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Four Course Meal – Part Two

Four Course Meal – Part Two

Lisa Eirene

About Lisa Eirene Lisa lost 110 pounds through calorie counting and exercise. She swims, bikes, runs, hikes and is enjoying life in Portland, Oregon. Her weight loss story has been featured in First Magazine, Yahoo Health, Woman's Day and Glamour.com.

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12 Comments

  1. Beth @ Beth's Journey

    Sounds like such an incredible meal!! Michael is a lucky guy! =)

    1. Lisa Eirene

      The main part of the meal was a real winner. I loved the ham and pasta!

  2. Carbzilla

    Why, yes, I’d be happy to come over and help you finish off the port! 🙂

    Happy Birthday to Michael! You should be so proud of yourself for trying so many new things at once. That’s huge!

    The pasta looks awesome, and even though we don’t eat ham I bet that sauce would also be good on chicken. The whole meal looks delicious (though I’ll take your word for it on the soup). Congrats!

    1. Lisa Eirene

      I bet chicken would work well with it. Or turkey.

      If you want the rest of that Port I will gladly save it for you and give it to you when we see you! I doubt either of us will be drinking it. Holy moly!

  3. shelby

    I love that you did a cheese course at the end! I *LOVE* getting this in restaurants. I’ll take cheese over chocolate any day of the week!

    1. Lisa Eirene

      I knew Michael would like the cheese course instead of a “real” dessert. It’s not necessarily for me. I’d much prefer a decadent chocolate SOMETHING but this was fun! It was different and the Port was sweet enough that there’s no way I could have had chocolate with it.

  4. Lisa

    haha YAY for broccolini!!!

    1. Lisa Eirene

      How funny is it that we both cooked broccolini this weekend? Random!

  5. Christi

    Normally, I don’t eat pork. However, reading through this I got so excited about the ham I had to stop and call my husband! It looks so yummy and I can honestly say this is the first time ever that I have even considered cooking ham for my own consumption! Hubby got so excited at the idea of eating pork he agreed before I fulling described it to him!
    For a girl who doesn’t cook, you are shaping up to be quite the lil’ chef!
    Great job on you meal!
    Happy Birthday to Michael as well.

    1. Lisa Eirene

      Thank you for the cheer Christi! You know how to brighten a girl’s day. 😉

      I HATED ham for years. Like for years. Even after I gave up my vegetarian ways and started eating meat again I still avoided ham. Then I had some baked ham at a friend’s Christmas party (with the cherries and pineapple) and thought, “Maybe I need to reconsider my hatred of ham.” I was slowly converted. I like it now and it’s such a light meat that it goes with everything and I don’t feel like I’m unhealthy when I eat it.

  6. Leah @ L4L

    I love cooking multi-course meals!

    1. Lisa Eirene

      This was my first time trying it and it was so much fun! I’d definitely do it again.

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