The Most Amazing Pasta Fagioli

Mmmmm. Last night I had the most amazing pasta fagioli for dinner. Would you like to know the recipe? It’s really quite simple…

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All you have to do is call up Testo’s and have them deliver it to you. Winking smile

Yes, Jay and I totally bailed on making dinner last night. I had sort of an annoying afternoon and by the time Jay got home from work, I really just wasn’t feeling the dinner thing. Being the awesome guy that he is, he suggested that we order some take-out and keep it easy, which is exactly what I needed.

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I stuck with the appetizer size of the pasta fagioli this time, because the full dinner size is enormous and I totally would have been tempted to eat it all. This way, I had more room for my side of garlic bread…with extra sauce, of course.

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And a couple bites that I managed to snag from Jay’s baked cavatelli. Holy.crap.

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After dinner, I got to work on finishing up a special request from Jay’s co-workers…

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I got word yesterday that it’s “been too long” since I last sent in some cupcakes for the boys (they sure do love their goodies) so I figured I’d whip up a quick batch.

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The cupcakes themselves actually came from a box (Duncan Hines Apple Caramel) but the frosting was one of the best batches I’ve ever made.

(*If you want to know how I decorate my cupcakes, check out my “How To Frost Cupcakes” Vlog*)

I used my normal Vanilla Buttercream frosting recipe, but for the first time, I tried out some of the Mexican Vanilla I bought while in Mexico. That stuff took my frosting to a whole other level.

And lucky for us, there just so happened to be two extra cupcakes…

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Perfect dessert. Smile

*****

Breakfast

I had a couple of clients to train this morning and my usual Clif Z Bar did not hold me over so well, so as soon as I got back home I put together the quickest breakfast I could think of…

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A cereal combo made with Special K Protein Plus (finally finished the box) Cascadian Farms Honey Nut O’s, strawberries, blueberries, and unsweetened vanilla almond milk.

I’ve got a few things to take care of this morning before heading out for a doctor’s appointment a little later, so I’ll be sure to announce the winner of the Naturalizer Shoe Giveaway this afternoon. Be on the lookout!

Question for the Morning: What do you like best?

  • Cupcakes: the cake or the frosting?
  • Pizza: the sauce, the crust, or the cheese?
  • Ice Cream/Fro-Yo: the ice cream or the toppings?