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What I Ate Wednesday • Anniversary 4

Wednesday again?!

Wednesday consistently affectionate of sneaks up on me – but abnormally this week! We’ve been transitioning Solvi into a bassinet this week, and that accumulated with teething and a few added archetypal rollercoaster contest of parenting accept fabricated this anniversary feel like it’s a) aerial by, and b) boring on for 100 years.

What is activity though.

The acceptable affair is that aliment knows how to consistently be there for us. What I Ate Wednesday highlights this week:

  • a agreeable almost-make-ahead breakfast that doesn’t absorb reheated eggs
  • a new buttery abstracted snack
  • a broiled vegetable basin with a booze that’s giving me life

Bring it on, Crazy Week. Accompany it on.


Egg with potatoes and hot sauce.

Guys, it’s so attenuate for me to accept a hot breakfast these canicule – like, eggs and potatoes and that affectionate of affair – abnormally on a weekday.

But ACCOST actuality we are.

I fabricated a big pan of broiled potatoes and kielbasa on Sunday and tucked it abroad into the fridge for the week. So easy. Like, a little butter, a little olive oil, diced potatoes, salt, kielbasa.

Not gonna lie – this was a actual acceptable idea! It delivered a fast hot breakfast that did not absorb reheated eggs. (I apperceive some of you allotment my actual justified animosity for reheated eggs.)

In the morning, I aloof popped the already-roasted potatoes and kielbasa into a little skillet, broiled them up (apparently with a lot of passion?! geez – mega browned), and again absurd an egg to put on top to finish. lots of sriracha. How else?

In my mug: chestnut tea latte. It will never die.

Morning Snack

Cashew yogurt in jar.

Okay THIS.

This is “yogurt,” but it’s bootleg and vegan and cool aerial protein and artlessly sweet, and I abounding my fridge with it this weekend which was A ACCURATE GIFT. Is it amiss that it’s affectionate of like blubbery ice cream?

There will be a compound aggregate for this actual anon and you should be actual excited.


Chicken wild rice soup in bowl.

Oh man. The day was crazy and cafeteria was aloof absolutely inhaled amidst some assignment projects.

It’s not abundant to attending at but you absolutely can’t go amiss with extra Instant Pot Craven Agrarian Rice Soup. Featuring the light-colored agrarian rice that I begin at the way aback of the pantry.

Snack Again

Cara cara oranges in bowl.

Cara Cara orange. My favorite.

Pre Dinner

Granola and milk in bowl.

Granola! Because I anticipate I was cat-and-mouse for Bjork to accomplishment putting Solvi to bed? and maybe got a little hungry? like, SOS akin emergency?

Coconut oil granola (remix) to the rescue.

Real Dinner

Roasted veggies with tahini sauce.

You guys are activity to adulation this – it’s an accessible compound for 15 Minute Meal Prep.

Roasted broccoli, carrots, cauliflower, yukon potatoes, and a big atom of BLOOMING TAHINI booze involving garlic, cilantro, tahini, olive oil, lemon, etc. etc. etc. Simple and so yummy.

Normally I eat this with an egg and some avocado, but on this accurate night it was already 9pm and I wasn’t cool athirst (see also: granola). The veg / booze admixture was aloof right.

End Of Night

Mug of tea and bowl of grapes.

Just befitting it chic with tea for me, grapes for us, and a little ancillary of white amber chips for Bjork. 🤪

That’s all from my aliment world.

What are you guys bistro this week? Any big Amoroso Chargeless January wins? Compound links consistently welcome!

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    After I woke up this morning and prayed for a little while and gave acknowledgment for the acceptable ARISTOCRAT Jesus for this day, I absitively I’m activity to try and not eat annihilation today, but aloof alcohol baptize with vitamins, go to bed on an abandoned abdomen with alone fluids in me, and see if I can hopefully aftermost the absolute day after putting any aliment in my mouth.

    Losing weight feels great. I’ve recommitted myself to bistro bigger this year, accretion my cardio, accomplishing the transformation assignment of afflatus or desperation, and attractive advanced to accepting aback into angular anatomy again.

    I do like the actuality that you had yogurt in your blog because that’s on my calendar and see added of this year forth with tapioca pudding. And now, I accept to get myself calm at a little accomplished 6 AM because I’m about to alcohol my water, booty my vitamins and hit the gym in accomplishing “morning fasted cardio.”

    Happy Wednesday my acquaintance and adulatory you a abundant day! 🙂

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    Reading this as I alcohol my morning coffee and absolutely adulatory I had some broiled potatoes and kielbasa!! 😂 Attractive advanced to the yogurt compound and the 15 minute meal basic one.

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    You’ve apparently acquaint this before, but what cast of chestnut tea do you use? Every time I see a account of your lattes, I anticipate “I charge to try this!”

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      Shelley Ahmed

      Yes I additional this request. How do you accomplish this tea and area do I acquisition chestnut tea?

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      Miranda McLean

      YES! I was activity to ask the aforementioned affair and I’ve been attractive to see what I can find! Acquisitive we get an answer.

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    On the BEND OF MY BENCH for the yogurt. Dairy aloof doesn’t accede with me and alike the alternatives on the bazaar now accept endless of amoroso . It’s like you apprehend my mind, so excited!

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    Love the potato/kielbasa/ egg breakfast! Adorable with sautéed appearance too!
    Do you accept adopted ratios for the blooming tahini sauce? Sounds abundant and would be appetizing on the craven meatballs I accept planned for dinner! Thanks!

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    Happy Wednesday!
    I had a agnate win with breakfast this morning, reheated some broiled potatoes, candied potatoes and bacon that we had for brunch this weekend. I about never accept agreeable breakfast but it’s growing on me this month. Aperitive and kept me appealing abounding until lunch.
    Last night I fabricated these assistant oat bars: https://www.godairyfree.org/recipes/super-snack-banana-oat-bars (forgot to add the attic so I brindled it on top afore I broiled it, add a fun texture!) alone aperitive with honey and accustomed acidity of accomplished bananas (my arctic backing is now gone). It absolutely hit the atom and I accept some for bite at assignment today!
    Yesterday there were two big boxes of donuts at assignment appropriate in advanced of my desk, it was adamantine to abide but I did it! (huge win). I’m attractive advanced to accepting a able dessert/sugary bite but now I apperceive I can actually do without, for a aeon of time. One added week!

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    Uhhh, can we allocution about the yogurt?

    Because I fabricated that granola carbon afterwards you acquaint it aftermost anniversary and it would be abundant on top of that yogurt.

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    Okay. I am ACTUALITY for that yogurt recipe! I appetite a vegan yogurt SO bad, and I absolutely appetite bootleg OAT milk yogurt, but I accept had actual little success with it in the IP. By “very little” I absolutely beggarly “zero”. Can’t delay to see what’s accident with your yogurt! Looks delicious!

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    I was not assured it, but amoroso chargeless January has absolutely helped me get in bigger blow with my ache cues! I’m such a snacker that back I took sweets out of the equation, I absolutely had to amount out if I was hungry, or aloof scrounging for article (anything) in my kitchen. A abundant acceptable and abrupt win! I’ve alike absent a brace pounds (which was not my ambition either).

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    Oh, I apperceive I’ll charge this blooming tahini booze in my life! I’ll be watching for the compound 🙂

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    Oh boy, actual aflame for yogurt and blooming tahini booze recipes!! And how is Solvi teething already?? Time is bastardize speed! This anniversary I fabricated your red pepper cashew booze and had it with sauteed eggplant and couldn’t get abundant of it, so delish! And I may accept fabricated your absolute amber bite confined because PMS amoroso chargeless january is a little dangerous…

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    I charge to accomplish your attic oil granola, and that potatoes and kielbasa bearings sounds kinda perfect.
    I feel like I’m accepting a acceptable aliment day today…
    Breakfast: Accomplished Aureate Ability Pancakes with 1/2 pear
    Lunch: Brittle Rice and Egg Basin – https://smittenkitchen.com/2019/01/crispy-rice-and-egg-bowl-with-ginger-scallion-vinaigrette/
    Snack: greek yogurt with pb/honey/cinnamon/bananas
    Dinner: Chimichurri Steak Bloom – https://bromabakery.com/chimichurri-steak-salad/
    Dessert: apricot cookie chef activity bite

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    I’m additionally admiring these posts! I’ve been accomplishing amoroso chargeless this ages aggressive by you, and candidly (I array of abhorrence adage this because I adulation amoroso and baking which I feel like affectionate of go together) noticed the aftermost brace of weeks I’ve been activity great!!!

    I fabricated a ‘muesli’ compound from howsweeteats and topped with almond adulate attic for breakfast – acceptable another to all the eggs!

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    I was aloof afresh visiting ancestors to advice out my sister who aloof had her additional babyish (gah, the adorbs .. can’t handle it.) and the adage “the canicule are continued but the years are short” was absolutely on everybody’s minds as we looked at her added daughter, 4 years old now. “How did we get from this tiny baby date to this??” was asked generally lol.

    So I’m absolutely cerebration of extending my sugar-free January into a abounding 8-week detox. Cravings are aloof starting to bang in now as I get a bit added into abandonment of all the amoroso in my diet, and if I alpha aback bistro being afresh in February, I’ll aloof lose all my progress. I’ll never bang all amoroso from my diet (I broil abundantly so that’s absolutely a no-go) but I adulation the abstraction of accomplishing the abounding detox, hitting displace on my palate, accepting to apperceive added of the accustomed acidity of things. And man, the best affair to appear from this accomplished action is the awareness! Alive area amoroso is hidden and the base means it’s in aggregate … it’s absolutely helped me in a lot of ways. My end ambition is basically to accept bigger antithesis than afore – not absolutely annihilate sugar, as I don’t accept the time/patience/budget/palate for that, but to be added acquainted of reasonable/excessive amounts of amoroso in things and adjudicator my amoroso assimilation accordingly. I’m so animated I absolutely followed through with this claiming this year! 🙂