Spaghetti Squash and Sumo Wrestling
How is Day 2 of No Excuses November (NEN) going? Are your muscles aching? Don’t you love that feeling? Am I the only one who derives pleasure from sore, achy muscles and the fact that I can hardly walk?
Probably. Speaking of hardly walking, I have agreed to go skiing with the ‘Puter Hub and my family this Christmas. I have not skied in 12 years, and 12 years ago, I wouldn’t necessarily call that skiing. It was more like inching my way down the bunny slope on two parallel planks of death while sporting one of those faux sumo-wrestler costumes. I’m pretty sure a few toddlers whizzed passed giving me the middle finger salute.
This year will be different, however.
#1-Because it’s No Excuses November so I have no choice but to get in shape.
#2-The ‘Puter Hub agreed to buy me a new ski outfit so he wouldn’t be associated with the sole sumo-wrestler on the slopes. Plus, he will get multiple ski trips out of it. So he thinks.
What do you think?
Are you thinking Pica-Evie Street like I am?
You are now. Aren’t you?
Here is the part where I stop the shenanigans and share my first spaghetti squash experience with you. Substituting carb-y pasta with squash pairs well with NEN. You will go from sumo-wrestler to an ultimate fighting champion. Promise.
Spaghetti Squash & Turkey Burger Marinara
- 1 Spaghetti Squash
- 1 tablespoon of olive oil
- 1/2 large onion, chopped
- 8 oz. turkey burger
- 2 teaspoons of minced garlic
- 1/2 container of pre-sliced mushrooms
- 14.5 oz can of diced tomatoes
- 8 oz can of tomato sauce
- Italian seasonings of parsley, basil, oregano and red pepper flakes (Eyeball the measurement)
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Parmesan cheese, garnish