Spin, Sauteed Chicken, and Greek Style Green Beans

That’s what my night consisted of. Tonight was my second to last class subbing for Ed’s Wednesday night spin.  Lots of familiar faces tonight:  Tim, Katrina, Stanton, and Jen!  Next week will be the last Wednesday (for now anyways) – I’m gonna miss doing it. I was super sweaty tonight.  Sometimes I measure the intensity of my workouts based on how much sports bra sweat I have afterward.  Even though that doesn’t really have much to do with it.  Tonight my entire sports bra was soaked.  TMI?  Oh well. Playlist

  1. Little More Time – Zox
  2. In a Big Country – Moe
  3. If You Wanna Fly – Mayra Veronica
  4. I Like It – Enrique Iglesias feat Pitbull
  5. Sorry – Madonna
  6. Demons – Guster
  7. Black & Gold – Sam Sparro
  8. Ready to Go – Republica
  9. Beat It – Fall Out Boy
  10. Dream On – Aerosmith
  11. California Girls – Katy Perry
  12. My Sharona – The Knack
  13. Americano – Lady Gaga (Thanks Katrina for this awesome recommendation.  A download MUST!)
  14. Livin’ La Vida Loca – Ricky Martin
  15. First of Things – The Brew
  16. When I Fall – Barenaked Ladie

My favorite part of class was Trina’s awk excited clap when Ricky Martin came on. Dinner tonight was sauteed chicken with orange bell pepper and onions, and Greek style green beans (fasolakia!) Chicken Dish Ingredients

  • Stir-Fry Chicken
  • Orange Bell Pepper
  • Chopped Onion
  • Italian Seasoning
  • Basil
  • Parsley
  • Garlic Powder


  • I don’t have specific directions for you or specific amounts!  Just eyeball it and saute all together 🙂

Greek Style Green Beans (Fasolakia) Ingredients – for 4 servings

  • Olive oil
  • 1 cup yellow onion, diced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 pound fresh green beans, rinsed and trimmed
  • 1 fifteen ounce can of diced tomatoes
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat.  Cook and stir the onions and garlic in the skillet until tender.
  • Mix the green beans, tomatoes, and salt and pepper into the skillet. Reduce heat to low, and continue cooking 45 minutes, or until beans are soft.  (I cooked them for 30 minutes tonight – the time can vary!)

I’ve never had the two different dishes together before, but it was pretty good combined.  I ended up eating it all together even though I started out with two separate sections on my plate: Best part is the leftovers I have for tomorrow / Friday! Questions of the Day:

  1. What are your favorite “sweatiest” workouts?
  2. What are your favorite healthy foods to eat as leftovers?

Comments welcomed 🙂 Goodnight!

11 thoughts on “Spin, Sauteed Chicken, and Greek Style Green Beans

  1. My favorite sweatiest workout is Zumba.
    I love healthy Greek food for leftovers – does pistichio count with all that cheese?!


  2. hahaha i totally measure my workout intensity by sports bra sweat… but sometimes it’s misleading because i sweat like a man (this morning, for instance!). Zumba is deifnitely one of my favorite sweaty exercises!! yoga, too


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