๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿปโ€๐Ÿณ COOKING FOR SANDY | ๐Ÿฅช BACON SWISS SANDWICH | ๐Ÿ• CUBANO PIZZA

๐ŸŒž Good morning ๐ŸŒž gentle friends!
Let’s get this day started…

๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿปโ€๐Ÿณ COOKING FOR FRIENDS DAY
I am so excited to be able to share my love of food and cooking. A very dear friend is going through a rough time medically, which lordy knows I understand, so I offered to prep some meals for them so they didn’t have to even think about it. I was going to do a ton of freezer meals but they decided just one meal a week was all they wanted right now.

I gave them a bunch of recipe links and they gave me a list of their top 10 choices to start with. Today I am making this one from @thrivinghome

https://thrivinghomeblog.com/baked-beef-ravioli-recipe-an-easy-fake-out-lasagna

I would have never thought to use ravioli as a replacement!

๐Ÿฅ˜ FAKE OUT LASAGNA
@simpletruth4u Four Cheese Ravioli
@krogerco Marinara Sauce
@krogerco Eye of Round (home ground)
@clovervalley Minced Garlic
@gelspice Italian Seasoning
@misfitsmarket Organic Yellow Onion
@krogerco Shredded Mozzarella Cheese

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My lunch before starting cooking for Sandy…

๐Ÿฅช BACON & SWISS SANDWICH w CHIPS & SALSA
@simpletruth4u 21 Seeds & Grains Bread
@alfresco Uncured Chicken Bacon
@krogerco Swiss Cheese Single
@pvt_selection Artisanal Lettuce
@misfitsmarket Organic Vine Tomatoes, Red Onion (pickled)
@theojaicooks Lemonaise Light Mayo
@tostitos Multigrain Scoops
@aldiusa Simply Nature Salsa

โœณ๏ธ CALORIES: 506
๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿค 4/5

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๐Ÿ“ฆ MY ABSOLUTELY STUNNING MISFITS MARKET ORDER ARRIVED – YAYYYYYYYY!

Unboxing Video here:

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๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿปโ€๐Ÿณ COOKING FOR SANDY DAY
3 days a week, I cook meals for a neighbor who had a stroke last year and has limited mobility. We often share a meal kit or something similar and spend some time together since neither of us go out too much ๐Ÿ˜ Today is one of her days. I’m enjoying having someone to cook for again. I had taken her a multi day salad on Tuesday she still was working so I just made the pizza. Neither of us had tried it before and we both really liked it!

Based on and inspired by @delishdlites
https://www.delishdlites.com/recipe-index/pizza-recipes/cuban-sandwich-pizza-pizza-cubano

And a Havana pizza by Mellow Mushroom

๐Ÿ• CUBANO THIN CRUST PIZZA & SALAD
@essentialbaking Artisan Thin Crust Pizza Base
@krogerco Swiss Cheese Slices
@bostonmarket Carvers Cut Pulled Pork
@simpletruth4u Uncured Diced Ham
@krogerco Italian Cheese Blend (on hers, I didn’t need it)
@grillospickles Dill Spears
@theojaicooks Lemonaise Light Mayo
@greypoupon_us Dijon Mustard
[I also ate the Parmesan corn from the Boston Market plate – tracked separately]

@yourtaylorfarms Asiago Kale Kit
@pvt_selection Mini Cucumber
@misfitsmarket Organic Red Onion (pickled), Purple Cabbage
@wild_about_sprouts Clover & Alfalfa Sprouts
@driscollsberry Raspberries
@grapemanfarms Green Seedless Grapes
@gelspice Imitation Bacon Bits
@kensdressings Ranch Dressing

โœณ๏ธ CALORIES: 865
๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿ’› 5/5
Soooooo good – definetely repeatable…

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๐Ÿซ SNACK

โœณ๏ธ CALORIES:

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Today has been a roller coaster of a day with my POTS. The rains got me…my BP bottomed out a few times which makes me stumble around like a drunken flamingo and I can’t think straight but overall, all things considered, it was a beautiful day.

https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/16560-postural-orthostatic-tachycardia-syndrome-pots

DAILY TOTALS
๐ŸŽฏ Tracking – Calorie Command in โ„น๏ธ @iTrackBites
โœณ๏ธ CALORIES: 1371 [1668 daily target]

Thank you for joining me today.
Until tomorrow…
In Love โ™ฅ and Light ๐Ÿ’ซ

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๐ŸŽฌ All the details of the days ingredients, tips, tricks, how tos and the occasional cute doggie are in my daily video…๐Ÿถ๐Ÿ›’๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿปโ€๐Ÿณ

๐Ÿฅฌ You’ll hear me mention Misfits Market all the time – they are an organic produce subscription service I have used for 3yrs now, especially during the cooler months.

Get $10 off your first order here:
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If you aren’t familiar with my situation, basically I live with several autoimmune issues… an “inflammatory overstimulation response” brought on by my basic blood cells thinking they are Spartan Warriors and attacking everything in sight.

More information about what is wrong as well as the resources I’m using are here:

https://fromdumpytodiva2020.wordpress.com/%f0%9f%93%9a-resources-%f0%9f%93%9a

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