Hello blogland. How has your Tuesday been? The weather here today was so raw. I wish I lived someplace warm. I am such a chilly person and I hate to be cold. Layers are very necessary.
This morning I was up and out the door by 5 AM to hit up the gym. I did 20 minutes on the Stepmill, 20 minutes on the Elliptical and a 20 minute run on the Treadmill. I also fit in a great strength training session.
Breakfast was a warm bowl of Pumpkin Oats.
1/2 cup oats, water, 1 full scoop of Jay Robb Vanilla Rice Protein powder, 1/2 cup pumpkin, cinnamon, PB2 and almond butter.
Lunch was bread with peanut butter, mushrooms, sliced apple
zucchini, kidney beans and the rest of the apple. I tossed on a few shakes of cinnamon for a little punch of flavor.
This afternoon I had to drag D to the grocery store. Being so busy this weekend, I never managed to get my shopping done. I am using a few of Ellie Krieger’s recipes for Charlie’s dinners this week. I went to the store with a mission – I love when I plan ahead. Even though I had my list, it still took me forever – having the “wee one” along will do that. Thankfully I walked out of there without forgetting anything. Honey you will have some yummy (meat free) dinners this week.
Tonight I made him Portobello Lasagna Rollups along with her Arugula Salad with Pesto Vinaigrette. Why do I always choose the recipes with multiple steps? The rollups are not that difficult to prepare once you get through all the prep work. Poor D really was annoyed with me. At least the salad was a cinch. My main man loved them both and there is lots of leftovers for him to take for lunches this week.
For my dinner I basically ate the same thing that I did for lunch – english muffin topped with almond butter and sunflower seed butter, apple and mushrooms.
And I had roasted acorn squash mixed with chick peas, apple and cinnamon. I guess I just can’t go wrong with my lovely veggie/fruit/cinnamon combo. It is filling, flavorful and belly friendly.
So there you have the food that fuels this mama. I did sneak in a quick snack this afternoon while I was cooking up a storm. I had a pear and a protein drink – 1/2 a scoop of Life Time Protein mixed with 1 cup almond milk. Sorry there is no photo – I literally tossed it in my face as I was cooking. No time to stop and break out the camera. Besides it really was not that fancy to look at.
Tomorrow is a babysitting day so I should probably get to bed early. It is just way to hard to put my book down once I get into my groove. I am so close to the end. I hope you have a great night.