Trader Joe’s Haul (5/4)

Trader Joe’s Haul (5/4)

I was really in the mood to go to Trader Joe’s this morning, so the kids and I did a little shopping there after hitting the playground. Even though I had a list on my phone of about five things, I ended up buying a whole lot more…as always.   Honey Glazed Miso Salmon on Salad Greens (This was my lunch today, and it was delicious- even if it could have used a bit more salmon.  I also had some pineapple on the side because my appetite was raging, and the salad alone didn’t cut it for...

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The best thing I ate this week (banana chia seed muffins)

The best thing I ate this week (banana chia seed muffins)

(Past recipes from my “The best thing I ate this week” posts include: quinoa fried rice, summer quinoa salad, and fried egg over quinoa with avocado, tomatoes, corn.) Up until recently, Michael would eat bananas like crazy.  But like a typical toddler, he decided that bananas are scary and disgusting right after I made a grocery run and stocked us up on enough to feed all of the monkeys at our local zoo for a week. Even though MT and I eat bananas daily, there was no way that we could finish them all off before they went bad....

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What I Ate Wednesday (WIAW)

What I Ate Wednesday (WIAW)

Happy Wednesday! Well, it has taken me 3 1/2 years, but I am partaking in my very first What I Ate Wednesday today. Being that it is only mid-day, this is obviously what I ate yesterday, but you get the picture.   1.  For breakfast, I had a protein pancake topped with organic pure maple syrup, strawberries, and blueberries.  I also had some decaf coffee with almond milk and cinnamon and a huge glass of water with lemon. 2.  Lunch was a wrap on a whole grain tortilla and filled with grilled chicken, avocado, tomato, onion, and...

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Healthy eats from the past few weeks

Healthy eats from the past few weeks

A few weeks ago, I wrote that I planned to bring back my “Healthy eats” posts (and more healthy eating posts in general).  Oddly enough, I am starting today- on a day when I have a massive headache coupled with extreme nausea.  I’ve actually felt like this for several days now (hence the major lack of posts this week).  I have no idea if it’s a bug or the pregnancy, but the feeling has basically rendered me useless. But enough about all of that.   Here are some of my recent meals and snacks.  Hopefully,...

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Things I didn’t share Friday (1/31)

Things I didn’t share Friday (1/31)

  1. Maybe it is pregnancy brain, but my memory has been horrible lately.  I walk into rooms and forget why I am in there, think I’ve responded to emails when I haven’t, and get in the car and can’t recall where I am going.  I’m basically the human version of Dory from Finding Nemo.   2. If you follow me on Instagram, you may have seen a pic of some new Ugg boots that I ordered online.  I chose them because they could be worn high or low and because I liked the gray color.  Unfortunately, they were more...

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Healthy eats from the week & link love

Healthy eats from the week & link love

  If you’ve been reading TGS for awhile, you might remember my “healthy eats from the week” posts.  Since I haven’t done one of those in several months, I figured that I’d do one today- in gallery style.     As you can see, I enjoyed grilled chicken salads, quinoa, sliced veggies with hummus, fish, smoothies, and omelets this week. I’ve been on a big brown rice kick lately too. And for some reason, I have “rice, rice, baby” (to the tune of the Vanilla Ice classic, of course) stuck in...

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