Good morning everyone! It’s Wednesday – halfway through the week! Wednesday also means it’s time for another installment of What I Ate Wednesday!
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Today’s WIAW comes from my eats yesterday, Tuesday! I started off the day with a lighter breakfast since I was going to head to Jazzerise just an hour later. I had 1 cup of plain Greek yogurt with stevia and vanilla mixed in, a TON of blueberries, and some walnuts!
After Jazzercise, I went to Trader Joe’s to pick up some food, roasted a bunch of veggies for the week and then made myself some lunch! I basically just sliced up a bunch of vegetables and steamed them in the microwave. In the mix is eggplant, zucchini, kale, mushrooms, chickpeas and then some marinara sauce on top!
I enjoyed my lunch while watching the Bachelorette season premiere!
Afterwards, I couldn’t resist making up a bowl of berries that I got from Trader Joes! I put some of the Sol Sunflower Beverage on top and a packet of stevia. And a few chocolate chips! Perfect dessert.
Pretty sure I got my days worth of fiber in this lunch…
In the afternoon I had the thought to run a couple more miles on the treadmill… Then I accidentally took a 1 hour nap. Then I went and sat outside on the patio for waaaaay too long. And then I discovered the show Pregnant in Heels, which I watched along with some Extreme Couponing. Seriously, those people do not NEED all of that stuff!!! It’s insane!
Anyway, long story short I never made that run… I just ended up being a lazy bum. And that was alright with me. Especially since I’d already worked my poor legs enough at Jazzercise that morning.
I did, however, have waaaay too many snacks… This happens.
I had some “trail mix” with corn puffs, gluten free Rice Krispies, raisins, mini chocolate chips and some salted nuts. Also threw in a few rice chips. I ended up having this bag x2, and an apple with the second one.
A little later I was craving those berries again! I had a little bowl of them:
But that clearly wasn’t satisfying enough so I had a little Greek yogurt with some more berries and Rice Krispies:
Definitely ruined my appetite for dinner. Excessive. But there was no skipping out on that since it was Girls Night Out! Every time I go home I get together with my mom, some of her friends, and their daughters who are all around my age. We call it GNO (girls night out) and always have a blast. Last night we went to the Blue Bird Bistro, which I’ve reviewed a couple other times on the blog. I’m a big fan.
I didn’t have my phone with me, so no picture, but I had the green curry with chicken, which is what I had last time I reviewed the bluebird! It was good, but nothing spectacular. The food was actually a little cold by the time it got to me, so that wasn’t fantastic.
The company, however, was wonderful! We had a good time chatting and were lucky enough to be put upstairs in a separate room to ourselves. Either that or they could tell we were a rambunctious group and they wanted to separate us from their other diners… Haha oh well. By the time I got home it was almost my bedtime, so I was wiped!
Do you get snacky when you’re bored?
Are there certain people you get together with when you go back to your hometown?