Hello and welcome to another exciting edition of What I Ate Wednesday!
It is my goal this month to inspire you to 'retrain your sweet tooth', and one of the ways I hope to help is by showing you what I eat in a day.
As always, exact amounts aren't given, this is just an overview.
This morning, I was in the mood for eggs and toast.
On school days, I usually don't eat breakfast until after taking my girls to school.
We get up, get ready, and I proceed to make their breakfast and lunches. I hate to be rushed when eating, so I wait until Sammy and I get back home before sitting down to do so.
When I make the above, I make two regular eggs along with one white for extra protein. I usually eat it alongside an Ezekiel bread of some kind.
Our local Sprouts recently had a sale on all Ezekiel products, so I bought a loaf of the cinnamon raisin bread along with a package of the English muffins, which is what you see above.
I fry my eggs in regular butter and top the muffin with some coconut oil and a sprinkle of sea salt.
I had my big, beautiful salad for lunch, as usual.
Red leaf lettuce, spinach, carrot, cucumber, red cabbage, and scallions abound! I topped it with a good helping of chopped chicken breast, roasted chipotle pumpkin seeds, and my Creamy Cilantro Dressing, to which I have been adding a few shakes of turmeric.
I've been playing around with a 'protein' pancake, sans protein powder...
Egg whites, oatmeal, applesauce, cinnamon, and baking powder all combine to make this large, face-sized, belly-filling concoction!
I downed this in about five minutes and could have had another one!
I topped it with my Peanut Butter 'Frosting' and a few shakes of cinnamon.
This was the best little dinner!
I've been perfecting my Instant Pot brown rice (recipe soon to come!) recently, as I've been craving rice even more than usual!
I love having rice, vegetables, and chicken for dinner, and this night was no exception.
I sautéed some onion and garlic in grapeseed oil and then added in some chopped green beans and leftover chicken. I added a dash of Chinese 5-spice, which really just made the dish extra special!
That rice is something to write home about, let me tell you. It's amazing how a couple of ordinary ingredients can come together to create such a delicious recipe.
The girls were still hungry this night, so we made a batch of popcorn!
I use this air popper for all my popcorn and just love it!
We like to top our popcorn simply with a combination of melted butter, olive oil, and sea salt.
Afterwards, I made myself a cup of a new-to-me rooibos tea...
It was delicious! If you like vanilla, I think you'd enjoy this one. 🙂
What have you been enjoying lately?