ARF/5-A-Day #55

by Cate on January 31, 2007

Nicholas had a babysitter tonight, so The Husband and I escaped to run a few errands and grab a quick bite to eat. So I sat out of the ARF/5-A-Day roundup, but no worries, there are plenty of others who joined in this week.

We were in the area of iHOP tonight, so ended up there for dinner. The place was packed; I’ve never had to wait on a weeknight. When the manager seated us, I asked about it, and he reminded us … Senior Citizen Discount Tuesday. “Ahh, gotcha, does that mean we get a discount too?” I asked, joking. He laughed as he handed us our menus. At the end of our meal, the waitress brought over the check, and as I was going over it, I noticed The Husband’s entree and his salad were 50% off. So either the manager made a very nice gesture, or the waitress thought The Husband qualified for the senior citizen discount. A thought he didn’t think was nearly as hilarious as I did! He’s only 4 years older than me, and far from his twilight years – too funny, but still a $9 discount. No matter the reason, I’ll take it.

Until tomorrow…

A year ago today … a whole lotta stuff going on.

The Chocolate Lady never ceases to introduce me to something new, and this week is no exception with her Yu Choi with Walnut and Garlic Sauce:

The Cookbook Junkie uses a Cooking Light recipe to deliver the very antioxidant-packed Broccoli with Pan Roasted Peppers:

Five Recipes a Week is back and does the rainbow proud with her Broiled Polenta with Ratatouille:

Cook. Craft. Enjoy. drinks her ARFs this week with her Banana Bliss Smoothie:

Cooking is Medicine takes the chill off with her Quinoa Veggie Soup:

Catherine from Albion Cooks does soup next with her Green Soup with Beans Strozzapreti:

A Fridge Full of Food serves up the very figure-friendly, vitamin-packed Chicken Stir Fry with Broccoli:

And Sarah from Cucina Bella finishes us off this week with her Tomato Basil Marinara Sauce:

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the chocolate lady January 31, 2007 at 6:09 am

Beautiful job, Cate, as alweays.

It will be a challenge to keep finding new ARFs in the winter months, but I will do what I can!


Claire January 31, 2007 at 11:15 pm

Ha! Depending on the “Senior” age, my parents could qualify…hmmmm.


Cate February 1, 2007 at 2:17 am

Thanks, Chocolate Lady – always fun to see what you bring to the round-up.

Claire – that may be true, but The Husband is only 40. Still a few more years to go. ;)


Claire February 1, 2007 at 4:31 am

Ooops…I can see why he wasn’t amused! :-)


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