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Hi Everyone and Happy Monday!

I hope you guys had a great weekend 🙂

I didn’t do anything too crazy, just some puppy time, meal preps, movies, and awesome workouts. I also was able to spend time with one of my favorite people in the world, G-Mama. It’s rare I get to actually sit and spend time at the house, even though Phoebe and I go there a lot. We watched ‘Gone Girl’ – no worries I won’t spoil.

If you haven’t seen it I highly recommend it. It was such a good film! And anything over 98 minutes loses my interest, so you know it must’ve been good. Plus, I find Ben Affleck charming in a rugged, doofy kind of way, I’m not sure what it is?

Phoebe sat by my side the entire time. She loves snuggle time with Mommy.

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No, my parents didn’t just move in, they like the ‘simplistic look’.

I also went to the movies on Sunday to see American Sniper. WOW! Two films in one weekend? It was quite disturbing, yet, captivating at the same time. Also a good movie. Definitely out of my comfort zone.

Seriously I’m not sure why I stopped watching movies. I’m a TV on DVD or Netflix girl. It’s probably because most shows are 25 or 45 minutes. Movies you have to sit through the whole thing and I’m always doing something. I also don’t like to pause or stop and come back to a movie. If I’m doing it, I’m watching it straight through.

I had heard great things about American Sniper, plus Bradley Cooper? Um, yes please. The film broke a January box office record, I think I heard something like 34 million on opening day? Geez. He also put on 40 lbs for this film!

Anyway, back to health and fitness things…

I’m a creature of habit. I also like making new recipes. And while I’ve posted a lot of different healthy recipes, I still pretty much eat the same things every day. I can’t help it. Someone asked me the other day: “Don’t you get sick of oats?”. I looked at them like they had 3 heads.  When asked what my favorite food is I say oats. This includes the cheat meal question. Oats. Okay and maybe I’d put a quest bar on top of those oats. Now we are talking!

I also eat egg whites every day. I did have a 4 day streak where I couldn’t eat them at all. Just 4 days. I’m not sure what that was, but I literally gagged on them. I think maybe it was because I was recovering from being sick and my tastebuds were a bit off.

Yesterday morning I looked at my egg whites and said ‘Okay time for a presentation change”. It does get a little depressing eating plain boiled egg whites or just scrambled egg whites. I brainstormed a bit, looked in my cabinets, and saw my little mini muffin tin. Alright muffin tin let’s get to work and let’s make this simple. And that’s what I did.

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HOW CUTE ARE THESE!?

All that’s in here:

  • 4 egg whites (or 3/4 cup egg whites)
  • 3 T chopped red onion
  • 3 T chopped orange pepper
  • cooking spray

Bake on 375 for about 15 minutes or until the edges brown.

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And that’s for ALL of these little muffins. I’m all about tricking the mind to thinking you are getting more bang for your buck. When you scramble egg whites it’s a little more than a handful. This is a lot of little yummy bites.

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Macros for the whole batch: 85 calories, 0g fat, 6g carbs  (1 g fiber, 2g sugar), 15g protein.

Major win.

Try them out!

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Have a great week and if you’re off today enjoy the holiday 🙂

XOXO With a Cherry On Top,

-Minnie

Comments

  1. I’ve read the book “Gone Girl” LOVED it, cannot wait to see the movie – There are 2 other books by the same person, “Dark Places” and “Sharp Objects” both very good as well. I really want to see American Sniper…I love these types of movies, I guess growing up watching Tour of Duty and China Beach….?? Anything war’ish I like. (I joined the military…but was medically discharged – scoliosis) I have made eggs in muffin tins several times…LOVE doing this!! My kiddos like it too 🙂

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