I have been slacking on taking pictures lately…
So, I’ll have to do some mix and match meals from the past couple of days. I hope you’ll forgive me. Yesterday was a bottomless pit day for me. I was hungry all day. While I tried to hold off to my “normal” snack times, I decided that I was going to eat when I was hungry and that was that.
Even after a delicious dinner & night-time protein muffin snack, I was still hungry so I kept snacking. Win. Another small victory was not feeling obligated to walk or workout after work. Walking on the tredmill did not sound like fun, so I didn’t do it. Win. I went over my calories for yesterday, but it’s okay because I was HUNGRY. I didn’t even really feel guilty. Another win. Small steps (of letting to let go), people. Small steps.
Okay I’ll stop rambling, let’s get to it! Thanks to Jenn for hosting this linkup.
WIAW: Restaurant Quality
Still going strong with oat bran (love). Yesterday’s mix had 1/2 banana in the mix along with a few strawberries. Still topped with TJ’s almond butter with sea salt. SO delish.
- 1 2/3 C water
- 1/3 C oat bran
- 1/2 scoop Fitmixer Vanilla Protein
- 1/2 banana
- TJ’s Almond Butter
I’m trying to get more protein in, so I picked up a huge 1 lb bag of teriyaki beef jerkey from Sams. Probably has a lot of sodium, but I like it.
I had about an ounce (probably a little more) of it.
Turkey and avocado on a pita bread alond with some carrots and baby tomatoes.
1 cup of canteloup on the side (delish!)
You know the secret to perfectly ripe canteloupe is to let it ripen on your counter for a few days. I had two canteloupes (you can never buy just one!) on my counter for a week. Fact.
2:15 Snack #2
Almonds. These are my favorite flavor. I had hard-boiled eggs in the work fridge, but I wasn’t feeling it. I hope they’re still good (about a week old still in the shell) because I plan on having one this morning. Ha!
4:30 Pre-Dinner Snack
Some more canteloupe (I was so hungry) and one of these bad boys.
PB Chocolate Chip Pretzel Bites from How Sweet Eats. I bet these would be BOMB on top of some greek yogurt or ice cream.
Unfortunately greek yogurt has been upsetting my tummy lately.😦
Well, yesterday I actually had 3 ounces of ground turkey, laughing cow light swiss cheese and some ketchup inside a pita bread with roasted zuchinni and green beans on the side. Unfortunately, I was too hungry (re: lazy) to snap a picture.
But I did manage to snap a picture of Monday’s dinner because the BF said it was “restaurant quality.” Damn right!
This is a 2 egg and 1/3 C egg white omelette with black beans, reduced fat cheddar cheese, salsa and avocado. I had to get some more veggies in, so I steamed
microwaved some broccoli for my side. Plus, I ALWAYS need sides. And preferably, more than one side.
On a side note: I swear that cooking eggs in coconut oil make 100% difference. WAY better than non-stick spray or olive oil. Especially fpr omlettes or fried eggs. Seriously, you need to try it. Even the non-coconut lovers out there (like the BF) will love it. Promise! All you need is a little bit. For my omelette, I used about 1/2 tsp.
7:30 Snack #3
A protein muffin with melty caramel PB and chocolate.
In the protein muffin-
- 2 T egg whites
- 1/2 scoop protein (Fitmixer Vanilla)
- 1 T unsweetened applesauce
- 1/4 tsp baking soda
Mix and pop in the micro for about 1:30.
I followed this up with some more canteloupe and a spoonful of TJ’s almond butter.
[Note: This does not include every single thing I ate or drank yesterday.]
How about you- are you a sides person? One side, two sides?
I can do with only one side, but I prefer two. The BF doesn’t need any which is just crazy-talk to me.