So, on Saturday, my boyfriend and I headed into Boston for a day in the city with some visiting friends. We started by grabbing brunch at The Pour House. I got the Pour Joe's special: scrambled eggs with ground beef, spinach, mushrooms, & onions, served with home fries and toast. I don't know that I had ever had ground beef in a breakfast/brunch dish before so it was cool trying something new...doesn't hurt that it was tasty, either. We capped off brunch with a quick trip to the Prudential Center for a (free!) Paradise Bakery cookie!
"C is for cookie that's good enough for me!"
Afterwards, we grabbed a few brews at Dillion's and then headed over to Jillian's for some bowling. I totally stink at bowling but whatever, I can laugh at myself. (Hehehe, see?) After a couple games in which I hopelessly lost, we hopped on the subway to hit up the North End for dinner. A great idea and yet, a rather dumb idea. Completely packed everywhere. Duh on us. But, eventually, we snagged a table at Gennaro's and feasted! I got some yummy gnocchi and the four of us pigged out on dessert. No pics, sadly.
Sunday was a little bit more waistline friendly, though we did meet up for breakfast with friends again. Our favorite breakfast spot in Waltham (In A Pickle) had a looooong line so we stopped at Joseph's II. While my meal wasn't terribly junky, it was certainly was no star.
French toast, scrambled eggs w/ ham & cheese, bacon, and my babe gave me his sausage. (Get your minds out of the gutter...)
It was pretty nice outside that day, so we grilled that night for dinner. Oh man, I can't even tell you how wonderful it was to have some grilled goods again. Some monstrous steak tips, spicy red potato wedges, and a salad rounded out our fabulous weekend!
In short, this past weekend was crazy fun but holy moly, was I ready to get back onto the healthy side of things! So, without further ado, allow me to show off the healthier side of my life with this week's What I Ate Wednesday...
Breakfast: Oatmeal w/ strawberries, bananas, and lotsa cinnamon!
Lunch: A multi-lettuce salad hiding beneath broiled chicken, tomatoes, cukes, chickpeas, and - yes - a TON of black pepper. I happen to like it a lot, okay? ;)
Dinner: Broiled chicken and Citrus-Pomegranate Quinoa Salad [ from Our Best Bites; I had to sub strawberries because none of the THREE stores I went to had poms :( ]
Snacky: A chocolate graham cracker sheet spread with PB2...yummy in my tummy
So, catch me up to speed - did you do any fabulous eating over this past week? Oh, and have an amazing week!