Last night, we spent some major time on our kitchen floor.
Good news: It is ALMOST done!
Bad news: My kitchen sink leaked,(long story) and I’m worried it got under the new flooring. ugh.
Good news: Leak fixed (I think).
More good news: I made chili last night!
Now, for those of you long time readers, you know I don’t like beans. I am a huge texture person and I think beans are furry. Yes, they are nutritionally packed but I just don’t like them, however I do recommend them. Brent does eat them though. In fact, he LOVES them. He asked for chili yesterday and since I have been pretty lazy with making dinners this week since my kitchen is covered in sawdust.. I pulled out the crockpot to help out a bit.
Yesterday was a rainy day so it totally hit the spot!
- 1 lb. ground turkey ( I used lean turkey)
- 1/2 onions, chopped
- 4 tsp. of garlic minced.
- 2 (14 oz.) cans diced tomatoes (do not drain)
- 6 oz. can tomato sauce
- 1 Tbs. Dijon Mustard
- 1 Tbs. chili powder
- 1 tsp. ground cumin
- 1/2 tsp. dried oregano
- 1/2 tsp. salt
- 1/8 teaspoon pepper
- 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
- 1 (15 oz.) can kidney beans, rinsed and drained
- 1 (15 oz.) can black beans, rinsed and drained
- 1 cup water
- 2 Tbsp. cornstarch
Cook your turkey in a skillet and combine all ingredients except for the cornstarch into the crockpot.
Set on low for 3 hours, then add cornstarch and stir well and let cook for one more hour.
Done and Done!
I served it with some easy twist parmesan rolls.
Yesterday: GPP, 6 mile run on the treadmill. oh joy.
Today: Burpalooza, and Bi’s and Tri’s
Now, I am officially not going to do one more burpee until…
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Something completely random:
I have been loving the fall weather! But something I’m going to miss..
Fresh PEACHES.. I ‘m thinking this may be my last batch of perfect peaches.
Hope your having a great week so far!
Questions of the day:
Now, that I have a lot of wood floor.. what do I use to clean it?
What seasonal fruit do you miss through the winter?
How long was your last run?
Chili looks AWESOME!!! & I cant wait to see your new flooring!!! YAY!ReplyDelete
I had a pt who installs wood floors tell me that vinegar and water is the best. I think he said one cup vinegar to one gallon of water, but I really don't remember, maybe Googl the ratio. Can't wait to see them!ReplyDelete
Furry? I love beans ;).ReplyDelete
Now, that I have a lot of wood floor.. what do I use to clean it? It depends on the type of floor you install. Definitely READ through any information that comes with the wood and research online. On my floor, I have to either use a very special cleaner or I just use vinegar/water for quick cleans and almost NO water
What seasonal fruit do you miss through the winter? CANTALOUPE!They're 4/$5 at the store right now. I think I may have to stock up!
How long was your last run? 6.5 miles this AM. I ran Kay to daycare!
Bona System for hardwood floors. We got ours through our subcontractor, but I've seen it since at Target. Do not use anything oil-based like Murphy's Oil Soap.ReplyDelete
Local blueberries and strawberries, cherries, and nectarines.
4 mile hilly trail run. In the rain.
That looks delic! I'm loving using the crock pot this fall and have been meaning to make chili [the hubby keeps requesting it] :P I like the addition of dijon!ReplyDelete
Seasonal fruit: cantaloupe!
Last run: 4 miles, yesterday, boom! First run in a month!
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