Happy What I Ate Wednesday. Hope you’re having a good week so far. Let’s do this “what I ate” link-up business, yeah?
One of the most common misconceptions about registered dietitians is that we don’t eat or that we eat “perfectly” all the time. Whatever that means. I thought it might be a good idea to share a post with you guys that debunks that perfection myth.
By the time I got home, I was shaky-hungry s had some Greek yogurt with, yes, coconut flour and cocoa powder (1 tbsp each, since someone asked last week) and raspberries–and forgot to take a picture. Then I threw in a load of laundry and ran errands and started to check in with Rise clients and all of a sudden I was stupid hungry and it was time for dinner.
Dinner was a mess-in-a-bowl of what was in the fridge: kale with roasted veggies, chicken, and a glob each of eggplant dip and tahini. I was going to have a sandwich thin with eggplant spread and eggplant on top, and somehow the second piece of bread got stuck so weirdly in the toaster that I broke the toaster trying to get it out and ended up throwing the darn thing away because you have to pick your battles. I now have a new $16.99 toaster I ordered that night off Amazon. Hangry Adventures.
Even though I didn’t really need any more sources of fat in my day, much less more peanut butter, when it came time for a bedtime snack, a banana with a little peanut butter was the only thing that sounded good to me. Certain times of the month, I think it’s especially important to listen to cravings, so I just went with it.
Saturday, after working another hospital shift, I had just enough time to shower and check some emails before meeting up with someone for drinks/appetizers before another friend’s party, so I made a green smoothie (topped with a little high-fiber cereal) because drinking on an empty stomach never leads to good decisions. If you think I’m talking merely about food-related decisions, bless you.
About that drink…it was more like a goblet…and delicious to the last drop. Verdejo, I love you.
As I was saying the other day, sometimes you have to be flexible. I ended up stealthily making a meal of mezze: hummus, salad, and goat cheese—whatever works—knowing that I’d be able to have a snack when I got home if I needed. And of course I did.
What foods do you tend to crave? What was the best thing you ate last weekend?
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