Another week, another What I Ate Wednesday…Sometimes I ask myself why I’m still doing this. Like, is this some kind of weird anthropological documentation? A habit? I do love habits—it’s my Type A side. In any case, no plans to stop anytime soon. So here you go, another peak into a day in the life of an RD.
(stream of consciousness insert: I read the news today, oh boy…)
Saturday, I worked at the hospital and then later met up with some RD friends from grad school for our first potluck dinner since, like, springtime. It was so lovely to catch up with these lovely ladies and share delicious homemade foods.
Breakfast: I started my morning with some pumpkin cranberry oats topped off with some dark chocolate peanut butter. So freaking good—and filling. This kept me full for more than four ours—no small feat. Because I like to work out in the morning, I am usually ravenous by the time I sit down to start screening the day’s patient workload. Saturday was no exception. This totally hit the spot.
Snack: Some dry-roasted edamame (unpictured) to keep myself from gnawing my arm off before dinner.
Dinner: In addition to some homemade ricotta and butternut squash lasagna prepared by the hostess, we enjoyed salmon, a quinoa & veggie dish, veggie biriyani, kale with white beans and roasted garlic (my humble contribution), and crostini with spinach and melted mozzarella. There was red wine to drink.
For dessert, there was an apple pie and a sticky toffee cake. I only got a photo of one, but it was gorgeous! Props to Natalie’s husband for his crust-making skills. Note to self: marry a man who likes to cook and will make treats for my lady-friends.
Have you ever done a potluck dinner? What are some of your favorite dinner-party foods? Does your partner (real or hypothetical) like to cook?