Happy What I Ate Wednesday! How’s your week going so far? Congrats to any of my readers who completed the NYC Marathon this past weekend. I worked Wednesday through Sunday at the hospital, so it was business as usual (or as close to “usual” as I get) for me. Here’s what I ate on Saturday, which was rainy and a busy, but I enjoyed great meals and snacks to keep my energy up throughout the day. IMG 7957 300x300 - What I Ate Wednesday #187

  • Breakfast was some of this pumpkin “cheesecake” parfait with some cereal for crunch and homemade cranberry sauce.
  • For lunch, I had steamed baby kale with roasted veggies, chicken sausage, and a bit of herbed feta. For lunch “dessert” I had a gorgeous apple from my recent Farmigo order.
  • Before leaving for the day I had some 0% Plain Greek yogurt with a Fiberlove bar crumbled on top.

I ran home for about ten minutes to drop my stuff off and headed to my friend’s post-Halloween get-together. I was still really full from my afternoon snack, so I just had a cup of red wine and nibbled a few carrots. Not great timing on my part, but oh well. I guess that’s what happens when you’re up at 5 a.m. on a Saturday. IMG 7959 300x289 - What I Ate Wednesday #187

By the time I got home I was hungry for real and in need of something comforting. I made savory oatmeal with pumpkin, flax, and egg white cooked in and topped it with roasted cauliflower, caramelized onion, tahini, and another spoonful of that herbed feta. IMG 7962 300x225 - What I Ate Wednesday #187

I also had a piece of this great chocolate.IMG 7964 274x300 - What I Ate Wednesday #187


Before bed I had a sliced banana with a little (~1/2 tbsp) of peanut butter. I tell myself the magnesium, potassium, tryptophan, and vitamin B 6 help me sleep.

What do you eat when you need something comforting?

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