How is the week half way through already!? I feel like I just woke up and it was Monday. I know I love weekends but I don’t really enjoy when the weekdays go by in a blur. In an interesting note today I have had the opportunity to take up horse back riding lessons again. I used to ride and compete back in Jr. High through to University but had to give it up as it became a huge financial commitment. I think that if I start again, I will make sure that it’s very casual (in formality that is) at least starting out. To be honest I have missed it like crazy so hopefully I can be back up in the saddle again 🙂
Well seeing as it is Wednesday there should be a little focus on the eats of
Wednesday Tuesday. Thanks Jenn at Peas and Crayons and all who participate for making WIAW such a success!
Before I left for work I did snack on a handful of cereal as I put my actual breakfast together that I eat at work. That breakfast was coffee followed by a yogurt, fruit, and cereal bowl. I only had half the banana in the bowl so I saved the other half for a little way into the morning. It was very satisfying and kept me full until it was snack time.
(old pictures because I was to hungry to remember to take any this morning)
The morning snack today was a large apple
(file footage again)
followed by some leftover cold pizza that John made on the weekend
(first actual picture of the day. Looks appetizing doesn’t it 😉
Seeing as this WIAW involves fitness as well as food I will include my workout. Around lunch time I headed to the gym to hit up the treadmill for a 10km run. I just have to mention again how awesome the ipad mini is and how amazing Netflix is. It made the run fly by! But I really can’t wait to get outside running again.
By the time I got back to the office I was more than ready for…
LunchIt sorta fell apart but in the wrap is leftover salmon from Monday nights dinner along with some cheese, veggies and mustard. On the side were some veggies, hummus, and some Food Should Taste Good Chips (love ’em).
That kept me going for most of the afternoon aside from half a granola bar that I had but didn’t really like, hence only eating half. It was a Fibre One bar I found in the office kitchen but it tasted kind of chemically and artificial.
After a packed train ride home and a really busy work day I was able to get a little creative in the kitchen and whipped up a chicken Masala from a recipe I had found in my Quinoa Revolution Cookbook —> highly recommend this book for nutritious and quick dinners.
DinnerIn the bowl is the Chicken Masala with Quinoa underneath and a side salad.
hmmmm wasn’t fun part of this WIAW button? hmmmmmmmmm does taking down the Christmas tree count? No, I didn’t think so either but it had to get done. Bye bye tree
I am writing this Tuesday night but I am thinking that the night will end with a little TV/Tea/Snacking time.
Have a great Wednesday!
1) Have you ever tried Quinoa? Do you like it? I have to say I LOVE it!
2) When do you take down your Christmas tree?
3) How do you usually end your nights?