What I Ate on Wednesday

I know I’ve gotten away from the Daily Eats style of posting but I’ve gotten a couple of questions recently with regard to what I’m eating while I’m half marathon training and lifting so I thought I’d have a show and tell.

On Wednesday, we got up at 4:40a and went to the gym. I had a few dates in the car. We lifted weights (squats, split squat, DB row, Push-ups, crunches) and headed home. Post showering, I pounded a protein shake (unsweetened almond milk + vanilla brown rice protein powder).

Breakfast should come as no surprise!

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Waffles! I made waffles (blend of spelt, garbanzo, and brown rice flour) topped with mashed (red) banana and almond slivers.

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Yes, it was as bomb as it looks. (And please don’t ask me why I have two forks.) Oh, bananas! How I’ve missed thee!

My packed lunch included 2 hardboiled eggs, a mean salad, and sparkling water.

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The eggs are eaten as snacks. Generally one in the morning and one in the afternoon. With salt.

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The salad, complete with CSA greens, had turkey breast, grape tomatoes, goat cheese, and a homemade honey mustard vinaigrette.

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I definitely pack salad at least once a week, usually twice to get through the lettuce from our CSA. Otherwise, I’m rocking leftovers, naturally!

And these sparkling waters: I’m obsessed.

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We bought a Costco pack of these guys for our BBQ a few weeks back and I’ve been nursing them. They are so refreshing and nice change of pace from standard, boring H2O!

{Unpictured: a handful of almonds}

After work, we powered through cleaning our house; my mother-in-law is coming to visit today! Yay! (Yes, that’s a good thing! No MIL complex here!) Since we were planning a busy evening, I planned an easy dinner.

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Oh hello, lover! (Sexy new multi-cooker aka crockpot!)

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Chicken tortilla soup (based on this recipe) with lots of tortilla chips FTW.

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Plus another half a bowl cuz I was hangry.

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Evening snack? Nada. Sometimes if I’m munchy, I’ll snack on some nuts or have a piece of chocolate carob. Today was on the lighter side – my best guess is ~1600 cals. I am probably closer to 2000 most days.

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3 Responses

  1. That salad looks epic. I’m impressed. Looks like some good eatin’.

  2. That waffle looks glorious! I need to break out my waffle maker and try coming up some with GF waffle batter recipes.

    I’m obsessed with sparkling water. I swear when we have it in the house, I drink way more H20.

  3. mmmm waffle!!! I like your daily eats posts 🙂

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