What I Ate Wednesday 4-22-15

Let me say that I took these pictures on Monday…I was coming off a late night–we got back from Nashville around 10pm, and I woke up to a long list of chores, whiney kids, and no groceries.

In my fruit basket was a mound of nasty looking oranges.  But I had nothing else.  So I used my citrus hand juicer (the one I use for my lemon each day–super easy) and juiced these babies up.  They might have had some nasty skin, but it produced the best OJ I’ve ever had.  Hands down.

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My next mission after taking all the kids to school was to grab a few things at the grocery store.  Since we were leaving again for Greenville, SC, I didn’t buy much, especially things that go bad quickly like greens.  The grocery store always stresses me out BUT I love it (anyone else?), so I grabbed a smoothie for breakfast.  Yes, it made me feel better, and I was too lazy to make one on my own. So yeah, I paid $5 for this.  My kind of Starbucks 😉

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This smoothie had blueberries, banana, kale, almond butter, and almond milk.  It’s one of my favorites!

When I’m not in my kitchen for a few days, my happy place is to come back and work there…as long as it’s clean!! So coming off my beautiful weekend in Nashville where I was SO inspired, I tried to recreate a wonderful, light dish I had at the supper club I attended.  It isn’t exactly right, but I actually LOVED my own version.  I’ll definitely be posting this recipe soon. This plate had one honey crisp apple, one large grapefruit, and one orange.  I ate the whole plate around noon!

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For a late lunch (I’ve been splitting it up lately), I made sweet potato fries and whiskey BBQ ketchup. I know you might be sick of seeing these fries, and I think I’m almost sick of eating them. Almost!  I’ve had a good run with them.

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Naptime at its finest.  Music, magazine, food, and quiet.  YES!

It was a crazy night with baseball, and washing clothes, and homework, and life, so I took my Glowing Green Smoothie to the ball field.  I sat amongst the french fries and boiled peanuts.  And yes, people made fun of me.  Yes, I was polite.  I held my ground.  And I said “to each his own” a lot. I used to make excuses.  Now I tell the truth.  That I actually like the stuff.  Nothin’ wrong with that.

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Earlier in the day, I made a big bowl of pad thai.  It was actually my first shot making it.  I made it similar to many recipes, but to be honest, I really didn’t like it.  I didn’t want to waste it, so I ate a small bowl of it.  But honestly, it wasn’t good.

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It really didn’t satisfy me–and I was in a bad mood- and had no idea what I wanted.  I settled on sprouted Ezekiel bread toast with almond butter and honey.

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This is one of those days that didn’t feel glorious.  Partly because I didn’t have a lot to choose from but partly because I was blahhhhhh.  🙂

I figured I’d show Andrew’s dinner–so there’s evidence that I actually do cook meat in this house. Turkey bacon & eggs!!!

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So here ya go—-my What I Ate Wednesday when I’m tired, blah, and being a total girl 🙂

Love y’all…

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