Thank you all for your comments yesterday. I guess my blogging is still a “work in progress” and hopefully I’ll be able to get to the right balance. Today’s post is easy because it’s only for 1 day
We were out of eggs and bananas, so I had to get creative. Here is a little combo I threw together. It was fun to eat a bunch of different things!
That’s part skim ricotta with dried figs, 1/2 Food for Life english muffin with fruit spread and chunky peanut butter and a large mug of coffee. Yum!
I <3 ricotta!!!
We were going to the mall to buy some last minute xmas gifts so I made a sammy to go (so glad I did because the mall was crazy busy and the food selections were definitely limited).
3 oz of turkey, 1 oz of Land ‘o Lakes white american cheese, pickles, dijon mustard on a ww pita. I took the picture on a plate but then put it in a baggie for the ride to the mall. It looks messy here but was actually very easy to eat on the go.
I took a little fun treat with me to the mall, knowing my sweet tooth will inevitably kick in. I picked this baby up at Pret when I was in NY on Thursday.
Portion control is key with such a lovely treat, so I immediately cut it in half and only took 1/2 with me in a little snack baggie. Thank god, because there is no way I could stop myself from eating the whole thing… this was AMAZING!!! I am in love with the love bar
We were shopping until 8pm, so I had to buy an emergency bar to keep myself from chewing my arm off. I saw this Kashi Go Lean Crunchy Chocolate Peanut bar in the grocery store. I’ve been wanting to try it for a while (after reading some positive reviews of it in the blog world) so this was my chance.
Here it is on the inside:
I really liked it! It was definitely on the hard side but the flavors were great! I was also not hungry for a while after eating this. In fact I made dinner just because it was getting really late and we wanted to watch a movie. I’d buy this bar again!
Dinner was on the small side because I ate the above mentioned Kashi bar only an hour before maybe. I made a fun salad with mixed greens, grape tomatoes, cucumbers, last of the homemade hummus (gotta make more!) and a falafel patty. I used just some lemon juice for a dressing but next time I’d add some goddess dressing to this. It would take the salad to the next level, for sure.
And while watching The Dark Knight (which was awesome!) I roasted some chestnuts. Here is my first plate of four… yeah I went back for another 4 or 5, one at a time. They were soo sweet and delicious. I love roasted chestnuts!
Oh and I had a 5oz glass of some Temporillo. I wanted more but I’m trying to get back to healthier eating so I stopped at just one glass
Total calories for the day: 1692 (the extra chestnuts put me over the edge, but it’s ok, it’s still way better than I’ve been eating all week).
No exercise either – shopping took forever!