Friday, March 26, 2010

A Busy Week! March 22nd - 26th

I've still been dealing with the migraines, plus a lot of other stress in my life, so my eating habits haven't been that good. I do however try to eat well when I can, and I got to have some good eats this week...

I tried the Spice in Astor Place on Monday (on 10th St. & 4th Ave.). I liked the atmosphere of this one quite a bit-- there's definitely more room. But the one in Chelsea beats them all on service and it never seems as crowded! I got my usual... spring rolls and broad rice noodles in soy sauce, with broccoli, egg, and tofu.



On Tuesday I went to the hair salon... I stopped for lunch uptown first at Angelo's Pizza. I got a penne pasta dish with mozzarella and veggies.


And here are some pics of my hair on the cab ride home...



Ok, so you all know by now that I'm a fan of Sea Thai Bistro and Spice, but I had never tried one of their other restaurants yet! It's called Peep and they are located on Prince St. in Soho. It's similar to the other two, but a little bit different. The restaurant's atmosphere is really cool and the place was pretty packed by 12:30 when I went on Wednesday.

I got their spring rolls as my appetizer (which is free just like in their other restaurants). I was a little apprehensive to try them, because it said they came with a carrot juice vinaigrette. But I was pleasantly surprised-- it was delicious! And I thought the spring rolls were even bigger and better than the ones I was used to!


I got their pad thai with tofu for my entree. This was good as well, because it wasn't overly spicy like so many pad thai dishes.


Yesterday morning I had a physical... I hadn't had one in ages and figured I needed some blood work done (especially after the birth control pill fiasco and all the migraines). By 11 a.m. it was done though and I decided to go to Pax to get a breakfast wrap. I totally stole this food idea from Missy, but I told her that I was going to get this one of these days because it looked so delicious on her blog!

I had an egg wrap which consisted of egg whites, mushrooms, and american cheese on a whole wheat wrap. It was really good and they let you pick what you want in it!


And as for a funny food picture, the other day I realized that my goldfish crackers accidentally formed a question mark on the paper towel! lol


I wanted to also share these funny pics of Peanut on my lap that I took the other day!




Peanut is quite the little fatty, although he is a picky eater-- go figure! lol That's ok, I like it when pets are pleasingly plump. :)

I have been going through a bit of a food rut lately. I just don't feel like eating much of anything. So perhaps you guys can help me... what are some of your favorite quick, easy vegetarian meals?

12 comments:

Sarah L. said...

Try this nooch mac 'n cheese sauce over whole wheat pasta and steamed broccoli...YUM. And very fast to make. http://www.happyherbivore.com/recipe/soy-free-mac-n-cheese/

Marina said...

^^Thanks Sarah! I'll look into it! :)

Tori said...

As you know I'm not a vegetarian so can't help much in that department. But I did have one of Amy's Bowls the other day for the first time! I finally tried tofu! I think I could possibly give up my love for chicken one day and replace it with tofu.....maybe!

<3 Tori

Marina said...

Tori ~ It is definitely easy to replace chicken with tofu, in fact that's what I did! I still don't know how to cook it though!

VeggieGirl said...

LOVE the new 'do and cute "chubby" Peanut, haha ;)

Gabriela said...

Peep is directly across the street from my friends' apartment, yet I've never been there!! I love sitr-fries as quick meals...I usually crumble half a block of tofu and a bunch of fresh or frozen veggies and voila!! Super easy.

Marina said...

Gabriela ~ We've got to go to Peep together sometime then! Good idea about the tofu and vegetables. I've really got to start to learn how to use tofu at home!

traynharder23 said...

your hair looks GORGEOUS! and thanks for the comment! i love how you cheer me up!

Shannon, Tropical Eats said...

ok that egg wrap is such a neat idea for a restaurant to have! my fave veggie meals are veggie chili and any type of curry. Have an awesome Saturday! <3

Missy said...

Glad you liked the wrap! It is so good there! I actually think Energy Kitchen wraps are better though...bigger! Love your hair!

Marina said...

Missy ~ Thanks! I've got to try Energy Kitchen one of these days!

THE ACTORS DIET said...

i feel like you can never wrong with roasted veggies, some sort of grain (rice, quinoa, barley, etc.) and salad dressing. i made something like that the other day - it was great:

http://theactorsdiet.wordpress.com/2010/03/25/lynn-our-hen-house/