It’s already time for another installment of What I Ate Wednesday! Thanks again to Jenn from Peas & Crayons for hosting this link up every week. I love getting new ideas for meals and snacks from other bloggers. Plus, let’s be honest… I’m totally nosey and love the idea of getting to see into other’s lives for a day! You know you like it too…
Pre CrossFit I had a protein shake and ProSculpt… but I forgot to take a picture. You know what a blender bottle looks like? Imagine 2 of them. Done.
The WOD totally did me in today. 100 Kettlebell swings for the strength, then 5 rounds of 12 hang cleans and 12 burpees. There is just something about burpees that makes me want to vomit every time. Seriously, what it is?! Anyway, the finisher was 2 x 500m row. Ah, yes… row 1000m after nearly puking thanks to burpees.
All that to say I had a protein shake when I got home, tried to go for a run then realized that wasn’t going to happen, went home showered and laid down for a few minutes before making some scrambled eggs with ham.
that I forgot to take a picture of.
No worries I remembered to take a picture of lunch! and it was SO good. Just an easy mixed green salad, tomatoes, cucumbers and left over flank steak from Sunday’s dinner. Salad is definitely one of my summer staples, especially with my favorite dressing: Ken’s Lite Northern Italian
I love the flavor of it, plus it only has 45 calories per serving AND it’s gluten free. Awesome, right?
A few hours later I was getting hungry but it was too close to dinner for a big snack so I just made up another protein shake with my GNC Egg Protein and Chocolate PB2. Yummers. And finally you get a picture of the blender bottle I know you missed…
After working some more and finishing up some blog stuff (Check out yesterday’s post about Losing Weight with Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis!) I started working on dinner. I’m super excited to share this with you! I found this recipe for Paleo Turkey Meatballs and I was so excited to try it out. It came together really quick, but was super messy. While I was making the meatballs I roasted some Spaghetti Squash. I put the meatballs in the oven and started on homemade marinara sauce. I used 3 cans of tomato sauce, 1 can of diced tomatoes, 1 onion, 2tsp minced garlic, spinach and carrots from the food processor, italian seasoning, parsley and basil. I let it simmer, then the meatballs were done. I piled it all on my plate so quick I almost forgot to take the picture… but I remembered at the last second, aren’t you glad?!
I really wanted dessert but I spent so much time cleaning the kitchen from my dinner cooking fiasco I was too tired to make banana soft serve. Maybe next week!
And that is what I ate. Ta-da!
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What are some of your summer staples?