Zebra Herbivore

October 26, 2010

in movies, salads, snacks

After yesterday’s blogger meetup I plopped onto the couch and stayed there the rest of the night. Felt icky, but not too ill to consume the leftover Scallop and Shrimp Salad.

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Not surprisingly, this was not terrific after a day in the fridge – all the fried seafood and crispy potatoes went limp but the veggies somehow stayed in tact, despite being coated in dressing. I added an additional handful of baby spinach to sop up the excess and bring it all back to life.

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For dessert Abe and I shared one of the snacks from my SDAFF SWAG bag.

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I’ve been eating these Yan Yan since I can remember. You start of with an educational biscuit

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…and dip it into the frosting compartment (this was the strawberry flavor)

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The perfect snack to watch my Japanese-themed movie, “White on Rice,” with! The DVD just arrived on Netflix, and it has a lot of cool bonus features – commentary, behind-the-scenes featurette, deleted scenes, and more!

I got all meta and took a picture of me getting my picture taken in the movie:

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Of course, my food choices were not the best for my body and I wound up feeling sicker as the evening went on. Do as I say, not as I do, people!

But DO watch “White on Rice.” That part was fun!

P.S. – My NCIS:LA episode airs tonight.  That is, if I didn’t get cut!  I have two very short scenes and I’m wearing scrubs.

P.P.S. – There’s a terrific Living Social deal today for a 75-minute massage at Healing Hands for $35!!!  I’ve never been to this location, but I go to the one on Larchmont all the time and LOVE IT.

{ 17 comments }

1 Estela @ Weekly Bite October 26, 2010 at 8:24 am

That Yan Yan snack looks super tasty!!

2 Danielle @ myfoodideas October 26, 2010 at 8:39 am

That Yan-Yan looks yummy! (I was wondering where the heck your post title came from lol, so random).
I love NCIS: LA! I have to go to my therapist appt at 7 tonight but I should be home before it aires at 9…I’ll keep an eye out for ya!

3 Sarena (The Non-Dairy Queen) October 26, 2010 at 8:46 am

The snackage looks yummy! What could be bad, a biscuit and icing? I hope you feel better soon!

4 lequan October 26, 2010 at 9:15 am

YAN YAN!!!!!! Can you tell, childhood food makes me very happy!!!??? :-P

Got my fingers crossed for you. Will be watching for scrubs ;)

5 Ameena October 26, 2010 at 9:24 am

I’m sorry you are still feeling sick! Stick to carbs, that always works for me. White rice (no pun intended) cures all. :)

I can’t wait to see your movie! I need to find a place to rent it because I don’t belong to Netflix. Yes, I realize I am the only person who doesn’t.

6 Monet October 26, 2010 at 9:39 am

I hope you are starting to feel much much better. I feel like leftover salad never holds up as well as I want it to…but I still eat it, regardless of soggy greens. And I loved your little biscuit snack. How much fun are those long straws and that pink frosting dip. I would be all over that! Thanks for sharing, sweet woman!

7 Julie (A Case of the Runs) October 26, 2010 at 9:50 am

OMG, Yan Yans were a childhood treat! Thanks for reminding me of them… =)

8 Becki @ Hike, Bike, Eat October 26, 2010 at 10:47 am

And my DVR is now SET!

9 leftcoastcontessa October 26, 2010 at 10:51 am

Yay! I will tune into NCIS:LA tonight! Can’t wait for the next blogger meet up so we can finally meet (in person).

10 lowandbhold October 26, 2010 at 11:15 am

Oh I’m going to DVR that episode!
Hope you feel better :(

11 Roxan October 26, 2010 at 11:36 am

I love Yan Yan! totally reminds me of being a little kid. I remember trying to use the right amount of dip with each biscuit so i wouldn’t run out of either too fast. I don’t remember it having those educational words though.

12 Liz @ Tip Top Shape October 26, 2010 at 11:56 am

I’ve never seen Yan Yans before but they look good! I’ll definitely be watching NCIS tonight-I’ll be on the lookout for you :D

13 emily October 26, 2010 at 2:17 pm

your salad looks delish!
congrats on NCIS! I’ll have to look for you! :)

14 Andrea@WellnessNotes October 26, 2010 at 2:17 pm

The Yan Yan snack looks good! The teenager used to eat similar snacks growing up. I used to pick them up at the Japanese store across from where I used to work… Brings back memories! :)

15 vanillasugar October 26, 2010 at 4:04 pm

so that’s what those cup thingees look like? hmmm. i would have frosting-crash an hour later. lol

16 It All Changes October 26, 2010 at 6:48 pm

I saw you!!!! I scream…scared my dogs.

Hunni helped me see you. I had to pee and waited until your scene was over :-)

17 Lynn at The Actors Diet October 26, 2010 at 6:59 pm

ha! great – i’m glad i didn’t get cut! thanks for watching, cynthia!

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