Married Life and a new low fat recipe

I watched the Netflix Dave Chapelle comedy special on Netflix and I found it hilarious but after watching it one thing stuck out in my mind that he mentioned when discussing his wife. He said that married couples don't do a lot of talking after being together for so long and I laughed so hard because I agree. I love my husband but we don't have a lot of conversations over the phone. When my husband calls me it's usually to tell me something quick and when we try to sit on the phone and chat it's usually dead air. There is no need for long drawn out conversations to kill time because we're around each other day in and day out and if something unusual happens throughout our days we recap the story when we actually see each other so there really is no need for phone chats in my opinion. If you've been in a relationship for along time, do you still have phone chats?

My diet is paying off but I did have my cheat moments this past weekend. I ate popcorn, bread, a slice of cheese, and a bit of 2% milk which are all on my do not eat list but I think I did well in spite of all that. I exercised and prepared good healthy meals which I'll share with you because they were good with the exception of my burnt non-forming gluten/wheat free waffles that I tried. They wouldn't stick together and pretty much stuck to my waffle maker making a mess and wasting the expensive ass coconut and flax seed flour that I purchased. That stuff is expensive and to be honest eating healthier is expensive. I'm spending way more money on food than I've spent in the past to get all fresh products but it's worth it when you feel better internally.

Best recipe that I tried this weekend was the ground chicken lettuce wraps.

Olive oil - to line the pan
ground chicken
3 cloves of garlic - minced
1/2 red onion -diced
3 tablespoons of Bragg's Amino Acid (to replace soy sauce)
2 tablespoons of rice wine vinegar
small amount of freshly grated ginger
1 can of diced water chestnuts, drained
5 scallions
1 head of Butter lettuce
Optional- 1/4 cup of Hoisin sauce for sweetness but I prepared this without the Hoisin sauce and it's still great.

Heat olive oil in pan and add ground chicken until it's browned. Make sure you're breaking the chicken up to crumbled size bites during this process. Once fully cooked @ 5 min drain excess fat if needed.
Stir in garlic, onion, Bragg's sauce, rice wine vinegar, ginger and scallion (also Hoisin sauce if used) and cook another 3 minutes and finally add the diced water chestnuts and let simmer for 5 minutes then serve on your Butter lettuce (optional: add sliced carrots for extra crunch).

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