Somehow the evening got away from me. After my marathon morning I got home from work and immediately took a shower to wash away the day. On hot days, the commute just makes me feel grimy. After washing up and coming out smelling like a rose, I headed to the kitchen to whip up a quick dinner. Mexican was on my mind, so I made a burrito with veggie crumbles, zucchini, lettuce, tomato, onion, salsa & a little mexican blend cheese. I had a some roasted broccoli on the side, to up the veggie factor.
Water was also a must. I’ve been feeling really dehydrated lately. Drinking the water from my new butterfly etched glass made me happy. It’s the little things, right? 😉 I’m pretty easy to please.
Overall, this meal was tasty, filling and quick to throw together!
Afterwards, there was only one question on my mind. To bake or not to bake? I hopped onto twitter and Lisa helped me figure out my answer. To the store I went. I needed a few things for tomorrow’s lunch, anyway. While roaming the aisles I spotted a box of No Pudge Fudge Brownie Mix.
I know these have been out for a while now, but I’ve never made them before and decided to give it a shot. The side of the box gave you options, such as: making only an individual serving, making your brownies cake-like, baking a double batch and gave freezing suggestions. I like my brownies cake-like, so I followed their suggestion to cut down on the yogurt and add one egg white.
At first it seems like you need more liquid, but eventually you get a nice, smooth batter. I spread it out on a sprayed brownie pan and baked for 30 minutes. Eventually, the smell of brownies filled my apartment and I couldn’t wait for the timer to go off. When it did, it took all it had in me to wait for them to cool a bit before cutting them. I probably should have waited a little longer, but couldn’t hold off another second!
The box makes 12, nice sized servings.
I decided to have my brownie a la mode, with a lil whipped cream on top. The brownie was moist and definitely cured my chocolate craving. I loved having it still a little warm with the ice cream beginning to melt on top. 🙂
Perfect ending to such a whirlwind of a day!
Now, I’m off to chill before bed. Enjoy the rest of your evening. The weekend is almost here!