and Veggies

Thursday, May 11
I was going to Yoga in the evening, but I was so exhausted and decided to stay home and relax. I didn't feel like to cook, but I didn't want to eat out or order food. So I cooked anyway. One more day! Can't wait for weekend.

Dinner
Steamed Pork and Veggies: Put thin sliced pork, carrot and cabbage in the steamer. To cut pork very thin, use half frozen meat. Served with ponzu. Non oil. Healthy and tasty!

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Game 7, Let's go Pens!

Wednesday, May 10
Today is the day! My friends got together at Sunny Jim's to watch the game. Of course, we made it! The next round starts this Saturday! Wootwoot!

Honey Garlic Smoked Wings: Love!

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

My Dad's Favorite, Tonpei

Tuesday, May 10
Another beautiful day. Hopefully we have nice weather like today rest of this week.

Bento
Ginger Chicken, Green Beans, Egg, Rice

Dinner
Chicken and Fried Egg, Stir-fried Veggies: This is one of my dad's favorite, Tonpei, thin sliced pork and fried egg on the top. I used chicken but it was good. I think this is the first time to make this. I am glad that J liked it too.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

No Carbs Dinner Bento 2

Monday, May 8
I had an evening shift today. Still I got up usual time. It was a chilly morning but beautiful outside. So I took my dogs for a walk to North Park. It was the best way to start new week.

Breakfast
Tamago-Yaki (egg omelette), Zucchini, Chicken, Rice, Miso Soup: Although most of them are leftovers from last night, but I enjoyed my breakfast.

Bento
Baked Beans, Zucchini, Green Beans, Green Peas: I realized that the beans have carbs... hahaha, ok my carbs means rice, bread, potatoes or something like that!

Dinner for J
Shrimp and Flounder with Veggies

I Need Japanese Food!

Sunday, May 7
It was such a busy week. I went out for dinner with my friend on Tuesday, Pens game on Wednesday, evening shift on Thursday, birthday party on Friday and another birthday party on Saturday. My body was screaming for Japanese food.

Dinner
Horse Mackerel, Deep Fried Tofu, Zucchini, Dashimaki, Cucumber and Seaweed

Birthday Dinner at Roland's

Friday, May 5
My friend's birthday party today! We got together at a hotel room and opened champagne! Then met other people at Roland's. As I am still doing no carbs for dinner, I ordered a bucket of mussels. Haha, it was huge.

Dinner at Roland's  
Mussels: White Wine and Garlic - Of course I ordered a glass of white wine.

Friday, May 5, 2017

No Carbs Dinner Bento

Thursday, May 4
Raining all day! I had a evening shift today, so just relaxed and spent time with the doggies in the morning.

Lunch
Pasta with Shrimp

Bento
Brussels Sprout, Black Beans, Cheddar Cheese

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Yama Sushi

Tuesday, May 3
I got a txt from my friend on the way home if I was interested in sushi for dinner. Heck Yeah! The Japanese restaurant is her favorite and she had asked me if it is really Japanese. To be honest, I was not excited to much, but it surprised me! I can't wait to go back with J.

Dinner at Yama Sushi
  Sashimi Appetizer: Salmon, Yellow Tail, Red Snapper, Tuna

Surume Ika: I loved it!

Hamachi Kama: I will order this every time I come here!

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Yakisoba Lunch

Monday, May 1
Seriously, I have to go on a diet. So my plan is no carbs at night. I know I've done it before, but it is serious this time. I feel my body is heavy. I am going to visit Japan this summer. I have to lose some weight before that!

Lunch
Yakisoba: I was hungry for Yakisoba for a while. I used half of ramen noodle and add veggies and chicken. I tried to chew many times.

Dinner for J
Stir-fried Kimch and Chicken

Snack
Salami, Cheese, Kosher Dill, Olives: Even on diet, I drink. And Penguins played overtime! At least, I didn't eat the crackers.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Beef Kimchi

Monday, April 24
I had an evening shift today. I usually go back to bed after making J's bento but I was awake and felt good. So I finished dishes early and went to the North park. It was such a nice way to start the new week.

Dinner
Beef Kimchi and Garlic Chive Rice: The beef was for stew. So I stir-fried it with core of pineapple. I've heard that enzyme in pineapple helps to tenderize meat. I think it worked pretty good.

Monday, April 24, 2017

Beef Tenderloin

Sunday, April 23
It was a gorgeous day. We had stew last night but it was warm enough to enjoy dinner outside.

Dinner
Steak, Zucchini, Mushroom: It was such a great steak but the picture didn't look good. :( I bought them at Costco. I am planning to have it again this week. Yay!

Beef Stew

Saturday, April 22
It was a chilly day. So I made stew. The weather in crazy this spring.

Dinner
Beef Stew

Nicky's ThaiKitchen on Mt. Nebo

Friday, April 21
I didn't sleep well last night and I was very tired in the morning. J asked me about dinner before leaving for work. I was like, "Whatever. I am not gonna cook". Then he suggested Nicky's. They just opened the new location in the North Hills. Their food was good as usual. My Friday was good!

Glass Noodle Salad: No carbs ... Seriously I have to go on a diet before summer comes.

Friday, April 21, 2017

Game 5 at Bigham Tavern

Thursday, April 20
Let's go Pens! Yes, we are going to round 2, of course! I watched the game at Bigham. Such a great game!

Dinner at Bigham Tavern
Pork Tacos, Curly Fries: It was a happy hour and the tacos were only $5. Good deal and it was yummy.

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Feijoada

Wednesday, April 20
It's still Wednesday. But I slept in because I had an evening shift today. I bought pork neck bones at Wholey's on the other day and made feijoada for J' dinner. Pork neck bones are inexpensive and makes good broth. It's gonna be my lunch tomorrow.

Dinner
Feijoada & Broccoli Rice

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Game 4

Tuesday, April 18
Game 4, tonight! I watered grass before the game and got ready for dinner with game! ... and I was not happy the game result, but Penguins is coming back home on Thursday!

Dinner
Breaded Deep Fried Chicken & Shrimp, Veggies

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Japanese Meal after Holiday

Monday, April 17
We had ham and steak last weekend. We need something healthy after holiday meals. And I knew J would be hungry for fish. So I made Japanese meals for Monday dinner. Well, it's not very fancy. So it is just for one of regular Mondays.

Dinner
Aji, Kuri Gohan (Chestnuts Rice), Spinach, Tonjiru (Pork Miso Soup)

Monday, April 17, 2017

Easter 2017

Saturday, April 15
Happy Easter! I had to work all day, so my sister-in-laws took care of food this year. We did just simple; ham, sweet potatoes and green beans. After dinner, we spent time around the fire. 



Saturday, April 15, 2017

Korean Dinner

Friday, April 14
Good Friday! It's beautiful out. I didn't go out today and just did some households but at least we had good meals. And the Penguins won!!! Happy Friday, Yinz!

Breakfast
Pancake, Sausage, Fried Egg

Lunch
Chili Dog

Dinner
Korean Dinner!

Marinated Sashimi on Korean Nori

Japchae

Bibimbap
Ooop, I forgot to take an individual picture of Sundobu Jjigae.