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I hope it is a good one for all of you. Today, in case you haven’t caught on, I am going to join the party with Jenn and some other wonderful bloggers. Make sure to read all about What I Ate Wendesday here, and join us if you like talking about food. Which I obviously do. Oh, and be sure to check out the killer workout I posted yesterday, it was certainly a long time coming!
Pre-run date. Surprising no dips into a nut butter jar happened pre- or post- run, although that may have been because I was taking into consideration my breakfast for that morning.
While I was hoping my last jar of Nuttzo (last one for a while, at least $) would make it through the month, I am certainly not one to complain about and excuse for oats in a jar. Specifically, overnight oats with plenty of extra cinnamon and vanilla extract stirred in. It was a nice day and I opted to enjoy my breakfast al fresco while getting the usual strange looks that any girl eating out of a nut butter jar is likely to receive.
I made a kale smoothie to celebrate the end of the semester (just kidding, but I really do love kale smoothies). This guy was kale, banana, berries, lucuma, cacao powder, raw honey, vanilla, cinnamon, almond milk, and ice. If anyone would like to donate a Vitamix to my cause, I would be able to make prettier, chunk-free green smoothies. Until then I wil be sipping on kale chunks. Still delicious, to be sure.
I actually ended up taking this to Starbucks with my laptop after realizing that, despite being finished with the semester, non-school work does in fact still exist. So it was back to the coffee shop life for me, as I continued the job search and worked on some blog-related things.
After finishing my smoothie and getting a few looks from surrounding coffee-drinking customers (obviously I am used to this by now…) I ordered my current drink obsession, a blended iced coffee. I then proceeded to move myself promptly outside in the sun because I am constantly cold in every situation.
I did some baking when I got back to my place, obviously some remnants of that were consumed as well as a spoonful or two of coconut butter.
And a few dips into my dark chocolate stash happened, per usual. (Note: this is only my freezer stash, I have much more tucked away in the pantry.)
After cleaning up in the kitchen I had Kit’s Organic peanut butter bar. I deep cleaned my kitchen on Monday and am attempting to keep it nice and shiny for at as long as possible. The all whet surface get dirty extremely quickly and it is ongoing frustration. Oh, and these bars are so good. I had never had the Kit’s bar before (which are made by Clif), but I had a coupon and they are so similar to Larabars with their minimal ingredients that I knew I would love them.
Dinner was a bit more coherent than those that were thrown together in the midst of my studying last week, but was still quick and simple to prepare. 2 whole egg and 1 egg white scramble with onions, kale, and edamame. I added a touch of Pink Himalayan crystal to season and mixed some flax seed meal into the eggs for an added omega punch. I had the last two pieces of a Grindstone Bakery quinoa millet loaf on the side.
I finished off my evening with one of the aforementioned baked goods alongside one of my typical cereal/granola/coconut mess bowls.
Looking back, this day is actually very reminicest to when I used to eat many of the same things everyday to save time/thought. Once I started trying new foods and honing my cooking skills I pretty seriously branched out, but it is always nice to go back to the classics like oats, smoothies, and bars.
Well, that’s all I have for today, so have a good one!
What are some classic favorite foods you often find yourself going back to?