Easter lunch

Hoppy Easter!

My little Easter Bunny had a GREAT weekend! πŸ˜€ The zoo and then Easter! We dyed easter eggs Saturday night. It was the first time for Logan.

Sunday morning Michael and I got up early and hid eggs around the house and then got Logan dressed and told him to find the eggs! He was so excited! It was cute to watch.

He found all his eggs and then found his basket. A friend gave me an Easter book that I put in his basket. He had a chocolate bunny, a new matchbook car, a small Elmo, a matching game, and a car from the movie “Cars.”

Seeing the joy on his face was fantastic. <3 He had candy before breakfast, of course. πŸ˜€ And played with his new toys. I went to the gym and then we went to Michael’s mom’s house for lunch. There were more eggs to find there!

She made her usual Easter fare: a cheese and potato casserole (which is good but I skipped because it’s not on the diet), and a crab and egg casserole that is sort of on the diet so I ate that. Plus she made a ham and had fruit salad (I had the strawberries from the salad), scones (I skipped those) and deviled eggs. Michael’s sister makes the deviled eggs and they are always great!

So except for some of the candy I swiped from Logan (ooops), I was on the keto diet for Easter.

For dinner, I made a Cuban Picadillo. Awhile ago I tried the Skinny Taste version and I liked it but found it a little bit on the plain side. So I looked for a different recipe to try. I used this recipe.

Verdict: DELICIOUS! I liked it a lot better than SkinnyTaste’s version. It had a lot more flavor.

So here’s the part where I talk about where I altered the recipe. πŸ˜‰ Only because I started cooking and realized I didn’t have everything I needed! I didn’t have a green pepper so I used red. I used 80% beef instead of 90% (keto). I used red onion because I happened to be out of all other onions! I always have tons of onions, I don’t know what happened.

Anyways, the dinner was excellent. Topped with fresh cilantro, avocado and sour cream.

I would definitely make this version of the recipe again. I thought next time it needed it hint of lime. So I’ll add lime juice. Other than that, it was excellent! Would make again for sure!