40 Days Sans Meat: Cashew Chicken

40 Days Sans Meat: Cashew Chicken

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40 Days Sans Meat: Cashew Chicken


What are you giving up for Lent? Christen Nehmer, videographer for The Food Channel, is giving us her experience in going meatless. Follow along throughout the 40 days of Lent.

Day Nine:

I went to grab lunch with a few friends from work. We were driving around trying to decide on what to eat and someone suggested Chinese. I love the Springfield creation, cashew chicken. (See the New York Times article).

And of course, the two co-workers I was with both ordered cashew chicken, and I ordered stir-fry vegetables. Yum.

I sat there and watched them eat their delicious-smelling cashew chicken and I munched on some bok choy and broccoli. I asked nicely of one of my friends if I could have some rice with the cashew sauce on it, so I could at least pretend I was enjoying the Springfield invention. It was delightful, but not as satisfying as I had intended.

Easter can’t get here fast enough.

And, I may have had to give up cashew chicken, but it was homemade Shrimp Scampi for dinner, so check it out in this Vlog:

Going Veggie for Lent: Day 9 from Christen Nehmer on Vimeo.


Breakfast: Pomegranate Greek Yogurt
Lunch: Stir Fry Veggies and Rice
Dinner: Shrimp Scampi
Dessert: Strawberry-Banana Shake

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