WIAW – Catching Up

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So I mentioned yesterday that I haven’t really had the energy to blog – but I’m still taking photos of my delicious meals!  So I’m using this week’s What I Ate Wednesday to post some of my meal highlights from the past week(ish).

Seriously, if Jenn did not host this link party every week, you would be seeing a whole lot less from me!

Let the photos do the talking:


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Chocolate gingerbread oats!  1 serving plain oats cooked in half almond milk half water, 1 T molasses, ground ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg, omigodyum.

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Bowl of everything.  Yogurt, pumpkin purée (it’s under there!), cereal, sliced banana, topped with cinnamon, chia and a bit of sunbutter.  I have not had a breakfast this satisfying in a long time.

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Fitnessista breakfast cookie! Shredded coconut added in, topped with maple spiced pumpkin.  Again, kept me full for hours!

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It’s grapefruit season!!


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Veganburger brand quinoa burger (frozen, but they turn out really good!) over lo-rganic tatsoi with hummus and whole grain mustard, a side of sprouted rye with coconut butter (now my artisan packets are all gone)

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Return of the beast! A salad beast of epic proportions.  I have really big hands, and yes that is a large mixing bowl.  I almost never eat salads right after a workout, but I got back from the gym and could not get the idea of a salad out of my mind.  Spinach, peppers, tempeh cubes, and hemp seeds with salsa, hummus, mustard, and a sprinkle of balsamic and coconut oil.  I ate this guy way too quickly.


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Masala roasted kabocha, brussels sprouts and tofu.  A lovely warming meal.

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Tonight’s combo – I made sure not to skimp, to avoid the hunger monster.  Eating a little more substance at dinner definitely helps prevent over-snacking.  Two sm-med sweet potatoes, roasted brussels sprouts, and a side of savory peanut flour sauce.

Snacks & Sweet Treats

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I made up a batch of pumpkin spice ‘muffies’ (muffin texture, cookie form)

– one box of spice cake mix + one can of pumpkin purée.  Sorry, vegans, I de-veganized by adding some white chips.  The chips make up for the lack of fats in the cookies, no regrets there :-)

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One of Trader Joe’s many innovations.  I love that their definition of ‘lite’ just means less oil and sugar and salt – no fillers to make up for the taste!

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Raw chocolate. I ordered a set of these (in different flavors) from an awesome VeganCuts deal.  No more explanation needed.

Now – homework, laundry, homework, sleep, class, repeat!

Best thing you ate today?!

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23 thoughts on “WIAW – Catching Up

  1. Tara

    I love the idea of masala roasted kabocha!! I love it just straight up and plain, but I’ll definitely toss some masala on it next time. Oh and pumpkin + white chocolate can’t be beat. Definitely one of the best combos.
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