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What I Ate Wednesday 1.4.17

 

Thank you for your comments (and emails) regarding yesterday’s post! I am still working on responding to them but your thoughts on disordered eating and how it can start unintended are greatly appreciated.

It’s pretty fitting to follow up yesterday’s post with a What I Ate Wednesday post, although, this post almost didn’t happen because I have been doing a terrible job remembering to take pictures of a full day of food.

I am sure it’s partly because what I eat lately, and especially during the week, really isn’t all that interesting although the boring stuff is worth sharing too!

The truth is, I just don’t believe that anyone really eats elaborate meals that require multi-step recipes for breakfast, lunch and dinner on a regular basis. We all go through phases with cooking more often and prepping food for the week and then, well, not so much! It’s totally normal. Well, at least I think it is!

Breakfast:

I’ve been back to oatmeal lately – with mashed banana before I run and then another bowl after I run, sometimes with frozen blueberries cooked in too.

I did something crazy (crazy for me) yesterday by mixing a little bit of coconut oil into the oatmeal instead of peanut butter and really liked it!

oatmeal

Lunch:

There were six bagels sitting on my kitchen counter from Stew Leonard’s and the giant cinnamon raisin bagel had been calling my name all morning.

I meant to get a picture of the cinnamon raisin bagel after I toasted it with the butter and jelly but then I got distracted. Oops.

cinnamon raisin bagel

Sometimes I make egg sandwiches on my bagels for lunch and sometimes I just don’t care if my meal is lacking in protein. I really fell in love last week with the butter and jelly combination all over again and that was exactly what I wanted yesterday. Totally hit the spot.

So this guacamole is the spiciest guacamole that I have ever tasted! I still ate it but wow does it set my mouth on fire for a bit.

guacamole

Dinner:

I really didn’t know what I was in the mood to eat which seems to be the trend these days when I have dinner at home.

Dr. Praeger’s veggie burgers always come in handy though! With a side of roasted potato wedges that still aren’t sweet potatoes because I just don’t care to have those yet.

dr. praeger's veggie burger and roasted potatoes

Dessert:

I’m still obsessed with Hershey’s Kisses. What is it about Hershey’s milk chocolate that makes it so good?! Most of the time, I choose dark chocolate over milk chocolate yet I love Hershey’s milk chocolate, especially in the kisses.

Hershey's kisses

It’s pretty warm here today for winter (like in the 40’s already this morning!) so I am excited to run outdoors. Be sure to check out what everyone else is eating today!

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What have you been mixing into your oatmeal lately?

Favorite brand of chocolate?

Are you currently in cook mode or wing your meals mode?

 

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  • Trish January 4, 2017, 8:23 am

    Guac is awesome!!!
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  • Laura @ This Runner's Recipes January 4, 2017, 8:25 am

    Lately I have been adding molasses to my oats – so good! I get in a cooking mood after the holidays (when I wing it a lot), so I’ve been cooking up soups, breads, hummus, stock, all sorts of things.
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  • Patricia @Sweet and Strong January 4, 2017, 8:35 am

    I definitely go through phases of wanting to cook and others where I put random leftovers in a bowl and call it a meal. Usually depends on how busy my week is. And Oh I’ve never tried coconut in oatmeal, great idea!
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  • Meghan@CleanEatsFastFeets January 4, 2017, 8:53 am

    This reminds me I need to make a huge batch of veggie burgers to have on hand in the freezer. Also, I skipped my oatmeal for a day (because the Hubby made pancakes) but I’m back on the oats train again. It’s so filling and easy, which is exactly what I need in the morning. Ain’t nobody got time for fancy complex meals.
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    • The Cookie ChRUNicles January 5, 2017, 12:41 pm

      ugh, one of these days I will make a batch of veggie burgers again. I liked when I did that.

  • Emily January 4, 2017, 9:42 am

    Ooh that fresh prepared guac looks AMAZING; and oatmeal is so good on these cold winter mornings.
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  • Suzy January 4, 2017, 9:59 am

    I like mixing chocolate chips and coffee cream into my oatmeal. I don’t like Hershey’s; I love Cadbury all the way! Okay but you know what has started happening? I cough whenever I eat Cadbury chocolate. I just remembered that! I also cough when I eat freezies. SO WEIRD. I wonder what the ingredient is that makes me cough?
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    • The Cookie ChRUNicles January 5, 2017, 12:29 pm

      ohhh, maybe compare the ingredients list? I have heard of people coughing like that so it must be a reaction to something!

  • Amanda @ .running with spoons. January 4, 2017, 2:16 pm

    I did blueberries and maple syrup in my oats this morning, but I’ll switch it up depending on what I have on hand. I did apples, raisins, and cinnamon for the longest time, and then a pretty long time where I’d do frozen banana ice cream right on hot oats. That was amazing.
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  • Lisa @ Mile by Mile January 4, 2017, 7:32 pm

    Ive been trying to get back into cooking mode but its been a struggle lately. After work Im just so tired and have no energy to cook! But I always end up glad to be eating a real home cooked meal rather than eating out or just throwing something together.
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