Wednesday, May 9, 2012

what i ate wednesday: issue 33

 Figure 1. Pre-run fuel: 1/2 banana and 1/2 mug of coffee. Yes, I was recently given a my less serious life coffee mug and it makes me very, very happy.

  Figure 2. Breakfast: a bowl of Kashi GoLean Original mixed with sweet almond and quinoa granola, 1/2 banana, and almond milk.

Figure 3. Lunch: a spinach and red cabbage salad with roasted red peppers, smoked almonds, balsamic vinegar, and topped with plain hummus thinned with almond milk.

   Figure 4. Afternoon snack: 100-calorie kettle corn popcorn pack.

Figure 5. Dinner: toasted pine nut couscous (Near East), a Morningstar chicken patty with a dollop of ketchup for dipping, and steamed broccoli.

Figure 6. Dessert: a Pink Lady apple drizzled with chocolate PB2.

And that concludes another What I Ate Wednesday (featuring what I ate Monday, May 7).


37 comments:

  1. That mug is amazing!!! SO jealous ;)

    Awesome looking food buy the way...especially those apples! I have PB2 headed my way and I can't wait to try it like that now!

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    1. Thanks! PB2 is the best. So many uses - on apples is a winner for sure.

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  2. I have got to buy some chocolate pb2... I just tried regular for the first time recently (life changing) so yeah, the chocolate needs to come into my life now!

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    1. yeah, you really need to. calorie count is about the same - but the chocolate is SO much more fantastic than the regular. it may change your life.

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  3. That mug is amazing. I want one too! I've heard a lot of good things about thinned hummus as a dressing - can't wait to try it out myself.

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    1. thinned hummus is my current dressing obsession. it makes it so creamy and delicious - but you are eating healthy fat and protein - not something gross.

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  4. Awww that mug is adorable! I love it!

    I used to use thinned hummus as dressing all the time - I need to get back into that habit!

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    1. Thanks, Sable! Yeah, I am on a kick. A hummus dressing kick.

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  5. The mug! Too cool. You are so legit now ;)

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  6. That coffee mug is so epic! And I don't remember the last time I had a morningstar chicken patty, but you're making me want one! It looks so crispy!

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    1. haha, it is epic! morningstar chicken patty's are fantastic. i am sure i eat too many of them - but they are so quick and easy and crispy and delicious i can't get enough!

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  7. Holy monkeys that pink lady apple is calling my name!!! Well, now I know what I'm having for a snack later haha ;)

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    1. haha! glad to help you decide on snack. :)

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  8. Love the mug! That's so cool. I want one! But ... for my own blog ;)

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    1. haha yeah that might be weird if you had a my less serious life mug.

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  9. I'm so happy to have found your blog via WIAW!
    That is so cool that someone gave you that coffee mug - I'd say that's hitting the big time. :) I love the Near East pine nut couscous. Your food looks great.

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    1. hi bella! this is near east couscous - my favorite brand!

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  10. What gorgeous looking salad! SO colorful :)

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  11. LOVELOVELOVE kettle corn! Your eats look awesome! I love apples with any sort of PB or chocolate dip or both!

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  12. Where did you get your cup!? It's so adorable...this means you're famous, you know ;)

    Steamed broccoli isn't the best vehicle for ketchup...but it's great for marinara sauce! {Another delicious tomato product}

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    1. hey hey blog friend. my best friend gave it to me - not sure where she got it!?!?

      marinara sauce? i haven't tried that. need to get on that.

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  13. Kettle corn is SUCH a good snack!! Your broccoli looks so fresh and delicious too

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  14. haha, cheers for cous cous! I love that you make eatting apples seem like an indulgent. it's all about making healthy food look tasty. :)

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    1. apples can be indulgent if you prepare them right. at least that is how i see it!

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  15. i LOVE that mug! so cute :) and all your eats are delicious, of course

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  16. looks delicious! veg chicken patties are so great! i'm glad i'm not the only one who dined on one ;)

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    1. i eat 2-3 veg chicken patties a week. they are so yummy - almost like the real thing!

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  17. I love popcorn it always makes the perfect snack, especially the snack size bags :) I love the mug :)

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  18. Ooh the apple looks fab! And I definitely have a whole box of 100-cal popcorn bags in my cupboard for snacking on!

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    1. can't beat 100 calories of whole grains.

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  19. I used to eat that same popcorn EVERY night! I had to shake up my eating routine a little more, but that is seriously some good stuff :)

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  20. Those apples look soooo delish! It's easy to forget how good a simple snack can be!

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    1. good point! simple is sometimes better...

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