Outfit of the day & Food

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Outfit: Loved this tribal print-

Dress : Target I think it was $19.99

Sandals: also Target Merona $15

Necklace : Not sure

Was going to wear different shoes with this perhaps wedges but then I was in a rush and these were right in front of me. Isn’t weird how a shift in your morning schedule could throw you off? Today I hit the snooze button 🙂

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I made these a week or 2 ago, I forgot to post them.

The popsicle looks phallic but whatever lol I wanted a different popsicle mold but this is all Bed, Bath & Beyond had.

Greek Yogurt/ chopped strawberries ( or your fruit of choice) wah*lah instant healthy snack . Well after it freezes anyway 🙂

The pasta dish was really yummy.

For the most part I followed the recipe linked above.

Spaghetti in Garlic Gravy with Herbs and Lemon Marinated Chicken and Cherry Tomatoes

Ingredients:

Box of spaghetti

1 lb of chicken- cut into pieces – I like getting tenders because they can be easily cut into bite size pieces.

For the chicken marinade:

2 teaspoons fresh thyme, chopped ( I used dry)

2 teaspoons fresh rosemary, chopped (if using dried, use half of the amount)

Zest of 1 lemon

Juice of ½ a lemon

2 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

1 teaspoon coarse salt (not table salt)

½ teaspoon fresh cracked black pepper

2 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil (to sauté the marinated chicken)

–  Add all the marinade ingredients into the chicken and marinade for 20 minutes- or over night

–  Saute the marinated chicken in extra virgin olive oil until cooked (about 4-5 minutes) then set aside.

For the garlic gravy:

½ stick (1/4 cup) unsalted butter

2 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

4 large cloves garlic, finely minced

2 Tablespoons all-purpose flour

2 ½ cups chicken stock

1 Tablespoon fresh basil, chopped

salt and pepper to taste

¼ cup parsley, chopped (to sprinkle/finish the pasta) ***I sprinkled a little bit of dry parsley**

½ cup grated parmesan cheese

2 cups whole cherry tomatoes *** I used or 3 roma tomatoes cut into quarters****

–  Place sauté pan over medium heat and add butter and olive oil.

–  Saute garlic until fragrant and soft.

–  Add the flour and cook for a minute.

–  Add chicken stock and simmer gravy until thickened then add the chopped basil.

–  Season with salt and pepper.

–  Add the sauteed chicken & tomatoes in the gravy then toss the cooked spaghetti into this  sauce.

– Sprinkle with parsley

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