What I Ate Wednesday, Number 3!

Yay! I’m starting to feel like What I Ate Wednesdays are giant picnics, and I love it! I am inspired by new recipes that I want to try, and tips too! Thanks PeasandCrayons! MY WIAW is actually a what I ate…yesterday. ( I need to start being more creative with these). In theme with sensible snacking month I tried to replace my snacks with healthy alternatives to what I usually munch on.

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A. BREAKFAST! Whole wheat english muffins with homemade peanut butter, and a kiwi. Does anyone have a recipe for homemade english muffins?
B. LUNCH! Wegman’s veggie sushi, yum!
C. SNACK! Peanuts. obviously. I passed on the chips and dip and dug into some shelled peanuts instead.
D. DINNER! Hand-picked asparagus, and a buffalo “chicken” wrap. I used some of the buffalo roasted chickpeas from the other day and mixed it with some extra buffalo sauce, a tiny bit of ranch dressing, banana peppers, mozzarella cheese, and spinach from the garden. SO. Good.
E. DESSERT! My new addiction is graham crackers smeared with more homemade peanut butter (holy cow was I craving peanuts or what, I just noticed). It tastes just like a nutter butter from when I was a little kid. This isn’t the healthiest snack, but it is much better than most desserts. I want to make my own graham crackers so that I am aware of the ingredients included in them, and make them a bit healthier than the store bought version.

In honor of the sensible snacking theme, here are some of my favorite homemade snacks:
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FroYo!
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Crispy Buffalo Chickpeas
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Trail Mix Cookies!

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Honey Roasted Peanuts!

And if you are planning a road trip this summer here are some great ideas for healthy snacks to bring on the road!

Have a great wednesday everyone! I can’t wait to see what everyone is munching on. If you have any english muffin, or graham cracker recipes, that would be fantastic! Stay tuned for buffalo-style hummus and a spaghetti squash recipe!

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What I Ate Wednesday!! (The Second One)

There are so many people joining the WIAW party, it’s so groovy! (Yes, I just said groovy). If you missed my First WIAW, you can find out more info about it, and what the host, Jenn, has to say!

Now for the goods. This is what I ate yesterday, I am feeling quite under the weather (where did that saying even come from) So I really didn’t eat as much as I should of, and I drank so. much. tea. Hopefully I’ll be all healthy again by tomorrow.

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BREAKFAST: The first tea/drink I had for breakfast is my go to drink whenever I’m feeling…well…crappy. It consists of:

– 1/2 teaspoon honey
-1/4 tsp cinnamon
-2 tbsp Braggs Organic Apple Cider Vinegar
Place all of these in a coffee cup then fill with  hot water. I also had an orange.

Apple cider vinegar is awesome…There are all sorts of health benefits! But it is quite a sour and acidic drink to swallow. This concoction balances the vinegar with honey!

LUNCH: A handful of some assorted nuts. And a lean green smoothie. Here is the recipe!

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I thought it tasted awesome, and I couldn’t really tell how much spinach was actually in it, but that could also be because I am all stuffed up and sickly, so my tastebuds aren’t working properly…no promises. I thought it was pretty good, lemme know what you think!

DINNER: The best meal yesterday, by far! A caprese panini from Macri’s. With fresh mozzarella, basil, and balsamic vinegar. SO. GOOD. And fresh picked asparagus…my boyfriend literally went to the field near our house and picked it. Yum!

Oh and this little guy…!

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Can’t wait to see what everyone else had 🙂 Happy hump day!!

What I Ate Wednesday…Numero Uno!

So I have been reading the spectacular blog, Peas and Crayons for a while and love reading Jen’s What I Ate Wednesday Posts. So I FINALLY decided to join the party with my own daily eats. This is what Jen says about What I Ate Wednesday!

—-What WIAW isn’t about—-
Comparison – Judgement – Restriction – Guilt
—-What WIAW is about—-
Celebrating one of the glorious things we all have in common: We all eat!
WIAW is about food and fun! It’s about making new friends, breaking out of a food rut, noting changes in your diet/lifestyle, inspiring yourself & others, embracing fruit & vegetables, nourishing your body with the foods that work for you, finding new ways to eat your favorite foods, and so. much. more. ❤
Celebrate Food.  Celebrate blogging.  Celebrate Individuality.
[Cause over here, we like to party!]

I think this is a great idea, and a great way for people with an interest in food and nutrition to connect. So here it goes! WIAWBreakfast: Whole wheat english muffin with homemade peanut butter. And coffee. My favorite pre-workout breakfast. Snack: Cake Batter protein bar after CrossFIT (one not four) Lunch: Peanut butter yogurt! Snack: Almonds, I’m addicted. Dinner: Leftover cauliflower crust pizza. I also had some green beans that aren’t pictured…I ran out of fruit, I need to run to the grocery store!Happy Hump Day!