A Karaoke Night

One of my best friends, Sara came over last night for dinner and drinks. We decided to cook a healthy version of stir fry, which we used to make all the time in college. It’s also a great meal to throw in whatever veggies you have on hand.

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stirring the pot!

Sara was in charge of the veggies while I handled the noodles. Very difficult stuff. 😉

Some sizzlin' veggies

Some sizzlin’ veggies

And a close-up of the chef

And a close-up of the veggie chef

I used a bag of frozen snap peas, onions, carrots, and mushrooms for the veggies and we mixed in an egg for some extra flair. For the noodles, I used a bag that I got from my parents house that came from a little Asian market. The noodles were actually meant for pho so the noodles were a little sloppy. We usually use brown rice but I didn’t have any on hand. We topped our meal with a delicious General Tso sauce from Trader Joe’s.

the final product

the final product

I also added a ton of red pepper flakes and some Sriracha to kick it up a notch. Can you tell I like spicy foods?

the master chefs

the master chefs 😉

For dessert, we enjoyed some chocolate covered pomegranates, courtesy of my roommate Molly.

Only 100 calories for 3 bites!

Only 100 calories for 3 bites!

We then barred the cold to go out for one of our friend’s last night before moving. So naturally, we went to Baja Bean for karaoke! Let me tell you, karaoke is really fun once you have a few drinks forget about making a fool of yourself.

We just had to clench our thirst with all the singing

We just had to clench our thirst with all the singing

It was a great night with good friends. Enjoy your weekend!

Question: Have you ever tried karaoke and did you think it was fun?

I clearly liked it even though I’m no Mariah Carey. I’ve always wanted to be a rawkstar because really, what cooler job is there? Dancing, singing, and partying all while burning calories- sign me up!


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23 thoughts on “A Karaoke Night

  1. pickyrunner says:

    I love cooking with friends! It makes it more of a social event than just mundane cooking dinner. I’m glad you had fun 🙂 Karaoke is a blast!

  2. Love karaoke. Looks like a fun time! Hope you have a fab wknd!!

  3. Mmm yummy stir fry! I have never tried Karaoke but I’m not sure people would want to hear my voice. No matter how out of it they may be 😉

  4. Those chocolate covered pomegranates look delish! I wish you could get something like that here :p This country sucks! lol…
    Sounds like you girls had fun! I’d never do Karaoke I know how bad I sound.

  5. I like to sing, so I’d really like to try karaoke but i think I’d be too nervous! Go you for doing it! Happy Friday 🙂

  6. Sounds like a fun night!! And that trader joes sauce looks delicious!

  7. Kerry says:

    So fun! I’ve done karaoke twice – once with my boyfriend…um at a wedding haha and once by myself! I definitely need a beverage or a few to get me going!

  8. Lee says:

    what the business is

  9. my coworker had those dark chocolate pomegranate things, man were they good. I just tried a few but that was enough. super sweet and tasty

  10. The stir fry looks incredible! And yes, totally agree that karaoke is so fun..once I have had a drink or two 🙂

  11. Brittany says:

    How fun!! I need to get my butt out there and sing some karaoke! I have always been too shy!

  12. Lish says:

    Stir fry looks really yummy! I’ve done karaoke a few times with friends (an I feel bad for anyone who was forced to listen) haha. It definitely takes a few drinks to get me up there!

  13. moderngirlnutrition says:

    What a fun night! Those chocolate covered arils sound amazing, too:)

  14. Karaoke and food…..good times!!

  15. cfanningtx says:

    Karaoke +drinks= lots o fun 🙂

  16. Carrie says:

    Girl, I am all over the Sriracha and red pepper flakes–love spicy foods! 🙂

  17. Fit Missy says:

    Looks like so much fun! Karaoke is great.

  18. Natalie says:

    Lots of fun! also the chocolate pom balls look really great!

  19. haha hmmmm, I can’t tell if you like spicy foods or not…. But seriously, I’ve never even heard of chocolate covered pomegranate. Where has this been all my life? 😛

  20. I used to do karaoke every Wednesday of college at this bar! You are so right that once you have a few drinks and loosen up it can be a blast. Looks like such a fun night!

  21. Ahh stir fry..one of my favorite dinners because it requires one pan 🙂 I’ve actually never tried karaoke, but I decided that my song of choice would be “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun”.

  22. jessielovestorun says:

    How fun!! I have never been karaoking before, but it’s definitely on my bucket list of things to do before.. I guess die? Ha Ha!! Glad you and your friends had such a great time. I mean can you ever go wrong when there is a little bit of drinks involved?? 🙂

  23. Abby says:

    What a fun weekend!! The stir fry looks great! haha that’s so funny what you said about the karaoke night – “once you have a few drinks and forget about making a fool of yourself” don’t mind the naive high schooler over here.. haha have a fantastic Monday! 🙂

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